Master's level courses

Postgraduate qualifications offered by the Department are Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas, Masters of Science (MSc), Masters of Studies (MSt), and DPhils.

Master of Science (MSc) by coursework

These degrees are generally offered in Science or Social Science subjects and typically require students to undertake one to two years of part-time study. The exact composition of the course will vary according to the programme of study.

Master of Studies (MSt)

Students are normally required to undertake six terms of study followed by an examination. The exact composition will vary according to the programme of study

Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates

These are typically one to two year part-time courses, flexibly structured. Postgraduate Certificates can act as a precursor to further academic study, and as an enhancement to one's professional qualifications.