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​​Go further with a postgraduate or professional qualification from the University of Gloucestershire.

A postgraduate degree will allow you to develop the vocational skills and knowledge you need to either enter a specialist field or to climb the career ladder.

Grow your professional network through studying with a community of professionals from different areas of industry. Learn from specialists from the creative industries, business, accounting and finance, computing, sciences, education, health and sport.

Access a postgraduate loan to help towards the costs of study

Master’s students are entitled to access a loan of up to £10,280 as a contribution towards the cost of postgraduate tuition fees.*

Gain professional recognition through accredited courses

Many of our postgraduate courses are accredited by professional bodies which mean you can gain exemptions towards professional qualifications while studying for your degree. All accreditations are listed on course webpages.

Change your career

If you’re interested in a career change there are conversion course options which allows you to qualify in a specialist fields such as Landscape Architecture, Marketing, Psychology, Sports Therapy.

 

*terms and conditions apply. Please visit our fees page.

 

Accounting and Finance

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 / Part-Time

Recognised by ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, this fast-track masters enables you to enhance your current qualifications

MSc Finance

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

Using the latest data and real-world examples, gain the expertise to enter the world of finance at a senior level.

Art and Design

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

Recognised by the International Federation of Landscape Architects and the Landscape Institute

Landscape Architecture (with conversion year)

Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

Enter a career as a Landscape Architect by studying a course accredited by the Landscape Institute

MA/MDes Graphic Design

Full-Time / Part-Time

Practice and research combine to offer you problem solving skills for your future career aspirations.

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

Draw on a wide range of visual artistic disciplines to extend your ability to communicate effectively

Business and Management

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

Develop a creative approach to business that leads to innovation within today's fast-paced business world to become an outstanding business leader

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 / Part-Time

Deepen your understanding of human resource management and network alongside professionals with a rich mix of experiences

MSc Human Resource Management (Masters Stage)

MSc
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

Computing and IT

Computing (Masters Stage)

MSC Masters Stage
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

Cyber Security (MSc)

Full-Time / Part-Time

Develop or advance your career as a cyber security professional in leading technical or managerial roles

Ecology and Environmental 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.

Education and Training

Academic Practice

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

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

Early Years with EYTS

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

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

Education

MA
Full-Time / Part-Time

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

Educational Leadership

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA / 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 / MA / 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.

School Direct Teacher Training

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

Specific Learning Difficulties

Postgraduate Certificate
Part-Time

With dyslexia as a key focus, develop your knowledge of specific learning difficulties and take a critical approach to theory

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

Advancing Practice (Social Work)

Part-Time

Developed in partnership with agencies and services users, this course reflects the best and most current research and practice

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 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

Social Work

Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA
Full-Time

This intensive course is an accelerated route to becoming a HCPC-registered social worker

Media and 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.

Film Production

MA
Full-Time

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

Psychology and Criminology

Criminology

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

Develop the knowledge and skills which are directly relevant to employment in careers with the police, public services or third sector organisations

Forensic Psychology

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

Designed to develop the skills required in professional practice, this course has a specialist focus on the assessment and treatment of sex offenders

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.

Public Protection

Postgraduate Certificate
Full-Time / Part-Time

Apply research-based knowledge directly to your professional practice to assertively tackle public protection challenges

Sport and Exercise

Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise (Postgraduate Research)

Part-Time

Undertake in-depth research and advance your professional knowledge and skills at doctoral level

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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