Wolverhampton Business School

Management Studies

Diploma in Management Studies Part-time Day and Evening 2 years

Are you looking to develop your career in business and management? If so, we have a two-year Diploma in Management Studies programme which is specifically designed to do this.

Are you looking to develop your career in business and management? If so, we have a two-year Diploma in Management Studies programme which is specifically designed to do this.

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  • Start Date(s) 16 September 2020, 20 January 2020, 18 September 2019
  • Award Diploma in Management Studies
  • Study Mode Part-time Day and Evening
  • Course Length Part-time Day and Evening (2 years)
  • Campus Location University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

Are you looking to develop your career in business and management? If so, we have a two-year Diploma in Management Studies programme which is specifically designed to do this.

The course will develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment. You will expand your knowledge and understanding of the current changes in the business environment through the study of leadership, organisational change and transformation, and strategic management.

By the end of the programme you will have enhanced your knowledge and understanding of business and management concepts and principles, theoretical frameworks and applied analysis. This will be achieved through a range of learning experiences, including live case studies and visiting speakers. You will also develop key skills in problem-solving, project management and team working.

What happens on the course?

September start

Year 1

Semester 1

7MK002 Marketing Management

Semester 2

7HR024 Leadership and Human Resource Practice in Organisation

7AC006 Managing Financial Performance

Year 2

Semester 1

7BU003 Operations and Project Management

7BE002 Strategic Management

Semester 2

7MG004 Sustainability and Business

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Successful completion of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) provides a qualification which is recognised as enhancing your career prospects in a number of operational and managerial roles across a wide range of international business sectors. The DMS may provide the basis for further study in a range of professional subject areas such as accounting, marketing and human resources, as well as further academic study such as progression to an MBA.

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The Diploma in Management Studies is nationally recognised as a management programme that enhances career prospects. You will be provided with high-quality learning support in a range of face-to-face and online environments and have access to excellent learning facilities. You will also be able to use prior experience and certificated learning to gain credits against the programme.

On successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to progress to an MBA by undertaking a dissertation project.

 

 

The ability to

  1. Demonstrate systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights in the business environment and be able to use this to formulate solutions to complex problems.
  2. Ability to deal with complex business issues both systematically and creatively, make sound judgements in the absence of complete data and communicate your conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences. 
  3. Critically analyse the use of the key functional areas in support of the development of company activity at operational and strategic levels.
  4. Critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to business and management that impact on business and management at functional, strategic and sector levels.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time Day and Evening £3467 per year 2019-20

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

The applicant will have normally occupied a position of management responsibility for a minimum of two years within an organisation;

A first or second class undergraduate honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above;

A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer;

Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Please check our minimum language entry requirements before submitting your application;

Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above.  In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.

Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [4413]. A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/postgraduate-loyalty-discount/): If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/dennis-turner-opportunity-fund/) for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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