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Master of Architecture
Are you interested in contemporary society's key challenges, such as housing affordability and sustainability? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s new Master of Architecture program provides an outstanding education embedded in architectural practice. You will learn how architecture enhances people’s lives by creating meaningful human environments through research and professional placements.
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Doctor of Medicine
Are you curious about medical research or clinical practice? The Doctor of Medicine of The University of Notre Dame Australia is a four-year postgraduate degree accredited by the Medical Board of Australia on the recommendation of the Australian Medical Council. You will undertake clinical placements in the third and fourth year in various settings, including aged care facilities, public and private hospitals, general practice, and community-based services in urban and rural areas across Australia.
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Master of Arts (Philosophy)
Have you always harboured a fascination with philosophy? Are you attracted by “big questions”? No matter what you studied as an undergraduate, this master’s degree will allow you to follow your passion – for professional or personal reasons. The University of Notre Dame Australia Master of Arts offers you the opportunity to explore subject areas aligned with your own interests and then develop these interests via a research project.
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Master of Arts (Theology)
Do you wish to deepen your understanding of theology? The University of Notre Dame’s Master of Arts (Theology) degree has been designed with subject alternatives to serve a wide range of professional needs and interests. This program has a particular appeal to religious education teachers and will also resonate with students from other academic backgrounds.
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Bachelor of Philosophy
When you undertake the Bachelor of Philosophy at The University of Notre Dame Australia, you will be encouraged to reflect deeply and critically on the fundamental questions that have perplexed man since ancient times. You will also be challenged to examine your beliefs, values, and approach to living. A study of philosophy will boost your critical thinking abilities and deepen your cultural literacy by exploring how philosophical thought has influenced Western culture.
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Diploma of Theology
Whether you have a calling for the ministry or are following a personal spiritual journey, this University of Notre Dame Australia Diploma of Theology provides a compelling introduction to the complex subject of theology. The curriculum covers five main disciplines (Scripture, Church History, Systematic Theology, Moral Theology and Pastoral Theology) to deepen and expand your understanding of the Christian faith.
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Bachelor of Philosophy/Bachelor of Theology
Do you have a desire to pursue religious education or expand your knowledge of philosophy and theology? The Bachelor of Philosophy/Bachelor of Theology double degree at The University of Notre Dame Australia will engage you in subjects as diverse as Sacramental and Moral Theology, Critical Thinking, Metaphysics and Philosophy of the Human Person.
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy/Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
The 5-year full-time program will prepare you to become an effective, culturally appropriate practitioner with a focus on the physiotherapist-client relationship. This double degree allows you to explore and develop advanced knowledge, skills and abilities in analysing physical activity, exercise prescription and sports health. Graduates will be eligible for registration as a physiotherapist with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Do you wish to practice as a physiotherapist? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree is a 4-year full-time program that prepares you to become an effective, culturally-appropriate practitioner focusing on the physiotherapist-client relationship. This program includes foundational courses aligned with specialised physiotherapy-specific courses and clinical placement experiences.
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Master of Counselling
Are you an experienced professional wanting to make inroads into the challenging but rewarding area of counselling? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Master of Counselling is accredited by the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and the Australian Counselling Association. It provides professional training that combines classroom-based study with practical counselling experience.
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Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics
The Bachelor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics is designed for those who want to understand human communities and society. The program trains future leaders and professionals to make a difference in all walks of life. Students will learn to integrate knowledge, by focussing on how society can either promote or thwart human flourishing.
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Bachelor of Theology
Do you wish to deepen your understanding of the Catholic Faith or want to engage with and contribute to theological reflection? Our Bachelor of Theology is designed to help you to develop the skills necessary to examine Scripture and the traditions of the Catholic Church – thus deepening your faith and your ability to work more effectively in the Christian community. Those who know theology, and can articulate those concepts clearly, can make significant contributions to society.
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Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation
Do you love the great outdoors? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation is an exciting degree designed to meet the growing demand in Western Australia for qualified individuals to work in the recreation, education, adventure tourism and eco-tourism sectors. Over three years you will learn key outdoor skills while developing the ability to design, plan and implement safe outdoor programs.
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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Secondary)
If you have a passion for sport and physical health and want to teach secondary students during their formative teenage years, The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Health & Physical Education (Secondary) degree is ideal.
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Bachelor of Health Promotion
Are you interested in a career in health management? The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Health Promotion provides an exciting pathway into the field of health management. With a strong focus on the practical improvement of individual and community health and well-being, you will learn how our current health system can be improved.
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Bachelor of Counselling
You will be able to communicate effectively and deal with a wide range of issues, from trauma and addiction counselling to counselling couples and families and addressing grief and loss issues. The Bachelor of Counselling is a three-year program that equips you with both the theoretical background and the hands-on skills needed to work effectively in a challenging and often demanding environment.
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Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Do you live and breathe sport? Why not turn it into a career? With The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science degree, you can inspire others to improve their lifestyles or athletic performance, work with elite athletes, or get a job in a corporate environment.
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Bachelor of Health and Physical Education (Primary)
The Bachelor of Health & Physical Education (Primary) is a highly practical degree that equips students with a specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of physical education and health. This program combines both theoretical and practical elements, helping you to develop your teaching skills through a comprehensive teaching practice program each year.
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Bachelor of Biomedical Science
If you are passionate about the field of biomedicine then this program is for you. Our Bachelor of Biomedical Science provides a gateway to a rewarding career in a range of health-related fields. Over the course of your studies you will gain a strong understanding of advanced scientific investigations that will prepare you for a career as a biochemist, researcher or biomedical scientist.
BSc (Hons)
Health and Social Care
Health and social care policy attempts to address numerous challenging problems within society. On this degree programme you learn to offer considered responses to complex issues, which could change and improve lives.
BA (Hons)
Social Work
Social work is about changing lives for the better. Our degree has been designed with professional practice in mind, helping you to develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to become a confident, competent social work practitioner.
This continuation degree is taught at the Medway campus
BA (Hons)
Sociology
If you want to study a subject that employers respect, and that can make a difference in the world, then Kent Sociology is for you. We offer one the most cutting-edge Sociology programmes in the UK, where you will be taught by world-class experts researching the most pressing issues facing society today.
BA (Hons)
History
Delve into history and discover the impact of political, social and cultural change on class, gender, race, injustice and power. Find your own critical voice and make it heard. A history degree from Kent is the first step to wherever you want to go.
BA (Hons)
Anthropology
Be introduced to anthropology, its foundations and its leading thinkers. Benefit from practical learning through lab-based sessions and visits away from campus. Enjoy a varied choice of optional modules enabling you to expand your perspective or develop a specialism.
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BA (Hons)
Early Childhood Studies
A degree with a sharp focus on employability in the early years sector, and with teaching informed by the influential works of Friedrich Froebel. Also available with a Foundation Year.
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Politics and International Relations
As we all try to navigate the climate change emergency, global conflicts, Brexit, and economic challenges in a post-pandemic world, studying a Politics and International Relations degree at Roehampton will give you the knowledge and the tools to understand how we got here, and how we can create a better future.
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BS
Sociology
Immerse yourself in the study of people, culture and society. Learn about the key social factors that influence groups and organizations and develop skills in research and data analysis.
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MS
School Counseling
The Master of Science Degree in School Counseling is designed to prepare you to work in a school setting as a school counsellor and work directly with teachers, parents, and administrators in K-12 settings.
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BSW
Social Work
Social Work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help and improve people's lives.
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BS
Behavioral Science, Health Services Management
The Health Services Management specialization focuses your major and gives you knowledge and experiences that are directed toward an eventual goal of being a health services administrator.
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BS
Behavioral Science, Community Health
The Behavioral Science Major with Specialization in Community Health is designed for people who are interested in improving the health and well being of people in the community.
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MSc (Hons)
Healthcare Leadership
This course will give you the opportunity to learn alongside colleagues from a diverse range of professional settings to gain an in-depth understanding of the key principles, practice of leadership and subjects affecting today’s leaders in the NHS.
