University of Bedfordshire - Master's Degree

University of Bedfordshire is a public higher education institution based in the town of Luton from Bedfordshire, England. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses through 7 academic departments. University of Bedfordshire is UK Quality Assured according to the latest review by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

  • Average Tuition GBP 12,000
  • Students 15,655
  • International Students 21%
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

University of Bedfordshire was formed in August 2006 as a result of the union between De Montfort University's campus in Bedford and the University of Luton, an institution whose roots can be traced back from as early as 1908 when it was established as the Luton Modern School before becoming a university in 1993.

Today, University of Bedfordshire is composed of four faculties and its main campus in Luton is home to 7 academic departments through which the university offers over 100 bachelor's degree and over 70 master's degree programs in areas of business, media, art and design, science, computing, law, psychology, and social sciences. The Luton campus is a £34 million funky and functional, state-of-the-art facility that is strategically located in the heart of town, with an accessible reach to a large shopping mall, student halls, train and bus stations. University of Bedfordshire is home to over 24,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide.

Master Programs

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Accounting and Business Finance

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Advancing Health Practice

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Applied Linguistic

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Applied Social Work Practices

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Art and Design

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A general program that prepares individuals to express ideas, feelings, and/or inner visions through the performance of one or more of the dance disciplines, including but not limited to ballet, modern, jazz, ethnic, and folk dance, and that focuses on the study and analysis of dance as a cultural phenomenon. Includes instruction in technique, choreography, Laban notation, dance history and criticism, and dance production.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Biomedical Engineering

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Business Administration

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Business and Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Communication

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Computer Science

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Computing and Information Technology

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Creative Digital Film Production

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Economics of International Business

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Education

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Educational Technology

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on integrating technology into educational curricula. Includes instruction in foundations of educational technology, computer applications, utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, distance education, and designing and producing educational software and materials.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Engineering Business Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the planning and operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations, and prepares individuals to plan and manage such operations. Includes instruction in accounting, engineering economy, financial management, industrial and human resources management, industrial psychology, management information systems, mathematical modeling and optimization, quality control, operations research, safety and health issues, and environmental program management.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    English Literature

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the English language, including its history, structure and related communications skills; and the literature and culture of English-speaking peoples.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Environmental Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Finance and Business Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Financial Engineering

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Forensic Psychology

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply clinical, counseling, school, and neuropsychology skills to the provision of psychological services within the criminal justice and civil legal systems, including consultation, assessment, and interventions. Includes instruction in the epidemiology of mental/behavioral disorders, risk factors for violence and criminality, profiling and patterning, psychological testing, prediction and intervention measurement, forensic assessment, criminal and civil law and procedures, secure environments, forensic treatment and intervention skills, and professional standards and ethics.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Inernational Journalism

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Information Management and Security

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and equipment operation and maintenance, operator supervision and training, and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    International Economics

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study and analysis of international commercial behavior and trade policy. Includes instruction in international trade theory, tariffs and quotas, commercial policy, trade factor flows, international finance and investment, currency regulation and trade exchange rates and markets, international trade negotiation, and international payments and accounting policy.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    International Nursing and Healthcare

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Project Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resources.

  • Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

    Risk Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals, including certified accountants, to perform independent internal and external appraisals to evaluate organizational financial and operational activities, ensure compliance with laws and policies, safeguard assets, and promote effective planning and resource allocation. Includes instruction in advanced accounting, audit tools and techniques, sampling, risk and control, audit planning, audit function management, law and regulations, environmental auditing, information technology applications, professional standards and ethics, and specific industry and service sector problems.

See more programs

Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 118
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 498
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 113
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 618

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 580

Accreditations

    School Locations

    Other Information

    Established in 2006

    Other

    92% of University of Bedfordshire graduates last year was able to find employment or are currently in further study, according to the Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey.

    Explore Careers of Alumni

    Where they work

      What do they do

        The Location

        Putteridge Bury, Hitchin Road, Luton LU2 8LE, UK

        Popular venues

          Social Media Feed

          Student Reviews

          There are no reviews for University of Bedfordshire yet,
          be the first one to review.

          • Testimony
            1989-1992, BS

            A dynamic institution

            Luton university as it was called during my time there, has continued to evolve, in name, competencies and outlook, in response to an ever-changing world. The institution is ever striving to be counted among the best in the country and internationally, even from afar, I observe a living, breathing, and growing university that I would recommend to the open-minded.

          • Testimony
            2012-2013, Master of Science

            Diversity

            The fact that university is full of multiculural students exposes you as a student to a whole new experience of working in a multicultural environment

          • Testimony
            2014-2017, Bachelor's degree

            University of Bedfordshire- Fabulous !

            This University has the latest and most amazing resources you could have. Staff are extremely helpful in many ways. I have no regrets attending all the way at Luton campus from London.