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3D Visualisation and Interactive Environments | Advanced Professional Diploma in

We're taking 3D visualisation beyond its existing boundaries. Traditionally recognised as exclusive to the games entertainment industry, we'll also give you the expertise to use 3D visualisation in a variety of other sectors around the world.

We've created this course so that busy professionals can benefit from developing interactive 3D visualisation skills in the space of just a few months. You might be an architect, product designer, web developer, engineer, or games designer, working behind a drawing board or in the studio.

We're dedicated to ensuring our course is relevant to your job - that's why we provide you with a learning environment that allows you to adapt and develop projects you are already working on in your current role.

You could be creating an interactive 3D visualisation of a building enabling viewers to walk through; developing a virtual product to showcase on the internet; building characters for an interactive game; or creating 3D analysis to help show complex business data. The possibilities are endless.

Whether it's helping archaeologists visualise and bring a site to life, assisting councils on new buildings and developments, or allowing surgeons to explain an operation to a patient, 3D visualisation and its potential for interaction is now a powerful tool across many industries.

You'll build your skills in 3D modelling - both constructional and organic - lighting, camera techniques, rendering, material application, animation and editing, learning how to adapt existing software and understand how different software interact with each other.

You'll also meet like-minded students from different industries, allowing you to debate current issues and realise the potential for 3D visualisation and interactive environments skills across many sectors. You'll join students from different professional environments, share ideas and benefit from alternative insights.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
1 Year
Computing & Engineering

Academic Practice | PG Cert

Designed to support and enhance the professional practice of academic and learning support staff working in Higher Education, our course will help you achieve excellence in academic practice. If your current role includes regular teaching, supporting and guiding students, designing and marking assignments and contributing to course content, this is the ideal path to continuing professional development.

Our course is based on the areas of activity, core knowledge and professional values set out in the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF). You will work alongside colleagues delivering to higher education students in universities and colleges, focussing on your own professional context as you examine your relationship with your students and the learning community as a whole.

We will explore how the professional values of respecting each student as an individual, promoting participation in higher education, and the wider context impact upon your own area of work. The course will enable you to underpin your core knowledge of your own subject material with theoretical and best practice perspectives on learning theory, learning technologies and approaches to teaching. In addition, you will concentrate on the full range of activities your academic role encompasses, from planning learning activities and giving feedback, to contributing to your academic network and continuing your own career development.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
12 Months
Education

Accounting | MSc

Set yourself apart from the crowd by offering employers the complete package in terms of professional and academic accounting qualifications. This course is for aspiring professionals who want to progress towards completion of the ACCA professional accountancy qualification and gain a masters degree.

In order to study via this route, you must have passed or been granted exemption from ACCA papers F1 to F9. You will need to complete your core professional papers and a dissertation in order to be awarded the MSc Accounting.

You will also be able to study for your two optional professional ACCA papers in semester two if you wish to complete your ACCA exams. It is your choice whether you take on these additional papers ? you can decide when you receive your semester one results. There is an additional charge for these papers and a discounted rate is available to our students.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Accounting & Finance | MSc

This course equips you with a well-developed understanding of both international financial reporting and management accounting. You will explore the theoretical principles of these subjects and the issues and challenges faced by companies when applying them. In addition to accounting, the course is designed to enrich your knowledge in other areas of international finance and business.

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January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Accounting (Top-Up) | MSc

Over recent years the role accounting professionals play in business decisions has become increasingly important to the success of any organisation. As a qualified accountant, this course will allow you to refresh your technical skills and develop new ways of thinking about current issues in both management and financial accounting.

You will examine the latest techniques being used in industry, looking at real life case studies and comparing these to the practices used within your own workplace. Working with fellow students, you willalso look at the growing importance of financial reporting, discussing accounting standards and how these could be developed to improve your own organisation?s fiscal statements.

You can choose to study on a weekly basis to help fit around other commitments, or you could attend a twoweek intensive programme, with online support to guide you as you work at your own pace, fromanywhere in the world.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time Distance Learning, Distance Learning, Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
6, 12 Months
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Acoustics (Top Up) | MSc

If you have successfully completed the Institute of Acoustics (IoA) Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control, our course offers you the opportunity to extend your studies and convert your qualification into a masters award by studying two research modules. Not only will this allow you to enhance your professional study and meet your personal interests, but it could also increase your chances of obtaining work abroad, where an MSc is highly regarded.

The acoustics profession places great emphasis on the need for research-informed practice, and our course will provide you with an opportunity to develop the skills required to undertake research. Delivered over 12 months, you'll only need to attend University once a week in the first semester, meaning our course can fit around your work.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
12 Months
Health

Acoustics and Noise Control | Institute of Acoustics (IoA) Diploma

Awarded by the Institute of Acoustics, our course aims to equip you with a thorough understanding of the nature of noise and the ways in which it can be controlled in the environment, the workplace and in buildings. Extending over 12 months, our course is taught through lectures, laboratory classes and via our web-based Virtual Learning Environment. There is an emphasis on relating the theory of acoustics to the solution of practical noise problems.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Health

Action Learning Facilitation | PG Cert

Most businesses and organisations rely heavily on teamwork to achieve a shared successful outcome, but what if these teams are not working together to the best of their ability. As an action learning facilitator you can help groups of people work together more effectively and engage in a positive way to achieve their mutual goals. This course - the first of its kind in the UK - will allow you to gain a greater understanding of how people work and learn together by tackling issues and reflecting on their actions.

You will develop the skills to run meetings between small groups to reflect on and review steps that need taking - known as action learning sets. By laying down ground rules for leaders and managers working together, you will help people question, listen and reflect, and find solutions to real work problems through group discussion.

You will enhance your people awareness skills as you learn to dig deeper into team-working and become effective at facilitating and directing groups to achieve meaningful change, improve effectiveness and boost productivity within an organisation.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
9 Months
Entry req.
Business & Management

Advanced Diabetes Educator (Children, Young People and Families) | MSc

Empower children and young people who have diabetes and improve the quality of their lives. Diabetes continues to be a public health priority around the world, and as the number of children and young people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the UK increases, there will be a growing demand for more healthcare professionals who require advanced training to tackle this rising health concern.

The first of its kind in the UK, our course is developed with national and international education institutions and clinicians who offer care to children and young people with diabetes. We provide a unique combination of health, education and psychological principles related to diabetes self-management education.

To study, you should be a dietitian, psychologist or nurse who has been working full-time in children's diabetes care for at least four years. We'll give you the expertise to become an educator who can communicate complex clinical, psychosocial and dietetic information to children and families with diverse needs and learning abilities.

As a highly developed diabetes educator you will be able to adopt a holistic approach to the treatment and support of children, young people and families, with a focus on how diabetes affects them socially, physically and mentally, from diagnosis onwards. You will learn the importance of placing the family at the centre of care, and become an expert in encouraging families to incorporate practical self-management skills into their everyday lives.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Entry req.
Health

Advanced Engineering Management | MSc

If you have a degree in engineering and would like to enhance your professional qualification - or are already working in industry and want to become a leader in process control and new product development - our course provides the expertise you need to improve your career. We focus on applying the latest technology and management systems to analyse current engineering issues. These issues include the ability to respond rapidly to changes in the global market by inventing products that address agile, environmental and management control issues. You will use simulation of automation and management systems to analyse these issues and test solutions.

You will have access to excellent equipment and resources including a Rapid Prototyping Machine, Programmable Logic Controllers, VICOM motion capture system and the latest engineering software such as Flexsim and the Autodesk Suite.

January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Creative Technologies

Advanced Engineering Management | PG Cert

If you have a degree in engineering and would like to enhance your professional qualification - or are already working in industry and want to become a leader in process control and new product development - our course provides the expertise you need to improve your career.

We focus on applying the latest technology and management systems to analyse current engineering issues. These issues include the ability to respond rapidly to changes in the global market by inventing products that address agile, environmental and management control issues. You will use simulation of automation and management systems to analyse these issues and test solutions.

You will have access to excellent equipment and resources including a Rapid Prototyping Machine, Programmable Logic Controllers, VICOM motion capture system and the latest engineering software such as Flexsim and the Autodesk Suite.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
4, 24 Months
Creative Technologies

Advanced Engineering Management | PG Dip

If you have a degree in engineering and would like to enhance your professional qualification - or are already working in industry and want to become a leader in process control and new product development - our course provides the expertise you need to improve your career.

We focus on applying the latest technology and management systems to analyse current engineering issues. These issues include the ability to respond rapidly to changes in the global market by inventing products that address agile, environmental and management control issues. You will use simulation of automation and management systems to analyse these issues and test solutions.

You will have access to excellent equipment and resources including a Rapid Prototyping Machine, Programmable Logic Controllers, VICOM motion capture system and the latest engineering software such as Flexsim and the Autodesk Suite.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Creative Technologies

Advanced Practice | MSc

Our course aims to equip health practitioners with the knowledge required to lead and develop practice, diagnostics, therapeutics, decision-making and clinical management. Your learning will be client-centred and clinically focused, helping you develop the skills essential for the job of an advanced practitioner working in a primary or secondary care setting, or any other organisation where advanced diagnostic skills are required.

Our Postgraduate Diploma prepares you to function as an advanced practitioner. You would normally be required to undertake the first five core modules listed below in order to achieve this. Our MSc will help you continue with your academic studies as you undertake an extended project, relevant to clinical practice. You will normally be expected to complete the additional 60 credit Research in Practice module in order to achieve this, which will take a further one year.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Advanced Practice | PG Dip

Our course aims to equip health practitioners with the knowledge required to lead and develop practice, diagnostics, therapeutics, decision-making and clinical management. Your learning will be client-centred and clinically focused, helping you to develop the skills essential for the job of an advanced practitioner working in a primary or secondary care setting, or any other organisation where advanced diagnostic skills are required.

Our Postgraduate Diploma will equip you with the appropriate knowledge and skills to function as an advanced practitioner. You would normally be required to undertake the core modules listed below in order to achieve this. You may choose to continue your studies and gain an MSc by completing an additional 40 credit Research in Practice module.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
18 Months
Entry req.
Health

Advanced Social Work Practice | MA

Wherever you are in your social work career, use our three highly flexible courses to shape your own career path from newly qualified social worker to social care manager or specialist.

You will have the opportunity to choose modules from across our wide range of postgraduate health and social care courses, allowing you to align your studies with your interests and future responsibilities, such as leadership and management or working with substance abuse. You will become more informed about these areas and gain the confidence and knowledge to take on further responsibilities in the world of social care, supporting and safeguarding adults, young people and children.

Learn from an experienced teaching team of qualified practitioners from across the health and social care professions, including social work and adult and mental health nursing. We also invite senior specialist practitioners from local authorities to deliver lectures that provide the latest knowledge and real-world insights from their field.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Entry req.
Social Sciences & Psychology

Advanced Social Work Practice | PG Cert

Establish a strong foundation to your social care career by learning the essential practices and policies that will support your assessed first year as a social worker. You'll bring examples from your job to your learning, providing you with a deeper understanding of the situations and challenges you are encountering by fostering a more critical way of thinking about your own practice and development.

Learn from an experienced teaching team who are qualified in areas across the health and social care professions, including social work and adult and mental health nursing. We also invite senior specialist practitioners from local authorities to deliver lectures that provide the latest knowledge and practical insights from their field.

This highly flexible course provides the first part of what can become your own tailored and rewarding career progression route. You'll be able to keep returning to learning as you feel ready, and undertake further study with our Postgraduate Diploma and MA in Advanced Social Work Practice.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Health

Advanced Social Work Practice | PG Dip

Forge your own social care career by choosing from a wide variety of topics that can take your role in the direction you want. Hone your expertise and discover the subjects aligned to your interests and future responsibilities, such as leadership and management or working with substance abuse.

You'll become more informed about these areas, and you will gain the confidence and knowledge to take on advanced social care practices. This will prepare you for promotion to managerial or specialist roles supporting and safeguarding adults, young people and children.

Learn from an experienced teaching team who are qualified in areas across the health and social care professions, including social work and adult and mental health nursing. We also invite senior specialist practitioners from local authorities to deliver lectures that provide the latest knowledge and real-world insights from their field.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Health

Applied Biomedical Sciences Research | MSc

Advance your career by broadening your understanding of research methods and their applications within biomedical sciences. You will enhance your specialist expertise in a specific area and develop your professional ability as a research-oriented scientist with excellent communications skills. Your study will focus on an in-depth research project working alongside experts from our Centre for Biomedical Research.

You'll get to discuss and appraise the latest biomedical science research which will become the basis for taught modules during this course. Your analytical, data handling and presentation skills are developed predominantly in the laboratory environment by carrying out a series of experiments and statistics exercises.

With our new biomedical sciences research laboratory you will be able to conduct project work in a dedicated research environment and will benefit from an enhanced range of equipment.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Health

Architectural Professional Practice | PG Dip

The PG Dip Architectural Professional Practice is the final stage in an architect's education and training and is a required qualification for anyone wishing to be an architect. The course meets the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 3 requirements for final qualification and registration as an architect. On passing the Part 3 examination, you will be entitled to register as an architect in the UK with the ARB. The term 'architect' is a protected title and can only be used by ARB registered architects.

You will attend a series of lectures and workshops on the various topics which make up the RIBA Part 3 criteria, delivered by specialists from the construction industry. These are arranged as one, two or three day study units - nine days in total. The course sets out a creative and professional framework aimed at enhancing your 'live' professional experience.

This course offers a combination of academic content with work experience during the final 12 month period of your practical training experience.

There are three entry points for the course throughout the year, in January, May and September.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
15 Months
Architecture & Landscape Design

Architectural Technology & Design | MSc

Discover how you can shape the environment around you by studying a combination of the technology and the design of the buildings we live and work in. This course gives you the flexibility to do just that, at a time and pace convenient to you.

You will have the opportunity to tailor your study to your career ambitions and personal interests as you focus on several projects throughout your course. You could choose to explore commercial or residential buildings or any structures of interest to you. We will help you engage with the creative and technical aspects of the building industry using specialist software including AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop and Google Sketch Up.

The requirements of buildings for different purposes and in different parts of the world vary hugely - you will study construction technology, construction law and building regulations, enabling you to create comprehensive specifications for the design projects you propose. Your projects will allow your individual design flair to emerge and you will produce a portfolio of work that highlights your skills and knowledge as an architectural technologist.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time, Full-time Distance Learning
Duration
-
Surveying & Planning

Architecture | MA

If you want to pursue a design specialism within architecture this studio-based course will help you realise your ambitions.

You will take a research-by-design approach in a studio environment to help you develop your own specialism and research-based study.

We offer an international perspective on design and you will be encouraged to develop exciting design-led propositions on issues such as environmental sustainability, urban resilience and resource depletion.

You will study three themes - sustainable urbanism, facade design and architectural interiors. You will complete introductory and advanced projects in your chosen theme and, at the end of your course, you will have the opportunity to exhibit or publish your thesis work.

You can see examples of our students' work on our School of Art, Architecture and Design website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Architecture & Landscape Design

Architecture | MArch

This is a creative, studio-focused course with a strong commitment to design research, which allows you to qualify with Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 2. The design studio will take centre stage during your studies as you are challenged to develop solutions to a series of architectural design problems.

Your course will explore different approaches to architecture, its theories, techniques and forms of agency, and will address the key themes of integrated sustainability and post-industrial urbanism.

You will study architectural agency and its forms of social engagement, and the use of computational techniques to produce architectural solutions within material and social systems. You will also explore the innovative use of film and other media in the process of architectural and urban design.

You will explore your personal interests in relation to city, regional, national and global perspectives and forge an individual approach to architecture.

As part of your studies, you will visit exemplary buildings and complex urban contexts that challenge the role of architecture in the city.

Studying with us will also give you exemption from the Architects Registration Board (ARB) and RIBA Part 2 examinations.

You can see examples of our students' work on our School of Art, Architecture and Design website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2, 4 Years
Architecture & Landscape Design

Art & Design | MA

Study alongside like-minded students in a creative environment on a dynamic course that explores the theories and new ideas in contemporary art, graphic design and curating. You can choose to specialise in one of the three areas, with your previous experience, study interests and career aspirations determining your choice.

We will build your awareness of contemporary ideas in art, graphic design and curating, and we will develop your working relationships by giving you the opportunity to take part in projects and events in theregion and beyond. You can also take part in studio production and a final exhibition where you will showcase your work.

You will be involved in a programme of weekly seminars and workshops, as well as project work alongside your peers, encouraging you to debate contemporary practice. Previous students have taken part in events and collaborations at Leeds Art Gallery, The Photographers' Gallery in London, the European Exchange Academy in Germany and Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Art & Design

Art Psychotherapy Practice | MA

Develop your confidence and expertise in providing art therapy for people with different emotional and mental health needs. Many art therapy clients are socially excluded, so you will learn to become a practitioner who contributes to future service provision by working alongside clients and making changes in their lives. You will develop your knowledge and experience by studying the theories behind art therapy and through practising in the field.

You will take part in a placement organised by course staff and lasting between 100 and 120 days. This will give you first-hand experience in providing art therapy for clients in a range of settings, helping you achieve a good standard of proficiency in line with the requirements for registration with the Health & Care Professions Council.

For more information on the MA Art Psychotherapy Practice, and to download an application form, please click on 'Apply Now' at the top right of this page.

Please note this course is delivered in Sheffield.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
2, 3 Years
Social Sciences & Psychology

Artist Teacher in Art and Design | MA

If you're an artist working in education and harbour ambitions of moving up the career ladder, we'll give you the skills to be an even better teacher. And, equally important, we'll reignite your own flair as an artist in your own right.

This is a unique opportunity - we are the only MA Artist Teacher course in Yorkshire - and, supported by The National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD), our partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture Park gives you the chance to learn from experts in art education.

You'll work with the education team at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, expanding your creative approaches to teaching, while our own team of tutors - all practising artists - will introduce you to experimental methods of delivery and help you to develop as an artist.

We'll bring you up to date with contemporary practice, building your awareness of the latest technologies, while also benefitting from our fantastic facilities and equipment. These include studios equipped for etching, 3D construction, silkscreen and typographical printing, a photography studio, camera loans, and a video, sound, graphics and digital suite.

You will also benefit from working in a creative learning environment alongside postgraduate students from our MA Arts & Design course, bringing an aspirational quality to get back into art practice.

We understand the difficulties of studying while being a full-time teacher, so the flexible nature of our course allows you to fit your studies around work commitments.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Art & Design

Audio Engineering | MSc

Audio engineering and the science behind it plays a major role in the delivery of music and sound, be that during gigs, conferences or in the recording studio.

Your course combines the study of acoustics, audio system design and software engineering, ensuring you gain a thorough understanding of all aspects of audio and the science behind it. It's our facilities that make us stand out from the crowd. They include a reverberation and anechoic chamber, a suite of high-quality professional music studios and the latest computer resources for software engineering.

You will study advanced audio engineering, including loud speaker design, interface and interactivity, theoretical acoustics, applied acoustics, advanced audio engineering and audio software engineering. You will learn digital signal processing, how to generate audio effects, how to use research on psychoacoustics, analogue modelled effects and music information retrieval. You will also examine the very latest research which is leading to better audio effects.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Building Modelling and Simulation | Advanced Professional Diploma in

As we head towards zero carbon buildings, we need to better understand how buildings should be constructed and the materials we should use in their construction in order to increase their energy efficiency.

Whether you are working in the construction industry, a graduate from a built environment background or you want to upskill for a new construction role, we will teach you how to analyse the performance of existing buildings and to design and model new, energy efficient buildings.

You will gain an understanding of building physics and performance, including how buildings respond to weather, how to heat buildings efficiently and how bricks, mortar, timber and insulants act as a thermal barrier. Discover how to use 3D modelling packages to study individual building components and analyse how buildings respond to environmental conditions and occupancy patterns.

You can combine this course with other Advanced Professional Diplomas as part of our MSc Sustainable Engineering or study it as a standalone qualification.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Months
Surveying & Planning

Building Performance and Evaluation | Advanced Professional Diploma in

Gain the expertise to determine if buildings are achieving their required energy efficiency targets, and how to go about improving them.

The energy performance of today's new buildings must withstand far more scrutiny than ever before. Those involved or investing in construction projects will need an increasing awareness of these factors to maintain compliance with the law, as tougher EU and UK directives for building performance are drawn up and legislated.

You will use the latest technologies to evaluate building performance, including software to model 2D thermal movement or track moisture. You will also visit real-life testing sites and help set up and carry out some of the procedures yourself, investigating heat loss, heat transfer, moisture development and thermal bridges.

Your course will provide an essential platform if you are wanting to evaluate the energy efficiency of buildings, or if you want to get involved in building forensics or surveying.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Months
Surveying & Planning

Building Services Engineering | MSc

If your aim is to become a chartered building services engineer we will give you the experience and knowledge - subject to accreditation approval from the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers - to achieve your goal. Whether you've graduated from our BSc (Hons) course, or already work in industry as an associate engineer, we will equip you with the ability to play a leading role in the design, installation and management of building services.

The digital age has revolutionised how engineers operate - gone are the days when you could work with calculators, paper and design chart. To meet the demands of this changing industry we've invested heavily in industry standard software to which you'll have access to develop your expertise.

Sustainability and the carbon reduction of buildings is a key issue internationally. We will teach you how to implement this outlook in your work, from energy usage on site, emissions control, and your knowledge of environmental science, to the latest systems and innovation in energy conservation.

We'll improve your technical engineering capabilities so that you can take responsibility for building services and mechanical installations. You'll also focus on areas such as project leadership and management, lighting design, heating, thermal comfort, air conditioning, cooling systems, acoustic comfort and electrical services.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Civil Engineering & Construction

Building Surveying | MSc

As the construction industry strives to produce higher quality buildings and maintain the historical structures that surround us, the role of the building surveyor is vital. Gain the skills you need to construct and refurbish residential and commercial buildings that will leave a lasting legacy.

Whether you are looking for a route into the construction industry or you want to progress your career by becoming a chartered surveyor, your course will help you reach the stringent standards expected by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

You will study building pathology and defects and how to identify them, construction law and how it is applied and the technology behind measurement and design in building refurbishment. You will also learn how to repurpose existing buildings and efficiently maintain them once they have been constructed.

Our course team have close links with the construction industry and many of them are still working on live projects - their experience will ensure your learning is always current.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
2 Years
Surveying & Planning

Business (IPOS) | MA

We offer an individually tailored study programme which can help you specialise in your chosen area of business. The unique flexibility of this course means that you are able to choose options that suit your business interests. You are not confined to one particular discipline and can choose modules from a wide range of subjects including accounting and finance, business strategy, human resource management, management, marketing, public relations and communications.You can also choose business-related modules from other areas in our University, to tailor your course towards your particular area of interest. This provides a broadly based and business relevant qualification designed to suit the needs of your chosen career.For those wishing to return to education after years in industry, you can study part-time in order to fit around the demands of your current employment and personal commitments.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Entry req.
Business & Management

Business Intelligence (SAS) | MSc

Have you ever noticed the adverts down the side of your Facebook page or received an email promoting a product you were 'looking for'? Do you wonder how this happens? Business intelligence and the insight it provides is now at the forefront of driving companies' strategic decisions. It's vital for businesses to understand their performance but, more importantly, identify their future potential.

This course teaches you to utilise data that is available to an organisation and present this information in an accessible format which will enable decision makers within a company to plan for the future.

You will study modules that are accredited by SAS - an industry leader in developing business intelligence tools - and this unique relationship will build your knowledge of their systems, enhancing your skillset to analyse data.

Whether it's to improve products, processes, consumer relationships or target customers - firms across all industries and managers across all departments benefit from good business intelligence. We will equip you with the skills to analyse data systems, advise colleagues and take a leading role in shaping a company's decisions.

You will graduate with the ability to understand the data and its sources, design and implement a data warehouse, and be able to act upon this information to support the business strategy planning. We will develop your skills in predictive analysis, report writing, identifying patterns, and how outside factors and current issues can affect the findings.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Computing & Engineering

Chaplaincy in Health & Social Care | MA

Health and social care chaplaincy has grown from the Christian parish to an interfaith service, requiring a high degree of professionalism. This has coincided with developments in the theory and practice of spiritual and pastoral care, recognising that members of all faiths together with nonreligious people need spiritual meaning in moments of crisis.

Providing a basic grounding in professional chaplaincy, our course will enhance your reflective practice through a selection of modules that build on your professional or voluntary chaplaincy experience. These can include how psychotherapy can relate to religion and spirituality, group therapies and groupwork, and client-centred theory and practice.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
3 Years
Entry req.
Health

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Advanced Certificate | Advanced Certificate

Popular with professionals and with recent graduates entering public relations, this course offers you a thorough grounding in public relations theory and practice, making it the ideal springboard to professional advancement.

You will gain a solid grounding in all the key concepts, techniques and skills needed to develop effectively as a PR practitioner. It is a qualification in its own right, but also prepares you for the CIPR Diploma. You will be taught at one of the most prestigious centres for public relations in Europe, and you will have access to our full range of specialist resources such as online journals and our Library with 24/7 access.

