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Transport and Intelligent Mobility

MSc

Combines the planning, policy making and modelling that goes into running an effective transport network with the exciting new technologies and data capabilities that will change the way we travel.

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Duration: 0 or 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Translation Studies

MSc

If you have a flair and ear for languages, you may want to study and put your skills to good use in new situations and settings. With demand growing for qualified graduates, a Translation Studies MSc can open doors to a range of exciting international and national careers as well as self-employment options globally.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Translating and Interpreting Studies

MSc

We live and work in a world that is linguistically and culturally diverse meaning there is a demand for strong linguists with a combination of interpreting and translating skills to support the growing complexity of international communication. Master a set of marketable skills to a professional standard with this flexible programme which offers to develop your understanding and application of translation and interpreting theories and techniques as well as equips you with expertise in conference and public service interpreting.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Theology and Disability

PgDip

What does it mean to be human? Thinking theologically from a disability perspective.

The Theology and Disability programme studies the reality of what some call ‘disability’ in contemporary cultural contexts. It explores the underlying reasons for stigmatisation and oppression. The programme offers theological ways of seeing ‘disability’ as transformative for understanding what it means to be human and the nature of the good life. Situated in the Department of Divinity and Religious Studies, the programme approaches the questions and issues studied theologically, whilst drawing on interdisciplinary perspectives.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

MSc

There is nothing more rewarding than teaching English as a foreign language. English is one of the main business and cultural languages worldwide, and speaking it is essential to a variety of people in countries around the world. The MSc TESOL opens the door to an exciting future in English language teaching by instilling the methods you will need to teach students with ease.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Teaching Qualification in Further Education

PgCert

The Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE) is the in-service teaching qualification for lecturers in Scotland's Colleges and those in other further education and training settings.

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Duration: 9 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Subsea Engineering

MSc

The MSc Subsea Engineering is widely regarded as one of the best programmes of its kind in the UK. The programme is designed to prepare highly trained engineers for industry, by focusing on the fundamental skills and technical knowledge that are in demand by the subsea sector today.

MSc Subsea Engineering is also available to study part time online.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Subsea Engineering

ISS · MSc

The MSc Subsea Engineering is widely regarded as one of the best programmes of its kind in the UK. The programme is designed to prepare highly trained engineers for industry, by focusing on the fundamental skills and technical knowledge that are in demand by the subsea sector today.

MSc Subsea Engineering is also available to study full time on campus.

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Duration: 5, 27 or 30 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Studies in Mindfulness

MSc

This programme's aim is to develop a stable mindfulness practice, to study and research its application in a selected professional context and learn to teach mindfulness. This is done through a combination of experiential training, online forums and regular one to one practice reviews with an experienced mindfulness teacher. The unique focus of this course is a compassionate approach to mindfulness practice that is the basis for deepening insight, which then enriches one’s life and work.

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Duration: 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Strategic Studies and Management

MSc

Our MSc in Strategic Studies and Management provides a mix of in-depth business understanding combined with a strategic approach to understanding global threats, risk and growth.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Strategic Studies and International Law

MSc

Our MSc Strategic Studies and International Law provides you with the opportunity to explore the interaction between strategy and international law wherever it occurs.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Strategic Studies and Energy Security

MSc

This programme draws in the University of Aberdeen’s expertise in international security and the energy sector to deliver detailed understanding of global energy security, in the context of how different countries and regions operate today.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Strategic Studies

ISS · MSc · PgDip

MSc Strategic Studies provides you with advanced understanding of the use of force in conflict.

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Duration: 9, 12, 21 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Special Care Dentistry

MSc

The MSc in Special Care Dentistry provides Dentists with the theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise to care for people with special care dental needs.

