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 2021
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Computer Games
    Progress to a career in 3D design, virtual environments, architectural visualisation, computer games and visual effects. Develop advanced postgraduate-level expertise in 3D modelling, lighting, rendering, animation and video production
  • Accounting, Finance and Regulation

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    • MSc (Two-year)
    • MSc (Fast-track)
    Awards:
    • MSc
    • MSc (Two-year)
    • MSc (Fast-track)
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Finance, Accounting and Risk
    Financial management is vital to all organisations and the role of the accounting professional is complex and varied. You will develop a deeper academic and professional knowledge and understanding of the key challenges facing the financial sector.
  • Advanced Practice

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    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
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • InstMC
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    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
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start date:
    • Jan 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    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.
  • Award:
    • MBA
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 2021
    Subject:
    • Management and Human Resources
    Progress in senior leadership positions in rail such as operations, engineering, infrastructure, rail integration, asset management, health and safety, digital transformation or sustainability.
  • Big Data Technologies

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc

    Accredited by:

    • BCS
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Computing
    Accreditation:
    • BCS
    Take existing skills in computing, computer engineering or electronics and apply them to postgraduate-level study in data engineering, data-science/analytics and IoT. Progress as a data analyst, systems architect or IT/data engineer. An industry-focu
  • Biomedical Science

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Jan 2022
    • Sep 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
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    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.
  • Diabetes Care and Management

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    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.
  • Diagnostic Imaging

    • 2020/21
    • 2021/22
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Sep 2021
    • Jan 2022
    Subject:
    • Podiatry and Radiography
    Progress to a career as a researcher, lecturer or in advanced practice. Take existing skills in radiography and diagnostic imaging and apply them to radiographic image interpretation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) or medi
  • Awards:
    • DPT
    • MSc
    Start dates:
    • Jan 2021
    • Jan 2022
    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 a physiotherapist with the NHS, private clinics or in other health and social care settings.