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BSc (Hons)
Psychology
Discover how the human mind works and affects behaviour, gain research skills and professional experience. Choose an optional one-year paid work placement. Also available with a Foundation Year
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BSc (Hons)
Sport and Exercise Sciences
Study the science behind sport and exercise at Roehampton and learn how to optimise athletic performance, prevent injuries, improve wellbeing and help athletes with recovery. Also available with a Foundation Year
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BSc (Hons)
Children's Nursing
Learn to provide outstanding care for children and young people and develop the skills and knowledge for a rewarding career in children’s nursing.
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BSc (Hons)
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences is a gateway into all Life and Health Sciences career paths. Study what you’re passionate about in this rapidly developing scientific discipline. Also available with a Foundation Year
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BSc (Hons)
Adult Nursing
Be part of the next generation of community and primary care nurses and learn to support people to live healthy lives. You can choose to study this course at our main campus or at Croydon University Centre.
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MSci (Hons)
Adult and Mental Health Nursing
Are you passionate about supporting the physical and mental wellbeing of others? Learn to succeed as both an Adult Nurse and a Mental Health Nurse.
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Cert HE (Hons)
Biblical Studies and Theology
A course that develops your skills and knowledge for a variety of Christian professions that call for a deep understanding of theology and practice. This course can be completed entirely online for those living further afield.
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BTh
Theology, Mission and Practice
A course that develops your skills and knowledge for a variety of Christian professions that call for a deep understanding of theology and practice. This course can be completed entirely online for those living further afield.
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BSc (Hons)
Sociology
Our BSc Sociology degree will broaden your horizons, and equip you with all the tools you need to analyse an ever-changing world.
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BA (Hons)
Liberal Arts
This broad-based degree programme gives you the freedom to study the arts, philosophy, ancient and modern history, literature, politics, sociology, journalism, media and much more.
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BSc (Hons)
Criminology and Policing
Learn from an experienced team with extensive criminal justice experience and equip yourself for a career analysing and responding to crime. Also available with a Foundation Year
BSc (Hons)
Science in Public Health
The mission of the Department of Public Health (formerly Health Education) at San Francisco State University is to promote health and health equity at the individual, community, and structural levels through transformative education, research, scholarship and service, all of which value diversity, engage communities and are grounded in cultural humility.
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BA (Hons)
Education Practice
An exciting education degree with a distinct focus on careers in schools. Includes timetabling options to suit working Teaching Assistants and others with professional or personal commitments. Also available with a Foundation Year
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LLB (Hons)
LLB Law and Criminal Justice
Gain the key legal skills required in our ‘law in practice’ environment while specialising in current trends and responses to crime.
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MSc (Hons)
Education Leadership and Management (top-up)
The MSc Education Leadership and Management (top-up) is a programme will which allow students to top-up their existing diploma level qualification or exceptionally equivalent experience, to an MSc.
MSc (Hons)
Psychology Wellbeing
Completion of the course will lead to a number of career opportunities worldwide, including research, teaching and those within the caring professions. It also facilitates career development and progression. Other students might use the course as a stepping-stone to specialised PhD study.
MSc (Hons)
Global Health
The Global Health postgraduate course is an ideal progression opportunity for graduates from a range of courses such as Health and Wellbeing in Society, Psychology, Nutrition, Biomedical Science, Youth Work and Community Development or those wishing to work in or already working in global health settings.
BSc (Hons)
Nutrition & Dietetics
The Nutrition and Dietetics program prepares students for careers in clinical dietetics, foodservice systems management, and nutrition education in hospitals, communities, industry, or government agencies.
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MA (Hons)
Theology and Religious Studies
A systematic and in-depth understanding of key theological and religious issues within Christianity, Islam, Indian Religions and Judaism, taught by a passionate and experienced subject team
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PC (Hons)
Coaching and Mentoring in Education
This year-long course will enable you to develop the attitudes and skills you need to become a highly effective professional coach and mentor within the education sector.
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MA (Hons)
SEND and Inclusive Education
A programme that explores the education of children and young people with learning difficulties, disability and other needs. It challenges exclusion, aiming to enable the participation and empowerment of all
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MA (Hons)
International Relations
Learn how to be a thought leader and problem solver in an age of global challenges with our MA International Relations.