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Duration: 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Soil Science

MRes · MSc

With one of the most established soil science centres in Europe, Aberdeen is proud to maintain this MSc programme that teaches characterisation and basic properties of soils, combined with state-of-the-art techniques. This programme is also available as an MRes option.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Sociology

MSc

MSc Sociology provides you with theoretical and methodological concepts in sociology to think critically about issues affecting society.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Social Science

MRes

MRes in Social Science offers you the opportunity to develop advanced social science research skills.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Social Anthropology

MRes

Social Anthropology allows you to study human societies and carry out research with cultural and critical awareness.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Sex, Gender, Violence

MSc

This program investigates how gendered violence arises, is quelled, and our response to it, during and in the aftermath of violent conflict. Using the theories and practices of sex/gender and post-war recovery, the course brings into focus the nuances of development, reconciliation and the psychological implications of sustained exposure to violence.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Secondary Education

PGDE

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) is a one year (36 weeks) full-time course of professional training accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

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Duration: 10 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: August
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Scottish Heritage

MLitt

The distance learning taught masters in Scottish Heritage explores the rich history, art, architecture, and photography of Scotland through an interactive programme, which is designed with maximum flexibility in order to address the needs of students in a variety of locations and situations.

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Duration: 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Scandinavian Studies (Viking and Medieval Studies)

MLitt

Our MLitt in Scandinavian Studies is a specialist, interdisciplinary programme investigating the history, language, literature, religion, culture and society of Viking and Medieval Scandinavia.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas

MSc

The ongoing developments in safety and reliability remains a primary focus for the oil and gas industry. Greater effort is now being put into assessing the safety and reliability of complex engineering systems, and of ensuring that existing facilities can continue to be operated safely and economically.

MSc Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas is also available to study part time online.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas

ISS · MSc

The ongoing developments in safety and reliability remains a primary focus for the oil and gas industry. Greater effort is now being put into assessing the safety and reliability of complex engineering systems, and of ensuring that existing facilities can continue to be operated safely and economically.

MSc Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas is also available to study full time on campus.

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Duration: 5 or 27 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Safety and Reliability Engineering

MSc

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen is a world-class centre for research and teaching in safety and reliability engineering. One of the objectives of the School is to continually develop and deliver world-class teaching and research in safety and reliability engineering aimed at educating the safety engineers of the future.

MSc Safety and Reliability Engineering is also available to study part time online.

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Duration: 0 or 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Safety and Reliability Engineering

ISS · MSc

The School of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen is a world-class centre for research and teaching in safety and reliability engineering. One of the objectives of the School is to continually develop and deliver world-class teaching and research in safety and reliability engineering aimed at educating the safety engineers of the future.

MSc Safety and Reliability Engineering is also available to study full time on campus.

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Duration: 5 or 27 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Rural Surveying & Rural Property Management

MLE

Land Economy (Rural Surveying/Rural Property Management) is concerned with the management of land and its resources, rural businesses and their associated activities and interests.

This is the only masters programme of its kind in Scotland, accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and allows graduates to proceed to the Assessment of Professional Competence and full professional membership of the RICS.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Research Methods For Health

PgCert

Improve your skills in healthcare research through this flexible online learning programme.

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Duration: 9 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Reproductive and Developmental Biology

MSc

A Masters degree delivered by a dedicated and active research team of developmental and reproductive biologists and clinicians, allowing a truly research-led teaching experience for students.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Renewable Energy Engineering

MSc

The demand for renewable energy engineers is expected to continue to grow as governments and companies look to diversify from hydrocarbons and reduce emissions. This programme teaches the advanced skills needed to design, build and optimise renewable energy infrastructure of the future.

MSc Renewable Energy Engineering is also available to study part time online.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Renewable Energy Engineering

ISS · MSc

The demand for renewable energy engineers is expected to continue to grow as governments and companies look to diversify from hydrocarbons and reduce emissions. This programme teaches the advanced skills needed to design, build and optimise renewable energy infrastructure of the future.

MSc Renewable Energy Engineering is also available to study full time on campus.

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Duration: 5 or 27 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Real Estate (International Option)

MSc

The MSc Real Estate (International Option) benefits from strong links with the economics, finance and management disciplines, and offers a particular focus and strength on commercial property valuation and investment and the study of international real estate markets.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Real Estate (Commercial Option)

MSc

A vocational Masters, open to students from any background, any discipline who wish to kick start a career in the chartered surveying profession - valuation, property investment, development. Fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for worldwide recognition.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Public International Law

LLM

The programme provides students with a thorough knowledge of public international law while also discussing recent trends and current developments in this area of law. It is designed for candidates who seek the qualification of a general public international lawyer, but with a range of special interests (as in international human rights law, in world trade or in international environmental protection).

