Master of Science Program in North West England United Kingdom

Top Master of Science Programs in North West England United Kingdom 2017/2018

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The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

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MSc in Electronic Engineering

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course covers the key components needed to design and implement modern electronic systems; the use of modern embedded systems for single chip solutions and higher power electronics; and links to renewable energy systems, fuel cells and hybrid vehicles. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. This course covers the key components needed to design and implement modern electronic systems; the use of modern embedded systems for single chip solutions and higher power electronics; and links to renewable energy systems, fuel cells and hybrid vehicles. You will study the application of electronic systems and examine possible future uses. The course will improve your skills in the integration and control of electronic systems and link to image processing, the study of which is delivered by our world-leading imaging group. A project completes the MSc, allowing you to specialise in your chosen area of interest. Features and benefits of the course Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering division has risen 19 places in the Guardian University Guide 2017 and is now ranked 18th in the UK. Research in the School of Engineering was rated 'internationally excellent' in the 2014 Recent Excellence Framework (REF). The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January. A wide range of projects in renewable energy systems are available. You will study a strong mix of theory, practice and industrial case studies. ABOUT THE COURSE Our engineering Masters programmes are designed to meet the needs of an industry which looks to employ postgraduates who can learn independently and apply critical thinking to real-world problems. Many of the staff who teach in the School also have experience of working in industry and have well-established links and contacts in their... [-]

MSc in Banking and Finance

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

The MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for graduates who have not studied finance at undergraduate level. The programme would also be suitable for those who hold an undergraduate degree in a business, economics or similar subject, who would like to develop specialised knowledge in finance. It is therefore ideal for those seeking a career in the banking, finance or financial services sectors. [+]

The MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for graduates who have not studied finance at undergraduate level. The programme would also be suitable for those who hold an undergraduate degree in a business, economics or similar subject, who would like to develop specialised knowledge in finance. It is therefore ideal for those seeking a career in the banking, finance or financial services sectors. The course may also be suitable for those who may not have a degree, but who possess relevant experience or professional qualifications. You will have the opportunity to engage with current business, banking and financial issues through specialist input and the completion of independent study. You will also be able to produce a substantial piece of original research into a banking or finance related issue. The course is career focused from both a capital and planning perspective and looks at the subjects of banking and finance from a holistic viewpoint. Whilst academic in format, the knowledge application and generic skills that you will learn have great relevance for a career in banking. During your studies, you may have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. As a student of the Accounting, Finance and Economics Department, you will have complementary access to Bloomberg, the leading global platform used by... [-]

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Your studies will span advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. You will build complex models of dynamics, static and thermo fluid systems using latest industry-standard software. You will use finite element analysis to evaluate heat, stress and fluid flow problems. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. Your studies will span advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. You will build complex models of dynamics, static and thermo fluid systems using latest industry-standard software. You will use finite element analysis to evaluate heat, stress and fluid flow problems. Failure mechanisms in real world systems and components will be investigated through fatigue analysis; you will also examine multi-body dynamic systems and turbulent fluid dynamic motion. Your chosen specialist Masters project makes up one third of the overall course. You will also learn from industry case studies. All units provide real-world engineering problems, case studies and practical techniques using state-of-the-art hardware and the latest, industry-standard software for design, experimentation and evaluation. The units typically have a good balance of practical and theoretical work. Much of the practical work is computer based. Features and benefits of the course Engineering facilities are excellent with a new £4m heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching in surface engineering, materials and dynamics, and state-of-the-art kit including rapid prototyping machines and water jet cutters. Research in the School of Engineering was rated 'internationally excellent' in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF). You will learn from industrial case studies and use the latest, industry standard software. The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January. ABOUT THE COURSE Engineering facilities are excellent with a new £4million heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching in surface engineering, materials... [-]

MSc in Marketing (Creative Advertising)

