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Take your career to a new level at GCU

Our postgraduate courses are designed to help you achieve your career goals, and they will spark your curiosity, develop your skills and expand your horizons.

Grounded in academic excellence, employability is at the heart of our courses. Input from industry and experts ensure you will have the relevant skills and authentic experience. Guided by our Common Good values you'll make a positive difference to society

With a postgraduate from GCU, you will stand out in the local and international employment market and have the skills to innovate and lead responsibly.

 

Browse full-time and part-time postgraduate study in a wide choice of subjects
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2020
    Subjects:
    • Games, 3D Animation and Visualisation
    • Computing and IT
    Progress to a career in 3D design, virtual environments, computer games and visual effects. Develop advanced postgraduate-level expertise in 3D modelling, lighting, rendering, animation and video production.
  • 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.
  • Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2020
    Subject:
    • Computer Networking and Security
    Choose to progress your career in network engineering and consultancy. Take existing skills in networking and computing science and apply them at expert level.
  • 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.
  • Biological Sciences

    • 2020/21
    • MRes
    Award:
    • MRes
    Start date:
    • Sep 2020
    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 pharma industry or academia.
  • 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.
  • Counselling Psychology

    • 2020/21
    • DPsych

    Accredited by:

    • HCPC
    • BPS
    Award:
    • DPsych
    Start date:
    • Sep 2020
    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.
  • Cyber Security

    • 2020/21
    • MSc
    Award:
    • MSc
    Start date:
    • Sep 2020
    Pursue a career in cyber security with a course that equips you with the distinct specialist knowledge and analytical skills, You'll be able to solve complex cyber security problems with expert-level ability.