Postgraduate

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Welcome to Queen Mary's postgraduate webinars

Here is the list of the recordings of Queen Mary's postgraduate webinars which took place on April 1, 2020, including subject-specific sessions with current academic staff and students. These webinars offer you a taste of life as a postgraduate student at Queen Mary University of London, and give you the opportunity to see some of the questions asked as well as the chance to learn more about our postgraduate courses.

See below a list of our webinars and find the topic(s) you're interested in.

Biological & Chemical Sciences

About us

We’re home to multidisciplinary research based in modern, well-equipped labs, and you’ll be inspired by our world-class experts.

Students with a biomedical interest benefit from the university’s world-leading medical school. Thanks to our London location, we have well-established links to national institutions such as the Natural History Museum and Kew Gardens, and to industry partners including GlaxoSmithKline and the Environment Agency.

Subject Areas

  • acquatic Ecology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Chemical Research
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Genomics
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Freshwater and Marine Ecology
  • Plant and Fungal Taxonomy, Diversity and Conservation

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Business Management

Course description

We take a distinctive approach to business and management education, giving you both a practical grounding in business and a keen understanding of the wider social context.

  • Learn in a truly international environment (your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries)
  • Build presentation skills in various media formats with access to our state-of-the-art Media Lab

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Business & Management - Accounting and Finance

Course Description

The world of accountancy and finance is constantly changing. This engaging programme offers a contemporary and specialised approach to accountancy and finance, focusing on the exploration of key practical, theoretical and empirical issues. Enhance your career prospects with an understanding of the complexity of policies and practices.

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) - a globally recognised professional qualification
  • Students are eligible for the CIMA Masters Gateway – a fast track route where you enter CIMA at the Management Case Study bypassing 11 exams. Find out more about this entry route here
  • CIMA University partner – In partnership with CIMA students on this programme can sit this exam alongside their masters and achieve the globally recognised "CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting" – graduating with dual awards
    Study at one of the top economics schools in the country, in one of the financial capitals of the world
  • Gain a real-world perspective from visiting 'practitioner' City professionals
  • Take part in the MSc Investment Club which gives you hands-on experience in trading and portfolio analysis
  • Benefit from the relaxed (no formal assignments/exam) setting of an optional module which focuses on employability and professional skills.

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Business & Management - Creative industries

Course description

Managing exciting cultural initiatives takes more than just creativity and vision. This course will develop your leadership and organisational skills so that you can deliver projects that you're passionate about. We collaborate with Schools across Queen Mary so you can tailor the course to your interests, whether that's theatre, film, design or working with communities.

  • Understand the regulatory, ethical, financial, organisational framework underlying the creative industries and arts organisations (CIAO)
    Work in collaboration with successful initiatives, such as Creative Works London, and Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisations such as the People's Palace, Live Art Development Agency, Furtherfield, and Project Phakama
  • Develop cultural and ethical skills and gain a thorough knowledge of key organisational principles in CIAO
  • Tailor your course to your career trajectory - choose specialist topics from Drama, Law, English, Geography or Film to study alongside cutting-edge business modules

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Comparative Literature / Anglo-German Cultural Relations

This webinar will describe the MA programme in Comparative Literature at QMUL. You'll find out more about what you can study, and learn why QMUL might be the right fit for you. You'll also get a chance to ask questions of the MA convenor.

Subject Areas

  • MA Comparative Literature
  • MA Anglo German Cultural Relations

Download the presentation:

Comparative Literature [PDF 695KB]

MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations [PDF 288KB]

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Dentistry

About us

Join one of the top schools in the UK: dentistry at Queen Mary is ranked 1st in London for student satisfaction (NSS 2019), and third in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014).

You’ll be based in modern, purpose-built premises at The Royal London Dental Hospital, with access to technologically advanced equipment and opportunities to treat a hugely diverse population

We ranked at 1st in London for student satisfaction*

Subject Area

Dentistry

*National Student Survey (NSS) 2019

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Economics & Finance

About us

Our courses are taught by distinguished economists, respected City practitioners and industry professionals who bring practical insight and research excellence into the classroom.

We offer flexible and innovative programmes that enable our students to get the skills, experience and networks they need to succeed in the future.

Join a global university with a reputation for high-quality teaching, research and careers support.

