Our University has a long and proud history of international collaboration and global engagement from our research partnerships, colleagues, students and alumni from across the world, relationships with global universities and providing inspirational and practical travel opportunities for our students.

The recognition in the latest Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings that we are ranked 117th in the world for International Outlook in addition to being ranked 28th in the world for International Outlook in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings is a testament to our commitment to global engagement.

We are home to a cutting-edge teaching and research environment and a leading practice-focused institution. Throughout our long history, we have welcomed students from all walks of life from all over the world into a university community committed to academic excellence, cultural engagement and personal enrichment. Our education experience expands outside the classroom and across borders. Students have access to one of the largest study abroad programmes, welcoming over 1,000 students each year from the US, Japan and across the EU and partnerships with almost 80 universities in 20 countries that our students can study at as part of their course. We are committed to inspiring the next generation of global citizens.

Our world-leading research, produced in partnerships with educational institutions and industry all over the world has real impact. From course modules that enable students to work with charities and develop social enterprises, to research pioneering new methods for large-scale forest fire-fighting, Westminster continues to change people’s lives at an international level.

Our future as an institution is truly global, as we ensure that our whole Westminster community of colleagues, students and alumni are ‘global citizens’, who can engage with and help shape the future of the world.

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The Music: Production, Performance and Enterprise degree will equip you for a successful career in all areas of the commercial and popular music industries. The course wi ... [+]

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The Music: Production, Performance and Enterprise degree will equip you for a successful career in all areas of the commercial and popular music industries. The course will inspire you to develop expertise and experience in the key fields of commercial music: music production; music performance; music business/enterprise. Nowadays, only by having knowledge and understanding of all three specific areas will you be sufficiently prepared for employment and sustained career in music.

You might enter the course with a combination of aspirations to be a music artist, producer, performer, songwriter, composer, musicologist, journalist, DJ, technologist, entrepreneur, business specialist or educator - this course nurtures those aspirations, whilst also ensuring that a broad range of music-related skills are developed as well. The course also incorporates a strong focus on reflective practice and contextual studies, meaning that our students are positioned to become innovators and thought leaders for the future of the music industries, which change constantly and are impacted significantly by advances in technology advance. Graduates of the course are therefore empowered to follow a specific future career path, whilst also exhibiting the transferable skills required for employment in all areas of the music industry.... [-]

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Commercial animation is a rapidly growing and vibrant industry, encompassing a very broad range of rewarding and fascinating creative job opportunities. This exciting spe ... [+]

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Commercial animation is a rapidly growing and vibrant industry, encompassing a very broad range of rewarding and fascinating creative job opportunities. This exciting specialist course will enable you to develop your imaginative and creative skills while giving you a sound knowledge and understanding of animation processes, techniques and critical theory.

The strong emphasis on creative practice will help to develop your skills in drawing and design, along with the imaginative development and innovation of ideas expressed sequentially. These skills, together with the professional practice aspects of the course, will ensure that you have the confidence and expertise to succeed in the industry, whether as a designer, manager, producer or technician. You will also develop the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cu ... [+]

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At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.

This course will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in Arabic in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking), enhance your skills in using English, and develop linguistic and cultural knowledge and understanding. You will be able to function in different cultural situations and acquire the qualities and skills of a humanities graduate. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. In bringing together theory and practice, this course will enable you to develop the vision, innovation an ... [+]

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Business success requires a breadth of knowledge and abilities. In bringing together theory and practice, this course will enable you to develop the vision, innovation and dynamism required in the contemporary business world.

The Business Management degree allows you to build the degree of your choice, by studying for a general business award or specialising in one of seven business areas: Accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, legal regulation or marketing.

The course also gives you the opportunity to change pathway at the end of the first year, allowing you to specialise if you wish at that point. You may also change to the general pathway at the end of the second year.... [-]

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With crime frequently in the news and always an important issue, criminology has never been more relevant. The Criminology BA Honours aims to enthuse, inspire and equip y ... [+]

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With crime frequently in the news and always an important issue, criminology has never been more relevant. The Criminology BA Honours aims to enthuse, inspire and equip you with the skills for a successful career in today's competitive job market.

Criminology draws on a wide range of human and social science disciplines, and the course has been designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of criminology as an interdisciplinary subject area. It will also equip you with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

Westminster's criminologists are concerned with who commits crimes and how offenders should be punished, but at the heart of criminology are fundamental questions about how 'crime' is defined, how criminal law is made, and how definitions of crime and justice vary historically and cross-culturally. Where better to study this fascinating discipline than in the heart of the UK's policing and criminal justice systems? Contemporary concerns are reflected as the subject engages with globalisation and culture throughout the theoretical, qualitative and the empirical.... [-]

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The Digital Media and Communication BA (Hons) (DMC) takes Media Studies into the 21st century. It doesn’t limit you to a particular media industry but instead recognises ... [+]

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The Digital Media and Communication BA (Hons) (DMC) takes Media Studies into the 21st century. It doesn’t limit you to a particular media industry but instead recognises the ongoing practical and conceptual convergence between technologies, industries and ways of communicating.

Our graduates are sought after in the creative industries and the public sector, as well as being ideally prepared for postgraduate study. The Digital Media and Communication BA (Hons) equips them with three major skills areas:

Critical Thinking Communication Creativity

Critical thinking: You will understand the production, distribution and uses of networked digital media, and develop informed and critical perspectives on the social and cultural significance of mediated communication in a globalised world. Academics who are international leaders in their fields from Westminster's prestigious and top-rated Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), as well as practitioners with a range of professional backgrounds, will share their expertise with you – while inviting you to challenge established ideas and develop confidence in your own, critical point of view.... [-]

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A fashion buyer is responsible for the profitable development, sourcing and selection of a range of products that meet the needs and desires of the target customer, by wo ... [+]

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A fashion buyer is responsible for the profitable development, sourcing and selection of a range of products that meet the needs and desires of the target customer, by working closely with the merchandising, design and marketing teams.

As a Fashion Buying Management student, you will combine your creative flair with robust business management skills in a fast-paced, industry-focused course which enjoys widespread support throughout the fashion and retail industry. The extensive contributions from industry leaders include guest lectures, live retail projects and student placements and internships. Key fashion and retail relationships include ASOS, Debenhams, John Lewis, L.K.Bennett, Net-a-Porter, River Island and Urban Outfitters.... [-]

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This course has an exceptional reputation for being aligned with the international fashion industry and enabling you to have outstanding opportunities to engage with the ... [+]

Course summary This course has an exceptional reputation for being aligned with the international fashion industry and enabling you to have outstanding opportunities to engage with the industry throughout your course. We specialise in enabling you to become a highly original and individual creative designer, capable of working at the highest levels of the international fashion industry. The Fashion Design BA Hons course at Westminster is currently the only undergraduate course that shows a selection of its students on the official London Fashion Week schedule.

Throughout the course, the emphasis is on the development of your personal design philosophy. The course offers a comprehensive design education for dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career in the international fashion industry. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Internships on both the three-year and sandwich course are undertaken at leading international fashion companies, and have recently included Adidas, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Balmain, Calvin Klein, Celine, Christian Dior, Christopher Kane, Craig Green, Givenchy, Haider Ackermann, Jeremy Scott, Kenzo, Lanvin, Loewe Vuitton, Martin Margiela, Marc Jacobs, Thom Browne and Tom Ford.... [-]

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The new course in Fashion Marketing and Promotion has been designed to cater for creative, passionate and motivated students who want to pursue a creative degree within t ... [+]

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The new course in Fashion Marketing and Promotion has been designed to cater for creative, passionate and motivated students who want to pursue a creative degree within the fashion industry and develop a solid understanding of business in our digital era.

The fashion promotion industry offers some of the most attractive jobs in the industry and this course allows you to experience the wide spectrum of this field. The course will also give you a much better understanding of how you could use your strengths to achieve your future ambitions in the arena of Fashion Promotion. Our aim is to help you realise your potential by directing you to the areas that are of great interest to you, both for your studies and in the future.... [-]

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This course was designed to meet the needs of the retail industry directly and was developed with extensive input from the fashion and retail sectors. It continues to mee ... [+]

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This course was designed to meet the needs of the retail industry directly and was developed with extensive input from the fashion and retail sectors. It continues to meet the needs of this fast-moving industry, and our graduates are much sought after throughout their careers, with current graduates working at Arcadia, ASOS, Aurora, John Lewis, Michael Kors, Reiss, River Island, Selfridges and Thomas Pink.

Companies support the course through guest lectures and student placements, as well as working with the students on industry-related projects. We run an annual networking event where students can talk to representatives from a cross-section of retailers, and our lecturers have all had successful careers in retailing and understand the importance of the role of merchandisers within the industry fully.... [-]

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This three-year degree is one of the best-known film courses in the world, with an international reputation for its academic and practical teaching. Our students’ films a ... [+]

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This three-year degree is one of the best-known film courses in the world, with an international reputation for its academic and practical teaching. Our students’ films are shown at festivals all over the world and have won Student Academy Awards and a host of honours in both the UK and across the world.

We operate from a purpose-built studio facility in Harrow, with two sound stages, a set construction workshop, and extensive post-production facilities. The environment is both academic and practical, scholarly and creative, and all students study film history, criticism and aesthetics alongside their practical work. You will learn to collaborate creatively as you develop production specialisms in areas such as writing, producing, cinematography, directing, production design, editing and sound. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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This innovative course was one of the first to offer students the opportunity to explore and develop work across boundaries, within the ever-expanding contemporary fine a ... [+]

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This innovative course was one of the first to offer students the opportunity to explore and develop work across boundaries, within the ever-expanding contemporary fine art disciplines. It encourages creativity, individuality and personal growth, and once you have acquired the basic skills you can negotiate your own individual programme of study with tutors.

You are encouraged to bring highly individual approaches to studio practice, coupled with an emphasis on experiential learning; these are the defining factors that have established the course at the cutting edge of contemporary practice.

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At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cu ... [+]

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At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.

This course will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in French in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking). You will study French language, culture and linguistics in an integrated and interdisciplinary way, exploring the connections between them and the broader historical and cross-cultural contexts that frame their study. You will be able to function in different cultural situations and acquire the generic qualities and skills of a humanities graduate. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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This well-established and broad-based course aims to encourage your creativity, individuality and personal growth through the study of graphic communication design. The e ... [+]

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This well-established and broad-based course aims to encourage your creativity, individuality and personal growth through the study of graphic communication design. The emphasis is on the application of skills to develop ideas and present information in ways that are engaging, meaningful, useful and worthwhile.

You will be encouraged to develop your awareness and understanding of the social contexts and environmental responsibilities of design so that you can identify communication strategies that will enrich people's lives by enabling them to be better informed about the world in which they live.

You will learn to engage audiences through imaginative and creative design solutions that may challenge, persuade, shock, provoke, excite and entertain, but always aim to inform. You will also develop the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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History remains among the most fascinating and best-loved of the arts and social science disciplines, and this is an exceptional degree which makes the most of our unique ... [+]

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History remains among the most fascinating and best-loved of the arts and social science disciplines, and this is an exceptional degree which makes the most of our unique West End location. The course is modern, with a focus on British and European history, but there are many opportunities to study American, imperial and global history as well. A distinctive element of the degree is its focus on the extraordinary history of London.

You’ll learn inside and outside the classroom, on stimulating modules in political, diplomatic, social, cultural and military history, many of which are unique to Westminster.

You’ll explore the streets of the capital, learn how to conduct your own research in London’s unique archives, and graduate as a well- trained and experienced historian, ready to launch yourself into the world of work – in careers such as the media, education, the Civil Service and the Law – or prepared for research or further study.... [-]

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This ambitious and interdisciplinary course offers practice and study in image-making applied principally within illustration but also in a range of creative design and c ... [+]

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This ambitious and interdisciplinary course offers practice and study in image-making applied principally within illustration but also in a range of creative design and communication contexts from animation to commercial installation. Our premise is that within contemporary visual practice the boundaries between art, design and illustration have merged, this in part is due to digital technologies but also the cultural merging of disciplines within the visual and performing arts.

New creatives can find themselves working on initiatives that require a range of skills, are multi-contextual, multi-media and increasingly involve collaboration with others. Within this context, the course offers an in-depth, reflective and process led approach to image-making and image media.... [-]

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Exciting opportunities exist for graduates who can operate with confidence in today’s globalised business environment. The four-year version of this course includes a year ... [+]

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Exciting opportunities exist for graduates who can operate with confidence in today’s globalised business environment. The four-year version of this course includes a year abroad in Europe, Asia, Australia or the USA, giving you valuable insight into another country’s university business learning experience and broader cultural environment. Depending on your language skills, you can spend your year abroad studying at one of our partner institutions where business topics are taught in English or in the national language. In some cases, you can opt to combine studying abroad with an overseas work placement.

The course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and academic skills to pursue a career in international business, or continue to postgraduate study. You will also develop the specialist knowledge, skills and capabilities you require to respond proactively and creatively to contemporary business issues and the challenges of the global business environment.... [-]

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This course explores the complexity and diversity facing marketers when operating in a highly competitive world marketplace. It will give you the knowledge, skills and pr ... [+]

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This course explores the complexity and diversity facing marketers when operating in a highly competitive world marketplace. It will give you the knowledge, skills and practical experience you need to pursue opportunities with international organisations in areas such as strategic marketing planning, market research, marketing communications and brand management.

Our degrees in marketing have a shared first year which allows you to experience all the main areas in marketing before you finalise your degree to match your career choice. We provide relevant exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM).... [-]

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Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with a political and economic change in the international system. The course consid ... [+]

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Development Studies focuses on international development and the challenges associated with a political and economic change in the international system. The course considers the relationships between the global North and South, examining how colonialism and capitalism have shaped our contemporary world. You will explore global poverty and inequality and the impact of globalisation on different parts of the world, including Africa, Asia, the Middle East, China, India, Central Asia and Latin America.

The course provides a theoretical framework for understanding the international distribution of power at the global, regional and national levels, and we aim to enthuse and inspire you by building close links to government bodies and the policy world. A degree in Development Studies and International Relations will prepare you for professional life in a range of sectors, including the Civil Service, media, public policy, NGOs, teaching and further research.... [-]

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This is a practice-based course with a strong academic background. It is focused on teaching multimedia and online techniques alongside traditional journalistic skills su ... [+]

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This is a practice-based course with a strong academic background. It is focused on teaching multimedia and online techniques alongside traditional journalistic skills such as research, reporting and writing.

You will be taught by professional journalists and internationally renowned academics and, as well as enabling you to become a better journalist, the course will also equip you with transferable skills that will help you whatever media career path you choose. Our students have a very high success rate in gaining employment in the media industries, and recent graduates have gone on to network radio, national newspapers and magazines, respected websites, top PR agencies and major television companies.... [-]

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At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cu ... [+]

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At Westminster, we train competent linguists in modern languages ready to enter graduate employment. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context and offer high-quality teaching in all language skills.

This course will enable you to achieve a good or high level of linguistic competence in Spanish in all four skill areas (reading, writing, listening and speaking). You will study Spanish language, culture and linguistics in an integrated and interdisciplinary way, exploring the connections between them and the broader historical and cross-cultural contexts that frame their study. You will be able to function in different cultural situations and acquire the qualities and skills of a humanities graduate. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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The expansion of new media technologies combined with the relationship between customers and organisations provides unique areas of study within marketing communications. ... [+]

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The expansion of new media technologies combined with the relationship between customers and organisations provides unique areas of study within marketing communications. This course has been developed with professionals from the marketing industry to provide you with the knowledge, skills and capabilities you need to pursue a career within the highly competitive marketing communications environment.

The course will be of interest if you are attracted to careers in the communications side of the marketing industry, whether with marketing service agencies (such as advertising), in public relations, brand management, direct and interactive marketing, or in client-side marketing communications departments.... [-]

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This is a general undergraduate degree in marketing, for those who see their future career in marketing, but do not, at this stage, wish to specialise any further. Our de ... [+]

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This is a general undergraduate degree in marketing, for those who see their future career in marketing, but do not, at this stage, wish to specialise any further. Our degrees in marketing have a shared first year which allows you to experience all the main areas in marketing before you finalise your degree to match your career choice. We provide relevant exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM).

Marketing managers are responsible for deciding what products to sell, to whom, for what price, where, when and how. They have to set and achieve the sales targets, and ensure the profits and repeat business. As such, marketing management is considered by many to be one of the most stimulating and satisfying careers, and this course will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to pursue such a career.... [-]

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This is a course in the creative and critical practice of photography. You will be encouraged to develop your own visual practice through an appreciation of the history o ... [+]

Course summary This is a course in the creative and critical practice of photography. You will be encouraged to develop your own visual practice through an appreciation of the history of the medium as well as a critical understanding of it's wider social and cultural significance. You will also explore a wide range of relevant contemporary theories and debates designed both to stimulate a critically engaged practice and to better prepare you for a range of related careers. You will also gain cognitive and transferable skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Many of our graduates go on to work as photographers and photographic artists, but equally, they pursue a range of careers within the broader photographic and creative sectors, as designers, historians, magazine editors, museum and gallery curators, picture editors and researchers, teachers, and writers. Many also go on to postgraduate study. Course structure ... [-]
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This course places equal emphasis on mastering practical skills and developing your academic potential. You will receive intensive professional training provided by activ ... [+]

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This course places equal emphasis on mastering practical skills and developing your academic potential. You will receive intensive professional training provided by active practitioners and will analyse the role of PR and Advertising play in society and their relationship to the media. You will also develop a critical understanding of the media industries, their products and their audiences.

The Department’s media research interest means you study broader issues alongside students of journalism, television and radio. We have very strong links with the PR and Advertising industries, inviting in a range of guest speakers, and organising events and visits. Work experience is strongly encouraged and supported to obtain your degree and, given London’s leading position in the world of PR and advertising, it is readily available.... [-]

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Immigration, crime, social injustice and youth unemployment make headline news almost daily. These are the key issues of our time. If you’re interested in such issues and ... [+]

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Immigration, crime, social injustice and youth unemployment make headline news almost daily. These are the key issues of our time. If you’re interested in such issues and want to understand how social structures impact on people's everyday lives and interactions, or how criminal justice relates to social justice, then you should consider studying sociology and criminology. Combined, these two disciplines develop your sociological and criminological imagination and answer questions about society and its various institutions.

You’ll be taught by active researchers, whose expertise includes human rights, migration, comparative and transnational criminology, convict criminology, youth justice, terrorism studies, psychology of crime, education, gender and sexuality, ‘race’ and ethnicity, social movements, families, media and cultural studies. As a student on the Sociology and Criminology BA, you’ll have access to a wide range of specialist option modules in both disciplines, and you’ll have the opportunity to take a work experience module where you can put into practice the personal and professional skills you will develop while studying.... [-]

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This is a practice-based course taught by broadcast industry professionals which combines critical analysis with hands-on practical skills. The course focuses on how tele ... [+]

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This is a practice-based course taught by broadcast industry professionals which combines critical analysis with hands-on practical skills. The course focuses on how television programmes are conceived, produced, commissioned and distributed in a digital broadcast and multi-platform environment. Students work across a digital workflow supporting a single camera and multi-camera studio production modes and produce programmes across all genres; from documentary and drama series to TV commercials and studio entertainment shows.

Practical skills in editing, camera operations, sound recording, lighting and graphics are underpinned by critical analysis of the ever-changing globalised broadcast and digital media industries. This course is designed to prepare you for the challenge of a multi-skilled, mixed portfolio career, and our graduates have a high employment rate in many different roles and aspects of the media industries including the children's television, drama series, music video production, sports broadcasting, studio entertainment productions, TV commercials, the film industry and the corporate television sector. You will also gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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This is a leading course that delivers comprehensive accounting education to students to enable them to become effective employees in a variety of activities and occupati ... [+]

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This is a leading course that delivers comprehensive accounting education to students to enable them to become effective employees in a variety of activities and occupations in the Financial and Professional Services sectors. Our rounded teaching programmes also provide broader business acumen and management expertise for future careers.

You will develop a detailed knowledge of the applied aspects of accounting, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness which companies need in a rapidly changing and complex global business landscape.

These skills and knowledge will open up a range of job opportunities in areas such as Financial and management accounting and other closely related fields in the professional services sector. You can develop your career in the private or public sector, and the course will help your progression to professional qualifications. The course provides an exemption from up to 9 papers of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). These valuable professional body exemptions provide the opportunity to progress towards certification for a professional career in accountancy. The course also has also been re-accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).... [-]

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Architectural technologists help to bring projects to fruition through making the technical decisions necessary to solve design problems. They need a sound understanding ... [+]

Course summary Architectural technologists help to bring projects to fruition through making the technical decisions necessary to solve design problems. They need a sound understanding of the processes of design and construction and the management tools, particularly CAD, for the communication of design information. The skills they require are wide-ranging, from design and architectural composition, technical analysis and presentation, to the business and management skills necessary for contract procurement and administration. Design and development is an increasingly complex issue, where the formation of design proposals and detailed decision-making requires expert and professional judgement. This course is structured so that you will learn to appreciate the multidisciplinary nature of the built environment, and gain a broad understanding of neighbouring disciplines. You will acquire the skills and knowledge to develop your career in an architectural design setting alongside architects, engineers, surveyors and other professionals, practice privately, or run - upon successful MCIAT chartership - a business either as a partner or a co-director with other professionals in the architectural and construction industries. You will also develop the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development. Our construction courses share a common Year 1, so students interact with those studying different pathways, gain some knowledge of the work of all professionals working in the construction industry, promoting the interdisciplinary nature of the modern construction industry. Throughout the course, construction technology and management remain central, the issue of health and safety is addressed, and the importance of sustainability is considered. Professional... [-]
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Biochemistry is a pivotal degree discipline in the modern world and a fundamental part of all the biological sciences. Biochemistry is the study of living systems at the ... [+]

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Biochemistry is a pivotal degree discipline in the modern world and a fundamental part of all the biological sciences. Biochemistry is the study of living systems at the molecular level, and biochemists study the ways in which cells and organisms are formed. This involves examining the structure and function of molecules found in living systems, as well as experimental investigations of the properties of biological systems ranging in complexity from cell extracts to whole organisms, and elucidating the roles of specific genes in the cells in which they are expressed.

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to establish yourself in a range of careers related to biochemistry, including the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology industries. The foundation of the course is our thriving research in diverse areas of biochemistry including biotechnology, cancer biology, membrane transport, molecular diagnostics and therapeutics, plant biochemistry, and protein structure.... [-]

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A BSc (Hons) degree in Biological Sciences from Westminster will provide you with a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills so that you are prepa ... [+]

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A BSc (Hons) degree in Biological Sciences from Westminster will provide you with a solid academic foundation in biological knowledge and key skills so that you are prepared to meet the needs of employers. Graduates from Biological Sciences go on to careers ranging from research, medicine, science and education, to law and management.

Biological Sciences at Westminster enables you to focus on molecular science, human biology or applied biosciences, or take a route designed specifically toward your own interests. We offer you the chance to explore cutting-edge topics in molecular biology and genetics, microbiology, the urban environment, global challenges, pharmacology, and biological applications. With a passion for scientific inquiry, our modules are research driven. You will have the chance to select a laboratory-based final-year project, giving you experience in the latest methods and developments in medical and scientific research.... [-]

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In an uncertain and rapidly changing world, a knowledge of economics and the unique insights it offers into how individuals, firms and organisations operate and interact i ... [+]

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In an uncertain and rapidly changing world, a knowledge of economics and the unique insights it offers into how individuals, firms and organisations operate and interact is invaluable. So is the ability to communicate this understanding to specialists and non-specialists. This course combines a thorough grounding in the discipline of economics, with a range of practical skills required in professional life and for postgraduate studies.

You will develop your ability to apply economic reasoning to real-world issues. You will become confident in economic and business analysis and in applying these analytical skills to business and organisational decisions, to solving business and economic problems, undertaking research and consultancy, and contributing to the design and implementation of economic policy by government agencies. You will also extend your skills in data gathering and interpretation, quantitative analysis and forecasting, become global in outlook and socially, environmentally and ethically aware.... [-]

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This exciting interdisciplinary degree course considers how the structure and function of the brain give rise to mental processes while it interacts with its physical, so ... [+]

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This exciting interdisciplinary degree course considers how the structure and function of the brain give rise to mental processes while it interacts with its physical, social, and cultural environment. Cognitive and clinical neuroscience blends theoretical, experimental and applied aspects of psychology with neuroscience, and overlaps with other psychological disciplines including physiological, cognitive and clinical psychology, developmental science and psychopharmacology, as well as neuro-anthropology.

This unique course places a particular focus on brain-behaviour relationships, by bringing together evidence from molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain injury studies and neurological illness, and also looks at developmental and cognitive aspects. It explores a wide range of research-based and clinically relevant methodologies including brain imaging, computational modelling and comparative cognition (considering evolutionary and developmental approaches).... [-]

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Computer Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The games industry is still an expanding and challenging sector with continually ... [+]

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Computer Games Development combines technology and creativity in a multidisciplinary way. The games industry is still an expanding and challenging sector with continually evolving ideas and cutting-edge technologies. It requires practitioners to exercise more flexibility in software specifications and functionality, through adapting their approaches to design and management while keeping abreast of broad changes to technology.

This course covers all major technical aspects of the game development process from design to production. It aims to prepare you for a career in software development with a particular emphasis on computer games. The course provides you with a solid understanding of game technologies including programming, applied maths, computer graphics and game engines. You are supported to expand a broad range of knowledge and skills including mobile and web application development, 3D modeling and animation, and human-computer interaction. To enhance student employability the course offers a number of talks from the creative industry and will support your participation in prestige game competitions and digital fairs as well as industrial placements and internships.... [-]

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Security is a vital aspect of any networked system, especially as the dependency on network infrastructures has grown over the past few decades. This course builds on mor ... [+]

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Security is a vital aspect of any networked system, especially as the dependency on network infrastructures has grown over the past few decades. This course builds on more than ten years of experience in education in network design and support, and its aim is to produce network engineers with a strong background in security.

The course focuses on three main aspects – communication, network design and implementation, and security. You will develop the knowledge and technical expertise to be able to take on specific responsibility within a network team or as a team leader for the security aspects of that network, particularly in industries such as banking, where security is crucially important. Our graduates have also gone on to work for organisations such as BT, HP, Cisco, Dell, Google Enterprise, Huawei Technologies and Quinix, as well as for smaller private companies.... [-]

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This degree will give you the right computing skills and knowledge to be able to shape the future of businesses and organisations. This broadly based course covers the ke ... [+]

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This degree will give you the right computing skills and knowledge to be able to shape the future of businesses and organisations. This broadly based course covers the key topics in computer science, software engineering and development, and also explores specialised computer science topics, providing you with an excellent education and training for a rapidly changing environment.

The key aspect of this course is its flexibility and the ability for you to build a customised route within computer science. You will be able to follow the recommended pathways in a number of computing areas to suit your interests. You will develop a wide range of skills and knowledge in areas such as creative computing, information systems, graphics and games development, mobile and web computing, software engineering, design and development, and software security.... [-]

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Digital media development is a specialised topic of computer science that focuses on the development of interactive applications that respond to user actions by presentin ... [+]

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Digital media development is a specialised topic of computer science that focuses on the development of interactive applications that respond to user actions by presenting rich multimedia content using various forms of interaction.

The increasing capabilities of the web, high-tech devices and mobile technology provide enormous potential for engaging users in innovative ways of interaction with state-of-the-art interfaces. The digital tech industry requires practitioners with a good understanding of user experience (UX) principles and good technical competencies for developing advanced user interfaces. The Digital Media Development BSc Honours address all aspects of the digital media development process, from conceptualisation and design to implementation and testing with a primary focus on front end development.... [-]

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The Finance BSc Honours will enable you to develop your understanding of modern finance theories and applications. The course enhances your analytical abilities, together ... [+]

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The Finance BSc Honours will enable you to develop your understanding of modern finance theories and applications. The course enhances your analytical abilities, together with the team-working, problem-solving, communication skills and commercial awareness needed in a complex global financial world. You will gain a broader understanding of the socio-economic, legal and professional environment within which finance operates. You will also acquire the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.

A unique feature of this course is that you will be able to use Westminster Business School’s Financial Markets Suite (FMS). The FMS utilises the Bloomberg platform, a state-of-the-art teaching and research resource used widely by leading global financial institutions. All of our final year students get an early career immersion experience of using this powerful database to make informed financial decisions.... [-]

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Property and planning are "people businesses" and are dynamic and stimulating professions offering variety, travel, networking opportunities and high earning potential. T ... [+]

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Property and planning are "people businesses" and are dynamic and stimulating professions offering variety, travel, networking opportunities and high earning potential. The work has a huge impact – every organisation and every person requires somewhere to work and somewhere to live.

This course provides you with a detailed understanding of the nature and philosophy of town planning and the planning process, with a concentration on sustainable development, urban regeneration and the environment. Your learning in these areas will be complemented by other aspects of property and development including valuing, developing, managing and investing in the property markets, together with the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.... [-]

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Real estate is a dynamic profession; every company and every person requires somewhere to work and somewhere to live, and as property costs are often the second highest e ... [+]

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Real estate is a dynamic profession; every company and every person requires somewhere to work and somewhere to live, and as property costs are often the second highest expenditure on a company's balance sheet, a good understanding of property is essential for every business.

This course gives you a thorough understanding of all aspects of real estate including buying and selling, valuing, developing, planning, managing and investing in various property markets, together with the transferable skills necessary for lifelong professional and personal development. Many of our lecturers are chartered surveyors who have held senior appointments in business, and many are still practising part-time. As we are based in London we are able to invite directors of leading property firms to deliver guest lectures and arrange various site visits.... [-]

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This course studies the best ways to design, build, maintain and evaluate software systems. It uses many of the technical aspects of computer science, especially programm ... [+]

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This course studies the best ways to design, build, maintain and evaluate software systems. It uses many of the technical aspects of computer science, especially programming, and aims to develop the professional attitudes, interpersonal and technical skills you will need in the software engineering industry.

The course provides a solid foundation in software engineering theory and practice to develop professional software systems. It will equip you to take up a wide range of career opportunities, including software engineer, web application programmer, software designer/analyst or website designer/programmer.

You will study software development, programming languages, technologies and applications including Java, C/C#, UNIX, UML, graphics, networks, concurrent systems, databases, artificial intelligence, and web and mobile computing. You will share a common first year with the Computer Science BSc Honours course; you can transfer in Year 1, and specialise in Year 3.... [-]

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