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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