Students, who are mainly (but not exclusively) working in public relations or a related occupation, attend several sessions, with options to begin in Autumn or in Spring.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Diploma | Diploma

Your course takes in an in-depth look at public relations as an integral part of successful business practice, providing you with an understanding of the strategic roles and functions of PR. You will learn the practice of public relations as a management function and acquire strategic theories, tools and techniques to improve your decision making and effectiveness. You will also critically analyse the role of public relations within different organisations.

You will be taught by one of the most prestigious centres for public relations in Europe, and you will benefit from our full range of specialist resources such as online journals and our Library with 24/7 access. Links with industry - negionally, nationally and internationally - mean that our successful students are in a position to develop professional relationships with potential employers.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Childhood Studies & Early Years | MA

Recognise and champion the uniqueness of every child as you take a 'whole child' holistic approach to children, from birth to 18, and their families. You will have the opportunity to study the theory and practice through two distinct routes Early Years or Children and Young People.

Our interdisciplinary and global approach to study and research reflects a commitment to children's rights, social justice for children, child-centred learning and developing awareness of social divisions in childhood.

The Early Years route explores young children's learning, education and care across multiple settings. The Children and Young People route focuses more closely on critically examining concepts, contexts and intervention across different spheres of childhood. Both routes emphasise children and young people as social actors with rights and entitlements, according to their particular cultural and social differences.

We're committed to children's rights, social justice for children, child-centred learning and developing awareness of social divisions in childhood, and these themes are at the heart of this course, forming the basis of your study and research.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 36 Months
Education

Civil Engineering | MSc

The growing demand for infrastructure to sustain modern societies and underpin economic and social development requires creative solutions from all engineering professionals. This course will give you the skills to shape and maintain the world around us.

You might be a graduate from our BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering course, or perhaps someone with a BEng qualification. We will help you move your career forward so you can play a leading role in the design, construction and maintenance of a broad range of infrastructure projects.

One of the key objectives of our course is preparing you for chartered status. We will develop your technical ability, understanding of engineering principles, commercial flair and environmental awareness. In addition, you'll look at contractual issues, health and safety, business functionality, communication skills, report writing, code of conduct and your responsibility to a team.

We are seeking Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) accreditation for Leeds based delivery, subject to final output, from Autumn 2013.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Civil Engineering & Construction

Community & Youth Studies | MA

The challenges of youth and community work are constantly changing. We will help you engage with the policies and ideologies associated with this dynamic area.

You will examine topics such as the London riots, youth crime and alcohol and drug abuse, allowing you to understand the impact of Government policy on the lives of young people. You will study different approaches to community work and the importance of studying international issues and applying them to situations closer to home.

You will gain practical experience as you bid for funding for a real project and choose a wide variety of option modules to tailor your course to your needs.

Expert guest lecturers and staff will offer insights into the evolving nature of youth work in the UK and overseas. You will also study alongside students from a range of backgrounds, giving you a fresh perspective on every day issues.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time, Full-time Short
Duration
3 Years
18 Months
24 Weeks
Health

Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing | MSc

You will develop a co-ordinated and holistic approach to meet the healthcare needs of the wider community so you can help improve and maximise their life chances. As a specialist practitioner, this course will meet your additional needs preparing you to use your discretion and judgement to make high-level clinical decisions in the management and provision of quality care.

By analysing clinical practice and development, care and programme management and leadership, you will gain a thorough knowledge of the complexity of delivering health and social care services. An equal balance of practical experience and theory, the course will develop your expertise as a specialist practitioner. By undertaking a number of work placements in the area of district nursing, you will build up a network of contacts that can lead to future employment opportunities.

Once you've successfully completed our Leadership, Management and Enterprise module, you will have the opportunity to apply to the Chartered Management Institute to receive their Level 7 Certificate in Management and Leadership, adding another professional hallmark to your portfolio.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Community Specialist Practitioner - District Nursing | PG Dip

Our course will meet your needs as a specialist practitioner, preparing you to use your discretion and judgement to make high-level clinical decisions in the management and provision of quality care. You will develop a co-ordinated and holistic approach to meet the healthcare needs of the wider community, meaning you can help improve and maximise their life chances.

The foundations of our course are clinical practice and development, care and programme management and leadership. In analysing clinical practice management you will gain a thorough knowledge of the complexity of delivering health and social care services.

Designed to develop your expertise as a specialist practitioner, our course is a balance of practical experience and theory. By undertaking a number of work placements in the area of district nursing, you will build up a network of contacts that can lead to future employment opportunities.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
52 Weeks
2 Years
Health

Computer Security | MSc

Interest in computer security is booming - from whistle-blower Edward Snowden to the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, the increase in cybercrime has led to a demand for experts in this area.

That's why we've designed this online course - it's your opportunity to learn how to protect and safeguard the information stored on digital devices around the world.

You will gain hands-on experience in a virtual environment, learning how to hack into machines to test their security in a safe and legal system, connecting to a remote machine from your PC or laptop.

Our course will take your existing computing knowledge and develop your security expertise, with in-depth focus on penetration testing and ethical hacking. We'll teach you how to break systems in order to tighten the security and stop others from breaking into them, and develop new ways of protecting a company's security.

You will also study other key areas of computer security such as authentication, access control, malware, vulnerabilities, secure coding, sandboxing and virtualisation.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
3 Years
Computing & Engineering

Computer Systems Engineering | MSc

Engineering is at the heart of building a strong economy. That's why we've created this course - we're going to give you the expertise to become a modern day engineer that can bring fresh ideas and products to a number of industries.

The demand for new products and the pace of change in technology has seen automation, embedded systems and computer science take a leading role in the engineering process.

Our course will build your skills in designing and developing industrial controls, simulation and integrated systems, and smart devices. We will show you how systems can be programmed to control other software and hardware, from food manufacturing machinery and pharmaceutical production lines, to hospital equipment and every day technology such as escalators.

We're firm believers that creativity, problem solving and the ability to react quickly to changing environments are at the core of being a great engineer and we'll provide you with the support to develop in all these areas.

There's a strong industrial focus to what we teach - you'll investigate electronic development boards which you can reconfigure to control systems, smart devices that can be networked to manage tasks and designing new bespoke products that can increase productivity and reduce risks across industries. You'll also study how networking practices are utilised in automation and embedded systems.

If you're a computing or engineering graduate already working in the industry, our course will help you progress into a managerial position, giving you the ability to create new products and increase process efficiency in your place of work.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Entry req.
Computing & Engineering

Construction Law & Dispute Resolution | MSc

The construction industry is increasingly recognising the importance of alternative methods of dispute resolution in order to maintain commercial relationships and keep cash flowing within the industry. If you are a professional in construction, law or a related field this course will develop your expertise in this subject for practical or academic purposes.

We are committed to meeting the needs of the construction industry - our course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of legal and dispute resolution issues that are specific to your profession.

Prominent areas of study will include: construction contract doctrines and the legal framework; alternative approaches to dispute resolution, such as arbitration, adjudication and mediation; conflict management; and methods, roles and values.

Subject to achieving satisfactory grades, the structure and content of our course meets the examination requirements of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators through to Fellowship level for each of their Adjudication, Arbitration and International Arbitration Pathways.

As a fellow of CIArb - who are internationally recognised as a leading dispute resolution organisation - you will have a professional status that is highly valued in the construction industry around the world. Becoming a fellow of CIArb is also necessary for you to progress towards achieving status as a Chartered Arbitrator, a CIArb Registered Adjudicator or a CIArb Accredited Mediator.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
2 Years
Surveying & Planning

Contract Management for PPP/PFI | Advanced Professional Diploma in

As more public services are supplied by the commercial sector, contract management is becoming a growing area of expertise. Aimed at those working with Public Private Partnerships (PPP) and Private Finance Initiatives (PFI), this course will give you the expert skills you need to negotiate, manage and deliver framework agreements and term contracts while upholding the highest levels of customer service.

Many public services are now outsourced and there is growing support from the Local Government Association to improve the contract management skills of those working in local authorities. You will analyse case studies and focus on examples from your own workplace to gain an understanding of how you can modify the contracts you handle.

We will develop your legal knowledge and help you make improvements to existing contracts, encouraging you to seek innovative ways of working. You will explore different strategies for resolving client-contractor and supplier conflict so that existing contracts can be successfully renegotiated.

Whether you are a public sector professional or a supplier of services, working collaboratively with your tutors and fellow students will allow you to learn from the experiences of others. You will examine different problem-solving and communication strategies which you can then apply in your own workplace.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
9 Months
Civil Engineering & Construction

Corporate Communications | MSc

Corporate communication is an increasingly important strategic issue for organisations and expertise in this area offers excellent opportunities for career progression. You will learn about the latest communication trends, keeping you up to date with changing industry standards and practices.
< />As a communications manager or leader wanting to maximise your professional performance and career opportunities in this dynamic sector, you will develop specialist knowledge and hone your strategic skills to improve the performance of your organisation.

Delivered part-time, usually on six Friday and Saturday blocks over one year, you will have minimal disruption to your professional schedule and can combine work with study.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Corporate Governance | MSc

Following a number of high profile media scandals, corporate governance is high on the agenda for organisations around the world, with corporations increasingly expected to be transparent and fair. This course will give you the skills to influence strategic decision making, understand risk control and ethical considerations when it comes to leadership and managing relationships with investors and key stakeholders.

You will develop your understanding of general management theory, challenge current modes of thinking and generate new ideas to improve your professional practice. You'll gain a highly specialised set of board-level leadership skills, enabling you to recognise, analyse and, ultimately, influence the factors governing corporate affairs.

The fast-track delivery of this course will allow you to study efficiently over an intense two-week study block at our University. You will then be suitably supported during the distance learning element of thecourse that follows.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time Short
Duration
-
Business & Management

Counselling & Psychotherapy | PG Dip

Accredited by the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), this course will enable you to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist. It will help you work towards practitioner accreditation with the BACP, and can help you develop a specialist role within your current occupation.

You will gain an understanding of relational theory and practice and will learn how to apply your therapeutic counselling and psychotherapy skills with clients. Through clinical practice, you will identify your strengths and areas for development, ensuring you become a capable and self-reflective practitioner.

We help you find a suitable work placement where you will have client contact on a weekly basis and totalling 100 hours. You will also undertake 20 hours of personal counselling from a network of professional counsellors approved by our University.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Entry req.
Social Sciences & Psychology

Creative Sound | Advanced Professional Diploma in

From television, film and radio, to gaming, digital and online advertising, the demand for specialists who can use sound creatively has never been higher. This course will give you an understanding of the innovation and technology behind studio sound production and design.

You'll study the relationship between sound, music and image, and build your skills in sound production technology and music editing techniques. You'll develop the ability to produce original sounds and audio-visual media so you can create professional audio across a variety of media formats.

Our short course is a fantastic opportunity to learn from experienced music and film professionals in state-of-the-art studios. We're dedicated to providing you with hands-on, practical experience so you can produce your own work, developing your ability to deliver professional sound content to a specific brief.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
11 Months
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Creative Technology | MSc

Within the creative and media industries, small groups of people with strong individual talent have often evolved into innovative companies. Our course will help you develop in your own area of expertise, increasing your ability to work creatively with like-minded professionals.

This course gives you the flexibility to study within the broad area of creative technology, while specialising in an area of your choice through option modules. This might encompass emerging 3D computer animation techniques, working on post-production special visual effects or exploring innovative photographic visual effects technologies.

Depending on your choice of options you could also gain a working knowledge of game play and game design, develop a practical understanding of the creative possibilities of the music production studio environment, study the use of innovative sound and audio effects technology or produce audio content and sound design for interactive media and games. Quite simply, we are giving you the opportunity to design your own course.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Creative Technologies

Criminology | MSc

You will explore and reflect upon the latest thinking and research in criminology. Study race, ethnicity and gender and investigate the causes and prevention of crime, criminality and victimisation.

You will explore the different methods of criminological research before completing an independent dissertation.

You will study a range of interesting, innovative and challenging modules, taught by world-leading experts who are actively engaged in publication and research. Our teaching staff includes Professor Colin Webster, renowned for his work on ethnicity and crime.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Social Sciences & Psychology

Critical Care | PG Cert

Advances in medical technology coupled with growing numbers of patients with complex healthcare requirements mean that critical care is a continually evolving and challenging environment.

If you are a registered nurse working in a critical care unit, this CPD course will provide you with the expertise to become highly specialised in this area.

About half your time will be spent at our University as you engage with human biology theory and the law and ethical issues as they apply to critical care. The remainder will be spent in practice, honing your evidence-based clinical skills.

Through this combination of theoretical and practical learning, you will engage with the competencies based within steps two and three of the National Competency Framework for Registered Nurses in Adult Critical Care. At the end of the course, you will be able to confidently deliver effective care to the critically ill.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Health

Dietetics | PG Dip

The role dieticians play in contributing to people's health and wellbeing is significant. We will provide you with the knowledge and professional skills required to become a practising dietitian.

You will learn to interpret nutritional science and its application in health and illness, together with biochemistry, physiology, food science and social science perspectives to develop an evidence-based and critical approach to dietetic practice and the effective management of therapeutic conditions.

The combination of academic and practice learning activities enables you to develop a patient-centred approach, and will equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a professional dietitian working inacute and primary care settings. You will also develop effective team working and communication skills, enabling you to facilitate group education and nutritional interventions to influence the health and eating behaviour of individuals and communities.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
2 Years
Health

Digital Forensics & Security | MSc

This is a chance to develop highly valued computer forensic and computer security skills. We will move your current IT ability to the next level, preparing you for work as a forensic investigator or security professional.

We offer a hands-on course - you'll be presented with problems, using real life scenarios where possible, allowing you to improve your expertise in preparation for a career in either of these important fields.

Forensics and security are closely linked with an overlap of skills and analytical thinking. Through this course you will gather a range of knowledge from processing and analysing digital evidence, to undertaking security assessments and ethical hacking of computer networks.

You will be taught by experts who are working in the field and you will gain experience in industry tools such as EnCase, FTK and Backtrack, developing your theoretical and practical knowledge, and understanding of the topics we cover.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Entry req.
Computing & Engineering

Doctorate of Business Administration | DBA

The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is a research degree with equivalent outcomes to a PhD including level of award and title. It provides continuing professional development for managers, consultants and other professionals including academics, who are typically in employment in high level and demanding roles.

The DBA will help you develop your capacity to think creatively and innovatively about your organisational, managerial and professional problems. It will improve your skills in making informed judgements and decisions in relation to complex issues. You will be better able to design and implement advanced level research projects and to collect, analyse and present data, evidence and arguments in academic and professional contexts.

Those graduating with the DBA will have enhanced ability to differentiate themselves in the employment market and will be able to demonstrate their capacity to have an impact on their professional performance.

Faculty of Business & Law website Research website

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
4 Years
Business & Management

Documentary Filmmaking | MA

Documentary filmmaking is constantly evolving and with the rise of internet and social media, there are countless places for filmmakers to publish their work. This course will help you find an audience for your idea and support you in turning your vision into a bold and innovative film.

At the Northern Film School you will have the opportunity to explore and communicate a subject you are passionate about. We support all types of filmmaking from campaigning and issue-led films to observational and character pieces and experimental films to wildlife documentaries. You will develop and pitch your ideas and successful ones will be made into Masters Projects and given real production budgets.

Workshops will train you in the craft and technical aspects of filmmaking: producing and directing, camera, sound, and editing. Using our industry-standard facilities you will produce films of integrity and importance.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
-
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Early Childhood Care and Education (0-5) with recommendation for EYTS | PGCE

Learn how to provide expert care and education for children from birth to the age of five. This course will help you examine the issues that affect young children and work with their parents, carers and communities to support their development.

You will explore your own professional practice, enhancing your understanding of diversity, inclusion and the values which underpin policy and pedagogy in the early years setting. This will give you a greater ability to meet the needs of children and families from different cultures and backgrounds.

From the complex nature of play to using the outdoor environment as a tool for learning, we will give you the skills you need to provide care, attention and emotional support to children. You will be able to work with parents and carers to safeguard children, providing them with the best possible start in life.

Fees for this course are paid by the National College for Teaching and Leadership, and you may also be able to apply for a bursary. Visit the National College for Teaching & Leadership website for more information.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
39 Weeks
Education

Eating Disorders | PG Cert

If you are already a practitioner working in a health or mental health role, then this is your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of supporting people with complex mental health issues that involve eating disorders. Look at current nutritional, physiological and psychological perspectives, and learn cognitive behavioural approaches to therapeutic treatment in this area.

By studying alongside fellow professionals from the fields of occupational therapy, counselling, psychology, nursing and dietetics, you will appreciate how a multi-professional team can work together to provide effective care. Our classes are taught by academics from across these disciplines and you are encouraged to critically reflect on your own practice, ensuring you have a solid understanding of the breadth of holistic treatment.

You will graduate with a professional qualification and an increased confidence in delivering best practice care for those living with an eating disorder.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Health

Education | MA

Whether you work in a school, local authority, hospital or any other field where teaching is part of your role, this course will significantly develop your knowledge of current research, policy and practice in education.

You will examine the influences that have shaped modern education from the philosophy behind teaching methods, to the government policies that direct educational practice across the spectrum, both inside and outside the school environment. We will give you a strong grounding in these areas, allowing you to gain a greater understanding of how people learn, how to teach them and how to effectively assess them.

You will relate your learning to your own experiences, and through a choice of modules, you'll be able to tailor the course to your own needs and interests. You can choose to specialise in one of four themes: inclusion, leadership and management, education for social change and policy, practice and education.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 36 Months
Education

Energy Efficient Buildings, Systems and Refurbishment | Advanced Professional Diploma in

The built environment is changing - the EU has set a target for all new buildings to be nearly zero-energy efficient by the end of 2020. This is your opportunity to get up to speed on the newest practices in designing energy efficient buildings and refurbishments.

Through case studies and fieldwork, you will analyse the latest energy efficiency innovations and renewable technologies applied to new buildings and those undergoing a retrofits. By examining contemporary passive houses, nearly-zero buildings and energy plus structures, you'll discover how the leading exemplars in this field achieve their efficiency performances. You'll also study the shortcomings in current building efficiencies - where they fall short in meeting their energy targets and how they can be improved with the resources available.

Your work will be shaped by cutting-edge research as you collaborate with specialists who help inform new Government regulations and policies. This will broaden your knowledge and help you forge contacts with the principal thinkers and leaders in the building performance sector.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Months
Surveying & Planning

English Language Teaching | MA

We provide academic and professional development for English language teachers looking for career advancement. This includes innovative teaching, curriculum and creative materials development, teacher education or training and other teaching-related activities.

You will gain practical classroom experience, hands-on development of multimedia resources and materials development. There is the opportunity to pursue a specialism, such as ESOL, English for Academic Purposes, Teaching English to Young Learners or teacher training.

We currently offer two routes of study:

Route One

This route is designed for experienced English language teachers, who are native speakers or have a high level of English. It will offer you professional training and development (including teaching practice) and can include entry for the widely recognised Delta qualification. If you already have the Delta or an equivalent qualification you can enter directly into semester two of this route or study with us by distance learning in September or January, with an expected completion time of approximately 18 months.

Route Two

This route will offer you practical classroom experience, observation and language awareness for teaching purposes. It is designed for native and non-native speakers of English with some experience of, or an interest in, English language teaching. You can study this course full-time, part-time or distance learning in September or by distance learning starting in January, and you can expect to complete the course in approximately two and a half years.

Teaching and Learning

Learning will take place through seminars, small group and individual tutorials, as well as independent learning. The course will include practical classroom experience and hands-on development of multi-media resources for English language teaching.

Assessment

The assessments on the course aim to reflect real-life tasks for English language teaching professionals and include practical assignments such as developing resources, writing journal articles, giving conference presentations, reflecting on practice and analysing texts or language. The dissertation module involves a practical or research project related to English language teaching with a report or rationale. Route 1/Delta students will also complete the Cambridge ESOL assessments for Delta modules 1-3.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
3 Years
English Language Teaching

English Language Teaching & Professional Practice/Cambridge Delta | PG Cert

We provide academic and professional development for experienced English language teachers who are looking to advance their careers within the profession. Successful completion offers automatic entry on to semester two of the MA English Language Teaching.

You will increase your knowledge through observed teaching practice with feedback from tutors and enhance your understanding of aspects such as language and methodology.

Our Cambridge Delta course is taught by highly qualified and experienced teacher trainers. We are an approved Cambridge Delta Centre. This prestigious professional qualification for English language teachers confers TEFL-Qualified status as defined by the British Council accreditation scheme.

KEY FEATURES

1. Observed teaching practice with feedback from tutors.
2. High level input to advance your knowledge and understanding of aspects such as language, methodology, language acquisition.
3. An extended project focused on a specialist area such as ESOL, English for Academic Purposes, Teaching English to Young Learners or Content and Language Integrated Learning.
4. The opportunity to be entered for the Cambridge Delta qualification and gain TEFL-Qualified status.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Learning will take place through seminars, small group and individual tutorials, as well as independent learning. The course will include an assessed teaching practice component.

ASSESSMENT

The assessments on the course are developmental tasks for English language teaching professionals and include a portfolio of tasks, an oral presentation, teaching practice and a reflective journal. Students who are entered for the Delta qualification will also take additional parallel assessments.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time Short, Part-time
Duration
15, 45 Weeks
English Language Teaching

English: Contemporary Literatures | MA

Explore your passion for contemporary literature and the way it can be used to understand our society. You will examine current developments and critical issues in the past 30 years of literature on a course that provides an international and cross-cultural outlook.

Whether your interests lie in the world of the postcolonial or you have a fascination with women's writing, this challenging course will allow you to study recent volumes of poetry, research cultures and explore novels and films relating to current debates. You will use key theoretical models and concepts to gain a greater understanding of how we study literature and the motivations and historical events that have driven the authors you choose to read.

Taught by a team with an international reputation for their research in diverse areas, ranging from Caribbean culture, history and literature to cultural representations of the 2007-08 credit crunch across literature, stage and screen, this course will expose you to new ideas and encourage you to question them.

Check out our twitter feed @BeckettEnglish for up-to-date information on staff and student events, short courses and fun happenings around the school.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 38% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
English, History & Media

Entrepreneurship and Business Development | MSc

Shape your own destiny and enjoy the greater freedom and flexibility that developing your own business can bring. We will feed your entrepreneurial spirit and develop your management skills so you can create, establish and lead your own venture. We will also give you the knowledge and confidence to implement new strategies within an established company to drive change, encourage innovation and help the business flourish.

As well as gaining a broad overview of business, you will also explore your individual management style and develop critical-thinking patterns and problem solving and decision-making techniques to share and reflect upon with your peers. Working closely with industry professionals, you will be encouraged to experiment with new ideas and learn to identify opportunities and risks in order to develop a viable business venture or project.

You will also study professional interactions and how emotional intelligence, building communication and relationship development skills, are key to managing and sustaining complex business dealings.

Whether you are wanting to start up a new venture or inject some innovation into an existing organisation, your course will hone your management skills, enhancing your ability to influence and lead strategic changes in business.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
18, 24 Months
Business & Management

Environmental Health | MSc

Acquire the knowledge and skills to prepare you for a career as an environmental health practitioner by fully analysing the five main intervention areas: housing; food safety; occupational health and safety; environmental protection and public health. This involves understanding the environmental stress factors and their effect on human health and safety, together with the legal and technical frameworks for controlling these risks.

We offer one of the few postgraduate environmental health courses in the UK accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), providing a direct route into the profession.

The opportunity to interact with students from other vocational courses will broaden your perspective of environmental health issues.

You?ll have access to our state-of-the-art acoustics laboratories and our dedicated food inspection facilities. There are also opportunities for you to engage in work-related activities which will help you work towards professional registration as an environmental health practitioner.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
3 Years
Health

Events Management - Online Learning | MSc

We have designed this online course to meet the learning needs of events managers and others working in the events industry, as well as those who have studied at first degree level in another subject and wish to specialise in events management.

This course allows you to study at your own pace - from wherever you are in the world. To help you fit your studies around your work and personal commitments, you will study one module each semester.

Modules are offered on a rolling basis, with new and existing students learning together and from each other, sharing their experience and learning. Expertise is drawn from events worldwide and enables the course to address the changes and complexity of challenges facing today's events manager.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is delivered by online learning and teaching methods focus on online materials. However, there is variety and diversity in the teaching methods deployed as they match the aims and learning outcomes of each module.

An online induction programme is provided in the first week of the course to ensure you are fully equipped to operate effectively throughout your studies. You will be supported by e-tutors and the distance learning team including administrative and course leader support.

A range of materials are provided to support your learning and include a programme specification, student and module handbooks and online learning tools. These include online and audio recorded lectures, PowerPoint presentations, directed reading in preparation for lectures, online journals and reports, online individual and group tutoring via web cam, and chat rooms for students and staff.

Here's what you'll need

To study this course you will need to use Windows, Mac OS or an i-Pad. If you're working on a PC, laptop or Mac you will require a 56k modem or higher with soundcard and speakers. Windows users will need version 7, XP or Vista and have access to Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer. Mac users will need the OS X or higher version and access to Apple Safari, while if you intend to study via an iPad it will need to be the iOS 5.1 or a latest version.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
3 Years
Events & Entertainment Management

Events Management - Online Learning | PG Cert

We have designed this online course to meet the learning needs of events managers and others working in the events industry, as well as those who have studied at first degree level in another subject and wish to specialise in events management. This course allows you to study at your own pace - from wherever you are in the world.

To help you fit your studies around your work and personal commitments, you will study one module at a time - totalling three modules in an academic year.

Modules are offered on a rolling basis, with new and existing students learning together and from each other, sharing their experience and learning. Expertise is drawn from events worldwide and enables the course to address the changes and complexity of challenges facing today's events manager.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is delivered by online learning and teaching methods focus on online materials. However, there is variety and diversity in the teaching methods deployed as they match the aims and learning outcomes of each module.

An online induction programme is provided in the first week of the course to ensure you are fully equipped to operate effectively throughout your studies. You will be supported by e-tutors and the distance learning team including administrative and course leader support.

A range of materials are provided to support your learning and include a programme specification, student and module handbooks and online learning tools. These include online and audio recorded lectures, PowerPoint presentations, directed reading in preparation for lectures, online journals and reports, online individual and group tutoring via web cam, and chat rooms for students and staff.

Here's what you'll need

To study this course you will need to use Windows, Mac OS or an i-Pad. If you're working on a PC, laptop or Mac you will require a 56k modem or higher with soundcard and speakers. Windows users will need version 7, XP or Vista and have access to Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer. Mac users will need the OS X or higher version and access to Apple Safari, while if you intend to study via an iPad it will need to be the iOS 5.1 or a latest version.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
12 Months
Events & Entertainment Management

Events Management - Online Learning | PG Dip

We have designed this online course to meet the learning needs of events managers and others working in the events industry, as well as those who have studied at first degree level in another subject and wish to specialise in events management. This course allows you to study at your own pace - from wherever you are in the world.

To help you fit your studies around your work and personal commitments, you will study one module at a time - totalling three modules in an academic year.

Modules are offered on a rolling basis, with new and existing students learning together and from each other, sharing their experience and learning. Expertise is drawn from events worldwide and enables the course to address the changes and complexity of challenges facing today's events manager.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is delivered by online learning and teaching methods focus on online materials. However, there is variety and diversity in the teaching methods deployed as they match the aims and learning outcomes of each module.

An online induction programme is provided in the first week of the course to ensure you are fully equipped to operate effectively throughout your studies. You will be supported by e-tutors and the distance learning team including administrative and course leader support.

A range of materials are provided to support your learning and include a programme specification, student and module handbooks and online learning tools. These include online and audio recorded lectures, PowerPoint presentations, directed reading in preparation for lectures, online journals and reports, online individual and group tutoring via web cam, and chat rooms for students and staff.

Here's what you'll need

To study this course you will need to use Windows, Mac OS or an i-Pad. If you're working on a PC, laptop or Mac you will require a 56k modem or higher with soundcard and speakers. Windows users will need version 7, XP or Vista and have access to Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer. Mac users will need the OS X or higher version and access to Apple Safari, while if you intend to study via an iPad it will need to be the iOS 5.1 or a latest version.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
2 Years
Events & Entertainment Management

Executive & Business Coaching | MA

Explore the key management concepts, theories and models used in general coaching and mentoring. You will learn to critique and enhance your professional coaching skills through reflexive practice and action learning. You will also hone your understanding of coaching practice to develop your own personal coaching profile. You might already be a practising business coach seeking to enhance your coaching methodology and skills, an executive who wants to add coaching to your consultancy portfolio or a human resources director. You will learn to use your skillset and experience to act as a catalyst for positive change.Your supervisor will support you in developing your research skills and carrying out an evidence-based research project in your selected coaching field. Areas of coaching and mentoring you might choose to focus on include ontology, team, supervisory, developmental, existential, Gestalt or ethics.

Faculty of Business & Law website

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
24 Months
Business & Management

Facilities Management | MSc

This course is delivered online, so you have the opportunity to study from anywhere in the world. Facilities management provides an organisation with many support services at an appropriate cost in order to support core business activity.

Facilities managers must be able to exercise skills in effective service provision and monitoring, as well as demonstrate an understanding of business strategy, cost control, people management and property related issues.

Our course will enhance your abilities in the identification and evaluation of appropriate decision-making strategies, and to develop research capability and cognitive skills which enable you to analyse and resolve problems in your profession.

You will be developing your expertise in a sector which remains in a strong position - health and safety, risk management and business continuity will be paramount as facilities managers focus their strategy on maintaining their organisation's core business and meeting legislative requirements.

Take a look at our taster website to see how we deliver this course online. The username and password to log-in is c4fm.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
2 Years
Surveying & Planning

Filmmaking | MA

Immerse yourself in hands-on filmmaking and real production budgets on this unique course.

Creativity and collaboration are at the heart of our teaching, which takes place in our very own Northern Film School, giving you access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Designed to mirror real international, independent film production, this course gives you the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge of seven main areas - producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography, production design, sound and editing.

The course is driven by filmmaking itself, but you will also focus on theory - we want you to think, research, discuss and watch films. We encourage ideas based around independent filmmaking and look for inspired stories and concepts on which to base our productions. We will also supply funding for your masters' project.

Whether your passion lies in making fiction, documentaries or experimental films, you will have the support of a teaching team with ongoing and extensive industry experience.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 38% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
18 Months
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Finance | MSc

Designed for aspiring finance professionals who want to gain specialist knowledge, this course will equip you with the skills required for seeking employment in the increasingly complex and demanding financial services sector.

You will explore the theories and current practice in the finance industry from both a national and international perspective. The course blends theory with practice to provide you with the applied vocational skills that potential employers require.

You'll study in the heart of Leeds, which is the largest hub of financial services in the UK outside London. Leeds is home to many leading financial organisations and large professional services firms. You'll be taught by a range of highly experienced tutors with industrial, professional and academic knowledge.

We include a strong international dimension in the course content and attract students from as far and wide as China, India, Pakistan and Vietnam.

Faculty of Business & Law website

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January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Financial Economics | MSc

If you're looking to build a career as an economist - a role which brings plentiful job opportunities in both the public and private sector - our course will equip you with the tools you need to succeed. Companies across all industries are recognising the crucial role economists can play in their business.

This course is an opportunity to develop analytical skills alongside economic and financial theories, which will enable you to play a leading role in planning, problem solving and taking a company forward.

What sets this course apart from other financial qualifications is our focus on how finance links with the wider economy. You will build an understanding of the latest economic theories in order to analyse the way in which firms take financial decisions and how these affect performance.

This is a course committed to combining finance and economics with a global outlook - and among your areas of study will be the topical issues in bank regulation, advanced macroeconomics and microeconomics, and statistical testing of economic theories.

Whether you're already working in the field and looking to progress, or are a recent graduate keen to get started in economics, our course will help you move forward.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Entry req.
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Health and Community Care | MSc

Equip yourself with the expertise to contribute more effectively to practice developments. You will increase your knowledge of health and community care practice, gain finely tuned time management and prioritisation skills, and develop your understanding of the complex issues at the forefront of your own specialist area.

Our course incorporates a variety of modules that meet the needs of a wide range of health care environments. High emphasis is placed on self-directed and lifelong learning, and you will be given personal support to plan and organise an individualised programme of study.

You will have the opportunity to consider your own practice area in significant depth and further develop your critical analysis and reasoning skills.

You'll have the flexibility to study at your own pace, and fit your learning around your work and personal commitments. Funded places are also available.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
3 Years
1 Year
Health

Health and Safety | MSc

Health and safety is an integral and important part of any organisation. Whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved with ensuring a safe working environment for everyone. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the whole company.

By investigating an organisation as a whole, you will gain a broad knowledge of other departments such as marketing, sales and human resources, and how they are affected by the procedures and processes you implement. You will also enhance your understanding of the technical and human aspects of health and safety, learning to identify whether issues were caused by machine malfunctions or misjudgement by humans.

Our course also offers you the chance to look at past and present case studies to understand any errors made, what caused the mistakes and the preventative measures that should be put in place. These could range from dealing with harmful substances within a chemical facility, exposed wires and trip hazards in a busy office, to safety measures for maintenance work on rail tracks.

NB: You can study either our MSc or PG Dip to achieve an Institution of Occupational Safety and Health accredited award. If you have already completed an IOSH-accredited PG Dip, this course offers you the chance to convert your qualification into an MSc by studying two additional research modules (see below). The duration for the course in this instance will be 1 year part-time, with fees charged pro-rata.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
21 Months
1 Year
Health

Health and Safety | PG Dip

Health and safety is an integral and important part of any organisation - whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved with ensuring a safe working environment for everyone. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the whole company.

By investigating an organisation as a whole, you'll gain a broad knowledge of other departments such as marketing, sales and human resources, and how they are affected by the procedures and processes you implement. You'll also enhance your understanding of the technical and human aspects of health and safety, such as identifying whether issues were caused by machine malfunctions or misjudgement by humans.

It also offers you the chance to look at past and present case studies to understand any errors made, what caused the mistakes and the preventative measures that should be put in place. These could range from dealing with harmful substances within a chemical facility, exposed wires and trip hazards in a busy office, to safety measures for maintenance work on rail tracks.

You may choose to continue your studies and gain an MSc by completing an additional two research modules.

NB: If you have already completed an IOSH-accredited PG Dip, this course offers you the chance to convert your qualification into an MSc by studying two additional research modules* (see Module Listings below). The duration for the course in this instance will be 1 year part-time, with fees charged pro-rata.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
9, 15 Months
Health

Housing and Neighbourhood Management | Advanced Professional Diploma in

Gain the skills you need to give leadership and vision to your organisation. Our bite-sized course will help you progress in your career as you enhance your knowledge of housing, regeneration planning and urban management.

Whether you work for a voluntary organisation, local authority or private agency, our course will enable you to engage in place shaping, economic development, public service delivery and the governance of urban areas. You will examine the current issues affecting housing and regeneration and learn how to tackle them.

Using real-life companies and areas as case studies, you will take part in group and individual projects to build on your current experience. This could include working in a parish council to organise a community plan, or helping an organisation to implement change management policies.

We will give you access to key players in housing and neighbourhood management, providing you with invaluable contacts after you graduate.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Surveying & Planning

Housing, Regeneration & Urban Management | MA

We've designed this course for people working in the housing and urban management field, along with graduates from geography, planning, social policy and housing. Our course will help you advance your skills and knowledge to develop a career within the sector. This is an innovative course that combines the study of housing, regeneration and urban management issues, delivered within a city which is vibrant with projects in these areas.

We can help you network with key players in urban management and build up your contacts. You will be taught by staff with fantastic hands-on experience in the industry. Our Built Environment academy and its research team have contracts with European and UK governments, as well as links with local authorities, social enterprises and leading housing companies.

We will improve your knowledge of policy issues in place shaping sustainability and wellbeing, and provide you with the evaluation and decision-making skills to respond to current urban challenges. Your development and career prospects are important to us - that's why you also take part in work-based projects where you will have the opportunity to practice your professional expertise.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Surveying & Planning

Housing, Regeneration & Urban Management | PG Cert

This innovative course is unique to Leeds Beckett University and reflects our areas of expertise and the city's major role in housing, regeneration and enterprise partnerships. The course combines the study of housing, regeneration and urban management issues and supports inter-professional learning through studying with staff and students from other professions.

Designed for practitioners from the housing and urban management field, and geography, planning, social policy and housing graduates, this course is suitable for those who wish to advance their skills and knowledge to develop their career within the sector.

The course addresses contemporary policy issues of place-shaping, sustainability and wellbeing and provides you with the practical know-how, and sharp evaluation and decision making skills to respond to current urban challenges.

To support your development and career prospects, you will also take part in work-based projects where you will have the opportunity to reflect and practice your professional expertise.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time Short, Part-time
Duration
15 Weeks
1 Year
Surveying & Planning

Housing, Regeneration & Urban Management | PG Dip

This innovative course is unique to Leeds Beckett and reflects our areas of expertise and the city's major role in housing, regeneration and enterprise partnerships. The course combines the study of housing, regeneration and urban management issues and supports inter-professional learning through studying with staff and students from other professions.

Designed for practitioners from the housing and urban management field, and geography, planning, social policy and housing graduates, this course is suitable for those who wish to advance their skills and knowledge to develop their career within the sector.

The course addresses contemporary policy issues of place-shaping, sustainability and wellbeing and provides you with the practical know-how, and sharp evaluation and decision making skills to respond to current urban challenges.

To support your development and career prospects, you will also take part in work-based projects where you will have the opportunity to reflect and practice your professional expertise.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Surveying & Planning

Human Resource Management | MA

Enhance your career prospects in human resource management, people management or people development.

We will help develop you into a critical, competent and reflective practitioner who can perform effectively within a business partnership perspective and demonstrate the capabilities required for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You will gain a clear understanding of a broad range of HR, managerial and business principles, practices and competencies.

We have been successfully delivering personnel and HR programmes for more than 40 years and the quality of our provision has been recognised by the CIPD and the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. Many large employers in the region have supported our course, including Leeds City Council and Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC.

This course attracts students from all over the world and provides a vibrant mixture of cultures and learning styles. With a high number of contact hours over three semesters, we have a great established history and high reputation for CIPD accredited courses. We have strong professional links - our Head of School of Human Resource Management & Organisational Behaviour is a member of the CIPD's West Yorkshire Branch, Leeds Geographical Committee.

The MA HRM has a dedicated team of module lecturers with teaching, research and business experience, the Course Administrator, the Course Leader and numerous dissertations supervisors. There are generally four applications for each place available on this course.

Holders of a PG Diploma Human Resource Management may apply to study the final 60 credits of this qualification to gain a full MA in Human Resource Management.

Faculty of Business & Law website CIPD website CIPD, The HR and development website

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Business & Management

Human Resource Management | PG Dip

This course is designed for part-time students from a variety of backgrounds, who wish to begin or develop a career in human resource management. It aims to develop critical, competent and reflective practitioners who can perform effectively within a business partnership perspective and demonstrate the capabilities of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's 'thinking performer'. You will gain a clear understanding of a broad range of HR, managerial and business principles and practices, as well as the development of related skills and competencies.

We have been successfully delivering personnel and HR programmes for over 40 years and the quality of provision has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and other external bodies including the Quality Assurance Agency.

The course is taught Tuesdays 1pm to 7.30pm in the first year and Thursdays 1pm to 7.30pm in the second year. You will also be required to attend induction and three two-day skills workshops.

Faculty of Business & Law website CIPD website

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Business & Management

Human Resource Management (Top-Up) | MA

Open up a wealth of career opportunities in human resource management, people management or people development with our top-up course.

If you have already acquired your Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, this course will allow you to top-up your studies to a masters level by preparing you to write a dissertation relevant to your organisation. You will gain skills in leadership and problem solving, and be able to influence and contribute to the human resource strategies, policies and procedures within any business.

You will be well supported during your studies and you will receive personal tutoring for two days in October, January and March when you attend sessions at our University. We will also support you as you work elsewhere in your own time and at your own pace.

Faculty of Business & Law website

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
12 Months
Business & Management

Information & Technology | MSc

This is a flexible course which you can tailor to suit your own specific areas of interest, experience and career aspirations. You will have the opportunity to choose from a range of modules in areas such as information systems, computing and creative technologies.

Our modules vary in their technical nature with either a practical or theoretical focus, and we will advise on which ones are right for you.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Computing & Engineering

Information & Technology | PG Cert

This flexible programme allows you to choose from a range of modules in areas such as information systems, computing and creative technologies. You can design an individual programme of study tailored to your own specific areas of interest, prior experience and career aspirations. You will be given guidance on your module selection as they vary in their technical nature and practical or theoretical focus.

The course has strong links with industry to ensure content is kept relevant to the needs of the sector. Guest lecturers are invited to speak and there is involvement with industry related events. You are encouraged to engage with our external clients for your final project.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
15 Weeks
2 Years
Computing & Engineering

Information & Technology | PG Dip

This flexible programme allows you to choose from a range of modules in areas such as information systems, computing and creative technologies. You can design an individual programme of study tailored to your own specific areas of interest, prior experience and career aspirations. You will be given guidance on your module selection as they vary in their technical nature and practical or theoretical focus.

The course has strong links with industry to ensure content is kept relevant to the needs of the sector. Guest lecturers are invited to speak and there is involvement with industry related events. You are encouraged to engage with our external clients for your final project.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Computing & Engineering

Information Management | MSc

Management of information is key to the success of modern organisations. Studies show that information professionals should take account of business strategy, cultural and behavioural issues and have an understanding of systems concepts.

Consequently, there is a need for professionals to employ appropriate approaches to systems development in a diverse variety of contexts. We recognise the demand for such talent and our course will enhance your ability to communicate with the business community to identify organisational information requirements, to build models of those requirements and develop successful systems.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Computing & Engineering

Interdisciplinary Psychology | MA

This is the only course in the UK to offer a combination of transpersonal, psychoanalytic and critical approaches to psychology. You will explore ways of understanding the self as an open, evolving project that develops through interaction. This reflects developments at the leading edge of psychology, drawing upon insights from the history of human exploration of the self.

You will explore the relationship between psychology and cultural studies, philosophy, theology and social science. We provide the opportunity to develop your skills in research methods, including exploring the use of language and the construction of meaning in real-world situations, and ethnographic approaches.

You will gain a unique perspective on mind, self and society, whether you are working as a counsellor, a social worker, a psychologist, or in a related profession. We also welcome those who simply wish to explore this unique subject, and its insights into what makes us human.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Social Sciences & Psychology

International Banking & Investment | MSc

Build on your existing knowledge of finance and economics with an international focus on banking and investment. You will learn about banking regulations across the globe and how economic factors such as interest rates can affect investment, and explore theories and current industry business practice from the UK and further afield.

Gain specialist knowledge about international business that will make you attractive to employers in the international finance sector or help you excel in your existing role.

You will be taught by a team of experienced tutors who bring together a wide range of industry experience and backgrounds in economics and accounting, including consultancy experience with the International Monetary Fund.

There is a strong international dimension to your course and could be working alongside students from around the world, sharing experiences and different ways of working.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
-
Accounting, Finance & Economics

International Business | MA

Business today faces considerable challenges - the accelerating pace of economic change, global competition, deregulation, rapid technological innovation and volatile markets. This is your opportunity to become an expert in international business and gain the skills to play a leading role in a company with a global outlook.

We are experts at what we do - we have been teaching business for more than 85 years - and we have a proven track record of helping people graduate with expertise in how businesses with an international focus operate.

You will study the demands of international business and develop your ability to manage cultural diversity in the workforce. We will give you the opportunity to specialise in your own area of interest via module choices, while you will also benefit from learning alongside business students of different cultures and backgrounds from around the world.

You will study the delivery of international business strategies, build your understanding of how enterprises can achieve a competitive advantage in the global market place and improve your decision making.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Accounting, Finance & Economics

International Business Law | LLM

Gain a critical understanding of international law as it relates to commercial activities in a global economy. This course allows you to examine complementary law and business issues which affect international business practice. We will provide you with legal expertise informed by commercial awareness which is essential in the current global business environment.

The inclusion of European law topics with international law allows you to examine how law influences the development of supranational markets built up from a number of independent states. The European Union modules provide a basis for exploring the legal regulation of freetrade throughout the world.

There is also a dissertation, which gives you the opportunity to pursue a research interest, increasing your specialisation in your chosen career.

January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Law

International Communication | MA

Become an effective communications practitioner who is able to work in an international setting. You will focus on working with clients and practical problem-solving in the communications sphere of both the private and public sectors.

The course is delivered by four European universities ? Leeds Beckett University, Hanze University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, IULM in Italy and Vilnius University in Lithuania ? which all specialise in professional communications and public relations.

You can study your first or second semester at Leeds Beckett University, where you will benefit from being taught at one of the most prestigious centres for public relations in Europe. You will spend your second semester at one of our partner universities and choose specialisations offered by those universities. You can also take an optional industrial placement in semester three.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Marketing, PR & Journalism

International Events Management | MSc

Many events now have an international focus working across cultural, economic and geographical boundaries. Providing a sound theoretical underpinning of the cultural, political, ethical and economic aspects of international events management, this course offers you the practical and strategic understanding required to run international events effectively.

Guest speakers from industry regularly share their knowledge and insights through a series of lectures, case studies and field trips, which keeps the course contemporary and industry focused. You will also be invited to bring your own cultural experience and understandings to the course, making it attractive to home and non-EU students.

You will gain a thorough grounding in key aspects of international events management. This course is suitable if you want to enter the events profession as a manager or if you have events experience and want to enhance your event knowledge in an international context either in the UK or overseas.

For Students from outside the EU who want to improve their English and academic skills we offer a combined masters course with the MSc International Events Management. If you have an IELTS score of 5.0 or 5.5 you can study for two semesters before starting your postgraduate degree. As you will be given one unconditional offer you will not normally need to renew your visa. Find out more about our International Masters.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is delivered full and part-time. The full-time course is taught over two days per week and if started in September takes twelve months to complete. If you choose to start in January, the course will take eighteen months due to the summer break.

The course requires a great deal of independent learning and study. The course is approximately equivalent to a working week requiring approximately 38 hours study in total, including contact time. However this is only a rough guide and will vary according to the academic workload and the students preferred work mode.

Part-time the course is taught one day per week over a two year period. There is some flexibility with part-time delivery and may have the option to expand or shorten your studies in particular circumstances.

The teaching methods used are diverse and include lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical exercises and online learning materials. Some modules adopt a blended learning approach using online materials and face-to-face delivery.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Events & Entertainment Management

International Events Management | PG Cert

Many events now have an international focus working across cultural, economic and geographical boundaries. Providing a sound theoretical underpinning of the cultural, political, ethical and economic aspects of international events management, this course offers you the practical and strategic understanding required to run international events effectively.

Guest speakers from industry regularly share their knowledge and insights through a series of lectures, case studies and field trips, which keeps the course contemporary and industry focused. Students are also invited to bring their own cultural contexts and understandings to the course, making this course attractive to home and non-EU students.

You will gain a thorough grounding in key aspects of international events management. This course is suitable if you want to enter the events profession as a manager or if you have events experience and want to enhance your event knowledge in an international context either in the UK or overseas.

For students from outside the EU who want to improve their English and academic skills we offer a combined masters course with the MSc International Events Management . If you have an IELTS score of 5.0 or 5.5 you can study for two semesters before starting your postgraduate degree. As you will be given one unconditional offer you will not normally need to renew your visa. Find out more about our International Masters .

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is delivered full and part-time. The full-time course is taught over two days per week and if started in September takes twelve months to complete. If you choose to start in January, the course will take eighteen months due to the summer break.

The course requires a great deal of independent learning and study. The course is approximately equivalent to a working week requiring approximately 38 hours study in total, including contact time. However this is only a rough guide and will vary according to the academic workload and the students preferred work mode.

Part-time the course is taught one day per week over a two year period. There is some flexibility with part-time delivery and may have the option to expand or shorten your studies in particular circumstances.

The teaching methods used are diverse and include lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical exercises and online learning materials. Some modules adopt a blended learning approach using online materials and face-to-face delivery.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
18 Months
Events & Entertainment Management

International Events Management | PG Dip

Many events now have an international focus working across cultural, economic and geographical boundaries. Providing a sound theoretical underpinning of the cultural, political, ethical and economic aspects of international events management, this course offers you the practical and strategic understanding required to run international events effectively.

Guest speakers from industry regularly share their knowledge and insights through a series of lectures, case studies and field trips, which keeps the course contemporary and industry focused. Students are also invited to bring their own cultural contexts and understandings to the course, making this course attractive to home and non-EU students.

You will gain a thorough grounding in key aspects of international events management. This course is suitable if you want to enter the events profession as a manager or if you have events experience and want to enhance your event knowledge in an international context either in the UK or overseas.

For students from outside the EU who want to improve their English and academic skills we offer a combined masters course with the MSc International Events Management. If you have an IELTS score of 5.0 or 5.5 you can study for two semesters before starting your postgraduate degree. As you will be given one unconditional offer you will not normally need to renew your visa. Find out more about our International Masters.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

The teaching methods in this course are diverse and provide variety to the student learning experience; however, this may be dependent on the mode of study. Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials and online learning materials, and will embrace a blended learning approach. Students are encouraged to reflect on their knowledge, experience and practice, and peer interaction is encouraged to enable students to share their experiences in order to modify and develop their own, and others, business practices.

Each module will have between two and three hours of class contact per week, which is in addition to time required for private learning and completing assignments. Students are supported by the University's virtual learning environment X-Stream which allows individual access to study, personal development and employability skills materials together with an extensive resource site for each module.

