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Postgraduate Education

Find and compare postgraduate education from executive education programmes, Masters and more specifically MBAs and start planning your degree from an accredited UK or international university.

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Higher Education MA
Westminster Business School
2 years
 
London
The course is delivered primarily via Westminster Business School's Virtual Learning environment, supported by face-to-face elements and with flexible ways...
Investment and Risk Finance MSc
Westminster Business School
         
(1)
1 year
13,500 GBP
London
This postgraduate course in Investment and Risk Finance provides an advanced academic and practical grounding in the key aspects of...
Marketing Management MA/MSc
Westminster Business School
         
(3)
1 year
15,500 GBP
London
This one-year programme in Marketing Management from Westminster Business School is designed to develop candidates' strategic perspectives and broaden their...
International Human Resource Management MA
Westminster Business School
1 year
11,000 GBP
London
This MA programme in International Human Resource Management is designed to help you pursue a career in international Human Resource...
Marketing Communications MA
Westminster Business School
         
(6)
1 year
16,000 GBP
London
This Master of Arts programme in Marketing Communications covers the selection and application of the main communication tools available to...
Leadership MSc
Westminster Business School
2 years
 
London
This Leadership MSc from Westminster Business School is designed specifically to give experienced managers the opportunity to focus and build...
Project Management MSc
Westminster Business School
1 year
9,000 GBP
London
This Master of Science programme in Project Management provides candidates with a set of highly valuable and transferable skills in...
Purchasing and Supply Chain Management MSc
Westminster Business School
         
(1)
18 months
10,000 GBP
London
This Masters programme in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management is designed to provide students with the advanced understanding needed to...
Master in Supply Chain and Procurement Management
MIP Politecnico Di Milano
12 months
15,000 EUR
Multiple (2)
The International Master in Supply Chain and Procurement Management is a 12 month Master programme offered by MIP Politecnico di Milano,...
International Development Management MSc
Westminster Business School
1 year
9,000 GBP
London
The one-year Masters programme in International Development Management at Westminster Business School combines theoretical and practical business administration elements to...
Management MA
Westminster Business School
         
(1)
1 year
10,000 GBP
London
The MA Management programme from Westminster Business School seeks to provide aspiring and new front line, junior and middle managers...
Human Resource Management MA - Part-Time
Westminster Business School
2 years
5,500 GBP
London
Delivered via part-time study over a period of two years, this challenging Human Resource Management MA programme is designed to...
Human Resource Management MA
Westminster Business School
         
(2)
1 year
11,000 GBP
London
This HR Management MA programme enables candidates to build an understanding of the strategic role of Human Resource Management (HRM)...
International Master in Multichannel Marketing Management
MIP Politecnico Di Milano
12 months
14,000 EUR
Milan
The International Master in Multichannel Marketing Management is MIP's dedicated study programme for ambitious candidates with a proven professional record...
International Economic Policy & Analysis MSc
Westminster Business School
1 year
9,000 GBP
London
This innovative International Economic Policy and Analysis programme, leading to the Masters of Science from Westminster Business School, develops candidates'...
Crash Course - Language course
Berlitz (UK) Ltd
1 week
1,940 GBP
Multiple (4)
This crash course takes Berlitz's immersive teaching techniques to the next level. Consisting of one-on-one instruction with a trainer, participants...
Hedge Fund Programme
Henley Business School
6 weekends over 6 months
6,338 GBP
Multiple (3)
This holistic Hedge Fund Programme helps develop the expertise of emerging hedge fund managers and counterparties. Over the course of six months, participants...
Management MA - Part-Time
Westminster Business School
2 years
5,000 GBP
London
Delivered via part-time study over a period of two years, the MA Management programme from Westminster Business School prepares you...
International Business and Management MA
Westminster Business School
1 year
11,000 GBP
London
The one year MA programme in International Business & Management from Westminster Business School enables candidates to address today's business...
Leading and Managing Health & Social Care MSc
Westminster Business School
         
(1)
3 years
 
London
This postgraduate degree in Leading and Managing Health and Social Care can be built up from the Certificate to the...
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Age of Change
London School of Economics and Political Science
         
(1)
5 days
3,995 GBP
London
This   Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Age of Change executive course was designed in response to the increasing demand for entrepreneurial,...
CIPD Advanced Award in Organisation Design and Development
CIPD Training
6 months
3,270 GBP
London
Align your organisation’s structure and culture with your strategic goals. This CIPD postgraduate qualification programme will give you the knowledge,...
Private Flex - Language course
Berlitz (UK) Ltd
1 week
 
Multiple (4)
Working with a personal instructor, participants will overcome any language inhibitions and become more confident in one of 40+ languages...
CIPD Advanced Award in Employment Law
CIPD Training
12 months
4,350 GBP
London
Become the primary source of employment law expertise within your organisation. This CIPD postgraduate qualification programme will give you the...
CIPD Advanced Award in Organisation Design and Development - Fast-track programme
CIPD Training
         
(1)
8 weeks
3,495 GBP
London
Align your organisation’s structure and culture with your strategic goals. This CIPD postgraduate qualification programme will give you the knowledge,...
CIPD Advanced Award in Understanding and Implementing Coaching and Mentoring - Fast-track programme
CIPD Training
9 weeks
3,495 GBP
London
Develop and embed a coaching and mentoring culture in your organisation. This CIPD postgraduate qualification programme will give you the...
International Human Rights Law Course: Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning
KNect365 Learning
         
(2)
Online
8,700 GBP
Distance
International Human Rights Law Course: Master of Laws (LLM) by Distance Learning This innovative course has been designed to provide...
HND Business Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
         
(3)
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Business Online Distance Learning Course is a training programme designed for those looking to achieve the Pearson Edexcel BTEC...
HND Hospitality Management Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Hospitality Management Online Distance Learning Course follows on from the Level 4 Certificate , giving candidates the opportunity...
HND Business & Accountancy Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Business & Accountancy Online Distance Learning Course is a training programme designed for those looking to gain an...
Total Immersion - Language course
Berlitz (UK) Ltd
1 week
2,875 GBP
Multiple (4)
This language course from Berlitz UK is the most intensive and effective form of language learning. Designed to achieve maximum...
HND Travel and Tourism Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Travel and Tourism Online Distance Learning Course is an advanced training programme that covers a broader range of topics...
HNC Hospitality Management Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
12 months
1,823 GBP
Distance
This HNC Hospitality Management Online Distance Learning Course is an accredited, work-focused training programme designed to give candidates the knowledge...
HNC Travel and Tourism Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
12 months
1,823 GBP
Distance
This HNC Travel and Tourism Online Distance Learning Course is a highly practical, work-related training programme that addresses the fundamental...
HND Business & Marketing Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
         
(1)
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Business & Marketing Online Distance Learning Course is designed for those wishing to achieve a Pearson Edexcel BTEC...
HND Business & Management Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
         
(4)
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND in Business & Management Online Distance Learning Course has been developed for professionals aiming to achieve a Pearson Edexcel...
HNC Business Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
         
(1)
12 months
1,823 GBP
Distance
This HNC Business Online Distance Learning Course is a foundation level training programme in Business and Management, accredited by Pearson Edexcel...
MAFED: Fashion, Experience & Design Management
SDA Bocconi School of Management
12 months
27,000 EUR
Milan
...
Measuring and Managing the Liquidity Risk
SDA Bocconi School of Management
2 days
 
Milan
...
The California Innovation & Entrepreneurship Study Tour (CIES)
SDA Bocconi School of Management
7 days
 
California (state)
We will start our trip in Los Angeles. Then we will drive to the San Francisco Bay area and Silicon...
HND Business & Human Resources Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
         
