University of East London

MBA with Placement Year

Why this course - This variant of the course is a two year masters with a work placement year. The embedded placement offers a unique opportunity to apply your skills on real-life projects and make connections with exciting businesses across London.

Future - Studying for your MBA with us should enhance your employability and earning power and develop your ability to approach business problems in a strategic manner. As part of the course, you’ll study a specialised ‘Professional Development’ module that is specifically designed to help you boost your career prospects and make the most of your MBA in the employment market.

BA Accounting & Finance

Why this course - Throughout the course you’ll learn about financial and management accounting and the business and regulatory environment in which businesses operate. You’ll also learn about financial management and the role of the financial markets and key financial institutions.

Future - employment and go on to achieve their ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, CPA Australia, IFA or AIA qualifications while working.

The kind of roles that you can expect to be open to you after graduation include:

  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Budget controller
  • Tax advisor
  • Internal or external auditor.

In addition to large accounting and consultancy firms, other financial services institutions such as banks, building societies and insurance companies are in the market for well-qualified, ambitious accounting and finance graduates.

University of Greenwich

BA (Hons) Marketing Management

Why this course - Based on essential marketing principles, our degree in marketing management provides the skills and knowledge you'll need to start your marketing career.

Modules include customer insight, brand management and social media and there is the option to study specific fields of marketing or advertising. You'll also get to work on live briefs from businesses such as the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, providing you with practical experience while you study.

Popular career options for our advertising graduates include account executive or copywriter roles or, more broadly, working in branding, marketing research or marketing consultancy.

Future -Previous students have secured a placement year at The Walt Disney Company, PwC and IBM.

Work placements are 9-12 months of full-time paid work. You take this between the second and third years of study.

UK placement annual salaries range between £13,000-£18,000 pro rata. Some charity/voluntary work organisations offer travel costs and lunch expenses in lieu of a full salary.

Graduates can pursue careers as advertising account executives, social media managers, marketing executives, and copywriters. Many more opportunities exist in branding, market research and consultancy.

MA Strategic Marketing

Why this course - Our Master's degree has been especially created to enable graduates and professionally qualified managers to gain a greater understanding of the latest knowledge and practices in strategic marketing.

You will gain comprehensive understanding of marketing strategy, market research, direct and digital marketing, brand management, marketing consultancy and global marketing.

Future- This programme will advance your marketing skills and prepare you for the competitive challenges of the global marketplace. You will develop management skills central to the relationship between an organisation and its customers.

Northumbria University

BSc (Hons) Computer Science /MSc Computer Science

Why this course - From day one, students will be immersed in an exciting, innovative environment where you will develop your theoretical and technical knowledge and skills which will be directly relatable to your future career.

You will study computer programming, relational databases, web development, computer networks and control systems, systems analysis, operating systems and distributed real-time systems to give you a broad knowledge of the computer science discipline.

Future -This course covers a broad range of computing specialisms and will open the door to a vast range of careers within this industry.

We place a real emphasis on developing the transferable skills that will open doors to a range of careers in computer science. These include communication, analytical and problem solving skills, technical skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

As a computer science graduate job, you could enter a career in areas such as software engineering, systems analysis and design, consultancy, computer networks, database development and management, software testing, artificial intelligence, embedded systems, web development and IT management.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science /MSc Computer Science

Why this course - From day one, students will be immersed in an exciting, innovative environment where you will develop your theoretical and technical knowledge and skills which will be directly relatable to your future career.

You will study computer programming, relational databases, web development, computer networks and control systems, systems analysis, operating systems and distributed real-time systems to give you a broad knowledge of the computer science discipline.

Future -This course covers a broad range of computing specialisms and will open the door to a vast range of careers within this industry.

We place a real emphasis on developing the transferable skills that will open doors to a range of careers in computer science. These include communication, analytical and problem solving skills, technical skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

As a computer science graduate job, you could enter a career in areas such as software engineering, systems analysis and design, consultancy, computer networks, database development and management, software testing, artificial intelligence, embedded systems, web development and IT management.

