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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 professional and 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 Finance

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.

Accounting and Finance (Masters Stage)

MSc
Full-Time

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

MSc Finance

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

From derivatives and investments to mergers and acquisitions, this course equips you with the skills needed to pursue a successful financial career.

Business and Management

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)

MSc
Full-Time / 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 Business Administration

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

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

MBA Business Administration (Masters stage)

MBA
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

MSc Human Resource Management

Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time

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

Computing, IT and Multimedia

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.

Computing (Masters Stage)

MSC-TU-75
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop the practical and evaluative skills required to be directly employable in the computing industry.

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
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

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.

Educational Leadership

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

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

Mentoring and Coaching

Postgraduate Certificate
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

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

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.

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
Full-Time / 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.

Teacher Training PGCE (Primary)

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)

PGCE
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

Advancing Practice (Health)

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Part-Time

Progress your career towards band 7 professional positions by advancing your practice in person-centred acute care

Community and District Nursing Specialist Practice

Postgraduate Diploma
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

Community and District Nursing Specialist Practice (Masters Stage)

MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Build on your Postgraduate Diploma by conducting in-depth research or a service-based evaluation within your desired specialist practice

Community and Primary Care Practice

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

Work towards band 7 professional positions by advancing your practice in person-centred community and primary care

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.

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.

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
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

Refine your knowledge and skills necessary to meet the challenges of landscape architecture in the 21st century

Landscape Architecture (with conversion year)

Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a career in landscape architecture

Photography

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

Challenge your ideas, ambitions and creativity in photographic practice

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.

Criminology

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

Work on practical assignments such as crime scene investigations, and gain experience within the criminal justice system.

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.

Sport and Exercise

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.

Professional Practice in Sports Therapy

Postgraduate Diploma / MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop advanced knowledge of sports therapy and challenge your clinical reasoning

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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