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Psychology

MRes

This MRes degree programme provides you with comprehensive training in the skills required for psychological research. You will attend lectures and participate in hands-on workshops, and complete a research project supervised one-on-one by an academic member of staff.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Psychological Studies

MSc

The Psychological Studies MSc programme is designed to introduce graduates from other disciplines to the study of psychology, as a first step to pursuing a career in this area.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Project Management

ISS · MSc

Empowering managers to deliver the financial and operational success of projects across all industries, through a solid grounding in the principles and practice of project management.

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Duration: 5 or 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Professional Communication

MSc

Our MSc in Professional Communication at the University of Aberdeen provides in depth communications skills and knowledge across business, law, health care, politics, media and energy industries. You will learn to communicate effectively and pragmatically in situations reliant on understanding of human behaviour, relationships, tactics, and politics to uncover powerful solutions to challenges in communication and interpretation.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Process Safety

MSc

This programme examines the primary technologies and operations involved in upstream oil and gas processing, with a particular focus on operational safety, risk assessment and risk management.

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Duration: 12, 24 or 27 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning or Online Learning

Primary Education

PGDE

Accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland, this professional qualifying programme provides Initial Teacher Education to meet the latest demands of contemporary primary and nursery schools.

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Duration: 10 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: August
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation

MSc

Scotland has a long tradition of excellence in clinical research and significant recent investment in the new science of Precision Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation makes it the ideal place to acquire the skills required for a successful career in 21st century biomedicine.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in Mediation

PgCert

Equip yourself with the tools to effectively manage disputes through mediation with our flexible online postgraduate certificate.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Postgraduate Certificate in International Arbitration

PgCert

Gain a internationally recognised and accredited qualification in arbitration, a common alternative method of dispute resolution. Study at your own pace without interrupting your career with our innovative online Postgraduate Certificate course.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Policy Evaluation

MSc

The MSc in Policy Evaluation will provide students with the skills necessary to contribute to evidence-based policy across a range of exciting and dynamic fields.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Physician Associate Studies

MSc

Taught in a thriving medical school, our MSc in Physician Associate Studies delivers a modern and dynamic curriculum which ensures that you are equipped with the skills, attitudes and knowledge required to become a valued and key member of the clinical team.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Philosophy and Society

MLitt

This programme will be available in 2021-22

The MLitt in Philosophy and Society is an interdisciplinary programme that enables students to explore the connections between philosophical thinking and real-world social problems and questions.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance

MScEcon

The MSc Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance is a course highly regarded for being both intellectually challenging and for providing the career-ready credentials that are essential to increase your appeal with employers within an energy economics context.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Petroleum Engineering

MSc

The MSc Petroleum Engineering programme is designed with industry support and also includes the study of petroleum geology to produce world-class petroleum engineers, who are fully prepared to take up roles in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Available as a September or January start.

MSc Petroleum Engineering is also available to study part time online.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Petroleum Engineering

ISS · MSc

The MSc Petroleum Engineering programme is designed with industry support and also includes the study of petroleum geology to produce world-class petroleum engineers, who are fully prepared to take up roles in the upstream oil and gas industry.

MSc Petroleum Engineering is also available to study full time on campus.

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Duration: 5, 27 or 30 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Petroleum Data Management

MSc

The MSc Petroleum Data Management has been designed in partnership with industry to meet the growing demand within the oil industry for professional petroleum data managers, possessing expertise seen as critical to maximising economic recovery.

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Duration: 12 or 27 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning or Online Learning

Person-Centred Counselling

MSc · PgCert · PgDip

Our Person-Centred Counselling Diploma is the starting point for a career providing life-changing therapy. This programme is grounded in Carl Rogers’ theory of human potential, and training in this approach opens you to the self-knowledge needed to offer clients the deep connectedness at the heart of the therapeutic relationship.

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Duration: 12, 24 or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Performance Studies

MLitt

This programme will be available in 2021-22

Performance is a part of our everyday lives, and its role in the history of the visual arts and music is unique.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Peace and Conflict Studies

MSc

MSc Peace and Conflict Studies is designed for students wishing to develop an advanced knowledge of the intellectual terrain of conflict resolution and post-conflict peacebuilding

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Pastoral Care, Guidance & Pupil Support

MEd · PgCert · PgDip

This online programme aims to develop knowledge and skills in the field of support and pastoral care. All participants are expected to have some practical experience to offer and have the opportunity to be involved in aspects of supporting young people in their educational workplace setting or other appropriate agency.

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Duration: 12, 24 or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Osteoarchaeology

MSc

This programme uses the unique archaeological collections of the University of Aberdeen, combined with state-of-the-art bioarchaeological approaches and techniques, to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills to analyse human skeletons from archaeological contexts.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills

LLM

If you want to study oil and gas law at the heart of the energy industry and its regulation our programme offers you insight and research since inception of the industry in Aberdeen from our excellent School of Law. Our highly-regarded Master's forms a strong base for development and acceleration of careers in oil and gas Law throughout the world and we have access to regulators in the city to help you learn.

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Duration: 12, 24 or 36 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Oil and Gas Law with Professional Skills

LLM

Our LLM in Oil and Gas Law has produced outstanding energy lawyers for over ten years and has a unique positioning in Aberdeen - the ‘Oil Capital of Europe’. As we adapt to new requirements, we have introduced this new, flexible option to talented students seeking the convenience of studying online, which fits with employment or personal commitments. This is a blended learning programme that includes summer school for professional skills.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation

LLM

This programme is highly regarded in the international oil and gas legal community, and as such has been a popular course taught at the University of Aberdeen for over 10 years. The University offers you an incredible depth of expertise from its learning and research in the European energy hub and enables you to be at the heart of regulation.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation

LLM

As our LLM in Oil and Gas Law celebrates over ten years of producing outstanding energy lawyers we offer a new flexible option to talented students seeking the convenience of studying online to fit with employment or personal commitments.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Oil and Gas Enterprise Management

MSc

The MSc Oil and Gas Enterprise Management provides the essential commercial, legal and scientific skills needed to progress to senior management level positions in the international hydrocarbons industry.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Oil and Gas Engineering

MSc

Delivered from the centre of the Energy Capital of Europe, this programme provides students with a theoretical and practical grounding in the key technologies to pursue careers in the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry.

MSc Oil and Gas Engineering is also available to study part time online.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Oil and Gas Engineering

ISS · MSc

Delivered from the centre of the Energy Capital of Europe, this programme provides students with a theoretical and practical grounding in the key technologies to pursue careers in the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry.

MSc Oil and Gas Engineering is also available to study full time on campus.

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Duration: 5, 27 or 30 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Offshore Engineering

MSc

Aimed at both practising engineers and recent graduates, this programme is designed to equip students with the skills needed to work in a wide variety of roles in the offshore engineering sector, including oil and gas and renewables.

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Duration: 12 or 27 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning or Online Learning

Natural Resources Law

LLM

Our innovative Masters programme allows students the opportunity to develop the relevant skills and knowledge in managing natural energy resources for future generations. This programme will equip students with the knowledge, and skills, to develop sound governance regimes within areas that raise the most fundamental issues for humanity.

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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Music

MMus

The MMus in Music capitalises on research strength within the department of music and is intended for composers (vocal, instrumental, or electronic), performers, sonic artists, musicologists, music education and community music practitioners with a specific interest in an area of musical study. Our MMus students can design their study by selecting one or two study concentrations from six paths: Composition, Community Music, Musicology, Music Education, Performance, and Sonic Arts. A wide range of our programmes allow the students to shape their chosen study path.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Museum Studies

MLitt

The one-year Museum Studies master's programme draws on the University’s extensive museum collections to enable you to explore critical approaches to museum theory while also studying the application of museum practice and research at first hand.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

