Master in Professional Studies in Europe

Best Masters Programs in Professional Studies in Europe 2017

Professional Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

Master Degree in Professional Studies in Europe

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Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education

Hibernia College
Online & Campus Combined April 2017 Ireland Dublin

Hibernia College Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education was established to encourage a broader range of people to consider teaching as a profession by providing a more flexible route to becoming a fully qualified post primary school teacher. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Professional Studies in Europe 2017. Hibernia College Post Primary Education - Professional Master of Education was established to encourage a broader range of people to consider teaching as a profession by providing a more flexible route to becoming a fully qualified post primary school teacher. Due to the structure of the programme and the funding eligibility criteria we can only accept applications from Ireland. Blended online professional master of education The programme, which blends online content, virtual learning environments and face-to-face delivery, is designed to develop professionals and experts who are positioned to be leaders in the field of post-primary education. The programme is ideal for anyone who does not have easy access to one of the traditional education providers or who doesn’t have time to spend commuting to and from lectures daily. Online study with Hibernia Hibernia College has a proven track record in delivering a dynamic online study experience that offer learners maximum support. Our online model is successful because it is dedicated to helping professionals meet their current work challenges and by continually building on the interactions of students and faculty. We provide you with a personal academic advisor, who will guide you through the programme to ensure your success. Accredited Post Primary Masters The programme results in a HETAC Level 9 award. Professional Master of Education in Post Primary Education - Subjects The Professional Master of Education in Post Primary Education is accredited for the following 15 teaching subjects: Gaeilge, English, Modern Languages, History, Geography, CSPE, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Accounting, Business, Economics, Agricultural Science and Music. Educational background in one of the above subjects is required.   [-]

Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business

University of Newcastle
Campus Full time January 2017 Australia Sydney

The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business is designed for students with a degree in a field other than Accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting and business concepts and procedures. [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business is designed for students with a degree in a field other than Accounting who wish to obtain a sound introduction to accounting and business concepts and procedures. The program encompasses study in finance, general management, taxation law and auditing, marketing, human resources management, International business, E-business and entrepreneurship.

Career Opportunities

Account Executive, Accountant, Actuary, Administrator, Banker, Banking and Finance Professional, Business Analyst, Certified Practicing Accountant, Construction Manager, Contract Administrator, Corporate Secretary, Facilities Manager, Financial Advisor / Analyst, Financial Project Manager, Investment Manager, Property Development and Property Management.... [-]


Master of Science in Strategic Design and Management (Global Executive)

Parsons School of Design at The New School
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18  July 2017 France Paris China Shanghai USA Greenwich Village + 4 more

