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Vocal Music

MMus

This programme is aimed at performers with a real interest in choral music. It is lead by the distinguished Royal Wedding composer Professor Paul Mealor, and is intended for composers, musicologists, performers and other associated music industry students and professionals.

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

Transnational Cultures

MLitt

Our world is international. People and ideas move around the globe and change as they go. This interdisciplinary programme explores how this process works, and studies how cultures blend and adapt across national boundaries. It is suitable for graduates from a wide range of disciplines in the arts and social sciences, and it draws on cultural, literary and linguistic studies as well as sociology, social anthropology, history and politics.

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

Teaching Qualification in Further Education

PgCert

The Teaching Qualification in Further Education (TQFE) is designed for in service lecturers in Scottish Colleges to help you review your own practise, extend your knowledge and enhance the learning experience in FE.

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

Subsea Engineering

MSc · ISS

A Subsea Engineering MSc that is completely connected to the UK's Subsea Industry. Aberdeen has a larger concentration of Subsea companies than anywhere else in the world, benefiting you, the student in many ways.

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

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

Subsea Engineering

MSc

A Subsea Engineering MSc that is completely connected to the UK's Subsea Industry. Aberdeen has a larger concentration of Subsea companies than anywhere else in the world, benefiting you, the student in many ways.

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

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

Stratified Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation

MSc

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

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

Strategic Studies and Energy Security

MSc

Do you worry about the energy industry being held to randsom by a hostile takeover, supply failure due to war? This programme utlises some of Aberdeen's best known subjects and industries, drawing on the energy industry knowledge locally and globally to offer advanced learning in Stategic Studies and Energy Security. You look at the end of fossil fuels, adapation, prices, risks and reliability.

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

Strategic Studies

MSc · PgDip · ISS

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

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

Special Care Dentistry

PgCert

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

[Please note that applications have now closed for entry in 2018. To be added to our waiting list or to apply for 2019 please email pgtadmteam@abdn.ac.uk]

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

Sonic Arts

MMus

If you love sound and the creation of it, the MMus Sonic Arts takes this concept into a fully-fledged discipline. Sound is much more than music. It is all around us in nature, acoustic effects, electronic noise, imitation and media. These can all be manipulated and crafted to engage with your audience. The MMus Sonic Arts at the University of Aberdeen develops your knowledge of sonic arts and sound technology, to build a strong portfolio towards your ideal career.

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

Soil Science

MSc · MRes

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

Sociology

MSc · ISS

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

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

Social Research

MRes · PgDip · PgCert · RPS

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

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Duration: 4 months, 9 months, 12 months, 21 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: Any Month 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Social and Educational Research

MSc

This programme is ideal for individuals from a wider sociological background, working in education, social services, development and other interdisciplinary settings. The programme provides grounding in applied knowledge and skills for undertaking independent research. It provides valuable preparation for a PhD, a research career or development institutions. Participants will be enabled to develop their empirical research projects, collect and analyse data, and share their research findings.

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Duration: 12 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: 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 months 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 · ISS

Safety remains one of the most important areas of focus for the global oil and gas industry. This programme delivers the safey engineers of the future.

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

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

Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas

MSc

Safety remains one of the most important areas of focus for the global oil and gas industry. This programme delivers the safey engineers of the future.

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

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

Safety and Reliability Engineering

MSc · ISS

The programme provides an integrated approach to safety and reliability issues across most of the traditional branches of engineering, and allows students to specialise in various aspects of technical safety, including human factors engineering.

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

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

Safety and Reliability Engineering

MSc

The programme provides an integrated approach to safety and reliability issues across most of the traditional branches of engineering, and allows students to specialise in various aspects of technical safety, including human factors engineering.

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

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

Rural Surveying and Rural Property Management

MLE · ISS

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 Institute 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 months or 27 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Reservoir Engineering

MSc

Fills a crucial skills gap in the global oil and gas industry by creating experienced and respected Reservoir Engineers.

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

Renewable Energy Engineering

MSc · ISS

Opening up a broader range of career opportunities in the renewable industry than other, more specific renewable related MSc degree programmes.

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

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

Renewable Energy Engineering

MSc

Opening up a broader range of career opportunities in the renewable industry than other, more specific renewable related MSc degree programmes.

