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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full 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

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

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

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

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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Duration: 12 months
Study Mode: Full Time
Start Month: 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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