The New School's Parsons School of Design, one of the world’s leading design institutes, has created an alternative management program for emerging leaders seeking to be at the forefront of innovation in their organizations. This program provides an accessible, rigorous pathway for working professionals to lead change and apply real-world, 21st-century best business practices that have immediate and future impact on today's global economy. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Professional Studies in Europe 2017. The New School's Parsons School of Design, one of the world’s leading design institutes, has created an alternative management program for emerging leaders seeking to be at the forefront of innovation in their organizations. This program provides an accessible, rigorous pathway for working professionals to lead change and apply real-world, 21st-century best business practices that have immediate and future impact on today's global economy. In a complex global economy characterized by rapidly evolving standards for the production and management of information, services, and experiences, leaders must exhibit flexibility and a capacity for innovation. Academically rigorous and industry focused, the Global Executive M.S. is specially designed for working professionals, preparing them to confidently create, manage, and lead design process–driven organizations. As one of our fellows, over the course of about 18 months you will join a select group of approximately 25 peers in a series of three-day seminars held at Parsons Paris, combined with online learning, hands-on studios, and global experiences in New York and Shanghai. Through this program, requiring only about 18 days away from the office, you will gain in-depth practical knowledge of Design thinking and its power to create positive change globally Sustainable business models Key principles of the evolving global economy Design innovation and leadership Management skills for creative projects and teams Governance, regulations, and how both are transforming today’s global economy In addition, you will build lifelong professional and personal relationships with your classmates, program faculty, and industry leaders. Program Details The Evolving New Global Creative Economy The Global Executive Master of Science in Strategic Design and Management responds to the major restructuring of developed and emerging economies worldwide. Unlike traditional master's degrees in design and management, this program incorporates design thinking, service design, and sustainability frameworks. As a Strategic Design and Management graduate student, you focus on the evolving global economy and are exposed to sophisticated real-world perspectives on business, operations, sustainability, management, leadership, entrepreneurship, design innovation, and design research. Design and Management Online and on the Global Campus A 36-credit program, the Global Executive Master of Science in Strategic Design and Management combines business, management, and leadership coursework with design-centered studio work. The program is a uniquely global and modern experience, combining weekend intensives at our Parsons Paris campus and convenient, flexible online learning modules that continue for seven weeks after each intensive. Classes are taken one at a time — allowing you to easily balance school, work, and life. Coursework is complemented by weeklong studio intensives based in Paris, New York City, and Shanghai, giving you firsthand access to today’s accelerating global economy in some of its premier hubs. New Business Models Coursework incorporates cutting-edge analyses of the digital information-based economy, which help students develop new business models and organizational designs for the creative industries. Many classes are structured to replicate real-world industry scenarios. These classes provide hands-on experience in designing, managing, and improving design-intensive and creative firms — and help students develop their capacity to inspire and lead creative teams. Industry Focus The Global Executive Master of Science in Strategic Design and Management program seeks students who will be the game changers of the new economy and its new actors — digital firms, social information networks, and co-producing individuals. It is well suited for early- to mid-career professionals interested in advancing in their chosen fields and companies, positioning themselves as leaders of sustainable industry. This program is custom designed for today’s high-potential emerging leaders and career changers seeking to complement their design and business skills with professional application. Students are exposed to new industry contexts and practices, both within and outside of design-intensive industries. Designed for Working Professionals This program is specially crafted to suit the needs of working professionals by working from a “cohort model,” in which all students start the program at the same time, take the same courses in the same order — one course at a time — and graduate together. In addition, the blended format of online and on-campus intensive learning is specially designed to allow for maximum flexibility in balancing class, work, and life. Connection to The New School The program's connections with industry are matched by its place in the intellectual communities of Parsons, Parsons Paris, and The New School. Modeled on the highly successful MS-SDM program at Parsons, the Global Executive Master's draws on The New School’s strengths as a leader in global and online education, offering weeklong integrated studio sections in Paris, New York, and Shanghai, paired with six three-day intensives that kick off each course and continue online from the convenience of your own home — on your own schedule. Scholarships are not available. U.S. citizens may qualify for federal financial aid. [-]

Mestrado em Desporto, Especialização em Treino Desportivo

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time Part time October 2017 Portugal Santarem + 1 more

O curso pretende contribuir para a formação especializada dos licenciados e para o desenvolvimento da investigação aplicada e do conhecimento científico no contexto profissional do desporto. [+]

Mestrado em Desporto, Especialização em Treino Desportivo Objetivos O curso pretende contribuir para a formação especializada dos licenciados e para o desenvolvimento da investigação aplicada e do conhecimento científico no contexto profissional do desporto. O curso pressupõe que os estudantes devem possuir conhecimentos e capacidade de compreensão a um nível que sustentando-se nos conhecimentos obtidos ao nível do primeiro ciclo nas áreas do treino desportivo, condição física e saúde, desporto de natureza e educação física, os desenvolvam e aprofundem, na área especializada do Desporto, nas diversas especializações; e que os estudantes devem conhecer com profundidade a área científica do Desporto, bem como especializar o seu conhecimento nas vertentes aplicadas da investigação, da intervenção e da formação em diversos âmbitos do Desporto, que constituem as especialidades aplicadas da área principal. Duração: 2 Anos Benefícios: Alojamento e Curso de Língua Portuguesa (30 horas) Ensino ministrado em Português*: Candidatura (35€) Anual (2500€) Utilização (35€) Ensino ministrado em Inglês*: Candidatura (35€) Anual (3500€) Utilização (35€) *os valores que se seguem serão oportunamente sujeitos a confirmação [-]

