1 Study online, graduate on campus Online Masters and Doctoral Degrees from the University of Liverpool In Partnership with:
2 2 Partnership and Accreditation As a member of the Russell Group of leading research universities in the UK, and accredited by the UK s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the University of Liverpool is at the forefront of higher education in the UK. The University of Liverpool, in partnership with Laureate Online Education, offers 100 per cent online postgraduate programmes (masters and doctoral) for working professionals.
3 Introduction 3 A world class university with a reputation for excellence Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool was one of the first civic universities in the UK. Throughout its history, the University has sought to create a learning culture that actively encourages innovation and development. This pursuit of excellence has brought many rewards. Nine Nobel Laureates have been associated with the University since In 1999, the University of Liverpool began its partnership with Laureate and has grown to become the largest provider of 100 percent online degrees in Europe. Today over 10,500 professionals from more than 160 countries are pursuing an online masters or doctoral degree in one of six disciplines management, information technology, law, health, psychology, and education. This, and the University s reputation for ground-breaking research and expert academic staff, makes a graduate from the University of Liverpool stand out from the crowd. 100% online The University s flexible online learning format puts students in control of their studies. Study any time of day the online classroom is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week No geographical restrictions with a 100 per cent online programme you can study whenever you want, wherever you are in the world Balance your studies with your professional and personal commitments - the programmes flexibility allows you to fit your studies around your work and personal life. A global classroom of experienced professionals The online programmes offer unique opportunities that campus programmes find hard to replicate: The programmes flexibility makes them more suitable for professionals who are mid-career and unable to take a career break to study The average age and level of experience of our students is higher than many equivalent campus programmes, leading to an enriched classroom experience Students come from over 160 different countries, lending the classroom a distinctly global perspective and exposing you to a wide range of international experiences. Practical, applicable knowledge The combination and range of the core and elective modules, means that students can personalise their degree to acquire knowledge that is immediately valuable to them, their organisation, and their career. While a theoretical foundation for learning is provided, the focus on practical application allows for the immediate implementation of knowledge and skill in the working environment. By discussing work issues with fellow professionals in the global classroom, students can learn new approaches that can solve today s problems. The interactive learning method means programme content is always evolving to meet live industry issues.
4 4 Accreditation Professionals can upskill mid-career, refresh their knowledge, and keep themselves employable in a very fastchanging world. Sir Howard Newby, Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool Accreditation The University of Liverpool meets or exceeds all academic quality standards for UK higher education, as defined by The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the independent body that is responsible for standards in higher education in the UK. For details, see
5 Index 5 University of Liverpool Online Programmes Index Doctor of Education - Higher Education Doctor of Business Administration Management Programmes Master of Business Administration (MBA) MSc in Corporate Finance MSc in Global Human Resource Management MSc in Global Marketing MSc in International Accounting and Finance MSc in International Accounting and Finance (Emerging Markets) MSc in International Accounting and Finance (International Financial Reporting) MSc in International Accounting and Finance (Strategic Finance Practice) MSc in International Management MSc in International Management (Management of Health Systems) MSc in International Management (Oil and Gas) MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management..12 MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Oil and Gas) MSc in Project Management MSc in Project Management (Construction and Infrastructure) MSc in Project Management (Oil and Gas) MSc in Project Management (Information Technology) Health Programmes Health Programmes Master of Public Health (MPH) Master of Public Health (International Public Health).16 Master of Public Health (Management of Health Systems) MSc in Clinical Research Psychology Programmes MSc in Applied Psychology MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation Law Programmes LLM in International Business Law LLM in International Finance and Banking Law LLM in Technology and Intellectual Property Law...19 IT Programmes MSc in Computer Security MSc in Information Systems Management MSc in Information Systems and Technology MSc in Information Technology MSc in Internet Systems MSc in Software Engineering