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MA (Hons)
Human Rights and International Relations
This unique MA will help you become a skilled professional in the field of promoting and protecting human rights.
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MA(Hons)
Erasmus Mundus: Human Rights Policy and Practice
This two-year programme is designed for postgraduates who want to make a significant contribution to the human rights agenda internationally.
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MA (Hons)
Education
A highly flexible programme of master's study aimed at students and professionals seeking to deepen their knowledge of education and its role in society.
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MA (Hons)
Education Leadership and Management
A master's degree that will engage you in analytical enquiry into the theory of leadership within education, helping you improve your own practice and your that of your organisation.
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PGCE
PGCE School Direct (Primary and Secondary)
Train as a teacher based in a school of your choice, while still gaining a PGCE qualification from Roehampton and qualified teacher status
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MA (Hons)
Early Childhood Studies
A programme of study founded on a commitment to babies and young children as people with agency and unique capacities, and to their overall wellbeing from the prenatal period.
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PC (Hons)
Music and Children with Special Needs: Sounds of Intent
An introduction to the Sounds of Intent framework of musical development for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
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PGCE
PGCE Secondary
Qualify to teach in secondary schools and be trained by a passionate and supportive team of academic staff who will give you the tools to build a successful teaching career
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PGCE
PGCE Primary
Train to be a primary school teacher at Roehampton, with its uniquely long heritage in teacher training and its commitment to Froebelian principals of education
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Personal and Professional Development (recent Roehampton graduates only)
A course designed exclusively for Roehampton graduates seeking to bolster their graduate level employability and make effective longer term career plans
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National Award for SEN Co-ordinators
Roehampton is an accredited provider of this required, master's level qualification for all teachers working as SENCOs in mainstream schools
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MA (Hons)
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Open your mind to a range of perspectives on crime and justice, and the impact they have on society today.
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PhD (Prof)
DTh in Practical Theology
A part-time professional doctorate programme which will enhance the evaluative and reflective skills required to go further in your career.
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MA(Hons)
Creative Writing
A pioneering course when it launched in 2005, this master's remains dedicated to providing a unique and innovative curriculum, taught by world-leading writers and academic staff.
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BA (Hons)
English Literature
Words and stories have the power to change lives. At the University of Roehampton we take both a creative and a practical approach to exploring literature and the written word. Also available with a Foundation Year
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BA (Hons)
History
Taught by our team of world-class historians, this degree programme covers a vast range of periods, from the Viking conquests, through Tudor England to the collapse of Communism, and Brexit. Also available with a Foundation Year
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BA (Hons)
Politics, Philosophy and Economics
Pur PPE degree will prepare students to be changemakers who can make sense of the world and understand the action required to solve social problems.
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BA (Hons)
Early Childhood Studies
A degree with a sharp focus on employability in the early years sector, and with teaching informed by the influential works of Friedrich Froebel. Available with Foundation Year
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BA (Hons)
Primary Education (QTS) KS1/KS2
Learn how to inspire the next generation with this highly ranked teacher training degree, offering qualified teacher status (QTS) and a rewarding career as primary school teacher.
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BA (Hons)
Philosophy, Religion and Ethics
Philosophy, Religion and Ethics at Roehampton embodies practical humanities. You will learn how to apply your interpretative and analytical skills to a whole range of contemporary issues regarding community, public policy, social justice, and your personal life. Also available with a Foundation Year
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LLB (Hons)
Law
You will have the opportunity to act like a lawyer from the start, gaining the key legal skills required in our ‘law in practice’ environment
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BSc (Hons)
Zoology
Unlock the secrets of the animal kingdom, learn how animals survive in the wild, and understand how important they are to the world’s ecosystems. Also available with a Foundation Year
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BSc (Hons)
Biomedical Science
Make a difference to humanity by studying BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science at Roehampton. Here you will discover life processes, health, disease, treatment and prevention.
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BSc (Hons)
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Taught by world-class tutors in a department driven by innovative research, you will develop a critical understanding of criminology in this all-encompassing degree.
