Postgraduate Courses

Anthropology of Health

On this course you will look at how different societies and people understand and react to health and illness.

Applied Linguistics and TESOL

This course is designed to help you develop the skills and experience you need for a successful career in English teaching.

Art Psychotherapy

A range of theoretical and practical training, clinical placements to become a therapist, taking in psychodynamic framework, art, music and drama therapy.

Attachment Studies

This course offers practical and theoretical training in Patricia Crittenden’s Dynamic Maturational Model (DMM) of attachment.

Audiovisual Translation

The MA in Audiovisual Translation is an internationally leading course in its field, recognised by the European Commission as a European Masters in Translation.


This unique course critically examines the theoretical basis of methods of assessment and the practical application of data within biomechanics. It offers students a means of studying biomechanics from a discipline-specific standpoint in an exciting, practical yet academic way.

Cell Biomedicine (MRes)

This innovative degree offers a fascinating opportunity to study modern and topical research areas in Cell Biomedicine.

Children's Literature

This Children's Literature masters/ postgraduate (MA/PGDip) course studies children's books and their influence on culture.

Children's Literature (Distance Learning)

This course allows you to study children’s literature in a flexible, part-time format. This MA is taught through a mixture of independent study, tutor feedback, and peer support.


Roehampton Dance's MFA provides a unique environment for emerging choreographers to develop their artistic practice.

Choreography and Performance (MRes)

Deepen your choreographic or performance practice through studio-based enquiry and research informed by contemporary theoretical concerns.

Choreomundus: International Master in Dance Knowledge, Practice and Heritage

Choreomundus is an Erasmus Mundus programme that investigates dance and other movement systems.

Christian Ministry

This MA is designed for lay and ordained Christians with significant experience of working (paid or volunteer) in churches, mission agencies, or not-for-profit organisations (faith-based or secular).

Classical Research

Students on the MRes in Classical Research will engage with a broad range of research methods relevant for classical studies.

Clinical Neuroscience

This course offers an exciting opportunity to study modern neuroscience with a focus on clinical implications.

Clinical Nutrition

The course is designed for all members of nutrition support teams and is also suitable for students who wish to pursue clinically based nutrition research.

Counselling Psychology (HCPC approved and BPS accredited)

The Practitioner Doctorate in Counselling Psychology is a three year, full-time professional training accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Creative Writing

This rich and varied course is designed for early-career writers seeking to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance their creative practice.

Creative Writing (specialist pathway)

Roehampton's Creative Writing programme is designed for ambitious, committed creative writers who are developing their independent writing practice.

Dance Anthropology

The Anthropology of Dance investigates the place of dance in society from the perspectives of those participating in it.

Dance Movement Psychotherapy

This unique course integrates theoretical, experiential and clinical learning, preparing you to practice as a dance movement psychotherapist.

Dance Philosophy and History

Interrogate and debate to develop your critical thinking on dance practices and issues from philosophical and historical perspectives.

Dance Politics and Sociology

Dance Politics and Sociology Postgraduate 0 MA Reflect upon your experience, develop creative ideas and aid critical perspective in practice and theory. Examine dance and dancers through sociological themes, such as social structures, power, relationships, cultur


This unique course provides opportunities for the theoretical, practical and clinical exploration of ritual and drama for healing and change.

Early Childhood Studies

With content that crosses different disciplinary and professional boundaries, this course aims to develop a deep understanding of the factors that promote the wellbeing of young children and their families.

Education Leadership and Management

This programme is designed to offer professionals the opportunity to engage in systematic and analytical enquiry into the theories and practices of educational leadership and management, with a view to improving your own practice. 

Education Policy

The MA Education Policy programme will explore key debates in national and international education policy. Students will engage with concepts in the changing landscape of global education policy and engage with a critical analysis of the different theoretical perspectives and debates around it.


Educational Practice

This exciting course will allow you to build on your initial teacher training to deepen your understanding of teaching and your effectiveness as a teacher.

Erasmus Mundus Human Rights Policy and Practice

The programme has a strong emphasis on professional development, and how human rights principles can be put into practice through policy and active engagement in human rights issues.

Film and Screen Cultures

This MA offers the opportunity for advanced studies in film, television and new media. Taught by leading figures in the field, it allows you to engage with the most up-to-date research and to explore new approaches to audiovisual scholarship.

Forensic Psychology* subject to validation

Our MSc Forensic Psychology degree will introduce you to the key theoretical concepts and practical approaches relevant to the legal and criminal justice system. The core philosophy of the course is to promote an understanding of the role of forensic psychologists in various forensic settings.

Global Business Management* subject to validation

This programme is designed for students with the ambition to become leaders and practitioners in areas of global trade and globally integrated supply chains.

Global Criminology

Developed by our dynamic research-led team of criminologists to encourage you to think about key issues of crime and justice from a worldwide perspective.

Global Financial Management* subject to validation

The programme is designed to provide you with a holistic understanding of strategy and management and is designed for students with the ambition to focus on investment appraisal and international capital markets.

Global Human Resources Management* subject to validation

This programme is tailored to students with the ambition to become thought leaders and practitioners in the field of global and cross-cultural HRM.

Global Marketing* subject to validation

This programme is tailored to students with the ambition to become leaders and practitioners at the interface of marketing and strategy.

Health Sciences

This course deals with a wide range of health issues from stress to sleep, and looks at the aetiology and symptomology of what can be complex processes.

Historical Research

You will study different approaches to the research and writing of history, with a focus on innovative theoretical and methodological developments.

History (MA)*subject to validation

This MA History provides a deep and thorough understanding of past eras, episodes and societies, as well as the skills to conduct research, manage projects, think critically, and influence others.

History (MRes)

Our MRes in History offers a research-intensive programme for those students wanting to develop specialist knowledge and scholarly techniques, as the first step on the path to doctoral research or research-related career paths; and for those who are ready for a research-rich Master’s programme.

Human Rights

This course offers a compelling programme of study in human rights to prepare you for your future career in the field.

Human Rights and International Relations

The study of human rights is critical for any understanding of the effects of global terrorism and counter-terrorism campaigns and the profound struggle for democratic freedoms sweeping the world.

Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

This course is based on an integrative relational approach to counselling/psychotherapy.

Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents and Families* subject to validation

This course helps you to become a practitioner who is able to work with child and adolescent clients one-to-one, who present with diverse psychological issues in a variety of settings including both mainstream and special education, children’s hospitals and children’s and adolescent’s mental health  (CAMHS).

Intercultural Communication in the Creative Industries

This pioneering MA is for students with a multilingual background who want to work in a creative international environment.

International Management

The MSc International Management portfolio will develop you as a future manager and leader who can do business across time zones, cultures and languages and in global and diverse contexts.

International Management with Finance

On this course, you will develop a strong understanding of the operational aspects of corporate and financial management.

International Management with HRM

This pathway is designed to engage students in a critical dialogue about the strategic importance of HRM in international firms as well as competing perspectives of international HRM, drawing on current research and practice.

International Management with Marketing

This specialist pathway will enable you to analyse the marketing context in which international brands operate. You will learn how to apply marketing concepts to different contexts, including non-traditional organisations, non-profit entities and the public sector.


Roehampton’s MA in Journalism provides industry-relevant and specialist journalism training to prepare you for life as a professional journalist.

LLM Human Rights and Legal Practice

Face the legal issues in international human rights today in our LLM Human Rights and Legal Practice course.

London's Theatre and Performance: Viewing, Making, Writing

This MA takes advantage of the varied theatrical wealth and cultural resources of London’s vibrant theatre and performance scene, which offers a starting point for students to examine different modes of viewing, making and writing performance.

Master of Business Administration* subject to validation

On the MBA you will engage in projects with experienced business leaders and organisations. You will gain project management skills and develop the commercial acumen required to direct international enterprises and manage operations across borders and cultures.


The Roehampton MBA is designed to prepare students for the challenges of senior management within an international environment.

Media Communication and Culture

This course is ideal for those who wish to pursue media, communications and cultural inquiry at an advanced level in order to develop media based careers.

Music Therapy

This course provides you with professional training in music therapy, approved by the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC).

National Award for SEN Coordinators

The course content will be informed by current SEN and disability legislation and underpinned by current theory and research led practice pertaining to Special and Inclusive Education.

Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders (MRes)

This rewarding research-based programme will prepare you for a career in nutrition research, clinical environment or the health industry.

PGCE Primary

This course provides both an academic qualification (PGCE) and the recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

PGCE Primary - general (with Mathematics)

This programme is for students who have a strength in mathematics and wish to teach in primary schools, focusing solely or mainly on mathematics.

PGCE Secondary

This course provides both an academic qualification at Masters level (PGCE) and the recommendation for Qualified Teacher Status.

Play Therapy

Based on a person-centred model of therapy, this course emphasises the use of play within a therapeutic relationship to facilitate therapeutic change.

Practical Theology (DTh)

The DTh is a professional doctorate scheme in practical, ministry–focused theology. This programme is for senior level practitioners, leaders or consultants in ministry–related fields seeking to develop advanced research skills for pastoral, missiological or other aspects of applied theology at doctoral level.

Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation

This course combines theoretical investigation with fieldwork and laboratory work on a range of topics in primatology.

Psychology of Sport and Exercise MSc or PGDip

This exciting and innovative programme provides students with a thorough theoretical, conceptual and practical grounding in the discipline.


A postgraduate Publishing degree at Roehampton provides industry-relevant training, designed to develop your skills and knowledge for a career in the publishing industry

School Direct - Primary and Secondary

School Direct is a government-led initiative that seeks to place schools at the centre of Initial Teacher Education (ITE). Working with University of Roehampton, our partner schools take a leading role in recruiting trainee teachers and in designing and delivering the training programme. 

SEN, Disability and Inclusive Education

This exciting programme welcomes professionals and others with relevant experience and interests to investigate the issues involved in the education and development of children and young people with special educational needs, disabilities and disadvantage, along with others.

Social Research Methods

This course is perfect if you are looking to embark on a successful career as a researcher or academic and will provide you with the necessary training as part of your study for your MPhil/PhD.

Sounds of Intent PGCert

A one year part-time, postgraduate certificate that introduces students to the ‘Sounds of Intent’ music-developmental framework and explains how to use the resources and assessment tool available on the website.

Specialised Translation

Study the use of translation software and multilingual material, learn languages skills, and about translating technical texts.

Sport and Exercise Physiology

This innovative course offers you a means of studying sport and exercise physiology in an exciting, practical way.

Sport and Exercise Science

The course gives you the opportunity to examine critically the theoretical bases of assessment methods and their practical application within physiology, psychology and biomechanics.

Sport and Exercise Science (MRes)

Ideal for students who are interested in focusing on a specific research area at Masters level and provides an excellent platform for progression to PhD-level study.

Stress and Health

This course provides a science-based qualification in the study of stress, dealing specifically with the mechanisms by which psychological stress can induce illnesses and examining issues of measurement, prevalence and management.

Theology and Religious Studies

This MA creatively balances the close study of particular traditions and a broad understanding of the subject area.