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 in International Human Resource Management (Full-time)

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course will help you to develop an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world. You’ll examine how international companies address these challenges. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Why this course? This course will help you to develop an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world. You’ll examine how international companies address these challenges. The course allows you to consider these issues critically. It also encourages you to think more practically about the skills required to manage in an international context. The programme will provide you with: a good understanding of theoretical debates and policy issues affecting human resource management in the global context an awareness of the range of possible national and regional models for the management of human resources within the globalised economy an appreciation of the impact of local cultural and institutional influences on the practices of global organisations good working knowledge of the skills required to manage in an international context an understanding of how multinational organisations can best mobilise a culturally diverse workforce You’ll study The curriculum provides a good balance between theory and practice. You’ll undertake an introductory HRM class early in Semester 1 to prepare you for the core classes which follow. This class covers HRM concepts and functions such as: the nature of HRM people and their role in organisations recruitment and selection of employees managing people in the workplace, including: motivation and workplace relations; rewards and benefits; training and developing the workforce Research Report During Semester 2, you’ll produce a group report based on an organisational issue with an international focus. Assistance is given by the... [-]

MSc in Marketing

Edinburgh Business School
Campus or Online Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc in Marketing programme is equally relevant to you regardless of your current career, experience, knowledge or skills relating to the subject. It has been designed to appeal equally to non-business graduates looking to try their hand at marketing and marketing executives alike. [+]

Edinburgh Business School is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot- Watt University. EBS has been helping working professionals become business leaders for over 25 years, offering high quality and accessible postgraduate programmes in business. Our popular online MBA, Masters and DBA programmes have accelerated the careers of over 20,000 graduates. Our students have seen increased salaries, gained promotions within their companies and many have started their own business. Gain a greater understanding in the role marketing can play in the running of successful businesses and organisations Our MSc in Marketing programme is equally relevant to you regardless of your current career, experience, knowledge or skills relating to the subject. It has been designed to appeal equally to non-business graduates looking to try their hand at marketing and marketing executives alike. Studying for your Marketing qualification with EBS will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to make informed decisions that could possibly transform your business and add to its value. An EBS Marketing degree will arm you with the tools needed to take your career to the next level, fully prepared for the challenges and rewards ahead. Programme Structure Our MSc in Marketing programme has been designed to fit around the lives of busy working professionals. It gives you the freedom to choose where and when you begin your studies, and when you finish them; you can choose to study online or with one of our Approved Learning Partners (ALP): the School of Business and Computer Science in... [-]

MSc/ PgCert in Global Challenges : Health, Development, Environment

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

A masters designed to form the Sustainable Development leaders of the future. Addressing global development, environment & health. Online & part-time [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. 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... [-]

MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets

University of Edinburgh Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc will develop your understanding of emerging markets and how businesses can benefit from the globalisation of the world's economy. We aim to equip you with the key business skills to deal effectively with people and businesses in a multicultural context. [+]

Our MSc will develop your understanding of emerging markets and how businesses can benefit from the globalisation of the world's economy. We aim to equip you with the key business skills to deal effectively with people and businesses in a multicultural context. Programme overview Our MSc will help you to appreciate the dynamism of individual nations and emerging economies, and to understand the key issues relating to the competitiveness of international business. It will also help you to develop the practical techniques and skills needed for working with companies on international business projects. Overall, the programme aims to inform you of how businesses can take advantage of economic globalisation and negotiate the rapid development of new economic powerhouses. Programme structure You will take three core courses in your first term (Sep-Dec) and two more in the second term (Jan-May). In the second term you will also have the opportunity to choose two option courses from an extensive, annually reviewed list, which will allow you to tailor your studies towards your chosen career path. You will also have the opportunity to carry out a hands-on company project working with real business clients. The final dissertation will be written over the summer term (Jun-Aug) and is overseen by an academic supervisor. Career opportunities The success of our MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets is reflected in the career destinations of our graduates. Students come from all over the world, looking for objective, in-depth insights into global business practice. The knowledge they... [-]

MSc/PgDip Ancestral Studies

University of Glasgow
Campus Full time Part time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

