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The Chester MBA is flexible in length, with a wide range of electives intended to match your career goals. Our MBA gives graduates the chance to change not only their career prospects, but their outlook of business. Read more
The Chester MBA is flexible in length, with a wide range of electives intended to match your career goals. Our MBA gives graduates the chance to change not only their career prospects, but their outlook of business.

Why Study MBA Full-Time with us?

The Chester MBA promotes a values-based course. We have global businesses on our doorstep and a multitude of nationalities on our course, creating an exciting and diverse community.

The teaching staff include a combination of academics and senior management.

This mix, combined with our links to the business community, will help you discover your potential to flourish in today’s international corporate environment.

What will I learn?

Leadership in Action will embed the values of reflective action learning and cultivating a camaraderie culture distinctive to Chester. This is reinforced with subjects such as Leading and Managing Ethically, challenging you to think and act in management situations. The course ends with Preparing for Research Consultancy and Management Research in Action. These modules focus on making some form of impact through scenario/live projects, to deliver research projects for business-driven problems.

How will I be taught?

The MBA is provided at the University of Chester’s Business School, Queen’s Park Campus. The teaching is delivered in Churchill House, a historic building dating back to 1937.

All of the students on the MBA course have different objectives, focuses and learning styles. We offer you a range of subject options so you can adapt your MBA to meet your career goals.
Most modules include 30 hours’ classroom-based teaching and 170 hours’ independent study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments can be presentations or written assignments – sometimes both – and a management project (dissertation).

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Valued by both students and employers, the MBA is the most popular Masters qualification in the world. Awarded by the University of Chester, this course is designed for aspiring managers and those wishing to accelerate their management careers. Read more

Overview

Valued by both students and employers, the MBA is the most popular Masters qualification in the world. Awarded by the University of Chester, this course is designed for aspiring managers and those wishing to accelerate their management careers.

The MBA will provide you with the knowledge and capability to think and work strategically, as well as the skills needed to be successful in leading organisational change with people. University Centre Shrewsbury has strong links with private and public sector organisations in the region which inform the curriculum design and development of the MBA programme, in order to meet the global challenges of 21st-century enterprise.

Why study a MBA at University Centre Shrewsbury?

The modules that you will study have been delivered for many years by Chester Business School at the University of Chester, which has a highly successful track record of delivering Masters-level programmes to managers and leaders in national and international, private, public and not-for-profit organisations. The curriculum of the University Centre Shrewsbury CMS and MBA wholly aligns with the standards set out for advanced level management education by international accreditation bodies such as the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The learning methods we use will enable the application of business and management principles and theories by developing your workplace performance to bring about organisational transformation. Our programme will particularly equip you with the problem solving and creative thinking abilities required to act as an ethical leader in meeting the challenges of the turbulent global economy.

Features

- Highly competitive course fees
- Dedicated online learning resources
- Membership of a cohort of leaders from diverse organisations
- Research-active and business-engaged
- International links
- Mentoring opportunities
- Learning support from peers through action learning methods

Programme Structure and Delivery

The modules given below are the latest example of the curriculum available on this degree programme. Please note that programme structures and individual modules are subject to change from time to time for reasons which include curriculum enhancement, staff changes, student numbers, improvements in technology, changes to placements or regulatory or external body requirements.

The part-time MBA will require attendance on a Tuesday afternoon and evening over an academic year. Teaching will take place in the form of lectures, tutorials, discussions, seminars and presentations with your tutors. In addition, you will be expected to undertake independent study involving reading, research, personal investigation and completion of tutor-directed tasks. Learning methods incorporate a manager exchange programme, action learning sets and independent guided study involving the application of the latest theoretical knowledge to practical workplace situations. You will also be given access to a dedicated MBA portal on the University’s virtual learning environment.

