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Graduate Choices: MA Animation at Northumbria University

Graduate Choices

Have you thought about doing further study? Whether you are just about to graduate, or wanting to go back into education after some time away, there are many benefits to doing postgraduate study. It makes you more likely to get a job, and can increase your potential salary too!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting a range of engaging and diverse courses being offered by our university partners. If you’re interested in any of them, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

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MSc Animation at Northumbria University

Mode: Full-time
Duration: One year
Start date: September 2016

Want to focus on your animation and motion graphics skills that are in great demand within the film, television, computer games and new media industries?

MA Animation at Northumbria is designed to meet the needs of the animation industry, enabling you to gain high-level technical skills while encouraging you to experiment and think creatively.

You’ll study topics including animation criticism and aesthetics, animation production methods and undertake a major project, producing an animated short film, or an equivalent piece of original work to act as a calling card for your future career.

Working in a studio-based environment with the latest technology and industry standard software, you’ll engage with live and research-led briefs, preparing you for roles in the creative industries.

As a graduate you will be able to demonstrate advanced skills in contemporary animation and digital media that are in great demand within the creative industries.

Your Future

The Masters in Animation is designed to give you a firm grounding in theoretical, creative, practical and professional development. You’ll graduate with advanced ideas and skills in contemporary animation and digital media that mean you’ll be well placed for roles in the film, television, computer games and new media industries.

There are a number of employment opportunities available on graduation, such as Visual Effects (VFX) and 3D Artists at Time Based Arts and Pixel Blimp, Character Animators at Jellyfish Pictures, or Motion Designers at Framestore – all London based companies, and Arcus Studios employ graduates as animators in the North East.


If you’re interested in this opportunity, or others like it, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

Gradintel for employers, Online Talent Matching Engine

Features Friday: Round-up

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We’ve reached the end of our Features Friday posts – introducing the Online Talent Matching Engine! In case you missed anything, here they are again:

If you need any more information, take a look at our website at www.gradintel.com or send us an email on recruiters@gradintel.com and we’ll be happy to help!


For a brief introduction to our Online Talent Matching Engine, check out our short video.

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Features Friday: Dedicated customer support

Welcome back to our Features Friday series all about the Online Talent Matching Engine!

So you’ve learned all the basics and are well on your way to hiring your perfect graduate – but what happens if something goes wrong? Don’t worry! First thing to do is to check on our FAQ page for some quick answers to any queries you might have.blog-support.png

If you want some further advice, just visit the Help page to send us a message and someone will quickly get back to you! Our customer support elves are on hand to help with any problems you have, and can give you some visual or technical guidance through Skype if you need it.

You can also send us an email to: recruiters@gradintel.com or call the office on 01904 567699.


For a brief introduction to our Online Talent Matching Engine, check out our short video.

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Graduate Choices: Study Law at King’s College London

Graduate Choices

Have you thought about doing further study? Whether you are just about to graduate, or wanting to go back into education after some time away, there are many benefits to doing postgraduate study. It makes you more likely to get a job, and can increase your potential salary too!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting a range of engaging and diverse courses being offered by our university partners. If you’re interested in any of them, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

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The online International Corporate and Commercial Law LLM gives you to access the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London’s Dickson Poon School of Law wherever you are. To practice law in the corporate and commercial environment today demands highly specialist knowledge, strong analytical and critical skills but also a truly global perspective. International Corporate and Commercial Law LLM will give you an ability to understand, analyse, solve problems and practice law in the corporate and commercial environment today, based on the most advanced legal thinking emanating from the experience of major legal systems and international and transnational law regimes. The programme is also based on the view that an understanding of corporate and commercial law is inseparable from an understanding of the economic context in which it operates. Taught entirely online, the programme offers maximum flexibility by allowing you to fit learning in around your other commitments.

Key benefits

  • The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London is recognized globally as one of the best law schools in the world. It ranks top in the Research Excellence Framework (2014), seventh in the UK (Guardian University league tables 2015: Law, and 17th worldwide (2015/16 QS World Rankings by subject).
  • As the programme is taught online, you are able to fit learning in around your other commitments, allowing you maximum flexibility.
  • We have strong connections with some of the world’s leading legal firms and international employers; you will have the opportunity to study modules designed by some of the world’s foremost academics.
  • The School has been pioneering a distinctly transnational legal perspective in legal research and teaching and has an international reputation for excellence in this area.

Course description

On successful completion of the programme, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • A number of key areas of corporate and commercial law and an ability to analyse, critically assess the state of the law in these areas and propose legal reform where necessary.
  • How to apply the law to a wide variety of factual settings, and gain an understanding of the relationship between the law and the surrounding commercial and corporate contexts.
  • Research skills that allow students to identify and use primary and secondary source materials relating to the modules covered in the programme.
  • An ability to show originality in the application of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights in the modules covered in the programme, as well as enabling you to evaluate critically current research and scholarship in the area of law.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, or others like it, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

Gradintel for employers, Online Talent Matching Engine

Features Friday: Manage your applications

Welcome back to our Features Friday series all about the Online Talent Matching Engine!

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You’ve set up your campaign, prioritised the characteristics you would like to see in your candidates, and hit the button to send out targeted messages – so what now?

Once you campaign is live, candidates can immediately start to apply for your opportunity, and their applications will be submitted directly to your account. As soon as you get a new application, you’ll be notified through your account so you can go and check out the applicant’s details when you are ready. Go to the Applications page to see your full list of applicants.

From this page, you can view the profiles which have been submitted by your candidates. These profiles include:

  • answers to your application questions
  • contact details
  • education and qualifications (the majority of which is university-verified!)
  • work and volunteering experience
  • skills – like languages, or IT skills
  • results of psychometric assessments

Within the Applications area of your account, you can view each application as many times as you like. When you’ve come to a decision, you can shortlist candidates, reject them, or make them an offer! Candidates will then receive a system email to let them know about your decisions. Of course, you can also contact them yourself – contact details are listed on the application.


For a brief introduction to our Online Talent Matching Engine, check out our short video.

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Graduate Choices: MSc Work Psychology & Business at Aston

Graduate Choices

Have you thought about doing further study? Whether you are just about to graduate, or wanting to go back into education after some time away, there are many benefits to doing postgraduate study. It makes you more likely to get a job, and can increase your potential salary too!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting a range of engaging and diverse courses being offered by our university partners. If you’re interested in any of them, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

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MSc Work Psychology & Business is suitable if you hold a good first degree in psychology and wish to pursue a career as work or occupational psychologist. Work psychology is a topic at the core of our understanding of healthy and effective organisations and employees. It gives psychologists a unique opportunity to study business alongside specialist work psychology modules and will enable you to operate within a global workplace.

This programme emphasises the study of practical, real world organisational and business issues, combined with the academic and scientific rigour of occupational psychology as an applied science. The business school context provides an excellent perspective on the application of occupational psychology in organisations, and gives the programme an applied and relevant focus.

In addition to your Aston degree, you will have the opportunity to participate in our international study exchange programme. Studying with one of our partner institutions, the programme will enhance your international experience and communication skills, preparing you for a career in the international business environment.

Career opportunities

This programme will prepare you for a career in any organisational setting: including both the public and private sectors. Recent graduate positions include:

  • Business Psychologist (Recruitment and Assessment) – Jaguar Land Rover
  • Learning and Development Specialist – Network Rail
  • Occupational Health and Wellbeing Scientific Advisor- NPower
  • Occupational Psychologist – NHS
  • Research Scientist – BAE Systems.

Our international alumni ambassadors share their experiences of studying at Aston Business School with students all over the world who consider applying for a course at Aston. Feel free to contact our ambassadors if you have any questions about ‘Aston Life’, the Campus, the courses or living in the UK/Birmingham.


If you’re interested in this opportunity, or others like it, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

Gradintel for students, Graduate Choices

Graduate Choices: MSc International Business at Aston

Graduate Choices

Have you thought about doing further study? Whether you are just about to graduate, or wanting to go back into education after some time away, there are many benefits to doing postgraduate study. It makes you more likely to get a job, and can increase your potential salary too!

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting a range of engaging and diverse courses being offered by our university partners. If you’re interested in any of them, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.

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MSc International Business focuses on the links between major business functions and their role in international business and commerce. You will develop knowledge of the special requirements for conducting business activities across national boundaries, relevant theories and their application in business. You will also have the opportunity to study at one of our European partner institutions and visit international companies through our integrated Study Abroad programme.

You will develop expertise in core areas of international business, strategic management and business economics. The wide range of elective modules will enable you to develop skills in a specific business function linked to international business (finance, marketing or operations management) or pursue related areas such as entrepreneurship and business sustainability.

Career opportunities

This degree will prepare you for a wide range of careers in businesses and organisations engaged in international activities, including consultancy, business analysis, marketing, business development, sales management, finance and purchasing. Recent graduate positions include:

  • Assistant Advisor – Ernst & Young (Zimbabwe)
  • Marketing Specialist – Bosch (China)
  • Relationship Marketing Professional – IBM (India)
  • Senior Analyst – Deutsche Bank (UK)
  • Trainee Buyer – Tesco (UK)

If you’re interested in this opportunity, or others like it, please get in touch with us at customerservices@gradintel.com or find out more through your Gradintelligence account.