Master of Science Program in South East England United Kingdom

Top Master of Science Programs in South East England United Kingdom 2017

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The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

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MSc Food Safety and Quality Management

Natural Resources Institute - University of Greenwich
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Chatham

The MSc Food Safety and Quality Management has been designed for professionals working in the food chain. This programme has been designed to provide graduates with an insight into measures that are required to provide a supply of safe and wholesome food to consumers globally. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MSc Food Safety and Quality Management Overview The MSc Food Safety and Quality Management has been designed for professionals working in the food chain. This programme has been designed to provide graduates with an insight into measures that are required to provide a supply of safe and wholesome food to consumers globally. A wide spectrum of food safety and quality management issues are addressed following the farm to fork approach. Topics covered include: good governance and national control systems, food inspection and testing services, legislation and private standards, management of food safety and quality within the supply chain as well as in hotels and restaurants. Students will gain an understanding of safety and spoilage characteristics of a range of commodities/food products. As well as an understanding of the design and implementation of Food Safety Management Systems based upon the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Concept (HACCP). The MSc FS&QM by Research is available for students with the appropriate background. The MSc Food Safety and Quality Management (Control Systems and Trade) specialises in activities linked to good governance, food inspection and testing along the supply chain and is available for students working or would want to work in this area. The route forms part of the named award on successful completion of the programme. The MSc Food Safety and Quality Management (Postharvest Technology) allows specialisation in the technology of handling plant products and is available for students with the appropriate background... [-]

MSc Mathematics and its Applications

University of Kent, School of Mathematics, Statistics & Actuarial Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This MSc programme is for graduates seeking to enhance their knowledge, creativity, and computational skills in core mathematical subjects and their applications. [+]

MSc Mathematics and its Applications This MSc programme is for graduates seeking to enhance their knowledge, creativity, and computational skills in core mathematical subjects and their applications. At least one modern application of mathematics is studied in-depth by each student. Mathematical computing and open-ended project work forms an integral part of the learning experience. There are opportunities for outreach and engagement with the public on mathematics. If you love mathematics, want to learn more about the subject and its wider relevance and application, then this MSc is for you. Course structure This programme allows you to further enhance your knowledge, creativity and computational skills in core mathematical subjects and their applications giving you a competitive advantage in a wide range of mathematically based careers. The modules, which are designed and taught by internationally known researchers, are accessible, relevant, interesting and challenging. At least one modern application of mathematics is studied in-depth by each student. Mathematical computing and open-ended project work forms an integral part of the learning experience. There are opportunities for outreach and engagement with the public on mathematics. Fees As a guide only, the 2014/15 annual tuition fees for this programme are: Mathematics & its Applications - MSc at Canterbury: Full-time: £5100 UK/EU; £12450 Overseas Part-time: £2550 UK/EU; £6240 Overseas Key facts Subject area: Mathematics Award: MSc Course type: Taught Location: Canterbury Mode of study: Full-time or part-time Attendance mode: Campus Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time Start: September Total Kent credits: 180 Total ECTS credits: 90 [-]

MSc/PGDip Environmental Conservation

University of Greenwich
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Medway London + 2 more

This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. This programme is for individuals already working in environmental conservation who seek to broaden or update their knowledge, and for graduates who wish to become professionally involved in conservation and environmental management. Professional and conservation organisations have advised on the content of this degree, ensuring strong links between the programme and the needs of the conservation industry and it has received a 'Best Practice' award from the CIEEM. The programme is structured around four compulsory courses that integrate theoretical and practical aspects of contemporary conservation and environmental management. Students develop an interdisciplinary understanding of modern-day conservation and environmental management, and gain a practical understanding of ecological techniques and strategies. They also acquire the skills to critically apply environmental management techniques and methods to practical situations and to understand modern-day decision making and the underlying criteria and values. In addition, they gain specific knowledge and skills through their chosen optional courses. During June to September students undertake a research project in a specialist area of conservation, often in collaboration with an external organisation. There is a high component of practical work including fieldtrips. This programme is accredited by the CIEEM. The aims of the programme are: - To provide a broad-based understanding of the current issues facing practitioners. - To equip graduates to develop a career in the environmental sector. - To enable students to develop a portfolio of skills and specialist knowledge of a particular area during the research project. Course... [-]

MSc Cyber Security

University of Kent, School of Computing
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

On this GCHQ accredited programme you will learn the essential skills to support cyber security within commercial and government organisations. This includes the technical side of encryption, authentication, biometrics, network security, etc as well as information security management and cyber security risk. [+]

On this GCHQ accredited programme you will learn the essential skills to support cyber security within commercial and government organisations. This includes the technical side of encryption, authentication, biometrics, network security, etc as well as information security management and cyber security risk. This MSc is aimed at computing graduates with strong programming skills seeking careers as cyber security professionals or careers that need a systematic and deep understanding of the subject. It would also be an excellent starting point for those wishing to carry out further research in cyber security. About the School of Computing Our world-leading researchers, in key areas such as systems security, programming languages, communications, computational intelligence and memory management, and in interdisciplinary work with biosciences and psychology, earned us an outstanding result in the most recent national research assessment. The School hosts the University's GCHQ/EPSRC accredited Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, one of only 13 in the country. In addition, two of our staff have been honoured as Distinguished Scientists by the ACM and we have also held Royal Society Industrial Fellowships. As an internationally recognised Centre of Excellence for programming education, the School of Computing is a leader in computer science teaching. Two of our staff have received the ACM SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education. We are also home to two National Teaching Fellows, to authors of widely used textbooks and to award-winning teaching systems such as BlueJ. For more information visit our online prospectus https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/1225/cyber-security [-]

MSc in Conservation Biology

University of Kent, School of Anthropology & Conservation
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The Conservation Biology programme provides students with a knowledge base and the practical experience to address issues relating to biodiversity conservation and biodiversity management. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. Enhance your knowledge and the practical experience to address issues relating to biodiversity conservation & management. The Conservation Biology programme provides students with a knowledge base and the practical experience to address issues relating to biodiversity conservation and biodiversity management. In particular, it will provide students with information and knowledge to: - Minimise the negative effects of development on species, habitats and ecosystems. - Increase awareness of the issues surrounding biodiversity conservation nationally and globally. - Ensure that local communities living around areas of conservation importance are respected and have their interests taken into account when developing management plans for protected areas. - Integrate the planning and management of biodiversity conservation with education, applied scientific research, and sustainable development. The programme is relevant to the work of conservation biologists and managers, NGOs, consultancy firms and contractors, international agencies, and donors. In particular, it is designed for conservation professionals who wish to gain formal scientific training and students with prior academic qualifications who wish to re-train for a new career in biodiversity conservation. The majority of graduates have resumed conservation work in their own countries, secured employment or are carrying out further research [-]

MSc, MPhil, PhD Digital Arts

University of Kent, School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The School conducts high-quality significant national and international research and offers excellent opportunities for graduate studies. The digital media group has interests in many areas of interactive multimedia and digital film and animation. [+]

The School conducts high-quality significant national and international research and offers excellent opportunities for graduate studies. The digital media group has interests in many areas of interactive multimedia and digital film and animation. [-]

MSc Research Methods in Psychology

University of Kent, School of Psychology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The Research Methods in Psychology MSc offers advanced and broad-based training in the major methods and statistical techniques in use in psychology, together with a wide range of optional modules. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MSc Research Methods in Psychology The Research Methods in Psychology MSc offers advanced and broad-based training in the major methods and statistical techniques in use in psychology, together with a wide range of optional modules to allow you to tailor your studies to suit your own particular interests. As a student within the School of Psychology at Kent, you benefit from our supportive, dynamic and diverse environment for creative research and learning. All of our taught Master’s (MSc) programmes have been recognised by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting the nationally recognised criteria for preparation training for PhD research. Some of our PhD students are self-funded, and others are funded by grants or awards either from the School, UK or their countries of origin. Some are also paid to undertake part-time teaching within the School. We have a strong track record of attracting ESRC research studentship funding, which involves partnerships with external organisations such as Age Concern England and the Equality and Human Rights Commission and collaborative studentships with partners such as People United. Fees As a guide only, the 2014/15 annual tuition fees for this programme are: Research Methods in Psychology - MSc at Canterbury: Full-time: £5100 UK/EU; £12450 Overseas Part-time: £2550 UK/EU; £6240 Overseas Exceptions may apply. Key facts Subject area: Psychology Award: MSc Course type: Taught Location: Canterbury Mode of study: Full-time or part-time Attendance mode: Campus Duration: One year full-time, two years part-time... [-]

Taught MSc in Forensic Science

University of Kent, School of Physical Sciences
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The taught MSc in Forensic Science is an exciting new Master’s programme which prepares you for a professional role in forensic science within the criminal or civil judicial systems. [+]

Taught MSc in Forensic Science The taught MSc in Forensic Science is an exciting new Master’s programme which prepares you for a professional role in forensic science within the criminal or civil judicial systems, the Police, forensic practice, or research. It is specifically aimed at graduates with a strong grounding in forensic science who wish to advance their knowledge beyond a three-year degree. Key Features The taught MSc in Forensic Science allows you to develop command, control and management skills in relation to major incidents and gain the ability to present expert evidential incident reports in court to the highest standard. You also develop your knowledge and understanding of advanced laboratory analytical methods applied to forensic investigation. Employability The School of Physical Sciences was placed third for job prospects in The Times Good University Guide 2009. Kent has an excellent record for postgraduate employment: over 90% of our postgraduate students who graduated in 2010 found a job or further study opportunity within six months. Accreditation The School of Physical Sciences is one of only five institutes nationally to be fully accredited by the Forensic Science Society and endorsed by SkillsMark under the Skills for Justice programme Scholarship The MSc in Forensic Science has a scholarship - Postgraduate Scholarships State of the Art Facilities As a student of the taught MSc in Forensic Science you will have access to newly refurbished state-of-the-art laboratories as well as access to first-class facilities. These facilities include a dedicated firearms and ballistics kit, forensic investigation... [-]

