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Postgraduate courses can be a great way to further your skills and knowledge, particularly if you are looking to:

  • Deepen your understanding of your current subject
  • Get your foot on the ladder of a new career
  • Gain formal qualifications for your current career
  • Follow a career in academia

We offer a wide range of taught and research degrees. Take a look below to see a full list of our postgraduate taught courses or take a look at our research degree opportunities.

Duration

Our full-time taught courses usually commence in September (although some courses do also offer a January start) and lead to a Masters award in 12 months. All taught requirements for the Masters can be completed in nine months and the dissertation is usually completed in a further three months.

Our part-time courses normally last a minimum of two years and will involve attendance at university at least once a week.

Accounting and Law

Accounting and Financial Management

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

This course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge demanded by employers and will give you a competitive edge.

International Commercial and Corporate Law

Master of Law
Full-Time / Part-Time

Learn how to apply commercial and corporate law to cross-border trading.

International Criminal and Human Rights Law

MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Further your career by learning and applying international law in a professional and student-centred environment.

Law (Masters Stage Award)

Part-Time

This course gives you the opportunity to top up your existing qualification to a full LLM degree by dissertation.

MSc Accounting and Finance (60-credit top-up)

Full-Time

This course gives you the opportunity to top up your existing qualification to a full MSc degree by dissertation.

Business and Management

Certificate in Management Studies (CMS)

Certificate of Management Studies
Part-Time

Develop specialist business management skills for application in a large global organisation or SME.

Human Resource Management (International)

MSc
Full-Time

This course is designed to enable you to assess the nature, role and contribution of the human resource function in organisations.

Human Resource Management (Masters Stage Award)

MSc
Part-Time

Progress your career in HR with this strategic human resource management masters degree.

Marketing

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time

Vocationally orientated, this course equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a critically informed marketing professional.

MBA

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MBA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Grow your entrepreneurial skills and ability to solve complex business problems in creative ways.

MBA (Co-operative Enterprise)

MBA
Part-Time

This course has been developed with input from experts and practitioners from the co-operative sector and co-operative enterprises.

MBA (Creative Industries)

MBA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Provides the knowledge and skills required for career preparation for management positions, or business start-ups, in the creative industries.

MBA (Education)

MBA
Part-Time

Develop the knowledge and skills required to progress into management positions in the education sector.

MBA Business Administration (Masters Stage Award)

Full-Time

Consider enhancing your knowledge and career prospects by progressing to an MBA through a Masters Stage Award.

MBA Retail

MBA
Full-Time / Part-Time

This MBA will enhance and develop your knowledge of management skills that can be applied in a variety of retail situations.

Computing, IT and Multimedia

Computing (Dependable Software)

Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop high-level software engineering skills, combining theory, tools, methods and management techniques.

Computing (Information Security)

Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop an understanding of the central importance of security throughout the design and implementation of computer systems.

Computing (IT Management)

Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

MSc Computing (IT Management) will help you gain a critical understanding of the role of digital systems in supporting organisations.

Education

Academic Practice

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

Undertake research and scholarship in academic practice and develop research-informed academic practice.

Early Years

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MEd
Part-Time

Consider at a deeper level the knowledge, skills and attitudes that are necessary for working with young children and families.

Educational Leadership

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MEd
Part-Time

Develop a deep understanding of leadership as a social and ethical practice with profound implications for learning, school and society.

Inclusive Education

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MEd
Part-Time

Explore policies and philosophies of inclusion in relation to both special educational needs and special provision.

Mentoring and Coaching

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

Develop a deep understanding of the personal, social and organisational learning processes that take place when mentoring and coaching are applied.

Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET)

This franchised postgraduate certificate is an excellent stepping stone into employment in a wide range of further education related fields.

Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years with Early Years Teacher Status

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

Achieve Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) and become an outstanding early years teacher or specialist practitioner.

Professional Studies in Children's Play

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Part-Time

Developed in conjunction with practitioners, this course will give you a critical understanding of the role of children’s play.

Professional Studies in Education

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MEd
Part-Time

The development of advanced practice in teaching, learning and assessment is central to the art of teaching.

School Direct Teacher Training

Gain hands-on teaching experience and be part of a school from day one.

Special Educational Needs Co-ordination

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

Develops your capacity to increase the participation of pupils with SEN and/or disabilities in mainstream education.