Middlesex University

BEng/MEng Electronic Engineering

About - Electronic Engineering at Middlesex is available as either a three-year Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and a four-year Master of Engineering (MEng).

As part of our suite of Design Engineering courses, the Electronic Engineering degrees produce professional and competent multi-disciplinary engineers specialist in analogue and digital electronic systems. You will design and build complex electronic circuits and systems-on-a-chip using a range of methods and software tools, applying a systems engineering approach to problem solving.

To support your career success, you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and receive regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement.

Future - This course opens the door to a varied career in an exciting industry. Our degree prepares you for work in a number of areas including design engineering, electrical and mechanical engineering. We encourage you to develop a commercial approach to design engineering via supported live projects with industrial partners.As a BEng/MEng Electronics graduate you will have excellent career prospects; the range of potential employers will be vast across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. You can also choose to continue onto further study.

BEng/MEng Computer Systems Engineering
MSc International Business Management (with Internship)

 

London South Bank University

Business Law (LLB) (Hons)
Crime & Litigation LLM

If you are a recent graduate, or already working within the criminal justice field, you'll further your academic and practical knowledge of the litigation process. The programme is also highly relevant to human rights workers and policy agents working in the UK or abroad.

Upon completion you'll have acquired an in-depth and systematic understanding of criminal litigation and criminal justice and will be able to work at the cutting edge of practice and research in these areas.

University of Derby

BA(Hons) Business Management

About - Designed for students who are enterprising, entrepreneurial and managerial in spirit, this Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited online Business and Management BSc (Hons) degree provides a comprehensive, holistic view of business and management focussing on both large business and SMEs. As a student on this online business and management programme you will develop a global view of the challenges and opportunities in the world of international business, giving consideration to multi-functional aspects of management across finance, human resources, marketing and sales activities.

Future - After graduating from this online business and management degree, you will be well prepared for a career in business and management, with both theoretical and practical knowledge that can be applied in any industry worldwide.

Careers in management typically involve recruitment, training and organisation of staff, ensuring company standards are met, making strategic decisions that affect your department or the company as a whole, maintaining awareness of competitors and the macro environment, and communicating with business stakeholders such as customers, investors and staff.

You may also be required to manage and oversee projects within your career. This degree will provide you with a sound knowledge of business concepts, enabling you to:

  • making sure that deadlines are met
  • meet financial targets
  • promote the business
  • conduct research and interviews
  • compile and present information
  • analyse statistics
  • write detailed reports
  • develop new procedures or training
BA(Hons) International Tourism Management

About - Choose to complete your degree in three years or take a placement year in industry between your second and final years

Combine high-level management skills with a strong understanding of global tourism in the 21st century

Study at our Buxton campus, ideally located on the edge of the Peak District National Park with access to over 38,000 tourism businesses

Be inspired by our exciting industry links: our networks include leading names like the National Trust, Chatsworth House and Disney

See tourism management in action through fieldtrips in the UK and overseas

Take the chance to study abroad thanks to our collaborations with universities in other countries such as South Africa, Thailand, Bali and Holland

Build your practical skills through live applied projects and tourism research in the wider community

Learn from experts with wide-ranging experience in the industry and an international profile for research

Reach high professional standards on a course recognised by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI)

Become a member of hosco, the world’s leading hospitality careers network for students and graduates.

Future - Our BA (Hons) International Tourism Management offers a powerful blend of classroom learning and practical work-related experience. It equips you with the skills, knowledge and experience you need for senior roles in this dynamic sector.

You will cover all aspects of the industry, from destination management to consumer behaviour and new trends such as wellness and event tourism. At the same time, you will gain vital skills in management, leadership, marketing, business development, finance and strategy to broaden your career horizons.

MSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management

About - Boost your professional credibility on a course accredited by the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway Engineers

Take your first steps towards coveted Chartered Engineer status: this course meets the Further Learning requirements for registration

Cover critical issues facing the industry today, from flood risk engineering management to sustainable development

Apply your learning to real-world projects and scenarios

Look forward to a great learning experience: our MSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management has a 100% overall satisfaction rating from students (PTES 2017)

Enhance your employability – we’re ranked 15th highest among all UK universities and 12th for English institutions, with 96.9% of graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree (HESA 2016).