MSc International Business and Economic Development

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The programme is particularly suited to Business students who are looking to acquire economics understanding and skills in order to pursue a career in multinational enterprises, international organisations and consultancy companies. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. This is a multidisciplinary MSc programme that brings together the areas of international business and economic development. Taught jointly by the School of Economics and Kent Business School, the programme benefits from the expertise and strong research in both schools. The programme provides an excellent postgraduate education in the core principles of international business and economic development and helps to develop a broad set of skills that are highly sought after by global employers. It provides a structured approach to developing the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in international business and/or economic development. You have the chance to develop an international perspective on business and economic development issues through working with an international group of students, and build your own international network. The MSc is particularly suited to Business students who are looking to acquire economics understanding and skills in order to pursue a career in multinational enterprises, international organisations and consultancy companies. It also offers opportunities for the development of managers who want to deepen their understanding of the international economic environment, and for those who wish to pursue further academic study at PhD level. About the School of Economics The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the REF 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community.... [-]

MSc International Hospitality, Events and Tourism Management

Oxford Brookes University, School of Hospitality Management
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

This course will prepare you for a successful management career in the international hospitality, events and tourism industry. You will be introduced to key concepts, including the psychology of tourism behaviour, how to create a marketing plan, hospitality operations and strategic financial management. [+]

Available start dates September 2017 January 2018 September 2018 Teaching location Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane Course length Full time: Full-time: MSc: 12 months or 24 months in sandwich mode Part time: Part-time: MSc: 24 months for UK and EU students (teaching normally structured to provide one day or two half days each week in the semester) This course will prepare you for a successful management career in the international hospitality, events and tourism industry. You will be introduced to key concepts, including the psychology of tourism behaviour, how to create a marketing plan, hospitality operations and strategic financial management. You don’t need to have previously studied hospitality, events or tourism management and prior work experience is not required. After completing the second semester you will have the option to undertake a one-year paid work placement as part of the course. You will be fully supported in finding a placement and supervised throughout. The School holds a range of events that provide you with opportunities to interact with professionals, employers, academics, students and alumni. This helps you to develop your networking skills and gain useful, global contacts for the future. Why choose this course? The Oxford School of Hospitality Management is ranked top in the UK for hospitality management education (CEOWorld magazine, 2015). In a recent survey, 86% of our students indicated that they were satisfied with their experience as a student (PTES, 2015). Our unique Bacchus Mentoring Programme gives you one-to-one support from a senior professional, who will help you... [-]

MSc in International Business Economics

Oxford Brookes University, Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

The MSc in International Business Economics enables you to study a combination of business and economic subjects. You will develop the ability to understand causal relationships between various economic variables, critically evaluate the strategic decision-making process in business, and have an insight into global business policy issues. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. The MSc in International Business Economics enables you to study a combination of business and economic subjects. You will develop the ability to understand causal relationships between various economic variables, critically evaluate the strategic decision-making process in business, and have an insight into global business policy issues. This course aims to provide you with the quantitative and economic analysis skills to understand underlying economic principles and gain insight into the way institutions and business practices operate in an international context. There are excellent employment prospects for economists with these skills in business and finance, government agencies and management consultancy. Available start dates September 2017 September 2018 Teaching location Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane / Wheatley Campus Course length Full time: 12 months Part time: 2 years Why choose this course? Programme focus: This programme is designed for those who have not formally studied for a degree in economics or business who would like to increase their understanding in both those subjects. However, the programme will equally appeal to you if you have a general background in economics, business and management studies and want to specialise further in international business and financial economics. Employability: In an increasingly competitive job market, a globally focused qualification such as the MSc in International Business and Economics is highly desirable. This programme provides you with the quantitative skills and economic analysis skills, together with a multicultural learning environment in order to prepare you for a career as... [-]

MSc Architecture and the Sustainable Environment

University of Kent, Kent School of Architecture
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The MSc in Architecture and Sustainable Environment (MASE) is a taught course aimed at professionals and academics world-wide with an interest in sustainability in the built environment, including architects, engineers, geographers, surveyors, historians and urban designers. [+]

