Master Program in the United Kingdom

Top Master's Programs in the United Kingdom 2018

Master

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Earning an advanced degree such as a Master offers the ability to increase your skill set and possibly improve your employment chances at the same time. Master programs may be offered online or part-time, so students can pursue their education in a manner that is convenient for them.

 

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Master's Degrees in the United Kingdom

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MSc in International Accounting and Finance

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time 3 - 4  Open Enrolment United Kingdom Liverpool UK Online + 1 more

Enhance your career prospects with a fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance that is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the world of international accounting and finance. The programme will help you acquire. [+]

Gain advanced skills for your career with a fully online MSc in International Accounting and Finance that is designed to give you an in-depth understanding of the world of international accounting and finance. The programme will help you acquire the strategic and tactical accounting and management skills needed to measure performance and assure that financial goals are met. Set in the context of a global organisation, the online MSc aims to develop you as an informed decision-maker who understands the dynamics of emerging markets and can assess the accounting approaches best suited to position a global organisation for long-term success.

All online MSc in International Accounting and Finance programmes are offered by the University of Liverpool Management School, an accredited member of AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools worldwide have been granted AACSB Accreditation.*... [-]


Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company.

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting.

Locations

Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of Finance at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career in the finance function of multinational companies.... [-]


MArch (Hons) in Architecture

University of Dundee
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

We educate resourceful and adaptable architects who are able to respond creatively to the demands of a complex and changing environment. [+]

This 5-year programme is professionally accredited by the ARB/RIBA for part 1 and part 2.

The first three years (part 1) are designed to build basic knowledge and skills in Design, Communications, Architectural History/Theory and Sustainable Technology. Each year culminates in a major integrated design project which draws these parallel threads together.

The final two years (part 2) offer more opportunities to choose a programme of study which suits your emerging interests as a maturing designer. At level 4 you will choose an integrated design project from a series of offered options, and also select a ‘design research’ theme which leads into final year unit studios. These studios give you the opportunity to develop individual thesis projects which specialize in the aspects of architecture that most interest you.... [-]


Master of Landscape Architecture

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Based within Manchester School of Architecture and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Master of Landscape Architecture is a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast-growing, global profession. [+]

Overview

The Master of Landscape Architecture is a professional qualification, accredited by the Landscape Institute, which provides a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast-growing, global profession.

The MLA combines an emphasis on individual practice and an exploratory, experimental approach, with a strong professional underpinning. It is both a conversion course for graduates of related subject areas and a final postgraduate year of education for landscape graduates.

The subject is awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University where it has been taught for over 40 years and today forms part of the prestigious Manchester School of Architecture. Our graduates are world leaders in the profession and have gone on to impressive careers nationally and internationally. Alumni include James Corner of Field Operations, lead designer for the New York Highline, and Jason Prior to Aecom, responsible for the Olympic Park masterplans in London and Rio de Janeiro.... [-]


MSc in Management - European Triple Degree - Grande Ecole

emlyon business school
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Lancashire

2-year Master in general management + specialisation (Finance, Strategy or Corporate Development), taught fully in English. [+]

A triple advantage to start your career in global management

A triple degree from leading European institutions, a 2-year multicultural experience, worldwide career opportunities!

This Master is a general management course, offering a specialisation in the second year as well as tangible work experience through the internships and business projects. This master's degree is jointly run emlyon business school (France), Ludwig Maximilian Universität - LMU (Germany) and Lancaster University Management School - LUMS (United Kingdom)

The first year takes place on emlyon business school's European Campus in Lyon or at Lancaster University and provides you with a broad foundation of management knowledge, insights and skills. For each of these fundamental courses you benefit from the joint expertise of all three institutions’ faculty, as a team of professors from emlyon business school, LMU and LUMS provide a unique vision from the three cultures. This gives you a broader perspective of global business, helping you develop the capacity to adapt to your future international career.... [-]


M.P.A. – Master of Public Administration

Unicaf University (ZM)
Online Campus Full time Part time Open Enrolment United Kingdom London + 1 more

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. [+]