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of advertising. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of advertising. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. Advertising and management skills are in high demand, with graduates working at all ends of the advertising spectrum from traditional print-based advertising to digital media. Commercial, theoretical and creative units are combined to provide graduates of this programme with a significant advantage in this fast-paced and dynamic industry. The programme is taught by industry professionals and highly experienced tutors, who are able to draw upon their substantial experience in marketing, digital and creative advertising management to bring lectures to life and help direct practical student projects. Approved and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing this programme has excellent professional links nationally and internationally - Manchester is acknowledged as a world-leader in digital marketing activity. Completing the programme can enhance your career prospects, as graduates will have the digital, creative and cutting-edge business skills required by advertising agencies internationally. The MSc Marketing (Creative Advertising) is designed to ensure you will study the latest thinking and techniques within the discipline of creative advertising and acquire the skills and capabilities to become a “work ready graduate”. More specifically, the programme will develop your creative thinking skills in helping to create and implement effective creative advertising solutions to complex advertising challenges.... [-]

MSc in Animal Behaviour

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. Students can gain experience of laboratory studies (of invertebrates) and field work. The programme features a strong numerical and research-orientated approach. A range of elective units are available, including Zoo Conservation Biology which takes place at Chester Zoo. There is also a compulsory residential field course in Poland or Tanzania. The MSc is completed by a research-based project which can be carried out overseas or in the UK. There are also opportunities to work within Manchester Met research projects in Tanzania, Kenya, the Philippines, Mauritius and Madeira. Features and benefits of the course We work with the College of African Wildlife Management and the Kenya Wildlife Service and are able to offer unique fieldwork experiences in Tanzania and Kenya. You will have the opportunity to stay for six weeks at one of our research bases in Tanzania or Kenya to collect data for your own research project. Course delivery is flexible and most lectures take place in the evening. Lectures, other course materials and assessment information are available via our online learning platform, Moodle. In the last ten years we’ve invested over £50 million in our home, John Dalton building, including high specification teaching and... [-]

MSc in Business Analytics

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of business analytics and business intelligence. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but possess relevant experience. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of business analytics and business intelligence. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but possess relevant experience. In today's organisations, technology is a business-critical resource integrated into the fabric of business operations. There is a growing recognition that businesses need to leverage big data in order to maximise competitive opportunities. This programme focuses on both of these elements in preparing you to achieve a balanced combination of technical competence coupled with an understanding of business intelligence. The programme will allow you to develop the acumen necessary to identify opportunities for the organisation through understanding data, as well as the ability to build a case for exploiting and deploying technological solutions. The familiarisation of information technology for analytics will develop your appreciation of how these can be integrated into business operations. This course is taught by experienced tutors with real world consultancy and research expertise in the field of digital business. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers A live consultancy project for your final dissertation Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. Extensive use of the University's online virtual learning... [-]

MSc in International Finance And Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Ideal for graduates with a degree in a business, economics or finance/accounting related discipline (minimum good UK honours degree 2:2), this programme has been designed for those seeking to develop a financial management career in either the public or private sector. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. Ideal for graduates with a degree in a business, economics or finance/accounting related discipline (minimum good UK honours degree 2:2), this programme has been designed for those seeking to develop a financial management career in either the public or private sector. You will study topics relating to international finance processes and there will be an emphasis on assessing performance management, risk and management accounting. You will have the opportunity to engage with current business issues through specialist input and the completion of independent study. During your studies, you may have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. Teaching staff on this programme are highly experienced practitioners and active researchers in their fields. Read more about the staff from the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics. All graduates from the MSc International Finance and Management course will be eligible to sit the CIMA Gateway paper which will fast track them to the CIMA Strategic Level. The route requires you to sit a single three hour exam in either May or November each year. It assesses your knowledge of the material covered in the management level of the CIMA Professional Qualification. Once you have passed, you will be awarded the CIMA Advanced Diploma in... [-]