6 6 Doctoral Degrees Doctoral Degrees Doctor of Education - Higher Education The University of Liverpool s Doctor of Education - Higher Education (EdD) is a professional doctoral programme focused on the latest practice, research, and leadership thinking within higher education environments. The Centre for Lifelong Learning delivering educational development worldwide Offered by the University s reputed Centre for Lifelong Learning, the programme adopts a practically oriented approach that allows working professionals to develop and apply actionable, research-based knowledge and critical thinking skills, with immediate effect in their professional practice. Delivered in a rich, interactive and highly stimulating e- learning environment, the EdD offers students: An international programme focused on higher education as a global enterprise A curriculum constructed from an international perspective using research, case studies, policy and academic literature to complete the international experience A programme that employs a pedagogy based around forms of collaborative inquiry Educational leadership opportunities within the setting of higher education to support visible and transformative personal impact Modules include: Learning: Environments, Infrastructures and Organisation; Leadership, Policy and Institutional Change; and Internationalisation and the Impact of Global Trends. Our EdD students are highly driven individuals who aspire to be creative, visionary and effective leaders within their organisations with a truly global perspective of higher education. They are generally motivated by the desire to implement change, and make a difference in their organisations and wider community. One of the most obvious trends in higher education is the global growth of higher education. Over the last decade there s been at least 50 per cent growth in the number of students studying in higher education. And someone has to shape that growth. It doesn t happen by clicking your fingers or automatically; someone has to shape it. The EdD programme is designed to establish in you the capacity to shape new forms of higher education: a new university, a new programme, a new department, to find a new way of doing something that serves the public good. Dr Peter Kahn, Director of Studies, Doctor of Education - Higher Education, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Liverpool
7 Doctoral Degrees 7 Doctoral Degrees Doctor of Business Administration Offered by the University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) - one of an elite group of institutions worldwide with AACSB Accreditation - the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree is a professional doctoral programme. It focuses on highly relevant, practical workplace-based research, driven by today s highly complex and globalised business environments. An innovative approach to learning The online DBA s combination of deep practice-based learning and research, with rigorous classroom scholarship, is made possible due to the unique delivery of the programme by Critical Action Learning. The Critical Action Learning and Action Research hands-on learning methods allow students to reflect, not only upon the challenges and practices encountered at the workplace, but also on their own attitudes and biases that led to the decision-making which impacted the situation. The DBA learning approach, in combination with a classroom of international businessmen and women, offers exciting opportunities for students to network with professionals from all over the world. This DBA programme is ideal for those aiming to become significantly more effective in the practice of management, as well as enhance their ability to engage in intense and highly relevant research. The programme focuses on building critical reflection, critical thinking, and doctoral-level skills. Students graduate with the knowledge and expertise necessary to apply what they ve learned in a variety of organisational and managerial settings. Modules include: Change and Crisis Management, Leadership and Community, and Ethics, Sustainability and Social Impact. I appreciate the ability to read, study, synthesize, and share knowledge on a 24/7 capability we interact more as a class cohort by using online tools than if we were in study groups or in a bricks and mortar classroom. Online provides a more continuous stream of thinking, collaborating, and knowledge sharing. Neil J. Campbell, Founder and Chairman of Mosaigen,Inc., a global healthcare and IT technology development corporation, USA, Doctor of Business Administration student
8 8 Masters Degrees: Management Masters Degrees Management Programmes The University of Liverpool Management School (ULMS) is a leading centre of excellence for management training, education and research. In December 2012 it achieved AACSB Accreditation, joining an elite group of institutions recognised by AACSB International the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business one of the world s leading business school accreditation organisations (www.aacsb.edu). The School offers an online MBA, an online Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and seven online MSc degree programmes. All programmes are tailored for international working professionals and are accessible 100 per cent online. Master of Business Administration (MBA) The University of Liverpool s online Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme offers a highly practical insight into current management thinking, in combination with a learning methodology that is designed to meet the business challenges of the 21st century. Strongly focused on leadership, this MBA programme is designed to equip graduates for higher management positions in complex, cross-functional and globally diverse environments. In addition to the Management School s AACSB accreditation, the MBA has technology-enhanced Learning (CEL) Accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (www.efmd.org). Features of the programme include: Innovative design, developed specifically for working professionals Fully online, interactive environment with free ebooks What s so impressive about University of Liverpool online programmes is the global span of them. We re modelling the real world of international business in our programmes...it sharpens your thinking by having to communicate and work with somebody in another culture who might have the same kind of work experience as you, but they re maybe looking at a problem from a slightly different angle. It enriches you. Professor Murray Dalziel, Director, University of Liverpool Management School
