Birkbeck, University of London

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    14,450

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    15,200

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Birkbeck, University of London (formerly Birkbeck College, informally BBK), is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, which specialises in evening higher education, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.It offers many Master's and Bachelor's degree programmes that can be studied either part-time or full-time, though nearly all teaching is in the evening. It also admits full-time (as well as part-time) students for PhDs. Its staff members have excellent research reputations in subjects such as English, Economics, Statistics, History, History of Art, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish and Science. It also offers many continuing education courses leading to certificates and diplomas, foundation degrees as well as other short courses.Birkbeck counts four Nobel prize winners and a British Prime Minister among its former students and faculty.

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MSc Accounting and Financial Management
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Duration: 12 Months
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This is a generalist MSc and will be relevant to those who wish to pursue a career in accounting and those who require a thorough knowledge of accounting as budget holders. We seek students from different areas in business/management, accounting and finance, or those with a quantitative background. We take a genuinely interdisciplinary approach to the subject, which offers you an innovative way of learning about topics that cannot be pigeonholed into one particular area. Because our students come from such a variety of backgrounds and range in age and experience, you will find our class discussions a stimulating arena in which to explore new ideas and topics. Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management. Our academic staff are active researchers as well as enthusiastic teachers, and regularly publish cutting-edge articles in the world's leading journals.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £15,950
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MSc Advanced Computing Technologies
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This is a specialised programme of study of advanced computing technologies, data science and data analytics focusing on areas of expertise and research specialisation within the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Modules cover state-of-the-art techniques in areas including the management and analysis of 'big data', software development of information systems in cloud, mobile and web-based architectures, and computational methods for intelligent information management and analysis. You will gain specialist knowledge of the above areas, which you can then employ in analysis of problems arising in the use of advanced computing technologies, evaluation and application of technologies, and research into, and development of, new technologies.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,450
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MSc Analytical Bioscience
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This Master's degree in bioscience provides hands-on experience and training in a wide range of analysis techniques and instrumentation used in the molecular biosciences, biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors. It is designed to allow flexibility in attendance requirements and offers the opportunity to complete a novel research project in one of our excellent research laboratories.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,450
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MSc Analytical Chemistry
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This modular Master's degree delivers comprehensive training in analytical chemistry, with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as forensic, clinical and biopharmaceutical or environmental analysis. The programme is available both part-time and full-time, by day release, and offers the opportunity to complete a research project in our research laboratories. This is a laboratory-based subject, with constant contact between staff and students which creates opportunities for you to comment on, and take responsibility for, the direction of your studies. This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of key areas of analytical science and its practical applications, advance your understanding of recent advances in the field and equip you with the skills to formulate a research or method development plan and carry out the appropriate literature and data searches. You will also learn how to carry out chemical manipulations, operate advanced analytical equipment and work safely and efficiently in a laboratory.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,450
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MA Applied Linguistics
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Duration: 12 Months
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This postgraduate course in applied linguistics provides a rich environment for the exploration of theoretical aspects of language learning, language interaction and language processing. The course will provide an academic foundation for developing professional practice and will provide training in the evaluation and production of research. At the same time, you will gain an understanding of how research in applied linguistics contributes to, and supports, the development of both practice and policy. The course is designed to provide an opportunity to build on and extend your knowledge and develop expertise in issues that relate to language learning and teaching by exploring a broad range of subject areas. Our approach is both interdisciplinary and cross-cultural. Our academic staff are recognised international leaders in the fields of sub-disciplines: second language acquisition; bilingualism; sociolinguistics; psycholinguistics; neurolinguistics; cross-cultural communication; education; translation studies and theoretical linguistics.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MA Archaeological Practice
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Duration: 12 Months
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This Master's degree in archaeology will introduce you to the major techniques, principal bodies of evidence, and central research themes and concepts deployed in archaeological practice. From this, you will develop a critical understanding of how contemporary archaeologists think, draw and write about material evidence. The programme bridges the perceived divide between theory and practice in archaeological fieldwork and cultural resource management and aims to produce a new kind of professional: one who is theoretically aware but also grounded in the craft of archaeology. In doing so, the programme will develop your capacity for interdisciplinary and innovative research in the field, based on a more critical and integrated study of landscape, architecture and material culture. Context, and an engagement with material and historical conditions, is crucial to this work-based training.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,200
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MA Arts Policy and Management
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Duration: 12 Months
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This Master's degree in arts policy and management is designed for existing arts managers who wish to develop their practice and understanding of the background, theories and principles of arts and cultural management, or for those who wish to pursue a career in arts management and who satisfy other entry criteria. It explores the requirements and benefits of strategic management, balancing theory and practice within the context of the prevailing social, political, economic and technological environments. It focuses on public and voluntary sector arts organisations, but also addresses key commercial sector issues.

Type: MA(Full-Time) Tuition: £12,975
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MSc Bio-business
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Duration: 12 Months
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For those seeking a role in the technology transfer, technology finance or pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, it is essential to develop an understanding of the science, regulatory environment, and communication and deal-making. The Bio-business programme delivers an overview of the history and trends in scientific research and development in the industrial biosciences. This is supported and complemented by business, entrepreneurial and industry-facing modules, including the structure of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in the context of regulation and public perception. The programme highlights issues of risk and regulation and the socio-economic benefits stemming from technology and material developments. The main aims are to convey a broad and detailed understanding of all these critical issues and to provide insight into both the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and business in the context of the bioscience industry, recognising the differences between science-based projects and other types of commercial activity.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £15,950
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MSc Bioinformatics with Systems Biology
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This specialist postgraduate degree provides you with high-quality postgraduate training in bioinformatics. It provides a foundation for the development of essential bioinformatics knowledge and skills, as well as an introduction to the emerging field of systems biology. The course is run in parallel with an MRes course that includes a larger research component. The programme is designed for students from a range of scientific backgrounds, who want to pursue research training in the interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics and systems biology. It is relevant to those seeking a future career in both academia and industry.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £14,450
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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MSc Business Innovation with E-Business
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Technological change and the digital economy raise new economic and managerial challenges for businesses and public and private sector organisations. Birkbeck is a centre for excellence in research and inspirational teaching in business innovation. This postgraduate degree in business innovation is designed for graduates who wish to develop a thorough understanding of the importance of innovation for rethinking management, business strategy, corporate assets, intellectual property rights, institutions, organisations, firms, entrepreneurship and globalisation in a changing world.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £15,950
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: October
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