You will be taught mostly through seminar-style teaching.
The following information will give you an idea of what a typical academic week might look like.
There will be 6-8 hours per week of lectures, seminars and feedback. Students are expected to spend 32-34 hours per week engaged in self-study.
There will be 2-6 hours per week of lectures, seminars and feedback. Students are expected to spend 14-16 hours per week engaged in self-study.
Contact time is based on 24 academic weeks (including induction week, and, depending on module choices, may include reading weeks, and revision weeks); self-study time is based on 31 academic weeks.
The total notional study hours for the MSc are 1,800. Notional study hours comprise formal teaching and learning activities, such as lectures and tutorials, as well as assessments and independent research and study.
Typically, one credit equates to 10 hours of work.
As indicated, some optional modules are taught exclusively online. We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment.