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Specialist degrees

With unique courses, inspiring staff, and strong industry partnerships, we'll ensure that your degree has the edge it needs to stands out in today's global economy.

Graduate employability lies at the heart of all that we do, and our future-focused courses are developed in conjunction with employers, researchers, and practitioners to ensure that course content is thought-provoking, relevant, and current. Our courses are delivered by dedicated, passionate staff, renowned for their academic teaching excellence. We strive to deliver training for specialist careers through our broad selection of courses, preparing students with the right skills to meet the demands of their chosen sector.

student working The following are excellent examples of the specialist degrees we offer, ranging from the sciences and sports to marketing and psychology.

Sports Coaching Science with Disability Sport BSc (Hons)

Recognised as the UK's first degree dedicated to generating disability sports and fitness experts, our Sports Coaching Science with Disability Sport degree is one of a kind. Building on the University's extensive experience in the field, this course offers a balance of theoretical and practical sessions and the use of superb facilities - the perfect foundation for a career in disability sports.

Forensic Psychology BSc (Hons)

Equipped with cutting-edge facilities including a state-of-the-art eye-tracker and a new psychology computer suite, our Forensic Psychology degree is taught by a team of passionate lecturers who have participated in a broad range of research projects and consultancies. One of the fastest growing areas of employment for psychology graduates, this course is industry-recognised and accredited by the British Psychological Society, enabling you to become professionally qualified when you graduate.

Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations BA (Hons)

Taught by experienced marketing, advertising and PR practitioners, our Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations degree is uniquely designed to help you develop transferable skills for a wide range of career options. Having built close partnerships with local and international employers, you will have the opportunity to undertake entrepreneurial projects and work placements in the UK and abroad, and build your professional portfolio to kickstart your career when you graduate.

Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Management BSc (Hons)

Offering an exciting mix of practical activities and academic sessions, our Outdoor Adventure Leadership & Management degree is taught by an expert team of staff and makes full use of leading outdoor venues across the UK. Developed in conjunction with local and national employers, this future-focused degree ensures that you graduate with the relevant skills for a bright future in the outdoor industry.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Foundation and Top-up degree

Would you like to make a difference to children and young people's mental health? Come and study the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Foundation or Top-up degrees. These courses are the only undergraduate Child and Adolescent areas of study currently available at a UK University/HEI. The courses match the current government policy of improving children and young people's mental health across universal settings and for workers to be knowledgeable in the subject area. Modules on the BSc top-up†can be taken individually.

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