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: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Religion and Society

MSc

The MSc Religion and Society offers you an opportunity to study the intricate connections between religion and society and advance sociological research and analysis.

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

Real Estate (International 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

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 months 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 months 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: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Project Management

MSc · ISS

Ideally suited to existing project professionals looking to up-skill or business managers looking to move in to project management roles.

The aims of the programme are to provide education and training at postgraduate level for students employed in a wide range of industrial sectors who are involved in project management, and to improve the work performance of the students by increasing their knowledge and understanding of the many topics that make up project management.

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Duration: 5 months or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Professional Legal Practice

PgDip

The DPLP is a practical transaction-based learning programme that aims to prepare suitably qualified graduates for legal practice in Scotland. Building on our stong links with the legal profession, we see the Diploma as the crucial bridge from your law degree to the world of practice. Look forward to working in a close collegiate learning environment, and develop lasting professional networks.

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

Process Safety

MSc

Delivering highly employable, process safety and broader chemical engineering professionals with a detailed understanding of operational safety, risk assessment and management.

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

Private International Law

LLM

Private International Law at Aberdeen enables students to explore the legal landscape through the acclaimed teaching and research at the University’s Law School. This programme offers a breadth of course options that cover many contemporary law issues.

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

Post-Conflict Justice and Peacebuilding

MSc

MSc Post-Conflict Justice and Peacebuilding looks at the underlying theories of justice and peace and the challenges of administering a variety of post-conflict processes. The programme explores topics such as criminal tribunals, reconciliation mechanisms, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration, reparations and institutions of economic recovery. Across all of these topics, the programme puts focus on current problems such as such as evaluation and local ownership.

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

Political Research

MRes

MRes Political Research provides advanced methods of data collection and analysis to suit wide ranging industries and research.

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Duration: 12 months 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.

All 2017 entrants are guaranteed employment with NHS Grampian upon successful completition of the course and National Exam.

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

Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance

MScEcon

MSc Petroleum Energy, Economics and Finance is highly regarded for being intellectually challenging and providing career-ready credentials to help increase your employer appeal 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 · ISS

MSc Petroleum Engineering is a key addition to our world-class suite of engineering programmes; bringing students closer to the energy industry.

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

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

Petroleum Engineering

MSc

MSc Petroleum Engineering is a key addition to our world-class suite of engineering programmes; bringing students closer to the energy 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 or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Petroleum Data Management

MSc

There is a growing skills demand from the sector for professional petroleum data managers, possessing expertise seen as critical to maximising economic recovery.

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Duration: 12 months 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 · PgDip · PgCert

Do you want to help people change the way they perceive themselves towards a healthier more fulfilling thought process of self worth and meaning? Develop your competency in Person Centred Counselling by growing your knowledge and skills in a range of counselling situations with this popular self development programme. Counselling is now a recognised area of mental health therapy in the UK with a growing range of career options.

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

People and The Environment

MSc

MSc People and Environment is an anthropology programme that explores human-environment relations and environmental issues.

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

Pastoral Care, Guidance & Pupil Support

MEd · PgDip · PgCert

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

Oil and Gas Structural Engineering

MSc · ISS

Developed jointly with industry to effectively transfer the knowledge and skills from senior experts in industry and the University to the next generation of structural engineers. Professional training for professional engineers.

Delivered part-time via online learning only.

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Duration: 5 months or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online 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 months 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

Blended learning – with summer school for professional skills .

As our LLM in Oil and Gas Law celebrates 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation

LLM

As our LLM in Oil and Gas Law celebrates 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation

LLM

Now in its 10th year, this programme is highly regarded in the international oil and gas legal community. The University of Aberdeen was involved from the start in researching many novel inceptions of policy and regulation as the oil and gas industry evolved globally. The University offers you an incredible depth of expertise from its learning and research in the European energy hub and an opportunity to be at the heart of regulation.

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

Oil and Gas Innovation

MSc

Co-ordinated by the University of Aberdeen, this innovation project-led degree programme will equip graduates with the skills and competencies to generate and commercialise innovations for the oil and gas industry.

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

Oil and Gas Enterprise Management

MSc

This is a degree programme offering a very distinctive insight in to the oil and gas industry. It is detailed, intense and covers all the crucial aspects of the industry from geology to engineering, business, law, and everything in between.