9 Masters Degrees: Management 9 Diverse and international student body from over 160 countries Up-to-date knowledge and practical skills that you can apply immediately Choice of modules, allowing you to tailor your degree to your career goals Global and contemporary This is a globally orientated, contemporary MBA programme ideal for professionals who want to move ahead in today s complex global business world. Connect with experienced fellow students and faculty from all over the world, build your international network and gain real insights into today s global business trends through the innovative curriculum and the interactive online classroom. Leadership focus The University of Liverpool MBA is designed to equip you for higher positions in management and to help you develop personally and professionally as a leader. You will explore management theory, exercise your critical thinking skills and widen your strategic view of business. You will reflect on your own learning and record your leadership journey in a Personal Development Plan. Customise your studies This online MBA allows you to tailor your learning to your career and ambitions. Once you have completed the five core modules, you can choose from a wide range of electives. You can follow a recommended pathway in a specific area General Management, International Business, Marketing & Business Operations, Entrepreneurship or Finance and Accounting or choose individual electives to create your own, self-designed programme of study. In the final phase of the programme, you can also choose between a research dissertation and a live consultancy project addressing a real issue at your organisation. The online MBA affords you the opportunity to apply your learning to your workplace from day one. The programme is exciting as it challenges you to consider your management practice from important and differing perspectives. The international mix of the classrooms allows informed debate on up-to-the minute management topics that will enhance your personal and professional development. Dr Claire Moxham, University of Liverpool Director of Studies for the Online MBA
10 10 Masters Degrees: Management MSc in Corporate Finance The MSc in Corporate Finance provides the knowledge, skills and insights needed to operate at the higher-levels of corporate finance and capital markets. Keep up-todate with cutting edge research, practice in the field, and developments in global financial markets with a blend of practice, theory, and case-based learning. Gain a thorough understanding of the widely adopted global accounting standards, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), which are an integral part of the online curriculum. Modules include: Islamic Finance, Finance in Emerging Markets, and Entrepreneurial Finance. MSc in Global Human Resource Management Gain a comprehensive, high-level education in the field of HR, within an international context. Students will develop specialist and transferable skills, and acquire a range of valuable analytical techniques. They will learn how to apply strategic and contextual approaches to problem solving in their professional practice, and formulate HR policy and strategy, with a particular reference to global, multicultural organisations. Modules include: Organisation Learning and Development, Managing in a Multicultural Context, and Business Leadership. MSc in Global Marketing The MSc in Global Marketing offers students the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the theory and practice of global consumer marketing (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) marketing at an advanced level. Students will gain both specific and transferable skills, and a range of effective analytical techniques required for effective tactical and strategic marketing management. Modules include: Strategic Organisation, New Media and Social Network Marketing, and Global Account Management. MSc in International Accounting and Finance The MSc in International Accounting and Finance offers a sound critical analysis of international accounting and finance principles, theories, and practice within a global context. The programme provides students with a balance of strategic and tactical management skills from an accounting and finance perspective, and focuses on the measurement of performance to best support an organisation s strategic initiatives. Modules include: International Corporate Finance, Finance in Emerging Markets, and Advanced International Financial Reporting & Analysis. This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on a specific track in International Financial Reporting, Strategic Finance Practice, and Emerging Markets: MSc in International Accounting and Finance (Emerging Markets) With a focus on the cultural and regional variances in global business practice and emerging markets, gain a practical approach to entering into and succeeding within emerging nations and regions, and the associated relationship dynamics required for success. Modules include: Islamic Finance, Finance in Emerging Markets, and Entrepreneurial Finance. MSc in International Accounting and Finance (International Financial Reporting) Understand highly technical reporting and analysis requirements and how they integrate with accounting information systems. Learn how to apply International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and evaluate both short-term and long-term effects for an organisation s financial performance. Modules include: Accounting Information Systems and Technology, Financial Analysis and Valuation, and Advanced International Financial Reporting and Analysis.
11 Masters Degrees: Management 11 MSc in International Accounting and Finance (Strategic Finance Practice) Understand financial management through applied practice within the corporate financial environment and financial markets. Become adept as a financial decision-maker within an organisation with the skills to assess treasury management, capital structure, and market theory. Modules include: International Corporate Finance, Treasury Management and Ethics, and Financial Markets and Institutions. MSc in International Management Students will master general management theory and its application in today s global economy. Gain an understanding of complex organisations, and develop analytical and personal skills in preparation for a challenging management position in a wide range of international companies. Students will study the complex nature of international organisations and the interdependence of their strategy, policy, functions, processes, systems and people. Modules include: Economics for Management, Marketing Management, and Management of Stratigic Operations. This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on a specific track in Management of Health Systems, and Oil and Gas: MSc in International Management (Management of Health Systems) Develop the skill-set needed for a range of managerial positions in organisations that participate in the delivery of healthcare. Essential tools will be developed to enable students to deconstruct the complex and integrated components that combine to create a healthcare system. Modules include: Strategic Organisation, Management of Health Systems, and Health Economics and Finance. I believe I have made a real investment in my future by achieving my MBA. Frencis See (MBA 2009), Planning and Coordinator Sunshine Sports Products Ltd, Hong Kong.
12 12 Masters Degrees: Management MSc in International Management (Oil and Gas) The oil and gas industry is global in nature, and due to its international character is in need of internationally oriented managers. Gain a systematic understanding of the theory and practice of general management, and the elementary economic patterns of the oil, gas and energy sectors, in the context of today s global economy. Modules include: Strategic Organisation, Managing Energy Sources, and Economics of Oil, Gas and Energy. MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management The University of Liverpool MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management is the first wholly online programme to be accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). CIPS accreditation is a globally recognised credential. Upon graduating, students are automatically eligible to apply to join a network of 60,000 purchasing and supply professionals from around the world who benefit from CIPS membership. Designed with input from industry experts and employers, the University of Liverpool s online MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme offers a theoretical and practical examination of effective operations and supply management in today s global and highly competitive markets. The programme has a business focus, blending theory and practice, and covering new concepts in the field through up-to-date, fresh content in both operations and supply chain management. You will gain industry-relevant knowledge that you can apply immediately, as well as the business insights and skills you need to lead strategic operations and supply chain initiatives in your organisation. You will also reflect on your progress as a learner, practitioner and professional in a Personal Development Portfolio that runs throughout the programme. This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on operations and supply chain management in Oil and Gas. Modules include: Strategic Purchasing Management, Logistics and Physical Distribution, and Financial & Legal Implications of International Trade. MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management (Oil and Gas) Grasp the economic nature and structure of the oil, gas and energy sectors, and explore the intricacies associated with sourcing energy, energy distribution, and sustaining energy supply chains. This track offers a theoretical and practical examination of the factors necessary for effective operations and supply management in today s global and highly competitive markets. Modules include: Strategic Operations Management, Economics of Oil, Gas and Energy, and Managing Energy Sources. MSc in Project Management The University of Liverpool has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), the University of Liverpool has agreed to abide by PMI-established quality assurance criteria. See Continue in your career as you study our fully online MSc in Project Management, gaining the contemporary knowledge and skills to become a highly effective project leader. Designed to meet the standards laid out by globally recognised governing bodies, this international programme provides an understanding of all fundamental project management disciplines and phases, and how to apply them in widely differing working environments. The degree is practical and flexible, allowing you to tailor it to your career and to choose between a traditional dissertation or a consultancy project to solve a real issue in your organisation. Alongside the core modules, you will also reflect on your progress in a Personal Development Portfolio designed to further your success as a learner, practitioner and professional. Modules include: Planning for Risk, Uncertainty and Complexity, Sustainable Programme and Portfolio Management and Leading and Managing Project Teams.
13 Masters Degrees: Management 13 This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on a specific track in Construction and Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, and Information Technology MSc in Project Management (Construction and Infrastructure) This track provides students with a refined skill-set to lead and manage large contemporary construction and public complex infrastructure development projects. Students also explore project management implications associated with the technical, organisational, financial, and governmental aspects of large projects and the changing external context. Specialisation modules: Economics of Oil, Gas and Energy, Managing Energy Sources MSc in Project Management (Oil and Gas) Examine the economic nature and structure of the oil, gas and energy sectors, and gain the skills necessary to deliver advanced project management, using fundamental project management disciplines and phases. Specialisation modules: Project Management in Construction, Integrated Infrastructure Project Management. MSc in Project Management (Information Technology) Focusing on real world contemporary Information Systems applications, this track provides students with both a theoretical framework for successful management of modern Information Systems/Information Technology (IS/IT) projects and the tools and techniques for implementation. Specialisation modules: Managing Successful IS/IT Projects, Tools and Techniques for Successful IS/IT Projects The online format allows for the flexibility that a normal classroom session does not provide. Ronel Stembull (MBA), Market Development Manager, Dubai
14 14 Masters Degrees: Information Technology Masters Degrees IT Programmes The Department of Computer Science offers online IT programmes that appeal to professionals at different stages of their IT career from starters to specialists in a particular field. In the last research assessment exercise 70% of the Department s work was rated world-leading or internationally excellent, establishing it as one of the top three centres in the UK for Computer Science-related published research. The Department works closely with an impressive range of industry partners to develop technologies and applications in cutting edge fields, from mobile computing to artificial intelligence. In 2013, the online IT programmes were accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degrees meet the standards set by BCS. An accredited degree will provide students with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords. MSc in Computer Security Students will gain a thorough understanding of a complete range of security issues, including the security of applications, platforms and networks; computer forensics and built-in security; together with associated political and commercial considerations. Modules include: Computer Communication and Networks, Information Security Engineering, and Computer Forensics. We have people studying on our online programmes who work in consultancy, who want to make themselves more marketable by having some sort of official qualification. We have people who are working in the IT industry but have been specialising for many years in say, e-commerce, and are looking to widen their knowledge base Dr Frans Coenen, Director of MSc Studies, Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool. MSc in Information Systems Management The MSc in Information Systems Management (ISM) programme gives students the knowledge and skills to be effective managers in Information Systems-rich environments. This programme is a bridge between technology and management; it was developed in response to the need of IT professionals to develop advanced management skills that were formerly provided only by the MBA. Core and elective modules enable students to update their theoretical and practical knowledge of Computer Science while they establish a firm foundation in the concepts and skills needed for effective management of projects, people, products and resources. Modules include: People, Technology and Management, e-commerce, and Object-Orientated Programming in Java. MSc in Information Systems and Technology Aimed at providing working professionals with the necessary technical and organisational skills for rewarding career advancement opportunities related to the rapidly developing sector of information technology. The programme equips graduates with the knowledge to propose viable solutions to technical problems which will better support and serve the business needs of employers and
15 Masters Degrees: Information Technology 15 communities in the global society. The programme s core curriculum and versatility target entry-level IT professionals wanting to enhance their career path, as well as non-it professionals aiming to enter the IT sector. Modules include: Web Technologies, Information Systems and Principles of Software Development. MSc in Information Technology Develop theoretical knowledge of Computer Science, practical problem-solving and analytical skills, and immediately apply the programme in professional practice. Students will be exposed to cutting-edge IT knowledge and global best practices as they work independently and in groups to research, design, implement and execute creative solutions to IT issues. Modules include: Professional Issues in Computing, Databases, and Programming the Internet. MSc in Internet Systems Students will master the complex technical and other issues that influence the development of Internet systems. Gain best practice knowledge of Internet and multimedia technology, XML applications and various programming languages and applications, including Ajax. In doing so, students will achieve the ultimate professional qualification for a senior web developer. Modules include: Computer Communication and Networks, Web XML Applications, and Internet and Multimedia Technology. MSc in Software Engineering Students will gain the necessary high level skills and advanced technical knowledge required to take on a rewarding career within the software development sector of the IT industry, and play a leading role in the construction of complex commercial software systems. The programme provides students with a broad understanding of current issues in IT while at the same time providing a focus on the theory and practice of software development in a project-based environment. Modules include: Software Engineering, IT Project Management, Management of QA and Software Testing. After each module I could use everything I had learned in my work. The best was the teamwork with people across the world that was so exactly like my experience in real life George Bagropoulos (MSc in Information Systems Management 2011), Senior Project Manager at Eirtight Technology, Bucharest
16 16 Masters Degrees: Health Masters Degrees Health Programmes Health Programmes The fully online Master of Public Health (MPH) programmes are offered by the Department of Public Health and Policy, part of the University s prestigious School of Medicine. The Department has a worldwide reputation of promoting public health through practice and research, and a strong commitment to widening access and participation to public health. The School of Medicine, at the forefront of medical science for over 150 years, also offers a 100% online MSc in Clinical Research, underpinned by world-renowned health and life science research. Master of Public Health (MPH) Whether your aim is to shape the future of public health or to make a difference in your local community, this online MPH will equip you with practical skills, understanding and insights you can immediately apply to your own experience. With an integrated research approach, the programme enables you to build up an impressive toolkit of practical skills and understanding, including: Management and leadership Health promotion Ethics in public health Communication and advocacy Analysis and problem solving Modules include: Practising and Promoting Public Health in a Global Context, Generating and Evaluating Public Health Evidence, Integrated Research in Public Health: Epidemiology and Qualitative Methods and Monitoring and Evaluation of Systems and Programmes. This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on a specific track in International Public Health, or Management of Health Systems: Master of Public Health (International Public Health) This specialisation provides students with the knowledge and tools to analyse the factors that influence public health in an international environment. Focusing on intervention strategies that respond to health needs worldwide, students will explore the ways in which health inequalities influence health outcomes. Topics covered include the policy and programme challenges of low to middle income countries, crisis and disaster management and communicable diseases. This specialisation prepares students for senior positions in International Public Health. Modules include: Programme and Policy Challenges in Low Income Countries, Health Protection: Preventing and Managing Communicable Diseases, Managing Crisis and Disasters and Health, Economics and Governance. Master of Public Health (Management of Health Systems) This specialisation appeals to those wishing to study health systems as a means to improving health outcomes, and gain a greater understanding of the issues, solutions and impact of introducing and managing ever more sophisticated health systems. Students will investigate the internal processes of health systems, gaining a clear un-
17 Masters Degrees: Health 17 derstanding of how to manage and lead healthcare delivery at all levels from local through to international with a view to improving health. Students should acquire a set of skills preparing them for senior positions in the Health and Local Government sector. Modules include: Leading and Managing Health Systems, Health, Economics and Governance, Monitoring and Evaluation of Systems and Programmes and Health Inequalities: Integrating Public Health Practice. MSc in Clinical Research The fully online MSc in Clinical Research has been developed by some of the world s leading experts. Aimed at professionals with a background in health-related disciplines who wish to broaden or begin a career in clinical research, this programme provides an ideal foundation for a professional role in commercial and institutional organisations in a wider range of medical-related sectors. With its interactive learning approach, incorporating rich media and a dynamic online classroom, the MSc in Clinical Research prepares students for a demanding career in this fast growing field. Modules include: Good Clinical Practice in Management and Monitoring Clinical Trials, Product Development in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device Industries, and Health Economics and Financial Management in Clinical Research. The MPH programme has been very rewarding, and I am optimistic that on completion, I will be able to achieve my goal of contributing in my own little way to help prevent needless deaths associated with long-term conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Funmi Oduniyi, Clinical Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, UK, now an MPH graduate.
