This masters programme offers you the opportunity to gain your first qualification accredited by the British Psychological Society. You'll develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of the key concepts, theories, methods and debates in psychology. This will include critically examining how psychological theories and research methodologies are applied in real world settings and assessing different kinds of evidence from quantitative and qualitative data. You'll also gain an awareness of the importance of ethical issues in the practice of psychology. By completing this rigorous masters degree, you'll build your numeracy, literacy, communication, team working, presentation, observational, cognitive and organisational skills as appropriate to the discipline.
Our honours degree programme in criminology focuses on cutting edge, topical and often controversial criminological issues. You'll learn to apply research tools, and access and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data on crime, victimisation and the societal responses to them. With an appreciation of criminological theorising and evidence, you will develop the skills to comment on crime, victimisation, and responses to crime and deviance, including policy questions, at national, international and global levels.
Crime, justice and the workings of the law are matters that affect us all and often dominate the news. This degree takes a critical and analytical view of the role and functions of the legal system, and examines its relationship with crime, harm criminal justice. You'll learn to apply research tools, and access and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data on crime, victimisation and the societal responses to them. With an appreciation of criminological theorising and evidence, you will develop the skills to comment on crime, victimisation, and responses to crime and deviance, including policy questions, at national, international and global levels. You'll gain the ability to critically ------ everyday understandings of crime, harm and criminal justice, the social, political, economic, historical and ethical dimensions of law, as well as gain knowledge of the key institutions which make up criminal justice and legal systems.
This certificate introduces key ideas in statistics. Gain the skills to explore, summarise and analyse data to solve practical problems. Appreciate the breadth of statistical applications and of the role of variability in today's world. And learn to recognise the limitation of statistical analyses. You'll also use a range of statistical software.
Data plays a vital role in almost all private and public sector employment. The need to understand how to use data to inform decision making has never been more important. This degree equips you with the skills to explore and analyse complex data sets. And to solve practical problems using applied mathematics, statistics and computing. You'll gain a good grounding in mathematical and statistical methods, which provide the foundation for data analysis. You'll learn relevant computing skills, including programming, elements of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and gain experience of using statistical software.
From molten origins to the cradle of modern life ? listen to Earth's story. Discover how our planet works ? from the core to the clouds. Explore processes that link its diverse systems and decipher clues to its extraordinary history. You'll use your new skills to test theories and address some critical problems facing society. You'll carry out investigations, describing past and present geological phenomena, while gathering and analysing data.
Gain extensive knowledge of probability and statistics. Combine this with pure mathematics or applied mathematics. This degree will equip you with problem-solving and decision-making tools. You'll experience using statistical software and practise conducting and communicating statistical investigations. You'll develop your understanding of time series analysis, multivariate data analysis, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing. You'll also explore classical and Bayesian statistics.
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.
Travel to the deep time of Earth's past through fossil finds and mineral mysteries. You'll observe, describe and interpret rocks and landforms, minerals and fossils, to develop your understanding of how our planet works. Try out your new skills by collecting and analysing data in your own geological investigation. Then explore related topics such as planetary, environmental or ecological science to extend your study of geology.
Data plays an important role in almost all private and public sector employment. The need to understand how to use data to inform business decisions has never been more important. This qualification equips you with the key skills to explore and analyse complex data sets and solve practical problems using applied mathematics, statistics and computing. It forms a strong foundation for further study or employment in the field of data science.
This diploma is ideal if you're curious about the world we live in and enjoy delving into a broad range of scientific topics. You'll explore aspects of biology, chemistry, earth sciences, environmental sciences, physics, astronomy and planetary science ? while developing critical thinking, data analysis and problem-solving skills.
In this diploma you'll explore contemporary socio-economics issues by learning to apply economic theories and techniques to real world situations. You'll learn to use specialised software to apply statistical concepts to economic data and carry out your own research project. The analytical skills you'll learn are greatly valued by employers.