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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