MSc Architecture and the Sustainable Environment The MSc in Architecture and Sustainable Environment (MASE) is a taught course aimed at professionals and academics world-wide with an interest in sustainability in the built environment, including architects, engineers, geographers, surveyors, historians and urban designers. The MSc is offered by Centre for Architecture and Sustainable Environment, a new research centre in the Kent School of Architecture that promotes a cross-disciplinary approach to research in the field of sustainability in the built environment, bridging the traditional boundaries between the arts and the sciences, research and practice. The course content ranges from the development of the design skills and the technical and scientific understanding required to develop sustainable solutions for new and existing buildings, the analysis of historic buildings and past environment technologies, to a critical exploration of the historical and cultural context of sustainability and environmental design. The course, which can be studied full-time or part-time, offers an academically rigorous and intellectually challenging learning environment, which aims to enhance career development within the field for professionals and academics. The over-arching aim of the programme is to provide participants with a systematic understanding of core and advanced areas of sustainable design through a combination of taught courses, research assignments and project work. Students will be asked to conduct rigorous technical and historical research and to explore the practical application of their findings in the context of design and technology. Course structure The programme is aimed at professionals and academics with an interest in sustainability in... [-]

MSc by Research

University of Kent, School of Biosciences
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

We expect that graduates from the course will benefit from an extended independent laboratory research project and will be better qualified to make an important contribution to industry in the specialist area they have chosen, or possibly pursue training to PhD level in a separate degree. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. MSc by research in subjects related to Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Computational Biology or Genetics All students conduct a full-time research project in the area of their chosen specialisation. The opportunities may vary yearly and a selection of the current (starting September 2014) projects available are outlined below. The period of benchwork may involve a placement in an industrial laboratory and culminates in the submission of a written research dissertation which forms an important component of the assessment procedures. Additionally, students will be asked to produce a poster for presentation at the annual Postgraduate Symposium in July and a talk at the conclusion of their studies. We expect that graduates from the course will benefit from an extended independent laboratory research project and will be better qualified to make an important contribution to industry in the specialist area they have chosen, or possibly pursue training to PhD level in a separate degree. International students, especially those from countries developing their biosciences infrastructure, will be able to return home with qualifications to enable them to initiate or direct relevant research. Please note that, due to the technical requirements of certain laboratory-based research projects, some projects additionally incur additional research costs to support consumable requirements. Additional research costs are typically in the range of £500-£2,000, though exceptionally these can be as high as £5,000 for resource-intensive research projects. Please note that the School of Biosciences has a very limited number of funding and... [-]

MSc in Primate Conservation

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

This award-winning programme combines the expertise of anthropologists and biologists to examine primate conservation biology in a broad context, with... [+]

This award-winning programme combines the expertise of anthropologists and biologists to examine primate conservation biology in a broad context, with particular emphasis on the relationships between humans and wildlife in forest and woodland environments.

 

The MSc in Primate Conservation provides an international and multidisciplinary forum to help understand the issues and promote effective action. Whether working in the lab, with local conservation groups (including zoos and NGOs), or in the field, you will find yourself in a collaborative and supportive environment, working with international scholars in primate conservation and gaining first-hand experience to enact positive change.... [-]


MSc in Computer Science

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

Our BCS accredited MSc in Computer Science aims to provide you with a diverse range of skills so that you will be able to produce optimal solutions in complex, multi-discipline projects which are increasingly widespread in industry. Examples of such projects include web technology combining networking, human-computer interface and intelligent systems, and high-speed networks using concepts from artificial intelligence and requiring intelligent front ends. This course is aimed at new graduates and those with substantial experience in the computing industry who want to gain a qualification that develops their expertise. [+]

MSc Degrees 2017 in South East England United Kingdom. Our BCS accredited MSc in Computer Science aims to provide you with a diverse range of skills so that you will be able to produce optimal solutions in complex, multi-discipline projects which are increasingly widespread in industry. Examples of such projects include web technology combining networking, human-computer interface and intelligent systems, and high-speed networks using concepts from artificial intelligence and requiring intelligent front ends. This course is aimed at new graduates and those with substantial experience in the computing industry who want to gain a qualification that develops their expertise. Why choose this course? Our BCS accredited MSc in Computer Science aims to provide you with a diverse range of skills so that you will be able to produce optimal solutions in complex, multi-discipline projects which are increasingly widespread in industry. Examples of such projects include web technology combining networking, human-computer interface and intelligent systems, and high-speed networks using concepts from artificial intelligence and requiring intelligent front ends. This course is aimed at new graduates and those with substantial experience in the computing industry who want to gain a qualification that develops their expertise. Professional accreditation BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. The MSc in Software Engineering is Accredited as meeting the requirements for CITP Further Learning and partially meeting the requirements for CEng and has been awarded the EQANIE (European Quality Assurance Network for Informatics Education) label. This course in detail The MSc in Computer Science has a modular course-unit... [-]