Subject Areas

  • Banking and Finance MSc
  • Behavioural Finance MSc
  • Corporate Finance MSc
  • Economics and Econometrics MRes
  • Economics MRes
  • Economics MSc
  • Finance and Econometrics MRes
  • Finance and Econometrics MSc
  • Finance FGV/QMUL (MSc Finance FGV and MSc Finance QMUL) MSc
  • Finance MRes
  • Finance MSc
  • Investment and Finance MSc
  • Investment Banking MSc
  • Wealth Management MSc

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Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

About us

We offer a range of postgraduate taught programmes designed to equip you for future academic training or employment in industry. Our enthusiasm for our research keeps our teaching exciting and up to date. We also have excellent links with industry, working together on commercial and research

Subject Areas

  • MSc Big Data Science
  • MSc Artificial Intelligence
  • MSc Computer Science
  • MSc Computer Science by Research
  • MSc Internet of Things (Data) MSc
  • MSc Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • MSc By Research in Media & Arts Technology
  • MSc by Research/ MSc Research Project

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Engineering & Materials Science

About us

Welcome to the School of Engineering and Materials Science. Our postgraduate programmes allow you to further explore an Engineering or Materials Science discipline to attain a high level of proficiency, with an opportunity for independent research.
Engineers and material scientists change lives. Globally responsible engineering has the power to drastically alter the planet’s future and innovations in materials science have countless applications impacting almost every facet of daily life.

Our staff are leading the way in fields ranging from sustainable energy to medical innovation: developing technology to better harness energy from waves, repairing fetal membrance defects to reduce preterm births and prevent early deaths of young babies, and pioneering new innovative biomaterials now improving the lives of 100,000s of patients worldwide.

Subject Areas

  • MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Advanced Robotics
  • MSc Aerospace Engineering
  • MSc Aerospace Structures and Materials
  • MSc Biomaterials
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering (conversion programme)
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering with Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering with Imaging and Instrumentation
  • MSc Computational Engineering
  • MSc Dental Materials
  • MSc Materials Research
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering (conversion programme)
  • MSc Polymer Science and Nanotechnology
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Engineering (conversion programme)
  • MSc Sustainable Energy Systems

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English and Drama

Subject Areas

English 2.15-2.35pm covering: 

 Drama 2.35-2.55pm covering:

Download the presentations here

SED PGT Drama [PDF 2,205KB]

SED PGT English [PDF 1,751KB]

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a 1-2-1 chat with Sam (English) or Dominic (Drama), please get in touch with me.

Rupert Dannreuther r.dannreuther@qmul.ac.uk

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English Language Teaching / Language Teaching

About us

Study English teaching with Queen Mary University of London and you will develop sought-after critical and writing skills.

Analysing world-changing writing from medieval epics to the latest contemporary fiction and poetry can take you into a wide range of careers within the media, creative industries and beyond.

We ranked at 32nd in the world for English*

 *QS World Rankings by Subject 2018

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Film

About us

Ranked first in the UK for Media and Film Studies (Guardian League Tables 2019), the Department of Film Studies is home to internationally acclaimed researchers and practitioners.

Our excellent facilities include a 40-seat cinema, two film studios, well-equipped edit suites and professional-level production equipment. We are close to the creative and media quarters in Hoxton and Shoreditch, with easy access to the British Film Institute and all the cultural riches of London.

Subject Areas

  • MA Film Studies
  • MA Documentary Practice

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Geography

About us

We are proud of our excellent reputation for teaching and research across human and physical geography and environmental science.

Join us to learn alongside people who are committed to making a difference in the world.

Students and researchers benefit from our exceptional laboratory facilities and exciting fieldwork opportunities. We have links with organisations ranging from local community groups to the Natural History Museum to UNESCO.

We ranked 1st in London for physical geography*

Subject Areas

  • Cities and Cultures MRes
  • Development and Global Health MA
  • Development and International Business MSc
  • Environmental Science by Research MSc
  • Geography MA
  • Global Development MA
  • Water and Environmental Management MSc

*National Student Survey 2019

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Law

About the course

Law covers nearly all aspects of human activity – from the contract you enter into when you buy a chocolate bar to your right to express yourself freely.

Queen Mary’s long-established Law LLB is your first major step to becoming a barrister or solicitor. This renowned degree incorporates all the compulsory modules needed to meet Bar Council and Law Society requirements, and has a strong focus on analysis, attention to detail, argument and communication. It’s an excellent option for students pursuing a legal career or with a general interest in law.

In your first year you’ll study the core principles of law and learn the skills you need to read and apply legal documents, such as Acts of Parliament, EU legislation and case reports. Your second and third years will allow you to choose from a broad range of specialist fields – such as human rights law, criminology, intellectual property and medical negligence.

