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 Acdemy 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 2018
    Subject:
    • Computer Networking and Security
    Prepare for the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert CCIE exam with this unique one-year masters designed for expert level networking professionals.
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2017/18
    • 2018/19
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2018
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Computing and IT
    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, big data computing and the Internet of Things.
  • Building Services Engineering

    • 2018/19
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • EI
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    Subjects:
    • Engineering
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • EI
    • CIBSE
    Gain a BEng qualification while working towards Chartered Engineer status with the Building Services Engineering degree. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building Services and The Energy Institute.
  • Building Services Engineering

    • 2018/19
    • 2017/18
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2018
    • Jan 2018
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditation:
    • CIBSE
    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

    • 2018/19
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    • CABE
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    • CABE
    Master the building assessment, design and project management skills that are sought after by today's leading building contracts. The accredited Building Surveying degree at GCU is a practical step towards becoming a chartered building surveyor.
  • Climate Justice

    • 2017/18
    • 2018/19
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2018
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Environmental Management
    Climate Justice is an important global topic and is expected to grow as climate change impacts more people and more focus is placed on domestic and international policy, values, ethics and justice.
  • Cloud Computing

    • 2018/19
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Computing and IT
    Study MSc Cloud Computing and gain skills in cloud infrastructures, cloud application development, visualisation and cloud security. The course also covers related developments including Big Data and the Internet of Things.
  • Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering

    • 2018/19
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IMechE
    Study this honours degree learn mechanical engineering, computer-aided engineering and systems design engineering. Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence.
  • Construction Management

    • 2018/19
    • BSc (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • BSc (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Join the many construction managers in Scotland who graduated from GCU with this well-established construction degree. The course is practical, hands on and accredited by Chartered Institute of Building and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
  • Electrical Power Engineering

    • 2018/19
    • BEng (Hons)

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    • EI
    Award:
    • BEng (Hons)
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditations:
    • IET
    • EI
    Get the electrical, mechanical and electronic engineering skills desired by today's power system engineers. The accredited Electrical Power Engineering degree at GCU is available full-time and part-time to suit your needs.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2018
    The MSc Electrical Power Engineering offers very exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges in future power networks and to develop innovative solutions.
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    • 2017/18
    • 2018/19
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2018
    • Sep 2018
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IET
    Choose the MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and take a specialist approach to either systems and communications engineering or mechatronics. This masters degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.