18 18 Masters Degrees: Psychology Masters Degrees Psychology Programmes A lively, fast-growing department, the University of Liverpool s School of Psychology, part of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, is built on a strong history, a reputation for excellence, and innovative research activity. It owes its origins to Nobel Laureate, Sir Charles Sherrington and has been associated with such eminent scholars as R.S. Woodworth and H.J. Hyatt. The School offers two innovative and highly interactive online postgraduate degrees the MSc in Applied Psychology and the MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation. MSc in Applied Psychology Gain a foundation in the science of psychology and its applications to a variety of contemporary global issues with the MSc in Applied Psychology. Obtain knowledge in: the principles of psychologies research design and analysis (both quantitative and qualitative); ethical research issues; essential theories; issues and controversies in the science of psychology from a cross-cultural and global perspective; and the basic biological, psychological, and social determinants of physical and mental health. Modules include: Perspectives in Applied Psychology, Psychological Appraisal and Treatment, and Reasoning and Analysis in Applied Psychology (from both quantitative and qualitative perspectives). This programme also offers the opportunity to focus on a specific track General Psychology, and Mental Health Psychology. MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation The School of Psychology has drawn upon its global reach of international practitioners and academics to create the MSc in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Investigation designed for individuals currently involved in the process of criminal investigation, or for those who have an active and passionate interest in the psychology of crime, criminals and investigation. Understand the issues, skills and techniques required to become a highly competent psychology professional, or to apply psychological principles in your career. Core modules cover the principles of leadership, critical incident management and crisis intervention, team effectiveness, judgement and decision making. Modules include: Psychology of Criminal Behaviour, Sexual and Violent Crime, and Offender Profiling and Criminal Behaviour Analysis.
19 Masters Degrees: Law 19 Masters Degrees Law Programmes The Law School at the University of Liverpool has a proud tradition and over a century s experience of inspiring and challenging its students to reach their potential. During its history it has produced graduates of the highest calibre, including Law Lords, senior judges and other legal professionals as well as statesmen and professionals in non-legal fields. With three online Master of Laws programmes, the Liverpool Law School offers a dynamic international approach to the study of law in a 100 per cent online environment for both legal and non-legal professionals. LLM in International Business Law This programme is a specialist degree that equips students with the skills and knowledge to manage the demands of the today s global business environment within a legal context. It offers students: A solid foundation in the laws of business and commerce Special interest areas such as competition law and international money laundering regulation An advanced understanding of the role of international law in economic relations Knowledge of a wide variety of areas from corporate governance to internet law. Ideal for both practising lawyers and corporate executives, this LLM will equip students with international legal expertise that is highly prized by multinationals, regulators and governmental organisations. Modules include: Law of Business Organisations, Law of the World Trade Organisation, and Corporate Governance. LLM in International Finance and Banking Law This degree equips students with the skills and knowledge to manage the demands of the global financial industry within a legal context. It provides a firm foundation in commercial law and the opportunity to pursue an interest in specific areas of corporate and regulatory legislation. Students will gain an advanced understanding of the framework that governs international financial markets and transactions, and a keen awareness of current and likely future developments. Modules include: International Financial Services Law, International Taxation Law, and International Law and Foreign Investment. LLM in Technology and Intellectual Property Law Gain the skills and knowledge to manage the technology and intellectual property demands of the business environment within a legal context. Aimed at legal practitioners wanting to specialise, and business professionals wanting to gain legal expertise in these areas, it provides a firm foundation in commercial law covering many of the most up-to-date Internet and technology-based intellectual issues as well as copyrights and patents. Modules include: Copyright, Patent Law, Internet Law, and Information Security.
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