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Postgraduate study (Master's degrees)

Advance your career or simply explore your academic interests through postgraduate study at the University of London, choosing from on-campus humanities degrees at the School of Advanced Study or supported online learning in subjects ranging from computer science to marketing. 

Enjoy flexibility in how, when and what you study. If you’re not looking to commit to a full master’s, you can choose a shorter postgraduate certificate or diploma in a variety of subjects, with the option to progress towards a degree if you choose to. 

Why study with us?

The University of London is one of the world’s leading universities, internationally recognised for its academic excellence.

What our students say

“The support I have received from the School of Advanced Study has been outstanding in terms of support from my supervisors as well as support in further developing key skills for my current PhD research and my career.”

Beatrice Cannelli, UK

PhD in Digital Humanities

“My favourite aspect of my programme was the fact that I could learn at a time that suited me and fit it around my own personal and professional commitments – and also learn from people all across the world.”

Elizabeth Eves, UK

MSc Global Health Policy

“Distance and flexible learning provided access to courses or programmes that are not available locally, allowing me to explore new topics and pursue my interests.”

Moiz Ali Khan, UAE

MSc Professional Accountancy

All Postgraduate courses

MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Clinical Trials

Analyse and understand decisions affecting the design, delivery and assessment of clinical trials - an increasingly important field in global health.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Computer Science

This master's degree provides students with in-demand digital skills and a formal qualification in computer science.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Cyber Security

Gain essential foundation skills and hands-on experience with the latest industry case studies by studying this cyber security master's degree.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Data Science

Learn how to apply technology to real world data science problems and gain an in depth understanding of statistical analysis and computational techniques.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Epidemiology

Get ready to contribute to medical research and public health, developing the epidemiological skills you need to understand global health problems.

MA Global Diplomacy

Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice, with a specific focus on one of four global regions.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Global Health Policy

Understand key global health challenges and learn how policy responses to global health concerns are planned and delivered.
MBA, PGDip and PGCert

Global MBA

Earn a world-class academic degree accredited by professional bodies such as CMI and CIMA and join the next generation of global business leaders.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Health in Humanitarian Crises

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to improve the health of populations and communities affected by humanitarian crises, taught online by experts at LSHTM.

MA History, Place and Community

Explore the fundamental building blocks of human society and identity: communities, places and groups, with this master's in History, Place and Community.
MSc and PGDip

MSc Human Resource Management

Deepen your understanding of Human Resource Management and its role in the organisational psychology of modern workplaces.
PhD and MPhil

PhD at the Refugee Law Initiative

Contribute to our understanding of international refugee law and policy with a PhD from the UK's only academic hub dedicated to research in this crucial field.
MA, PGCert and PGDip

MA Human Rights

Designed and run by activist scholars based at the Human Rights Consortium, this practice-based online Master's will develop you as a human rights practitioner.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Infectious Diseases

Develop your understanding of infectious diseases through this degree, developed by academics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).
MA and MRes

MA History of the Book

Learn about the making, manufacturing, distribution and reading of books with a master's degree in the History of the Book.

MA Urban History and Culture

This degree offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in two world cities, Paris and London, and learn how their respective development shaped our world.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Marketing

Develop the skills in strategic and tactical marketing decision-making with this master's degree, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
MSc and PGDip

MSc Organizational Psychology

Build your knowledge of psychological theories that can be applied to the workplace, from selection and assessment to motivation, wellbeing and leadership.

PhD at the Institute in Paris

Explore your interests in French history and culture, modern and comparative literature, colonial history and translation studies. Study online or on campus in Paris.
PhD and MPhil

PhD at the Warburg Institute

Explore your interests in cultural and intellectual history with a research degree at the renowned Warburg Institute. Study online or on campus in Bloomsbury.
PhD and MPhil

PhD Digital Humanities

Earn a prestigious PhD as part of an interdisciplinary research hub dedicated to the use of digital techniques in humanities scholarship in the UK and beyond.
PhD and MPhil

PhD Digital Humanities by Practice

Unlike a traditional PhD, this programme allows students to be assessed on the creative output of their research in addition to a shorter written thesis.
LLM, PGCert and PGDip

LLM Postgraduate Laws

This LLM degree offers 32 specialisations, allowing you to demonstrate a broad awareness of law or specialist knowledge of a specific field.

MSc Professional Accountancy

Combine your professional qualifications with a world-class academic degree that will prepare you for the next step in your accounting career.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Project Management

Build the expertise you need to deliver complex, ambitious projects with this MSc designed by experienced industry practitioners and academics.
MSc, PGDip and PGCert

MSc Public Health

This degree provides the knowledge and skills to address diverse public health issues in both high and low income environments.