Whether you’re looking to build on your existing knowledge in your discipline, change career direction, move into academic research, or something else – we have courses that can help you achieve what you want. Explore our subject areas to find out more or take a look at January starts only.

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Accounting, Finance & Economics

Find out about our industry-focused courses, which help us produce successful graduates who have gone on to hold key positions in global companies.
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Archaeology & Anthropology

As a result of the high levels of practical teaching that are a hallmark of our Master’s programmes in this area, they are seen by employers as world-leading in terms of professional practice.
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Business & Management

Prepare for a career in business and management with our varied selection of postgraduate courses.
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Computer Animation & Visual Effects

Discover why we're one of the best places in the country to study computer animation and VFX and find the right course to help you progress in this exciting industry.
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Computing & Informatics

Take your skills to the next level with our selection of postgraduate courses in computing and informatics, covering everything from mobile app development to cyber security.
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Design & Engineering

Read about our postgraduate design and engineering courses that will help you get ahead in these industries.
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Disaster Management

Bournemouth University Disaster Management Centre has an international reputation for excellence in the provision of disaster management education, training and technical assistance.
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See how you can take your career in health and social care to the next level with our postgraduate and post-qualifying courses.
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Journalism, English & Communication

In a dynamic and vibrant communications environment, the challenge is to keep ahead of the ever-changing demands of the industries and respond to how audiences engage with content.
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Delve deeper into a field of law that you're passionate about with one of our specialist postgraduate law degrees.
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Life & Environmental Sciences

Take a look at our diverse portfolio of Master's courses in a variety of scientific disciplines, all of which are taught by expert staff.
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Our marketing, advertising, digital media and communications courses are designed to help you stay ahead of the various demands that your industry will throw at you.
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Media Production

We’re recognised as the largest centre of professionally-based higher education for the media and communications industries in the UK and we deliver courses designed to set you apart from the crowd.
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The focus of our courses in this area is very much on understanding contemporary politics and how and why we make the political decisions we do.
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A commitment to the delivery of high-quality teaching by leading researchers and practising professionals means that studying psychology at BU can help you to make the most of your career opportunities.
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Social Work

The academic team responsible for our postgraduate social work courses conducts varied research and work closely with frontline partners to inform the development of social work best practice.
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Tourism, Hospitality, Events & Sport

Explore our range of tourism, hospitality and events courses that combine excellent teaching and cutting-edge research with opportunities to hone your practical skills.
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You'll find everything you need to know about studying at BU in our prospectus. Order your printed copy or download our digital version.