Future - The MSc is your stepping stone into professional roles across a broad spectrum of civil engineering and construction management disciplines

Sheffield Hallam University

BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science

About

  • Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS).
  • Gain the skills and knowledge required to become a biomedical scientist.
  • Apply the latest biological science to fields such as medical diagnosis of disease and illness.
  • Research the causes and treatment of disease.
  • Choose to transfer onto the MSci qualification.

Gain a broad-based education in biomedical sciences, its application and an insight into the impact of biomedical science within the clinical setting and scientific industry.

Future

This course prepares you for a career in

  • academic research
  • the industrial biotechnology sector
  • heath services
  • medicine
  • clinical trials research
  • Some students go on to gain postgraduate degrees or PhD courses.
  • Previous graduates of BSc (Honours) Biomedical Science have gone on to work for the NHS
MSc Molecular Microbiology

About - Explore the fundamental principles that underpin environmental, industrial and medical microbiology.

  • Learn how microorganisms cause disease and interact with the immune system and what practical steps can be taken to prevent and treat these conditions.
  • Consider how bacteria and fungi can be used as tools in a diverse range of industries.
  • Develop and enhance your laboratory skills from experimental design, through utilisation of pertinent techniques, to interpretation of results.

This course has been designed to respond to the increasing need for highly skilled microbiologists across a range of industries. You'll undertake the critical task of translating basic laboratory medical research into clinical and commercial applications.

Future -This course prepares you for a career in

  • academic research
  • the industrial biotechnology sector
  • the health biotechnology sector
  • PhD study
  • the pharmaceutical industry
  • food and beverage industries
MSc Financial Management

About -

  • Study on a course recognised and respected for its innovative practice-based teaching and the development of applied knowledge and skills within the modern financial business environment
  • Develop your intellectual capabilities, analytical skills and research abilities through an academically rigorous course of study
  • We designed this course for international students who are CIMA passed finalists or qualified accountants. It is a fast track route that enables you to convert your CIMA qualification to a UK masters degree in nine months.

Future -

This course prepares you for a career as an

  • accountant
  • financial controller
  • finance or accounting manager
  • consultant
  • financial journalist
  • researcher
  • educator

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • HSBC
  • Chinatrust Commercial Bank
  • SKNA National Bank
  • Barclays Bank
  • KPMG

Others have taken the opportunity to start their own business.

Potential progression to PhD study opens up an array of career opportunities in academia, financial journalism, research and regulatory advisory.

Coventry University

BEng(Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering

About - The first year aims to build on your established skills to provide a foundation of key engineering subjects and an essential grounding in the key aeronautical principles. You will be provided with an introduction to aerospace topics including aerodynamics, power plants, aircraft systems and structures.

This is reinforced with the use of practical laboratory sessions using our full-sized aircraft, wind tunnel and flight simulator hardware. For example, you will have the opportunity to remove, inspect, overhaul and reinstate critical aircraft components like the aircraft braking system, aileron or rudder. You will also have the chance to perform a series of aircraft manoeuvres in the Merlin flight simulator to collect data to analyse the flying characteristic of the aircraft and design, develop and manufacture crashworthy landing gears for quadcopter using 3D printers.

Future - The University is committed to providing a global educational experience and we encourage you to undertake a placement year or study year abroad after your second year of study. We will endeavor to support you in finding a placement anywhere in the world and in seeking financing for that experience.

Placements are currently primarily available in Europe, America or Asia. Previous students have been placed in GKN Aerospace (Munich, Germany), Bertrandt (Hamburg, Germany), Airbus (Toulouse, France) and studied Aerospace Engineering (UPM, Spain).

We have traditionally organised a range of foreign fieldtrips and, as part of a new partnership deal with Emirates Aviation University, our students recently had the chance to visit the Emirates Maintenance Centre and explore Dubai, which provided a unique opportunity to experience Middle Eastern culture, the modern architecture of Dubai, the climate, amazing food and interact with other multi-ethnic university students studying in Dubai.

