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.
Our tutors have many years experience in strategic management and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments. We like to know that our students feel confident about their online study and in our latest feedback survey, 91% of our students studying this course felt that they are satisfied with the quality of the course
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 course at the University of Derby is an excellent alternative to an MBA to help you develop your strategic, analytical and management skills.
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 fora 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.
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.
You can then choose four of the optional 20 credit modules below.
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UK undergraduate degree (at least a 2:2) with Honours in any discipline or equivalent
Where candidates have a Business related degree with a lower classification we would consider entry with an additional 1-2 year’s work experience at a relevant supervisory or managerial level
we would also consider
relevant work experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree
If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:
TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
London Tests of English: we accept level 5 for postgraduate courses
International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C.
At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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