Postgraduate

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The School of Health and Life Sciences is one of the largest providers of health and life sciences education in Scotland and is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer across a range of disciplines: biological and biomedical sciences, nursing and community health, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, radiography, psychology, social work and vision sciences.

Close links with clinical and research specialists give you access to the most up-to date professional expertise within a university and practice setting.

Learn in our state-of-the art facilities which include realistic health and social care environments, the latest simulation equipment and cutting-edge research laboratories.

Studying at GCU helped me learn transferable skills in a supportive, forward-thinking learning environment. I graduated with a degree that combined theory, practice and reflection that realistically prepared me for the challenges of nursing.

Nicci
Nursing graduate
Courses 1 - 24 of 25 card list
  • Advanced Physiotherapy Practice

    • 2022/23
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2022
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Physiotherapy and Paramedicine
    Progress your career as a physiotherapist within the NHS, private sector and in other health and social care settings. Take existing skills in health and social care and apply them to research, clinical assessment, analysis and insight.
  • Advanced Practice

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Physiotherapy and Paramedicine
    Progress to advanced clinical, leadership, education and research-based roles with the NHS, public and independent sectors. Take existing skills in health and social care and apply them to research, clinical assessment, analysis and insight.
  • Award:
    • PgD
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Nursing and Community Health
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Use your skills in nursing and apply them to district nursing with specialist practitioner status. Progress to a career as a charge nurse within the community.
  • Biological Sciences

    • 2022/23
    • MRes
    Award:
    • MRes
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    Take existing skills in biomolecular and biomedical science and apply them to the postgraduate-level study of data acquisition and analysis. Progress to a career in biomedical research and development within the pharma industry or academia.
  • Biomedical Science

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    Designed for working scientists, the MSc Biomedical Science is the only one of its kind in the city of Glasgow.
  • Award:
    • Certificate
    Start date:
    • Feb 2022
    Subject:
    • Psychology
    Gain an introduction to counselling, enhance your interpersonal and communication skills and practise active listening with the COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate.
  • Counselling Psychology

    • 2022/23
    • DPsych

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • BPS
    Award:
    • DPsych
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Psychology
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • BPS
    Take existing skills in psychology and apply them to advanced clinical practice and postgraduate research. Choose a career pathway in professional practice and academia.
  • Diabetes Care and Management

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    Enhance existing skills in the care and management of diabetes. Improve understanding, practices and skills in diabetes to improve patient outcomes. Progress your career as a healthcare professional with the NHS, other healthcare systems or privates
  • Diagnostic Imaging

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Podiatry and Radiography
    Progress to a career as a researcher, lecturer or advanced practitioner. Take existing skills in radiography and diagnostic imaging and apply them to radiographic image interpretation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) or med
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Podiatry and Radiography
    Youll develop advanced skills, learn from wide-ranging research and build on industry knowledge and clinical experience to take your place at the forefront of practice, professional discussion and debate.
  • Award:
    • DPT
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2023
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Physiotherapy and Paramedicine
    Apply your existing degree in kinesiology or sports science and develop clinical reasoning of assessment and rehabilitation. Progress your career as a physiotherapist with the NHS, private clinics or in other health and social care settings.
  • Forensic Psychology

    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Psychology
    Apply existing analytical and evaluation skills to forensic psychology. Progress to a career in the public/private and third sectors, working in the courts, law enforcement, prisons, hospitals, mental health or social work. The course is accredited b
  • Health Psychology

    • 2022/23
    • DPsych

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • BPS
    Award:
    • DPsych
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Psychology
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • BPS
    This three-year taught doctorate in Health Psychology offers training in psychotherapeutic skills, research and behaviour change. It is accredited by the BPS and HCPC.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Vision Sciences
    Take existing skills in eye care/optometry and apply them to postgraduate study. Progress to a career in senior roles in hospital optometry, teaching or PhD study.
  • Master of Public Health

    • 2022/23
    • 2021/22
    • MPH
    Award:
    • MPH
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2023
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Nursing and Community Health
    Take existing skills in public health and apply them to theoretical insight, data analysis, research and practical application. Develop into roles such as public health advisor, researcher, epidemiologist or policy advisor.
  • Medical Bioscience

    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    This course is designed to develop your theoretical and practical knowledge and apply this to understanding the causes and treatments of disease processes.
  • Medical Ultrasound

    • 2022/23
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2023
    • Sep 2022
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Podiatry and Radiography
    Build on existing skills in radiography, midwifery or other health-related professions and specialisms to become a safe, competent ultrasound practitioner. Progress to a career in sonography or advanced practice within the NHS or independent practice
  • Nursing Studies Adult (Pre-registration)

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Nursing and Community Health
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Advance your career in nursing within the adult field in a diverse range of healthcare settings. Utilise existing graduate skills and attributes and apply them to nursing.
  • Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice

    • 2022/23
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2023
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Nursing and Community Health
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    As a registered nurse, this course offers you a flexible curriculum with everything you need to advance your practice. You may choose to graduate with the MSc/PgD Advancing Professional Practice or if you are a Scottish student, you may also choose f
  • Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • RCOT
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Occupational Therapy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • RCOT
    Occupational therapists are health professionals who assist people of all ages who experience difficulties and challenges due to physical and/or mental ill-health, disability or ageing. Choose from careers within the statutory health and social care
  • Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

    • 2021/22
    • 2022/23
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2022
    • Jan 2023
    Subject:
    • Physiotherapy and Paramedicine
    Use your existing degree in kinesiology or sports science to develop clinical reasoning of assessment and rehabilitation, and progress your career as a physiotherapist in the NHS, private clinics and other health and social care settings.
  • Social Work

    • 2022/23
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • SSSC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Social Work
    Accreditation:
    • SSSC
    Progress to a career as a social worker or researcher with local authorities or third-sector organisations. Apply existing skills in related disciplines to critical reflection, social work practice and research.
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

    • 2022/23
    • 2021/22
    • PgD

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • PgD
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2023
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Nursing and Community Health
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Apply existing skills in all fields of nursing and midwifery to the advanced study of critical appraisal, information gathering, leadership and autonomy. Advance your career as a health visitor with health boards throughout the UK.
  • Sports and Exercise Psychology

    • 2022/23
    • DPsych

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • BPS
    Award:
    • DPsych
    Start date:
    • Sep 2022
    Subject:
    • Psychology
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • BPS
    Choose to progress to a career as a sport and exercise psychologist. Apply existing skills in psychology and sport sciences to the understanding, predicting and explaining of changes in mental processes relating to sport and exercise.