MSc in Public Relations

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of public relations (PR) and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of PR. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of public relations (PR) and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of PR. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. Combining a unique blend of academic and practical public relations skills, the course will enable you to develop a successful career in an incredibly dynamic sector. With a strong emphasis on application of knowledge to practice industry skills such as PR writing, media relations, digital communications and client management are underpinned by academic rigour focusing on PR strategy, campaign planning and PR specialisms. You will have the opportunity to work with real clients, including individually creating a press pack for use by a client, in addition to working as part of an account team on a live PR project. You will be able to network with professional PR practitioners and guest speakers, and have the option to undertake an internship to gain additional work experience. Completing the programme will enhance your career prospects, equipping you with the skills required by PR consultancies as well as private and public sector organisations. Features and benefits of the course This programme has an advanced standing route for mature students who have relevant professional qualifications or who have previously studied for a postgraduate certificate or diploma. Through advanced standing we can give you academic credit for your current qualifications. Consequently you only... [-]

MSc in Cyber Security

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This title also includes the basic, key elements of forensic computing: forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This title also includes the basic, key elements of forensic computing: forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation. Students will gain a broad understanding of the different levels of computer and network security together with the basic phases of a forensic investigation and of computing in general. They will examine wireless communication systems; networks; operating systems and interfacing socket programming; servers and their security implications; and the planning and implementation of network security management, including security, risk analysis and disaster recovery planning. Features and benefits of the course The School has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories which is supported by a dedicated team of technical staff. Research in the School was rated 'internationally excellent' with some rated 'world-leading' in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our online virtual learning platform Moodle, provides access to lectures, course materials and assessment information. Classes are concentrated on certain days of the week to facilitate part-time students’ attendance and allow full-time students to undertake part-time employment if necessary. The School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology is a member of the Oracle Academy. We are an academic partner of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). This partner status recognises our expertise in the field of information and cyber security. We are also... [-]

MSc in Advanced Computer Science

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our postgraduate courses are concerned with vocational education, and it is anticipated that the majority of MSc graduates will either enter employment (or continue) as IT/Computing professionals, or progress to doctoral work with a probable view to pursuing academic or research careers. [+]

This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our postgraduate courses are concerned with vocational education, and it is anticipated that the majority of MSc graduates will either enter employment (or continue) as IT/Computing professionals, or progress to doctoral work with a probable view to pursuing academic or research careers. You will study four specialist, advanced units including High Performance Computing and Big Data and Advanced Computer Networks and Operating Systems. A wide-range of optional units allow you to tailor your course to specialise in areas of your choice. A third of your MSc will consist of a solo project with individual supervision. This is supported by a series of seminars/workshops, but the emphasis is on student-centred learning and recognises expectations about student autonomy, typical of postgraduate level and also is part of the strategy to enhance your employability through the development of confidence, self-awareness and self-sufficiency. We are a member of the Oracle Academy and highly rated in terms of research. Our supervision and facilities are also excellent. Students successfully completing this degree title will: Understand concepts and be able to apply appropriate techniques across a broad range of specialist computing subjects Be able to carry out a research-informed, practical project involving system construction or experimentation work. Features and benefits of the course The School has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories which is supported by a dedicated team of technical... [-]

MSc in Economic and Financial Analysis

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course is aimed at graduates who may have studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at undergraduate level. It is also suitable for those not holding a degree but who possess relevant professional qualifications or experience. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. This course is aimed at graduates who may have studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at undergraduate level. It is also suitable for those not holding a degree but who possess relevant professional qualifications or experience. The course aims to provide industry-ready professionals equipped with the skills needed for success in a variety of banking, finance, analysis, local government and regional development careers. You will be taught critical knowledge for Economic and Financial Analyst careers, and have extended opportunities to develop highly valued skills using industry-standard software (Bloomberg and Stata) in your analysis of real data to answer your own research questions. All this will be done in a challenging and thought provoking manner, which questions the traditional assumptions underlying many mainstream models of societies and economies to arrive at more useful perspectives. Following this course, you would have the ability to assess a new financial product or innovation in terms of its likely success or failure, and its overall effect on the financial system. You may also have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. As a student of the Accounting, Finance and Economics Department, you will have complementary access to Bloomberg, the leading global platform used by the world’s leading... [-]

MSc in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health. [+]

