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MBA with Placement Year

Why this course - Our MBA is a dynamic, contemporary and practical course designed to produce the business leaders of the future.

This variant of the course is a two year masters with a work placement year. The embedded placement offers a unique opportunity to apply your skills on real-life projects and make connections with exciting businesses across London.

We’re rooted in London’s most exciting region for enterprise, between the major financial institutions of Canary Wharf and pioneering new businesses in Stratford and Shoreditch. We work with these institutions, from Bloomberg to Barclay card, to bring you cutting-edge insight into the way contemporary businesses are run.

We’re committed to giving you the most complete and practical education we can so we offer you the chance to visit leading businesses in London, attend major industry conferences, and learn from inspiring guest speakers.

Future -

  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Investment Banker
  • Operations Manager
  • Financial Advisor

BA Accounting & Finance

Why this course - One of only a few courses in London that’s accredited by six accountancy bodies, the course provides exam exemptions from ACCA, ICAEW, CIMA, AIA, CPA Australia and IFA (provided you select the appropriate option modules) and will fast-track you on a path to becoming a qualified accountant. The qualification will open up a career in virtually any business or organisation in the private, public or voluntary sectors.

It will also enable you to gain employment in the financial services industry because it provides a thorough overview of financial markets, financial reporting requirements and the regulatory framework of accounting. You’ll receive a solid grounding in core accounting disciplines and the course has a strong emphasis on preparing you directly for the world of work.

Future - The kind of roles that you can expect to be open to you after graduation include:

  • Financial accountant
  • Management accountant
  • Budget controller
  • Tax advisor
  • Internal or external auditor.


BA (Hons) Marketing Management

Why this course - Based on essential marketing principles, our degree in marketing management provides the skills and knowledge you'll need to start your marketing career.

Modules include customer insight, brand management and social media and there is the option to study specific fields of marketing or advertising. You'll also get to work on live briefs from businesses such as the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, providing you with practical experience while you study.

Future - Popular career options for our advertising graduates include account executive or copywriter roles or, more broadly, working in branding, marketing research or marketing consultancy.

MA Strategic Marketing

Why this course - Our Master's degree has been especially created to enable graduates and professionally qualified managers to gain a greater understanding of the latest knowledge and practices in strategic marketing.

You will gain comprehensive understanding of marketing strategy, market research, direct and digital marketing, brand management, marketing consultancy and global marketing.

This programme will advance your marketing skills and prepare you for the competitive challenges of the global marketplace. You will develop management skills central to the relationship between an organisation and its customers.


  • Public Relations Manager
  • MarketResearch Analyst
  • Advertising Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Media Buyer
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planners
  • Chief MarketingOfficer
  • Promotions Manager


BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Why this course - Northumbria University’s BSc (Hons) Computer Science undergraduate course is the established route for those interested in taking their enthusiasm for computing to degree level and beyond. Our course covers a broad range of computing specialisms and will open the door to a vast range of careers within this industry.

From day one, students will be immersed in an exciting, innovative environment where you will develop your theoretical and technical knowledge and skills which will be directly relatable to your future career.

You will study computer programming, relational databases, web development, computer networks and control systems, systems analysis, operating systems and distributed real-time systems to give you a broad knowledge of the computer science discipline.

Future -

  • Application Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Games Developer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Consultant
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Designer

MSc Cyber Security (with Internship)

Why this course - With the dramatic increase in high-profile cyber security incidents reported in the media, the demand for highly skilled security professionals is growing significantly as businesses across the globe seek to protect their networks and data. Our MSc Cyber Security with Advanced Practice provides you with a critical understanding of information governance and assurance, combined with technology risk management practices.

The Advanced Practice stage of this programme provides you with the opportunity to undertake a 12-15 week internship, allowing you to put your learning in to practice, enhancing your learning and further developing your employability.

Future -

  • Information SecurityAnalyst
  • Lead Software SecurityEngineer
  • Chief Information SecurityOfficer (CISO)
  • SecurityArchitect
  • Penetration Tester
  • Information SecurityCrime Investigator/Forensics Expert


BEng/MEng Computer Systems Engineering

Why this course - The field of computer systems is one of the fastest growing fields of engineering and one that has a very visible impact on modern life. Our course opens the door to a career in computing wherever digital, mobile or network systems are involved. Traditional computer systems engineering focuses on the engineering and integration of hardware and software systems which fulfil useful purposes. For example accessing video-on-demand, music and live TV coverage, as data can be distributed across the globe.

Now, with the rise of cloud computing and the latest generation of large-scale networked systems, computer systems engineering is at the cutting edge of a range of technological developments.

Our pioneering and specialist Computer Systems Engineering degree prepares you for entry into an exciting career. You will be taught by experts in the field in high-tech labs and have access to specialist equipment. You will be part of a well-resourced department and study among like-minded and ambitious students.

