Courses starting in January and February 2021

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start the year on a new course

Distance learning, full-time, part-time – explore January-start and February-start courses. 

Want to start a university course or a job-based degree in January or February 2021?

Many of our courses have a January or February intake, so you don't have to wait until next autumn to get started.

Courses with a January or February start include Master's degreestop-up Bachelor's degrees, part-time courses and postgraduate research programmes. Most accept international students and you can study many of our courses online by distance learning, giving you the flexibility to study at home without coming to the University.

You can also start any of our job-based Learning at Work degree courses in January.

If you need to find somewhere to live, our Accommodation Office can help you once you've applied.

Browse and apply for courses starting in January and February 2021 below.

Online (distance learning) courses

Study online at a location that suits you, at a time that fits with your schedule and other commitments.

You get interactive digital course material, and streamed lectures and seminars on some courses. Plus access to teaching, support staff and a personal tutor via email, phone and video calls.

Browse online courses

Postgraduate Master's and taught courses

Postgraduate Master's and taught courses starting in January and February include full-time and part-time courses – and our £3,000 Master's scholarships are open to both new and current students.

Details of how to apply are on each course page. Some are available online by distance learning.

Browse postgraduate taught courses

Postgraduate research programmes

You can start any of our full-time and part-time PhD, MPhil and MD programmes in February or October.

To apply for a postgraduate research course, find the PhD, MPhil or MD degree you want to do. Then contact us to get in touch with a potential supervisor and discuss your research before you apply.

Explore our research subject areas

Work-based undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

Our Learning at Work degree courses allow you to get an undergraduate Bachelor's or postgraduate Master's university degree alongside your current job, without going to university full time.

All of these work-based courses start in January and September. Details of how to apply are on each course page.

Browse work-based courses

Undergraduate top-up courses

Some of our Bachelor's top-up courses are starting in February 2021. Details of how to apply are on each course page.

Browse undergraduate top-up courses

International students

Most courses with a January and February intake are open to students from outside the UK and EU, but some aren't. If a course isn't open to international students, it will say this on the course page.

Browse new year courses for international students

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