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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

Taking a much broader look at the engineering skills required by the industry, across both Upstream and Downstream areas of the industry. This is an Oil and Gas Engineering MSc programme delivered from the heart of Europe's 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

MSc · ISS

Taking a much broader look at the engineering skills required by the industry, across both Upstream and Downstream areas of the industry. This is an Oil and Gas Engineering MSc programme delivered to you online from the heart of Europe's oil and gas industry.

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

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

Oil and Gas Chemistry

MSc

A unique programme, tailored for training the next generation of professional chemists, with a unique focus on the oil and gas industry.

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

Offshore Structural Engineering

MSc

Developed jointly with engineers in the offshore industry, this programme effectively transfers the knowledge and skills from senior experts to the next generation of structural engineers. The programme delivers professional training for professional engineers working in the oil and gas and renewables sector offshore.

Delivered part-time via online learning only.

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

Offshore Engineering

MSc

This programme is aimed at practicing engineers and recent graduates seeking to work in the offshore engineering sector, in a wide variety of offshore roles.

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

Music

MMus

Develop your creative musical interests into a wide range of career options with world-class expertise and mentoring in performance, composition and musicology. If you love listening or playing music to an advanced standard, or if you have started to compose music and understand the creativity involved, this programme will enable you to set your sights high in the music and arts industries. It will also provide a solid foundation for teaching or getting involved in progression careers.

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

Museum Studies

MLitt

Scotland has over 350 museums - a veritable treasure trove of inspiration, home to some of the most coveted art and artifacts in the world and an important part of the country’s culture and economy.

The Aberdeen MLitt Museum Studies provides you with a rich combination of the academic study of museums and collections since the Renaissance with the practical experience of thinking about and working in museums today.

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

MSc Monitoring and Evaluation for Policy Impact

MSc · PgDip

The MSc in Monitoring & Evaluation for Policy Impact 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: 9 months, 12 months, 18 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

MSc International Finance (does not include CFA)

MSc

Are you a highly motivated graduate looking to succeed in the world of finance? Our MSc International Finance (does not include CFA) has a distinctive focus on international business and the financial world, providing highly numerate students with a broad knowledge and understanding of the changing role and nature of finance and investments, within the context of a global marketplace.

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Duration: 12 months 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 months 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

Middle East and North Africa

MSc

The MSc Middle East and North Africa programme will give students in depth knowledge of the contemporary politics, society and religion of the region and a critical understanding of its influence in global affairs.

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

Medical Research Skills

PgCert

Our Medical Research Skills postgraduate programme aims to provide research training relevant to clinical practice. It will develop your knowledge of clinical research methodology and its application in the real world.

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

Medical Imaging

MSc

Our MSc in Medical Imaging will improve your knowledge of how technology can help detect disease and the use of these technologies in the modern clinical environment.

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

MBA Finance

MBA

The MBA Finance at the University of Aberdeen Business School is designed for managers who are looking to take a strategic step forward in their career and are seeking a specific focus on finance. Our MBA Finance provides a distinctive path for developing new skills and will help students to develop a critical and detailed understanding of the role of finance management within organisations, to enable them to inspire and manage change within the dynamic world of business.

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

MBA Energy Management

MBA

The energy market is crucial to the global economy and is one of the most profitable industries there is. Create a competitive edge to advance your career in this high growth sector with our specialised, industry-focused MBA Energy Management.

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

MBA (Global)

MBA

The University of Aberdeen MBA (Global) is focused on the real needs of business and will provide you with an opportunity to develop your understanding of the key knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s challenging business world

The MBA (Global) offers the best of both worlds – study online, part-time, wherever you are or combine this with periods of study at the University or locally.

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

MBA (Aberdeen)

MBA

The most popular professional degree programme in the world, the MBA is a globally-recognised qualification designed to develop your leadership skills, underpinned by practical and theoretical knowledge. It offers you 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. Completing our MBA will make sure that you have the credentials required to compete against the best.

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

Masters in Education

MEd · PgDip · PgCert

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 Development (CLPD).

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

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

Marketing Management

MSc

Break into a marketing career by converting your undergraduate degree - from any discipline, any background - into a specialist Master's qualification and boost your appeal to potential employers.