The taught elements of the course are delivered by Centre staff all of whom have considerable festival and events industry and research experience. A small number of option modules are taken from the Centre's Distance Learning programme and will require less face-to-face contact with staff which may suit those studying the part-time mode.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Events & Entertainment Management

International Human Resource Management | MSc

Our MSc invites students from around the world and UK students wishing to expand their understanding of an overseas market to study the global workplace from a human resource perspective. Looking at employers from around the globe, you will use qualitative and quantitative methods to critically evaluate company data, including the analysis of statistical information such as recruitment and retention rates.

You will also measure the success of training, looking at how it benefits staff and what the real return on investment is. Meanwhile, your qualitative data focuses on employee and manager perceptions, employer brand and how a company becomes an employer of choice.

You will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of HR Management including learning and development in the workplace, people resourcing, HRM performance management and employee relations - covering everything from unions and strikes to discipline and grievance. You will also examine modules with a global flavour.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Business & Management

International Human Rights Practice | MA

Engage with human rights practice by linking the legal, theoretical and technical skills needed to work in international organisations, fighting injustice, oppression and persecution.

You will study contemporary debates in human rights promotion and protection, researching the stories of violations, asylum, surveillance, peacekeeping and torture that are behind many of today's news headlines. Working with your tutors and alongside industry professionals, you will have the opportunity to investigate claims of human rights abuses, gather evidence and build cases for legal proceedings.

Your course will also hone your research and project management skills and develop your ability to write compelling funding applications and construct budgets, which are essential requirements for a career in this area.

Created in collaboration with tutors from our Leeds Law School, your course will provide you with the expertise and practical skills to help protect human rights and tackle abuses.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Politics & Global Ethics

International Masters

Our unique, combined academic English and masters course is for non-native speakers of English, including students from the European Union (EU) as well as international students. On this two-year course you will improve the academic and language skills you need for a masters, enhancing your ability to research, reference correctly and avoid plagiarism.

Class time: Minimum of 13 hours per week of Academic English and subject specific modules in Year 1 plus personal tutorials and an approximately equal amount of self-study. Year 2 class time depends on the masters chosen.

Teaching Materials: The cost of teaching materials varies per module but will not exceed £20 for any one module. Many of the materials are available for loan free-of-charge from the University library.

Please note: Your class timetable will be provided at induction. All classes take place from Monday to Friday.

Class size: Maximum 20 students for English Classes.

Teaching dates:

Semester 1 teaching is from 28 September 2015 to 18 December 2015. There will be no teaching during the Christmas holiday period of 21 December 2015 to 8 January 2016. The semester 1 assessment and exam period is from 11 January 2016 to 22 January 2016.

Semester 2 teaching is from 1 February 2016 to 18 March 2016 and 4 April 2016 to 6 May 2016. There will be no teaching during the Easter holiday period of 21 March 2016 to to April 2016. The semester 2 assessment and exam period is from 9 May 2016 to 20 May 2016.

Minimum age on entry is 18.You can study the International Masters with over 30 of our masters courses across the University, including:
MSc International Tourism & Hospitality Management
MA International Business
MA International Trade & Finance
MSc Toxicological Sciences
MA Sound Design
MA Childhood Studies & Early Years
MSc Management
MA International Relations
MSc Creative Technology
MA Sport Business
MA Physical Education
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Research Excellence Framework 2014

Twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
2 Years
English Language Study

International Political Economy | MA

Understand and have your say in the challenges that globalisation presents. From the sustainability of economic growth to the eradication of poverty, you will identify the impact of globalisation on the world around us.

We will help you achieve an understanding of diverse issues such as the changing nature of international competition, trade, migration and global governance. You will expand your knowledge of modern political economy and explore global consumption as an engine of growth. You will debate the recent financial crisis, discussing how it began, the definition of crisis and how the world has responded.

You will gain an understanding of how international political economy differs from economics. As well as measuring economic growth, you will also understand its distribution of costs and benefits, together with its social, political and environmental impact.

This is an opportunity for you to embrace and interrogate aspects of politics, sociology, history, philosophy and geography in relation to economic globalisation.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 48 Months
Politics & Global Ethics

International Relations | MA

Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.

You will discover how the subject of international relations has evolved, considering traditional theories and how they compare with contemporary thinking and current events. By studying global institutions such as the World Bank, United Nations and the EU, and the role they play on the political stage, you will gain an insight into how they deal with the shifting political and social issues that influence decision making at a regional, national and worldwide level.

You will also explore the impact of globalisation and its consequences for international society, enhancing your skills and capability in tackling the ethical challenges occurring in the world around you.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time, Distance Learning
Duration
12, 24 Months
Politics & Global Ethics

International Relations | PG Cert

Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.

You will discover how the subject has evolved, considering traditional theories and how they compare with contemporary thinking and current events. By studying global institutions such as the World Bank, United Nations and the EU, and the role they play on the political stage, you will gain an insight into how they deal with the shifting political and social issues that influence decision making at a national, regional and worldwide level.

You will also explore the impact of globalisation and its consequences for international society, enhancing your skills and capability in tackling the ethical challenges occurring in the world around you.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning
Duration
-
Politics & Global Ethics

International Relations | PG Dip

Open up a world of opportunities by exploring some of the most pressing challenges facing nations today. From climate change and conflict to trade negotiations and social inequality, you will gain an understanding of these challenges at a local and global level.

You will discover how the subject has evolved, considering traditional theories and how they compare with contemporary thinking and current events. By studying global institutions such as the World Bank, United Nations and the EU, and the role they play on the political stage, you will gain an insight into how they deal with the shifting political and social issues that influence decision making at a national, regional and worldwide level.

You will also explore the impact of globalisation and its consequences for international society, enhancing your skills and capability in tackling the ethical challenges occurring in the world around you.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time, Distance Learning
Duration
12, 36 Months
Politics & Global Ethics

International Tourism & Hospitality Management | MSc

Tourism and hospitality continue to be expanding global industries with a high demand for managers to lead and develop international organisations. This course gives you the expertise to perform at a strategic senior level in these dynamic service industries.

By understanding the major influences affecting the international hospitality business environment you will explore issues currently shaping the management of international hospitality corporations. You will gain a comprehensive knowledge of international tourism and tourist destinations including the supply chain, customer demand and the global forces impacting on the sustainability of tourism.

With the range of management and marketing modules, research methods and your research project, you will have the opportunity to complete your study in subjects relevant to your future career ambitions.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time, Sandwich
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Tourism & Hospitality

International Trade & Finance | MA

This course is driven by the increasingly global nature of the financial services industry and the continued expansion of international trade.

The qualification is relevant if you are a management professional responsible for serving overseas customers and clients through exporting, or if you are involved in overseas commercial activities. It is particularly relevant if you are working in, or intending to work, in organisations with a global reach, or involved in international strategic alliances. The course will provide you with the expertise required for general management positions in international organisations.

In addition to UK-based delivery, market interest in China and Vietnam prompted the development of a collaborative arrangement for delivery in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Hangzhou, China. If you are studying in China, you will have the option to study one semester in Leeds as part of your course.

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January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
12 Months
Accounting, Finance & Economics

Interpersonal & Counselling Skills | PG Cert

You will gain a thorough grounding in the practical skills involved with successful counselling, and you will be encouraged to adopt a self-reflective approach when evaluating your abilities - exploring your feelings, attitudes and personal relational issues.

You will enhance your understanding of social and cultural differences and values, and analyse ethical dilemmas found in the profession. This will give you the ability to work effectively and sensitively with clients from a variety of backgrounds.

Even if you have limited experience in interpersonal and counselling practice, this course will provide you with the fundamentals needed to enter this rewarding field.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Social Sciences & Psychology

Journalism | MSc

Whether you are starting your career in journalism or are an experienced reporter looking to get to grips with a changing industry, this is an opportunity to develop skills that are highly sought after by employers.

We are committed to the underlying principles of journalism ? objectivity, fairness, balance and storytelling, and recognise that the world is becoming ever more digital. That?s why we place emphasis on up-to-the-minute communication tools and technology. You will engage with the latest in social media, search engine optimisation (SEO), crowd sourcing and user-generated content, while also focusing on the more traditional areas of newspapers, television, radio and online news.

This is a unique qualification ? we are the only journalism course in England to be taught from within a business school. You will benefit from our contacts within the city of Leeds, providing you with an opportunity to meet, research and report on companies, industry and new developments. Previous students have enjoyed work experience with BBC Newsnight, Reuters and The Independent. You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including a dedicated newsroom and television and radio studios.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Landscape Architecture | MA

Explore techniques which will help you to become a creative, reflective designer and start your career as a chartered landscape architect.

We are experts in landscape architecture - our teaching experience spans more than 40 years. We also have a proven track record of helping graduates find rewarding careers.

We are dedicated to ensuring your course suits your needs, so you will be able to tailor your studies to your career aspirations. Through live projects and competitions, you will be tasked with responding to the numerous environmental challenges facing today's landscape architects.

You will benefit from our multimedia studios equipped with drawing boards, computers and model-making facilities, a state-of-the-art library, specialist workshops and a Landscape Resource Centre, which features experimental gardens.

This course is accredited by the Landscape Institute and will enable you to become a graduate member of the Institute.

We offer two routes for studying our course. Firstly, if you have an undergraduate degree in a related area to landscape architecture we will give you a thorough grounding in the subject, including design processes, urban and rural landscape design and landscape technology.

You will undertake a comprehensive landscape architecture project and join specialist design studios in ecological, community and urban design as well as studying contemporary landscape theory. At the end of the course you have the option to join an advanced landscape architecture studio which when complete provides you with a fully accredited MA and eligibility for graduate membership of the UK Landscape Institute. This can take a further six months for full-time and 12 months for part-time students.

The alternative route is if you already have an undergraduate qualification in Landscape Architecture. Our course is an opportunity to enrol for a fully accredited MALA or to top-up your qualification into an MA when you have completed a postgraduate diploma. You will have the opportunity to undertake a project of your choosing, and relevant to your interests, in order to achieve this.

Find out more about our course and the opportunities available to you as a landscape architect on the Be a Landscape Architect website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Architecture & Landscape Design

Landscape Architecture | PG Dip

The postgraduate diploma is an advanced programme of design and professional studies for students who wish to become Chartered Landscape Architects. The course has full accreditation from the Landscape Institute. You can top-up your postgraduate diploma into an MA by carrying out additional design or practice-based study.

Landscape practitioners highly regard this design-based course, which explores values, knowledge, skills and techniques appropriate to the development of creative, reflective designers. You can negotiate a programme of studies to broaden and deepen knowledge and skills relevant to your individual interests, needs and career aspirations.

This course provides opportunities to respond to current environmental challenges and issues relevant to Landscape Architecture, which may include live projects and competitions. The Major Design Project applies thematic design research to a project site at a range of scales, along with two studio options for your negotiated study, linked to staff research and specialisms. Unique to Leeds Beckett, you will also benefit from a Landscape Resource Centre and Experimental Gardens.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Architecture & Landscape Design

Law | PG Dip

Providing a route into the legal profession for non-law graduates, our postgraduate diploma in law and our LLM Qualifying Law degree cover the key foundation subjects required by the professional bodies to complete the academic stage of training as a solicitor or barrister. It is delivered by a mix of online learning activities, directed study and small group workshop sessions.

Leeds is home to top-ranking UK and international law firms, including Pinsent Masons, DLA Piper, Hammonds, Addleshaw Goddard and Eversheds, and employs 7,100 professionals in the sector.

During the course you will have the opportunity to be partnered with a professional mentor, a legal practitioner in the local area who can provide practical support and advice, deepening your understanding of legal practice during the period of study.

To find out more visit us at our Law Postgraduate Open Days.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Law

Law (Top-up) | LLM

If you have passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Law, the Legal Practice course, the Bar Vocational course or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), this course allows you to obtain a masters award by writing a dissertation in a specialised area of law. Training in research methods is provided and you will have regular contact with your dissertation supervisor. If you aspire to a career in law, business or another profession, our LLM top-up can help you to gain the relevant expertise.

We offer supervision in a broad range of legal subjects including business law, consumer law, international law, criminal justice, employment law, equalities and discrimination law, EU law, human rights, immigration, intellectual property, professional practice and professional ethics. If you are interested in another area, then we will be happy to discuss whether we can offer you supervision.

To find out more visit us at our Law Postgraduate Open Days.

Faculty of Business & Law website

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time Short Distance, Distance Learning
Duration
1 Year
Law

Leadership and Change | MSc

The future depends on leaders with the vision to be at the forefront of economic growth and change - change that will not only aid the economy, but also ensure that this is accompanied by good and transparent governance.

This course has been designed to equip the next generation of leaders with skills in management, strategic planning, project design, implementation and monitoring, together with finance and management, or communication expertise.

You will develop your knowledge, skills and awareness enabling you to help leaders transform their organisations by providing leadership through the creation and communication of shared vision and values. This will help you to achieve world-class standards of performance. You will study the board, executive and good governance; leadership, change management, and the development and implementation of change. You will also gain the vital professional and transferable skills of leadership, effective communication, team building, project management and personal development.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
12 Months
Business & Management

Legal Practice | LLM

Supported by expert staff with invaluable industry experience, you will learn using real-life case studies. Your independent project will see you conduct extensive research on a specific topic, enabling you to sharpen your knowledge and specialise in an area of particular interest.

Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), your course forms part of the vocational stage of training to become a solicitor and meets the SRA's Legal Practice Course requirements.

You will be paired with a professional mentor from the local legal community, who will offer support, guidance and possibly work-based learning and career opportunities.

Alternatively, you could choose to study for a postgraduate diploma in legal practice. You can find further details on our PG Dip Legal Practice page .

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Law

Legal Practice Course | PG Dip

This course is part of the vocational stage of your training if you wish to qualify as a solicitor. It is recognised by the Solicitors' Regulatory Authority (SRA) and meets their Legal Practice Course outcomes.

We offer a learning environment that focuses on realistic case studies providing a general foundation for practice in the legal profession. Our workshops support you in developing your understanding and exploration of the concepts and demands of professional practice.

Our Leeds Law School helps you to improve your employment prospects by building your links with the legal community. The subject coverage is prescribed by the SRA and delivered by qualified lawyers with significant professional expertise and experience.

You will have a professional mentor - a legal practitioner in the local area who can provide practical support and advice during the period of study and work-based learning and career opportunities.

Alternatively, you could choose to study for a masters in legal practice. You can find further details on our LLM Legal Practice Course page .

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Law

Leisure, Sport & Culture | MA

You will examine the cultural significance of leisure and sport, and how this phenomenon can be both a unifying and divisive force in our society. You will gain a thorough understanding of how sport and leisure can have an enormous effect on people's lives from a local to global level.

You can focus your studies on a particular area that interests you. This can range from the technical and legal aspects of sport doping, to how tourism and sport impact on different cultures around the globe.

Other key areas of study include how leisure, sport and cultural activity can be used worldwide in responsible ways to bind communities and improve the economic and social conditions for people at all levels of society.

There are four hours of taught time per week normally taught on an evening at Headingley Campus, allowing you to continue working while you study.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett University we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 38% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Sport

MBA (Executive) | MBA

Develop your managerial style and become a strategic thinker by combining contemporary theory with practice, preparing you for the uncertain global environment the business world now faces.

This is a chance for managers and graduates with business experience to maximise their time for learning. This online course gives you the opportunity to transform yourself into a strategic leader without the need to attend university.

We run this course supported by an advanced learning platform, giving you technical support and advice 24/7 all year round. You will study via web seminars, podcasts, activities and our online library. Your tutors will support you and provide feedback through discussion forums, email, live chat, telephone and Skype.

You will receive an online induction before studying the essential subjects of contemporary marketing, accounting and human resources, and then moving on to advanced strategic concepts and specialisms. Finally, you will focus on career professionalism, integrating all the elements you have studied within a consultancy project.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
3 Years
Business & Management

MBA (Executive) | MBA

This is a career development programme aimed at experienced business professionals with more than two years' business experience.

You will develop and transform your leadership skills through strategic management. Your studies at our Leeds Business School will develop your managerial style and transform you into a strategic thinker, helping to prepare you for the uncertain global environmentnow faced in business.

After trialling your concepts in the Business Consultancy Project module, you will feel confident in applying and using theory in a practical way. You will expand your knowledge of management theories and you will be able to specialise in a particular field of interest.

MBA Course Specialisms

To help you on the path to becoming industry experts, we offer the following specialisms: Healthcare Management, Marketing, Human Resources, PR, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Finance and Accounting, and Finance. This means you will complete two options from the above list and conduct your Consultancy Project in that area of industry.

January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Business & Management

MBA (Graduate) | MBA

Develop the skills that will prepare you for a career in international management. We will help you develop your managerial style and transform you into a strategic thinker, helping to preparing you for work in an uncertain global environment.

You will expand your knowledge of management theories and will be able to specialise in your chosen sector. You will work on a consultancy project, which will give you the confidence to apply what you learn to your career in business.

Your career prospects will benefit from the networking and entrepreneurial abilities you will learn on your course, and you will be prepared to become a change agent ready to tackle a range of business issues.

MBA Course Specialisms

To help you on the path to becoming industry experts, we offer the following specialisms: Healthcare Management, Marketing, Human Resources, PR, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Finance and Accounting, and Finance.

This means you will complete two options from the above list and conduct your Consultancy Project in that area of industry.

January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
12 Months
Business & Management

Management | MSc

We will provide you with an advanced and challenging study of the main management disciplines of finance, marketing, supply chain and human resources. You will apply modern business and management techniques to an organisation's problems in the context of the wider business world and global community.

This is your opportunity to improve your personal and interpersonal competencies, intellectual skills and self-motivation through problem-solving, mutual support, participative personal development planning and reflective learning.

This course provides an opportunity for graduates with a non-business degree background to gain knowledge of management principles and practice. It is also recommended if you are a graduate with a businessor management degree seeking to achieve a management-based masters.

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January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Business & Management

Management and Finance | MSc

Gain a thorough understanding of core business and management principles including strategic management and organisational analysis. You will develop your leadership, critical thinking and analytical skills to achieve specific business goals and respond to business-critical challenges.

The finance specialism will introduce you to the basics of organisational finance and how to use financial information to support business decisions.

Our modules have been designed by academics and industry experts to ensure that the knowledge and capabilities you develop match senior level responsibilities in organisations across all sectors.

With a strong focus on action learning, your experience will be enhanced by the business simulation suite, through which you will improve your evaluation and decision-making skills by developing strategies to respond to a range of business-critical challenges.

This course is ideal if you have the ambition to develop your managerial prospects, with a particular focus on financial management.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
-
Business & Management

Management and Global Logistics | MSc

Cultivate your managerial expertise with a specialised focus on global supply chains, operations and projects. You will gain valuable knowledge of international management practices and the logistics of trading across borders, with the option to study the impact of sustainable supply chains.

You could develop a particular specialism when writing and researching your dissertation, refining your knowledge to match your career ambitions, or you could be chosen to work on a live consultancy project, which will foster your links with prospective employers and give you the chance to put your theoretical grounding into practice.

Your tutors will guide and support you during your studies, helping you to reach new levels of confidence and sharpening your managerial skills and knowledge of logistics. Our Professional Suite replicates a real working environment and is the ideal location for nurturing your analytical and communication skills in preparation for a managerial role in industry.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
-
Business & Management

Management and Human Resources | MSc

Learn the essentials of business leadership, critical thinking and analytical skills, underpinned with a thorough grounding in the key principles of business management.

By specialising in human resources, you will gain an understanding of how to use an organisation's best resource - its workforce - to achieve its strategic goals and get the very best out of each individual and team. You will also study key perspectives on human behaviour, how these behaviours are affected by times of uncertainty and change and what you can do to mitigate these challenges.

This course is ideal for graduates of non-business related courses who want to boost their employability by adding fundamental business and management skills to their CV - with a particular leaning towards human resource management.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
-
Business & Management

Management and International Business | MSc

Add managerial knowledge and capabilities to your skillset to equip you for leadership roles in whatever career you decide to forge.

You will learn the broad principles of business management that will make you employable in the public, private and charitable sectors. With a particular focus on international business, you will develop a global outlook and gain an understanding of how larger organisations with an international presence compete successfully across a range of cultures and economic environments.

Modules have been carefully designed in partnership with industry experts to ensure the content and philosophy behind each subject blends contemporary theory and practice and will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to work for organisations who operate in a multinational context.

This course is ideal for ambitious graduates of any subject who want to develop their managerial prospects, and, in particular, want to work for international organisations.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
-
Business & Management

Management and Leadership | MSc

Become an expert in modern management practices and the nuances of global leadership. You could be selected to work on a live consultancy project, which will introduce you to potential employers and will give you the hands-on experience you will need in the business world. When it comes to choosing your dissertation topic, you could specialise in a particular area of management and leadership relevant to your professional aspirations, refining your knowledge so you will be primed to make an immediate impact in your chosen career.

You will be supported and guided throughout your studies by our expert academic staff, who will nurture your confidence, knowledge and skills in preparation for a leadership role.

Our Professional Suite will provide a realistic working environment where you can apply your expertise working on live consultancy briefs, which will also serve to develop your analytical and communication skills.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
-
Business & Management

Management and Marketing | MSc

Cultivate your managerial skills in a hands-on marketing context. Your course modules will provide vital insights into the function of management, strategic and international marketing - particularly the role of social media - and the benefits of understanding consumer behaviour in small and medium-sized enterprises and blue-chip organisations. You could work on a live consultancy project, which will expose you to potential employers and industry contacts, or you could choose to specialise in a particular area of management or marketing when researching and writing your dissertation.

You will be guided and supported throughout your course by our expert academics, who will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make an immediate impact on your chosen career. You will have access to our bespoke Professional Suite, which replicates a realistic working environment, and you will nurture your analytical and communication skills working on live briefs so you can excel in your degree and realise your potential.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
-
Business & Management

Managing Sustainability | Advanced Professional Diploma in

With the rising importance of creating a sustainable environment, an increasing number of people are finding that enhancing and ensuring sustainability has become part of their job role.

If you are from a project management, finance or legal background, this course offers an ideal way for you to gain a greater understanding of sustainability in the management of construction. You will find out more about the new technology that can make a difference to the environmental impact of organisations and look at processes that could make your company more sustainable.

Our teaching team combine industry experience with cutting-edge research, meaning you can be sure of returning to your job with the most up-to-date information, relevant to your working environment.

Whether sustainability is a new part of your role or you are looking for new skills that would make you attractive to employers, this course will give you the knowledge to make better, more informed decisions about managing sustainability in the workplace.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Months
Civil Engineering & Construction

Marketing | MSc

We have designed this course for people looking to progress further, or begin a career in marketing. Whether you are a recent graduate or already work in a marketing position, our course will give you the chance to build on your existing knowledge and move your career forward.

You will develop a keen understanding of consumer behaviour, exploring segmentation, targeting and positioning, and how communications and branding can achieve marketing success. You will also appreciate the key theories and ideas behind marketing strategies. We are committed to offering you practical, hands-on experience in the industry and that's why we provide you with opportunities to get involved in live consultancy projects for regional organisations. This is a chance to apply the skills you are learning in the workplace and give your CV a competitive edge.

If you already hold a CIM Professional Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma qualification you may claim exemption or be given Accredited Prior Learning from elements of the course.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Master of Education | MEd

Our course supports the development of professional practice in education and training contexts through critical practitioner inquiry. If you are seeking to examine and improve your practice or to evidence your continuing professional development (CPD), then our research-based course is an ideal next step.

You will be an established practitioner - a teacher, trainer, manager, consultant or coach - within any aspect of education and training including, further and higher education, professional training, adult education, vocational training and life-long learning.

We offer a course centred on you and your development as an educationist. Using a practitioner inquiry approach you will explore professional practice in your particular field and place of work. We will introduce you to contemporary social and educational theory and use this to interrogate the dominant discourses shaping educational practice.

You will learn how to conduct small-scale workplace research, practitioner enquiry and programme evaluation. We will provide you with the training and experience to initiate workplace change, and to contribute to the knowledge base in your area of interest.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Years
Education

Master of Laws | LLM

If you have passed the Postgraduate Diploma in Law, the Legal Practice course, the Bar Vocational course or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), this course allows you to obtain a masters award by writing a dissertation in a specialised area of law. Training in research methods is provided and you will have regular contact with your dissertation supervisor. If you aspire to a career in law, business or another profession, our LLM top-up can help you to gain the relevant expertise.

We offer supervision in a broad range of legal subjects including business law, consumer law, international law, criminal justice, employment law, equalities and discrimination law, EU law, human rights, immigration, intellectual property, professional practice and professional ethics. If you are interested in another area, then we will be happy to discuss whether we can offer you supervision.

To find out more, visit our law postgraduate Open Days page .

Attendance
Full-time Short Distance, Distance Learning
Duration
-
Law

Media | MA

Media is all around us and pervades our lives. Whether it's online content, television, print journalism, radio or PR, we can now instantly access media from wherever we are in the world.

Media and place are at the heart of your course and we are dedicated to developing your understanding of media in all of its forms. You will explore the different uses of media and its spatial and cultural influences.

You'll enhance your knowledge of fast-evolving issues, including changing audiences, citizen journalism and the relationship between different media.

Our passion for media means we are dedicated to providing a learning environment which meets your interests and aspirations. Whether it's advanced media theory, increasing footfall at a local art gallery orwriting content for a website, your modules, assessments and major project can often be personalised.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
English, History & Media

Mental Health Practice | MSc

If you are a mental health practitioner, then this course offers an inspiring, creative and enterprising approach to your continuing education. You will develop your practical mental health skills and sharpen your critical thinking. You'll gain fresh knowledge and evidence-based expertise that meets the demands of contemporary mental health provision.

With a diverse number of modules to choose from, you can tailor the course to meet your learning and development needs whatever your practice area. Delivered part-time, it will fit around your work and personal commitments. You can study a full masters degree, take individual modules that reflect your interests, or choose to take a number of modules toward a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma, all of which will enhance your professional career.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Years
Entry req.
Social Sciences & Psychology

Mental Health Practice | PG Cert

Working in mental health can be demanding but rewarding. Gain the skills to become an approved mental health professional (AMHP) who practises safely and effectively.

As an AMHP, you will need to act independently and assertively, taking accountability for the decisions you make. Approved by the Health & Care Professions Council, your course will give you the skills to be an effective practitioner with a comprehensive understanding of current legislation. By looking at issues such as asylum, substance misuse and how adult mental health relates to child protection, you will be well prepared for the responsibilities of the role.

Studying alongside peers from areas such as social work, nursing and psychology, you will share and learn from different viewpoints, broadening your perspective of mental health issues. Teaching is delivered by professionals who have extensive expertise in mental health provision, many of whom are already AMHPs.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
6 Months
Entry req.
Health

Microbiology and Biotechnology | MSc

Investigate the effects of pathogens on the body, the intricacies of the human immune system and the impact of infections. You will also explore advanced medical microbiology, studying specific global health issues and the procedures involved in medical diagnostics.

Gain advanced laboratory skills and an in-depth knowledge of investigative methods being applied within the search for novel antimicrobial agents.

You will carry out extensive practical investigations, including quantifying the antimicrobial effects of compounds against specific microorganisms, or studying the mechanisms of microbial resistance to therapeutics. You'll have access to Class 2 microbiology facilities, along with cell culture, molecular virology and epigenetic research methods. With our new biomedical sciences research laboratory you will be able to conduct project work in a dedicated research environment and benefit from an enhanced range of equipment.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Health

Mobile Device Application Development | Advanced Professional Diploma in

Build cutting edge applications for phones, tablets and other mobile devices by studying a course developed by professionals for professionals.

There is an overwhelming demand in the software and games industry for highly skilled application developers and we have launched this short course so you can create mobile application software and content for platforms such as iOS (iPhone) and Android.

The course is split into two key areas - Mobile Application Development and Mobile Games Prototyping - providing you with an opportunity practice your skills and develop professional standard mobile applications through project work.

If you are already working in the software development industry, this is excellent opportunity for professional development. You will look at the development of applications using two approaches - a WYSIWYG editor system and through the use of coding.

We'll enhance your understanding of the design and development of mobile device applications and, in addition to this, show you how applications can be used to benefit a range of business environments.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
1 Year
Computing & Engineering

Mobile Device Application Development | MSc

The recent growth in applications for phones, tablets and other mobile devices has created a new sector in the software development industry and a demand for highly skilled application developers. We have created this course to meet the demand for mobile application software and content for platforms such as iOS, Android and Windows.

You will be taught creative content design alongside software development skills that can be applied to industries around the world. We provide you with the knowledge to design and develop quality mobile applications for the growing mobile application market. You will also have the opportunity to practice your skills and develop professional standard mobile applications through project work.

We offer a unique combination of technical software development and creative skills necessary for new mobile devices.

January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Entry req.
Computing & Engineering

Multi Unit Leadership | MSc

This course is designed to enhance your ability to manage, lead and develop a number of individual business units within public and private sectors of the retail, hospitality and leisure industries. You will develop a range of skills and capabilities needed to work effectively at a strategic level.

As a successful Area Manager you will need to implement company strategy, retain quality employees and consistently work to be ahead of the competition. This course provides the practical knowledge to develop your leadership abilities and enhance your career opportunities.

Graduates of this course will be well equipped to pursue a higher degree through research (MPhil/PhD), enabling them to either develop a career within academia or use their specialist subject knowledge to take on senior roles in a wide range of service industries.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Entry req.
Tourism & Hospitality

Multi Unit Leadership | PG Cert

The course is designed to enhance your ability to manage, lead and develop a number of individual business units within public and private sectors of the retail, hospitality and leisure industries. You will develop a range of skills and capabilities needed to work effectively at a strategic level.

As a successful Area Manager you will need to implement company strategy, retain quality employees and consistently work to be ahead of the competition. This course will provide you with the practical knowledge to develop your leadership abilities and enhance your career opportunities.

Graduates of this course will be well equipped to pursue a higher degree through research (MPhil/PhD), enabling them to either develop a career within academia or use their specialist subject knowledge to take on senior roles in a wide range of service industries.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Tourism & Hospitality

Multi Unit Leadership | PG Dip

The course is designed to enhance your ability to manage, lead and develop a number of individual business units within public and private sectors of the retail, hospitality and leisure industries. You will develop a range of skills and capabilities needed to work effectively at a strategic level.

As a successful Area Manager you will need to implement company strategy, retain quality employees and consistently work to be ahead of the competition. This course will provide you with the practical knowledge to develop your leadership abilities and enhance your career opportunities.

Graduates of this course will be well equipped to pursue a higher degree through research (MPhil/PhD), enabling them to either develop a career within academia or use their specialist subject knowledge to take on senior roles in a wide range of service industries.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Entry req.
Tourism & Hospitality

Music Production | MA

Build your practical and theoretical experience in the creative and innovative applications of music technology in a studio environment.

You will work alongside experienced industry professionals, exploring the technical and creative skills of recording, arranging, mixing and mastering to develop a wide range of commercial and non-commercialmusical scores.

You will have access to a suite of high-quality, professional music studios approved by JAMES, the accrediting body of the Music Producers' Guild and the Association of Professional Recording Services.

In addition to the skill and experience of your expert teaching team, you will also learn from guest speakers from the music, film and television industries. We have fantastic links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations, which provide a variety of opportunities to test your knowledge and practical skills.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12 Months
2 Years
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Music Technology | MSc

Immerse yourself in the technical and creative aspects of contemporary music technology.

This hands-on course will give you the opportunity to explore the skills, techniques and theory behind the tools and technologies used in the production and performance of electronic music and sonic art.

You will create interactive systems using Max/MSP, explore sensor-based interfaces and develop your expertise in sound creation, manipulation and composition. We have designed this course for those with a university or professional background in the field, as well as those experimenting with sound through composition, sonic art or technology.

You will benefit from a teaching team that is made up of internationally recognised technologists and artists and you will learn through a combination of practical projects and in-depth study.

Our high-quality facilities and equipment, regular visiting speakers from industry and our links to local and national music, arts and festival organisations will all help you get the most from the course.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
12 Months
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Music for the Moving Image | MA

Writing music for the moving image requires a unique combination of technical and creative skills. You will gain a solid grounding in the theories, techniques and practices essential for contemporary film and television music production.

You will work with award-winning composers from the film and television industry on real-life projects. After developing your composition skills in a range of genres, you will also have the chance to work with colleagues from other media courses to develop your portfolio of work.

You will have access to a suite of high-quality professional music studios approved by JAMES, the accrediting body of the Music Producers Guild and the Association of Professional Recording Services.

We also have links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations as well as our very own Northern Film School, ensuring you have plenty of opportunities to sharpen your practical skills.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Networking Systems Engineering | MSc

We believe that computing and communication networks are two of the most exciting and significant technological developments of modern times. Networking is the backbone of all industries and we'll give you the opportunity to explore this technology, making use of materials and equipment from some of the leading industry names.

Based on the feedback we've had from industry, employers and students, we've created this course so that it has a real emphasis on providing you with hands-on technical skills that you can apply in the workplace.

We'll teach you the theories behind core networking principles - looking at how to apply networking technologies to create converged networks and how to apply them in industrial scenarios. You will investigate the tools and techniques required to develop, maintain and secure the various elements that provide 21st century communications.

In addition to this, you will specialise in the design, implementation and management of wired and wireless computer network systems in order to provide the unified communication systems that are becoming the norm.

Our course can also help you to gain the skills needed to get certification of your expertise in using tools from Network Instruments, Cisco Systems and Red Hat.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Computing & Engineering

Networking Systems Engineering | PG Cert

Computing and communication networks are two of the most exciting and significant technological developments of modern times. On our course you will explore these technologies and make use of materials and equipment from some of the leading industry names.

This course offers you the opportunity to combine a masters degree with a recognised industry qualification. You will investigate the tools and techniques required to develop, maintain and secure the various elements that provide 21st century communications.

In addition to this, you will specialise in the design, implementation and management of wired and wireless computer network systems in order to provide the unified communication systems that are becoming the norm.

We offer industry standard training courses which will allow you to gain certification of your expertise in using tools and devices from Network Instruments, Cisco Systems and Red Hat.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
10 Months
Computing & Engineering

Networking Systems Engineering | PG Dip

Computing and communication networks are two of the most exciting and significant technological developments of modern times. On our course you will explore these technologies and make use of materials and equipment from some of the leading industry names.

This course offers you the opportunity to combine a masters degree with a recognised industry qualification. You will investigate the tools and techniques required to develop, maintain and secure the various elements that provide 21st century communications.

In addition to this, you will specialise in the design, implementation and management of wired and wireless computer network systems in order to provide the unified communication systems that are becoming the norm.

We offer industry standard training courses which will allow you to gain certification of your expertise in using tools and devices from Network Instruments, Cisco Systems and Red Hat.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
9, 21 Months
Computing & Engineering

Nutrition | MSc

Deepen your specialist dietetic and nutritional knowledge with this flexible course. You will be able to choose from an array of modules, which are best suited to your career aspirations. By tailoring your study we will help develop your professional interests and provide you with a progression plan so you can enhance your current career with a specialism.

You will focus on developing real-life practical skills, such as techniques for embedding guidelines, protocols and behaviour change, interpersonal communication, delivering seminar presentations and how to pitch for funding from a health commissioner. Depending on your studies, you'll learn in our top-of-the-range Clinical Skills Suite, interpersonal suites, kitchens or physiology labs.

You will have the opportunity to reflect on your day-to-day role and consider alternative views from your fellow students of the evidence-based practice you deliver. It's a chance to critique and improve your effectiveness and fully immerse yourself in the latest nutritional knowledge. Some of our modules can be studied online and others studied over three days, allowing you to fit your course around your career.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
2 Years
Health

Nutrition in Practice | MSc

Help tackle the big public health issues of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by becoming an expert in food and nutrition. By looking at how lifestyle affects food and nutrition, the vested interests of the food industry, and the role of food and nutrition in disease, you will gain a solid understanding of the current issues, allowing you to make a positive difference in a variety of nutritional-related roles around the world.

You will develop practical skills such as the ability to devise programmes for interventions, secure funding from commissioners, and report your findings to wider audiences. By working face-to-face with local community groups, and using marketing tools such as journals, websites, media presentations, workshops and social media, you will understand how to successfully engage with audiences and influence behaviour change.

Our links with employers in the nutrition field ensures that you have an opportunity to integrate work experience alongside your academic study, enhancing your employability when you qualify and enabling you to meet the Association for Nutrition competencies.

If you have a degree in a health, science, psychology or sport related subject, along with an interest in food and nutrition and its application in the workplace, we can widen your knowledge to give you greater career options.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
15, 24 Months
Health

Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) | MSc

Gain the skills to become a professional occupational therapist, able to deliver and evaluate occupational therapy services in a range of traditional and innovative settings.

We place an emphasis on understanding humans as occupational beings, and the relationship between occupation and health. As a result, you will explore topics such as occupational science, the history and development of the therapy, the complex nature of human occupation, the impact of illness, and the relative detrimental effects on health and wellbeing. You will learn to develop methods of assessing and enhancing occupational performance.

Your learning experience will include problem-based tutorials, journal clubs, creative and practical sessions, self-directed learning and research. You are required to undertake a minimum of 1,000 hours of professional practice with the supervision and direction of experienced occupational therapists.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
2 Years
Health

Peace & Development | MA

Make a positive difference to the lives of people around the world, addressing the global challenges of poverty and violence by linking theory and practice. This is your opportunity to develop your awareness of the relationships between peace, conflict resolution and development, both nationally and internationally.

You will consider issues such as gender, poverty, livelihoods, human rights, the role of civil society and community participation in decisionmaking and governance. From security threats and terrorism to the arms trade and non-violent social movements, you will acquire an in-depth insight into global issues. You will study the political, economic, cultural, environmental and technological changes that influence development decisions.

Our teaching is delivered in small groups of students from around the world. We place a real emphasis on international debate, giving you access to a range of cultural perspectives, and we will provide you with skills in project management and funding, essential for working in the field.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Politics & Global Ethics

Peace & Development | PG Dip

Make a positive difference to the lives of people around the world, addressing the global challenges of poverty and violence by linking theory and practice. Our course is an opportunity to develop your awareness of the relationships between peace, conflict resolution and development, both locally and internationally.

You will consider issues such as gender, poverty, livelihoods, human rights, the role of civil society and community participation in decision-making and governance. From security threats and terrorism, to the arms trade and non-violent social movements, you will acquire an in-depth insight into global issues. You will study the political, economic, cultural, environmental and technological changes that influence development decisions.

Our teaching is delivered in small groups of students from around the world. We place a real emphasis on international debate, giving you access to a range of cultural perspectives, and provide you with skills in project management and funding, essential for working in the field.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Politics & Global Ethics

Performance | MA

Designed by performance makers for performance makers, this innovative course will give you the opportunity to make new theatre, dance, digital and live performance work under the guidance of our team of research active, internationally-acclaimed staff who are committed to making performance matter.

Whether you are a recent theatre or performance graduate, a professional arts worker, an emerging artist, or are working in the education sector, your course will see you work with a diverse range of performance communities.

You will be immersed in an artist-centred learning environment and you will connect with other like-minded people interested in creating performance work. We will give you the skills to expand and reframe your current practices within a supportive community that values practice as research, while giving you the platform to perform your work at national and international festivals.

Take a look at Landing Party 2012 a festival of music, film and performance produced by students from our school.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Physical Activity & Health | MSc

Help people and communities lead healthier and happier lives by developing the expertise to promote active lifestyle choices.

With the Government's drive to inspire people to be more active and minimise the impact of unhealthy lifestyle choices, the demand for professionals working within the promotion of physical activity and health has increased.

Studying across the generations, you will examine the physical activity of children and how it helps growth and development, and how you can encourage healthy habits through adolescence and into adulthood.

You will also work with individuals and groups to identify inactive and sedentary behaviours and will design and evaluate interventions which will, ultimately, improve the health of the nation.

Whether you are fresh from undergraduate study or a professional wanting to further your career, this course will help you develop the skills to promote healthy lifestyles effectively, reducing the risk of conditions such as obesity, diabetes and improving people's mental health and wellbeing.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Physical Activity & Health | PG Cert

Help people and communities lead healthier and happier lives by developing the expertise to promote active lifestyle choices.

Regular physical activity is one of the greatest investments we can make to improve our wellbeing and the demand for professionals working in physical activity and health has increased. As part of the Government drive to inspire people to be more active, and minimise the impact of unhealthy lifestyle choices.

Studying across the generations, you will examine the physical activity of children and how it helps growth and development, and how you can encourage healthy habits through adolescence and into adulthood.

You will also work with individuals and groups to identify inactive and sedentary behaviours and will design and evaluate interventions which will, ultimately, improve the health of the nation.

Whether you are fresh from undergraduate study or a professional wanting to further your career, this course will help you develop the skills to promote healthy lifestyles effectively, reducing the risk of conditions such as obesity, diabetes and improving people?s mental health and wellbeing.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Physical Activity & Health | PG Dip

Help people and communities lead healthier and happier lives by developing the expertise to promote active lifestyle choices.

Regular physical activity is one of the greatest investments we can make to improve our wellbeing and the demand for professionals working in physical activity and health has increased. As part of the Government drive to inspire people to be more active, and minimise the impact of unhealthy lifestyle choices.

Studying across the generations, you will examine the physical activity of children and how it helps growth and development, and how you can encourage healthy habits through adolescence and into adulthood.

You will also work with individuals and groups to identify inactive and sedentary behaviours and will design and evaluate interventions which will, ultimately, improve the health of the nation.

Whether you are fresh from undergraduate study or a professional wanting to further your career, this course will help you develop the skills to promote healthy lifestyles effectively, reducing the risk of conditions such as obesity, diabetes and improving people's mental health and wellbeing.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Sport

Physical Education | MA

We will help you to understand and encourage physical education as a lifelong process in the community.Our course is ideal if you are interested in physical education in its broadest terms, particularly if you are already working in the field within schools and youth sport and seek to further your professional development and career potential, this course will provide a strong academic base for you to advance your career.

You will develop a critical understanding of contemporary curriculum practice in physical education and school sport, as well as critically assess the role of different pedagogical models in teaching both of these areas.

The dissertation is a substantial piece of work for which you are encouraged to research in detail an area of physical education that is of particular interest to you.

This course is particularly suitable if you are a physical education teacher, sports practitioner, or have a related undergraduate degree with extensive experience with children and young people.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

You will study three core modules, two elective modules, one research module and a major independent research study/dissertation. For your dissertation you are encouraged to research in detail an area of physical education that is of particular interest to you, providing the opportunity to focus on your career path.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Physical Education | PG Cert

This course is ideal if you are interested in physical education in its broadest terms, particularly if you are already working within schools and youth sport and seek to further your professional development and career potential. We will help to enhance your understanding of physical education as a lifelong process in the community.

You will develop a critical understanding of contemporary curriculum practice in physical education and school sport, as well as critically assessing the role of different pedagogical models in teaching in both of these areas.

This course is particularly suitable if you are a physical education teacher, sports practitioner, or have a related undergraduate degree with extensive experience with children and young people.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

You will study one core module and two option modules.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Physical Education | PG Dip

Our course is ideal if you are interested in physical education in its broadest terms, particularly if you are already working within schools and youth sport and seek to further your professional development and career potential. We will help to enhance your understanding of physical education as a lifelong process in the community.

You will develop a critical understanding of contemporary curriculum practice in physical education and school sport, as well as critically assessing the role of different pedagogical models in teaching both of these areas.

This course is ideal if you are a physical education teacher, sports practitioner, or have a related undergraduate degree with extensive experience with children and young people.

TEACHING AND LEARNINGYou will study two core modules and four option modules.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) | MSc

With accreditation from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy and Health & Care Professions Council, our course provides the relevant expertise and knowledge along with the eligibility to apply to become a practising physiotherapist.

As a physiotherapist you will help people of all ages to manage pain and dysfunction. Covering the core areas of neuromusculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurological physiotherapy you will learn how to think independently and problem-solve in a clinical capacity. You will acquire comprehensive hands-on experience through a selection of diverse clinical practice placements, which can be based in primary and community care or hospital settings.

You will carry out a minimum of 1,000 hours of clinical placement experience with the supervision of experienced physiotherapists. A combination of campus-based learning, independent study and clinical practise will enhance both your problem-solving skills and your interprofessional working relationships.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
2 Years
Health

Play Therapy | PG Dip

Modern family life has been transformed by high divorce rates, the decline of the extended family, easy access to alcohol and drugs and other social and cultural factors, adversely impacting on many of today's young people. By developing your 'play therapy tool-kit' competencies to an advanced level, using mediums such as storytelling, music, dance and drama, you will be able to work with children who have serious social, emotional, behaviour and mental health difficulties.

You will focus primarily on non-directive play, where you will encourage the child to work towards their own solutions to problems through play. This allows you to explore ways of integrating the child as the centre of a social system made up of school, family and teams of support. You will also undertake 100 hours of clinically supervised work with children in a variety of practical settings.

Please note that all applications and queries for this course will be dealt with by APAC, and that start dates may differ depending on your location of study. Find out more on the APAC website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: we entered an increased number of units for this assessment, up from 11% in 2008 to 33% in 2014.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Popular Music and Culture | MA

Be part of a lively popular music research community that embraces everything from metal music to film scores with the opportunity to work alongside performers, composers and studio experts.This course is about the here and now - you will study everything from folk to jazz, right through to rock, hip-hop and dance, developing your knowledge of contemporary popular music.You'll join peers from backgrounds in cultural studies, sociology, music and the creative arts to explore today's local live music scene and its connection to the wider national and international industry. From getting out into the Leeds area and conducting ethnographic research into local gigs and events, to composing scores for film and television, you'll discover how a wide variety of communities fuse together to create what is recognised as a vibrant and expanding scene.Whether it's developing your music editing techniques in our studios, or organising events and liaising with artists at Leeds Festival, you'll gain the hands-on experience employers are looking for, gathering evidence for your major research project.This course is the perfect springboard to make contacts, help you discover the interconnectivity of popular music and culture, and really engage with a vibrant and varied scene which covers everything from metal right through to country.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Post Graduate Certificate in Education | PGCE

We understand that practice is your main priority, that's why we have designed this online course that enables you to study wherever and whenever you want.

Training to become a teacher is one of the most challenging things you will ever do. With this in mind, we planned this course to fit around your other professional commitments with assessments that are relevant to your working life. Designed for teachers who currently work in, or are on placement in, primary or secondary schools, our goal is to provide the academic foundation for a rewarding and successful career in teaching. We offer outstanding support tailored to your professional development needs including our dedicated distance learning technical hub, personalised attention from tutors and online forums, and many opportunities to network through our professional learning communities.

Education and how to achieve more in schools is often up for debate at a local and national level - the ability to analyse new initiatives and understand governmental policy is instrumental for committed teachers who want to help their schools and their students. You will also engage with these important governmental and sector wide policies, analyse theoretical, pedagogical and policy discourse and debates, and gain a critically, research-informed perspective on what is happening in education.

We work with School Centred Initial Teacher Training providers (SCITTs) to offer our PGCE. In the coming year we will be working with Wakefield Regional Partnership for ITT and Rochdale Pioneers Partnership.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
1 Year
Education

Practice Based Play Therapy | MA

As a certified play therapist, you will be aware of the importance of self-expression and creative mediums in therapy. Whether you are aiming for a promotion within your current field or want to explore a particular play therapy topic, this MA will enhance your existing skills through research, allowing you to further improve the lives of vulnerable children.

You will study the latest theories in this emerging sector, exploring the shift from traditional therapy methods to more modern techniques such as movement, breathing and sensory activities.

You can use your previous experience to choose your area of research, and at the beginning of the course you will develop a proposal for practice-based play therapy research that will form the basis for your dissertation.

Delivered by The Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy (APAC), and validated by our University as part of a collaborative partnership, you have the option to study this course online, giving you the flexibility to fit your study around your personal and professional commitments.

Please note that all applications and queries for this course will be dealt with by APAC, and that start dates may differ depending on your location of study. Find out more on the APAC website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: we entered an increased number of units for this assessment, up from 11% in 2008 to 33% in 2014.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Part-time
Duration
12 Months
Entry req.
Health

Primary Education (5-11) with recommendation for QTS | PGCE

We will lay the foundations for an exciting and rewarding career as a well-rounded primary school teacher. We will build your knowledge, understanding and teaching ability so that you become a confident and inspiring practitioner, with the ability to spark children's imaginations and learning ability.

We will develop your understanding of core and foundation subjects such as English, mathematics and science so that you can confidently teach these subjects across the 5-11 age range. At the same time, we will build your knowledge of how children learn so that you can create tailored and effective lessons.

The most effective teachers not only possess strong teaching skills but see themselves as researchers, constantly looking at new practices and assessing their own teaching methods. Self-analysis will be a fundamental aspect of your training. You will observe a learning environment and then evaluate it, unpicking different elements to develop your understanding of diverse teaching practices and techniques. This critically reflective approach will be embedded in all aspects of your training, and should prove a useful tool to use throughout your teaching career.

We will develop your understanding of how a school functions outside of the classroom so that you are not only able to manage your class but also contribute to the successful running of the organisation.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Meadowfield Primary School, Temple Newsam Learning Partnership

Mill Hill Primary School, Schools With Schools

Queensway Primary School, Aireborough Learning Partnership Schools

Scissett First Schools, Yorkshire Anglican Teaching School Alliance

Spring Bank Primary School, Springboard Cluster

Whitley and Eggborough County Primary School, RAISE Alliance

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
39 Weeks
Education

Primary Education (Early Years, 3-7) with recommendation for QTS | PGCE

Our aim is to develop teachers with a specialist understanding of how children aged between three and seven learn. You will develop children's abilities through playful learning and creative teaching, and you will reflect on how your teaching methods and the opportunities and environments you create can influence outcomes.Your training will involve a particular focus on outdoor play and learning. You will have the opportunity to attend a forest school workshop using our outdoor classroom, where you will learn different techniques to bring learning to life and spark your pupils' imaginations.

As a primary school teacher, you will work closely with teaching assistants, parents and complex teaching teams to deliver a range of activities. We will give you the skills and confidence to manage these relationships to ensure you can deliver an outstanding learning experience for your class.

We will develop your knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the National Curriculum to ensure your teaching fulfils the requirements set out by the Government. With an emphasis on mathematics, English and Science at both Key Stages, you will embrace all curricular areas of learning and principles of best practice in early childhood education.

You will put your theoretical knowledge into practice. As part of your training, you will complete three teaching placements in the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1, developing your teaching skills across different age ranges and helping to prepare you for future employment. Throughout these placements you will gain the specialist knowledge and teaching skills required to meet the needs of pupils in the three to seven age range.

One of your most important tools as a teacher will be your voice. You will learn how to use it effectively when addressing large groups of children and how to look after it. We will also develop your understanding of safeguarding children, giving you the important ability to spot the signs of vulnerable children.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Meadowfield Primary School, Temple Newsam Learning Partnership

Mill Hills Primary School, Schools With Schools

Queensway Primary School, Aireborough Learning Partnership Schools

Spring Bank Primary School, Springboard Cluster

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
39 Weeks
Education

Primary Education Physical Education (5-11) with recommendation for QTS | PGCE

Over recent years, the Government has prioritised the expansion of physical education as a specialism in the primary sector. We will develop you as a future leader in the teaching of physical education, giving you the knowledge and skills to really promote, shape and develop the subject within a primary school setting.

We are an established sports education provider with a rich sporting pedigree. You will be able to immerse yourself in a supportive learning community informed by the latest research in the field and with vast experience of training the next generation of PE teachers.

We will lay the foundations for an exciting and rewarding career as a well-rounded primary school teacher, with specialist training in teaching physical education.

As part of your training, you will be placed in primary schools that have a particularly strong focus on physical education, providing the perfect setting for you to apply your theoretical knowledge and hone your practical skills while learning from experienced teachers with a specialism in PE.

We will develop your understanding of core and foundation subjects such as maths, English and history so that you can also confidently teach these subjects at primary level. At the same time, we will build your knowledge of how children learn so that you can create tailored and effective lessons.

The most effective teachers not only possess strong teaching skills but see themselves as researchers, constantly looking at new practices and assessing their own teaching methods. Self-analysis will be a fundamental aspect of your training. You will observe and evaluate different learning environments develop your understanding of diverse teaching practices and techniques. This critically reflective approach will be embedded in all aspects of your training, and should proof a useful tool to use throughout your teaching career.

We will develop your understanding of how a school functions outside of the classroom so that you are not only able to manage your class but also contribute to the successful running of the organisation.

Most trainees go on to be offered full-time positions with the schools where they completed their placement.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead school and alliance:

Meadowfield Primary School, Temple Newsam Learning Partnership

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Professional Doctorate in Education | EdD

The Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) is a research degree with equivalent outcomes to a PhD including its level of award and title. The EdD provides continuing professional development for those working across the field of education in its broadest sense.

You will enhance your understanding of research and its application, engaging in critical discussions and reflections that involve in-depth consideration of the relationships between theory and practice. The first year consists of three taught units. The thesis component involves one substantive research study of 60,000 words or equivalent.

Support is provided through weekend sessions, meetings with supervisors, engagement with and contribution to our University's research culture, networking with peers and the dissemination of research findings at a conference.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
48 Months
Education

Professional Practice in Art and Design | Advanced Professional Diploma in

Push the boundaries of creative expression by developing your existing practice in areas such as art, graphics, sculpture, filmmaking, animation, sound and curating. From working with practising arts on live projects and spending time using our outstanding facilities, to attending workshops, seminars and guest lectures, we'll help you gain the expertise you need to help drive your creativity forward.

You'll work on live projects and collaborations affiliated with external partners and agencies within our city, including Leeds City Art Gallery and The Henry Moore Institute, and beyond Leeds in cities such as Birmingham, London and Amsterdam. You'll also be partnered with a mentor - a renowned contemporary artist or curator - who will offer critical and constructive feedback, enabling you to reflect and improve your working practices.

Whether you're a recent graduate, someone who is looking to develop your own business further, or you're simply looking to reignite your passion for the creative arts, this short course is the ideal step which will allow you to research, develop and flourish in an area which is of particular interest to you.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
9 Months
Art & Design

Project Management | MSc

Project managers are at the forefront of leading change in a diverse range of organisations, from charities and local government, to banks, aerospace, construction, retail and the wider commercial sector. We believe that changing the way organisations work by helping to shape their future direction and success can be one of the most rewarding and exciting careers.

Projects are about delivering beneficial change through new initiatives, product developments and service improvements, as well as projects that produce the physical world around us, such as buildings and roads.

Our course has a proven track record of attracting project managers from around the world, across many backgrounds and sectors. It is accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM) and our close links with the APM and many other organisations engaged in projects, helps ensure our course is up to date with the latest developments in the profession.

Our teaching team have hands-on experience in a variety of backgrounds, including engineering, business and IT consultancy, financial services and construction.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Civil Engineering & Construction

Psychological Therapies | MA

Gain the specialist training to boost your health-related skills and professional development. You will further your understanding and practice of contemporary theories in psychological therapies along with analysing key issues and debates in counselling and psychotherapy. You will explore cognitive behavioural therapy approaches to therapeutic practice, as well as social psychological theory and research of group therapy.

As well as improving your professional growth, your course will allow you to specialise in your chosen area of interest. Some of the diverse modules may have an experiential component, others may require purely academic study, and some may be useful for psychologists undertaking an independent route to the British Psychological Society's Counselling Psychology Chartership.

Whatever your motivation, your course will enhance your progression in psychological therapies as you work towards an MA at your own pace.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
3 Years
Social Sciences & Psychology

Psychology (conversion award & distance learning) | MSc

Better understand people and the world around you on this flexible course.

Whether you are already working in psychology, looking to forge a new career in the scientific study of people, the mind and behaviour or want to boost your prospects in any number of industries, a qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society can open up countless doors.

Requiring no prior knowledge of psychology, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of this challenging but stimulating discipline. You will explore theoretical and methodological approaches and analyse cognitive, educational, forensic, clinical and health psychology. You will learn established practical research techniques so you can observe the real world and collect and collate data effectively.

A distance learning course allows you to study from wherever you are in the world, and the flexible nature of this course means you will be able to fit your studies around your other commitments.

Rest assured, you will not be studying alone - you will take part in a week-long residential where you will work alongside your peers in workshops and experiments.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
24 Months
Social Sciences & Psychology

Psychology (conversion award) | MSc

If you have little or no experience of psychology, this is your chance to gain the knowledge, skills and experience to give you the grounding you'll need for a career in this exciting area. Our course has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), meaning that once you graduate with an average mark of 50% or more, you will be able to apply for the BPS Graduate Basis for Chartership.

You'll develop the research skills necessary for designing and conducting quality research beyond that expected of graduates. You will gain a comprehensive and critical understanding of cognitive, social, developmental and biological psychology, individual differences and conceptual and historical issues in psychology. We will help build your research skills that you will need for your masters level dissertation.

Our course is relevant to both UK and international graduates, who have not studied psychology before or who have completed an undergraduate degree with a psychology component or an undergraduate psychology course not accredited by the BPS.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Social Sciences & Psychology

Psychology of Sport & Exercise | MSc

Accredited by The British Psychological Society (BPS) and endorsed by the Health & Care Professions Council, this course focuses on the study of psychology within a range of sport and exercise settings, providing an essential stepping-stone to becoming a chartered sport and exercise psychologist.

You will learn about complex issues such as the initial assessment of prospective clients, maintaining professional boundaries and analysing data sets, as well as developing a systematic, evidence informed and ethical approach to your work.To support your career goals, we will offer the opportunity to gain work experience with clients across a range of sporting pursuits, from recreational to elite performance. Gaining hands-on professional development will enhance your communication skills and will provide direct experience of ethical and evidence-informed practice.
SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Psychotherapy | MA

In response to the growing need for psychotherapy in the UK, we offer a course that provides the in-depth training and therapeutic approach a professional psychotherapist requires. If you already hold a postgraduate diploma in counselling or psychotherapy, then this one year top-up course gives you the opportunity to obtain a masters qualification by studying two research modules.

You will be introduced to the appropriate methods of research in psychotherapy, and will use this knowledge to form a research proposal. You will then complete a dissertation on a subject area of your choice, but relating to psychotherapeutic practice.

Providing a comprehensive grounding in the use of interpersonal and counselling skills, your course will also provide an advanced critical and reflexive understanding of the theory, practice and established methods of psychotherapy used in professional practice.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Social Sciences & Psychology

Public Health - Health Promotion | MSc

Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.

Focus on how people and communities can empower themselves to improve their health, and how public policy can create healthier societies and places. You will also investigate the psychology of behaviour change, together with how people learn about health. The research strand will enable you to critically appraise evidence and develop research skills.

We have been providing specialist postgraduate health promotion training for more than 40 years, and our courses are up-to-date with all the dynamic and current changes taking place in public health in the UK and globally. This course is recognised by the Institute of Health Promotion and Education.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time, Full-time Distance Learning
Duration
12, 30 Months
Health

Public Health - Health Promotion | PG Cert

Our course develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.

We focus on the ways people and communities can empower themselves to improve their health, and how public policy can create healthier societies and places. You will also investigate the psychology of behaviour change, together with how people learn about health. The research strand will enable you to critically appraise evidence and develop research skills.

We have been providing specialist postgraduate health promotion training for more than forty years, and our courses are up-to-date with all the dynamic and current changes taking place in public health in the UK and globally.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time
Duration
12 Months
Entry req.
Health

Public Health - Health Promotion | PG Dip

Our course develops the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to promote and protect public health and wellbeing. You will be equipped to fulfil a variety of roles in health promotion and public health, working in local authorities, health services or the voluntary sector.

We focus on the ways people and communities can empower themselves to improve their health, and how public policy can create healthier societies and places. You will also investigate the psychology of behaviour change, together with how people learn about health. The research strand will enable you to critically appraise evidence and develop research skills.

We have been providing specialist postgraduate health promotion training for more than forty years, and our courses are up-to-date with all the dynamic and current changes taking place in public health in the UK and globally.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time, Full-time Distance Learning
Duration
12, 30 Months
Health

Public Relations and Strategic Communication | MA

Gain the expertise to operate within a global economy and develop your writing and presentation skills to engage with audiences across the world.

The use of the internet, mobile technology and social media has had a huge impact on our lives and the way we communicate ? information is quite literally available at our fingertips and word of mouth is spreading faster than ever before. This trend is leading to a greater demand for communication professionals who can plan strategic PR campaigns and implement social media and viral campaigns in order to drive businesses forward in this digital age.

You will be paired with an experienced mentor, who will offer valuable advice on the industry, your future career and the latest developments in the field. You will undertake a live public relations consultancy project for a client.

You will also have the option to undertake a work placement in your second semester.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Qualifying Law Degree | LLM

Law is a highly competitive field and a masters qualifying law degree, or a postgraduate diploma in law, will make you stand out from the crowd. Take your first step towards becoming a solicitor or barrister with a course that combines all the core modules required by the regulating bodies for both professions.

Taught by experienced tutors including trained solicitors and barristers with significant professional expertise in all areas of law, you will learn the theory and how to apply it in practice. Your research project gives you the opportunity to focus on an area of law that interests you, and the breadth of expertise in the department means that you will receive specialist support on a wide variety of topics, from medical negligence to terrorism or intellectual property.

Teaching is delivered in small face-to-face classes combined, where appropriate, with online lectures, enabling you to return to them as often as you need.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Law

Quantity Surveying Commercial Management | MSc

Develop the theoretical knowledge and gain proficiency in the practical skills required to become an expert in quantity surveying and commercial project management.

You might already work in the construction industry, or you might be looking to expand on the experience you have built up in a related field. Delivered online, you will develop the core competencies required by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. You will become confident in decision making, conducting and overseeing research and strategic thinking. On graduating, you will be eligible to sit the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' Assessment of Professional Competence, the final stage to becoming a chartered quantity surveyor.

Our links with local, regional and national employers will ensure what you learn and the projects you undertake will be inspired by contemporary industry practice and highly relevant to your future career.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
2 Years
Surveying & Planning

Responsible Tourism Management | MSc

The travel and tourism industry is more aware than ever of the need to adopt responsible business practices that improve the quality of life within local communities and conserve the environment and cultures of destinations. This course meets the demand to develop managers with the ability to implement responsible tourism strategies within marketing, operations and product development.

You will explore domestic and international tourism understanding that responsible principles are as applicable to the Yorkshire Dales as they are to The Gambia. In addition to developing your subject knowledge, you will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate responsible tourism polices and practices. You will look at real issues and solutions and develop the management skills you need to operate effectively at a strategic level within government, non-governmental and private sectors.

We are also developing our course to increase our links to industry and are in the process of setting up partnerships with industry to link your modules more closely to real life examples. This course is also the only responsible tourism course in the world certified by the UNWTO TedQual programme. It is taught by staff with first-hand experience in tourism management, research and consultancy who will share their global expertise with you.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Tourism & Hospitality

Responsible Tourism Management | PG Cert

The travel and tourism industry is more aware than ever of the need to adopt responsible business practices that improve the quality of life within local communities and conserve the environment and cultures of destinations. Marketing, operations and product development practices are changing across the sector and organisations need managers who have the ability to implement responsible tourism strategies.

You will explore domestic and international tourism understanding that responsible principles are as applicable to the Yorkshire Dales as they are to The Gambia. In addition to developing your subject knowledge, you will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate responsible tourism polices and practices. You will look at real issues and solutions and develop the management skills you need to operate effectively at a strategic level within government, non-governmental and private sectors.

We are also developing our course to increase our links to industry and are in the process of setting up partnerships with industry to link your modules more closely to real life examples. This course is also the only responsible tourism course in the world certified by the UNWTO TedQual programme. It is taught by staff with first-hand experience in tourism management, research and consultancy who will share their global expertise with you.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is primarily delivered distance learning with some face-to-face teaching. The incorporation of distance learning is to enable you to continue working whilst undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate.

While most modules are delivered in a distance learning format, they do incorporate an optional weekend of traditional face-to-face contact. Although these teaching weekends are optional, we strongly recommend attending them if at all possible because of the obvious benefits you will receive.

For each distance learning module you will be sent an up-to-date manual of 150 to 200 pages which includes readings, tasks and links to further material.

ASSESSMENT

A blend of assessment methods are used to practice and further develop your professional skills. Individual and small group assignments will be undertaken and performance evaluated through oral presentations, reports and essays.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Part-time, Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Tourism & Hospitality

Responsible Tourism Management | PG Dip

The travel and tourism industry is incresingly aware of the need to adopt responsible business practices that improve the quality of life for local communities and conserve the environment and cultures of destinations. This course meets the demand to develop managers with the ability to implement responsible tourism strategies within marketingm, operations and product development.

You will explore domestic and international tourism understanding that responsible principles are as applicable to the Yorkshire Dales or Cornwall as they are to The Gambia or Sri Lanka. In addition to developing your subject knowledge, you will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate responsible tourism polices and practices. You will look at real issues and solutions and develop the management skills you need to function effectively at a strategic level within government, non-governmental, conservation and private sectors.

We are also developing our course to increase our links to industry and are in the process of setting up partnerships with industry to link your modules more closely to real life examples. This course is also the only responsible tourism course in the world certified by the UNWTO TedQual programme. It is taught by staff with first-hand experience in tourism management, research and consultancy who will share their global expertise with you.

TEACHING AND LEARNING

This course is primarily delivered distance learning with some face-to-face teaching. The incorporation of distance learning is to enable you to continue working whilst undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma.

While most modules are delivered in a distance learning format, they do incorporate an optional weekend of traditional face-to-face contact. Although these teaching weekends are optional, we strongly recommend attending them if at all possible because of the obvious benefits you will receive.

For each distance learning module you will be sent an up-to-date manual of 150 to 200 pages which includes readings, tasks and links to further material.

ASSESSMENT

A blend of assessment methods are used to practice and further develop your professional skills. Individual and small group assignments will be undertaken and performance evaluated through oral presentations, reports and essays.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning
Duration
30, 90 Weeks
Tourism & Hospitality

Retail Marketing Management | MSc

Gain the skills to become a successful retail marketing expert, developing an in-depth knowledge of the multichannel nature of retail and how to manage each platform effectively.

With the growth of online shopping, new technology and consumers wanting better value and high-quality service, demand for skilled retail marketing managers is greater than ever before. You will examine consumer behaviour, learning how to engage potential customers across all existing and emerging channels such as in-store, online and via mobile devices.

You will also look at the role of leaders ? how they recruit, how they manage a team and how a good leader can have an impact on marketing, store activity and, ultimately, business success.

Whether you are thinking about working for a large international organisation or considering setting up your own small retail outlet, this course will help you achieve the career you want.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Retail Marketing Management | PG Cert

Gain the skills to become a successful retail marketing expert, developing an in-depth knowledge of the multi-channel nature of retail and how to manage each platform effectively.

With the growth of online shopping, new technology and consumers that are looking for great value and high quality service, the demand for skilled retail marketing managers is greater than ever before. You will examine consumer behaviour, learning how to engage potential customers across all existing and emerging channels such as in-store, online and via mobile devices.

You'll also look at the role of leaders - how they recruit, how they manage a team and how a good leader can have an impact on marketing, store activity and ultimately business success.

Whether you're thinking about working for a large international organisation or considering setting up your own small retail outlet, this course will provide the opportunity to apply the skills you are learning in the workplace, and will help you develop new ideas and the confidence to achieve the career you want.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
6, 12 Months
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Retail Marketing Management | PG Dip

Gain the skills to become a successful retail marketing expert, developing an in-depth knowledge of the multi-channel nature of retail and how to manage each platform effectively.

With the growth of online shopping, new technology and consumers that are looking for great value and high quality service, the demand for skilled retail marketing managers is greater than ever before. You will examine consumer behaviour, learning how to engage potential customers across all existing and emerging channels such as in-store, online and via mobile devices.

You will also look at the role of leaders - how they recruit, how they manage a team and how a good leader can have an impact on marketing, store activity and ultimately business success.

Whether you're thinking about working for a large international organisation or considering setting up your own small retail outlet, this course will provide the opportunity to apply the skills you are learning in the workplace, and will help you develop new ideas and the confidence to achieve the career you want.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
9, 18 Months
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Art & Design | PGCE

Learn to teach this inspiring and thought-provoking subject at secondary school level. We will develop your teaching skills so that you can translate your passion for art and design and create stimulating lessons informed by different artistic theories and practices.

We will develop you as a creative and confident art teacher who can make art and design accessible to all pupils, whatever their ability.

We will develop your understanding of different teaching methods, enabling you to instruct your class in a range of practical artistic techniques. Taking part in a series of practical workshops and seminars in key specialisms such as drawing, printing and mixed media will form a key element of your training.

Some of your training will be delivered at Broadcasting Place in our highly equipped art and design studios, providing you with a creative and contemporary learning environment where you can hone your skills.

You will benefit from a supportive learning community and will complete your training alongside nationally and internationally recognised artists and practitioners. You will also have the opportunity to build-up a network of contacts made up of fellow students, our research staff and your course tutors, giving you access to advice, support and tips that will really develop your understanding of the subject and improve your teaching ability.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus and Broadcasting Place at our City Campus, which offer superb learning environments, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Batley Girls High School, Yorkshire Rose Teaching Alliance

Beckfoot School, The Beckfoot & Hazelbeck Trust

The Crossley Heath School, MOSAIC Alliance

Leeds West Academy, Leeds White Rose Partnership

St Aidan's CofE High School, Arc Teacher Training

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Biology | PGCE

You will use your knowledge and passion for biology to inspire pupils. You will learn how to create stimulating experiments that will fire your pupils' interest and hunger to achieve. You will learn how to guide them through an experimental process, manipulating key variables so as to prove a biological theory, instil confidence and sharpen their scientific skills and knowledge.

We will also show you how to use practical activities centred on plant life to produce exciting lessons, fuelling your pupils' interest in biology while also building your confidence as an innovative teacher.Kindling your pupils' interest in the world outside of the classroom will be another key element of your training. You will learn how to use the outdoors to energise the learning environment and bring the subject of biology to life.

Aside from developing your ability to teach, you will also hone your communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to instil confidence in your pupils so they can achieve their potential, and you will learn how to motivate support staff so they can help you deliver outstanding lessons.

You will also develop a solid understanding of the relevant guidelines issued by the Health and Safety Executive to ensure all the classes and experiments you deliver and supervise will be safe.

This course is offered through School Direct.

For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

The Crossley Heath School, MOSAIC Alliance.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Computing | PGCE

Learn to teach this thought-provoking subject which is new to the National Curriculum and is now a required subject at all key stages.

We will equip you with the skills to deliver a stimulating learning environment and inspiring lessons. You could be teaching children how to create their own web page in one lesson, and the next encouraging them to write their own computer program. You will learn how to fire their interest in this constantly evolving subject, helping them to understand the technical aspects of computing in an easy-to-understand way. You will be able to teach them the fundamentals of how computers communicate and connect their understanding of microprocessors. You could even help them to build their own simple computer.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge here at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Batley Girls High School, Yorkshire Rose Teaching Alliance

The Crossley Heath School, MOSAIC Alliance

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Design and Technology | PGCE

You will learn how to create exciting lessons involving key elements of design technology, including resistant materials, electronic products, graphics, product design and textiles. You will also learn how to develop practical and stimulating lessons on the subject of food technology, using examples from industry to bring your teaching to life and show how food is produced on a mass scale.

You will practise using equipment such as woodwork lathes and electronic soldering kits to hone your practical classroom skills. This will enable you to deliver engaging lessons to your pupils which, in turn, will enable them to build their confidence in design technology and progress their learning.

Providing a safe classroom environment will be a top priority in your career and will form a key part of your training. You will learn how to manage pupil behaviour, ensure classroom equipment is used safely and how to prepare safe, practical teaching spaces.

Your placements will form a vital element of your course and will give you the chance to put theory into practice and sharpen your teaching skills in a real classroom environment.

This course is offered through School Direct.

For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

The Crossley Heath School, MOSAIC Alliance.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
1 Year
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Geography | PGCE

Your learning will cover two main strands involving an enquiry-based approach to geography and real-world practical activities, which you will then translate into your classroom lessons.

Your initial training will be based around developing your own personal vision of geography, which will feed into your teaching style by drawing on influences of your own geographical background and knowledge.

We will encourage you to take an enquiry-based approach to learning, actively posing questions and investigating geographical issues through exploring and questioning.

You will be taught how to use a range of geographical resources through practical tasks, including maps and atlases, photographs and images, meteorological equipment, geographical media and cultural artefacts. Developing your understanding of key geographical practical resources and equipment and how they are used will enable you to then enhance your pupils' learning.

You will have the opportunity to participate in and lead outdoor field experiences which will investigate physical and human geography. These experiences will develop your understanding of how to infuse classroom-based learning with practical outdoor sessions.

Your training will also involve exploring key issues in geography such as migration, war and sustainability from, enabling you to develop a better understanding of these modern issues which you will then translate into a classroom context and will ensure your teaching is current.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead school and alliance:

Batley Girls High School, Yorkshire Rose Teaching Alliance

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Mathematics | PGCE

We will help you develop new ways of teaching maths and create stimulating learning environments using teaching methods developed in countries with high achieving maths students.

A key part of your training will be learning how to use geometric tools and devices to teach mathematics, as well as the effective use of interactive white boards and online maths resources. You will also learn how to use traditional textbooks to devise your own teaching resources that will meet the needs of your pupils, regardless of their ability.

We will teach you to think outside of the box when considering how to make mathematics an interesting and relevant subject for your pupils. For example, you will be encouraged to organise external visits to help your pupils understand how maths is used in the real world and to stimulate their interest and excitement in solving mathematical problems.

Aside from developing your ability to teach, you will also hone your communication and interpersonal skills. You will be able to instil confidence in your pupils so they can achieve their potential, and you will learn how to motivate support staff so they can help you deliver outstanding lessons.

This course is offered through our University.

You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Media Studies | PGCE

We are all exposed to different forms of media every day of our lives. We will give you the skills to spark your pupils' interest in this thought-provoking subject by delivering exciting and inspiring lessons about all aspects of the media, from print to TV.

We will broaden your understanding of how pupils of differing abilities learn, enabling you to plan activities that will ensure all your students benefit from your lessons and are highly motivated to learn about all aspects of the media. For example, you will learn how to plan a stimulating lesson about adverts and how pupils can deconstruct them to identify dominant messages.

We will develop you as a teacher, giving you the skills and confidence to find creative ways to translate your knowledge into a language pupils can easily understand. A key element of your training will be the hands-on experience you acquire in the classroom, giving you the opportunity to grow your confidence, teaching ability and knowledge base while trialling different teaching methods so you can formulate your own style.

This course is offered through School Direct.

For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Batley Girls High School, Yorkshire Rose Teaching Alliance.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Music | PGCE

Music has an important role to play in secondary school education and can contribute to the development of all pupils, regardless of their previous experience or abilities.

