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Welcome to postgraduate education in the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics. Our programmes are designed to give you the knowledge and skills needed to help you fulfil your career ambitions. We offer programmes ranging from conversion courses designed to help you move into a new sector to specialist courses designed to enhance your abilities in your chosen topic. All of our programmes have been developed with employability as a central focus and are taught by research active academics, insuring they are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice.

Postgraduate Programme Lead

Which degree is right for me? 

We offer a range of taught and research masters programmes as well as the opportunity to undertake research to gain a doctoral degree. See below for details of the different types of degree and pathways for higher level study.

MSc: 1 year duration, 2 semesters of taught content (120 credits), dissertation (60 credits). Many of our MSc programmes include a work placement module.

MRes: 1 year duration, 1 semester of taught content (60 credits), followed by an expanded research dissertation (120 credits).

ResM: 12 – 18 months, 40 credits of taught modules (either semester) alongside an extended research project.

PhD: 3 – 4 years, no requirement to take taught modules in the majority of cases. The focus is on a major research project.