Teacher Training PGCE (Primary)

Full-Time

This course has a high priority on school based learning and on developing your abilities of analysis, evaluation and autonomous learning.

Teacher Training PGCE (Secondary)

Full-Time

If you're looking for a lifelong challenging and exciting career using your degree subject knowledge or experience then teaching may be for you.

Health and Social Care

Community and District Nursing Specialist Practice (Level 7) (NMC approved)

Postgraduate Diploma
Full-Time / Part-Time

Progress your career by developing advanced skills in the delivery of quality person-centred district nursing services.

Youth Work (JNC recognised)

Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Gain an understanding of youth work in different settings and qualify with a JNC recognised PGDip.

Humanities

Creative and Critical Writing

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

You will work with practising and published writers to hone your craft and concentrate on your specific genre.

Philosophy and Religious Thought

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Part-Time

Develop as a sophisticated reader and writer, exploring the interplay between secular philosophy and religious reflection.

Leisure

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop your critical thinking, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills, to further your management career.

Media, Art and Design

Film Production (MA)

Full-Time

Learn how to create sophisticated, technically proficient, professionally produced, expertly written, personal films.

Fine Art

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop your studio practice in a critical and supportive academic environment to become a competitive arts professional.

Illustration (MA)

MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop your creative approach as an illustrator through an intense process of enquiry and investigation.

Landscape Architecture

Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Become equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of landscape architecture in the 21st century.

Landscape Architecture (Conversion)

Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

The conversion course is designed for those who have a degree in a subject other than an accredited degree in Landscape Architecture.

Photography

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Photography has been described as the most important medium of our time.

Screenwriting (MA)

Full-Time / Part-Time

Work with award-winning writers, gaining extensive knowledge of working across a broad range of genres and creative industries.

Visual Communication

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Extend your ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences and learn how to problem solve from alternative creative viewpoints.

Natural and Social Sciences

Applied Ecology

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Work on live projects with external organisations while learning from the applied expertise of our research team.

Business Psychology

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop work-force specific skills in the application of psychology, customising your pathway to develop specialist areas of expertise.

Forensic Psychology

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Designed with HM Prison Service input, there is a specialist focus on the detection and prosecution of sexual offences.

Occupational Psychology

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Become eligible for stage one BPS registration while undertaking independent research and developing your consultancy level skills.

Psychology

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Completion qualifies you for entry into BPS-accredited MSc courses in occupational psychology, forensic psychology and sport psychology.

Psychology (Graduate Diploma)

Full-Time

Accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), you will become eligible for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) of the BPS.

Sustainable Environments

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

This interdisciplinary course will equip you with the essential skills for negotiating change towards a more sustainable society.

Sport and Exercise

MSc Advanced Clinical Practice for Sports Injuries

Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop advanced clinical skills for injury management within elite, national, international and professional sports.

MSc Coaching Science (60-credit top-up)

Part-Time

This course offers the opportunity for you to top up to a Masters level.

Physical Activity Exercise and Health Practice

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Design and evaluate health promotion and physical activity interventions in a range of diverse settings.

Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise (Postgraduate Research)

Part-Time

Undertake in-depth research in an area of professional interest, making a contribution to knowledge in the sports and exercise industries.

Professional Practice in Sports Coaching

Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Use modern approaches from experienced coaches and develop your career into, or through, the sports coaching profession.

Psychology of Sport and Exercise

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Provides you with an academic programme that supports you if you aspire to work in sport and exercise settings.

Sport and Christian Outreach (Sports Chaplaincy)

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Explore the relationship between sport and spirituality in this Sports Chaplaincy UK recommended course.

Sport and Exercise Psychology

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Specialise in sport or exercise and part qualify as a BPS Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist in this BPS accredited course.

Sports Coaching

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Achieve National Governing Body coaching awards alongside your Masters degree. Learn cutting-edge methods and approaches from experienced coaches.

Sports Development

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Enhance your career prospects and develop your ability to make your mark in health, inclusion and regeneration via the medium of sport.

Sports Strength and Conditioning

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Learn and apply contemporary theoretical principles and scientific methodologies that enhance strength and conditioning practice.

Sports Therapy

MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Train with experienced sports therapists and learn how to prevent, diagnose and rehabilitate both elite and non-elite athletes.

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