Future -

  • Software Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • ComputerHardware Engineer
  • Computer SystemsAnalyst
  • ComputerNetwork Architect
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • ComputerProgrammer

MA International Business Management

Why this course - In the 21st century businesses are more globally integrated than ever before meaning international business expertise is highly sought after to understand the dynamic conditions and opportunities within a global market. Organisations need managers with skills in this field if they are to achieve their international aspirations.

This challenging course will suit those who have aspirations to manage in an international context and would either like to enhance career opportunities in this field or develop an existing career for the purposes of progression. Core to the course is an understanding of managing company operations and dealing with issues such as financial performance, all within a diverse and multicultural arena to enhance your international perspective.

You will gain in-depth knowledge about the dynamic nature of global business environments and an understanding of international entrepreneurial activity, as well as experiencing industry based trips and professional speakers that will enhance your practice awareness. The aim of this course is to equip you with effective management and operational processes that will enable you to pursue a career path to managerial positions.

  • business adviser
  • business analyst
  • corporate investment banker
  • human resources officer
  • management consultant
  • marketing executive
  • product manager
  • purchasing manager


Business Law (LLB) (Hons)

Why this course - An LLB is a degree program that focuses on law as it relates to the commercial industry. It is a type of real life application of law. For individuals who are looking to work in a commercial or business application with their law education, this degree program is a good fit. It provides a better connection to applicable components of law as it applies to the business world, making them more suitable for the field. This ends up leading to better pay.

Future - Business lawyers have multiple options when choosing a post-graduate career path; they can become a lawyer for a company or enterprise, a paralegal or a finance analyst. Each path has different educational requirements with an associate's degree at the lower end and a Juris Doctor degree at the higher end.

Crime & Litigation LLM

Why this course - This degree appeals to practitioners in the field of criminal justice, particularly: solicitors, barristers, CPS employees and police officers. Lawyers at the start of their career have found this course helps them to build their knowledge and expertise in a specialist area. The Specialist LLM in Criminal Litigation is the first postgraduate degree course in the UK to be devoted exclusively to the critical study of criminal litigation. It focuses on the principles upon which the criminal justice system is based by placing them in a comparative context. This master’s course has been designed to allow you to examine important areas of criminal litigation in greater depth than is usually possible either at undergraduate level or on a professional training course. Our past students have included lawyers on a career break and those seeking judicial appointment wishing to broaden their knowledge and raise their practical awareness. Many students have taken this LLM as an in-depth transition from their LLB or BA courses prior to studying for the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) or Legal Practice Course (LPC). During this course students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards.

Future - Completion of the course you will have developed advanced legal practice skills and an informed and reflective understanding of the criminal justice system. As well as legal practice, graduates of the LLM Crime and Litigation may seek employment in a variety of related fields such as research & policy making and the police, prison and probation services.


BA(Hons) Business Management

Why this course -

  • Business and Management has been ranked in the Top 10 in The Guardian University Guide 2019
  • Our teaching team have been nominated in the CMI Higher Education Awards 2018 for ‘Outstanding Innovation and Delivery’ and ‘International’ talent, dedication and innovation
  • Achieve a respected Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification alongside your degree and set yourself apart as a business leader of the future
  • Benefit from professional mentoring on the first course in the country where every student has an external CMI mentor throughout
  • Keep your options open – study a broad-based first year and then continue on this pathway for a fully rounded introduction to Business Management, or choose to specialise in Marketing, HRM, Finance, Enterpriseor International Business
  • Gain exemptions from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)professional qualifications
  • Prepare for a career in corporate management with major names: our graduates now work with the likes of Barclays, DHL and IBM
  • Build your practical skills through work experience, live projects, consultancy, case studies and business simulations
  • The University of Derby won the Midlands University of the Year at the Midlands Business Awards 2018

Future -

Your qualifications will equip you for a rewarding leadership career in any area of business and management, from sales and marketing to HR and operations.

They will also mark you out as having the potential for rapid promotion to senior positions, someone who can work competently and ethically in global and cross-cultural environments.

You could progress to roles such as operations manager, business analyst, business development manager, sales executive, marketing officer, HR advisor – the list is endless. BA(Hons) International Tourism Management

Why this course - Go far as a future leader in the tourism industry. Our BA (Hons) International Tourism Management opens up a whole world of career destinations for you.

  • Combine high-level management skills with a strong understanding of global tourism in the 21st century
  • Study at our Buxton campus, ideally located on the edge of the Peak District National Park
  • Be inspired by our exciting industry links: our networks include leading names like the National Trust, Chats worth House and Disney
  • See tourism management in action through field trips in the UK and overseas
  • Learn from experts with wide-ranging experience in the industry and an international profile for research
  • Reach high professional standards on a course recognised by the Tourism Management Institute (TMI)
  • Become a member of hosco, the world’s leading hospitality careers network for students and graduates

Future -

  • Travel Consultant
  • Visitor Information Manager
  • Event Manager
  • Ground Attendant
  • Cruise Manager
  • Tour Guide
  • Sales and Marketing Consultant/Manager
  • Operations Manager


BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science

Why this course -

  • Gain the skills and knowledge required to become a biomedical scientist.
  • Apply the latest biological science to fields such as medical diagnosis of disease and illness.
  • Research the causes and treatment of disease.
  • Choose to transfer onto the MSc qualification.
  • Gain a broad-based education in biomedical sciences, its application and an insight into the impact of biomedical science within the clinical setting and scientific industry.