The first of its kind in the world, Ancestral Studies is an innovative new interdisciplinary programme. Uniting teaching across humanities and sciences, Ancestral Studies explores the social and biological contours of identity, allowing you to study across multiple disciplines, create your own curriculum and pursue self-directed unique research. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. MSc/PgDip Ancestral Studies The first of its kind in the world, Ancestral Studies is an innovative new interdisciplinary programme. Uniting teaching across humanities and sciences, Ancestral Studies explores the social and biological contours of identity, allowing you to study across multiple disciplines, create your own curriculum and pursue self-directed unique research. Why this programme A truly interdisciplinary degree programme taught collaboratively by world leading academic departments An emphasis on building practical skills through professional masterclasses and skills workshops An immersive learning experience drawing upon the unique Scottish landscape and its rich history   The opportunity to contribute to, and shape, a new academic field of research Programme structure This course can be taken full or part time (at the convener’s discretion).  It is comprised of two core modules and several optional taught modules.  This structure allows you to shape your own curriculum and tailor it to your interests (insofar as staffing and course availability allows).  You will work closely with the convener to shape a meaningful and intellectually cogent programme of study.  Over the summer you will complete a dissertation or professional report dependent upon your interests. Core and Optional Courses Core Courses Research Methods for Ancestral Studies introduces you to key research methodologies and practices drawn from a range of disciplines. You will receive an introduction to specialist and transferable skills such as working with archives and online genealogical resources, visual culture, heritage landscapes, museums and material culture.  Emphasis is placed on the interpretation... [-]

MSc in Aquatic Food Security

University of Stirling
Campus Full time 1 - 5 years September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling

This course is designed to introduce the global issues affecting seafood production and trading, and will promote an understanding of the key factors affecting aquatic food production, post-harvest protocols, post-mortem metabolic events and microbial/chemical processes key for food safety and quality. Sensory assessment and shelf-life extension technologies will also be covered. This is the only aquatic food security MSc currently available in the UK. It will comprehensively follow the food chain from production through to consumer health and welfare. [+]

Food security is a complex issue of global significance and understanding the role and contribution of seafood within food security is an emerging research area. Seafood products are provided by both aquaculture and capture fisheries and are one of the most highly traded food products globally. Including seafood in our daily diet provides an affordable source of macro and micronutrients required for optimal human health and development. This course is designed to introduce the global issues affecting seafood production and trading, and will promote an understanding of the key factors affecting aquatic food production, post-harvest protocols, post-mortem metabolic events and microbial/chemical processes key for food safety and quality. Sensory assessment and shelf-life extension technologies will also be covered. The course will also examine other key issues in seafood trading such as traceability systems, certifications as well as the impact of governance and legislation on the global seafood sector. This is the only aquatic food security MSc currently available in the UK. It will comprehensively follow the food chain from production through to consumer health and welfare. What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills: IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 minimum in each skill Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency... [-]

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Take the Mechanical Engineering masters and improve your connections across industry while working towards chartered status. Course is applicable to mechanical design engineering, project engineering, manufacturing engineering or engineering sales. [+]

Accredited by: IMechE   EC

Mechanical engineers are both generalists and specialists, bringing broad expertise and specialised mastery to their roles as project managers, leaders and innovators. As a student of GCU's MSc Mechanical Engineering, you'll continue in this tradition. The programme is designed to expand your core knowledge of the discipline while enhancing your skills as a specialist in either design or manufacture.

The programme was developed according to the UK Engineering Council's benchmark requirements for professional engineering, ensuring you'll enter the workforce with the relevant capabilities that employers value. It is also accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Furthermore, our industrial advisory board offers strong connections to industry.... [-]


International Relations MSc

University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 12 months January 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

This course offers a comprehensive analysis of international and global political issues. It focuses on some of the most contentious areas of international politics, including transatlantic relations, the future of the European Union and the re-emergence of Russia as a global political force. [+]

Overview

This course offers a comprehensive analysis of international and global political issues. It focuses on some of the most contentious areas of international politics, including transatlantic relations, the future of the European Union and the re-emergence of Russia as a global political force.

It also provides a thorough grounding in the academic study of international politics, focusing on the theoretical approaches and methods of analysis that constitute the bedrock of any serious postgraduate research in this field.