MSc International Human Resource Management

MSc

Available from September 2020

This programme will provide you with an exceptional understanding of international human resource management – both its operations and its economic, political and social context. It will deliver a learning experience designed to give you the confidence and the skills to add value to employers immediately upon graduating.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Molecular Medicine

MSc

This programme aims to provide students with knowledge of molecular medicine and, uniquely, allows students to create their own curriculum from offered molecular medicine courses.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Modern History

MLitt

Study modern history in one of Scotland’s ancient universities, the fifth oldest in the English-speaking world. The University of Aberdeen MLitt in Modern History offers a combination of cutting-edge research, world-leading faculty, and a tradition of historical study dating back more than 500 years. The Aberdeen MLitt in Modern History is aimed equally at future researchers, teachers, decision makers and those with a love for history.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Ministry Studies (Malawi)

MTh

The University of Aberdeen has trained Christian ministers since it was founded in 1495 by Bishop William Elphinstone who devoted learning to ‘the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’ The new flexible Master of Theology in Ministry Studies programme has been designed to enable church leaders to reflect deeply upon the theology and practice of Christian ministry in today’s world.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Distance Learning

Ministry Studies (Aberdeen)

MTh

The University of Aberdeen has trained Christian ministers since it was founded in 1495 by Bishop William Elphinstone who devoted learning to ‘the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’ The new flexible Master of Theology in Ministry Studies programme has been designed to enable church leaders to reflect deeply upon the theology and practice of Christian ministry in today’s world.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Mindfulness Professional Recognition

ISS

This programme offers the opportunity to gain a GTCS recognised qualification in Mindfulness through practice, reflection and greater understanding of the impact of mindfulness in the classroom.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Microbiology

MSc

Designed to develop both your research and practical skills, our MSc in Microbiology will enhance your academic knowledge of the latest advances in microbiology and improve your employability and career prospects.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

MLitt

With its unique history and resources reaching back to the times of the university's founder Bishop William Elphinstone (1431-1514), the university offers the MLitt in Medieval and Early Modern Studies as an interdisciplinary degree to students interested in Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Europe.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Medical Sciences

MRes

Providing you with a leading-edge experience of medical sciences research through delivery of a research-led, in-lab, project-centred MRes, with an extended laboratory research project supervised by leading molecular bioscience researchers.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Medical Physics

MSc

Our MSc in Medical Physics will improve your knowledge of how technology can help diagnose disease, while you learn about all the major aspects of physics as applied in the modern clinical/health environment.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Medical Imaging

MSc

Our MSc in Medical Imaging will give you a deep understanding of how technology can help detect and study disease.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

MBA Finance

MBA

The MBA Finance is designed for managers who are looking to take a strategic step forward in their career and are seeking a specific focus on finance. It offers the opportunity to formally recognise your business expertise and take you to an exceptional level in terms of career progression, earnings potential and job satisfaction.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

MBA Energy Management

MBA

Advance your career in this high-growth, profitable global sector with our specialised, industry-focused course. Whether you’re already in the energy sector or you have the transferable skills to move into it, this course will give you a competitive advantage.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

MBA (Global)

MBA

The MBA (Global) is designed to help you to change the way the world does business. Delivered online, it challenges you to explore forward-thinking and disruptive approaches to business alongside your international peers – gaining skills in leadership, innovation, change management, strategy development, sales and marketing.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January, July or October
Learning Mode: Online Learning

MBA

MBA

The MBA is our on campus MBA programme. It is focused on the real needs of business and is designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop your understanding of the knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s evermore challenging business world.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Masters in Education

MEd · PgCert · PgDip

This is a flexible route to a Master’s qualification which is designed in a way which allows all professionals to construct a programme of study aligned to their own specific interests and responsibilities. For participants in schools the courses are aligned with the Standard for Career Long Professional Learning (SCLPL).

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Duration: 12, 24 or 48 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Master of Public Health Online

MPH

Our fully online Master of Public Health (MPH) provides a flexible programme that can be individually tailored to meet your needs across a wide range of core and elective courses to support the professional development of a broad range of public health related careers and/or the pursuit of a postgraduate academic career.

