MSc or Master of Science is a master's degree awarded by universities. It is typically granted for studies in subjects related to sciences, engineering or medicine and is usually addressed to graduates, boys and girls with bachelor's degree interested in programs that maily focus on scientific and mathematical themes. The master programs usually involve a minimum of one year full-time study which can sometimes be extended to 2 years full-time or the equivalent period part-time. This is postgraduate academic path: students follow lectures, examination and realize a final project. Some universities also offer research MSc programmes, where a longer project or set of projects is undertaken. MSc or Master of Science degree is the primary type in most subjects and can be course-based, research-based, or more typically a combination of the two. Professional opportunities post master can affect both roles in companies, laboratories, research centers and healthcare institutions.
Our MSc Management is designed to prepare you for the realities of becoming a successful manager at the cutting-edge of business. Alongside building strong foundations in the essentials of effective management and critical analysis, you’ll gain practical experience of how to make things happen.
The MSc in Finance focuses on financial issues in all industry sectors. It provides a comprehensive grasp of the principles and applications of finance, a broad experience of quantitative techniques and technical and conceptual skills, coupled with a strongly vocational approach.
The programme examines a range of US literary and historical contexts, introducing ways in which the production of an idea of 'America' is variously achieved and contested between 1776 and the present.
The programme considers how health policy can be used to shape the principles and practice of effective, fair and evidence based public health care in different countries, and to inform healthcare systems in national and local settings.
The Industrial Experience programmes are highly competitive and attract the best students given the limited availability of placements. We are unable to guarantee all students secure an industrial placement, as our industrial partners conduct their own employment application and interview processes.
This is an advanced programme designed to develop a broad knowledge of the principles underlying the mechanical, physical and chemical properties of dental materials.
On this course you will be taught elements of dental technology, CAD-CAM, implantology, occlusion, aesthetics and materials. Teaching is carried out by our clinical consultants, chief technicians and dental/biomaterials experts in the Institute of Dentistry.
The MSc Management (Business Ethics) gives you a solid grounding in the wider context of business management combined with a specialist knowledge of business ethics.
Our online Clinical Education programme takes advantage of our world-renowned expertise to enhance your abilities to teach and assess students in a clinical environment. This is an ideal programme for those responsible for tutoring health care professionals and veterinary practitioners, including doctors, nurses, dental practitioners and those involved with veterinary education.
You will have the opportunity to develop further research and technical skills and to be able to demonstrate a level of independence that is greater than developed on a purely taught programme.
The revolution in genetic mapping technology and the advent of wholegenome sequences have turned quantitative genetics into one of thefastest growing areas of biology.
This programme provides theoretical understanding and practical skills, which will benefit those wishing to follow a career in clinical sciences or academic and industrial research in the UK or overseas.
The aim of the taught clinical component is to give the student an understanding of the scientific basis of orthodontics. There is a particular emphasis on current thinking relevant to the diagnosis, treatment planning and clinical management of patients.
Our Masters in Archaeology takes your interest in this fascinating fieldto the professional level. You’ll develop an in-depth understanding ofthe subject, particularly its history and development, and its links withhistorical, social and natural sciences.
This programme is based at the University’s Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies, which has an international reputation for research excellencein modern Chinese literature, 12ia and mass culture.
The MSc in Clinical Immunology is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of clinical biochemistry as conducted within the modern health science laboratory.
Design informatics focuses on designing with data. This new course is runin conjunction with Edinburgh College of Art through the newly for12Centre for Design Informatics. On this programme you will learn how tobuild computational systems as well as the principles of design thinkingand making.
This MSc aims to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of those looking to become future leaders in dementia research, policy and practice.
This programme will equip you for policy, parliamentary, and ministerial positions, and public health and clinical practice in the field and academia.
This respected programme provides advanced understanding of current research in psycholinguistics: the study of how the brain learns, uses and reacts with humanity’s most advanced and characteristic feature: language.