Students accepted into this course may then opt to apply for the competitive and highly prestigious Law in Practice LLB. This extended four-year degree gives you the unique opportunity to complete an eight-month paid work placement at leading law firm Reed Smith

Subject Areas

  • Art, Business and Law LLM
  • Associate (Semester in London) Pgt Assoc
  • Banking and Finance Law LLM
  • Commercial and Corporate Law LLM
  • Commercial Law Dual LLM (London and Singapore) LLM
  • Comparative and International Dispute Resolution LLM
  • Competition Law LLM
  • Criminal Justice LLM
  • Criminal Justice MRes
  • Energy and Natural Resources Law LLM
  • Environmental Law LLM
  • European Law LLM
  • Human Rights Law LLM
  • Human Rights Law MRes
  • Immigration Law LLM
  • Immigration Law MRes
  • Insurance Law LLM
  • Intellectual Property Law LLM
  • Intellectual Property Law PGCert
  • International Business Law LLM
  • International Dispute Resolution (Arbitration) PGDip
  • International Dispute Resolution (Arbitration) PGDip
  • International Dispute Resolution (Mediation) PGDip
  • International Dispute Resolution (Mediation) PGDip
  • International Economic Law LLM
  • International Economic Law MRes
  • International Finance Law PGCert
  • International Finance Law PGDip
  • International Shipping Law LLM
  • Law and Economics LLM
  • Law and Economics PGCert
  • Law and Economics PGDip
  • Law and Finance MSc
  • Law and Finance PGCert
  • Law and Finance PGDip
  • Laws (Flexible Study) LLM
  • Laws (Flexible Study) PGDip
  • Laws (Paris) LLM
  • Laws LLM
  • Laws PGDip
  • Legal Theory LLM
  • Management of Intellectual Property MSc
  • Medical Law LLM
  • Public International Law LLM
  • Public International Law MRes
  • Regulation and Compliance LLM
  • Regulation and Compliance MA
  • Sorbonne - Queen Mary Double LLM
  • Tax Law LLM
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law LLM
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law LLM
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law PGCert
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law PGDip
  • Trade Mark Law and Practice PGCert

 

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Linguistics

About us

Studying linguistics will give you a strong understanding of the structure, history and evolution of the human language.

Ranked first in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014), we make the most of the diversity of communities and languages across London. We are a lively department, with regular talks, reading groups and social events.

Subject Areas

  • Linguistics MA
  • Linguistics MRes

 

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Maths

About us

Find out more about postgraduate study at the School of Mathematical Sciences. Our Master’s programmes include Mathematics, Financial Computing, Data Analytics, Financial Mathematics and Financial Mathematics and Machine Learning, all of which are taught in our new £18m Mathematics building.

Become part our community of Mathematicians and start your journey of discovery today.

Subject Areas

  • MSc Data Analytics
  • MSc Financial Computing
  • MSc Financial Mathematics
  • MSc Financial Mathematics and Machine Learning
  • MSc Mathematics

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Medicine - Blizard Institute programmes

About the programmes

Find out more about our world-class biomedical research institute where you can study subjects across a diverse range of fields including trauma, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, aesthetic medicine, microbiology and dermatology. We have strong links with Barts and the London NHS Trust, which strengthens our innovative research and teaching.
Many of our programmes are delivered via interactive online learning allowing you flexibility, and our onsite programmes are based at our Whitechapel campus with access to our state of the art laboratory.

Subject Areas

  • Aesthetic Medicine
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Burn Care
  • Clinical Dermatology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Science
  • Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neuroscience
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Trauma Sciences
  • Tuberculosis

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Medicine - Cancer programmes

About the programmes

The Barts Cancer Institute is part of the Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, and is a Cancer Research UK Centre.

There are over 350 scientists and clinicians across our research centres, creating a unique grouping of expertise dedicated to clinical cancer care, cancer research and excellence in teaching. Our programmes are taught by experts in the field and the innovative learning environment offers you an exceptional learning experience, exposure to modern techniques and the latest developments in cancer research.

We are committed to developing the next generation of scientists and clinicians.

The aim of our programmes and training, whether you choose to study onsite or via distance learning, is to further your understanding, research and career development in the field of cancer.

Subject Areas

  • Cancer
  • Surgical skills
  • Surgical skills (Malta)

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Medicine - Global & Public Health Programmes

Dr Jon Kennedy, MSc Global Health Programme Director will speak about the different Global Public Health MScs offered at Queen Mary, University of London. Jon will outline the structure of the MSc programmes and talk through some of the modules on offer. You will also have the chance to speak to current MSc students about their experiences.