Erasmus+ Master in International Health

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Erasmus+ Master in International Health blended programme is a one year full time programme that requires you to only be 3 months away from home. It consists of three months core course at KIT after which advanced modules and thesis are done by e-learning at KIT in Amsterdam, Queen Margaret University, and Bergen University. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Professional Studies in Europe 2017. Do you want to study a master’s programme but are you not able to leave your job or home for a year? This new master’s programme given by KIT, University of Bergen and Queen Margaret University offers an ideal solution so you can benefit from a balanced blended teaching programme which is given partly on location and partly by innovative distance learning methods. The Erasmus+ blended master programme is a one year full time programme that requires you to only be 3 months away from home. It consists of three months core course at KIT after which advanced modules and thesis are done by e-learning at the three institutes. The Erasmus+ Master in International Health has a special focus on Human Resources for Health in Low and Middle income countries. The programme is taken in the following order: A. Core Course (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (on location, Amsterdam) B. Advanced Modules (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Human Resources for Health (e-learning) Queen Margaret University: Emerging challenges in the Global health Workforce (e-learning) University of Bergen: Applied economic evaluation in Health Care (e-learning) Queen Margaret University: Research Design and Proposal Writing (e-learning) C. Thesis (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Thesis (supervision from a distance) Detailed course programme A. Core course The core course, Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC), takes place on location at KIT in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 12 September- 16 December 2016. This course covers the basics on a wide range of topics that participants need to follow the advanced modules and complete their thesis. The course consists of 5 modules: introduction, determinants of health, health problems, basic research methods and health systems. For a more detailed description see: The Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC) . Collaborating institutes in Erasmus+ Erasmus+ is a collaboration with the Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh), Royal Tropical Institute (KIT, Amsterdam) and the Centre for International Health (University of Bergen). We deliver innovative e-learning and teaching through strategic partnerships in Global Health Education. By blending face to face learning with e-learning and creating access to high quality digital content across the institutions in Scotland, the Netherlands and Norway, we are able to offer an effective training in line with needs of many mid career professionals that are unable to leave home for one year full time. Scholarships There are a limited number of Erasmus Scholarships available for this programme. For more information about this programme and scholarship visit our website or contact us by e-mail. [-]

Master in International Business Development

Centennial College
Campus Full time 14 - 18  October 2017 Canada Toronto India Bangalore Italy Milan + 4 more

Master in International Business Development (MAIB) is a truly global education program, offered by three leading international institutions; University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India). [+]

Master in International Business Development (MAIB) is a truly global education program, offered by three leading international institutions; University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India). Travel the world in 15 months and earn global business expertise, work experience and credentials: First level Master Degree from University of Milano-Bicocca Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College Opportunity to work part-time while you study in Toronto Opportunity for a Canadian Post-Graduation Work Permit “To join the MAIB program is a choice that will change your life” - Miriam Hubbard, MAIB Student.
 a) MAIB + IBM – 14 months Two simultaneous degrees: First Level Master from University of Milano-Bicocca + Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College, Toronto – achieved in 14 months with a total of 90 credits. Program includes 3 months internship at no additional cost anywhere in the world, but in Canada (see point b). b) MAIB + IBM + Internship period in Canada – 15 months Opportunity to work in Canada by enrolling at Centennial College for the Internship period of 15 weeks: a must in order to comply with the work visa norms of Canadian Government. Additional costs apply. c) MAIB + IBM + MBA – 18 months MBA Degree from Alliance School of Business, Bangalore, India can be achieved with an additional study period of 4 months with a total of 30 credits. Additional costs apply. Scholarships (Open to International and Domestic Students)  5 Scholarships of € 7.600,00 granted by Fondazione Cariplo to participants 5 Scholarships of € 5.000,00 granted by Fondazione Cariplo to participants *The amounts stated are gross and are subject to taxation, based on Italian laws. Please note the scholarships awarded are not entrance scholarships and will be reimbursed to the recipient during the course of the Master period. [-]