While Politics at Dundee is big enough to have a real international presence, it is still small and intimate enough to offer a friendly and responsive home for students from all backgrounds. This is more than a mere claim - independent surveys consistently rate politics at Dundee as among the best-received programmes in the country.... [-]


MSc in International Business Management

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

MSc International Business Management provides a comprehensive understanding of the challenges faced by managers, as well as insight into the strategy, policy and practice key to managing these challenges. [+]

Accredited by: CMI

Meet the challenges of today's international business world - fast-paced, knowledge-based and interconnected across the globe. GCU's MSc International Business Management equips you with successful strategies, policies and practices key to managing these challenges. Further, it prepares you for responsible leadership, cross-cultural awareness and global citizenship so that you can find success in your work while contributing to the common good.

GCU's community brings together a culturally diverse group of classmates and colleagues to foster collaboration, innovation and growth. You'll learn from accomplished professors and industry professionals, alongside entrepreneurial and talented classmates from all over the world. You'll expand your knowledge, leadership skills and interpersonal skills - as well as your perspective. At GCU, the process of becoming a leader is academic, practical and social.... [-]


MSc International Relations, Law & Security

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This MSc/LLM in International Relations, Security & Law introduces and familiarises students with contemporary issues relating to the course topics, examining them through legal and political viewpoints. [+]

Why this course? Internationally and domestically, security, broadly defined, is among the most pressing concerns facing states. Adding to the complexity is the increasingly broad definition of 'security' as new challenges emerge – for example in relation to climate change – while 'traditional' ones – such as terrorism – are reconstructed, along with the heightened interdependencies between states and within their critical infrastructures. This MSc/LLM in International Relations, Security & Law introduces and familiarises students with contemporary issues relating to the course topics, examining them through legal and political viewpoints. The interdisciplinary approach of the course sets it apart from other MSc courses on international security and LLM courses on domestic and international security law as does its broad conception of ‘security’, which encompasses both ‘traditional’ concerns and more novel threats. You'll study This is a one-year full-time or two-years part-time course built around the core module of Contemporary Security Challenges & Responses in the first semester. Students are also required to take a research design module in either law or politics, depending on the degree they seek. The remaining modules come from a wide range of options in both the politics and law departments with students required to take at least one option in each department. Entry requirements First or upper second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in social sciences/law subjects or substantial professional experience. English language requirements You're required to have a suitable minimum level of competency in the English language if your first language is not English... [-]

MSc in Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Our highly regarded MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme will prepare you with practical skills in scientific investigation and a valuable body of academic knowledge informed by the newest research in the field. [+]

The biomolecular and biomedical sciences are challenging, demanding enthusiastic, driven students. Of course, these cutting-edge fields also offer incredible potential for positive impact – and meaningful careers.

The biomedical sciences offer hope for curing diseases and bettering the health and well-being of people across the globe. Every discovery shapes the future. Every contribution furthers the common good. 

GCU is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for allied health research conducted at world-leading standards (Research Excellence Framework). Our highly regarded MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme will prepare you with practical skills in scientific investigation and a valuable body of academic knowledge informed by the newest research in the field. ... [-]


M.Sc. International Marketing with Tourism and Events - France/UK

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in International Marketing with Tourism and Events, offered jointly by Ipag Business School and Edinburgh Napier University, is ideal for students who aim to enrich their background and career in global marketing strategies. [+]

Presentation The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in International Marketing with Tourism and Events, offered jointly by Ipag Business School and Edinburgh Napier University, is ideal for students who aim to enrich their background and career in global marketing strategies. Each of these programmes, taught completely in English, consists of three complementary components: 1st semester of studies in Edinburgh, 2nd semester of studies in Nice, Masters Dissertation (and optional internship). International Marketing with Tourism and Events Tourism, recreation and entertainment have added a new dimension to the mobility of people and unexploited business perspectives. This is clearly illustrated by the considerable growth in the number of international events taking place around the world, in the areas of culture, sports, entertainment and exhibitions. Therefore, there is an increasing demand for managers and executives with marketing competence and skills in tourism and events. This Master of Science degree enables graduates to: Acquire a thorough knowledge of marketing, market analysis, marketing and communication strategies, Develop proficiency in the fields of tourism and events marketing from the concept of the organisation to the promotion of national and international cultural, sporting and commercial activities. [-]

MSc/PGDip Energy, Water & Environmental Management

Abertay University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

The course is designed and delivered by a team consisting of industrial practitioners and leading academics drawn from the School of Engineering, Science & Technology and the Dundee Business School. The course delivery team is... [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. MSc/PGDip Energy, Water & Environmental Management Why choose this course? Learn the technical and management skills required to identify and manage opportunities in the energy and water sector in the sustainable global environment. Acquire the tools required to synthesise strategies/ solutions to environmental problems. Acquire the knowledge and skills for a technical and managerial career in energy, water and environmental management sectors. Develop a critical understanding of the complex environment and ability to integrate various multi-disciplinary components to reach conclusions in holistic problems of sustainable energy generation and utilisation and water cycle management. The course is designed and delivered by a team consisting of industrial practitioners and leading academics drawn from the School of Engineering, Science & Technology and the Dundee Business School. The course delivery team is actively engaged in research and consultancy activities, through the Urban Water Technology Centre (UWTC). The Centre benefits from close links with the research groups the Scottish Informatics, Mathematics, Biology and Statistics Centre (SIMBIOS), and Abertay Centre for the Environment (ACE) who have been awarded the highest research rating in Environmental Science of any modern university within Scotland. Emphasis is given to the practical application within industry and commerce, in addition to the appropriate theoretical rigour. The programme is an integration of scientific, technical, managerial and entrepreneurial concepts in the management of the environment, focusing on energy requirement, production and utilisation. Students are thus equipped with the knowledge on how to harness and exploit energy resources efficiently... [-]

MSc Applied Physics

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Science
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This is a vocational course in applied physics for anyone with a background in the physical sciences or engineering. [+]

Why this course? This is a vocational course in applied physics for anyone with a background in the physical sciences or engineering. You can choose classes relevant to your career interests from a wide range of topics including: high-power microwave technology laser-based particle acceleration and enabled applications physics and the life sciences materials and solid state physics photonics quantum optics and quantum information technology You‘ll put the knowledge gained in the taught classes to use on a research project. You can design the project to fit in with your interests and career plans. The course gives you the opportunity to explore and master a wide range of applied physics skills. It teaches you transferable, problem-solving and numeracy skills that are widely sought after across the commercial sector. You’ll study You’ll have two semesters of taught classes made up of compulsory and optional modules. This is followed by a three-month research project. Facilities This course is run by our Department of Physics. The department’s facilities include: cutting-edge high-power laser and particle acceleration research with SCAPA, enabling generation of radiation from the terahertz to the X-ray region, and biomedical applications the Ultrafast Chemical Physics lab with state-of-the-art femtosecond laser systems for multi-dimensional IR spectroscopy a scanning electron microscopy suite for analysis of hard and soft matter access to top-of-the-range high-performance and parallel computer facilities state-of-the-art high-power microwave research facility in the Technology & Innovation Centre advanced quantum optics and quantum information labs several labs researching optical spectroscopy and sensing Entry requirements MSc:... [-]

MSc International Event and Festival Management

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 12 - 18 months September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Gain the vital knowledge and practical skills to develop a career in international festivals and events in one of the world’s most famous festival cities. [+]

MScs 2017/2018 in Scotland United Kingdom. Gain the vital knowledge and practical skills to develop a career in international festivals and events in one of the world’s most famous festival cities. Course introduction Edinburgh is arguably the most famous festival city in the world. Visitors from all over the globe travel to this tourism-friendly capital city every year to experience its thriving cultural, seasonal and special events making it a great place to study event and festival management. This higher degree will equip you with the knowledge you need to successfully coordinate and plan international festivals or events, including conferences and devise policies and strategies for the overall industry and contributes towards professional accreditation with the Institute of Hospitality. What you'll learn You’ll learn broad skills, such as formulating policy and planning for the future, as well as developing your abilities in research, time management and presentation methods. You’ll also develop business and marketing skills that relate specifically to the management of large and small-scale events and festivals with an international focus. Through lectures, guest speakers and case studies, you’ll develop an advanced understanding of the issues and concepts involved in the industry. This is a full-time course split up into three trimesters. You can choose to start in either January or September. You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study. With our close connections within Edinburgh’s festival community, and the number of tourist ventures and operations in or near the city, you’ll have... [-]