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Exhibitors for Postgrad LIVE! EDINBURGH on Wednesday 21 February 2018 are listed below:

Abertay University

Abertay has a small suite of Masters degree programmes across a number of disciplines, some of which are highly specialised professional degrees. Our degrees boast small class sizes and many come with industry accreditation. We can lead and support you along a pathway to a high-level, professional career.

Our Graduate School is a small but perfectly formed, vibrant physical space which encourages interdisciplinary and collaborative working. You will have your own dedicated study space, access to the best equipment, professional development programmes and opportunities, seminar and meeting areas – as well as a social space just for postgraduate students.

What sets Abertay apart is that we’re not afraid to choose our own path. We think it’s important to think outside the textbook – to combine theory with practice and to constantly adapt to meet the demands of our postgraduate students and the ever-changing demands of industry.


Abertay University can be found on stand 11

Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education

Based in Dundee, Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education was established in 2001 and offers courses in Arabic, Islamic Studies and Islamic Economics & Finance all accredited by the SQA. Our aim is to bridge cultures and understanding between the Muslim and western world and we do this by focusing on education, research, debate and scientific understanding of Islam and the role of Muslims in the 21st century.

The Professional Diploma in Islamic Economics and Finance is intended for students who wish to pursue a Postgraduate qualification in the field of Islamic economics, finance and banking. There are optional modules in Arabic language and Islamic studies available.


Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education can be found on stand 20

Cambridge Judge Business School

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Cambridge Judge Business School can be found on stand 4

Duke-NUS Medical School

Duke-NUS Medical School is Singapore’s first and only US-style graduate medical school; a partnership between Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina, USA and the National University of Singapore (NUS). Duke-NUS resides on the main campus of the largest healthcare group in the country, Singapore Health Services (SingHealth). This group collectively delivers multi-disciplinary care among 42 clinical specialties across a large network of hospitals, national specialty centres and polyclinics. Duke-NUS and SingHealth have embarked on an ambitious Academic Medicine partnership, which strives to embody the tripartite of patient care, education and research.

Duke-NUS prepares doctors, scientists and clinician-scientists to practice and improve the practice of medicine through the MD Programme, PhD Programmes and MD-PhD track.


Duke-NUS Medical School can be found on stand 21

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the premier centres for postgraduate degrees in Scotland.

We have over 140 postgraduate courses in Business; Engineering, Computing; Creative Industries; Health, & Sciences. Full-time, part-time, & distance learning options available.

Generally, a recognised Honours degree, 2:2 or above, although entry requirements may vary.

Our postgraduate courses have been designed in consultation with leading business and industry figures and cover a full range of academic subjects and vocational fields.


Edinburgh Napier University can be found on stand 14

IE - Reinventing Higher Education

IE, whose Business School is one of the leading higher education institutions worldwide, provides students with the foundation to make their next career move and broaden their horizons. Professors and students at IE are truly global citizens, coming from all over the world. Many professors are also practitioners, working in their respective fields, leading exciting and innovative projects, the experience of which is shared through their teaching. For over 40 years, IE has promoted innovation and change in organizations, equipping students with an entrepreneurial mindset that generates employment, wealth, and social well-being. IE has an urban campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 400 professors who teach students from more than 90 countries in its undergraduate, master and doctoral programs.

IE - Reinventing Higher Education can be found on stand 22

New College of the Humanities

Founded in 2011, New College of the Humanities is launching a range of taught masters in the humanities for 2018 entry: MA Communicating Economic Policy*, MSc Global Politics, MA Historical Research & Public History, and MA Philosophy. With only 150 students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, the College offers postgraduate students small group teaching with specialist, research-active academics, as well as access to Professorial lectures delivered by luminaries including Simon Blackburn, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, AC Grayling and Steven Pinker - giving our students access to some of the world’s greatest thinkers. The MA programmes foster advanced skills in critical questioning, information gathering, synthesis and analysis, and oral and written communication. Located in Bloomsbury, the heart of academic London, the College’s location provides an unparalleled postgraduate experience. All NCH students are members of Senate House Library, the third largest humanities library in the UK.

