Taught Master's course formats
Each of our taught MSc courses is available with an industrial placement.
|Format||Entry requirement||Mode of study||Duration|
|Full-time||Honours degree||full-time||12 months|
|Full-time with an industrial placement||Honours degree||full-time||14-24 months|
MSc courses are suitable for graduates with a good Honours degree or an equivalent qualification (more about entry requirements).
- During the Autumn and Spring terms, full-time students attend campus from Monday to Friday inclusive.
- The timetable typically involves 10 - 15 hours of lectures and classes per week with the remainder set aside for private study, coursework, project work, etc.
- Teaching may be scheduled any time between 09:00 and 18:00, but we try to avoid 09:00 starts.
- Wednesday afternoons are normally left free for sports and other recreational activities.
|1||Welcome week (late September)||Introduction and orientation for new students||1|
|Autumn term||Taught modules||12|
|Winter vacation||Break||3 - 4|
|Spring term||Taught modules continue and project research begins||12|
|Spring vacation||Break, exam revision||3 - 4|
|Summer term||Examinations followed by short break||5|
|Remainder of summer||Project continues until mid September||14 approx|
|2||Industrial placement (optional)||Practical work experience (paid)||8 - 50|
See general terms for progression requirements