Postgraduate study with Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Take a look at what postgraduate courses we have on offer.


In this section

Full-time study

View course page for Access to Justice - LLM

Access to justice through legal education.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Animation - MA

Storytelling and skills building through animation production

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Art Therapy - MSc

The MSc Art Therapy course promotes art in service of wellness.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Communication and Public Relations - PgDip/MSc

The course combines academic grounding with up to date professional skills with frequent contributions from established profession leaders.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Contemporary Performance Practices - MA

An interdisciplinary taught programme that combines performance practice with imaginative and rigorous critical engagement.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Corporate Law and Computing - LLM/MSc

Become the bridge between law and technology through this interdisciplinary programme creating future lawyers and technologists.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Counselling Studies and Health Communication - PgDip/MSc

Provides students with a comprehensive range of counselling and health communication theories, approaches and practical skills.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Creative Musicianship - MMus

A flexible, practice-based course for musicians wishing to develop or refresh their professional expertise for work in the creative industries.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies - MA

Working with the heritage and museum professionals of the future.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Digital Marketing Communication and Leadership - MSc

Strategies for success in the digital age.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Employment Law and Practice - LLM

Would you like to hold a LLM in Employment Law and Practice?

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Employment Law and Practice - PgCert

Would you like to hold a Post Graduate Certificate in NI Employment Law and Practice?

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for English Language and Linguistics - PgDip/MSc

Training in postgraduate level research skills in English language and linguistics.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for English Literature - MA

Passionate about reading and writing? Enhance your knowledge of English literature and develop your skills as a creative writer.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Fashion and Textile Retail Management - MSc

The course develops resourceful, flexible and creative managers and entrepreneurs to lead and innovate within the fashion and textile retail industry.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Fine Art (MFA) - MFA

The MFA Fine Art Course, founded in 1979, is one of the longest standing and most recognised studio-based Fine Art programmes in the UK and Ireland.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Games Design - MA

Passionate about Gaming? Learn how to design and develop your own using the latest tools and technologies.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Gender, Conflict and Human Rights - LLM

The only postgraduate course in the UK and Ireland dedicated to the study of gender, conflict and human rights.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for History - MA

Our MA degrees in History offer an outstanding research led experience for students who want to pursue an interest in History at an advanced level.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice - LLM

Study human rights law and transitional justice with recognised international experts.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for International Commercial Law and ADR - LLM

The LLM in International Commercial Law and ADR offers modules that are at the cutting-edge of industry and will lead to a professional accreditation.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Irish Language Translation, Interpreting and Professional Language Skills - MA

Linguistic training to meet the needs of the Irish Language translation sector. Includes training in MemoQ (Kilgray).

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Journalism - MA

Professional journalism theory and practice: news-gathering, reporting, newswriting, sub-editing and ethics for a changing media landscape.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Linguistics and TESOL - MSc

Developing linguistically trained language teachers.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Peace and Conflict Studies - MSc

The course offers a unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for PGCE Art and Design - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Art and Design - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE English with Drama and Media Studies - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching English, Drama and Media Studies.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE English with Drama and Media Studies - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching English, Drama and Media Studies.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Geography - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE History - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Home Economics - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Music - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Physical Education - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Primary Education - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

A professional course leading to qualified teacher status.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Technology and Design - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for PGCE Technology and Design - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The post primary PGCE is a one year, full-time programme that prepares students for a career in teaching.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

View course page for Photography (MFA) - MFA

Rethinking photographic practices on Belfast School of Art's world leading MFA Degree in Photography.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Photography (MFA) eLearning - MFA

A world leading MFA in Photography taught online by Belfast School of Art.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Public Administration - MPA

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Social Policy - MSc

This course offers an opportunity to an in-depth understanding of contemporary Social Policy and research and policy analysis skills.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages - MA

Gain the skills to teach English to speakers of other languages and put your learning into practice with a teaching placement.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

Part-time study

View course page for Access to Justice - LLM

Access to justice through legal education.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Animation - MA

Storytelling and skills building through animation production.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Communication and Public Relations - PgDip/MSc

The course combines academic grounding with uptodate professional skills with frequent contributions from established profession leaders.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Community Youth Work - PgDip/MSc

The overall aim is to produce qualified Community Youth Workers to undertake key roles to the required professional standard.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Contemporary Performance Practices - MA

