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MSc Biotechnology offered by University of Northumbria

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Due to the potential impact on human life, the importance of biotechnology is currently very high in both the public and scientific agenda.

The main focus of the course is on molecular biotechnology.  A deep understanding of the link between DNA, RNA and protein is essential.You will study gene expression, protein production and purification, and applications in different biotechnological fields. It will boost your career opportunities in the biotechnological industry.

Start Date: January 2015

Mode of Study: 21 Months full time

Course Fee: 12,500 GBP

Entry Requirements: Applicants should have a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) honours degree in a science-based or an equivalent qualification which includes experience in genetics, molecular biology and/or their relevant areas.

International applicants are required to have one of the following English language qualifications  as shown below.

  • An IELTS score of 6.5 (or above) with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component.
  • Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score of 51 in each component .

BSc Hons Accounting offered by University of Hull

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This degree will equip you with the essential tools that you need for a career as an accountant, or in a general management role where financial skills and knowledge can be vital in making critical decisions.

The focus of this course is on gaining skills that will benefit you in the modern business environment, and, as part of this, you get the maximum exemptions from the examinations of all the professional accountancy bodies.

The first year gives you a broad base in core business subjects, including Accounting and Finance, providing a solid foundation for more specialized study in Years 2 and 3. You will study the two main streams of accounting – Financial Reporting and Management Accounting – and learn how to generate and utilize information for internal and external use. You will gain advanced skills as you progress through the course, with opportunities to explore the areas of auditing and taxation.

Course Duration: 3 years Full time

Start Date: September 2014

Course Fee: 12,000 GBP per year

Entry Requirements: Three A levels (or equivalent) and a minimum of grade C in GCSE Mathematics or equivalent. Applicants without formal qualifications are also welcomed and University allows second year or final year entry on the basis of previous study and qualifications. For those whose qualifications and experience do not allow direct entry, University offers a foundation year (at Scarborough Campus) which enables progression to the first year of many of the Business School’s degree courses (and some courses in other departments).

MSc Cancer Therapeutics by Queen Mary University of London

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This programme aims to provide you with a clear understanding of the scientific basis underlying the principles and practice of cancer therapeutics and the development, evaluation and implementation of new treatments. This programme will give you a comprehensive and deep insight into the field of Cancer Therapeutics, covering all stages from the very basic cell and molecular biology underlying the development and pathogenesis of cancer as a disease, through pharmacology, drug development, novel therapeutics and cancer screening.

This programme will give you a thorough understanding of the principles underlying cancer treatment. It will introduce you to the regulatory framework underlying clinical research & will give you an understanding of the principles of laboratory methodologies applied to clinical trials. You will come across the steps involved in developing and implementing new treatments and how to apply this knowledge in your professional role. It will encourage you to contribute to the research activity and knowledge base in improving cancer care.

Course Structure:

Core modules
• Research skills and sciences
• Cancer biology
• Cancer pharmacology
• Site specific tumour treatment
• Ablative therapy
• Biological therapies
• Drug development
• Laboratory project

Optional modules
• Imaging
• Pathology of cancer
• Genomic approaches to human diseases
• Paediatric and adolescent oncology
• Cancer prevention and screening

Course Duration: 1 year full time

Start Date: September 2014

Course Fee: 18,790 GBP

Entry Requirements: Applicants should have a minimum 2:2 degree in relevant subject (e.g., biology/chemistry/pharmacology/medicine), or degree equivalent qualification, from a recognized academic institution or an appropriate professional qualification or experience. Students who need a Tier 4 visa must ensure they meet the UKBA minimum requirements in all components of their English language test.

MBA in Health Care by Ealing,Hammersmith & West London College

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This is a full-time degree program running at Ealing,Hammersmith & West London College and awarded by University of Wales through validation.

This program has been designed for the professionals who are looking forward to acquire the necessary skills to expand their growth prospects within the Health & Social Care industry. The program addresses the main business management disciplines within Health & Social Care context.

