M.Sc. Strategic Management (online study)

University of Derby

Tuition fee:
  • £ 6,930 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 7,722 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014, January  2015, May  2015, September  2015
Credits: 180 credits
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: Online
Educational variant: Part-time
Intensity: Flexible
Duration part-time: 36 months
Part-time variant: Flexible
Structure: Fully structured
Student interaction: Online group works/assignments
Attendance: No Attendance
Teacher support: Continuous support with feedback on request

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You may be a busy senior executive or middle manager in the UK or overseas, looking for a qualification that can be completed in your spare time and that doesnt restrict your life. And thats exactly why this online Masters is ideal for you.

Moving up the management scale in any organisation requires you to become more strategic in your outlook, and to have an awareness of the wider issues at play. This MSc Strategic Management online degree is an excellent alternative to an MBA to help you develop your strategic, analytical and management skills.

Build up qualifications as you study

We've designed this course so that it's flexible to suit you. It will take you 2-3 years to complete the full MSc, depending on how much learning you can fit in around your other commitments.

It offers a tailored progression route through three levels which culminates in the Masters award. You qualify for a PG Certificate after completing 3 modules, a PG Diploma after 6 modules and for the full Masters you'll need to complete the Certificate and Diploma level plus an Independent Study (triple module). So if you really cant complete the full programme, you can still gain an award and recognition for your work.

Flexibility to plan your own study time

Studying online gives you the flexibility to study at the most convenient time and place for you. Course modules still operate within a fixed trimester but you can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekend rather than having to attend fixed lectures.

Contents

To complete the Masters, you will need to complete a total of 180 credits. This must include:

Independent Study (60 credit)

International Business Strategies (20 credit)

Strategic Management (20 credit)

You can then choose four of the optional 20 credit modules below.

Masters

Independent Study

Core

International Business Strategies

Strategic Management

Optional

Entrepreneurial Management

Strategic Finance for Managers

Strategic Information and Knowledge Management

Strategic Leadership and People Management

Strategic Marketing and Competitive Intelligence

Strategic Quality and Project Management

Requirements

You should normally have the following.

* UK undergraduate degree (at least a 2:2) with Honours or equivalent
* we would also consider * professional qualifications
* relevant work experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree


* 2-3 years' work experience at a relevant supervisory or managerial level

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6
TOEFL iBT® test: 80

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa.

The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Funding

Scholarships

We have a number of merit based partial scholarships of £1,000 available for international students starting their course in September 2014 or January 2015.

These scholarships are available to apply for once you have applied to the University. You must be a full time international (outside the EU) taught student in the first year of your study at the University of Derby.

If you are successful, £1,000 will be deducted from your tuition fees. There are also a number of individual scholarships available for particular courses which become available throughout the year.

Only students who have received an offer from the University will be eligible to apply for a scholarship. The deadlines for receipt of applications for scholarship are:

September 2014 start courses: Final deadline June 30 applications will be assessed in July.

January 2015 start courses: Final deadline November 30 applications will be assessed in December.

Do not apply for a scholarship unless you have received an offer of a course from the Univeristy and any applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

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