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

Leadership, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

MSc · PgDip · PgCert

Our MSc addresses the social and environmental challenges facing businesses and how responsible leaders can create and embed responsible business practices across organisations. We aim to equip our students with the knowledge and insight to understand how ethical and responsible management can lead positive organisational and social change.

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Duration: 4 months, 8 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months 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 months, 24 months or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Law and Economics of Oil and Gas

MSc · PgDip · PgCert

Our unique Masters programme combines the disciplines of Economics and Law to equip students with the necessary economic and legal skills required for a successful career in the oil and gas industry or governmental organisations.

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Duration: 4 months, 9 months, 12 months, 18 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

Latin American Studies

MSc

The MSc Latin American Studies offers you the opportunity to study the politics, international relations, culture, development and society of the region.

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Duration: 12 months 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 months 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, the LLM in International Trade Law with Professional Skills programme at the University of Aberdeen equips the next generation of lawyers and civil servants with both the legal expertise and the practical skills to position themselves for employment in the burgeoning field of international trade negotiation.

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

International Trade Law

LLM

Economic globalisation and recent world events, including Brexit, have thrown a spotlight on the issues, challenges and complexities of international trade. We offer a specialist LLM programme in this area with career opportunities for skilled and ambitious lawyers with broad and transferable skills to continue to grow.

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Duration: 12 months 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 the 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 months 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: Any Month
Learning Mode: Distance 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: 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 months 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 world affairs interest you to the extent that you become interested in international debates and their affects on entire populations and industries which can disappear overnight? International Political Economcy prepares you to understand risk, finance, globalisation, power balance, and trade deals. You will study production the relationships with law, custom and government along with wealth distribution, preparing you for worlwide careers in foreign affairs and public and private sectors.

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

International Law 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: 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 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Full Time or Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: On Campus Learning

International Law

LLM

International Law at Aberdeen offers a range of courses covering both public and private international law. The programme enables students to undertake advanced legal research and writing while focusing on international treaties and case law.

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

International Commercial Law with Professional Skills

LLM

Are you interested in rules, treaties and legislation and the world of business transactions? Do you love negotiating, understanding contracts and how they are interpreted? International Commercial Law with Professional Skills at Aberdeen offers a comprehensive range of courses that carefully combine both the academic theory and the professional skills you need to operate successfully in the field of International Commercial Law.

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

International Commercial Law with Dissertation

LLM

If you are fascinated by contracts and agreements, or operations of the same company in different countries, you could be interested in studying International Commercial Law with Dissertation at Aberdeen. The programme enables students to study a number of diverse areas in commercial law, including protection of intellectual property associated with brands, products and trade, commercial arbitration and international aspects of energy law.

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

International Business Management (Delivered in London)

MSc

The University of Aberdeen Business School and the London School of Executive Education have developed a pathway for students who successfully complete the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, and will be eligible to join our MSc International Business Management programme with advanced standing.

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

International Business Management

MSc

If you want to travel and enjoy the nitty gritty of international trade, working with different cultures or business management from SME to corporate multi-national, this programme is for you.

For recent graduates and early stage professionals from any background to help boost a career in business and management in today’s globalized commercial world.

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

International Business and Finance

MSc

Advance your career and earning potential with our MSc in International Business and Finance. The world’s economy is becoming increasingly global and individuals who understand the International context of business and finance are in demand.

This degree is designed for graduates who don’t come from a financial background, but would like to enter into the lucrative world of financial management, making themselves more marketable with broad knowledge of the practice of global business and finance.

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

International Arbitration

PgDip

International Arbitration at Aberdeen provides legal professionals and recent graduates the opportunity to undertake further legal studies and develop the arbitration skills to pursue a career in the discipline. The programme provides in depth understanding of complex arbitration across industries, legal systems and contracts.

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

Intellectual Property Law with Professional Skills

LLM

This innovative degree, LLM in Intellectual Property Law with professional skills, blends delivery of advanced level teaching and researching in intellectual property with training in the practical and professional skills key to a successful career in intellectual property law.

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

Intellectual Property Law

LLM

Intellectual Property Law at Aberdeen offers students a gateway for understanding the laws relevant to generating and commercialising innovation, creativity and brands and of their impact on society.

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

Integrated Petroleum Geoscience

MSc

When you think Petroleum Geology, you think Aberdeen. This is the only programme of its kind, that is sitting directly at the heart of the UK oil and gas industry.

