Postgraduate study in the Faculty of Life & Health Sciences

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


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.

In this section

Full-time study

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

Intensive 20 month course providing pre-registration training in dietetics for science graduates.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Developing the knowledge and skill set for public health practice.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Developing the knowledge and skill set for public health practice.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

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.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Magee campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown 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.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

"To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport"

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

'Providing coaches with a foundation to excel'

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Part-time study

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

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.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

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.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Belfast campus

This course aims to provide the scientific knowledge and skills necessary for understanding and implementing biodiversity management.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Part-time postgraduate provision in professional practice in biomedical science.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

This course is designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Belfast campus

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This short course introduces participants to information technology and presentation skills relevant to the environmental manager/researcher.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to understand the impact of chemicals in the environment.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

A one year exciting and challenging course for nurses working in General Practice

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Belfast campus

Developing the knowledge and skill set for public health practice.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Supporting enhanced practice and patient centred health care through independent and / or supplementary prescribing by Allied Health Professionals.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Developing professional skills in palliative and end of life care.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Coleraine campus

This online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Belfast campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

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.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Belfast campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

"To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport"

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Belfast campus

Fully online postgraduate course in the rapidly expanding field of Stem Cell Biology.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

'Providing coaches with a foundation to excel'

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

Jordanstown campus

Provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals who work in telephone consultation to build upon evidence-based knowledge & skills.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

Magee campus

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning

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

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2021/22

eLearning