Our Masters with Advanced Practice programmes will help you stand out to potential employers and give you real business experience that can be applied in any industry. Have a read of Ksenia Nikitina’s experience studying with us here in London and find out how a Masters with Advanced Practice can help you master your future.

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Cyber Security Experts of the Future: The Role of Early Education on Cyber Security Awareness in the UK

Following the Government’s attempts to promote and guide an increase in computing and cyber teaching across the UK school system, MSc Cyber Security Programme Leader, Professor Hamid Jahankhani, discusses the role early education has in creating cyber security awareness, and how these plans are performing.

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Infographic: London Campus Application Process

Our infographic shows how simple it is to apply for a course at Northumbria University London Campus. Whether you are an international or UK/EU student, take a look at the application process and the next steps you need to take once you’re accepted.

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Introducing: MSc Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management

The global logistics, operations and supply chain industry is growing rapidly, with experts in the subject being more in demand than ever before. This new programme aims to equip students with the skills they need to successfully thrive on a global scale.

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How to Adapt to UK Culture

Being an international student and studying abroad is a fulfilling and exciting thing. You will broaden your world view, grow your social connections across the world and enhance your employability. However, it’s perfectly normal to feel unsure about stepping into a new culture and wondering if you’re going to fit in. The culture in the UK is enriched by its international mix, but for full emersion into British culture we’ve put together a brief guide on where to eat, what to see, and how best to communicate with people in London and beyond.

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The Questions You Should Ask When Looking for Accommodation

Living in London is an adventure. The city is full of energy, teeming with galleries, theatres, pop-up restaurants, live music and much, much more. To make sure you enjoy it to its fullest, it is important to ensure your accommodation is just right. With this in mind, we have compiled a short guide to help you find the perfect home.

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Artificial Intelligence - Is This What Employers Will Be Looking For In The Future?

In this post, Programme Leader Jim O’Brien discusses the potential for Artificial Intelligence (AI) to transform the workplace. Sifting through the noise of alarmist headlines, Jim provides the answers on how to future-proof your career in the context of automation.

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What to Pack When You Come and Study With Us

Moving country is an exciting and big step on your educational journey. But before you get on that plane, you may be wondering what you should bring with you to make your new place truly feel like home. In this post, we take a look at the essentials things you’ll need to study and live here at the London Campus.

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Data Protection - That Only Applies To Large Companies Doesn't It?

With the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) about to come into force, Jim O’Brien, Programme Leader for the BA Business Enterprise, Creation and Management (Top-UP), discusses the new data protection landscape for Small and Medium Enterprises.

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The World of Branded Content: A Visit to The Guardian

Recently our Digital Marketing students had the opportunity to explore the world of Branded Content – content that is produced or funded by an advertiser. Branded Content has become a key part of marketing campaigns, especially for the Business-to-Business (B2B) sector. Last week, students from our MSc Digital Marketing programme visited The Guardian Education Centre to learn how The Guardian provides expertise in Branded Content through their Guardian Labs team.

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Misconceptions of Studying in the UK

Choosing to study abroad is an exciting decision to make. With so much information out there, it can be hard to know what is fact, and what is fiction. With a recent rise in international student applications, we look at some popular misconceptions international students have about studying in the UK.

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5 Great Ways to Network for Students in London

There is an element of truth to the phrase “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” – and this is not to undermine the importance of your education, but rather to emphasise how essential networking is in addition to your academic achievements. By combining effective networking with a solid foundation of education, you’ll have a recipe for success. In this post, we look at the best ways to network in London.

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Understanding IELTS

International students who want to study in the UK will have most likely heard of the IELTS test. But what is it? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s leading English language skills test. It can seem confusing at first, but when it’s broken down, it’s really easy to understand and in this post, we’re going to help you understand your IELTS.

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Dior Visits the London Campus

We recently welcomed Laetitia Lise, a representative from Christian Dior, to our Northumbria University London Campus for a talk on internship opportunities available at Dior. This is of particular interest for our Advanced Practice students, as this study option for our Masters programmes give students the opportunity to undertake an internship as part of their studies.

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Trends in Luxury Brand Management

With the luxury brand market reaching an estimated €1.2 trillion in 2017, we look at three prominent trends facing the sector in the coming years. The rise of social media marketing, consumer demand for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and the ever present fine line of what it is to be luxury, is presenting a number of challenges in luxury brand management – though there are also bountiful opportunities.

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All You Need To Know About The Postgraduate Masters Degree Loans

In the summer of 2016, the government introduced a £10,000 postgraduate loan which has now been increased to £10,609, for the academic year of 2018/19 onwards. Here’s a list of the latest FAQs to help you find out exactly what you need to know.

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Introducing: MA Luxury Brand Management

The luxury brand sector encompasses the fashion and retail industry, while also having a massive influence on sectors such as beauty, tourism and theatre; among many, many others. This new programme allows students to immerse themselves in the global luxury sector and learn the secrets of brand success.

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What is Business Intelligence?

You hear it a lot, the need for businesspeople to have business intelligence, it sounds obvious, but what exactly is it? In this post, we discuss what business intelligence is, what it entails and how our business programmes are especially designed to enhance it.

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Meet our Cyber Security Lecturer: Dr John McCarthy

Dr John McCarthy is one of the lecturers for the Cyber Security programme here at Northumbria University London. John tells us what it’s like for students to study at the university and what the Cyber Security programme really entails.

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The Five Best Coffee Shops Near Our London Campus

Coffee is one of the best ways to keep yourself motivated through long hours of study and work. Here we tell you where you can get some of the best coffee in the city, within easy reach of the campus.

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What is Cyber Crime and How Can Cyber Criminology Help Reduce Victimisation?

In recent years there has been much discussion concerning the nature of computer crime and how to tackle it. There is confusion over the scope of computer crime, debate over its extent and severity, and concern over where our power to defeat it lies. This blog tackles these questions, discover more inside.

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Staff Q&A: Introducing Prendo Project Management Simulation

The Prendo simulation gives you valuable Project Management experience that will boost your employability and allow you to develop your syllabus knowledge in a real life simulation. Here, we sit down with the MSc Project Management Programme Leader, Phil Thomas, to introduce and discuss Prendo as well as reflect on the workshop last week.

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Master Your Future: MSc with Advanced Practice

Our Masters with Advanced Practice programmes will help you stand out to potential employers and give you real business experience that can be applied in any industry. Have a read of Ksenia Nikitina’s experience studying with us here in London and find out how a Masters with Advanced Practice can help you master your future.

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Six Essential Business Podcasts

If you are studying business, listening to a podcast can give you fresh insight. Business is a broad topic, and one which is hit daily by fluctuations in the stock market, political unrest and entrepreneurial breakthroughs. Keeping up to date with what’s happening in the news will give you a better handle on the subject.

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A Day In The Life: Head of Marketing

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in Marketing? Katharine Trewern, our Head of Marketing at the London Campus gives us an insight into a typical working day.

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Corporate Sponsorship In Higher Education

If you are thinking about studying for a Masters degree, you’ve probably already considered how you might fund your studies. Have you considered employer sponsorship? Here we discuss some of the ways you can start the conversation with your manager and how to build a business case.

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Visit Petticoat Lane Market: One of London's Oldest And Biggest Street Markets

New to London? Want to know your way around? Our Central London campus is in an area filled with an abundance of shops and cafes. Read our blog for suggestions on how to spend your free time around our campus, one such place is Petticoat Lane market- one of London’s oldest market sites.

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The Key Skills You Need to Succeed in Digital Marketing

The digital age shows no sign of waning. We live through the screens of our computers and mobile phones, carrying out everything from shopping and banking to house-hunting and networking. This means that digital marketing is more important – and more influential – than ever before.

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Is 2018 The Year You Start Your MSc?

There is always more to learn, but finding the time to study around a busy lifestyle can be a challenge. Watch our video on how to balance life and learning.

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Q&A: What To Expect From Our Part-Time Masters Learning Advisor Service

Find out what our Learning Advisors can do to help you get started with your part-time Masters. We asked Declan O’Loughlin some questions about his role as a Senior Learning Advisor.

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Five Ways to Boost Your Career Opportunities While Studying

Almost all of the students we speak to at Northumbria University London are here to boost their careers. They all want to shape their futures, which can take more than studying. Here are just some of the activities that we’d recommend for students who have a vision for success.

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Leading-Edge Careers for Our Students

Our courses give students the essential skills they need to really thrive in their chosen career. With a variety of different courses at the campus, there are plenty of potential careers you can look forward to. Here we look at some of jobs that you could progress to after studying with us at Northumbria University London.

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Are You Management Material?

Interested in advancing your leadership, consultancy and strategic management skills? Our latest animation shows all the key facts about our part-time MSc Professional Practice programme.

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International Conferences at the London Campus

This week saw the London campus play host to 2 combined international conferences, drawing experts across industry and academia from around the world.

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What is Student Finance England?

On 31st August 2017 we interviewed the QA Higher Education Finance Manager, Marcus Stoneham, regarding all things Student Finance England and funding for undergraduate and postgraduate QA Higher Education programmes. Here are the notes from the interview

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Aiming For Senior Management?

Our new part-time MSc Professional Practice programme will help you to develop the skills needed to advance into a management or strategic role – all without taking time away from your existing career.

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The Best Lunches Near the London Campus

Our London Campus is located right in the heart of the City of London and is close to some famous food hubs and eateries, which are loved by our students. Discover our favourites in this blog post.

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Fighting Cyber-Crime

Professor Hamid Jahankhani, PhD, FHEA, FRSA, is the Programme Leader for our MSc Cyber Security. Here Hamid discusses the evolving cyber-crime environment and how law enforcement can rise to the challenge of increasingly sophisticated attacks.

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MSc Project Management Class Profile (Part-Time) 2016/17

Do you already work in a role within project management? Looking to expand your project knowledge and advance within this discipline? Take a look at our latest infographic detailing our student profile.

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MSc Cyber Security Class Profile (Part-Time) 2016/17

Cyber-attacks have far reaching implications for businesses of all sizes and spans across multiple industries and specialisms. Take a look at our latest class profile of I.T working professionals on our part-time MSc Cyber Security.

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Infographic: MA Design Management

Our infographic uncovers more about our MA Design Management and how it can help you take a step forward in your career.

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Introducing the MA Design Management

Innovative and creative thinking are what drives business growth and solves the complex issues faced by industry and organisations. In this post, we explore the critical relationship between design and business and introduce our new MA Design Management programme.

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Course Completion Celebration Evening

Northumbria University London held a celebration evening with students and staff to commemorate several graduating programmes.

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Meet your MSc Professional Practice Programme Leader

The MSc Professional Practice is one of our newest programme offerings. Our Programme Leader, Diane Ellison discusses her professional background in this latest blog, and why the MSc Professional Practice could be the ideal fit for you.

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Getting Started With Your Northumbria University London Application

Need some guidance on how to start your Northumbria University London application? Our latest infographic takes you through each step of your application with helpful tips and hints.

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MSc Computing and IT Class Profile (Part-Time) 2016/17

Ready to reach your full potential in I.T? Get the applied skills you need to advance within this dynamic industry with our part-time MSc Computing and I.T. Do you match our student profile? Take a look at our latest class profile.

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Your Step By Step Guide To Applying For A Part-Time Masters

All applications to our part-time Masters courses are made via our online portal. This helpful step-by-step guide takes you through the application process.

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MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies – New IoT Module

Northumbria University London is proud to announce a new Internet of Things (IoT) module for our MSc Web and Mobile Development Technologies for September/October 2017. This module reflects the dramatic and ever evolving changes within the technology sector, providing a great introduction to IoT for our students.

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Infographic: London Campus Student Profile

Our London Campus attracts students from all around the world to study on a variety of programmes. This infographic gives an overview of the students that make up our courses, where they are from and what they are studying.

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What Financing Options Are Available For Part-Time Study?

Are you aware of all the financing options available to you as a part-time Masters student with Northumbria University? Our infographic summarizes the main ways our students can fund their studies with us.

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'Technology and Cultural trends for 2017' - A guest lecture

Our students were treated to an interesting and insightful guest lecture from media agency Mindshare about current and future trends in technology.

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Why Projects Fail

The diversity of projects, their timelines, number of teams and stakeholders’ involved, available budget and project leadership are all areas which have the potential to cause or contribute to project failure. In this blog we look at just a few of the reasons why projects can fail.

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The State of Cyber Security

The demand in London for cyber security experts is increasing daily – view our ‘State of Cyber Security’ Infographic for more information on the key stats, issues and the future of cyber.

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Introducing The MSc Professional Practice (Part-Time)

In this short video, Dr. Guy Brown, Director of the Northumbria University London Campus, introduces our newest part-time Masters programme, the MSc Professional Practice.

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The State of I.T Today

Technology shapes the world around us with innovative and rapid change, and represents significant opportunities and risks for society as a whole. Here we look at just three important areas within I.T today.

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Project Management Jobs Across Industry

The job title of Project Manager is found in nearly every business sector and while the specifics of the role may vary, most PMs work to standard methodologies and frameworks. Our blog looks at three interesting, diverse industries you could work in as a project manager.

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The Most In Demand Jobs In Computing & I.T

There has never been a more exciting time to advance your career in computing with high starting salaries and a keen industry demand for skilled professionals.

