Master of Science Program in Scotland United Kingdom

Top MScs in Scotland United Kingdom 2017/2018

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The Master of Science provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain advanced research skills and knowledge in a professional learning environment. A Master of Science (MS) degree can provide you with the foundation of knowledge and key competencies you'll need throughout your career

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Scotland is at the north of Great Britain and has over 790 islands. The capital is Edinburgh, one of the largest financial centers. Their educational system has always been distinct from the rest of UK. Scotland has 15 universities, some of which are oldest in the world.

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MSc/PgDip/PgCert Biofluid Mechanics

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Why this course? Biofluid Mechanics applies engineering, mathematical and physical principles of fluids to solve complex and multifaceted problems, primarily in biology and medicine, but also in aerospace and robotics. This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics. The one-year full-time programme offers you a unique opportunity to lead the next generation of highly-skilled postgraduates that will form a new model worldwide for academia – with world-class research knowledge, industry – with highly-competitive skills in both biomedical engineering and fluid dynamics, and for society – with better training to work with clinicians. The course is taught by the Department of Biomedical Engineering, with input from other departments across the Faculty of Engineering and the wider University. You'll be supported throughout the course by a strong team of academics with global connections. You'll benefit from a unique training and an innovative teaching and learning environment. You'll study In Semesters 1 and 2, you'll take compulsory classes and a choice of optional classes. The remaining months are dedicated to project work, submitted as dissertation (Diploma students) or as a research thesis (MSc students). Compulsory Classes Biofluid Mechanics Industrial Software Medical Science for Engineering Research Methodology Professional Studies in Biomedical Engineering Optional Classes Haemodynamics for Engineers Numerical Modelling in Biomedical Engineeirng Cardiovascular... [-]

MSc/ PgCert in Global Challenges

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 - 5 years August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The MSc Global Challenges is awarded following successful completion of three online, part-time Postgraduate Certificate programmes, each of which takes a multidisciplinary approach to global challenges from its own distinct perspective. [+]

Programme description The challenge of how seven billion can live well on one planet can only be understood and tackled effectively by taking multiple perspectives and drawing on a range of disciplines. The MSc Global Challenges is awarded following successful completion of three online, part-time Postgraduate Certificate programmes, each of which takes a multidisciplinary approach to global challenges from its own distinct perspective. Studying all three Postgraduate Certificates gives you a comprehensive insight into the global challenges and develops and broadens your skills and knowledge to tackle them effectively. As you progress through the programme you will integrate your learning from each certificate you study, adding depth and richness to your experience. The three Postgraduate Certificates that make up the MSc are: PgCert Global Development Challenges Global Development Challenges considers the increasing economic, social and political inequalities in many parts of the world, and the need for new ways of thinking about and addressing international development. The programme is offered by the School of Social and Political Science. PgCert Global Environment Challenges Global Environment Challenges considers how human activity is changing the natural environment at an unprecedented rate and the impact of this on human wellbeing and development. The programme is offered by the School of Geosciences. PgCert Global Health Challenges Global Health Challenges considers the connections between local and global health challenges, and our changing understanding of health and wellness, illness and health care. The programme is offered by the Edinburgh Medical School (Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences).... [-]

MSc in One Health

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Part time 3 - 6 years August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Launched in 2014, this programme utilises the many strengths of the University of Edinburgh across multiple disciplines to provide the key training and skills required for a successful career in this emerging field. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Programme description One Health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex interactions between human health, animal health and ecosystem health. Its original emergence was largely driven by the threat of global pandemics of disease, in particular highly pathogenic avian influenza and SARS. There was a recognition that the complex health challenges faced in the 21st century required a new interdisciplinary approach that included both the natural and social sciences. Launched in 2014, this programme utilises the many strengths of the University of Edinburgh across multiple disciplines to provide the key training and skills required for a successful career in this emerging field. The One Health programme is part of the Global Health Academy and we share many elective courses with other programmes in the Academy. This provides a great deal of flexibility allowing you to personalise your studies to reflect your professional interests and career aspirations. As well as learning from our expert tutors you will join with students from around the world on a number of different master’s programmes to share experiences and knowledge. This programme is affiliated with the University's Global Health Academy. Online learning Our online learning technology is fully interactive, award-winning and enables you to communicate with our highly qualified teaching staff from the comfort of your own home or workplace. Our online students not only have access to Edinburgh’s excellent resources, but also become part of a supportive online community, bringing together students and tutors from... [-]

MSc in Accounting and Finance

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc in Accounting and Finance provides theoretical understanding and key skills to further your career in a range of finance-related professions. We aim to equip you with essential accounting and finance capabilities, including critical analysis, research and advanced numeracy. [+]

Our MSc in Accounting and Finance provides theoretical understanding and key skills to further your career in a range of finance-related professions. We aim to equip you with essential accounting and finance capabilities, including critical analysis, research and advanced numeracy. Programme overview Our MSc is designed to give students a specialist education in accounting and finance, suitable for a range of careers in the finance sector. It will provide you with an understanding of international accounting standards, global financial markets and the factors behind success and failure in different organisations. The programme will also help you to develop practical skills, such as the ability to evaluate financial statements, estimate fair values and compare different investments. Programme structure You will take four core courses in the first term (Sep-Dec) and two more in the second term (Jan-May). In the second term you will also be able to choose two specialised option courses. The final dissertation is written over the summer term (June-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. The course is structured to allow you to gain a strong foundation in accounting and finance, whilst allowing you to specialise and tailor your studies towards your chosen career path. Knowledge exchange The School's location in the UK's second largest financial centre allows students on the MSc to learn from visiting speakers with extensive experience in accounting and finance, such as the Head of Finance at AEGON and the Managing Director of Citigroup Scotland. The programme also maintains strong relationships with accounting... [-]

MSc in Marketing

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc will give you an in-depth knowledge of marketing from both an academic and practitioner's perspective, enabling you to address marketing challenges in critical and creative ways. The programme is designed to help those from general business or management-related disciplines develop into innovative marketing professionals who can drive strategic decisions in the creation of successful products and services. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Our MSc will give you an in-depth knowledge of marketing from both an academic and practitioner's perspective, enabling you to address marketing challenges in critical and creative ways. The programme is designed to help those from general business or management-related disciplines develop into innovative marketing professionals who can drive strategic decisions in the creation of successful products and services. Programme overview Our MSc in Marketing will give you a theoretical understanding of consumer behaviour, marketing research methods and marketing management, as well as the competence and creativity to apply this knowledge in real-life marketing situations. The programme will also provide you with ample opportunity to build key management skills such as communication and independent action, through group work and individual presentations. The MSc incorporates current and emerging trends in marketing theory and practice to give you the research-led knowledge and skills that are required by companies and employers. Programme structure The first term (Sep-Dec) of the programme will consist of a comprehensive welcome week followed by four core courses. In the second term (Jan-May) you will have the opportunity to choose four option courses that will enable you to tailor your studies towards your chosen career path. The final dissertation is written over the summer term (Jun-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. As a whole, our programme is structured with a career focus, allowing students to study aspects of marketing related to their interests and intended profession. Industry links Our MSc attracts... [-]

MSc in Management

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc will give you an understanding of contemporary management issues in an ever-changing business environment, and the chance to apply your knowledge to real-life management challenges. This programme, ranked in the top 10 in the UK in 2015 by the Financial Times, is valuable to both those starting out in business, and those looking to progress in their existing careers. [+]

Our MSc will give you an understanding of contemporary management issues in an ever-changing business environment, and the chance to apply your knowledge to real-life management challenges. This programme, ranked in the top 10 in the UK in 2015 by the Financial Times, is valuable to both those starting out in business, and those looking to progress in their existing careers. Programme overview Our MSc in Management will give you an in-depth understanding of the management techniques used in a variety of business situations, as well as the ability to apply this knowledge in relevant scenarios. You will learn to conduct methodological research into corporate and management issues and to devise your own concepts incisively and sensitively. Blending classic management techniques with the very latest in management thinking, the programme encompasses international issues and diverse national business characteristics and settings. Programme structure You will take five core electives in the first term (Sep-Dec) and the core Methods of Research course in the second term (Jan-May). In the second term you will also be able to choose two option courses which will allow you to tailor your studies towards your chosen career path. The final dissertation is written over the summer term (Jun-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. Learning is achieved through lectures, set readings, case studies, workshops and practical simulation exercises. Industry links A strong academic base, passionate faculty and international student body will ensure a rewarding student experience in our city-centre campus. The School has widespread industry... [-]

MSc Subsea and Pipeline Engineering

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course is for graduates in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines who want to gain advanced knowledge of subsea systems, designs and installation. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Why this course? As oil is required to be extracted in deeper and rougher seas, new demands continue to be imposed on design development as well as new installation and inspection techniques. This course is for graduates in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines who want to gain advanced knowledge of subsea systems, designs and installation. This includes systems and equipment such as: pipelines wellheads drilling rigs riser & mooring systems You’ll study Your course will be made up of three components: Instructional modules Group project Individual project (MSc only) Group project You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts. This project will enhance your team working and communication skills. It also provides valuable access to industrial contacts. It will give you a good understanding of all aspects of research work. In addition, the technological study must be accompanied by survey of the relevance and applicability of the findings to the maritime industries at large. You'll learn efficient ways to gather information, to distribute workload and to delegate amongst the group, to analyse their results and to appreciate the broader implications of the whole project. In-depth technological studies will be accompanied by increasingly important competence in managerial skills, quality assurance and a sound appreciation of the economic, political, social and environmental issues... [-]