Assessment

Assessment for each taught module is normally by submission of one or two pieces of work, totalling 4,000 words or equivalent. The Research Methods module will involve the submission of a research proposal. The Dissertation itself is between 12,000-13,000 words. This is an important element of the MBA programme which enables you to further customise the MBA. You will undertake this project independently, but with support and guidance from your dissertation supervisor.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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The Doctor of Medicine is a research degree which will prepare you for publication of high-quality clinical research. It will also provide intensive clinical training which is ideal preparation for completion of MRCP(UK). Read more
The Doctor of Medicine is a research degree which will prepare you for publication of high-quality clinical research. It will also provide intensive clinical training which is ideal preparation for completion of MRCP(UK). This is an exciting opportunity to join a novel training course developed by the University of Chester along with the Countess of Chester Hospital in partnership with the Royal College of Physicians, London (including support for the candidates to obtain General Medical Council registration at the beginning of the course). The course constitutes a combination of three years of rotational hands-on training in all the major clinical specialities (e.g. Cardiology, Acute Medicine, Stroke Medicine and Neurology and others) in a top UK hospital, alongside comprehensive development of research skills.

Why Study Internal Medicine with us?

You will join a team of clinical, educational and research supervisors from Countess of Chester Hospital and the University of Chester in a well-developed three-year structured course, in which you will have opportunity to gain theoretical, clinical and research skills in all main specialities of Medicine. The research topic will be jointly run by the research team at the Institute of Medicine and the medical staff at one of the Countess of Chester Hospitals.

You will have the opportunity to:
- Stay and work in one of the oldest universities in the UK.
- Gain experience in a variety of research projects and methodologies, leading to publication(s) in peer reviewed journals.
- Gain hands-on training in all major specialities of clinical medicine supported by named supervisors.
- Clinical training portfolios akin to the UK local training programme in partnership with RCP London, enabling completion of MRCP.
- Work as a junior doctor (paid work up to 20 hours a week) alongside the local graduates.

This course is ideal for ambitious International Doctors who will benefit from a Clinical MD, intensive clinical training, MRCP, options for working in the NHS and research training. We expect graduates from the course to become prominent clinical academics in their country of origin.

What will I learn?

You will design and complete a variety of research studies with the support of our researchers and clinicians. You will also compete a rotation through the clinical specialities, developing your clinical knowledge and skills.

The dissertation comprises a portfolio of publishable works.

How will I be taught?

You will be fully supported and encouraged to prepare and obtain the MRCP as well as producing a portfolio of research outputs suitable for publication. These will include clinical audits, systematic reviews and research papers. You will also have the opportunity to complete specialist modules from our MSc courses.

On average students should expect to be in clinics, clinical simulations, lectures, seminars, tutorials or data collection for 30 hours per week.

How will I be assessed?

Degrees will be rewarded after successful completion of the dissertation, including viva voce examination and the final examination at the end of three years.

Work Based Learning

You will have the opportunity to gain intensive clinical experience.

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Our MBA will enable you to achieve career success and your personal ambitions. An MBA is the ‘gold standard’ in management and leadership education. Read more
Our MBA will enable you to achieve career success and your personal ambitions. An MBA is the ‘gold standard’ in management and leadership education. We focus on whole-person leadership development. The MBA’s course values include: (1) transformational leadership; (2) ethics and integrity; and (3) reflective action learning.

Why Study MBA Part-Time with us?

The University of Chester Business School has a highly successful track record of delivering MBA courses to managers and leaders in world-class private, public and not-for-profit organisations. Our MBA has a clear impact in providing graduates a step change in their lives.

We pride ourselves on equipping our successful learners to have personal and professional impact – for instance, being successful in a promotion that you have been targeting, becoming the leader you want to be, making a fresh start in a new career or setting up your own business.

The learning methods we use will enable you to apply business and management principles and theories directly into leadership practice and organisational policy-making.

What will I learn?

During the MBA, you will develop a broad range of business management knowledge and leadership thinking in the core areas of human resource management, finance, marketing, operations, creative thinking and strategy.

The MBA aims to hone your practical leadership and management skills and develop your policy-making capabilities. All of our teaching is research informed so that you can apply business and management principles and theories directly into leadership practice and organisational policy making.