BA(Hons) International Fashion Management
MA Interior Design
MSc Global Health Care Management
  • About Biological Psychology: Explores the inter-relationship between behaviour and biological processes, in other words, the relationship between the brain, the body and behaviour. We’ll consider some of the specific areas of interest to the biological psychologist, such as the role of sleep, the nature of addiction, behavioural genetics and pain.
  • Social Psychology:You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of the traditional and critical philosophies underlying modern social psychology, which considers how an individual’s behaviour is affected by the presence of others. We’ll look at a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives as they apply to real world issues and settings.
  • Cognitive Psychology: Develops your understanding of key cognitive processes, such as memory, attention and problem solving. We’ll examine how people perceive, remember, think and solve problems in everyday settings.
  • Developmental Psychology: Examines how people’s thinking and their social behaviour changes with age, exploring psychological development from the pre-natal period through to adolescence. An emphasis will be placed on the application of developmental psychological theory in real-life, such as the identification of children’s developmental problems in education and the interventions to help them.
  • Individual Differences: Looks at how people differ from one another, for example, in terms of their intelligence and personality. We examine the nature of the developed individual as seen from various perspectives, including the psychoanalytic, behavioural, cognitive, biological and humanistic.
  • Origins and Concepts of Psychology: Introduces you to the historical and philosophical issues which provide a context for the modern study of psychology, from its origins in the philosophy and the natural sciences of the 18th century through to the perspectives and sub-disciplines of psychology as a modern, scientific and applied discipline..

Future- You will have the opportunity to build the knowledge and skills necessary to fully appreciate the depth and breadth essential to the study of psychology, encompassing traditional and contemporary psychological models, theories and methodologies. Some of the specialist modules allow us to look at how psychology is applied in specific contexts. For example, the ‘Applied Psychology’ module considers its impact within the modern-day world – in counselling, clinical, forensic, educational, sport, work and health psychology.

De Montfort University

Msc Data Analytics

About- Worldwide, there is a shortage of professionals with the skills to apply analytical techniques to interrogate datasets to describe and predict business performance; such as data analysts, data miners and data scientists. Roles in analytics require professionals with an advanced understanding of the business problem, who are adept at navigating the technical landscape, are problem solvers with technical expertise and excellent communicators. Postgraduate students with these skills and abilities are in high demand.

Data Analytics MSc, has been developed and is run with SAS; designed specifically to equip you with the skills and abilities to address the skills shortage. On successful completion of the course you will have developed your analytic and technical knowledge, and enhanced your professional skills within a Business Intelligence context.

Future - This course prepares graduates for business intelligence and data mining roles within any target industry. There is a very high market demand for SAS expertise, and our graduates will be able to take up such opportunities. You will also be well placed to take up more general management and business information systems development roles within industry, and to undertake academic research in this field.

BSc Economics
MSc Accounting & Finance

About - The programme is designed to provide a career entry opportunity for full-time students as well as a career development opportunity for accountants, auditors, practising managers, business consultants and finance experts from various backgrounds, to enhance and develop their accounting and finance skills.

The aim of the programme is to balance theoretical analysis with practical application to develop a critical and questioning approach to the conceptual underpinnings of accounting and finance. To this end the programme leads with core taught modules that critically examine the scope of generic accounting & finance; Contemporary Issues in International Financial Reporting, Evaluation of Management Accounting and Applied Corporate Finance.

In Semester 1 students will also undertake the Research Methods module which will lay foundations for future research skills, in general, as well as for the culminating project/dissertation. The second semester is designed to progress to the Applied Trading module which will be a two-week intensive study within the Bloomberg suite where students will consider the practical aspects of investment.

This will underpinned by the study of Portfolio Management throughout the semester. Students will also be prepared for future self-reflection and career development through the Knowing and Developing Yourself for Professional Success module. In addition, to these core areas student can also select an area of interest and specialism from a comprehensive list of elective modules.

  • Design your own course

Future - Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in business economics and business finance. This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in the policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.