Course Content:
Managing People
Operations Management
Managing in the Health and Social Care Environment
Finance for non-financial Health and Social Care Managers
Business Strategy

Start Date: January 2014

Course Duration: 12 months full time

Course Location: Hammersmith

Entry Requirements:
• A relevant honours degree obtained at a university recognised by UK NARIC.

• Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of a minimum 3 years supervisory work experience.

• You need to have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (or equivalent) with no less than 5.5 in each band score or other tests such as:
1. Cambridge English Advanced: Taught postgraduate: minimum score of 58.
2. Cambridge English Proficiency: This test is set at CEFR Level C2; therefore, a pass would be acceptable at all levels of entry.
3. Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): MBA: minimum overall score of 59 (min 62 in all communicative skills*) .
4. TOEFL IBT: Taught postgraduate: minimum score of 87 (Listening: 20, Reading: 22, Speaking: 23, Writing: 22).
5. TOEIC: Taught postgraduate: minimum in Listening: 460, Reading: 432, Speaking: 173, Writing: 170

Course Fee: 5800 GBP

BSc(Hons) Food & Nutrition offered by Coventry University

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This course has been designed with a focus on your future employment prospects in this evolving industry. By choosing this program you will benefit from:

•Links with a wide range of employers, providing specialist speakers, placements and ultimately employment. Current links include public health providers and a range of food companies;
•hands-on experience of a wide range of techniques in our well-equipped laboratories to develop the practical skills required by employers;
•experienced teaching staff who bring professional and/or research expertise in to their teaching;
•Long- or short-term placements, work experience and study abroad opportunities. Recent placements include working in research laboratories or for employers such as the Health Protection Agency;
•Guest lecturers with current industrial experience in areas such as food safety and public health to make sure you get up-to-date information and examples and to help you begin to establish your professional networks.

Course Duration: 3 years full-time, 4 years sandwich

Start Date: January 2014

Course Fee: 11,040 GBP per year

Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs at grade A*–C including English Language, Mathematics and Science, or specified equivalents.

A-Levels: CCC to include Biology, Chemistry, Design Technology (Food Technology) Courses. Excludes General Studies.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMM in biology or chemical science subject.

The Access Diploma to include 15 Level 3 credits at Distinction in biology and/or chemistry Units

International Baccalaureate Diploma: 27 points in the IB Diploma with biology or chemistry at higher level.

English as a Foreign Language: IELTS 6.0

MA in Terrorism,International Crime & Global Security offered by Coventry University

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The Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security MA degree course is among the first of its kind to offer an integrated approach to study terrorism, international crime and global security. UK and International Competitive internships will be offered to the most performing students.

The course comprises three mandatory topics designed to establish the sole agenda of the course in terrorism, international crime and global security, and six core-option subjects from which you must study at least two.

The topics included in the course are delivered as interactive and multimedia workshops. They blend case studies, practical illustrations and theoretical analysis. Each session is designed to encourage interaction and debate.

Course Duration: 1 year Full Time

Start Date: January 2014

Course Fee: 10,008 GBP

Entry Requirements: Applicants should hold a good honours degree in a relevant academic discipline. Applications from candidates with relevant experiences will be considered on an individual basis.
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of an ability to follow instruction in English this is normally 6.5 IELTS or equivalent.

MSc Brand Management offered by London Metropolitan University

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The MSc in Brand Management is an innovative program delivered in the heart of the City of London. You’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the importance and value of branding on both domestic & international levels in a fast changing and growing market, where the brand is a mandatory part of organizational success.

This program is aimed at dynamic professionals looking forward to advance their careers in Brand Management and is suited both to those already working in marketing or a related area, as well as those who aspire to do so. This course enables you to adjust with modern knowledge and build your own competencies in the global context.