How will I be taught?

Our MBA develops a community of practice through our learning environment and through our action-learning sets. You will study in Chester’s ‘corporate’ Business School in the heart of an industry hub. All of our tutors are research active, ensuring that you will encounter cutting-edge research, so you can draw out the best practice management solutions and the latest leadership thinking.

Teaching is classroom based, six hours per week during term time, over an afternoon/evening.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

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If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Parkgate Road Campus in Chester, this course offers you an exciting opportunity to train in the discipline of wildlife forensics, in which the University of Chester is a pioneer. Read more
Taught at our Parkgate Road Campus in Chester, this course offers you an exciting opportunity to train in the discipline of wildlife forensics, in which the University of Chester is a pioneer. Wildlife conservation is increasingly urgent in today’s world. With this comes a growing demand for people with specialist academic and practical skills to apply to this problem - something that this course looks to address.

Why Study Applied Wildlife Forensics with us?

We offer this novel area of wildlife conservation in a short course to update or further develop your existing skills. This will be done through the sharing of our expertise in field and lab-based research.

Our staff are passionately involved in pioneering projects, and have helped to lead the development of Wildlife Forensics as an academic subject area, having held the first international conference in October 2010. You will have the opportunity to work closely with staff in this exciting area.

What will I learn?

You will study Wildlife Crime, supported by Conservation Genetics – two disciplines in which the Department has been a pioneer. You will also have the key opportunity to deepen your analytical techniques through the Biodiversity Informatics offering.

How will I be taught?

Teaching is delivered through Moodle, internet discussion boards, and residential school. Residential school includes lectures, lab sessions, field trips and tutorials. Your learning will include tutor-led, self-directed and peer-based learning.

Sessions are typically delivered over a 10-week period; however, some modules are delivered through week-long workshop/lab sessions or field trips.

Modules typically require 200 hours of study time, including:
- 21 hours of lectures, seminars, group discussions and laboratory/ field activities
- 10 hours of tutorial support
- 169 hours of directed self-study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via continuous assessment ­ – e.g. lab/essay assignments; critical assessments/reviews; reports; in-class individual/group oral presentations; portfolios and preparation and presentation of posters. There are no examinations.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Parkgate Road Campus in Chester, this Master’s course is specifically designed to provide advanced education and learning opportunities for graduates and healthcare professionals within this field. Read more
Taught at our Parkgate Road Campus in Chester, this Master’s course is specifically designed to provide advanced education and learning opportunities for graduates and healthcare professionals within this field.

Why Study Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation with us?

The prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a cost-effective means of managing the leading cause of death in the UK and in many parts of the developed world.

The MSc is delivered by a team of experienced academics and leading specialist front-line lead practitioners, enabling graduates to leave with the most up-to-date level of knowledge. The aims of our course are for you to develop:
- a critical understanding of cardiovascular health and rehabilitation concepts
- a scientific and enquiring approach to the study of physiological, psychological, social and healthcare management components for managing people with and/or those at higher risk of CVD.

Our course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of cardiovascular health and the process of rehabilitation. Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology is covered in detail, with application to exercise and the practicalities of working with a patient with CVD.

You will also learn about the complexities of exercise prescription, the role of nutrition in CVD and the psychological influences that can drive behaviour change. There is also specialist input from the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Modules are delivered over a three-day period, which helps fit in with those who work in clinical practice.

What will I learn?

Our course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of cardiovascular health and the process of rehabilitation. Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology is covered in detail, with application to exercise and the practicalities of working with a patient with CVD.

You will also learn about the complexities of exercise prescription, the role of nutrition in CVD and the psychological influences that can drive behaviour change. There is also specialist input from the British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation.

How will I be taught?