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. [+]

Why this course? This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. Mechanical engineers are currently in demand in all types of industry. The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical topics, together with generic skills that will allow them to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities. This course will help you to gain expert knowledge in advanced mechanical engineering topics. You'll also have the opportunity to take modules in general skills such as project management and risk analysis. These are necessary skills for any professional engineer. Specialist pathways In addition to the Advanced Mechanical Engineering programme, the following specialist pathways are offered: Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace (MSc) Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Energy Systems (MSc) Advanced Mechanical Engineering with Power Plant Technologies (MSc) You’ll study You can take up to nine technical modules and three generic modules. MSc students also undertake an individual project. If you're taking the Advanced Mechanical Engineering (without specialisms) you’re free to select from any of the classes below. Energy Systems Compulsory modules Materials Compulsory modules Aerospace Optional modules Energy Systems Optional modules Materials Optional modules Power Plant Optional modules Generic modules If you’re on a specialist programme, you must include the three compulsory modules from your area of specialism, which you'll find in... [-]

MSc Design Engineering with Product Development

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Why this course? This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development. It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide a thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer supported product modelling, analysis, evaluation and digital and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution. The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. The Sustainability stream provides an opportunity to specialise in issues such as remanufacturing, product life cycles, and environmental impact to ensure that product development is responsibly conducted and managed from cradle-to-cradle. The Advanced Product Development stream is designed for graduates in product design engineering (or equivalent) who wish to enhance their technical knowledge and practical design skills through the application of state-of-the-art manufacture to practical design settings. Accreditation Accreditation is being sought for this programme from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for registration as a Chartered Engineer. Candidates must hold a CEng accredited BEng/BSc (Hons) undergraduate first degree to comply with full CEng registration requirements. Accreditation is being sought for this programme from the Institution of Engineering Designers (IED) on behalf... [-]

MSc Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 18 months August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Civil engineering develops and improves facilities and services that society needs – from the supply of clean water and energy to the design and construction of roads, railways and stations. [+]

Why this course? Civil engineering develops and improves facilities and services that society needs – from the supply of clean water and energy to the design and construction of roads, railways and stations. Solving problems of air, land and water pollution and protecting society against natural disasters are also important aspects of civil engineering. Engineering graduates are in high demand from recruiting companies worldwide. This 18-month MSc course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments, with practical experience provided by the industrial placement. The course has a significant design element based on the most up-to-date specialist design guidelines. This includes a major design project that integrates acquired knowledge and acts as a platform for structured self-learning. This MSc in Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement is suitable for graduates with a background in any discipline of civil engineering. Applicants with a degree in environmental engineering, earth science, mathematics, physics and mechanical engineering may also be considered. The MSc in Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement has four optional specialist streams: Structural Engineering & Project Management Geotechnical Engineering & Project Management Geoenvironmental Engineering & Project Management Water Engineering & Project Management Industrial placement A wide range of companies, such as AECOM, ATKINS, CAPITA, CH2M HILL and ClimateXChange (Scotland’s Centre of Expertise on Climate Change), are offering placements exclusively for this MSc. A full list of companies can be provided upon... [-]

MSc Oil and Gas Innovation

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The degree aims to develop new technologies in exploration, production, processing and decommissioning within the oil and gas sector, for graduates as well as individuals with industrial experience or companies with innovative ideas that they wish to develop. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Why this course? This Masters course is delivered by five Scottish universities* in partnership with the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC). The degree aims to develop new technologies in exploration, production, processing and decommissioning within the oil and gas sector, for graduates as well as individuals with industrial experience or companies with innovative ideas that they wish to develop. Who's the course for? graduates in engineering or science, who have the qualities and ideas required to become leaders in innovation technical staff who have identified an innovation or have expertise likely to yield innovative solutions and want to learn how to commercialise these business developers who have identified an opportunity to innovate in the oil and gas sector and seek to understand the framework of the industry and its supply chain managers or technical staff who are seeking innovative solutions for their challenges and want to equip themselves with the knowledge and leadership skills to enable their companies to identify, validate and commercialise possible solutions *The universities involved in this programme are: University of Strathclyde, University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, Heriot-Watt University, and the University of St Andrews. What you'll study The course is offered on a full-time basis. To achieve the MSc you must accumulate no fewer than 180 credits of which 120 are awarded in respect of the Dissertation. To gain the Postgraduate Certificate you must accumulate no fewer than 60 credits from the taught classes of the course. Compulsory... [-]

MSc in International Human Resource Management

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Globalisation and a shifting economic landscape are introducing new opportunities and practices to effective HR management. Our MSc in International Human Resource Management will develop your understanding of real-world HR issues and equip you with the necessary skills to operate across national borders as a human resources professional. [+]