Running since 1973, the one-year MSc course in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience at the University of Aberdeen, is internationally regarded as one of the top vocational training pathways in the world and one of the most admired and industry relevant Petroleum Geology Masters programmes.

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

Information Technology

MSc · ISS

The MSc degree programme in Information Technology (IT) is a suitable programme for individuals with, or without a computing science background.

MSc Information Technology is also available to study full time on campus.

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

Information Technology

MSc

The MSc degree programme in Information Technology (IT) is a suitable programme for individuals with, or without a computing science background.

MSc Information Technology 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

Inclusive Practice

MEd · PgDip · PgCert

If you want to offer more support to your students and understand their unique needs as individuals to help them attain their best potential in life early on this programme is for you. You are guided by experienced professionals to utilise latest research helping students to engage with their learning potential. This is a programme is designed for teachers/lecturers working at pre-school, primary, secondary and FE stages, including those with a particular interest in additional support needs.

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

Immunology & Immunotherapy

MSc

Designed to develop your knowledge and experience of immunology and the cutting edge field of immunotherapy, the MSc in Immunology & Immunotherapy will foster the development of your practical and analytical research skills and enhance your employability and career prospects.

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

Human Rights and Criminal Justice

LLM

Human Rights and Criminal Justice at Aberdeen offers a fascinating programme that explores the underlying philosophies and policies of criminal procedures and investigates how human rights impact on criminal justice systems around the world.

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

Human Rights

LLM

The Human Rights LLM at Aberdeen provides students with an insightful knowledge of the subject within the context of international law and the realities of the political world.

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

Human Nutrition

MSc

Do you want to help prevent disease and improve the understanding of the relationship between diet and health? Our MSc in Human Nutrition will improve your knowledge of clinical, metabolic and molecular nutrition while also learning about the issues affecting public health.

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

Health Psychology

MSc

This MSc programme in Health Psychology, which is accredited by the British Psychological Society, offers you the opportunity to expand on and apply your knowledge and skills to help solve some of the big health issues facing society today.

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

Health Economics for Health Professionals

MSc · PgCert · PgDip

This online programme provides students with an understanding of the health economics principles and tools to analyse and address the challenges of limited resources faced by the health sector.

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Duration: 9 months, 18 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Globalization

MSc

Our MSc in Globalisation provides you with the tools for engaging in meaningful dialogues with important people from around the world.

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

Global Subsea Engineering

MSc

The MSc Global Subsea Engineering programme offers a unique opportunity for students to engage and learn in an internationally collaborative environment centred around two major oil and gas hubs: Aberdeen, Scotland and Perth, Western Australia.

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

Global Health and Management

MSc

Are you seeking postgraduate training that focuses on your employability, equips you with knowledge and skills to address complex and multidimensional global health issues, and enables you to make professional contributions towards positive health and social change?

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

Global Conflict and Peace Processes

MSc

The Global Conflict and Peace programme is of particular interest and use to students and practitioners who want to understand the dynamics underlying contemporary forms of intrastate conflict and the various processes required to generate sustainable peace in places that have undergone civil war and violent intercommunal conflict. For this reason, the programme is designed to make students engage with the key debates, policies and concepts connected to global conflict and peace processes.

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

Geophysics

MSc

Providing professional level Geophysics training and education to open up career opportunities across a number of industries and for future academic research.

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

Geographical Information Systems

MSc

Over 25 years of excellence in postgraduate teaching of remote sensing, GIS, visualisation, digital mapping and cartography.

This is a flexible programme which has been designed to suit the needs of all learners. The degree has both a September and January start date.

MSc Geographical Information Systems is also available to study full time on campus.

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

Geographical Information Systems

MSc

Over 25 years of excellence in postgraduate teaching of remote sensing, GIS, visualisation, digital mapping and cartography.

This is a flexible programme which has been designed to suit the needs of all learners. The degree has both a September and January start date.

MSc Geographical Information Systems is also available to study part time online.

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

Genetics

MSc

The MSc degree in Genetics will take you through a wide-ranging curriculum describing some of the latest advances in genetics.

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

General Law

LLM · ISS

This programme is aimed at those students who do not wish to select a specialist LLM but who wish to study law at an advanced level. Students are given the opportunity to select a range of course modules from across the LLM specialist degrees.

