Part-time and Flexible

Part-time study provides a flexible approach to higher education. Part-time students at GCU benefit from all the great facilities, support and opportunities that the university has to offer, but can fit their studies around other commitments.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We offer a variety of CPD training for individuals and groups delivered by our team of consultants who have a wealth of both academic and industry experience. The School provides training that respond directly to the needs of our partners in both commercial and public sectors.

GCU's Digital Skills Academy specialises in IT and communications courses which run part-time evening and weekend classes to work around busy schedules.

Courses 1 - 12 of 15 card list
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Computing
    Accreditation:
    • BCS
    Take existing skills in computing, computer engineering or electronics and apply them to postgraduate-level study in data engineering, data-science/analytics and IoT. Progress as a data analyst, systems architect or IT/data engineer. An industry-focu
  • Building Services Engineering

    • 2021/22
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
    Accreditation:
    • CIBSE
    Progress to a career in engineering with employers such as Arup, IES, Cundall, TUV SUD, and RYBKA. Take existing skills in engineering and maths and apply them to data-analysis and insight.
  • Climate Justice

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
    Take existing skills in international development, environmental sciences and social and political science and apply them to postgraduate study. Progress to a career as a programme manager in climate change and climate justice, advisor or researcher.
  • Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering

    • 2021/22
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Mechanical Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IMechE
    If you enjoy working with equipment, creating solutions and solving problems consider computer-aided mechanical engineering. Study mechanics, virtual engineering and product testing at degree level and you can become a mechanical engineer.
  • Construction Management

    • 2021/22
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Construction and Surveying
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    As a construction manager, you can enjoy leading projects, planning and organising. Study the technical, financial and planning aspects of construction at undergraduate degree level.
  • Electrical Power Engineering

    • 2021/22
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IET
    Using your passion for technology and innovation, prepare for a career in the rapidly-evolving electrical power industry and renewable energy sectors. Contribute to the engineering solutions that help source sustainable energy for all.
  • Electrical Power Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IET
    Apply existing skills in electrical and electronics engineering to the structure and technologies of power system networks. Progress to a career as a project manager or design engineer with employers such as Scottish Power, SSE and GE.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IET
    Apply existing skills in electrical, electronic and computer engineering to masters level and accredited IET status. Connect your learning to the real world through industry case studies and a focus on sustainable energy and smart technology.
  • Environmental Civil Engineering

    • 2021/22
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IstructE
    • IHE
    • CIHT
    • ICE
    • CABE
    • ENAEE
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
    Accreditations:
    • IstructE
    • IHE
    • CIHT
    • ICE
    • CABE
    • ENAEE
    If you enjoy physics and maths, you can become a civil engineer. Study structural engineering and construction at degree level exploring issues around environmental protection, planning and contract management.
  • Environmental Management (Waste, Energy, Water, Oil and Gas)

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
    Accreditations:
    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Progress to a career in environmental consultancy or management and work with contractors, environmental regulators and NGOs. Take existing skills in environmental, earth sciences and engineering and apply them to current environmental issues.
  • International Construction Project Management

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • APM
    • RICS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Construction and Surveying
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • APM
    • RICS
    Progress to a career as a project manager with employers such as Balfour Beatty, Sir Robert McAlpine and Morgan Sindall. Develop your leadership and planning skills at postgraduate level in the study of construction and the built environment.
  • Mechanical Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    • EC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Mechanical Engineering
    Accreditations:
    • IMechE
    • EC
    Choose a career as a professional mechanical engineer specialising in either design or manufacture. Take existing skills in mechanical or manufacturing engineering and apply them to postgraduate-level study.