(1)
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Business & Human Resources Online Distance Learning Course is designed for those looking to achieve a Level 5...
HND Business Operations Management Online Distance Learning Course
Brighton School of Business and Management
24 months
3,489 GBP
Distance
This HND Business & Operations Management Online Distance Learning Course is an accredited training progamme covering a range of key...
Data Science for Decision Making
London School of Economics and Political Science
5 days
5,795 GBP
London
This interactive executive short course provides a comprehensive survey of the core vocabulary and methods of data science, data analytics,...
Retail Manager
SDA Bocconi School of Management
17 days
7,000 EUR
Milan
...
Go to Market
SDA Bocconi School of Management
3 days
3,100 EUR
Milan
...
Half Day Private (am) - Language course
Berlitz (UK) Ltd
1 week
1,280 GBP
Multiple (4)
Through this half-day one-on-one course, participants will work with a personal instructor to learn one of 40+ languages on offer,...
The Marketing in You
SDA Bocconi School of Management
2 days
2,700 EUR
Milan
...
Internet & Social Media for Corporate & Marketing Communication
SDA Bocconi School of Management
30 days
3,100 EUR
Distance
...
MIHMEP: International Health Care Management, Economics & Policy
SDA Bocconi School of Management
12 months
19,000 EUR
Milan
...
Structured Products: Risks, Rewards, Valuation
SDA Bocconi School of Management
4 days
2,900 EUR
Milan
...
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Postgraduate education

Postgraduate programmes are ideally obtained after a bachelor’s degree or undergraduate education. Students and working professionals obtain these degrees in various concentrations to carve a more permanent niche in their careers as these degrees and programmes increase one’s chances of employment and advance one’s career.

Postgraduate degrees and programmes

A degree is simply a distinction of moving from one step to another. Two main classifications of postgraduate education are academic and vocational degrees. These degrees are obtained at different levels of study and academic life, sometimes as masters or doctorate degrees. The lengths of these programmes vary in countries usually between 1- 2 years and can be tailored according to individuals interests in different concentrations of the curriculum offered. Master's degrees in the UK, for example, tend to be focused on the programme subject and typically range from 12-18 months in length while doctorate degree length vary between Europe and North America as well duration which ranges between 3-5 years. The Doctorate degrees usually involve thesis and research in large contexts. Some of the common classifications under postgraduate are:

  •         Graduate certificate
  •         Graduate diploma
  •         Masters
  •         Professional doctorates

Some of these can be non-degree qualifications since they are being used to gain further education and as part of another degree or programme.

Different concentrations under postgraduate

A postgraduate dissertation is offered for all sorts of education ranging from science to commerce to social sciences. When offered in business, they are typically called executive education programmes and involve corporate internships and programmes. Masters degrees can have different formats and are given on the basis of the curriculum such as:

  • Post-graduate master’s degree (MA, MS, Med, Msc, MPH, MCom; for those with a bachelor’s degree)
  • Post-graduate master’s degree (MRes, MARes; for bachelor degree holders with research backgrounds and publications)
  • Executive master’s degree (EMBA, EMS; designed for executive professionals)
  • Integrated master’s degree (MChem, MPhys, Msci; this combined with bachelor’s and one year of master’s)

Different fields and training format

Postgraduate education is offered for all types of fields in science, engineering, business, commerce, social science, humanities, arts, education and business. Courses may be offered in a traditional classroom setting while many institutions are increasingly offering distance postgraduate courses. Business professionals typically go for Masters in Business Administration (MBA) after significant years of experience in their respective field as the admission requirement varies for different professionals and universities. The programmes are typically designed to give the candidates an exposure of the corporate world or hands on experience of the professional world for students. Usually, these programmes are designed for academic education as well as working internships at the end of the programmes. 

Benefits of postgraduate education

It has become increasingly hard for professionals to stand out with bachelor’s degrees alone. Postgraduate degrees provide opportunities for research and opens abundant opportunities for professionals with research ambitions. The degree of specialisation is more in postgraduate degrees, thus, gives more attention to development of skills in students and professionals. Ambitious students and working professionals looking to take the next step in their careers will find abundant opportunities with postgraduate degrees.