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
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Finance, Accounting and Risk
    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

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

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • InstMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Applied Science
    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

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Computing
    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

    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    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.
  • Climate Justice

    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and 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.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    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 date:
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Physiotherapy and Paramedicine
    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 2021
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    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

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IET
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • IET
    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 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Electrical and Electronic 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 Management (Waste, Energy, Water, Oil and Gas)

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
    Accreditations:
    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Progress to a career in environmental consultancy or management and work with contractors, environmental regulators and NGOs. Take existing skills in environmental, earth sciences and engineering and apply them to current environmental issues.
  • Environmental Management (Waste, Energy, Water, Oil and Gas)

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
    Accreditations:
    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Progress to a career in environmental consultancy or management and work with contractors, environmental regulators and NGOs. Take existing skills in environmental, earth sciences and engineering and apply them to current environmental issues.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events
    Choose to progress to a career as brand owner or marketing or brand strategist. Take existing skills in business strategy and brand management and apply them to the fashion industry
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events
    Take existing skills in creativity and innovation and apply them to the changing fashion industry and integration of fashion and lifestyle. Progress to senior roles within the global fashion industry.
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    Apply existing skills in innovation and creative thinking to this unique international management qualification which can be tailored to you. Choose to progress as a professional manager in roles across all sectors.
  • Global Marketing

    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Fashion, Marketing, Tourism and Events
    Progress to a successful marketing career in international business across the globe. Take existing skills in creativity and apply them to postgraduate-level study in sustainable marketing practices, branding and communication strategies.
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    Designed to develop managers and leaders, this course provides insight into the everyday challenges confronting businesses across the globe, enhancing the ability of managers to shape socially responsible and sustainable businesses.
  • Human Resource Management

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIPD
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    Accreditation:
    • CIPD
    Studying this programme will help you develop the people skills to manage the ethical, cultural, legal and strategic challenges of human resource management. Your skills will allow you to progress to a career as an HR advisor, officer or consultant.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    Take existing skills in business disciplines and apply them to insurance management, risk management, risk modelling and insurance underwriting. Progress your career as an underwriter, risk analyst, claims manager, insurance manager or risk modeller.
  • International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CII
    • CISI
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Finance, Accounting and Risk
    Accreditations:
    • CII
    • CISI
    Move to a career in financial services, investment banking, financial consulting and global operations. Apply existing skills in mathematics, accounting and business management.
  • International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

    • 2020/21
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CII
    • CISI
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Finance, Accounting and Risk
    Accreditations:
    • CII
    • CISI
    Accelerate your professional career in commercial and corporate banking and the finance, insurance and investment industries. Learn from academic and industry experts how to apply financial theories to the real world.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    This flagship business programme will provide the knowledge and practical skills in a range of global business functions that will enable you to excel in a range of management and consultancy roles.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2020
    • Jan 2021
    • May 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    Become a leader in international diplomacy with an understanding of how governments and the business community can work together to promote business, trade and attract foreign direct investment in a globally responsible manner.