MPH is also available to study full-time on campus.

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Duration: 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Master of Public Health

MPH

Our Master of Public Health (MPH) provides a flexible programme that students can tailor to meet their own needs across a broad range of professional accreditation standards in public health and/or to pursue an academic career.

MPH is also available to study part-time online.

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Duration: 12, 24 or 36 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Marketing Management

MSc

Convert your undergraduate degree into a specialist Master's qualification and boost your appeal to potential employers. Our programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and will equip you with all the skills required for a successful marketing career.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Marine Conservation

MSc

Giving you the knowledge and skills to make a difference in marine conservation.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Literatures, Environments and Places

MLitt

This programme will be available in 2021-22

Explore literature’s relationship with place and environment at an ancient university, home to a collection of literary treasures spanning over 500 years. Delivered by experts in English literary studies, the programme provides you with practical and theoretical knowledge drawn from a wide range of critical and interdisciplinary perspectives. Through core and optional courses, we will address the ways literature reacts to and depicts environmental and ecological crises, the intersections between heritage, memory, literature, and location, and questions of cosmopolitanism, travel, and home across diverse time periods and genres.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Leadership in Professional Contexts

MSc · PgCert · PgDip

The programme is designed to provide opportunities for aspiring and existing leaders to explore and expand understanding of leadership as it relates to a number of organisational settings.

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Duration: 12, 24 or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Law and Economics of Oil and Gas

LLM · MSc

This unique and widely recognised Masters programme combines the core disciplines of Economics and Law to equip you with the essential skills required to pursue a successful career either in the global oil and gas industry or in related governmental organisations.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Trade Law and Treaty Negotiation with Professional Skills

LLM

The first of its kind, this exciting programme from our highly-rated School of Law equips the next generation of lawyers and civil servants with a unique combination of specialist legal expertise and the practical skills for a sparkling career in the fast-growing and highly competitive field of international trade.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

International Trade Law and Treaty Negotiation with Professional Skills

LLM

The first of its kind, this exciting programme from our highly-rated School of Law equips the next generation of lawyers and civil servants with a unique combination of specialist legal expertise and the practical negotiation skills for a sparkling career in the fast-growing and highly competitive field of international trade.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Trade Law

LLM

International trade law is an exciting and highly competitive field of law. At Aberdeen we’ve combined the teaching and research strength of our long-established law school and the calibre of our first-class teaching team with our growing international profile and activity to create options for this new LLM.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Trade Law

LLM

International trade law is an exciting and highly competitive field of law. This degree option has the added convenience of being designed as a flexible, online distance learning programme guided by our highly-experienced team of lawyers at our prestigious School of Law at a university highly rated for international outlook.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

International Security

MSc

This programme provides an opportunity to study, in depth, a selected theoretical or operational issue which is challenging the international security regime of the modern world.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: Any Month
Learning Mode: Distance Learning

International Relations and Management

MSc

The MSc in International Relations and Management combines the study of how current international political and economic issues impact on how governments, businesses and other organisations operate globally.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Relations and International Law

MSc

MSc International Relations and International Law offers you an interdisciplinary perspective on global governance.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Relations

MSc

The MSc in International Relations offers you the opportunity to study international order/disorder in relation to the interaction among states; transnational institutions; non-governmental organisations; multinational corporations; popular culture and everyday life.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Political Economy

MSc

Do you want to understand the sources of stability and change in the global economic order? International Political Economy prepares you to understand the structures, hierarchies, and power dynamics that regulate finance and trade, drive globalisation and economic nationalisms, and impact the distribution of wealth and poverty across and within states, regions, and the world. You will study production the relationships with law, custom and government along with wealth distribution, preparing you for worldwide careers in development, foreign affairs and public and private sectors.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Law, Security and Strategic Studies

LLM

International Law and Strategic Studies at Aberdeen explores how the legal disciplines impact the prevention, control and conduct of conflicts in the modern word.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Law and International Relations

LLM

International Law and International Relations at Aberdeen provides an advanced understanding of both disciplines and how their interaction impacts upon international politics.

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Duration: 12 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning