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 22 card list
  • 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
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Computing and IT
    Accreditation:
    • BCS
    Take existing skills in computing, computer engineering or electronics and apply them to postgraduate level study in data 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
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • 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 design.
  • 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
    • Jan 2021
    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
    • Jan 2021
    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
    • Jan 2021
    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.