Modules are delivered in exercise physiology laboratories, lecture theatres and seminar rooms. There is also the option to undertake a clinical placement at the local cardiac rehabilitation department that allows you to apply the elements learned on the taught course.
Typical contact time during a module is 25 hours, with additional face-to-face and online tutorials optional. There are approximately 170 hours of self-directed study per module.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is in the form of essays or equivalent – e.g. poster presentations. There are no exams – coursework accounts for 100% of the assessment.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Riverside Campus in Chester, our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher. Read more
Taught at our Riverside Campus in Chester, our course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to be an outstanding teacher. We aim to nurture teachers who are passionate about the development of their own and their pupils' learning.

The University of Chester Partnership has a rich history of developing highly skilled, knowledgeable teachers, and has a high employability rate. Our Partnership has learning at its heart, combined with passion and enthusiasm for teaching and learning.

We will provide you with the support you need to become a critically reflective evidence-based practitioner through a combination of academic challenge and school learning. An unusual aspect of the Chester experience is the enrichment module, which will support you in developing your expertise and employability in different educational settings, e.g. nurseries, SEND schools, post-16 provision. Strong pastoral care is a key aspect of ensuring your success on this demanding but fulfilling course.

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Taught at our Queen's Park Campus in Chester and our Warrington Campus, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world. Read more
Taught at our Queen's Park Campus in Chester and our Warrington Campus, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world.

Our course will help you to achieve your management aspirations by being relevant to the modern work environment. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get lots of opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions, in the real world.

Why Study Management with us?

Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions.

Modules have been carefully designed to provide you with a relevant set of skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable you to perform successfully, and this course has the potential to offer you a springboard to a new career.

What will I learn?

Studying essential management topics will give you a broad-based, critical understanding of management.

Our integrated approach to learning is vital to any effective manager and it should help you to make a significant contribution to a future employer.

How will I be taught?

You will learn by attending regular, scheduled sessions, which could be lectures, project work, presentations, discussions or case studies, as well as one-to-one sessions with your tutors.

The course includes six taught modules plus the Management Research Project.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of your learning could be through written assignments, in-class tests, examinations or presentations, as well as completion of an individual management report.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Queen's Park Campus in Chester, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world. Read more
Taught at our Queen's Park Campus in Chester, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world.

Understanding the principles and practices of financial management enables an aspiring or developing manager to make better quality decisions, enabling potential for improved personal and organisational performance. This Finance pathway develops your in-depth understanding of the financial tools, techniques and controls available, and the ability to apply these at work.

Why Study International Finance with us?

Our course will help you to achieve your management aspirations by being relevant to the modern work environment. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get lots of opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions, in the real world.

Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions.

Modules have been carefully designed to provide you with a relevant set of skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable you to perform successfully, and this course has the potential to offer you a springboard to a new career.

What will I learn?

Our modules focus on financial aspects of management, and include corporate finance and financial risk management. The focus is very much on the practical application of your knowledge and understanding, which should help you to make a significant contribution to a future employer.

How will I be taught?

You will learn by attending regular, scheduled sessions, which could be lectures, project work, presentations, discussions or case studies, as well as one-to-one sessions with your tutors.

The course includes six taught modules plus the Management Research Project.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of your learning could be through written assignments, in-class tests, examinations or presentations, as well as completion of an individual management report.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Queen's Pak Campus in Chester, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world. Read more
Taught at our Queen's Pak Campus in Chester, this course offers aspiring and developing managers the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, skills and understanding that can make a positive difference in the real business world.

Globalisation is an increasingly important and dominant aspect of the business environment. This International Business pathway explores international business strategy, and considers the impact of the local environment and culture on business decisions. This approach aims to develop your skills and abilities to design and apply successful business strategies for a global environment.

Why Study International Business with us?

Our course will help you to achieve your management aspirations by being relevant to the modern work environment. We combine academic study with workplace application, so you will get lots of opportunities to understand how to manage, and make management decisions, in the real world.

Extensive use of case studies will give you the chance to develop valuable skills and understanding that will provide you with a strategic appreciation of the many facets of management. Our tutors encourage discussion in class, so that you can gradually learn to form, express and defend your own opinions.