Professional Master in Sport Science

Latvian Academy of Sport Education
Campus Full time September 2017 Latvia Riga

To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Professional Studies in Europe 2017. Professional qualification to be acquired: EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications: a sports teacher a sports senior coach, a sport manager, a recreation specialist Programme aims: To provide professional studies in sports science in correspondence with the state economic, cultural and social needs in the context of sports science. To provide professional studies based on sports science theories, corresponding to professional standard, practically applicable for education and sport specialist. Programme content: Topical problems in today’s sport theory, sport science field: professional qualification Research methods in psychology Research technology, methodology Scientifically - pedagogical lexis in foreign language Educator in today’s informative world Research structure Novelties in management theory Topical problems in today’s pedagogy Recent teaching methods Psychological theories of personality Practice in professional qualification Final examinations: Master state examination including: Integrated examination in professional qualification; Working out and defending of Master paper. Further education possibility: Academic Doctor higher education programme „SPORT SCIENCE” (code 51813) [-]

Professional Master's Degree in Information Technology

Sabanci University
Campus Part time October 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Created with the purpose of offering training and education for the field of Information Technologies, Professional Master's Degree provides a 1 year comprehensive education enabling prospective applicants for careers in this field. [+]

Created with the purpose of offering training and education for the field of Information Technologies, Professional Master's Degree provides a 1 year comprehensive education enabling prospective applicants for careers in this field. The driving force behind the tremendous demand for training programs in Information Technology (IT) are the rapid changes in the IT sector, the growing shortfall of skilled laborers and the need for professionals to keep abreast of developments in the field. In an effort to respond to this demand, the Professional Master's Degree Program in IT aims to provide its particiopants with an international professional profile to meet the rapidly-evolving industry needs. Created with the purpose of offering training and education for the field of Information Technology, our program provides a 1 year comprehensive education enabling prospective applicants for careers in this field. The mission of this graduate program is to prepare individuals by providing the theoretical foundations of the discipline and the practical knowledge and problem solving skills to meet industry expectations. The program's rich variety is designed to appeal to IT professionals who desire to improve their skills and broaden their expertise, as well as to new graduates ready to embark on an IT career. Additionally, the program is ideal for professionals planning a change of career track. With its diverse curriculum, state of the art laboratory facilities, and effective practical applications, the design of this graduate program is able to meet the varying needs of industries in the field, which is one of its unique characteristics when compared to its counterparts in Turkey . The basic philosophy is to offer an up-to-date curriculum that integrates rapidly developing technologies and innovations. An awareness of the demands of business life enabled the Program's flexible scheduling in which weekly classes run on Saturdays and two weekdays as evening courses. Thus, course attendance is facilitated for the working professionals whose schedule enables companies to send their employees to the Program. Participants, unemployed at present and registered to the program, also have the opportunity for part-time employment or internship. Program Structure The Professional Master's Degree Program is a one-year program composed of 3 academic semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer), each of which lasts 14 weeks. Students take 11 courses in total from various areas. The Term Project is a non-credit course. The program is scheduled in a way to make it available to those that are working on a full-time or part-time basis. All courses are offered in the evening during weekdays (6 hours in total) and on Saturday (6 hours in total) during the weekend. Applied Training Professional Master's Program in IT is conducted in classes and laboratories which are equipped with the type of hardware and software components needed for the applied training format adopted by the curriculum. Students are advised to bring in a Windows-based laptop (a mid/top range i5 and a minimum 4GB of RAM) or a MacBook Pro (min. 4GB of RAM with BootCamp/Virtualization installed) for running software tools and working on your projects and homework assignments. Admission Requirements Applications for non-thesis master’s programs are evaluated by the assigned Admission Jury. Suitable candidates are invited to a personal interview. Admissions are finalized by the approval of the related Graduate School Board upon the recommendation of the Jury and are announced to the applicants. Application periods can be found in the Academic Calendar of Sabanci University. Applicants may be called for interviews. Periods for application are announced in Academic Calendar. Your registration will be completed upon the approval of Turkish Higher Education Council regarding the equivalence of the last graduated higher instution and the course of study. [-]

