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MSc in Cyber Security

Our cyber security masters covers a range of topics, including information security, digital forensics and other fundamental concepts. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development. You'll finish with a substantial independent project. Cyber security is a growing concern for organisations of all sizes. And the industry is currently experiencing a major skills gap and global demand for cyber security professionals. Our industry-relevant cyber security masters provides a rigorous approach to the study and application of cyber security. It will develop the skills needed for you to pursue a career in the industry.

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MA in Art History

The MA in Art History draws upon the exciting research and outstanding teaching expertise of the department. Studying art history at postgraduate level will deepen your understanding of art, architecture and visual culture, build your analytical and critical skills, and develop the skills needed for independent study and research. You'll start by exploring the core concepts and recent developments that have shaped art history from Renaissance Italy to the contemporary Caribbean, before building on these foundations to expand your understanding of visual and material objects ? incorporating architecture, art and design. You'll complete this degree by researching and writing a dissertation on an agreed topic of your own devising.

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MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice free course icon

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MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice

This MSc has the development of holistic thinking skills and appreciation of multiple perspectives at its core. Systems thinking skills are relevant in many different areas. For example, business, engineering, environment, development, health, IT management, and organisation change. Gain insights into the ways other people think about situations. Learn how to apply concepts, tools and techniques developed by systems thinkers. Develop your own ways of thinking in practice, and become aware of how you can act to bring about improvements in complex situations.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security free course icon

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Cyber Security

Our cyber security diploma covers a range of topics, which includes information security, digital forensics and system security concepts. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development. Cyber security is a growing concern for organisations of all sizes, and the industry is currently experiencing a major skills gap and global demand for cyber security professionals. Our industry-relevant cyber security diploma provides a rigorous approach to the study and application of cyber security. From here, you can progress onto our MSc in Cyber Security.

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BA (Honours) Economics free course icon

Society, Politics & Law 

BA (Honours) Economics

Economic considerations play an important role in our personal lives and influence key social and political issues such as government policy, international trade, business decisions, work and climate change. Studying this degree, you'll learn economic concepts, theories and techniques that will enable you to understand real world problems and help you make more informed decisions in your own life. You'll be able to specialise in an area of economics and carry out a project on a topic of your choice. The analytical skills and statistical techniques that this degree develops are highly valued by employers.

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Graduate Certificate in Theoretical Statistics and Probability free course icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

Graduate Certificate in Theoretical Statistics and Probability

This certificate teaches the theory that underpins statistical inference and probability. Equipping you to understand the assumptions and limitations of a range of statistical models. You'll gain a thorough understanding of the theory you need to underpin your work as a professional statistician. Learn to develop probability models for practical situations and investigate the model's properties. Study the mathematical theory underlying methods and concepts used in practical statistical analyses.

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BSc (Honours) Physics free course icon

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BSc (Honours) Physics

Develop knowledge and skills to explore the smallest and largest scales of the Universe. Apply the concepts of classical physics, quantum physics and relativity to study radiation and matter, from subatomic particles to supermassive black holes. You'll learn to describe, analyse, test and explain phenomena in the physical world objectively and quantitatively, using appropriate mathematical tools and experimental methods. Our learning resources combine the latest technologies and traditional media ? prepared by academics who are passionate about their subject and active researchers in their field. This accredited degree takes you from a broad appreciation of science to the cutting edge of contemporary physics.

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BSc (Honours) Mathematics free course icon

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BSc (Honours) Mathematics

Take your understanding of concepts, theories and applications in pure and applied mathematics to graduate level. You can also include optional statistics, theoretical physics or mathematics education. You'll cover a wide range of topics and develop an understanding of mathematical problems and approaches. Practise with essential methods and tools, and increase your familiarity with mathematical software. Gain an appreciation of the role and construction of rigorous proof. And build your experience of communicating mathematical arguments and conclusions.

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BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Physics free course icon

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BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Physics

Develop your knowledge and understanding of theoretical physics and the underpinning mathematics. This degree will teach you how to use essential techniques and relevant software. Explore fundamental physics concepts, including Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics. Practise using applied mathematics tools, including mathematical methods, modelling and numerical methods. You'll also learn skills in communicating clear and concise arguments and conclusions.

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BSc (Honours) Health Sciences

This degree examines the science behind health. From individual health to global issues like epidemics or the treatment of dementia. You'll study scientific concepts that underpin the function of the human mind and body. Explore the incidence, diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability. And examine the maintenance and improvement of health in different populations. It's particularly relevant if you work in, or aspire to work in, a health-related profession.

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Diploma of Higher Education in Economics free course icon

Society, Politics & Law 

Diploma of Higher Education in Economics

This diploma will introduce you to core macro and microeconomic concepts and theories and you'll learn how economics helps your understanding of real-world issues such as government policy, international trade, business decisions, work and innovation. As you discover how economics and economies have evolved over time, you'll gain a critical perspective on the economic choices affecting our daily lives and learn methods and techniques applied by economists in their daily jobs. You'll also gain valuable analytical skills, including applied data analysis, which are valuable to many employers.

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Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics free course icon

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Diploma of Higher Education in History and Politics

This wide-ranging course will develop your knowledge of history while providing a critical understanding of political issues, concepts and institutions. You'll tackle such exciting and challenging issues as power and equality, debates in politics at the national and global level, culture and beliefs, imperialism and resistance, class and gender. You'll learn the skills of both the political scientist and the historian in studying historical and contemporary political debates as well as analysing contested political issues and future trends and investigating a range of critical approaches to analysing history and politics.

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