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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.

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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