Master in Sport Management Online

Johan Cruyff Institute
Online Part time 13  February 2017 Spain Barcelona

The main objective of the Master in Sport Management is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information judiciously, without the obstacles of time or place and adapting the pace of study to your individual workload and availability. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Professional Studies in Europe 2017. INTRODUCTION The main objective of the Master in Sport Management is to train you to use management tools to help you recognize business opportunities, develop strategies, anticipate changes, optimize resources and analyze information judiciously, without the obstacles of time or place and adapting the pace of study to your individual workload and availability. Admission Requirements Have a Bachelor's degree, diploma or equivalent. Have 3 years experience in the field of sports management. Have developed a career as a professional athlete. Modality Online. Also available on campus in Barcelona (in Spanish), Amsterdam (in English), and Also blended (partially on campus in Barcelona and online). ACADEMIC ITINERARY You have the option of studying the Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management (32 ECTS) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Marketing (27 ECTS), or you can take modules of the Master separately as specialized courses. This way, you can earn credits towards obtaining the Master degree in a maximum period of 3 years from the start of the first module. This Master is for you if: You’re an (ex-) athlete who is looking for academic training in management to give your professional career a boost. You’re working in a business environment and want to specialize in the sports industry. You wish to complete your education with a specialized postgraduate degree in the administration and management of sports. LEARNING OUTCOMES To understand and apply strategic, global and objective vision to the sports industry from a business perspective. To create new market opportunities by applying an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture inclined towards innovation in sports organizations. To use the most innovative practices in sports marketing and be more effective in brand strategy and sponsorship execution. To detect the key factors to lead professional teams and obtain the best results. To interpret the financial statements of a sports organization and create financial strategies for new products and businesses. To optimize the management of a sports facility and sporting event. BENEFITS Learning 3.0: flexible schedules, different learning and technological environments. World-class faculty: interaction with expert professors and professionals from the industry. Collaborative tools, group work, communication and debate. Sports industry oriented: approaches training from the business sector to the sports industry. Learning based on experience: designed to improve professionalism. PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Sports Competition (professional sports teams and event organizers). Governance (sports federations and associations). Facilities and Sports Events (championship organizers, sports clubs). Community Sports (foundations, municipalities). Sports Consulting (private business initiatives). Sports Journalism (media). Marketing and Sponsorship (private and public companies). [-]

Master in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Graz

The four-semester master’s programme Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering links the scientific disciplines of Chemistry and Pharmacy with the engineering discipline of Chemical and Process Engineering and thus represents a master’s programme unique in the German-speaking area. [+]

Overview The master´s degree programme in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering offers an interdisciplinary curriculum at the intersection between the natural sciences chemistry and pharmacy and the engineering science chemical and process engineering. A fundamental understanding of engineering and associated skills is provided, enabling students to carry out high-quality research and to develop innovative systems based on scientific principles. Within the master’s programme students have the opportunity to specialize either in chemical or pharmaceutical engineering. “Intelligent“ pharmaceutical products can be tailored to the age, gender and lifestyle of individual patient. Modern drugs will be produced and delivered in a personalized way, revolutionizing medical care. In this context, shorter development times and reduced production costs are critically needed, which is addressed by the field of pharmaceutical engineering. Also the future chemical industry requires cleaner, highly sustainable and more economical chemical processes, which is addressed by the field of chemical engineering. Career Opportunities Knowledge of computer science can be used in almost every aspect of life – from industry and the services sector to public administration, teaching and research. Graduates specifically deal with support in modelling, design, implementation, assessment and application of complex software systems. Required abilities range from diverse programming tasks and developing modern multimedia solutions to dealing with new media. Career Opportunities The interdisciplinary qualification profile of this master´s degree enables graduates to work in a wide range of positions in the field of chemical and pharmaceutical engineering as well as in environmental technology. Possible areas of employment include: ■ Research, development, process planning and production in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries ■ Environmental management positions in industry and with government authorities ■ Research and teaching at universities and research institutes NAWI Graz – Expertise to the Power of Two “Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering” is offered as a joint programme shared between Graz University of Technology and Karl-Franzens-University in the framework of NAWI Graz. For students, this means profiting from the top performances and expertise of two universities – an opportunity unique in Austria! Fact-Box ■ Study duration: 4 Semesters ■ ECTS Credits: 120 ■ Final degree “Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) which is equivalent to a Master of Science degree. All Lectures are held in English Registration For the master´s degree programmes, a registration process is required. To get more information on the process including the required documents, deadlines, cost, etc. please follow the link below: http://register.tugraz.at/cpe The regulations concerning the admission procedure shall not apply to students who have completed the bachelor’s programme in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Engineering or the diploma programme in Pharmacology at Graz University of Technology or the University of Graz. Scholarship TU Graz offers scholarships for the best two international students admitted to the master´s degree programme (€ 10.000 plus tuition fee). No additional application needed, candidates will be selected on the basis of their application for the master´s degree programme. [-]

