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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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The MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis is a Verified Course Sequence of the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Coleraine campus

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

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

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

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

Intensive 20 month course with integral practice placements providing pre-registration training in dietetics for science graduates.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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: 2024/25

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: 2024/25

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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

Two year intensive Master's programme training Physician Associates to deliver first contact medical care under the supervision of a senior doctor.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Derry~Londonderry campus

Two year intensive Master's programme training Physician Associates to deliver first contact medical care under the supervision of a senior doctor.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Derry~Londonderry campus

This course will deliver innovative academic excellence in research, leadership and person-centred assessment in specialist practice nursing care.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

This course will deliver innovative academic excellence in research, leadership and person-centred assessment in specialist practice nursing care.

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

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

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2025/26

Belfast campus

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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

'Providing coaches with a foundation to excel'

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

'Providing coaches with a foundation to excel'

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Full-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

Part-time study

Students will develop their practice in an advanced way to provide a holistic care experience to benefit both the service and patient.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

Students will develop their practice in an advanced way to provide a holistic care experience to benefit both the service and patient.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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: 2025/26

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

The MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis is a pathway to UKSBA Registration accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health & Social Care

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Coleraine campus

The MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis is a pathway to UKSBA Registration accredited by the Professional Standards Authority for Health & Social Care

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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: 2025/26

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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: 2024/25

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In-depth 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: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

In-depth 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: 2025/26

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: 2023/24

Belfast 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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

This short course develops essential skills, knowledge & understanding of biomedical informatics in relation to basic & applied research and practice.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Education and professional training in the biomedical sciences.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course covers all the most recent advances in laser refractive and refractive cataract surgery, from pre-assessment to complex case management

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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This course covers all the most recent advances in laser refractive and refractive cataract surgery, from pre-assessment to complex case management

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course details the regulatory and clinical guidance which is required to ensure the use of clinical tests are evidence-based.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This course details the regulatory and clinical guidance which is required to ensure the use of clinical tests are evidence-based.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course integrates knowledge of the clinical trials process with patient recruitment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This course integrates knowledge of the clinical trials process with patient recruitment.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course provides an understanding of the importance of clinical and research ethics and governance, including regulatory processes involved.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This course provides an understanding of the importance of clinical and research ethics and governance, including regulatory processes involved.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Prepares safe & 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: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Prepares safe & 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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

Multi-disciplinary module providing opportunity for healthcare professionals to advance their knowledge in meeting needs of those living with diabetes

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast 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: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

Enhancing practitioners professional development in education.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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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: 2024/25

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

Belfast campus

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: 2024/25

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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

This short course provides an understanding of the complex provision of economically viable therapeutics in healthcare.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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This short course provides an understanding of the complex provision of economically viable therapeutics in healthcare.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

Coleraine campus

To introduce and describe the concepts and the methods of in silico based manipulation and analysis of genome, proteome and metabolome.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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To introduce and describe the concepts and the methods of in silico based manipulation and analysis of genome, proteome and metabolome.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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Develop students understanding of principles of personalised medicine & encourage them to consider the fundamental aspects & issues within this field.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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Develop students understanding of principles of personalised medicine & encourage them to consider the fundamental aspects & issues within this field.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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To provide students with the skills and understanding sufficient to be able to design, implement & critique mathematical analysis of biomedical data.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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To provide students with the skills and understanding sufficient to be able to design, implement & critique mathematical analysis of biomedical data.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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: 2024/25

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

Belfast campus

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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

Belfast campus

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: 2024/25

Belfast 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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

This module gives students an introduction to programming skills and their application in GIS and Remote Sensing.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Forge the career you deserve with an MSc Psychology (Conversion) course at Ulster University.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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This course will deliver innovative academic excellence in research, leadership and person-centred assessment in specialist practice nursing care.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

This course will deliver innovative academic excellence in research, leadership and person-centred assessment in specialist practice nursing care.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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: 2023/24

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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

eLearning

Educating the Sports Nutritionists of the future

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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: 2025/26

Belfast campus

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: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

'Providing coaches with a foundation to excel'

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2025/26

Belfast campus

'Providing coaches with a foundation to excel'

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

Belfast campus

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2023/24

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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: 2024/25

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Assisting healthcare professionals to play a greater role in urological care

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

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Assisting healthcare professionals to play a greater role in urological care

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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

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Part-time Postgraduate

Year of entry: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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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: 2024/25

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