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.

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  • Advanced Internetwork Engineering

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Computer Networking and Security
    Choose to progress your career in network engineering and consultancy. Take existing skills in networking and computing science and apply them at expert level.
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Computing and IT
    Accreditation:
    • BCS
    Take existing skills in computing, computer engineering or electronics and apply them to postgraduate level study indata engineering and data analysis. Choose to progress as a data analyst, systems architect or IT engineer.
  • Building Services Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subjects:
    • Engineering
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    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.
  • Building Services Engineering

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditation:
    • CIBSE
    Glasgow campus. Building Services Engineering MSc is the preferred building services masters for engineering graduates and experienced engineers looking to progress to Chartered Building Services Engineer CEng status.
  • Building Surveying

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    • CABE
    Awards:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    • CABE
    Learn building management, design and construction at degree level and you can become a chartered building surveyor with professional technical knowledge.
  • Climate Justice

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • 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

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • 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

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    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

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • 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

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    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.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Take existing skills in electrical and electronic engineering, maths and computing and develop further skills, analysis and insight at postgraduate level. Progress your career in systems, telecommunications or electronic engineering.
  • Environmental Civil Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IstructE
    • IHE
    • CIHT
    • ICE
    • CABE
    • ENAEE
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • 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)

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • 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.
  • Fire Risk Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • MIFireE
    • EC
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subjects:
    • Engineering
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • MIFireE
    • EC
    If you enjoy planning and resourceful thinking, consider fire engineering. Study fire safety design, fire assessment, regulations, and fire risk technology at degree level and progress to a career as a fire engineer.
  • Health and Safety Management

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc

    Accredited by:

    • IIRSM
    • IOSH
    Award:
    • BSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subjects:
    • Engineering
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • IIRSM
    • IOSH
    You can become a health and safety manager leading and managing projects. Study health and safety policy, law and best practice at degree level and pursue a career in industries such as building, construction and production.
  • Health, Safety and Environmental Management

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IOSH
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subjects:
    • Environmental Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditation:
    • IOSH
    Study health and safety management and its impact on economic and environmental sustainability at degree level. Progress to become a health and safety manager applying specialist, technical knowledge to different project or work settings.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subjects:
    • Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    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

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    • EC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • 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.s.
  • Mechanical Systems Engineering

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IMechE
    If you enjoy being hands-on with technology and creating solutions to complex problems consider mechanical systems engineering. Learn to design and manufacture mechanical products at degree level and excel in the field of mechanical engineering.
  • Quantity Surveying

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    If you enjoy numbers and planning, you can become a quantity surveyor. Study the financial, legal, managerial, and economic aspects of project management at degree level. Available part-time.
  • Quantity Surveying

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Take existing skills in numeracy, problem-solving and communication and apply them to negotiation, dispute resolution, project management and international construction. Progress to a career as a quantity surveyor or commercial manager.
  • Real Estate

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • RICS
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditation:
    • RICS
    Real estate professionals are involved in valuation, management and development of property across all sectors such as property and surveying consultancies, property development companies, local authorities and housing associations.
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