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Work Based and Integrative Studies (WBIS) MBA

Work Based and Integrative Studies (WBIS) MBA

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course offers part-time, negotiable study that values workplace learning, recognising your expertise in your chosen field, and will allow you to be rewarded for prior experiential learning. It is usually possible to commence studies throughout the academic year.

Course overview

Our WBIS course is ideal for part-time learners who are happy to learn in and through their workplace, with support from tutors who can help them to develop their professional practice in a way that enables them to receive academic reward for this.

Assessment

There are no formal exams. You will be assessed through a variety of formats - for example, reflective assignments, portfolios, reports, presentations, and dialogue assessment.

There are 200 notional learning hours per 20 credits. For 20-credit modules (pro rata for bigger modules), direct contact time typically varies between three and 20 hours, depending on the module.

Job prospects

Students on the programme are all professionals in the workplace and many report significant career enhancement from study on the WBIS programme. Employers have reported significant business benefits from staff participants, often supporting several groups over a period of time to engage with the programme.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

2022/23 Home fee per 20 credit module is £850. Where a taught programme is studied part-time (PT), the fees payable each year will depend on the number of modules studied during that year.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

13,450

Entry requirements

Most applicants will already have a first degree; however, applicants who are operating at a high, strategic level in the workplace but do not possess a first degree will, on agreement with staff, be allowed to take a diagnostic module to assess their suitability for Master’s study. Applicants for the WBIS MBA are expected to be working at a strategic level and to possess several years of relevant managerial experience.

University information

The University of Chester is a 21st century university which traces its roots back to 1839, placing it among the oldest higher education institutions in England. With a modern outlook, a strong research pedigree and guiding principles of supportiveness and inclusiveness, it’s an academic community that has stood the test of time. Today, it attracts thousands of students from around the world and is known for its commitment to helping students...more

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