Master of Science Program in Scotland United Kingdom

Top MScs in Scotland United Kingdom 2018

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Master of Science (MSc): These programs are postgraduate studies for people who have recently finished their undergraduate studies and want to improve their knowledge on a profound and more scientific level.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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 Human Resource Management

Edinburgh Business School
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Edinburgh

Our MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM) addresses the increasingly important interfaces between HR and other key business functions, including marketing and communications, information and communications technologies, and knowledge management. Our programme has been designed to help you develop an HR manager’s strategic, functional and personal skills needed to ensure that your company provides a rewarding and valued company for all those involved. [+]

Edinburgh Business School is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University.

Edinburgh Business School 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, DBA and PhD 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.

Why choose our MSc in Human Resource Management?

Our MSc in Human Resource Management (HRM) addresses the increasingly important interfaces between HR and other key business functions, including marketing and communications, information and communications technologies, and knowledge management. Our programme has been designed to help you develop an HR manager’s strategic, functional and personal skills needed to ensure a rewarding atmosphere for all that work in your organisation.... [-]


MSc Finance

University of Aberdeen Online
Online Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The MSc Finance from the University of Aberdeen Business School provides you with a unique opportunity to gain a Master’s in Finance online whilst also studying towards a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification. Our specially designed Professional Finance courses allow you to gain credits towards your MSc Finance whilst preparing for the CFA exam. By combining degree-level study with professional training, you’ll complete the programme with all the tools you need for a successful career in financial management. [+]

The MSc Finance from the University of Aberdeen Business School provides you with a unique opportunity to gain a Master’s in Finance online whilst also studying towards a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

Our specially designed Professional Finance courses allow you to gain credits towards your MSc Finance whilst preparing for the CFA exam.

By combining degree-level study with professional training, you’ll complete the programme with all the tools you need for a successful career in financial management.

GAIN A CAREER ADVANTAGE

Incorporate CFA training and exam preparation into your MSc studies – giving you the chance to gain the most prestigious investment management qualification in the world.... [-]


MSc in Business Analytics

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

This is the age of Big Data. Organisations hold more information about their business environments than ever before. Increasingly, these organisations are recognising the role of data in gaining insights and out-thinking competitors. As a result, there is a growing demand for employees and managers who have analytical skills and can make informed decisions that can drive organisational success. [+]

This is the age of Big Data. Organisations hold more information about their business environments than ever before. Increasingly, these organisations are recognising the role of data in gaining insights and out-thinking competitors. As a result, there is a growing demand for employees and managers who have analytical skills and can make informed decisions that can drive organisational success.

Programme overview

Given the ever-increasing volume of data that businesses have access to today, there is a demand for employees who have computational and analytical skills and who can inform business decisions to increase efficiency. Our Masters in Business Analytics has been developed with just that in mind and our aim is to teach students how to apply descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics of big data concepts and techniques to generate valuable insight that can assist with decision making.... [-]


MSc in International Business and Marketing

University of Dundee
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

Prepares business and non-business graduates for broad-based and specialized careers in international business. [+]

This flexible course at the University of Dundee is designed to orientate your earlier degree qualification towards careers in international business, governance, finance, banking, accountancy, marketing or human resource management. It allows you to choose the area you want to specialize in as well as gain transferable skills so you’re ready for a range of potentially high-earning careers.

Whether you have a business or non-business degree, this course will give you a good grounding in business strategy, finance, and investment in an international context.

International Business MSc is dual accredited by CMI. This means you will automatically receive a second professional qualification upon successful completion of your degree.... [-]


MSc Finance and Management

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

Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation. [+]

Why this course?

Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation.

If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. Or, if you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role.... [-]


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.... [-]


MSc in Global Crime, Justice and Security

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory and debate in this interdisciplinary field. This MSc is suitable both for those who have studied criminology at the undergraduate level and for those who are new to the subject. [+]

Programme description

This programme provides a platform to learn about and engage with the latest criminological research and apply this to current theory and debate in this interdisciplinary field. This MSc is suitable both for those who have studied criminology at the undergraduate level and for those who are new to the subject.

As a student on this programme, you will be part of our vibrant community of active researchers, international scholars and local practitioners in criminology and criminal justice. You will have ample opportunity to draw from our academics’ research, which is both theoretical and empirical and makes a difference in the world both locally and globally.