The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. The Master in Public Administration program equips graduates with the skills, perspectives and understanding needed to function effectively in solving problems and tackling challenges within the wider public sector.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-M.P.A.-7000 Policy Analysis: Frameworks, Approaches and Values UU-M.P.A.-7010 Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives UU-M.P.A.-7020 Public Management UU-M.P.A.-7030 Ethics in Public Administration UU-M.P.A.-7040 Governance and Public Policy UU-M.P.A.-7050 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector UU-M.P.A.-7060 Strategic Thinking and Planning UU-M.P.A.-7070 Electronic Governance and Statistical Applications UU-M.P.A.-7080 Research Project UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module [-]

(MArch) Master of Architecture (RIBA pt II)

University of Westminster - Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom London

The MArch (Part 2) is a long-established and well-respected course that is prescribed by the ARB and validated by the RIBA to give exemption from the second stage of professional education. The emphasis of the course is on innovative design work, and on developing a caring and critical approach to the study and practice of architecture. [+]

The MArch (Part 2) is a long-established and well-respected course that is prescribed by the ARB and validated by the RIBA to give exemption from the second stage of professional education. The emphasis of the course is on innovative design work, and on developing a caring and critical approach to the study and practice of architecture.

The course fosters diversity of choice, interpretation and approach, whether in design projects or more academic research. The former focuses on sophisticated design programmes (in formal, technical, professional or urban terms) that demand rigour and self-criticism. The latter focuses on your major dissertation, an extended piece of specialised research into architecture and its historical or theoretical contexts.... [-]


Master in Creative Sound and Media Technology

Bath Spa University
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Bath + 2 more

This course is designed for individuals with experience in music technology and related disciplines. You’ll explore the field in more depth, and broaden your experience in interdisciplinary and multimedia work. [+]

Develop your skills in music technology in an experimental and creative environment.*

Flexible and innovative teaching methods, including Distance Learning options.

Designed for musicians, artists and creative technologists from a wide variety of backgrounds.

No genre boundaries – we cover electroacoustic, acousmatic and computer music, electronica and dance music, sound art, audiovisual performance and more.

*Please note, subject to final approval, this course is being replaced by MA Sound, with three pathways:

Sound Arts Sound Design Sound Production

More information will be available shortly. Please email Course Director, Professor Joseph Hyde, j.hyde@bathspa.ac.uk if you have any questions.... [-]


MEng in Civil Engineering

City University of London
Campus Full time 4 - 5  September 2018 United Kingdom London

Studying MEng Civil Engineering at City, University of London equips students with the skills in design, construction, management and sustainability required for a successful future in the construction industry. [+]

Studying MEng Civil Engineering at City, University of London equips students with the skills in design, construction, management and sustainability required for a successful future in the construction industry.

Who is it for?

Our degree in Civil Engineering is a path for students to become a leader in tomorrow's complex world. City, University of London is committed to ensuring that its civil engineering graduates lead the way in technical expertise, strategic thinking, innovation and communication.

Objectives

Civil engineers develop infrastructure and have a profound effect on the way people live through a consideration of function, aesthetics, economics and sustainability.... [-]


Master in International Relations (Online)

Queen Mary Online
Online Part time September 2018 United Kingdom London

This masters programme focuses on the traditional geographic areas of international relations as well as emerging areas of interest in the developing world. It discusses the historical significance of globalisation and how it relates to a number of key issues in international relations today. [+]

Why study International Relations? What are the main characteristics of the international order? How has globalisation changed international relations? To what extent is the international order based on conflict or cooperation? How is the global financial crisis affecting international politics? Do foreign military interventions in civil wars help or hinder peace-making? Why are economic resources so unevenly spread across the world, and what are the prospects for global justice?

If you are interested in these questions and are excited at the prospect of exploring them with like-minded individuals, but your circumstances or commitments make is difficult for you to attend university, then our online International Relations MA is for you.... [-]


Master in European & International Business Management (English, French and Spanish)

University of Deusto: Deusto Business School
Campus Full time 18  September 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

The EIBM trains professionals to promote and lead the development of business projects - especially those with international or multicultural connotations – in collaboration with the objectives of a company and promoting its success in a committed, responsible and ethical fashion, in order to improve its competitiveness in a globalised environment. [+]

Program Description

The EIBM is a joint programme taught in European 3 universities and 3 languages: English, French and Spanish. It trains professionals to promote and lead the development of business projects - especially those with international or multicultural connotations – in collaboration with the objectives of a company and promoting its success in a committed, responsible and ethical fashion, in order to improve its competitiveness in a globalised environment.

The EIBM Master’s is a joint, official graduate programme taught in conjunction with Deusto Business School, AUDENCIA-Nantes École de Management and Bradford.


The EIBM takes place in three prestigious universities in three European countries (Spain, France and the UK). The management classes in each country are taught in the local languages - three of the most frequently-spoken languages in the world: Spanish, French and English. Students quickly become accustomed to new environments, ways of working and changing their location at the end of each term.... [-]


Online Masters of Public Administration

University of Birmingham Online
Online Part time 30  October 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Our 100% Online Masters of Public Administration will help you expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad. [+]

Online Masters of Public Administration

Expand your experience, advance your skillset and become a leader and a pioneer of public service at home or abroad.

Lead positive change

Our Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) is designed to offer busy public sector professionals the opportunity to progress their careers at a national and international level. The course has been designed to offer students the skills and confidence to change their career, whether it’s a move into a new department within the public or voluntary sector, or a shift into a consultancy role.

Taught by the prestigious Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV), our Online MPA is perfectly positioned to encourage progressive ideas. INLOGOV is the leading UK centre for the study of local public service management, policy and governance, known nationally as the instigator of innovative thinking for public servants.... [-]


Specialized Master in Marketing

ESA Business School - Ecole Supérieure des Affaires
Campus Full time 18  October 2018 United Kingdom London

Train marketing and communication professionals to master and deepen their knowledge of the necessary theories and tools for the evolution of their functions. [+]

MSM: Specialized Master in Marketing

Specialized curriculum in Marketing

Target: Holder of a master’s degree

Minimum experience: 2 years

Language: French

Objective

Train marketing and communication professionals to master and deepen their knowledge of the necessary theories and tools for the evolution of their functions.

Two international diplomas Specialized Master in Marketing and Communication from the ESA. Specialized Master in Marketing and Communication from ESCP Europe. Course structure

Duration: 18 months Courses are held one week out of every three, from Tuesday to Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 8.30 P.M. and on Saturday from 9:00 A.M to 1.30 P.M.

Fees ... [-]

Executive Master's in Global Strategic Communications

Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2018 United Kingdom London

Georgetown’s Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications prepares you to lead with confidence in today’s complex communications landscape. Designed for communications executives and leaders across a range of industries, our cohort-based program emphasizes the strategic mindset and global outlook that position you for success. You'll have the opportunity to connect with other senior-level communicators, enhance your leadership skills, and gain a deeper understanding of communications in a global context—all without interrupting your career. [+]

Overview

Georgetown’s Executive Master of Professional Studies in Global Strategic Communications prepares you to lead with confidence in today’s complex communications landscape. Designed for communications executives and leaders across a range of industries, our cohort-based program emphasizes the strategic mindset and global outlook that position you for success. You'll have the opportunity to connect with other senior-level communicators, enhance your leadership skills, and gain a deeper understanding of communications in a global context—all without interrupting your career.

*Tuition is subject to change; please check our website for current rates.

Through a blend of online learning** and on-site residencies around the world, our program exposes you to some of today’s most critical communications challenges. You’ll complete one-week residencies in London, Singapore, São Paulo, and Washington, D.C., where you’ll gain hands-on practice tackling complexities such as global communications management, investor relations, corporate social responsibility, and stakeholder engagement.... [-]


UK-China Master of Management

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Witney

PHBS UK-China Master of Management is a two year, full-time and cross-border programme in which students spend the first year at our UK campus, and the second year at our Shenzhen Campus, in China. This programme is a great opportunity for students to, not only have a specialist training and cross-disciplinary coursework, but also a multi-country experience and in-depth cross-cultural exposure. [+]

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS), one of the most promising business schools in China, is proud of its accomplishments in the area of graduate education. With its main campus located in the thriving and entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen, China, PHBS has taken a bold step by opening a new campus in Boar’s Hill, England, three miles south of Oxford City.

PHBS UK-China Master of Management is a two year, full-time and cross-border programme in which students spend the first year at our UK campus, and the second year at our Shenzhen Campus, in China.

This programme is a great opportunity for students to, not only have a specialist training and cross-disciplinary coursework, but also a multi-country experience and in-depth cross-cultural exposure.... [-]