Knowing how to practically apply your musical knowledge and understanding to a classroom environment will be a key element of your training. We will broaden your understanding of how pupils of differing abilities learn, enabling you to plan musical activities, both theoretical and practical, that will inspire all your students and will engage them in all aspects of music and learning.

We will develop you as a music teacher, giving you the skills and confidence to find innovative ways to translate your knowledge into a language pupils can understand. A key element of your training will be the hands-on experience you will acquire in the classroom, giving you the opportunity to grow your sureness, teaching ability and knowledge while trialling different music teaching methods so you can develop your own style.

This course is offered as School Direct only.

From the beginning of your course, you will be based in your provider school or within your partnership of schools. The majority of taught seminars will be organised and based in your provider school or alliance. Throughout your course, you will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Batley Girls High School, Yorkshire Rose Teaching Alliance.

The Crossley Heath School, MOSAIC Alliance.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Physical Education | PGCE

We are an established sports education provider with a rich sporting pedigree. You will be able to immerse yourself in a supportive learning community with vast experience of training the next generation of PE teachers. Your network of support will include our research staff and course tutors, who will be on hand to sharpen your teaching expertise and knowledge of the subject, ensuring it is informed by the latest research and practices.

You will have access to our wide range of first-class sporting facilities - used by international athletes and Olympic medal winners - to help you in the practical application of your theoretical learning. These include 3G pitches, indoor and floodlit outdoor tennis courts, an athletics track, a swimming pool and gyms packed with the latest fitness equipment.

We will develop your communication skills so that you can confidently manage a large group of pupils. For example, you will understand the importance of varying your tone of voice during group activities, learn how to use equipment such as whistles appropriately and how to address and maintain the attention of your pupils when teaching PE.

We will also give you the skills to confidently manage classes with wide differences in ability. You will be able to devise lessons that develop from personalised activities to games that involve and stimulate your entire class.

Due to the nature of PE, you will not always be able to run your classes outdoors. We will also develop your organisational skills so that you will be able to plan your lessons and teach effectively regardless of the weather.

Your training will also develop your understanding of how PE can be used to motivate and strengthen learning in your pupils beyond the physical benefits of sport.

You can choose from two different training models.

University-led: You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

School Direct: For the vast majority of your course, you will be based in your provider school or schools, learning on the job while being supported by experienced teachers and mentors. You will attend our Headingley Campus one day a week (usually a Friday) for key module seminars.

School Direct lead schools and alliances:

Batley Girls High School, Yorkshire Rose Teaching Alliance

Beckfoot School, The Beckfoot & Hazelbeck Trust

The Crossley Heath School, MOSAIC Alliance

Leeds West Academy, Leeds White Rose Partnership

St Aidan's CofE High School, Arc Teacher Training

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Secondary Education (11-16) with recommendation for QTS - Physics | PGCE

Television has helped revitalise the public interest in science and, as a secondary school teacher, you can also play your part in bringing physics to life for a new generation. Your teaching, lessons and experiments can help to engage young minds and transform their understanding of the subject. Your inspirational teaching could also help break down barriers and tackle the gender bias in physics.

Developing your teaching ability will be our key aim. You will be encouraged to think creatively in order to spark your pupils' interest in gravity, astronomy and quantum mechanics. You will learn how to teach the story of physics to your students in a way that will fire their interest and shape their understanding of the world, focusing on key figures such as Newton, Einstein and Feynman.

A key part of your training will be learning how to take a constructivist approach to your teaching, whereby active learning is promoted and your pupils are encouraged to learn through problem solving and self-discovery.

You will learn how to maximise the potential of all your pupils by 'scaffolding' their learning and devising lesson plans for different abilities in your classroom.

This course is offered through our University.

You will develop your theoretical knowledge at our Headingley Campus, which offers a superb learning environment, modern facilities and excellent resources. Your learning will be informed by the very latest research and the expertise of our supportive teaching staff. We will organise your extensive school placements so you can apply your knowledge in a classroom setting and your placements will be timetabled to fit with your taught seminars on campus.

To view our full range of PGCEs, and for more information, please visit our teacher training pages .

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
38 Weeks
Education

Social History | MA

Everything we do is aimed at helping you to appreciate the approaches and methods used by historians, and developing your knowledge of historical trends, processes and events over the past 300 years.

You will have the opportunity to explore a range of social and cultural developments in the history of Britain, Europe and the wider world. Throughout your study, you will work in small groups or individually, guided by your expert teaching team. Their historical research in areas such as urban history, the history of crime, environmental history, imperialism, sexuality and gender, migration, popular culture and social movement, is of an international standing and will feed into your learning.

Our teaching will give you the platform to reflect on historical interpretations of the past and conduct your own independent historical research.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 38% of our research was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent in the Communication, Culture and Media Studies, Library and Information Management unit.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
English, History & Media

Social Work | MA

Our course will give you a thorough understanding of the core social work values. Recognising the powerful links between personal and political issues, our course asserts the need to challenge inequality and oppression. You will learn strategies for intervention with individuals, families and communities, while being sensitive to class, gender, race, age, disability and sexuality.

You will study psychosocial perspectives in social work and communication skills, as well as social work theories and policies. You will learn about legal issues within the context of working with adults and children and partnership working.

In your first year, you'll gain a foundation in communication skills, social work theories, the law and working with adults and children. You'll also undertake a work placement from January. In your second year, you'll continue to learn about law and social work theories and methods, you'll undertake a second work placement, and you may also complete a dissertation.

Successful completion of our course provides eligibility to apply for registration with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including social work and social policy.

Attendance
Full-time
Duration
2 Years
Health

Software Engineering | MSc

This course offers you the opportunity to explore the latest concepts, methods and tools for software engineering. You will investigate state-of-the-art techniques relating to software quality, design and development which will enable you to produce robust and complex systems.

This hands-on course has been developed in conjunction with our industrial contacts in order to equip you with the skills required by employers. You will develop management techniques, advanced modelling skills and applications that will enable you to progress in your career.

The course is taught by experts who are working in the industry and you will have the opportunity to gain a professional certification. Our course has been developed as part of on-going research on software components and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Computing & Engineering

Software Engineering | PG Cert

This course offers you the opportunity to explore the latest concepts, methods and tools for software engineering. You will investigate state-of-the-art techniques relating to software quality, design and development which will enable you to produce robust and complex systems.

This hands-on course has been developed in conjunction with our industrial contacts in order to equip you with the skills required by employers. You will develop management techniques, advanced modelling skills and applications that will enable you to progress in your career.

The course is taught by experts who are working in the industry and you will have the opportunity to gain a professional certification. Our course has been developed as part of on-going research on software components and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
9, 10 Months
Entry req.
Computing & Engineering

Software Engineering | PG Dip

This course offers you the opportunity to explore the latest concepts, methods and tools for software engineering. You will investigate state-of-the-art techniques relating to software quality, design and development which will enable you to produce robust and complex systems.

This hands-on course has been developed in conjunction with our industrial contacts in order to equip you with the skills required by employers. You will develop management techniques, advanced modelling skills and applications that will enable you to progress in your career.

The course is taught by experts who are working in the industry and you will have the opportunity to gain a professional certification. Our course has been developed as part of on-going research on software components and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
9, 21 Months
Entry req.
Computing & Engineering

Sound & Music for Interactive Games | MSc

With the next generation of games consoles upon us, the demand for 'Hollywood' quality soundtracks to match the increasingly impressive visuals in games has never been greater. If you are a sound designer or composer, this course gives you the opportunity to explore the issues and opportunities that interactivity presents.

Your course has been designed by a teaching team who have professional experience and links to the games industry, ensuring the latest developments in games audio are reflected in your study. You will gain up-to-date skills in sound design and interactive composition, and explore the importance of music and sound in other media.

You will have access to a suite of high-quality professional music studios, and you will develop your expertise using real-world game engines, middleware and prototyping tools to implement sound and music into games.

Our close links with local and national music, arts and festival organisations provide you with opportunities to test your knowledge and skills in a variety of practical settings.

Take a look at Landing Party 2012 a festival of music, film and performance produced by students from our school.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12 Months
2 Years
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Sound Design | MA

Explore the creative and technical aspects of location sound, studio sound production and sound design.

There are increasing numbers of freelancers and sole traders in sound design, and this course has been created to ensure that training opportunities remain within the industry, to keep skills current, while developing and encouraging new talent.

Working closely with our Northern Film School and guided by a highly skilled teaching team with extensive industry experience, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with MA Filmmaking students on films right through the development, shooting, editing and post-production process. This hands-on experience will be complemented by academic and practical study in sound design.

Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including in music, drama, dance and performing arts.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Sound Recording for Film & Television | Advanced Professional Diploma in

Embrace your interest in film, television and music by becoming a skilled professional in sound recording.

We have an excellent reputation for teaching film and music, with many of our graduates going on to win BAFTA's and Oscars.

You might be a budding filmmaker, journalist, photographer or documentary director, or simply have a creative passion for recording sound. Whatever your motivation, we will teach you professional techniques in music recording and post production so that you can record high-quality sound for the moving image.

This short course - taught over four weekends in the year - is a fantastic opportunity to learn from experienced film and recording professionals in state-of-the-art studios. We?re dedicated to providing you with hands-on, practical experience by giving you opportunities to produce your own work and explore the creative possibilities in sound recording and mixing.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
3 Months
Film, Music & Performing Arts

Special Educational Needs Coordination | PG Cert

This qualification is a requirement for recently appointed special educational needs coordinators (SENCO) working in the UK. The course is also highly relevant to inclusion and special educational needs leaders and managers who wish to improve the quality of inclusion and SEND provision in their setting, whether they are working in the UK or abroad.

Developed in collaboration with academic staff and expert practitioners, the course provides an exceptional distance learning programme supported by high-quality personal tutoring. Working closely with your tutor, you will undertake a thorough self-evaluation to identify gaps in your knowledge and understanding. This will help you link your learning to your professional practice and allow you to steer the direction of your development.

A virtual learning environment will enable you to connect with your personal tutor and share your experiences with your peers. You will be encouraged to collaborate with fellow students on the course and colleagues in your school in order to refine your knowledge and get the most from the programme. You will be provided with online resources, including recorded expert presentations, and key information throughout the year to help you meet the learning outcomes for your course.

Your tutor will support you in managing your programme of study. Your portfolio of evidence will include four assignments, set at regular intervals throughout the year, and will show how you have successfully met the course requirements.

Our vision for children with special educational needs and disabilities is the same as for all children and young people - that they achieve well in their early years, at school and in college, and lead happy and fulfilled lives.

SEN Code of Practice, 0-25 yrs, Page 11, DfE 2014.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
13 Months
Education

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting | MSc

This is your opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. The course will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.

The Postgraduate Diploma prepares you to function as a specialist practitioner. You would normally be required to undertake the first six core modules listed below in order to achieve this. Our MSc will help you continue with your academic studies as you undertake an extended project, relevant to clinical practice. You will normally be expected to complete the additional 60 credit Research in Practice module in order to achieve this, which will take a further one year.

By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice, you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services, especially in relation to professional health visitor nursing.

There is the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviours and promotion in the public health arena, together with how to meet the wellbeing needs of individuals, groups and communities. You'll have the opportunity to identify and promote entrepreneurial activities, build a portfolio of practice work, and leave with a nationally recognised qualification.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting | PG Dip

Our course provides you with the opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.

By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice, you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services, especially in relation to professional health visitor nursing. You will gain a specialism in health visiting, developing the skills to deliver quality, innovative health care to children, young people and families to help improve their life chances.

There is the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviours and promotion in the public health arena, together with how to meet the wellbeing needs of individuals, groups and communities. You'll have the opportunity to identify and promote entrepreneurial activities, build a portfolio of practice work, and leave with a nationally recognised qualification.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
52 Weeks
24 Months
Health

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Nursing | MSc

Unlock the skills needed to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.

The Postgraduate Diploma prepares you to function as a specialist practitioner. You would normally be required to undertake the first six core modules listed below in order to achieve this. Our MSc will help you continue with your academic studies as you undertake an extended project, relevant to clinical practice. You will normally be expected to complete the additional 60 credit Research in Practice module in order to achieve this, which will take a further one year.

By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services especially in relation to professional occupational health nursing.

You will gain a specialism in occupational health nursing, developing the skills to deliver quality and innovative health care to a working population and enable individuals to return to the workplace. There will be the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviour and health needs within the legal framework to protect the health of workers and the impact on the wider community.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Occupational Health Nursing | PG Dip

Our course provides the opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.

By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services especially in relation to professional occupational health nursing. You will gain a specialism in occupational health nursing, developing the skills to deliver quality and innovative health care to a working population, to maintain workability and enable individuals to return to the workplace.

There will be the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviour and health needs within the legal framework to protect the health of workers and the impact on the wider community. You'll have the opportunity to identify and promote entrepreneurial activities, build a portfolio of practice work, and leave with a nationally recognised qualification.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
52 Weeks
24 Months
Health

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - School Nursing | MSc

Train to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register with a specialism in school nursing. The course will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies.

The Postgraduate Diploma prepares you to function as a specialist practitioner. You would normally be required to undertake the first six core modules listed below in order to achieve this. Our MSc will help you continue with your academic studies as you undertake an extended project, relevant to clinical practice. You will normally be expected to complete the additional 60 credit Research in Practice module in order to achieve this, which will take a further one year.

By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice, you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services especially in relation to professional school nursing. You will develop the skills to deliver quality and innovative health care to children and young people to help improve their life chances. There will be the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviours and promotion in the public health arena, together with how to meet the wellbeing needs of individuals, groups and communities.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - School Nursing | PG Dip

Our course provides the opportunity to become a specialist community public health nurse on the third part of the nursing register. It will enable you to undertake leadership roles and develop the expertise to influence, drive and implement public health policies. You will gain a specialism in school nursing, developing the skills to deliver high quality and innovative health care to children, young people and families to help improve their life chances. There will be the opportunity to explore concepts of health behaviours and promotion in the public health arena, together with how to effectively meet the wellbeing needs of individuals, groups and wider communities. By critically analysing leadership and management in clinical practice, you will examine the complexity of delivering health and social care services in the current climate especially in relation to professional school nursing.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 20% of our research in the Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care unit is world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
52 Weeks
24 Months
Health

Sport & Exercise Biomechanics | MSc

Enhance your academic and professional skills, expertise and knowledge in the field of sport and exercise biomechanics.

You will have the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities. These will provide you with the opportunity to gain experience in sport and exercise biomechanics working under supervision with Leeds Beckett sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

You will study core modules in the different aspects of sport and exercise biomechanics, as well as research methods, research into practice and a major independent study related to your specific interests in sport and exercise biomechanics.

You will also be able to choose one option from a range of other discipline-based modules in sport and exercise science including biomechanics, nutrition and psychology.

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Sport & Exercise Biomechanics | PG Cert

This course provides an opportunity for those of you working or intending to work in the field of sport and exercise biomechanics or related fields to upgrade your academic and professional skills, expertise and knowledge.

You will have the chance to apply for a range of professional development opportunities. These provide you with the opportunity to gain experience in sport and exercise biomechanics working under supervision with Leeds Beckett sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

You will study core modules in the different aspects of sport and exercise biomechanics, as well as research methods, research into practice and a major independent study related to your specific interests in sport and exercise biomechanics.

You will also be able to choose one option from a range of other discipline-based modules in sport and exercise science including biomechanics, nutrition and psychology.

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time Short, Part-time
Duration
15 Weeks
1 Year
Sport

Sport & Exercise Biomechanics | PG Dip

If you are working or intending to work in the field of sport and exercise biomechanics or related fields, this course will help you to enhance your academic and professional skills, expertise and knowledge.

Once enrolled on the course you will have the chance to apply for a range of professional development opportunities. These will provide you with the opportunity to gain experience in sport and exercise biomechanics working under supervision with Leeds Beckett sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

You will study core modules in the different aspects of sport and exercise biomechanics, as well as research methods, research into practice and a major independent study related to your specific interests in sport and exercise biomechanics.

You will also be able to choose one option from a range of other discipline-based modules in sport and exercise science including biomechanics, nutrition and psychology.

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Sport & Exercise Nutrition | MSc

If you are already working, or you intend to work, in the field of sport and exercise nutrition this course will provide the opportunity to upgrade your academic and professional skills, expertise and knowledge.

If you wish to gain practical experience as a Sport and Exercise Nutritionist there is an opportunity to complete an extracurricular training programme during the first few weeks of the course. If you complete the entire programme you will be eligible to apply for an internship. This could provide you with an opportunity to gain experience in sport science working under supervision with our University's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers, whilst studying for a masters degree.

There are no option modules on this course as it is designed to facilitate preparation for accreditation with the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register. We will provide opportunities for the development of your professional skills relevant to a host of work across performance sport, physical activity, exercise and health. It will also cover the key theories of sport and exercise nutrition.

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Sport & Exercise Nutrition | PG Cert

This course provides an opportunity if you are working or intending to work in the expanding field of sport and exercise nutrition or related fields to upgrade your academic and professional expertise. You will study core modules in the different aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, as well as research methods, research into practice and a major independent study related to your specific interests.

This course is designed to facilitate preparation for accreditation with the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register. We will provide opportunities for the development of your professional skills relevant to a host of work across performance sport, physical activity, exercise and health, while covering the key theories of sport and exercise nutrition.

If you wish to gain practical experience as a Sport and Exercise Nutritionist there is an opportunity to complete an extracurricular training programme during the first few weeks of the course. If you complete the entire programme you will be eligible to apply for an internship or supervised experience roles. If you are successful these roles can provide you with an opportunity to gain experience in applied sport science working under supervision with Leeds Beckett University's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time Short, Part-time
Duration
6, 12 Months
Sport

Sport & Exercise Nutrition | PG Dip

If you are already working, or intending to work, in the expanding field of sport and exercise nutrition, this course will provide the opportunity to upgrade your academic and professional skills, expertise and knowledge. You will study core modules in the different aspects of sport and exercise nutrition, as well as research methods, research into practice and a major independent study related to your specific interests.

If you wish to gain practical experience as a Sport and Exercise Nutritionist there is an opportunity to complete an extra-curricular training programme during the first few weeks of the course. If you complete the entire programme you will be eligible to apply for an internship. This could provide you with an opportunity to gain experience in sport science working under supervision with our University's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

This course is designed to facilitate preparation for accreditation with the sport and exercise nutrition register and will cover a range of theoretical underpinnings appropriate to the study of sport and exercise nutrition at postgraduate level. We will provide opportunities for the development of your professional skills relevant to a host of work across performance sport, physical activity, exercise and health.

ASSESSMENT

Modules are assessed through a mix of coursework assignments, case studies, examinations, laboratory reports and presentations appropriate to the programme. Each module is assessed through the equivalent of 4,000 words.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Sport & Exercise Physiology | MSc

Gain extensive skills and upgrade your professional expertise in the field of sport and exercise physiology.

This course will provide you with the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities giving you the chance to work with sports teams and elite performers. This will offer you the chance to gain experience in sport and exercise physiology working under supervision with our University's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers, whilst you are studying for your masters degree.

You will study core modules in the different aspects of sport and exercise physiology, as well as research methods, research into practice and a major independent study related to your specific interests in sport and exercise physiology.

You will also be able to choose one option from a range of modules in sport and exercise science including biomechanics, nutrition and psychology.

Sport & Active Lifestyles
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Sport & Exercise Physiology | PG Cert

Gain extensive skills and upgrade your professional expertise in the field of sport and exercise physiology.

Once enrolled on the course you will have the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities giving you the chance to work with sports teams and elite performers. This will offer you the chance to gain experience in sport and exercise physiology working under supervision with our University's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.You will be able to choose one option from a range of modules in sport and exercise science including biomechanics, nutrition and psychology.Sport & Active LifestylesAt Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
15 Weeks
1 Year
Sport

Sport & Exercise Physiology | PG Dip

If you are already working, or you intend to work, in the field of sport and exercise physiology or related fields this course will help you to upgrade your academic and professional skills, expertise and knowledge.

It will provide you with the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities giving you the chance to work with sports teams and elite performers. If you are successful, these roles will provide the chance for you to gain experience in sport and exercise physiology working under supervision with Leeds Beckett sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

You will be able to choose one option from a range of modules in sport and exercise science including biomechanics, nutrition and psychology.

Sport & Active LifestylesAt Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Sport & Exercise Psychology | PG Cert

If you have a general interest in psychology in the area of sport, our course will give you a grounding in the core principles of the subject. You will learn about complex issues such as the initial assessment of prospective clients, maintaining professional boundaries and analysing complex data sets. The course will encourage you to take a systematic, evidence-based and ethical approach to your work, developing your ability to apply the methods you learn to a range of clients, from athletes to sedentary populations.

Designed with your future in mind, we are committed to supporting your career goals by offering the opportunity to gain direct experience working with a variety of client groups across a range of levels, from recreational to elite performance. Our dedicated course team will support your learning, allowing you to develop the professional competencies you need including communication and ethical and evidence-based practice. You will apply these in your placement - a distinctive feature of your course which will provide a taster for BASES Supervised Experience.

Whilst this course will not give you the foundation to pursue the qualification that enables you to use the titles of 'Sport and Exercise Psychologist', 'Registered Psychologist' or 'Practitioner Psychologist', it does provide the basis to pursue further professional qualifications from the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). Due to regulations governing the practice of Health and Care Professionals, if you want to become a Sport and Exercise Psychologist, Registered Psychologist or Practitioner Psychologist, you will need to look at our MSc Psychology of Sport & Exercise course.

Sport & Active LifestylesAt Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 40% of our research in the Psychology unit was judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time Short, Part-time
Duration
9, 18 Months
Sport

Sport & Exercise Science | MSc

If you are already working, or aspire to work, in sport, exercise, recreation, we will provide you with the opportunity to upgrade your professional expertise.

You will study the traditional areas of exercise physiology, psychology, biomechanics and sport and exercise nutrition, and at the end of your course you will complete a major independent study related to your specific interests in sport and exercise science. You can also choose an option module which allows a more detailed consideration of the contributions of biomechanics, exercise physiology, physiology, psychology and nutrition to the study of sport and exercise.

During your course you will have the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities. Placements with Leeds United, Leeds Rugby and SportAid, as well as discipline-specific projects working with academic staff in the Carnegie Faculty are just a few examples of where past opportunities have taken place.

Sport & Active Lifestyles

At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
3 Years
Sport

Sport & Exercise Science | PG Cert

If you are already working, or aspire to work, in sport, exercise and recreation, we will provide you with the opportunity to upgrade your professional expertise.

You will study the traditional areas of physiology, psychology, biomechanics and sport and exercise nutrition. Two options are available in modules which allow a more detailed consideration of the contributions of biomechanics, exercise physiology, physiology, psychology and nutrition to the study of sport and exercise.

Once enrolled on the course, you will have the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities. If you are successful these roles would provide you with an opportunity to gain experience in applied sport science working under supervision with Leeds Beckett's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

Our University is recognised as a leader in the field of sport and exercise science. The quality of our research is evident in the outstanding results achieved in the Research Assessment Exercise completed in 2014 in which our University came second in the country for sport and exercise science, leisure and tourism.

Sport & Active LifestylesAt Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
15 Weeks
1 Year
Sport

Sport & Exercise Science | PG Dip

This course provides an opportunity for those of you working, or intending to work, in sport, exercise, recreation and applied areas to upgrade your professional and academic expertise.

You will study the traditional areas of physiology, psychology, biomechanics and sport and exercise nutrition. Mandatory core modules include research methods and research and professional practice. Two options are available in modules which allow a more detailed consideration of the contributions of biomechanics, exercise physiology, physiology, psychology and nutrition to the study of sport and exercise.

During your course you will have the opportunity to apply for a range of professional development opportunities providing you with an opportunity to gain experience in applied sport science working under supervision with the University's sports teams, sporting partners and elite performers.

Our University is recognised as a leader in the field of sport and exercise science. The quality of our research is evident in the outstanding results achieved in the 2014 Research Assessment Exercise completed in 2014 in which Leeds Beckett came second in the country for sport and exercice science, leisure and tourism.

Sport & Active Lifestyles
At Leeds Beckett University we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Sport Business | MA

Sport is now big business - changing lives, shaping communities and impacting on economies all over the world. We will help you gain an understanding of the sports industry and the business principles that sit at its core, helping you turn your passion into a lifelong career.

By examining the work of sports business professionals, agencies, organisations and governing bodies, you'll gain an understanding of how general business principles can be applied to the sports industry. Working with industry partners we'll help you increase your employment opportunities in this exciting field, both nationally and globally.

With a choice of option modules, you will have the opportunity to tailor your course to your individual needs and career aspirations. Whether you're already working in the sports arena and wish to progress to a more senior management role, or if you are motivated to seek a new and exciting career and are attracted by the options sport and commerce can provide in the UK and across the globe, this course will help you stand out in the professional world.

