The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences offers a range of postgraduate degree programmes across seven diverse disciplines. Our courses give you the skills and ambition you need to succeed in your future career.

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Accredited therapy training, practice-relevant research methodologies, and the application of mental health theory across the lifespan.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Training in biotechnology research with a strong emphasis on development of advanced practical skills and research methods.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Intensive 20 month accredited pre-registration programme in dietetics designed for science graduates

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs, policy and legislation.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Established course with a strong focus on employability and professional skills.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Developing the knowledge, skills and expertise for effective public health practice in a rapidly changing world.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Developing the knowledge, skills and expertise for effective public health practice in a changing world.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Intensive 12 month taught master's course in Human Nutrition for science graduates which is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Intensive 12 month taught master's course in Human Nutrition for science graduates which is approved by the Association for Nutrition.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The MSc Nursing is a challenging course suitable for qualified nurses who wish to develop higher levels of criticality in research and leadership.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This programme is designed to provide an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of core areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing and research.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Two year intensive Master's programme training Physician Associates to deliver first contact medical care at the point of qualification.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

This fully online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their professional development and global employability.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This fully online course will enable occupational therapy graduates to enhance their professional development and global employability.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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The aim of this course is to prepare students to become SCPHN (NMC, 2004) Health Visitor or School Nurse and achieve a Post Graduate Diploma.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

The aim of this course is to prepare students to become SCPHN (NMC, 2004) Health Visitor or School Nurse and achieve a Post Graduate Diploma.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The Post Graduate Diploma Specialist Nursing (with pathways) prepares nurses for clinical leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

The Post Graduate Diploma Specialist Nursing (with pathways) prepares nurses for clinical leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Providing clinicians with the requisite skills to excel in sports medicine.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Providing a recognised level of training for aspiring professionals in the field of sport and exercise psychology.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Providing coaches with a foundation to excel.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Part-time study

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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The MSc Advanced Nursing Practice programme is designed to equip students to develop a career as an advanced nurse practitioner.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

This course focuses on the formulation, characterisation and evaluation of novel pharmaceutical delivery systems based on nanotechnology.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Pharmacists developing skills and knowledge in advanced practice enabling them to lead, develop and support practitioners across the healthcare system

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Enabling students from a variety of disciplines to increase their knowledge in relation to the advancement of effective and proactive continence care.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Enables the student to carefully consider a range of issues related to advancing care for people with a stoma across the lifespan

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Assists the student to identify ways in which they can act as a positive force for the advancement of well-being in people with urological disorders

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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The School of Health Sciences aims to provide quality advanced education for Allied Health Professionals to enhance their skills in client care.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis is a Behavior Analyst Certification Board (www.bacb.com) Verified Course Sequence.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Providing flexible and engaging distance learning opportunities to students keen to succeed in today's challenging health and social care environment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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Providing flexible and engaging distance learning opportunities to students keen to succeed in today's challenging health and social care environment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Accredited therapy training, practice-relevant research methodologies, and the application of mental health theory across the lifespan.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

This module will provide students with the skills to complete an assessment of the MH needs of pregnant women and new mothers.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course aims to critically evaluate, develop and apply business practice and commercial awareness in the marketing of pharmaceutical services.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Prepares safe and effective Community Nurse Prescribers who are competent to prescribe from the Nurse Prescribers Formulary for Community Prescribers

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

This course focuses on understanding of the processes involved from drug discovery and development to how the drugs are brought to the market place.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

This course introduces environmental impact assessment, the methodology of carrying out an environmental audit and environmental management systems.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This established course combines environmental management practice and theory with proven excellence in distance learning.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This established course combines environmental management practice and theory with proven excellence in distance learning.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This innovative course combines teaching of Environmental Management techniques with skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This innovative course combines teaching of Environmental Management techniques with skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This is the only MSc in Environmental Toxicology & Pollution Monitoring in the United Kingdom. Since 1999, we have had over 200 successful graduates.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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The programme provides fully online postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs policy and legislation.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course examines the methods by which data can be stored, accessed and manipulated in order to provide high quality databases for GI Systems

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course introduces GIS relevant management and decision making concepts in business and society.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Established course with a strong focus on employability and professional skills.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Develop and enhance the student knowledge base and practice of health assessment and facilitate the development of problem solving skills

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Developing the knowledge, skills and expertise for effective public health practice in a changing world.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Developing the knowledge, skills and expertise for effective public health practice in a changing world.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Flexible, innovative learning: a global perspective on health psychology.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Intensive master's course in Human Nutrition for science graduates which is approved by the Association for Nutrition.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Intensive master's course in Human Nutrition for science graduates which is accredited by the Association for Nutrition.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

This course provides participants with the ability to select and apply appropriate methods and instrumentation for quality control/quality assurance.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Aims to develop the student's knowledge and systematic understanding of integrative holistic concepts, theories and practices

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Raising the standard of Lower Limb Preservation in Diabetes through consensus of evidence based "best practice" in patient care at all stages.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

Provides the student with the necessary knowledge and values that underpin MI, and introduce them to the skills of practicing it.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

This exciting course gives registered nurses/midwives the opportunity to achieve the NMC recorded qualification of Independent Prescribing (V300).

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

This exciting course is aimed at registered nurses giving them the opportunity to achieve professional and academic awards.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The MSc Nursing is a course suitable for qualified nurses who wish to develop higher levels of criticality in research, practice and leadership.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Developing professional skills in palliative and end of life care.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This program is designed to provide up-to-date knowledge and understanding of core areas of pharmaceutical sciences.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course provides understanding of the legislative and practice requirements, relating to the practice of pharmacy in the Republic of Ireland.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

This fully online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their professional development and global employability.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to monitor pollution of the environment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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Develops the students' decisions making skills and assessment of risk to work safely and effectively in forensic healthcare settings.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

This course introduces the theory and practice of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills required to understand what challenging behaviour is

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to work under supervision in assessing/screening an individual with a learning disability

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

This online course will enable occupational therapy graduates to enhance their professional development and global employability.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This course addresses the scope of remotely-sensed images as another source of GIS data as well as extending mutual benefits of data integration.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

An engaging course specialising in improving remote sensing and GIS employability and professional skills.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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The Post-Graduate Diploma Specialist Nursing (with pathways) prepares Nurses for Leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

This will equip you to accurately produce & critically analyse the interpretation of spirometry readings, leading to an accurate diagnosis & treatment

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Providing clinicians with the requisite skills to excel in sports medicine.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Providing a recognised level of training for aspiring professionals in the field of sport and exercise psychology

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

This course will enable participants to see the interconnections between sport business and the law.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Providing coaches with a foundation to excel.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

To develop and enhance knowledge in relation to proactive, person-centered continence management

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Helps healthcare professionals to identify how they can play an increasingly influential role in assisting the person living with a stoma

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Assisting healthcare professionals to play a greater role in urological care

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health with Food Regulatory Affairs specialism.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course provides an opportunity for participants to develop their understanding of processes in the environment and in water treatment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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This course provides an introduction to web-based GIS using a range of languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This course focuses on a comprehensive, detailed and systematic understanding of the impact of zoonoses on public health and pharmacy practice.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

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