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

Gaelic Medium Education

PgCert

This 60-credit programme is run in partnership with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, and is fully-funded by the Scottish Government. It is delivered over an academic year via blended learning, with three face-to-face inputs, telephone tutorials and online support and delivery. Attendance at the face-to-face sessions is mandatory, and there is an ‘attendance’ requirement for telephone tutorials and on-line activity.

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

Foundations of Clinical Psychology

MSc

Our MSc in Foundations of Clinical Psychology prepares psychology graduates for the next step to pursuing a career in clinical psychology, clinical PhD/ research or other careers in healthcare, social care and charity sectors.

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

Financial Mathematics

MSc

This programme is based on a strong collaboration between our Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) and the Business School.

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

Finance and Real Estate (includes level 1 CFA examination)

MSc

Educating future leaders of the real estate profession, our Master's in Finance and Real Estate bridges the gap between undergraduate studies and the workforce. With two leading industry qualifications built-in, it is a valuable asset that demonstrates to the industry that you adhere to the highest standards in the world.

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

Finance and Real Estate (does not include CFA examination)

MSc

Educating future leaders of the real estate profession, our Master's in Finance and Real Estate bridges the gap between undergraduate studies and the workforce. With two leading industry qualifications built-in, it is a valuable asset that demonstrates to the industry that you adhere to the highest standards in the world.

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

Finance and Investment Management (includes level 1 CFA examination)

MScEcon

Finance and Investment Management is a major growth area. Finance graduates are in high demand worldwide and careers with a top finance qualification are diverse and often lucrative.

The combination of academic challenge and professional focus makes the prospect of studying our MSc Finance and Investment Management highly appealing for those that wish to advance their future career and earning potential.

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

Finance and Investment Management (does not include level 1 CFA examination)

MScEcon

Finance and Investment management is a major growth area. Finance graduates are in high demand worldwide and careers with a top finance qualification are diverse and often lucrative.

The combination of academic challenge and practical, professional focus makes the prospect of studying our MSc Finance and Investment Management - featuring built-in professional qualifications - highly appealing for those wanting to advance future career and earning potential.

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

Finance

MSc

Finance graduates are in high demand worldwide and careers with a top finance qualification are diverse and often lucrative. The combination of academic challenge and professional focus makes the prospect of studying our MSc in Finance highly appealing for those who wish to advance their future career and learning potential.

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

Film and Visual Culture

MLitt

Are you motivated by images or words? If you are more interested in the power of the image and its meaning, this programme is for you. Images, whether moving or still, play a central role in shaping the world around us and the lives we lead. The MLitt Film and Visual Culture develops critical skills and theoretical understanding of visual culture in its social and historical contexts, through discussion and analysis of film, photography and theoretical writing.

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

Executive MBA (Delivered in London)

MBA

The University of Aberdeen Business School's Executive MBA programme is delivered on campus in London and is designed for working professionals who are seeking advancement, with a preference for part-time study and have significant post-graduation/relevant work experience. Students will have a strong desire to develop and enhance a range of transferable skills which are highly appropriate to a high profile career in business.

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

Ethnology and Folklore

MLitt

MLitt Ethnology and Folklore is unique in the UK. It develops a broad understanding of Ethnology, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, and offers introduction to material culture, custom, belief, song, music, narrative, childlore, games, sports and pastimes. The programme has an emphasis on Scottish Culture.

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

Environmental Science

MSc · MRes

This multidisciplinary MSc programme aims to train you to recognise and understand the threats and conflicts in the environment today and appreciate the steps required to develop solutions. This programme is also available as an MRes option.

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

Environmental Pollution and Remediation

MSc

This degree will give you the skills to diagnose and mitigate environmental pollution issues. You will gain skills in developing risk assessments, undertaking chemical analysis and applied remediation technology.

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

Environmental Partnership Management

MSc

Developing the future generation of eco-entrepreneurs who have the passion and skills to lead environmental partnerships and projects of the future.

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

Environmental Management

MSc

This interdisciplinary programme promotes an understanding of key environmental issues within sustainability and environmental management. This degree will give you the knowledge and understanding of current environmental issues at the local, regional and global context and how to critically appraise them.

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

Environmental and Forest Management

MSc

Interested in a career in forest or general environmental management, policy and/or research? Our MSc in Environmental and Forest Management is a professionally recognised qualification for careers in the forest and/or environmental sector.

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

Environmental and Ecological Sciences

MSc

This programme will bridge the interface between two important disciplines: Environmental Science and Ecology. It aims to help you develop the knowledge and practical skills required to tackle important environmental issues by applying appropriate ecological theory.

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

English Literary Studies

MLitt · ISS

Literature in English is written and read all around the world. The MLitt English Literary Studies is an advanced programme which explores the theory and criticism of a range of literary periods and national literatures. This flexible programme offers a choice of modules and training in research skills.

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

Energy Politics and Law

MSc

MSc Energy Politics and Law provides you with the skills to analyse the relationship between energy needs, politics, law and economics.

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

Energy Law with Professional Skills

LLM

Underlining your commitment to energy Law, this specialised programme is located in Europe's largest energy hub and designed with built-in professional qualifications that help you develop in-demand skills and expertise to gain a competitive advantage.

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

Energy Law with Dissertation

LLM

Led by renowned academics operating at the heart of Energy Law globally, this is a master's without equivalence in an increasingly topical area.

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

Energy and Environmental Law with Professional Skills

LLM

In a master's unlike any other, examine both energy and environmental law - a pairing that reflects the significant overlap in these related topics - at Aberdeen, the leading institution in energy law among the UK's top Law Schools.

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

Energy and Environmental Law with Dissertation

LLM

Study energy and environmental law to an advanced level at Aberdeen, the leading institution in energy law among the UK's top Law Schools.

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

Ecology and Conservation

MSc

This programme is designed to equip you with a range of contemporary ecological and transferable skills that will provide an invaluable basis for your career.

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

Early Years

MEd · PgDip · PgCert

The programme aims to provide a response to the continuing professional development needs of fully qualified educationalists wishing to advance their skills and knowledge, enhance their professional practice, and extend their capacity to lead and shape change in a range of educational settings through part-time study by e-learning.

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

Drug Discovery and Development

MSc

Develop your knowledge and understanding of how drugs and medicines are made and used safely with this MSc programme delivered by Scotland's leading pharmacology researchers and bio-entrepreneurs.

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

Drug Discovery

MRes

The MRes in Drug Discovery aims to develop your research skills and provide you with knowledge of the drug discovery process from both a scientific and commercial (bio-business) view.

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

DLITE PGDE Secondary

PGDE

The PGDE DLITE (Secondary) is a part-time, distance learning, 24 month programme of study (120 credits), which which includes 18 weeks of placement experience in Secondary Schools.

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

DLITE PGDE Primary

PGDE

Accredited by the General teaching of 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: 18 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: August
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Divinity

MTh

The MTh in Divinity is a new programme offered by the school which allows students to choose which courses to take and exit with one of the following: MTh Biblical Studies, MTh Church History, MTh Systematic Theology, or MTh Theological Ethics.

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

Dispute Resolution

LLM · PgCert

Unlike many other programmes on dispute resolution, this programme does not seek to combine a substantive subject with dispute processes; it focusses only on those methods best placed to resolve disputes. It is dedicated to dispute resolution methodology. The non-court dispute resolution industry is vibrant and growing as organisations and individuals seek to resolve their disputes outside the often adversarial, public, slow and expensive litigation process.

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Duration: 12 months or 28 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Digital Marketing Leadership

MSc · PgDip · PgCert

Start Dates: January, June and September

The online MSc in Digital Marketing Leadership is designed to meet the rapidly increasing role of Digital Marketing within the strategic, operational and marketing functions of organisations worldwide.

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Duration: 9 months, 18 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January, June or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Decommissioning

MSc · ISS

The world's first and only Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs, platforms and offshore structures.


MSc Decommissioning is also available to study full time on campus.

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

Decommissioning

MSc

The world's first and only Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs, platforms and offshore structures.

The degree will focus on the key aspects associated with decommissioning such as engineering, project management, business, law and health, and safety and environment.

MSc Decommissioning is also available to study part time online.

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

Cultural and Creative Communication

MSc

Cultural and creative industries form a central element of the Scottish economy and play a key role in shaping the society in which we live.

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

Criminal Justice and Human Rights

LLM

Criminal Justice and Human Rights at Aberdeen combines the key specialist topics of criminal justice with some of today’s most powerful human rights issues.

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

Criminal Justice

LLM

Criminal Justice at Aberdeen will help you gain a greater understanding of the philosophies and policies underlying criminal procedures, human rights and the various criminal justice systems.

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

Creative Writing

MLitt

MLitt Creative Writing allows you to develop your creativity and literary skills in a constructive environment which guides you towards publication of your own work.

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

Comparative European Societies

MSc

MSc Comparative European Societies considers how European society has been shaped and changed by migration, social policy, citizenship, work and family.

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

Community Learning and Development

PgDip · MEd

The programme is suitable for professionals who wish to practice at the cutting edge of their profession.

It will interest those working in youth work, adult learning, community arts and community development from a wide range of backgrounds including community education, housing, planning, social work and other community linked professions.

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Duration: 18 months or 36 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January
Learning Mode: Blended Learning

Clinical Pharmacology

MSc

Do you want to promote the safer use of medicines in man? Our Clinical Pharmacology MSc aims to develop your research skills, your knowledge of clinical drugs and their use in the real world.

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

Clinical Nutrition

MSc · PgDip · PgCert

Do you want to help prevent disease and improve the understanding of the relationship between diet and health? This MSc focuses on the problems of over and under nutrition, which apply to most developed nations as well as those undergoing rapid transformation.

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Duration: 8 months, 16 months or 24 months
Study Mode: Part Time
Start Month: January or September
Learning Mode: Online Learning

Clinical Education

MSc

The MSc in Clinical Education programme is designed to develop knowledge, skills and professional values in teaching and learning associated with clinical education.

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

Business Research

MRes

Business Research allows you to explore the subject over a range of disciplines at postgraduate level, giving you wide ranging skills, knowledge and applications. You may look at financial data such as sales reports, competitor analysis, or qualitative surveying of customers, products, industry data and third party data. You will be in demand across all sectors to quantify and qualify decision making at top level.

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Key Facts

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

Business Law and Sustainable Development with Dissertation

LLM

This LLM programme seeks to equip students with the necessary education to lead as lawyers , barristers and civil servants to build commercial structures and enterprises to enable sustainable development, as envisaged by the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2015), the EU Sustainable Development Strategy (2001), and the US’s NEPA (1970). It provides an education combining Business Law with acumen in Sustainable Development, Ecological Protection, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

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

Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Bio-business

MSc

A unique opportunity to gain an understanding of the commercialisation of scientific ideas, the setting up of a bio-business and the research skills that are needed to accompany this knowledge.

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

Autism & Learning

MEd · PgDip · PgCert

This programme is designed for parents, teachers, therapists, care workers and other practitioners involved in supporting individuals on the autism spectrum.

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

Artificial Intelligence

MSc

Artificial Intelligence (AI) forms part of many digital systems. No longer is AI seen as a special feature within software, but as an important development expected in modern systems. From word-processing applications to gaming, and from robots to the Internet of Things, AI tends to be responsible for controlling the underlying behaviour of systems. Such trends are forecast to grow further.

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

Art and Business

MLitt

MLitt Art and Business prepares you for a dynamic career in the commercial world of art and heritage.

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Key Facts

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

Archaeology of the North

MSc · ISS

The only degree of its kind in the world, reflecting the unique research focus of the Department of Archaeology at Aberdeen.

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

Archaeology

MSc

A general MSc programme with significant opportunity to pursue specific subjects.

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Key Facts

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

Applied Marine and Fisheries Ecology

MSc

Do you want to help find new solutions to manage our marine natural resources?

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

Analytical Chemistry

MSc

A Royal Society of Chemistry accredited degree programme designed to enhance the skills of Chemistry graduates, focusing on environmental and life sciences.

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

Advanced Mechanical Engineering

MSc

This programme emphasises the application of computational techniques and packages to solve complex engineering problems. It offers students a broad range of advanced subjects across the mechanical engineering disciplines in order to work in various industrial sectors.

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Key Facts

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

Accounting and Finance

MScEcon

Status and earning potential are just two of the benefits of being an accountant. An accounting qualification can open doors worldwide in any industry.

This specialised 'conversion' progamme is designed specifically to enhance employment prospects. It assumes little or no business knowledge at undergraduate level and helps graduates from any discipline break into this highly skilled profession, gaining the key business skills to advance a career in the finance sector in a single year.

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Key Facts

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