January 2020 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. January start dates can be 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 began the course in September.

Glasgow Caledonian University is the preferred destination for graduates looking to make a positive difference within their chosen industry or to find a second career through which to make a difference to local and international communities as part of the university for the common good.

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

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    • MSc (Fast-track)
    Awards:
    • MSc
    • MSc (Fast-track)
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. The programme from GCU provides you with the confidence and insight to take your existing skills further in your organisation or through further academic study.
  • Advanced Practice

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. With our innovative and flexible MSc Advanced Practice, you will customise a programme to meet your interests and career goals. Enabling you to contribute to new developments and initiatives in the sector.
  • Award:
    • PgD
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. This programme is designed for registered nurses who want to build on their existing knowledge and develop new skills.
  • Applied Instrumentation and Control

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • InstMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditation:
    • InstMC
    Glasgow campus. Study Applied Instrumentation and Control at postgraduate level and tackle measurement science, control theory, data acquisition, instrument networking, condition monitoring, fault detection and control system design.
  • Award:
    • MA/MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • May 2020
    Our Masters provides professionals in full-time, part-time or voluntary positions a way to translate real, work-based projects into a degree. Projects are centred on your own sector & function with an aim to enhance & innovate in your organisation.
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Computing and IT
    Accreditation:
    • BCS
    Glasgow campus. 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 and big data computing.
  • Biomedical Science

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

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditation:
    • CIBSE
    Glasgow campus. 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.
  • Climate Justice

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Environmental Management
    Glasgow campus. Climate Justice is the study of climate change and its impact on human rights and international policy. The MSc caters for professionals from scientific, engineering, social policy and social justice backgrounds. Bursary available.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. MSc Diabetes Care and Management for advanced health care in the area of diabetes. The masters degree gives you in-depth knowledge of diabetes care and management to help more people into healthier, more fulfilling lives.
  • Award:
    • DPT
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. Join the first UK based pre-qualifying programme for doctoral level study in Physiotherapy (DPT). Glasgow Caledonian University's innovative teaching methods help you reach HCPC registration level as a practicing physiotherapist.
  • Award:
    • DBA
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Social Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    This Professional Doctorate, Doctorate Business Administration and Doctorate Management complements existing career commitments while developing industry relevant research. A professional focused alternative to the PhD.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus, The MSc Electrical Power Engineering offers very exciting opportunities to understand the real challenges in future power networks and to develop innovative solutions.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Glasgow campus. Choose the MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering and take a specialist approach to either systems and communications engineering or mechatronics. IET accreditation has been applied for and we are awaiting the accreditation outcome
  • Environmental Management (Waste, Energy, Water, Oil and Gas)

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Environmental Management
    Accreditations:
    • CIWM
    • CIWEM
    • CIBSE
    Glasgow campus. The MSc Environmental Management programme develops environmental specialism within the context of previous qualifications and experience. Specialist streams include Energy, Oil & Gas, Water or Waste.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Management
    • Fashion, Luxury and Marketing
    London campus. A unique programme, designed in collaboration with leading fashion businesses. Develop your understanding of the strategies and practices key to creating and sustaining a successful fashion business.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Fashion, Luxury and Marketing
    London based programme exploring the changing fashion industry and integration of fashion and lifestyle in a marketing context.
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Based in the heart of London, our life-changing MBA programme offers graduates the chance to achieve an international management qualification, with study periods in New York or Glasgow.
  • Global Marketing

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Fashion, Luxury and Marketing
    London campus. Combining current academic thinking and industry practice to reflect the dynamic and international nature of global marketing.
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Achieve an MBA in Glasgow. Our life-changing MBA programme offers graduates the chance to achieve an international management qualification, with the opportunity for an optional immersion study trip to London or New York.
  • Human Resource Management

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIPD
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Human Resource Management (HRM)
    • Management
    Accreditation:
    • CIPD
    Glasgow campus. Enables practising managers &/or graduates develop knowledge & specialist skills, including UK employment law, to advance their professional career as a Human Resource or people manager. Accredited by CIPD & is recognised by SHRM.
  • Award:
    • M.S.
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    The Masters in Impact-Focused Business and Investing is ideal for anyone working or planning to work in social business or microfinance, and for government and NGO employees.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subject:
    • Management
    London based MSc Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management explores issues like cyber risk insurance, emerging market risk, micro insurance, insurance for climate change, and Takaful (Islamic) Insurance. This masters degree is unique to the UK.
  • International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CII
    • CISI
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subjects:
    • Banking, Finance and Risk
    • Accountancy, Finance and Economics
    Accreditations:
    • CII
    • CISI
    Study in London and gain the practical knowledge & essential skills to succeed in the challenging financial services sector. Accredited by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)
  • International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CII
    • CISI
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditations:
    • CII
    • CISI
    Glasgow campus. We collaborate with leading financial services organisations to keep our modules cutting-edge & ensure that by making the decision to study the programme you have the confidence to apply this newly learned information in the industry.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. This programme provides a comprehensive study of the challenges faced by managers, as well as insight into the strategy, policy and practice key to managing these challenges.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • May 2020
    London campus. 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.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • May 2020
    Addressing the growing global needs in the areas of diplomacy, international business, international security and international communication. Learn skills essential for effective management of international interaction at public and private levels.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Apply skills in economics, social sciences or business to the global issues linked to inequality, migration and globalisation with the Masters in International Economic and Social Justice from Glasgow Caledonian University.
  • Award:
    • M.S.
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Fashion, Luxury and Marketing
    The Masters in International Fashion Marketing prepares you for a career in fashion in NYC and around the world, where you can create real change in your community and the industry at large.
  • International Fashion Marketing