Sport & Active Lifestyles
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time, Distance Learning
Duration
3 Years
1 Year
Sport

Sport Business | PG Cert

This course provides a powerful personal development opportunity if you are working or intending to work in the dynamic and highly visible industry of sport. It has been developed in response to changing opportunities, risks and challenges for sports business, in an increasingly complex and changing environment.

We will help you gain an understanding of the industry and the business principles that sit at its core, helping you turn your passion into a lifelong career. Working with professional partners, we will help you increase your employment opportunities in this exciting field.

With a choice of option modules, you will have the opportunity to tailor your course to your needs and aspirations. You could already be working in sport and looking to progress to a more senior management role, or it could be you are motivated to seek a new and exciting career and are attracted by the options sport and commerce can provide in the UK and across the globe, this course will help you stand out in the professional world.

The PG Certificate serves as the first 60 credits of the MA in Sport Business.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Full-time Short, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Sport

Sport Business | PG Dip

This course provides a powerful personal development opportunity if you are working or intending to work in this dynamic and highly visible area of the UK and wider international economy. It has been developed in response to changing opportunities, risks and challenges for sports business, in an increasingly complex and changing environment.

Sport is big business, we will help you gain an understanding of the industry and the principles that sit at its core, helping you turn your passion into a lifelong career. Working with industry partners, we will help you increase your employment opportunities in this exciting field.

With a choice of option modules, you will have the opportunity to tailor your course to your needs and aspirations. You could already be working in sport and looking to progress to a more senior management role, or it could be you are motivated to seek a new and exciting career and are attracted by the options sport and commerce can provide in the UK and across the globe.

The PG Diploma serves as the first 120 credits of the MA in Sport Business.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Distance Learning, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Sport Coaching | MSc

As increasing significance is attached to both achieving lifelong physical activity targets and improved progression of talented athletes through to elite status, the necessity for highly qualified coaches and coaching for children and talented performers has never been greater.

With an active passion for coaching, this course will allow you to focus on specific areas that interest you. You will be able to direct your learning towards your chosen coaching career goal from the very beginning, matching learning and assessment to the demands of your coaching. Through working with staff, participants and your peers, you will explore, bring structure and add depth to your existing knowledge and skills.

Making and defending your own professional judgements will enable you to plan, deliver and evaluate long term coaching programmes that consider the developmental needs of your participants.

Through the course you will compare, contrast and integrate theories and ideas from a range of disciplines such as talent development, sport psychology, physiology and expertise with your own ideas and practice.

At Leeds Beckett University, we use some of the most advanced teaching, work-based learning and assessment approaches, which are informed by our pioneering research within this field. Informed by expert coaches and developers, we will help you transfer the ideas and knowledge you learn on the course into practice.

SPORT AND ACTIVE LIFESTYLES
At Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Sport Coaching | PG Cert

As increasing significance is attached to both achieving lifelong physical activity targets and improved progression of talented athletes through to elite status, the necessity for highly qualified coaches and coaching for children and talented performers has never been greater.

With an active passion for coaching, our course will allow you to focus on specific areas that interest you. You will be able to direct your learning towards your chosen coaching career goal from the very beginning, matching learning and assessment to the demands of your coaching. Through working with staff, participants and your peers, you will explore, bring structure and add depth to your existing knowledge and skills.

Making and defending your own professional judgements will enable you to plan, deliver and evaluate long term coaching programmes that consider the developmental needs of your participants.

Through the course you will compare, contrast and integrate theories and ideas from a range of disciplines such as talent development, sport psychology, physiology and expertise with your own ideas and practice.

We use some of the most advanced teaching, work-based learning and assessment approaches, which are informed by our pioneering research within this field. Informed by expert coaches and developers, we will help you transfer the ideas and knowledge you learn on the course into practice.

Sport & Active LifestylesAt Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
6, 24 Months
Sport

Sport Coaching | PG Dip

As increasing significance is given to both achieving lifelong physical activity targets and improved progression of talented athletes through to elite status, the necessity for highly qualified coaches and coaching for children and talented performers has never been greater.

With an active passion for coaching, this course will allow you to focus on specific areas that interest you. You will be able to direct your learning towards your chosen coaching career goal from the very beginning, matching learning and assessment to the demands of your coaching. Through working with staff, participants and your peers, you will explore, bring structure and add depth to your existing knowledge and skills.

Making and defending your own professional judgements will enable you to plan, deliver and evaluate long term coaching programmes that consider the developmental needs of your participants.

Through the course you will compare, contrast and integrate theories and ideas from a range of disciplines such as talent development, sport psychology, physiology and expertise with your own ideas and practice.

We use some of the most advanced teaching, work-based learning and assessment approaches, which are informed by our pioneering research within this field. Informed by expert coaches and developers, we will help you transfer the ideas and knowledge you learn on the course into practice.

Sport & Active LifestylesAt Leeds Beckett we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our Sport & Active Lifestyles website.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Sport

Sport and Exercise Medicine | MSc

Interest in sport and exercise in the UK has increased significantly, and those working in the industry require a diverse set of skills. This course will enable you to apply science and medicine to help athletes recover from injury and reach their physical peak, and aid the general population in maintaining healthy lifestyles.

You'll gain practical expertise that will allow you to assess, treat and support individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines. By understanding the process of an injury audit to identify risk factors, you will learn how to implement an evidence-based treatment plan that minimises the chance of re-injury.

You will develop a comprehensive knowledge of pathophysiology, biomechanics and sports-specific clinical reasoning, allowing you to accurately evaluate and attend to injuries that have occurred. You will study rehabilitation strategies, return to play assessments and explore the emergent field of prehabilitation, meaning you can prevent as well as treat injuries.

With access to both our Health and Carnegie faculties - including modern science and rehab labs, and sport facilities - you'll be empowered to take a holistic view of an individual's sporting health, regardless of age or competitive level.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
3 Years
Sport

Sport and Exercise Medicine | PG Dip

Interest in sport and exercise in the UK has increased significantly. As professionalism and participation in sport increases, those working in the field require a diverse set of skills. This course will enable you to use science and medicine to help top athletes recover from injury and reach their physical peak, and aid the general population in maintaining healthy exercise lifestyles.

You'll gain practical expertise that will allow you to assess, treat and support individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines. For example, you will understand the process of an injury audit in order to identify risks, and learn how to implement an evidence-based treatment plan that minimises the chance of re-injury or illness.

With a focus on the medical side of treatment, you will develop a comprehensive knowledge of pathophysiology, biomechanics and sports specific clinical reasoning, allowing you to accurately evaluate and attend to injuries that have occurred. You'll study rehabilitation strategies, return to play assessments and explore the emergent field of prehabilitation, meaning you can prevent as well as treat injuries.

With access to both our Health and Carnegie faculties - including modern science and rehab labs, and sport facilities - you'll be empowered to take a holistic view of an individual's sporting health, regardless of age or competitive level.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Sports Events Management | MSc

Drawing on academic and industry expertise from around the world, this course is designed to meet the sports events management requirements of organisations that bid for, and deliver, sporting fixtures of all sizes - from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon.

You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies, how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risks and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder.

By developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will enhance your expertise to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of local and international stakeholders.

For International Students who want to improve their English and academic skills we offer a combined masters course with the MSc Sports Events Management. If you have an IELTS score of 5.0 or 5.5 you can study for two semesters before starting your postgraduate degree. As you will be given one unconditional offer you will not normally need to renew your visa. Find out more about our International Masters.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Events & Entertainment Management

Sports Events Management | PG Cert

Drawing on academic and industry expertise from around the world, this course is designed to meet the sports events management requirements of organisations that bid for, and deliver, sporting fixtures of all sizes - from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon.

You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies, how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risks and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder.

By developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will enhance your capability and expertise to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of local and international stakeholders.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
6, 18 Months
Events & Entertainment Management

Sports Events Management | PG Dip

Drawing on academic and industry expertise from around the world, this course is designed to meet the sports events management requirements of organisations that bid for, and deliver, sporting fixtures of all sizes - from the Olympic Games to the Leeds Half Marathon.

You will address the challenges facing sports events managers, including the increasing pressure to meet the demands of global governing bodies, how to manage a volunteer workforce, secure appropriate sponsorship packages, reduce risks and ensure the health, safety and security of every stakeholder.

By developing the specialist knowledge and skills required, you will enhance your capability and expertise to strategically plan and manage sporting events to the satisfaction of local and international stakeholders.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
2 Years
1 Year
Events & Entertainment Management

Sports Injury Management | PG Cert

Interest in sport and exercise in the UK has increased significantly, and those working in the industry require a diverse set of skills. This course will enable you to help athletes recover from injury and aid the general population in maintaining physical lifestyles.

You will gain practical expertise that will allow you to assess, treat and support individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines. For example, you will understand the process of an injury audit to identify risk factors, and learn how to implement an evidence-based treatment plan that minimises the chance of re-injury. You will study rehabilitation strategies, return to play assessments and explore the emergent field of rehabilitation, meaning you can prevent as well as treat injuries. All of this will allow you to accurately evaluate and attend to injuries, as well as help clients to avoid future physical discomfort and damage.

With access to both our Health and Carnegie faculties - including modern science and rehab labs, and sport facilities - you'll be empowered to effectively manage an individual's physical wellness, regardless of age or competitive level.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
15, 18 Weeks
Sport

Sports Therapy | MSc

Practicing in this dynamic field of specialist sports care, you could find yourself working with professional athletes or have the opportunity to start your own sports therapy business.

This course offers you the chance to combine the theoretical knowledge required with hands-on practical experience gained in a real-life therapist environment.

With access to some of the UK's leading sports specialists and resources - from university sports teams to elite athletes - you will have the opportunity to provide therapy support on your placement, harnessing the experience and knowledge needed to be a successful sports therapist.

As well as building skills and knowledge in the assessment and treatment of injury alongside the management of rehabilitation, you will develop a further understanding of different aspects of research design. This course links together the extensive expertise from a range of sport and health academics and is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists.

We offer a range of core modules, and if you study full-time, you'll be able to pick from a selection of option modules as well. Our course links together the extensive expertise from a range of sport and health academics and is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists.

University Sport
At our University we're passionate about sport. There's a huge range of sports and activities for you to get involved in, including more than 40 sports clubs. If you'd like to find out more about what we have to offer - including our Carnegie Sports Scholarship Scheme - take a look at our University Sport website.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Sport

Strategic Project Management | MSc

Strategic project management has the potential to add significant value to an organisation. If you have been working on projects, or if you are a graduate of BSc (Hons) Project Management and wish to take your studies to the next level, this course can help you move forward.

We offer a research-led course that focuses on the latest issues in strategic and project management - these include problem solving, managing others, research, project strategies, performance monitoring and innovation. You will be encouraged to apply your own workplace dilemmas as research topics.

Our course is accredited by the Association for Project Management and our close links with the APM, and other project-related organisations will feed into your teaching.

You will have the opportunity to publish papers in local and international conferences hosted by masters students. We will also give you the chance to join annual visits to Weurzburg and Toulouse to interact with fellow MSc students and project focussed companies in Europe.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Civil Engineering & Construction

Strategic and Digital Marketing | MSc

Specifically designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the rapidly evolving field of digital marketing, this course will give you the skills to research and devise effective strategies to help organisations be competitive.

Through a detailed understanding of consumer motivations and habits, you will explore ways to increase brand loyalty and market share through the use of the latest digital technologies and platforms across all marketing channels. This in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge will provide you with a valuable specialism and enable you contribute a measurable impact to your employer?s profitability.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
-
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Strength & Conditioning | MSc

Help athletes achieve their full potential as you join the emerging and growing profession of strength and conditioning coaching. This course will give you the skills to work with any level of athlete, from amateurs to professionals, preparing them to perform to the best of their ability without sustaining injury.

You will study the biomechanics and physiology of the human body, focusing on the development of strength and power in sport and the cardiovascular adaptations of training. You will learn to apply this to your coaching practice, while also understanding the perspectives of other practitioners including nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists.

There will be the opportunity to design and implement a programme for athletes or the general population, allowing you to use your theoretical knowledge in real-life situations. This experience will help you develop the ability to establish positive working relationships with a wide range of people including players and athletes, other coaches, parents and officials.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12 Months
2 Years
Sport

Strength & Conditioning | PG Cert

Help athletes achieve their full potential as you join the emerging and growing profession of strength and conditioning coaching. This course will give you the skills to work with any level of athlete, from amateurs to professionals, preparing them to perform to the best of their ability without sustaining injury.

You will study the biomechanics and physiology of the human body, focusing on the development of strength and power in sport and the cardiovascular adaptations of training. You will then learn to apply this to your coaching practice, while also understanding the perspectives of other practitioners including nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists.

There will be the opportunity to design and implement a programme for athletes or the general population, allowing you to use your theoretical knowledge in real-life situations. This experience will help you develop the ability to establish positive working relationships with a wide range of people including players and athletes, other coaches, parents and officials.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
6, 24 Months
Sport

Strength & Conditioning | PG Dip

Help athletes achieve their full potential as you join the emerging and growing profession of strength and conditioning coaching. This course will give you the skills to work with any level of athlete, from amateurs to professionals, preparing them to perform to the best of their ability without sustaining injury.

You will study the biomechanics and physiology of the human body, focusing on the development of strength and power in sport and the cardiovascular adaptations of training. You will then learn to apply this to your coaching practice, while also understanding the perspectives of other practitioners including nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists.

There will be the opportunity to design and implement a programme for athletes or the general population, allowing you to use your theoretical knowledge in real-life situations. This experience will help you develop the ability to establish positive working relationships with a wide range of people including players and athletes, other coaches, parents and officials.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12 Months
2 Years
Sport

Supply Chain Management & Logistics | MSc

In an increasingly interconnected global economy, businesses in all markets must compete in complex supply networks in order to survive and prosper. The effective management of supply chains and logistics are recognised as key factors in sustaining a company's competitive advantage.

You will combine your knowledge with practical tools and techniques of supply chain management and logistics and apply this to complex regional, national and international settings. You will engage in a range of specialist learning which is integrated with core business topics, such as strategy and the improvement of business processes.

Suitable for people from a range of business backgrounds, we have designed this course for both procurement professionals and those wishing to develop a career in supplier management and logistics. It is also suitable if you are from a marketing background or want to widen your business knowledge and profile.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Business & Management

Sustainable Computing | MSc

This course - the first of its kind to run in the UK - develops your skills and knowledge so you can play a key role in developing sustainable Information and Communications Technology (ICT) strategies. Increased awareness of sustainable issues across all sectors of business and the economy, and the almost universal adoption of ICT shows the environmental impact of technology.

ICT is estimated to consume around 10% of the UK's electricity, and rises in energy prices mean that companies are looking to streamline their ICT systems, increase sustainability and save costs. As well as contributing to energy use, appropriate applications of ICT can also provide energy-saving solutions - if properly understood and effectively utilised.

You will assess the environmental impact of ICT and investigate green technologies, while researching and designing practical alternative strategies to implement sustainable computing within a legal and ethical framework.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Entry req.
Computing & Engineering

Sustainable Engineering | MSc

Become a sustainable engineering expert, learning to use energy and resources so that the natural environment meets the needs of future generations.

You might already be in industry and are looking to develop your engineering skills for career progression, or you could be keen to further your studies before entering the profession.

Our course enables you to understand sustainability in which ever area of engineering you wish to specialise, from simulation, modelling and eco engineering, to sustainable systems design and green computing technologies, to name just a few.

Our aim is simple - to provide you with a learning experience that helps you to achieve the career you want. That's why our course is made up of option modules - it's an opportunity to tailor the course so that it reflects engineering sustainability issues that are most important to you.

Innovation will be at the heart of your studies, developing your ability to find sustainable solutions to engineering problems anywhere in the world, and equipping you with the skills to design and construct sustainable systems.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Computing & Engineering

Sustainable Urban Management | Advanced Professional Diploma in

With urban areas expanding every day, sustainable development has never been more important. Our course has been designed to help you tackle the housing, regeneration and management issues that face leading professionals in this field.

You will examine different interpretations of sustainable development, exploring neighbourhood planning and community engagement, and providing you with the knowledge to plan and deliver your own programmes of urban management.

You will develop the leadership skills required to facilitate change, deliver local services and protect community assets. Our teaching team will use their industry experience to help you examine the theories behind leadership and management, explaining how they can be practically applied to social enterprise and public policy innovation.

Focussing on vocational training, our course enables you to engage with experienced members of the industry on client-based projects, enhancing your experience and expanding your network of contacts.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Surveying & Planning

Therapeutic Play Skills | PG Cert

Modern society has seen a number of changes to the family dynamic which have played a part in the increase of troubled children. Today, 20 per cent of children in the UK experience emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties, leading to an increasing demand for play therapists.

As a play therapist, you will help children come to terms with traumatic events in their lives through the use of play, where the child has the freedom and opportunity to express themselves by recreating their own world during their time with you.

Whether you're looking for a change in career, wanting to add therapeutic play to your existing psychological therapies, social work or medical skillset, or if you are a graduate just starting out in the field, this professional course, delivered in partnership with the Academy of Play and Child Psychotherapy Ltd (APAC), allows you to work under supervision with individual children who have slight to moderate problems. Please note that all applications and queries for this course will be dealt with by APAC, and that start dates may differ depending on your location of study. Find out more on the APAC website

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: we entered an increased number of units for this assessment, up from 11% in 2008 to 33% in 2014

Attendance
Part-time
Duration
1 Year
Entry req.
Health

Town & Regional Planning | MA

This course will help you become a spatial planning expert - you will be able to advise clients on the use of land, and understand local authority controls relating to many aspects of policy such as transportation, communities, the environment and quality of the built environment.

We will teach you the rationale behind spatial planning and encourage you to be a reflective practitioner, based on self awareness and the development of an ethical standpoint in planning practice.

Whether you are involved in planning in the public, private or community sectors, this is an opportunity for professional development and a chance to further your studies in spatial planning by building on your initial education or qualifications.

As one of our graduates you can apply for full membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) once you have completed two years of relevant planning experience and successfully completed the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Surveying & Planning

Toxicological Sciences | MSc

Develop advanced laboratory research skills to progress your career in the field of toxicology. You will enhance your understanding of the interaction of toxins with molecular targets, target organ toxicity, and the role of the immune system in response to toxins.

You will learn about specific tests utilised in both research and industry, such as toxicological screening programmes used by pharmaceutical and medical companies, and improve your presentation and communication skills by analysing scientific literature and presenting scientific information. You will have access to a variety of research projects which align with the expertise of our staff within the Centre for Biomedical Sciences Research, including neurotoxicity testing using cell culture methods and developing smart bandages for wound care.

You will spend more than 200 hours within our biomedical laboratories, and have access to cell culture facilities and up-to-date molecular toxicology techniques.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Health

Travel Business Leadership | MSc

Get ahead in the travel industry as you learn the skills to fast track your journey into leadership and management. This course is perfect if you're working in travel and want to progress into a senior position, or simply if you want to take your first steps into this dynamic sector.

We know what travel executives are looking for when recruiting managers - using insights from our contacts at some of the world's best known travel organisations, including ABTA, easyJet and Virgin Holidays, we created this course to help you become a successful travel manager.

You will study all areas of the industry from tour operators to transport providers as you learn the foundations of leading and managing travel organisations. This course focuses on business acumen, financial management and strategic management skills. You will also explore the role of technology in the travel industry and the impact of social media on contemporary marketing, together with the hot topics that dominate travel today, including sustainable tourism and the growth of online booking.

You'll examine the demand areas of the industry as they continue to grow and learn what it takes to keep ahead in this vibrant and diverse field.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning, Full-time Distance Learning
Duration
3 Years
Tourism & Hospitality

Travel Business Leadership | PG Cert

Get ahead in the travel industry as you learn the skills to fast track your journey into a leadership and management role. This course is perfect if you're working in travel and want to progress into a senior position, or simply if you want to take your first steps into this dynamic sector.

We know what travel executives are looking for when recruiting managers - using insights from our contacts at some of the world's best known travel organisations, including ABTA, easyJet and Virgin Holidays, we created this course to help you become a successful travel manager.

You will study all areas of the industry from tour operators to transport providers as you learn the foundations of leading and managing travel organisations. This course focuses on business acumen, financial management and strategic management skills. You will also explore the role of technology in the travel industry and the impact of social media on marketing, together with the hot topics that dominate travel today, including sustainable tourism and the growth of online booking.

You'll examine the demand areas of the industry as they continue to grow and learn what it takes to keep ahead in this vibrant and diverse field.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
12 Months
Tourism & Hospitality

Travel Business Leadership | PG Dip

Get ahead in the travel industry as you learn the skills to fast track your journey into a leadership and management role. This course is perfect if you're working in travel and want to progress into a senior position, or simply if you want to take your first steps into this dynamic sector.

We know what travel executives are looking for when recruiting managers - using insights from our contacts at some of the world's best known travel organisations, including ABTA, easyJet and Virgin Holidays, we created this course to help you become a successful travel manager.

You will study all areas of the industry from tour operators to transport providers as you learn the foundations of leading and managing travel organisations. This course focuses on business acumen, financial management and strategic management skills. You will also explore the role of technology in the travel industry and the impact of social media on marketing, together with the hot topics that dominate travel today, including sustainable tourism and the growth of online booking.

You'll examine the demand areas of the industry as they continue to grow and learn what it takes to keep ahead in this vibrant and diverse field.

Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: 59% of our research submitted was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Full-time Distance Learning, Distance Learning
Duration
18 Months
Tourism & Hospitality

UK Planning Law & Practice | PG Cert

This is a course that adapts to your lifestyle - you will study via online learning, using learning materials provided by our University. You will gain a sound understanding of the procedures and methods of town and country planning in the UK, and to some extent Ireland - developing an appreciation of who does what, why and how.

Our course is suitable if you are in a related profession and wish to improve your knowledge as part of your continuing professional development or, if you are a planner - including Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) members - wishing to update your knowledge on core aspects of planning practice, either for your professional development or other reasons such as returning to work.

The award is supported by the RTPI and develops qualified practitioners, who are able to meet the current skills gap in the sector. It also allows European Union planning professionals from outside the UK to qualify for membership to RTPI and to practice in the UK.

To successfully complete the course you are required to pass all six coursework assignments in a maximum of three years.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Distance Learning
Duration
3 Years
Surveying & Planning

Urban Design | MA

This highly-regarded and well-established course covers a range of disciplines across the area of urban design, helping you develop your creativity and knowledge.

We welcome students from diverse backgrounds in design and environment subjects, including architecture, landscape architecture, planning and geography. If you have an interest in planning and design, this will enable you to explore your passion for collaborative working, challenging traditional professional boundaries.

We are actively involved with urban design initiatives in the region, giving you the opportunity to assist local communities and practitioners in live projects and competitions. You will study modules that integrate theory and practice, allowing you to gain hands-on experience whilst you explore the theories relevant to current and emerging workplace challenges. Our professional network will enrich your experience and assist you in finding a rewarding career in the UK or overseas. The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accredits this professional course.

You will be able to customise your learning to your own individual needs, interests and career aspirations, leaving the course with a design portfolio that demonstrates your personal skills and professional ability to analyse, plan and design urban environments.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University's results for the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit, which it entered for the first time, were impressive with 37% of its research being rated world leading or internationally excellent.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time
Duration
12, 24 Months
Architecture & Landscape Design

Web Applications Development | Advanced Professional Diploma in

We're passionate about web development - an industry which continues to boom. Our course will enable you to keep pace with this constantly changing sector, giving you the expertise to specialise in the design and development of online applications.

In recent years there has been a strong demand for software engineering skills in building websites, requiring a high standard of programming knowledge. We'll provide you with a thorough grounding in web development programming techniques.

You'll already have professional experience in web or software development, or you could be a graduate from one of our computing courses. We'll give you the ability to develop applications that can easily be displayed across different platforms.

You'll study e-marketing, security, e-commerce solutions, payment systems, web standards, web application architecture and web page design. We'll also improve your understanding of website development technologies and content management systems.



Research Excellence Framework 2014
Research Excellence Framework 2014: our University demonstrated strength in five emerging areas of research which it entered into the assessment for the first time, including computer science.

Attendance
Part-time, Full-time Short
Duration
1 Year
4 Months
Computing & Engineering

Youth Work & Community Development (JNC) | PG Dip

Our course will increase your professional opportunities in the rapidly changing area of youth and community work, and support you in becoming a force for change. It is professionally validated by the National Youth Agency on behalf of the Joint Negotiating Committee, meaning you will achieve a nationally recognised, professional qualification, and will enhance your existing skills as well as develop new ones that might be needed when working in community development or youth work.

You will participate in a rich and culturally diverse learning environment and undertake two challenging placements - one of which may be an international placement. You will grow your understanding of current management theory and practice, Government policy and competing welfare ideologies, as well as fundamental skills and values which underpin professional practice.

You'll have the chance to critically analyse and examine recent developments, to share experiences with colleagues from a range of related settings, and to further your own education and professional development. In addition, there is the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of practitioner research, which will benefit your future employment as well as preparing you for our MA Community & Youth Studies.

Attendance
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 Year
2 Years
Social Sciences & Psychology
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