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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  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Computer Networking and Security
    Glasgow campus. Prepare for the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert CCIE exam with this unique one-year masters designed for expert level networking professionals.
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Computing and IT
    Accreditation:
    • BCS
    Glasgow campus. MSc Big Data Technologies for developers, data architects, data administrators and big data technologists. Learn data architecture, cloud computing, web technologies, SAS and IBM Watson Analytics and big data computing.
  • 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
    Put your analytical and problem-solving skills to the test. Study engineering theory and electrical systems at degree level and progress to careers such as building services engineer.
  • Building Services Engineering

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 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)
    • BSc Hons

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    • CABE
    Awards:
    • BSc (Hons)
    • 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
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Environmental Management
    Glasgow campus. Climate Justice is the study of climate change and its impact on human rights and international policy. The MSc caters for professionals from scientific, engineering, social policy and social justice backgrounds. Bursary available.
  • 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.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus, The MSc Electrical Power Engineering offers very exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges in future power networks and to develop innovative solutions.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Glasgow campus. Choose the MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and take a specialist approach to either systems and communications engineering or mechatronics. IET accreditation has been applied for and we are awaiting the accreditation outcome
  • 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
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Environmental Management
    Accreditations:
    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Glasgow campus. The MSc Environmental Management programme develops environmental specialism within the context of previous qualifications and experience. Specialist streams include Energy, Oil & Gas, Water or Waste.
  • 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
    Subjects:
    • Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • APM
    • RICS
    Glasgow campus. Developed by leading UK academics, the International Project Management masters at GCU gives a world-renowned and fully accredited postgraduate degree.
  • Mechanical Engineering

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    • EC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditations:
    • IMechE
    • EC
    Take the Mechanical Engineering masters and improve your connections across industry while working towards chartered status. Course is applicable to mechanical design engineering, project engineering, manufacturing engineering or engineering sales.
  • 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
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Glasgow campus. Study Quantity Surveying at postgraduate level and get the construction and surveying skills needed to manage construction project costs both in the UK and overseas.
  • 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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