Modules have been carefully designed to provide you with a relevant set of skills, knowledge and understanding that will enable you to perform successfully, and this course has the potential to offer you a springboard to a new career.

What will I learn?

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of managing business in a global context, and gain an appreciation of how business strategy and operations are affected by the international business environment. These subjects combine with other modules to develop your knowledge and understanding in the essential areas of management.

How will I be taught?

You will learn by attending regular, scheduled sessions, which could be lectures, project work, presentations, discussions or case studies, as well as one-to-one sessions with your tutors.

The course includes six taught modules plus the Management Research Project.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment of your learning could be through written assignments, in-class tests, examinations or presentations, as well as completion of an individual management report.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Riverside Campus in Chester, our Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) is a pathway to qualifying as a teacher of the 0-5 age range. Read more
Taught at our Riverside Campus in Chester, our Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) is a pathway to qualifying as a teacher of the 0-5 age range.

This qualification is designed for highly qualified staff who will lead delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework in the early years sector. The University of Chester is an accredited provider and runs three routes to EYTS.

The Faculty of Education and Children's Services at the University of Chester is both forward-looking, preparing trainee teachers and the wider children’s workforce for the 21st century, and yet equally proud of its history and tradition. The Postgraduate Certificate in Early Years Practice with Early Years Teacher Status is a new and exciting course which provides a bespoke experience that will build upon your extensive practice and allow you to make personal professional decisions in your continuing professional development.

We offer three training routes:
- Graduate Employment Based
- Graduate Entry
- Assessment Only

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This specialist work-based postgraduate course is designed for professionals working in the communication and public relations industries. Read more
This specialist work-based postgraduate course is designed for professionals working in the communication and public relations industries. Our flexible and modular course enables professionals to work towards a Master's degree through interim Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma stages, encouraging participants to draw upon and reflect on their professional experiences.

Why Study Communications and Public Relations with us?

Drawing on the University's long-established expertise in work-based learning, the course enables participants to combine short, intensive study blocks with project work based within their own work setting and/or work for clients.

Studied part-time the course is normally completed over a minimum of 18 months, but for suitably qualified and experienced practitioners (CIPR or other equivalent Professional Diploma plus three years' experience), an accelerated route is possible with completion in a minimum of 12 months.

The course structure comprises around 10 days' intensive tuition, supplemented by individual tutorials and online learning materials. You will also complete at least one substantive supervised, work-based project within your own organisation or a client organisation, which will form the major part of the course's assessment strategy.

What will I learn?

The course is designed to enable participants to explore new thinking and frameworks that inform contemporary public relations/communication management and practice. Other modules explore issues and stakeholder analysis, strategic planning and the growing importance of digital and social media.

How will I be taught?

The course is based at the University's Queen's Park Campus in Chester, but most of the learning will take place in the workplace, particularly with the major negotiated project modules.
The four taught modules that support the placements are delivered intensively in one-/two-day blocks.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment throughout the course is 100% coursework based, both for the University-based intensively taught modules and the work-based project modules.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Parkgate Road Campus in Chester, this Master’s degree provides a unique training experience for someone seeking to develop a successful career in conservation. Read more
Taught at our Parkgate Road Campus in Chester, this Master’s degree provides a unique training experience for someone seeking to develop a successful career in conservation.

With the rapid decline of biodiversity, wildlife conservation is a crisis discipline. This urgency has led to growing local, national and international demand for specialists with academic and practical conservation skills.

Why Study Wildlife Conservation with us?

We aim to build on and consolidate your existing skills/knowledge, and offer exposure to advanced concepts and practical applications in wildlife conservation. This will be done through exploration of our expertise in field and lab-based research on key species and habitats, in the UK and further afield.

Our staff are engaged in pioneering projects locally, nationally and globally, and have led the development of wildlife crime as an academic subject area. We are also involved in conservation of globally threatened species such as the Trinidad piping guan, Grenada dove and Philippine duck.

You will be engaged in a peer-based learning environment that includes field and lab work, which will provide insights into key research in wildlife conservation. We will also focus on the development of your professional skills and profile for your future career, and encourage links and networking opportunities with practitioners in the field.

