January starts here

Start in January and choose from a fantastic range of postgraduate taught programmes

In addition to the mainstream September start, the following masters programmes also offer a January intake. You might find a January start dates more suitable while still offering the same excellence in teaching and research, the same great campus-based or remote-access student support and at the same low-cost tuition fee rates as those who begin the course in September.

If you're looking to make a positive difference within you chosen industry, or are wanting to move into a second career through which you can make a difference to local and international communities, GCU - the University of the Common Good - will inspire you to progress to the next level.

 

 

Browse full-time and part-time postgraduate study in a choice of subjects based in Glasgow or London
  • Accounting, Finance and Regulation

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc (Fast-track)
    • MSc
    Awards:
    • MSc (Fast-track)
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Provides a foundation of knowledge of financial theory, accounting practice and control and regulation. The application of knowledge to practice will equip you for a range of careers in consultancy, financial management and corporate finance.
  • Advanced Practice

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    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 dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    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.
  • Applied Instrumentation and Control

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • InstMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • InstMC
    Go further with instrumentation, control systems, data analysis and system health management using existing skills in engineering and physical science. Progress your career in the oil and gas, renewables, utilities or manufacturing sectors.
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • 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.
  • Biomedical Science

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    Glasgow campus. Designed for working scientists, the MSc Biomedical Science is the only one of its kind in the city of Glasgow.
  • Climate Justice

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • 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.
  • Degree Apprenticeship Applied Professional Practice

    • 2020/21
    • 2019/20
    • MBA

    Accredited by:

    • CMI
    Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • May 2020
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditation:
    • CMI
    Become a successful leader in business if you enjoy working with others and providing solutions. Study strategy, leadership, risk management, business law and core business management subjects at degree level to enhance your career prospects.
  • Diabetes Care and Management

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Apply existing skills in healthcare to the care and management of diabetes and professional reflection. Progress your career as a healthcare professional with the NHS or private sector.
  • Award:
    • DPT
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Apply your existing degree in kinesiology or sport science and develop clinical reasoning of assessment and rehabilitation. Progress your career as physiotherapist with the NHS, private clinics or in other health and social care settings.
  • Award:
    • DBA
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subjects:
    • Social Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Choose a professionally-focused alternative to the PhD and develop industry-relevant research around your career commitments. The ideal qualification to enhance your career trajectory allowing you to combine employment with a doctoral degree.
  • Electrical Power Engineering

    • 2019/20
    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • 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.