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Sustainability MSc

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

Sustainability has emerged as one of the defining issues of the 21st century. Achieving enduring and fairer societies requires viable economies, sound science and good governance. This course provides training in theory and critical analysis along with the practical skills to facilitate the transformations needed to deliver secure low carbon futures. [+]

Overview

Sustainability has emerged as one of the defining issues of the 21st century. Achieving enduring and fairer societies requires viable economies, sound science and good governance. This course provides training in theory and critical analysis along with the practical skills to facilitate the transformations needed to deliver secure low carbon futures.

The MSc in Sustainability is being introduced in recognition of the grand challenges of water, food, energy and health security facing the planet. The portfolio of environmental disciplines is exceptionally strong in the University as are its traditions of cross-disciplinary collaboration and cooperation.

Along with the flagship MSc in Sustainability, there are three specialised pathways:... [-]


MSc in Communications, Control & Digital Signal Processing

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

This full-time course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of communications theory and networks, fundamental control technology and digital signal processing (DSP). All these topics are critical to the information and communications age. You’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the principles of the communications, control and DSP domains. You’ll also develop an understanding of the current and future developments and... [+]

MSc in Communications, Control & Digital Signal Processing

This full-time course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of communications theory and networks, fundamental control technology and digital signal processing (DSP). All these topics are critical to the information and communications age.

You’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the principles of the communications, control and DSP domains. You’ll also develop an understanding of the current and future developments and technologies within these three disciplines.

Along with full accreditation from the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET), this course will enable you to capitalise on job opportunities across a range of sectors including:... [-]


MSc in International Human Resource Management

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Develop the knowledge & skills for a professional career in global & multicultural organisations. Accredited by the CIPD, recognised by the SHRM & with mutual recognition from the AHRI, our Masters provides you a truly international qualification. [+]

Accredited by: CIPD

International organisations draw on talent and expertise from all over the world. They rely on human resource professionals with cultural awareness and a global perspective. The MSc International Human Resources Management prepares you to meet that need.

The programme is one of only four in the UK to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and aligned with standards set by the US Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). It's also mutually recognised by the Australian Human Resources Institute. Since the professional qualification, you'll earn is respected all over the world, you'll be a competitive candidate for jobs in any location.... [-]


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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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

IPAG Business School
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2019 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.... [-]


International Animal Welfare, Ethics and Law (MSc, Pg Dip, Pg Cert, Pg Prof Dev - Online Learning)

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

The overall objective of this online distance learning programme is to provide knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms. The programme is delivered by researchers and teachers from both the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (within the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with a series of guest lecturers from around the world. [+]

Programme description

The overall objective of this online distance learning programme is to provide knowledge and an understanding of animal welfare science, with a focus on the international issues arising from animal use in all its forms. The programme is delivered by researchers and teachers from both the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education (within the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies) and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) with a series of guest lecturers from around the world. The programme offers courses in a variety of areas, including:

history, culture and concepts of animal welfare animal behaviour animal welfare assessment animal ethics recommendations and policy legislation, regulation and enforcement science communication applied animal welfare - production, companion and captive wild animals ... [-]

MSc in 3D Design for Virtual Environments

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Engineering and Built Environment
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Take the masters route and become a 3D Design specialist in a choice of professions including virtual environments, architecture, computer games and visual effects. [+]

3D visualisation and animation play a role in many areas, and the popularity of these media just keeps growing. Digital animation provides the eye-catching special effects in the 21st century's favourite films and television shows; the 3D design is also essential to everyday work in everything from computer games development, online virtual world development and industrial design to marketing, product design and architecture.

GCU's programme in 3D Design for Virtual Environments will help you develop the skills to thrive in a successful career as a visual designer. The programme is practical and career-focused, oriented towards current industry needs, technology and practice. No prior knowledge of 3D design is required.... [-]


MSc Advanced Security and Digital Forensics

Edinburgh Napier University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

This popular and high-quality GCHQ-accredited Masters degree delivers modern enterprise Cyber Security, coupled with Digital Forensics for investigation and incident response. [+]

This popular and high-quality GCHQ-accredited Masters degree delivers modern enterprise Cyber Security, coupled with Digital Forensics for investigation and incident response.

Course introduction

Computer security is one of the key challenges in contemporary computing. You will gain critical knowledge of the cyber security and digital forensic domains, combining academic principles and industrial practice. The course is informed by current research in security and digital forensics and is underpinned by our experience with external partners in law enforcement, financial institutions, and other knowledge transfer activities. Course specialisms include network security, penetration testing, incident response, malware analysis, cryptography, audit and compliance, and host and mobile digital forensics.... [-]