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Postgraduate Study

Have you considered Postgraduate study?

Studying a postgraduate degree or professional qualification can increase your skills and knowledge in your chosen profession giving you a competitive edge and a distinct advantage when applying for jobs, particularly in a competitive job market.

Employers tell us they are increasingly looking for candidates who ‘stand out from the crowd’ and some of the best ways to do this are by demonstrating:

  • specialist knowledge
  • proven analytical skills
  • innovative thinking
  • and a commitment to your profession.

A postgraduate qualification can help to develop a deeper understanding of a specific subject area and may help you to pursue a specific career.

Gaining a postgraduate qualification may also increase your long-term earning capacity.

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a comprehensive range of subject disciplines to choose from.

Professional Qualifications

Many of our courses offer professional qualifications alongside a degree award. We work with over 70 professional associations and bodies to ensure that we offer relevant postgraduate courses to meet the changing demands of today’s market and the needs of employers.

Research opportunities

Should you choose to enrol on a research degree you will undertake a piece of original research in a specific field, with guidance from a supervisor.

We have a dynamic culture of research and enterprise throughout the university which creates countless opportunities for research students to base their own work on many of the very latest developments.

There are also opportunities available to conduct your research in a commercial environment whilst undertaking a PhD, Masters of Philosophy or Masters by Research (MA/MSc/LLM) qualification.