*Course title to be confirmed


New College of the Humanities can be found on stand 19

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (National University of Singapore) promotes exceptional multi-disciplinary PhD research and education on the forefront of science and technologies. NGS offers generous, direct-PhD Scholarships (tuition fees fully waived) to individuals worldwide with outstanding academic credentials and research potential in science, engineering, computing and bio-medicine, to pursue research that cuts across disciplinary boundaries. Our programme admits the best candidates who recognise there are no artificial boundaries in research. Backed by excellent resources and infrastructure, NGS students undergo rigorous training and build up a solid foundation in the non-traditional thinking and scientific approaches in research. With access to NUS’ web of synergistic partnerships with world-leading research organisations, students have ample opportunities to engage in globally progressive research in superb research facilities within and beyond Singapore. Having achieved research excellence, they graduate fully equipped with a depth of experience that will stand them in good stead in their careers as leading researchers in their chosen disciplines.

NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering can be found on stand 8

Robert Gordon University

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Robert Gordon University can be found on stand 17

SEG, Swiss Education Group

Since establishing its first hotel school in 1982, the Swiss Education Group has become a world-class hospitality education network. The Group’s core educational values are based on the excellence of the Swiss hospitality tradition, focusing on the practical aspects of hotel management.

More than 6,500 students of over 120 different nationalities enroll each year. The Swiss Education Group offers a unique range of world-class academic courses accredited by British and US universities.

All schools are subject to stringent academic quality assurance; this guarantees that students are offered the high quality of education for which Switzerland is renowned.

Faithful to the tradition of Swiss hospitality management, programmes combine academic study with practical experience. Close ties with industry partners of global import ensure that the quality of the academic courses meet the requirements of hospitality employers. Students can network with industry leaders at the biannual SEG International Recruitment Forum.

All schools are set amid spectacular alpine and lakeside scenery or in lively Swiss cities, and offer cutting-edge facilities and technical equipment.

The global alumni network brings together over 20,000 SEG graduates worldwide.


SEG, Swiss Education Group can be found on stand 10

SOAS, University of London

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SOAS, University of London can be found on stand 18

University College London

One of the world’s leading universities, UCL is London’s top multidisciplinary research university with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching.

Defining characteristics of a UCL education:

An exceptional learning environment

  • UCL is rated seventh in the QS World University Rankings
  • UCL has the best academic to student ratio in the UK (1:10)
  • Based in Bloomsbury, central London, UCL is surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe

A global leader in generating new knowledge

  • UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted

Advancing your career

  • UCL was awarded an Employer Review score of 99.8 out of 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16
  • 993 employers visited UCL in 2014/15 to hire UCL students.


University College London can be found on stand 13

University of Birmingham

At Birmingham we encourage and empower people, enabling them to make the most of their time with us. Our vision is to inspire today's brightest postgraduates to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. Birmingham boasts an extensive portfolio of postgraduate courses with over 600 taught postgraduate programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from. We have over £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships available to enable postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.

Being a Birmingham postgraduate means working alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.

Visit our stand to discuss the postgraduate opportunities we have to offer.


University of Birmingham can be found on stand 6

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study amongst the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence.

The University of Bristol is among the UK’s finest research universities, occupying a spot in the top 5 for research quality and recognised as having a major impact on society and the economy (REF 2014). We are one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), and our historical and innovative central campus pins together some of Bristol’s most popular districts.

Beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant, Bristol is the South West's leading city. Arts, sport, green spaces and community activities thrive within its boundaries, and it has won an array of accolades including ‘best UK city to live in’ (The Times, 2017).


