University of Birmingham

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Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. The University was founded in 1900 on an anti-discrimination ethos accepting men and women on an equal basis. Today, as a community of over 145 nationalities in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities, we remain committed to promoting equality, diversity and fairness irrespective of age, disability, gender, pregnancy or marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status.

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MSc International Accounting and Finance
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme, accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), aims to give you a deep knowledge of the theoretical and empirical literature that provides the background to understanding changes and innovations in accounting and finance and equip you with a range of skills that can be used to solve real-world problems.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,580
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Chemical Engineering
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Duration: 12 Months
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Chemical Engineering is dynamic and evolving. It provides many solutions to problems facing industries in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, oil, energy and food and drink sectors. It is vital to many issues affecting our quality of life; such as better and more economical processes to reduce the environmental burden, and more delicious and longer lasting food due to the right combination of chemistry, ingredients and processing. The programme has options in Food Processing, Pharmaceutical Technology and Business Studies.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,900
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Computer Science
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Duration: 12 Months
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This Masters degree is intended for graduates with a previous degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline. It allows students to broaden their knowledge of cutting edge areas of Computing through the choice of options from a range of advanced taught modules. It also provides the opportunity for students to deepen their knowledge of selected areas of Computing by individual project work. The final four months of the programme are spent on a summer project. This could either be a software development oriented project, or a research oriented-project, supervised by a member of staff who is active in that research area. Students undertaking research-oriented projects (typically those interested in a career in research and development, or the pursuit of further studies, such as a PhD) will also complete one or two research mini-projects in the first part of the programme and undertake a Research Skills course.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £19,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering
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Duration: 12 Months
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This new, innovative programme offers graduates excellent career prospects in a broad field of mechanical engineering-related industries. It will also provide excellent preparation for those wishing to undertake a PhD. The MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering is a broad-based programme covering an important and industrially-relevant portfolio of mechanical engineering modules, such as Biofuels and Combustion, Manufacturing Processes, MEMS, and Automation and Robotics.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,900
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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Application Fee: £50.00

MSc Advancing Physiotherapy Practice
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Duration: 13 Months
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This programme offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of a profile of modules that meet your personal development needs and aspirations. Modules are designed to facilitate your capability to undertake a range of roles, for example, specialist, extended scope or consultant and developing roles. They will also appeal to those involved in service development or role redesign.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £15,534
Duration: 13 Months Start Month: September
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MA Africa and Development
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme combines development studies with an interdisciplinary focus on Africa. It provides an advanced understanding of the African cultural, political and historical circumstances which have been formative in the constitution of development studies as a field, and which have shaped the impact of development interventions in the continent.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,850
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MA African Studies
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Duration: 12 Months
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The MA African Studies is a multidisciplinary programme focusing on contemporary Africa. It provides you with an understanding of major social, cultural, political and economic developments in Africa and the Diaspora. It also enables you to develop your critical and analytical powers in relation to current events in Africa, as well as your ability to approach contemporary African issues from interdisciplinary standpoints.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,850
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Air Pollution Management and Control
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Duration: 12 Months
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This course is run with the School of Chemical Engineering. It is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the causes and effects of air pollution, and the management measures and engineering technologies available for its control. This is a recognised and sought after qualification within the professional environmental field in the UK and abroad. Students successfully completing the course find employment as air quality experts within environmental consultancies, industry or local government departments.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £18,900
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MA Antiquity: Byzantine Studies pathway
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Duration: 12 Months
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The Antiquity MA: Byzantine Studies pathway allows you to study the political, cultural, social economic and literary history of the Byzantine Empire. This programme offers an ideal opportunity to pursue your interests in greater depth and also provides an ideal foundation for further research at doctoral level. This is one of several pathways available on the Antiquity MA.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,850
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MA Antiquity: Classical Archaeology pathway
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Duration: 12 Months
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The Antiquity MA: Classical Archaeology pathway gives you a grounding in the advanced study of Greek and Roman civilisation through its physical remains, from the earliest times to the Byzantine period. Working with experts currently engaged in excavations from all regions and periods of classical antiquity, you will receive training in the theory and practice of archaeology and in the application of scientific and environmental methods.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,850
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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