What will I learn?

You will study a combination of specialisations considered core to wildlife conservation, including Geographic Information Systems (GIS), statistical techniques, population and habitat management, and emerging sub-disciplines including wildlife crime, behaviour and welfare in conservation, and conservation genetics.

How will I be taught?

Teaching is delivered through Moodle; internet discussion boards; and residential school, including lectures, lab sessions, field trips and tutorials.
Modules typically require 200 hours’ study time, including:

21 hours of lectures, seminars, group discussions and laboratory/ field activities
10 hours of tutorial support
169 hours of directed self-study.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via lab/essay assignments; critical assessments/ reviews; research/funding proposals; multiple-choice quizzes/short answer questions; field reports; individual/group oral presentations; and preparation and presentation of posters. There are no examinations.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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The market for health services is global and growing. Demographic changes and advances in health service knowledge are driving a need for health service managers who can organise large and complex operations and coordinate professions. Read more
The market for health services is global and growing. Demographic changes and advances in health service knowledge are driving a need for health service managers who can organise large and complex operations and coordinate professions.

Why Study Health Services Management with us?

Taught at our Warrington Campus, this course is designed to support students who wish to move into managerial positions within the health services industry; complementing previous professional/academic qualifications or building upon workplace experience. It combines insights to both public and private healthcare services with contemporary management theory.

The ethos of the course is to practically apply knowledge to help support you in developing your career prospects. To assist with this, a number of teaching sessions are also delivered by management and health service practitioners to ensure coverage of relative applied context.

What will I learn?

During the MSc you will improve your knowledge and understanding of core disciplines, concepts, ideas and theories of business and management. The Leadership, Development and Change module will further enhance your technical knowledge of strategic leadership and its application in the contemporary workplace, and your ability to operate effectively in an increasingly global and multicultural environment.

How will I be taught?

This course is taught by the University of Chester’s Warrington School of Management and the Faculty of Health and Social Care.

We use a range of teaching methods, including lectures, seminars, practical workshops and tutorials.

You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites located on Warrington Campus, including 24/7 access to the onsite library.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a mixture of project work, written assignments, presentations and a research report.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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Taught at our Warrington Campus, this course is designed to develop people who can lead, manage and develop sport-related operations to professional standards. Read more
Taught at our Warrington Campus, this course is designed to develop people who can lead, manage and develop sport-related operations to professional standards.

The business of sport extends throughout nations and across the globe – from merchandising to charity fundraising and leisure to societal health improvement.

Why Study Sport Management with us?

Sport is not only a global business but also a key device in improving and developing society and bringing about change for individuals, groups and communities. Professional management and leadership in this field are essential to ensure that the maximum benefits are realised from sport activities, whether for commercial pursuits, competition, lifestyle or social development. This course provides a blend of critical management theory with an understanding of sport development and leadership in a range of contexts.

At Warrington Campus we have great connections to sporting organisations, including the Warrington Wolves Rugby League club, who train on site.

What will I learn?

The MSc will improve your knowledge and understanding of core disciplines, concepts, ideas and theories of business and management within a sport-related organisation.

The course also covers sports development and management, as well as understanding/implementing behaviour change. This will enable you to develop a high-performing workforce and provide you the opportunity to engage with up-to-date sport and physical activity strategies.

How will I be taught?

This course is taught by the University of Chester’s Warrington School of Management and the Department of Sports and Community Engagement located on Warrington Campus.

You will have access to contemporary practical IT suites located on Warrington Campus, including 24/7 access to the onsite library.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through a mixture of project work, written presentations and a research report.

Postgraduate Visit Opportunities

If you are interested in this courses we have a number of opportunities to visit us and our campuses. To find out more about these options and to book a visit, please go to: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/postgraduate-visit-opportunities

Request a Prospectus

If you would like to know more about the University please request a prospectus at: http://prospectus.chester.ac.uk/form.php

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