Globalisation and a shifting economic landscape are introducing new opportunities and practices to effective HR management. Our MSc in International Human Resource Management will develop your understanding of real-world HR issues and equip you with the necessary skills to operate across national borders as a human resources professional. Programme overview Based on the success of our MSc in Human Resource Management, the recently introduced MSc in International Human Resource Management provides managers key practical, theoretical and research skills specific to the demands of working for multinational organisations and across national borders. On this MSc, you will gain an understanding of the key theories in HRM, an in-depth knowledge of specific IHRM practices, as well as an understanding of international personnel management issues. Programme structure You will take four core courses in the first term (Sep-Dec) and two in the second term (Jan-May). In the second term you will also have the opportunity to choose two option courses that will enable you to tailor your studies towards your chosen career path. The final dissertation will be written over the summer term (Jun-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. Overall, the programme is designed to incorporate the rapid practical and theoretical developments in the field of IHRM. Industry links A strong academic base, passionate faculty and international student body will ensure a rewarding learning experience in our city-centre campus. The School has widespread industry links enabling you to benefit from the expertise of a range of guest speakers. In the past,... [-]

MSc in Finance

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Combining up-to-the-minute theory with practical application, our Masters in Finance will prepare you for a great number of career options. This Masters programme has been devised for 2017 by combining key elements from our current Finance programmes (running in 2016), including our Finance and Investment MSc that was ranked 38th by the Financial Times, in order to give you the opportunity to tailor your learnings to your career aspirations. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Combining up-to-the-minute theory with practical application, our Masters in Finance will prepare you for a great number of career options. This Masters programme has been devised for 2017 by combining key elements from our current Finance programmes (running in 2016), including our Finance and Investment MSc that was ranked 38th by the Financial Times, in order to give you the opportunity to tailor your learnings to your career aspirations. The programme allows you to mix different areas of finance or specialise in: Corporate Finance Energy Markets Finance & Investment Programme overview The practical, theoretical and numerical skills learnt through the programme, as well as the global perspective that will be gained through classroom learning and discussion, will leave you well qualified for a range of finance related professions. We expect graduates to take up positions with companies like the Big 4, with investment and commercial banks; market and consumer research centres; fund management firms; energy utilities and consultancies; as well as with public sector departments responsible for finance sector, energy and climate-change policy. Programme structure You will take four core courses in the first term (Sep-Dec) and one more in the second term (Jan-May). In the second term you will also be able to choose to specialise either in: Corporate Finance, Energy Markets, or Investment. Alternatively you can choose a mixture of electives without specialising. The final dissertation is written over the summer term (June-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. The course... [-]

MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh

With organisations seeking to employ individuals with the ability to spot and take advantage of new opportunities, entrepreneurial and innovation skills are increasingly sought after. Our MSc prepares you for a wide range of careers in business including business development and running a start-up. [+]

With organisations seeking to employ individuals with the ability to spot and take advantage of new opportunities, entrepreneurial and innovation skills are increasingly sought after. Our MSc prepares you for a wide range of careers in business including business development and running a start-up. Programme overview Our MSc is designed to foster entrepreneurial and innovation skills in students, to enable you to have a career managing innovation in existing firms and to found new ventures. You will learn how organisations build value through the application of entrepreneurial practices, the challenges and opportunities typically facing new and existing businesses, and the ability to design and implement creative strategies. The programme places a strong emphasis on the application of your skills and knowledge to real-life situations and organisations. Programme structure You will take five core courses in the first term (Sep-Dec) and two in the second term (Jan-May). The core courses in the second term will be project-based courses within existing organisations requiring you to apply your theoretical knowledge to real-life situations. You will also be able to choose two option courses in the second term, to allow you to specialise in an area relevant to your future career path. The dissertation is written over the summer term (Jun-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. Career opportunities Our programme will help you to develop business skills that are essential in a wide range of different organisations, as well as preparing you for the possibility of one day starting your own business.... [-]

MSc/PgDip in Offshore Floating Systems

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme is for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to pursue a career in offshore engineering. It provides you with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems. You’ll look at their conceptions, design and installation. You’ll also gain a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals. With the world-wide search for... [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. MSc/PgDip in Offshore Floating Systems This programme is for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to pursue a career in offshore engineering. It provides you with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems. You’ll look at their conceptions, design and installation. You’ll also gain a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals. With the world-wide search for offshore oil and gas moving into increasingly hostile areas of ocean and deep and ultra-deep water, floating systems are becoming more widely used. Floating systems must be designed and built to withstand harsh environments with innovative methods and techniques being adopted to develop robust as well as economically efficient and safe structures. In meeting these challenges, concern for the environment is of increasing importance. The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME), a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry. You’ll study The programme consists of three components: instructional modules group project individual project (MSc only) Group project You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts. This project will enhance your team working and communication skills. It also provides valuable access to industrial contacts.... [-]