An interdisciplinary taught programme that combines performance practice with imaginative and rigorous critical engagement.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Corporate Law and Computing - LLM/MSc

Become the bridge between law and technology through this interdisciplinary programme creating future lawyers and legal technologists.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Counselling Studies and Health Communication - PgDip/MSc

Provides students with a comprehensive range of counselling and health communication theories, approaches and practical skills.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Creative Musicianship - MMus

A flexible, practice-based course for musicians wishing to develop or refresh their professional expertise for work in the creative industries.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies - MA

Working with the heritage and museum professionals of the future.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Digital Marketing Communication and Leadership - MSc

Strategies for success in the digital age.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Education in Further Education - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

This course is a follow-on programme for those who have successfully completed the Certificate in Teaching.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Education in Further Education - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

This course is a follow-on programme for those who have successfully completed the Certificate in Teaching.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Education with Specialisms - MEd

Master of Education with Specialisms.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Employment Law and Practice - LLM

Would you like to hold a LLM in Employment Law and Practice?

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Employment Law and Practice - PgCert

Would you like to hold a Post Graduate Certificate in NI Employment Law and Practice?

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for English Language and Linguistics - PgDip/MSc

Training in postgraduate level research skills in English language and linguistics.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for English Literature - MA

Passionate about reading and writing? Enhance your knowledge of English literature and develop your skills as a creative writer.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Equality Law

This course seeks to explore inequality in society and the legal strategies deployed to combat it.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Fashion and Textile Retail Management - MSc

The course develops resourceful, flexible and creative managers and entrepreneurs to lead and innovate within the fashion and textile retail industry.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Fine Art (MFA) - MFA

The MFA Fine Art Course, founded in 1979, is one of the longest standing and most recognised studio-based Fine Art programmes in the UK and Ireland.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Foundations of Peace and Conflict Studies

This course provides an advanced introduction to key concepts, ideas and debates in this field of study of peace and conflict studies.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Games Design - MA

Passionate about Gaming? Learn how to design and develop your own using the latest tools and technologies.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Gender, Conflict and Human Rights - LLM

The only postgraduate course in the UK and Ireland dedicated to the study of gender, conflict and human rights.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Gender, Conflict and Transition

This course offers an expert introduction and overview to issues of gender, conflict and transition.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for History - MA

Our MA degrees in History offer an outstanding research led experience for students who want to pursue an interest in History at an advanced level.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice - LLM

Study human rights law and transitional justice with recognised international experts.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for International Commercial Law and ADR - LLM

The LLM in International Commercial Law and ADR offers modules that are at the cutting-edge of industry and will lead to a professional accreditation.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for International Schools China - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The PGCE course is a programme that prepares students for a career in teaching in International Schools

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Guangzhou Normal University

View course page for International Schools China - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

The PGCE course is a programme that prepares students for a career in teaching in International Schools

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

Guangzhou Normal University

View course page for Irish Language Translation, Interpreting and Professional Language Skills - MA

Linguistic training to meet the needs of the Irish Language translation sector. Includes training in MemoQ (Kilgray).

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for Legal Technology and Innovation

The short course will introduce participants into how technology is used in today's legal practice and justice provision.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Belfast campus

View course page for Library and Information Management - PgDip/MSc

Scholarly and professional education for library and information practice.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Museum Practice and Management - PgDip/MA

Preparing you to work or to advance your career in the museum and heritage sectors.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Peace and Conflict Studies - MSc

The course offers a unique opportunity to study peace and conflict in a vibrant society emerging from a violent past.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Peacebuilding: Concepts and Approaches

This course focuses on the approaches, activities and spheres of action of peacebuilding in a range of societies emerging from violent conflict.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Public Administration - MPA

Further your career in public sector management, guided by leading academics and practitioners.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for School Leadership - PgDip

Postgraduate Diploma in Headship.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Magee campus

View course page for School Leadership - PgDip

Postgraduate Diploma in Headship.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for School Leadership - PgDip

Postgraduate Diploma in Headship.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus

View course page for Social Policy - MSc

This course offers an opportunity to an in-depth understanding of contemporary Social Policy and research and policy analysis skills.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Jordanstown campus

View course page for Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages - MA

Gain the skills to teach English to speakers of other languages and put your learning into practice with a teaching placement.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

Coleraine campus