A Master's degree programme for working professionals is a part-time degree programme that allows you to study towards your degree while working. It normally takes four years to complete a Master's degree programme for working professionals, and you must complete the programme within 4.5 years.
Students on these programmes aren’t eligible for SU (state grants and loans for living expenses) or special educational support. However, there are no tuition fees for Master's degree programmes for working professionals for students from EU/EEA countries and Switzerland.
The admission requirements and rules for Master's degree programmes for working professionals are precisely the same as for full-time Master’s degree programmes. The only difference is that applicants don’t have a legal right of admission to any of these programmes, and applicants must meet the employment requirement.
Read more about admission requirements and rules for each of the programmes by clicking on the programme name above.
When you apply for admission to a Master's degree programme for working professionals, in addition to the specific admission requirements for the programme, there are also some general rules about admission to Master’s degree programmes.
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If you have passed the entire first academic year, you must apply for a change of programme through the application system.
If you have not passed the entire first academic year of the programme, you must apply for admission to the Master's degree programme for working professionals through the application system. If you are admitted to the programme, we will assess whether we can offer you credit transfer for the courses you have passed. However, note that you must meet the current admission requirements for the programme, and that there may be restrictions on admission to the programme.
If you aren’t sure whether you will be able to pass the entire first year of the full-time programme, we recommend that you both apply for admission and apply for a change of programme.