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Top 10 Study Tips

If you are considering Masters education, even on a part-time basis, you may be concerned with how you will balance studying alongside your work and personal life. Our top 10 study tips can help you get prepared.

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Infographic: The Stages of a Masters with Advanced Practice

The latest in our series of infographics shows you what you should expect to do, and when, during your Masters with Advanced Practice.

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Studying a Masters with Advanced Practice

Our Masters with Advanced Practice programmes include the opportunity for you to put your learning into practice. This blog looks at the steps involved and what is included in the courses.

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11th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability

Northumbria University London is proud to have hosted this year’s highly anticipated 11th International Conference on Global Security, Safety and Sustainability (ICGS3) held on the 18-20 January 2017.

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High Flying Jobs In Cyber Security

The demand for highly qualified Cyber Security professionals and the skills shortage of qualified individuals to fill these positions, continues to be one of the biggest issues faced today by business, organisations and government across the globe. Take a look at the hottest jobs in cyber security today.

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Self-Improvement In 2017

The practice of making New Year’s Resolutions can be traced back some 4,000 years ago….. what plans are you making for your personal and professional development this year?

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London Campus Students Showcase Their Cultures at the End of Term Party

Before our students finished for the festive period in December, the Students’ Union threw an end of term party where our international and European students showcased their cultures.

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This Year I Will......

What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Thinking of learning something new? Watch our fun ‘This year I will’ animation and start writing your resolutions list!

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Thinking Of Undertaking A Part-Time Masters In 2017?

There is always more to learn, but not always time. Northumbria University London’s part-time Masters is delivered in weekend blocks to help you balance your life alongside your studies.

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Investing In Employees: Corporate Sponsorship In Higher Education

Many businesses today look to invest in their employees through capitalising in their existing talent pool. This investment in employees is becoming a popular strategy for corporate social responsibility (CSR). Read our blog to find out more.

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The 11%; Where Are The Women In Cyber Security?

Cybercrime is recognised as one of the greatest threats to businesses around the world and as a result, there has been a huge global increase in the investment and expansion of cyber security personnel. Despite this, women only represent 11% of the world’s information security workforce.

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Staff Q&A: What to Expect in Your First Week on Campus

We met with our Campus Manager, Walieur Rahman, to talk about just what you can expect in the first few weeks when you join our London Campus.

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Infographic: Options For Financing Your Part-Time Masters

Undertaking postgraduate study is a clear investment in your personal and career development, as well as a significant financial expense. Are you aware of all the financing options available to you as a part-time Masters student with Northumbria University?

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Infographic: MSc Project Management Intake Snapshot

Thinking about enhancing your Project Management C.V? Have your considered a part-time MSc Project Management? Our intake snapshot shows you the student profile on our September intake of our part-time programme.

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Infographic: MSc Computing and IT Intake Snapshot

Looking to accelerate your career in Computing and Information Technology? Our intake snapshot shows you the type of students we welcomed onto our inaugural part-time MSc Computing and IT programme.

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Infographic: MSc Cyber Security Class Profile 2016

Interested in studying for a part-time MSc Cyber Security? Read our infographic on programme details and our 2016 class profile.

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Places for Free Talks and Lectures in London

London offers a wonderful mix of opportunities to learn, both at university and elsewhere in the city. Here we take a look at some of the venues that run regular free lectures and events that you might be interested in.

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What is a ‘Masters with Advanced Practice’?

One of the degree types we offer at Northumbria is the ‘Masters with Advanced Practice’. You might not have heard of this kind of course before, so here we explain what it means, who it might suit and why we think it is such a good way to learn.

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London’s Best Alternative Study Locations

Need a change of scenery? There are so many different places for you to study all across London, take a look at our favourites here.

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5 Steps to Your New Career in Computing and IT

Have you considered a move into Computing and IT? We have put together a list of 5 reasons why you should consider a career move.

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10 Things to Know Before Studying in London

We’ve put together a list of 10 things most students wish they had known before coming to study in this amazing city.

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Why London Is Perfect for International Students

London is a global hub of knowledge and learning, jam packed with brilliant students from every culture on Earth. So why do students from all over the world flock to London each year? Let us tell you!

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Popular Course: Cyber Security

When you’re studying to boost your career, the last thing you want is for your degree to lose professional relevance after you graduate.

 

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Postgraduate Loans: Changes for Students Studying in the UK

This could be your big chance to pursue a Masters degree in the UK – so make sure you’re up to date on the new rules!

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