Subject Area

Global and Public Health

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Medicine - Mental Health programmes

About the programmes

The MSc is designed to advance the careers of aspiring professionals in medicine, mental health, psychology, psychiatry, and other fields where mental health is the focus of the work. We do this by sharing the scientific evidence base to inform professional practice and empower research that will change the way care is provided.
Support and contact are ensured throughout the year with 1 hour tutorials including the Problem Based Learning (PBL) approaches. Also student-staff liaison meetings are convened each semester between staff and student representatives.
We support people with physical and learning difficulties in accessing higher education and the vast opportunities it can create.
The diversity of our student body reflects our location in one of the most creative and culturally diverse areas of London.
The MSc is designed to deliver 4 programmes. These are delivered from September to August. Teaching is dependent on the programme and module, the teaching takes place one or two days a week.
Full-time students complete the MSc in one year. Part-time students complete the MSc in two years. Distance Learning students are required to participate in online lectures and tutorials that follow the same structure as those for the on-site students.

Subject Area

Mental Health

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Medicine - William Harvey Institute programmes

The William Harvey Research Institute offers a vibrant, fully integrated clinical and basic science environment devoted to understanding basic pathogenic mechanisms and therapeutic innovation in cardiovascular, inflammatory and endocrine diseases.

The William Harvey was founded by the Nobel Laureate Sir John Vane in 1986 at the picturesque Charterhouse Square campus where we have state-of the art laboratories, a Genome Centre, Protein Analysis Unit and a Clinical Research Centre enabling us to translate observations at the bench into clinical study. Over the past 20 years the William Harvey has grown to number more than 196 researchers drawn from 44 nations and several of our principal investigators are among the 100-most cited pharmacologists in the world.

The Institute continues to deliver a wide range of highly successful and sought-after postgraduate programmes led by senior staff based in specialist academic centres. These programmes have been developed in response to the research and clinical activity being undertaken within the Institute and linked hospitals and wider demands for career development and training within the scientific and clinical sectors. Programmes are designed and lead by field-leading expert.

Subject Areas

  • Cardiac and Vascular Medicine
  • Clinical and Health Care Research
  • Clinical Drug Development
  • Critical Care
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Forensic Medical Sciences
  • Genomic Medicine
  • Sports and Exercise Medicine

 

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Physics & Astronomy - Physics

About the course

This EuroMasters MSc is a unique programme that offers you unparalleled freedom and opportunity in your studies. You’ll choose from two programme pathways – Physics and Astrophysics – and have a free choice of modules in your first year before going on to a year of research, working with leading physicists on pioneering projects.

  • Unparalleled choice of modules, including some from our School of Mathematics
  • Compressed fee structure, so you pay for only nine months study per academic year
  • Eligible for membership of the Royal Astronomical Society and use of their facilities
  • Benefit from our SEPnet consortium – the combined expertise of some of the world’s leading physics departments
  • Make valuable contacts in world-class research institutions and work with leaders in the field

Subject Areas

  • MSc Theoretical Physics
  • MSc Physics Euromasters
  • MSc Astrophysics

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Politics & International Relations

About us

There’s no better location to study politics and international relations than London - one of the world's great global capital cities and nerve-centre of the UK's government.

Analyse and make sense of our ever-changing world by studying power, identity and conflict, and the systems and organisations that govern society.

Subject Areas

  • International Relations MA and MRes
  • International Business and Politics MSc
  • International Public Policy MSc
  • Public Policy MSc and MRes
  • MA International Relations (Paris)

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Admission Q&A

Our professional admission advisors are here to answer any admission queries.

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Alumni Q&A

Dr Sharmin Akhter Zahan

Dr Zahan, a Global Health Professional, she obtained MSc Global Health, Law and Governance from Queen Mary University of London, UK, (2015-16). Her current role is Head of Ecosystem and Business Development of Digital Healthcare Solutions of Grameen Telecom Trust, Bangladesh. She provides strategic leadership for ecosystem activities to achieve partnership development with special focus to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) and Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) Bangladesh, Development partners, NGOs and relevant Private Sector Institutions that are critical for business. 

Kyle Eick

Kyle studied Aerospace Engineering MSc in 2015. He has worked for NASA and Czinger Automotive (3D printed supercar) and other additive manufacturing startups. He is now the Engineering Manager at 3Diligent in Los Angeles.

Michael Si

Michael studied Management MSc in 2014. He has worked for Barclay, Featured Speaker, Antler and now is the Product Lead for Monese.

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