LLM (Hons)
Natural Resources and Environmental Law and Policy
Natural Resources form the bedrock of global economic development, however, development and use of natural resources have implications for the environment, often leading to other socio-economic and political challenges such as poverty, disease and conflicts, especially in developing countries. The resulting environmental impacts such as climate change, pollution and degradation of habitats and species extinction has also raised serious challenges for governance and diplomacy at the international level, often pitting international economic policies and frameworks with natural resources and environmental governance.
BSc (Hons)
Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration
BA (Hons)
Health & Social Care
The BA (Hons) Health and Social Care degree will provide you with an in-depth understanding of health and social care theory and practice, and help you to gain the skills necessary to improve the lives of those who rely on the health and social care system.
MSc (Hons)
Sustainable Development
This course is designed to develop leaders with a deep understanding of sustainable development ideas, institutions, policies and networks - and the necessary critical thinking skills to inform policy and create long term impact.
MSc (Hons)
The Psychology of Health and Wellbeing
This new Master's course examines advanced concepts in psychology related to health and wellbeing. It is suitable for you if you have completed an undergraduate psychology course, or have a degree in an allied subject.
MSc
Sustainability and Water Security
Explore the governance, and the economic, social, and environmental challenges arising from the demands on water resources
MSc
Sustainability and Renewables
Learn to analyse and study the ongoing international renewable energy transition from a range of perspectives
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Sustainability and Environmental Modelling
Environmental modelling can help improve environmental systems through research and analysis
MA (Hons)
Peace, Resilience and Social Justice
Our MA in Peace, Resilience and Social Justice is designed for those seeking an advanced understanding of the intersecting crises of climate change/ecological degradation, inequality and injustice, conflict and violence.
MSc (Hons)
Human Resource Management (CIPD)
This dual-award course is fully accredited by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), giving full exemption against their Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM.
MSc (Hons)
Marketing and Management
Bradford's course in Marketing and Management covers core business practices and marketing principles, giving you the range of competencies you need to become a marketing professional or pursue a management career with a specialism in marketing. This course equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills in marketing and management which reflect relevant research, best practice and innovative thinking to enhance your employability. The course also serves as preparation for further study or an academic career in marketing.
MSc (Hons)
International Business Marketing and Human Resource Management
Our International Business and Management Master's programme gives you the skills you need to unlock a wide range of global management opportunities. The programme is grounded in the main concepts and theories that focus on key elements of contemporary international business and views from a strategic perspective.
MSc (Hons)
Logistics Data Analytics and Supply Chain
Our new Master’s course in Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain Management is designed for those considering broadening their knowledge beyond their existing discipline and securing a career in logistics, supply chain and transport field.
MSc (Hons)
Management
Our Master's in Management is designed to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills in business and management which reflect relevant research, best practice and innovative thinking to enhance your employability.
MSc (Hons)
Project Planning and Management
This course builds knowledge and skills in the planning and management of development projects and courses. It is designed to deepen critical understanding of the strategies, processes, techniques and issues involved in taking ideas for development and turning them into practical realities with identifiable outcomes and benefits.
MSc
International Mineral Resources Management
Develop analytical skills and learn to understand commercial and regulatory processes for a career in the international mineral resource industries
MSc
International Energy Studies and Oil and Gas Economics
Develop your understanding of the economics and policy issues facing the international oil and gas industries
MSc (Hons)
Applied Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
The world is more data-driven than ever, and while specialist analytical, digital, data science, and artificial intelligence skills are in high demand, the supply is still very limited. There is a lack of experts in data science and artificial intelligence and this lack of expertise means that, currently, only few companies are actually able to exploit the full potential of their data sets and transform the same into a competitive advantage.
MSc
International Energy Studies and Energy Economics
Develop your understanding of the economic and policy issues facing the international energy sector
MSc (Hons)
Digital and Strategic Marketing
The MSc in Digital and Strategic Marketing develops the specialist knowledge and skills you need to pursue a career in the sector.
MSc
International Energy Studies and Energy Finance
Develop your understanding of the economic and financial issues facing the international energy sector
MSc (Hons)
Economics and Finance for Development
This course will provide you with a systematic understanding of economic approaches to development and in particular, the role of finance and financial institutions. Students will be able to evaluate the merits of the various mechanisms of financing development and to understand the bases for financial policy.