Master in Crop Protection

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time October 2017 Germany Göttingen

The interdisciplinary course of study "Crop Protection " is held in the English language. It unifies the subject areas that deal with the cause, development and spread of damage to crops, the development and application of efficient preventative and curative measures to fight damage as well as their effects on environment and society. [+]

Master in Crop Protection (M.Sc.)Get the basis for an international career in agricultural sciences: The international Master Programme Crop Protection addresses the for mankind vital issues of crop health within sustainable crop production systems. The study programme is research and practice oriented, international and multidisciplinary. It opens career chances in agricultural sciences and institutions, and in the agro-industries. An internship in a private company or research institution offers the opportunity to link academic training with experience in interdisciplinary team work in a professional environment.The interdisciplinary course of study "Crop Protection " is held in the English language. It unifies the subject areas that deal with the cause, development and spread of damage to crops, the development and application of efficient preventative and curative measures to fight damage as well as their effects on environment and society.... [-]


Master in Advanced Professional Studies

University of Aberdeen
Online 1 - 3  August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

The aims of the programme are to enhance and extend the skills, knowledge and understanding of the participants in the following ways: [+]

Master in Advanced Professional Studies

This is available as an e-learning programme.

Programme Length

MEd 180 credits PgDip 120 credits PgCert 60 credits

Aims

The aims of the programme are to enhance and extend the skills, knowledge and understanding of the participants in the following ways:

Developing advanced knowledge and understanding of educational issues and theories Developing the capacity to analyse critically evidence and arguments to support professional judgements in complex and ambiguous situations Making an informed contribution to current educational debates and discussions Applying advanced knowledge and understanding of a range of theoretical perspectives and approaches to enhance personal professional practice Developing the capacity to shape and lead change in a variety policy and practice settings Exploiting opportunities to use research to generate professional knowledge and enhance policy and practice ... [-]

Professional Masters in Games Development

Abertay University
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Dundee

As postgraduate students, highly-talented individuals work within games development teams towards the production of innovative computer games solutions. Working closely with a team of full-time staff who are highly-experienced in... [+]

Professional Masters in Games Development

Why choose this course?

Develop core development skills through applied project work, supported by experienced industry practitioners Enhance skills in interdisciplinary communication and collaboration through teamwork with students and practitioners from other areas of games development Apply developing technologies and practices to your own projects, and demonstrate your work to leading industry figures Nurture relationships with fellow developers, industry professionals and companies through your demonstrable skill in the creation of games, industrial mentorships and published research.