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health. Workplace safety and worker health is increasingly significant in tackling wider societal issues around morbidity, early mortality and the influences of lifestyle on individuals and communities. This programme is a comprehensive study into the current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing 21st century Health and Safety. It introduces the student to the multitude of factors that are influential in workplace safety and health. The course has extensive practical emphasis, with regular site visits to a variety of industrial and commercial settings. The knowledge acquired is applied to risk assessment, management and compliance requirements, to maintaining workplace safety, and to building infrastructure and compliance systems. Demand for qualified individuals who can make a significant impact in the workplace environment on the health and safety of employees is high, with excellent starting salaries and progression. Features and benefits of the course Registration and Graduate membership of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Improved opportunities for promotion/employability due to Continuing Professional Development requirements and changes in the service provision nationally Strengthened enterprise/research skills Greater depth of knowledge/degree of critical and analytical thinking Improved transferable skills Improved postgraduate employability across a range of sectors ABOUT THE COURSE This course has been designed to benefit those who currently work... [-]

MSc in Information Systems

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Information Systems is concerned with software (and to a lesser extent hardware) that gathers, stores, processes and manages data and communications within an organisation and is at the heart of any large scale enterprise. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. Information Systems is concerned with software (and to a lesser extent hardware) that gathers, stores, processes and manages data and communications within an organisation and is at the heart of any large scale enterprise. The key areas of study are databases, object oriented programming, systems analysis, networks, digital media systems and information systems management and strategy. The course is designed to enable a career change to Information Systems or update and broaden knowledge and skills if you are already working in the field. A third of your MSc will consist of a solo Information Systems project with individual supervision normally in a non-technical area. This is supported by a series of seminars/workshops, but the emphasis is on student-centred learning and recognises expectations about student autonomy, typical of postgraduate level and also is part of the strategy to enhance your employability through the development of confidence, self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It is possible to switch between MSc Information Systems and MSc Computing as you develop your areas of specialism and own interests in this exciting field. Features and benefits of the course The School has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories which is supported by a dedicated team of technical staff. Research in the School was rated 'internationally excellent' with some rated 'world-leading' in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our online virtual learning platform Moodle, provides access to lectures, course materials and assessment information. Classes are concentrated on... [-]

MSc in Engineering Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business and management. You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. [+]

An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business and management. You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. The flexible nature of the course means you can choose any advanced engineering units. The business units cover the key components of business and management and give engineers valuable knowledge and insights into how people and organisations behave, an understanding of financial issues facing business and know-how to improve your management skills. You will carry out a research project which can be academic or industry-based. Features and benefits of the course The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January. This course provides you with the opportunity to select what you wish to study from a wide variety of engineering units. Benefit from multi-disciplinary working with business and engineering. Many of our academic staff who teach worked in their industry sector and have well-established links and contacts, ensuring that our curriculum is relevant for future employment. New £4m heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching. ABOUT THE COURSE You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. The flexible nature of the course means you can choose any advanced engineering units. The business units cover the key components of business management and give engineers valuable knowledge... [-]

MSC in Accounting and Finance

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at undergraduate degree level. Alternatively, if you have successfully achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental level papers you are eligible to apply. [+]

MSc Programs 2017/2018 in North West England United Kingdom. This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at undergraduate degree level. Alternatively, if you have successfully achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental level papers you are eligible to apply. The programme covers a number of core themes including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), corporate reporting, corporate governance and risk management. Professional ethics, alongside the application of tools and models of finance theory to complex strategic corporate finance transactions are central to the programme. In addition, you will develop knowledge in implementing strategy in the context of both the external environment and internal business capabilities, and be able to evaluate performance implications of a given strategy. You will have the opportunity to engage with current business issues through specialist input and the completion of independent study. Your dissertation will normally take the form of an empirical piece of research. Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. Teaching staff on this programme are highly experienced practitioners and active researchers in their fields. As a student of the AFE Department, you will have complementary access to Bloomberg, the leading global platform used by the world’s leading banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics and research. The Business School is the only public sector ACCA platinum approved learning partner in... [-]