Wolverhampton Business School

Management Studies

PG Cert Part-time 1 year

The Postgraduate Certificate in Management Studies offers you the opportunity to gain an understanding of contemporary business and practical day to day management issues facing organisations both nationally and internationally.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Management Studies offers you the opportunity to gain an understanding of contemporary business and practical day to day management issues facing organisations both nationally and internationally.

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  • Start Date(s) 20 January 2020, 16 September 2020
  • Award PG Cert
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

The Postgraduate Certificate in Management Studies offers you the opportunity to gain an understanding of contemporary business and practical day to day management issues facing organisations both nationally and internationally.

This course is designed to develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment.  

 

What happens on the course?

September start

You can study up to 60 credits from a combination of the below modules

 

Semester 1

7AC006 Managing Financial Performance

7HR024 Leadership and Human Resources in Organisations

7BE002 Strategic Management

7MK002 Marketing Management

7BU003 Operations and Project Management

 

Semester 2

7AC006 Managing Financial Performance

7HR024 Leadership and Human Resources in Organisations

7MG004 Sustainability and Business

7BE002 Strategic Management

7MK002 Marketing Management

7BU003 Operations and Project Management

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

The Certificate in Management Studies will enhance your career prospects in a number of managerial and operational roles across a wide range of international business sectors. The Certificate in Management Studies will 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 a DMS or MBA.

 

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The course has high quality blended learning support and has access to excellent learning facilities. Students will be able to use prior experience and certificated learning to gain credits against the programme. It also provides a good foundation for further study on a range of business and management courses, such as Diploma in Management Studies, MBA, and MSc Leadership and Management

 

At the end of the course you will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a systemtic 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. 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.

 

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time £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 entry requirements for the Certificate are:

  • 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 accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.
  • Please check our minimum language entry requirements/before submitting your application;

We offer a range programmes in English as a Foreign Language if you don't meet these requirements.

 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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