Updates to the printed Guide to Postgraduate Study

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Updates to the Guide to Postgraduate Study 2017


Updates to the Guide to Postgraduate Study 2017

Faculty of Arts

No current updates

Faculty of Engineering

Closed courses

MSc 1 year Pre-Masters Programme Leading to MSc in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (please see our new pre-masters courses)

MSc Photonic and Optical Engineering

MSc Bioengineering: Imaging and Sensing

MSc Renewable Energy and Architecture (Nottingham/Ningbo)

MSc Sustainable Building Technology (Nottingham/Ningbo)

MSc Energy Conversion and Management (Nottingham/Ningbo)

MSc Power Electronics, Machines and Drives


Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

New courses

MRes Medicine

MRes Physiology

MSc Clinical and Molecular Microbiology has now replaced the following two courses:

  • MSc Clinical Microbiology
  • MSc Molecular Medical Microbiology

Suspended courses

MSc Integrated Physiology in Health and Disease 

Closed courses

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Physiotherapy (Advancing Neuromusculoskeletal Practice)

MSc/PGDip/PGCert Physiotherapy (Neurorehabilitation)

MSc/PGDip Health and Social Care


Faculty of Science

Closed courses

MSc Plant Genetic Manipulation


Faculty of Social Sciences

New courses

MA Governance and Political Development

MSc Business Analytics

MA Slavery and Liberation

MA Social Science Research (Sociology)

MA Social Science Research (Social Policy and Social Work)

MSc Social Science Research (Management and Business Studies)

MA Social Science Research (Political Science and International Relations)

MA Social Science Research (Socio-Legal Studies)

Closed courses

MRes Business and Management

MA Socio-Legal and Criminological Research

MA Research Methods (Sociology)

MA Research Methods (Social Policy)

MA Research Methods (Social Work)

MA Research Methods Science and Technology Studies

MA Politics and International Relations (Research Track)

Other changes

Course unsuspended:

Teaching English for Academic Purposes (TEAP) by distance learning  has now been reinstated 

Change to course title:

MSc Sustainability has been renamed and is now MSc Sustainable Business

Change to entry requirements:

MA Social Work entry requirements are as follows:

2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline, plus GCSE English and mathematics, 4 (C) or above, and three months of relevant work experience.


Updates to the 2016 guide to postgraduate study

Faculty of Arts

New courses

MA International Media and Communications

Closed courses

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

MA Russian and East European Studies (2 year Research Track)

PGDip Russian

School of English

PGDip English Studies

School of Humanities

MA Mediterranean Archaeology (Distance Learning)

Suspended courses

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

PGDip Serbian/Croatian

PGDip Slovene

MA Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting (by e-Learning)

School of Humanities

MA Jewish History and Thought (distance learning)


Faculty of Engineering

New courses

MSc Transportation Infrastructure Engineering: Sustainable Highways/Sustainable Railways

Closed courses

MSc Positioning and Navigation Technologies

MSc Civil Engineering: Highways and Transportation

MSc Electrical Transportation Systems and Infrastructure


Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

New courses

MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Medicine

Closed course

School of Health Sciences

PGCert Clinical Leadership for Innovative Practice

MSc Translational Neuroimaging


Faculty of Science

Closed courses

School of Biosciences

MRes Advanced Genomic and Proteomic Sciences

MRes Techniques in Developmental Biology


Faculty of Social Sciences

New courses

MSc Human Resource Management and Organisation

Closed courses

School of Education

MA Education (Cohort Based) - full-time only

PhD/MPhil Higher Education

PGCert Mentoring and Coaching (flexible)

School of Geography

MSc Geographical Information Science

School of Politics and International Relations

MA Politics and Contemporary History (Research Track) full-time and part-time

Suspended courses

School of Law

LLM Criminal Justice (live again for 2017/18)





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