Location: Moorgate

Start Date: January 2014

Course Length: 12 Months full time

Course Fee: 10,665 GBP

Entry Requirements: He/she have at least a lower second class UK Honours degree, or the equivalent undergraduate degree from overseas. University normally expect this to be in a Business or marketing related field. Those with relevant professional qualifications or extensive professional experience will also be considered. For students other than native English speakers a minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with 5.5 in each component) is compulsory.

MA Art & Design offered by University of Bedfordshire

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This course concentrates on the actual production of art works and design balanced by a focus on a strong art and design research culture.

As a student you will get the opportunity to specialize in one of the following areas: advertising design, graphic design, illustration, interior design or interior architecture, fine art, photography and video art, fashion, animation, motion graphics and interactive design.

Areas of study include:
• Studio practice as research
• Professional studio practice
• Contemporary issues in art and design
• Skill workshops including weaving, book-binding and digital technologies.

Course Start Date: March 2014

Entry Requirements: Overseas candidates must submit evidence of successful completion of an equivalent higher education course in Art and / or Design. Applicants will be expected to submit a statement of intent together with no more than 25 images included in either a PowerPoint presentation or in a PDF document.

Course Duration: 16 Months Full Time

Course Fee: 9900 GBP

MSc Accounting & Financial Strategy offered by University of Bolton

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The MSc Accountancy and Financial Strategy degree is designed for professionals working in the business and finance sector. Successful completion of the course will support your development in a business finance career, in particular strategic accounting, in public and private sector businesses or multinational organizations.

You will develop your understanding of the principles and practice of financial strategy and accounting, the context in which they operate and how they are managed. You will learn the applied skills involved in financial reporting and strategic planning, as well as wider management issues such as corporate and social responsibility, risk management and e-business strategies and models.

Course Content: You will study at total of 180 credits.

This includes seven modules worth 20 credits each:
Research and Study Skills for Accounting and Finance;
E-Business Strategy and Models;
Financial Reporting and Analysis;
Risk Management;
Research Methods;
Strategic Planning and Management Accounting;
Corporate and Social Responsibility.

In addition, you will write a research based Dissertation worth 40 credits.

Exit awards are also available. For a Postgraduate Diploma you will require a total of 120 credits and for a Postgraduate Certificate, 60 credits.

Course Duration: 16 months full time

Course Start Date: January 2014

Course Fee: 9900 GBP

Entry Requirements: You should have at least a lower second class honours degree (2.2) in accounting, business or a finance-related discipline (or a comparable relevant qualification from a UK or overseas institution). Applicants may be invited for interview.

Applications from candidates offering a mix of relevant professional qualifications and appropriate experience are also welcomed and will be considered on a case by case basis.

If English is not your first language you will need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Applicants whose current English language qualification is below this level will be invited to take one of the English Language Foundation Program (offered by University at preferential rates prior to commencing the Master’s degree.

MSc International Management offered by University of Bolton

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This program is designed for those students who want a management career that takes them around the globe or who want to work with international organizations with multiple country operations. The focus will be on global decision-making and the role of management in a cross-cultural context.

This course will help you develop international knowledge and experience of a wide range of cultures.
It will develop your intellectual capabilities of research, critique, synthesis and innovation, culminating in a masters’ level dissertation. You will develop academic and professional skills that will give you the opportunities for career development and further study.

It will also help you gain lifelong learning skills and will develop your personality so that you are able to work with self-direction and originality and can contribute to business and society at large.

Course Content: Modules are as follows:

Research and Study Skills
Business Development
Financial Management and Decision Making
HR in a Global Context
Information Systems and Business Performance
Strategic Management
International Marketing Management
Research Methods

Course Start Date: January 2014

Course Duration: 1year full time

Entry Requirements: Applicants should have a UK honours degree/postgraduate degree (or equivalent).
For applicants who have not studied their previous qualifications in English a TOEFL score of at least 575 (written)/230 (computer-based) or an academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 will be required.

Course Fee : 9900 GBP