If you want a career in management, the MA Management is an excellent starting point. It is designed to develop the mix of skills, knowledge and understanding you need as a manager. We have planned this course to provide opportunities to develop a blend of functional and operational perspectives for a range of managerial levels, roles and responsibilities across sectors for applicants who have limited managerial experience / management education. This will mean studying a range of functional areas such as marketing, accounting human resource management before moving on to integrate and contextualise your knowledge and skills in a range of modules.
It is through a comprehensive study of management and the use of a range of learning strategies such as a live case studies, visiting speakers and blended learning that we believe that your career in business and management will be enhanced.
Successful completion of the MA Management provides a focused business qualification which will provide a gateway to a number of managerial roles across a wide range of business sectors. This course provides 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 topping up to an MBA or progressing to an MPhil or PhD.
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* Please contact the relevant Academic School for information on course fees.
These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2016/7. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
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These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2015/6. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.
Postgraduate Loans: A new system of loans for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England is being introduced from September 2016. The loans will provide a non means-tested loan of up to £10,000 for Masters degrees in all subject areas and modes of study. More information can be found at www.findamasters.com/funding/guides/new-uk-postgraduate-loans-scheme.aspx
Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number . 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.uk, www.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 (http://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 (http://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.
* We are currently unable to confirm these fees.