The Scottish Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education at Abertay University offers a unique postgraduate experience, specifically designed in discussion with game industry partners, and identified by one leading CEO as, ‘The course the Games Industry has been waiting for!’. As postgraduate students, highly-talented individuals work within games development teams towards the production of innovative computer games solutions. Working closely with a team of full-time staff who are highly-experienced in both the games industry and in academic teaching, and under the guidance and mentorship of computer games industry representatives, you will develop professional skills and knowledge relevant to identified development roles within the industry. During the course of your studies, you will ultimately be expected to demonstrate applied excellence in your specialist area, as well as professionalism, flexibility, the ability to adapt in team working situations, and creativity and innovation towards product development. What you study The goal of the MProf in Games Development is to turn graduates into professional developers by placing them into development teams, with industry-relevant project goals and deliverables. The teams enjoy a high level of independence in how they meet the game design briefs and approach the development process. Supervision, mentorship and academic support look to emphasise the consequences of their decisions and processes, allowing the students to experience an organic and logical development and evolution of best practices. In addition, students develop their awareness in areas of potential innovation and research, and are encouraged to publish their work. The remaining core elements of the course seek to separate the myths from the realities of working in the games industry, and expand students’ awareness of design considerations with regards to the comparative importance and impact of narrative and gameplay theories. Uniquely, students select optional modules from across the entire university, allowing further development of their core skills if required, but more specifically allowing for a more individual and tailored learning experience through the additional study of areas of personal interest such as business, marketing, psychology and perception. Open, flexible working spaces We have developed a unique concept of learning environment and creative incubator, encompassing ways of teaching that focus on building general skills alongside the subject-specific knowledge to support your career and life objectives. It is designed to give you the edge in the global knowledge economy when you graduate. This White Space environment is a thriving hub of activity, mixing the talents of undergraduates, postgraduates, lecturers, business people, artists and broadcasters, surrounding our students with the buzz of a real working environment, allowing them to share real-world knowledge and experience. How you learn and are assessed Assessment methods throughout the core modules focus on formative (constant) assessment through regular meetings and discussion sessions, rather than exams. This is to allow students to improve in confidence, communication skills and core discipline skills as they progress, allowing them to try new working practices and approaches as and when they may be required. An emphasis is placed on effective participation as a team player and in correctly identifying and prioritising a project’s key requirements and challenges. Entry routes Applicants must have a minimum of upper Second class (2:1) Honours degree that demonstrates expertise in one the following areas: Computer Games Technology, Computer Science, Computer Games Design, Games Production, Computer Animation, 3D Modelling, Audio Production. Overseas/EU All applicants are required to provide certified proof of competence in English Language.... [-]


Professional Master of Business Administration

Fontys University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Part time September 2017 Netherlands Venlo

The Fontys International University of Economics (FIHE) in co-operation with the FOM Fachhochschule für Oekonomie & Management (Essen, Germany) offers an MBA programme [+]

Professional Master of Business Administration

The Fontys International University of Economics (FIHE) in co-operation with the FOM Fachhochschule für Oekonomie & Management (Essen, Germany) offers an MBA programme designed for graduates with professional experience. Engineers, Scientists, Lawyers and Arts- and Social Science graduates do supplement their specialist knowledge with this MBA degree in order to develop the economic know-how required for managerial positions.Economy and Business graduates will bring their expertise up to date and will gain additional competence for the international business. All students will benefit from the kaleidoscope of experiences and perspectives brought into the study by their fellow-students coming from different backgrounds.Upon succesful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a “Master of Business Administration” degree. The degree is acknowledged by the FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) and awarded by the Fachhochschule Essen.... [-]


Master of Professional Studies

UGSM-Monarch Business School Switzerland
Campus or Online Full time Part time 24 - 48  February 2017 Switzerland Zug + 1 more

The Master of Professional Studies degree, M.Prof.., is the sought after degree for the professional active manager that takes a hands-on approach to solving a real world managerial problem. [+]

Master of Professional Studies

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The Master of Professional Studies degree, M.Prof.., is the sought after degree for the professional active manager that takes a hands-on approach to solving a real world managerial problem. The purpose of the M.Prof. is to provide active managers with a flexible approach for the advanced study of a managerial problem important to their organization. Individuals pursuing this degree are interested in examining a relevant business problem from an applied and practical perspective in order to derive applicable outcomes for their organization. Given the applied nature of the program it is considered an inter-disciplinary degree that focuses on the solution of real world problems to the organization. It is often pursued with the direct support of the candidate’s company due to the intrinsic value of the program to the operations of the work-place.... [-]