University of Bristol can be found on stand 7

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee offers the very best of education in Scotland. We were named Scottish University of the Year for two years running by THE (2016 & 2017) and our campus is one of the friendliest and most affordable anywhere. As one of the top 20 universities worldwide under 50 years old (THE Young Universities Ranking 2017) you can be sure you’re getting a world-class education at Dundee. We offer more than 200 taught Master’s courses and research opportunities across nine academic schools: Art and Design; Dentistry; Education and Social Work; Humanities; Life Sciences; Medicine; Nursing and Health Sciences; Science and Engineering; and Social Sciences. Visit our stand at the Postgrad LIVE! fair and find out more.

University of Dundee can be found on stand 15

University of Edinburgh

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University of Edinburgh can be found on stand 1

University of Glasgow

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University of Glasgow can be found on stand 3

University of Salford

Salford is an ambitious University, with our 20,000 students contributing enormously to the local economy and our expertise transforming individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, innovation and engagement. We are leading in areas, including health, energy, media and the built environment and have completed impressive work with business and industry partners. Situated only one and half miles from Manchester city centre, our campus is at the heart of a £650m regeneration scheme in the local area with new multi-million pound student residences and Arts & Media buildings.

University of Salford can be found on stand 2

University of Southampton

The University of Southampton has a postgraduate programme for you - whether you are looking to extend your study, improve your career prospects, or move in a new direction. A founding member of the Russell Group and ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world, the University of Southampton offers over 90 research courses. As a postgraduate student, you will become part of a vibrant community with access to state-of-the-art facilities, globally recognised academics and world-leading research to help you become the best in your field.

Applications are welcomed throughout the year, although early application is advised. click our logo for more information.


University of Southampton can be found on stand 12

University of Stirling

At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA – providing education with a purpose and carrying out research that helps to shape society. Our aim is to unlock the full potential of our postgraduate students and provide the knowledge and skills they need to redefine their career. Our world-leading research informs our teaching and will open the doors for you to connect with leading academics and industry experts.

98% of our postgraduate students are in work or further studies within six months of graduating (DLHE survey 2015/16).

Choose from more than 100 postgraduate courses at an institution that is founded on innovation and excellence. Major areas of vocational and academic study on offer include: Accounting, Finance, Banking and Economics, Aquaculture, Business and Management, Computing and Data Science, Education, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, History and Philosophy, Law, Politics and Policy, Literature and Languages, Media, Communications and Culture, Psychology, Social Sciences and Sport.


University of Stirling can be found on stand 16

University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow can trace its roots back to 1796 and was granted its Royal Charter in 1964. The ethos of ‘useful learning’ has always been at the heart of what Strathclyde offers. Today, Strathclyde is the third largest university in Scotland and welcomes more than 22,000 full-time students from over 100 countries. Strathclyde Business School was named UK Business School of the Year 2016/17 by Times Higher Education (THE) for its outstanding overall performance and innovative and entrepreneurial outlook. Strathclyde was named UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013/14 and overall UK University of the Year in 2012/13. Strathclyde is in the top 20 research-intensive universities in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014. The new Technology & Innovation Centre accelerates the way in which researchers in academia and industry collaborate and innovate together. There are 4 faculties: Business, Engineering, Science and Humanities & Social Sciences.

University of Strathclyde can be found on stand 5

University of York, Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of York is one of the UK’s most highly ranked biological sciences departments for research and teaching. We cover the spectrum of contemporary biological sciences from molecular aspects of cancer to field ecology. Our research efforts aim to tackle three major global challenges: health and disease, sustainable food and fuel, and environmental change.

We offer 3 taught Masters programmes: MSc Industrial Biotechnology, MSc Molecular Medicine and MSc Biodiversity, Ecology and Ecosystems along with our PhD offerings. We’re ranked 1st in the UK for research impact outside of academia (REF 2014) and have excellent facilities with easy access to the latest equipment and expert teaching. Please check our website for more information.


University of York, Department of Biology can be found on stand 9




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