Future - Numerous opportunities exist for students pursuing a course in biomedical sciences in India. It is a vast, happening subject with great opportunities for laboratory work, management, research, education, and consultancy. Once you become qualified in the subject, you can work in the private sector or in the various national healthcare laboratories. Those who don't find themselves suitable for standard hospital careers may opt for health protection agencies, or work in forensic science departments and help catch a suspect perhaps! Attach yourself to international healthcare projects, go for voluntary work, get involved with product manufacturers, pharmaceutical industries, or veterinary services…your choices are immense.

MSc Molecular Microbiology

Why this course-

  • Explore the fundamental principles that underpin environmental, industrial and medical microbiology.
  • Learn how microorganisms cause disease and interact with the immune system and what practical steps can be taken to prevent and treat these conditions.
  • Consider how bacteria and fungi can be used as tools in a diverse range of industries.
  • Develop and enhance your laboratory skills from experimental design, through utilization of pertinent techniques, to interpretation of results.

This course has been designed to respond to the increasing need for highly skilled microbiologists across a range of industries. You'll undertake the critical task of translating basic laboratory medical research into clinical and commercial applications.

Future -

  • Biomedical scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Clinical research associate
  • Food technologist
  • Healthcare scientist, immunology
  • Medicinal chemist
  • Microbiologist
  • Nanotechnologist


BEng(Hons) Aerospace Systems Engineering

Why this course - Designed to support the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC), the course is centred upon systems for aerospace vehicles and the requirement to design total system solutions including practical and virtual design skills.

Future - This course aims to produce graduates with the skills to become successful detail-design engineers and engineering managers, both in aerospace and the wider engineering context, in fields such as aircraft and components design and manufacture, maintenance and testing, propulsion systems, flight simulation, aviation, avionics, patent engineering, financial services and many more.

When you are ready to find permanent employment, you can also receive support from our award-winning Faculty careers service, EEC Futures, which won the ‘Best Placement Service in the UK’ award at the National Undergraduate Employability Awards in 2015 and 2016.

Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University’s Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.

BA(Hons) International Fashion Management

Why this course - On this course, you’ll live and breathe fashion. Surrounded by London’s vibrant streets, and taught by industry experts, you’ll learn to create global success for any type of fashion label.

Are you interested in creating, marketing and managing sustainably successful brands? Then this very practical course is for you. You’ll learn from a team of experienced tutors who have outstanding fashion experience, many of whom remain active in the industry and in research.

You’ll be encouraged to explore all that London has to offer – everything from its fabulous street markets to high-street retailers and exclusive luxury brands. However, we’ll also bring the industry to you: you’ll hear from guest lecturers like fashion stylists, photographers and fabric researchers, and you’ll be taken to visit designer ateliers, trend forecasting agencies, trade shows and museums. You’ll network with figures from industry, and could even work on a live project for a client. You’ll also enjoy field trips in the UK and Europe, organised by your tutors.

Future - This future-forward, globally astute course is intended to propel you into an exciting professional fashion management career anywhere in the world.

When you graduate, you’ll have a huge array of career options. You might choose to go into marketing, management or leadership, and the entrepreneurial skills you’ll learn will also prepare you for self-employment, if that’s what you want. You’ll have strong employer appeal thanks to the practical, international and London-based nature of your studies, as well as your ability to develop innovative solutions to real business problems. Our focus on world issues means that international opportunities will be open to you on graduation. You’ll be equipped to contribute to the work of global brands; understand the role fashion brands play in diverse economies; and have a strong grasp of why ethics and sustainability must increasingly connect fashion to global society.


Msc Data Analytics

Why this course - Worldwide, there is a shortage of professionals with the skills to apply analytical techniques to interrogate datasets to describe and predict business performance; such as data analysts, data miners and data scientists. Roles in analytics require professionals with an advanced understanding of the business problem, who are adept at navigating the technical landscape, are problem solvers with technical expertise and excellent communicators. Postgraduate students with these skills and abilities are in high demand.

Data Analytics MSc, has been developed and is run with SAS; designed specifically to equip you with the skills and abilities to address the skills shortage. On successful completion of the course you will have developed your analytic and technical knowledge, and enhanced your professional skills within a Business Intelligence context.

Future -

  • Data Management Professional
  • Data Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Scientist

BSc Economics

Why this course - The BSc in Economics will build strong transferable skills in relevant quantitative methods and statistical techniques. This economics programme will allow students to develop the subject specific skills of quantification, evaluation and design to an advanced level. The study of economics will be supported by modules that provide students with understanding to deal with and organise data in a comprehensive way.

  • Actuarial analyst.
  • Data analyst.
  • Economist.
  • Financial risk analyst.
  • Forensic accountant.