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • EPAS
    • CIM
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditations:
    • EPAS
    • CIM
    Glasgow campus. Answering the call for specialist graduates with disciplines in both fashion & marketing, we have redeveloped alongside industry to bring you the practical, technical expertise that you need to compete & thrive in this industry.
  • International Management and Business Development

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CMI
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Management
    Accreditation:
    • CMI
    London based masters designed to develop managers who can successfully operate in the dynamic fast-paced global business world. Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • International Operations and Supply Chain Management

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIPS
    • CILT
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditations:
    • CIPS
    • CILT
    Glasgow campus. Develop skills in sustainable business operations, performance management & managing global supply chains. The only MSc with double-accreditation (CILT, CIPS ) & Yellow Belt status on graduation.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    London based masters developed by leading UK academics, the International Project Management Construction masters gives a world-renowned and fully accredited postgraduate experience.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • APM
    • RICS
    Glasgow campus. Developed by leading UK academics, the International Project Management masters at GCU gives a world-renowned and fully accredited postgraduate degree.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    • May 2020
    London campus. To manage today's complex global situations, equip yourself with the skills to seek to resolve conflict through discussion, negotiation and partnership and promote a non-violent approach to international relations and global issues.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. Informed by industry demand and the vast array of job opportunities available, our programme delivers the practical and technical experience that you need to maximise the opportunities this growing sector has to offer.
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Management
    • Fashion, Luxury and Marketing
    London campus. This innovative MBA programme responds to a growing demand for skilled managers with a thorough understanding of luxury brand management strategies and tools.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Management
    • Fashion, Luxury and Marketing
    London based, this unique programme is designed to reflect the distinctive nature of the luxury brand industry.
  • Marketing

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIM
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditation:
    • CIM
    Glasgow campus. Digital technologies, & the role they play in marketing, have grown significantly. Explore the role of branding, communications, technology & relationship-building in marketing strategy & how this can be applied internationally.
  • Award:
    • MPH
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Public Health
    Glasgow campus. MPH Master of Public Health is designed to bring about social action. This postgraduate masters aligns your skills with World Health Organisation WHO international standards and the UK public health skills and career framework.
  • Award:
    • MPH
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Public Health
    London campus. MPH Master of Public Health is designed to bring about social action. This postgraduate masters aligns your skills with World Health Organisation WHO international standards and the UK public health skills and career framework.
  • Mechanical Engineering

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • IMechE
    • EC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Engineering
    Accreditations:
    • IMechE
    • EC
    Take the Mechanical Engineering masters and improve your connections across industry while working towards chartered status. Course is applicable to mechanical design engineering, project engineering, manufacturing engineering or engineering sales.
  • Medical Ultrasound

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. With flexible study options tailored to your area of practice, GCUs MSc Medical Ultrasound gives you the theoretical foundation and real-world experience you need to improve not only your own work but your field at large.
  • Nursing Studies Adult (Pre-registration)

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. The MSc Nursing Studies (Pre-registration) offers graduates from any background the opportunity to transfer their graduate skills to nursing.
  • Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • NMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Nursing
    Accreditation:
    • NMC
    Glasgow campus. Our MSc Nursing: Advancing Professional Practice programme prepares you to lead and innovate in the field of advanced nursing whether you work in the UK or abroad.
  • Occupational Therapy (pre-registration)

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • RCOT
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditations:
    • HCPC
    • RCOT
    Glasgow campus. Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council and accredited by the College of Occupational Therapists and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. Gain the expertise and knowledge you need to apply for membership of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and become a practising physiotherapist.
  • Professional Doctorate

    • 2019/20
    • Professional Doctorate
    Award:
    • Professional Doctorate
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Social Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Engineering
    • Management
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    This Professional Doctorate, Doctorate Business Administration and Doctorate Management complements existing career commitments while developing industry relevant research. A professional focused alternative to the PhD.
  • Quantity Surveying

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    Accreditations:
    • CIOB
    • RICS
    Glasgow campus. Study Quantity Surveying at postgraduate level and get the construction and surveying skills needed to manage construction project costs both in the UK and overseas.
  • Quantity Surveying

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subject:
    • Construction, Building, Surveying and Real Estate
    London based Quantity Surveying masters develops the construction and surveying skills needed to manage construction project costs both in the UK and overseas.
  • Risk Management

    • 2019/20
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Subjects:
    • Banking, Finance and Risk
    • Law and Risk
    • Management
    London campus. Join a leading UK provider with over 30 years risk management teaching experience & benefit from our longstanding links & excellent reputation with industry bodies & professionals while developing the advanced skillset employers need.
  • Risk Management

    • 2019/20
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • CII
    • IRM
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Sep 2019
    • Jan 2020
    Accreditations:
    • CII
    • IRM
    Glasgow campus. Join a leading UK provider with over 30 years risk management teaching experience & benefit from our longstanding links & excellent reputation with industry bodies & professionals while developing the advanced skillset employers need.
  • Award:
    • M.S.
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2020
    • Sep 2019
    Subjects:
    • Banking, Finance and Risk
    • Law and Risk
    • Management
    As a student in the research-focused Master's in Risk, Resilience and Integrity Management at Glasgow Caledonian New York College, you'll gain the knowledge and practical skill set to navigate the complexities of the dynamic and growing field of risk
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Jan 2020
    Glasgow campus. Accredited by the College of Podiatry in London and offered in collaboration with Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, this part-time programme prepares you to pursue a successful career in advanced practice or podiatric surgery.
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