Studying

Study options

This programme consists of a taught component and a dissertation which can be undertaken over one, two or three years.

The programme has two elements, a taught component (120 credits) and a dissertation project (60 credits).

The MSc is a one year course for full-time students. It is also a possible to complete the MSc over a period of two or three years.

Please note that candidates that require a Tier 4 Visa, do not have the 2 or 3 year flexible option and must study full time.

Timetable – Full time option

September to December

Weeks 1-5
Teaching block one
Week 6
Revision break
Weeks 7-11
Teaching block two
Week 12
Revision
Week 13-14
Exams

January to August

Weeks 1-5
Teaching block three
Week 6
Revision break
Week 7
Exams
Week 8
Teaching
Week 9
Assignments and presentations
Week 10 onwards
Dissertation project

Part-time study

Two year option

Year one
Teaching blocks one and two (September - December)
No classes (January - August)
Year two
No classes (September - December)
Teaching block three (January - March)
Dissertation project (March - August)

Three year option

Year one
Teaching blocks one and two (September - December)
No classes (January - August)
Year two
No classes (September - December)
Teaching block three (January - March)
Year three
Dissertation project (part-time over 12 months, September- August)