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This MSc Environmental and Architectural Acoustics can be used as a conversion course for maths, physics, architecture, engineering or audio technology graduates. Read more
This MSc Environmental and Architectural Acoustics can be used as a conversion course for maths, physics, architecture, engineering or audio technology graduates. It's also suitable for professionals from fields such as music production and technology, engineering, environmental health, and many others.

LSBU has been offering courses in Acoustics for over 35 years, and houses the only centre for study with this level of facilities in the South-East of England,including full-size reverberant and anechoic chambers and an exceptionally well equipped and staffed laboratory, with access to the very latest instrumentation and technology.
This is a professionally focused applied degree and practical work is an essential part of the course, giving you direct experience of modern measurement equipment and techniques. The modules are directly relevant to the practice of acoustics, and also consider the broader aspects of investigation and control of the built environment. Half of teaching time is spent in the laboratory, and this focus is reflected in the balance between coursework and exams.

Individual modules can be taken separately as part of continuing professional development. For the final project module you'll devise and complete a piece of investigative work in an area of interest in considerable depth; the topic and scope of the project are selected with the guidance of an academic supervisor. For those applicants who already hold an Institute of Acoustics Diploma, there is an option of direct entry to the second year of the part-time Masters course.

Modules

Acoustics laboratory
Architectural acoustics
Measurement and control of sound
Subjective and environmental acoustics
Environmental management
Research methods
Energy engineering project

Teaching and learning

Members of the teaching team are all highly-experienced and award-winning, and you'll enjoy guest lectures from world experts. In addition,all are actively involved in research and consultancy, which enables staff todraw on the latest industry developments in both lectures and practical work.

Currently 50% of our full-time student cohort is from overseas.This allows our students to network across America, India, the Middle-East,Australia and Europe.

Facilities

LSBU houses the only centre for study with this level of facilities in the South-East of England, including a full-size reverberation chamber, anechoic chambers, two audiometric booths and an exceptionally well equipped and staffed laboratory, with access to the very latest instrumentation and technology.

Our specialised lab equipment includes:

• B&K Shaker
• B&K accelerometers
• B&K head and Torso Simulator
• B&K calibrated sound source
• BSWA two channel Standing Wave/sound transmission Tube
• Microflown Impedance Gun
• 2 KayPentax Vocal Load APM
• Svantek 6 Channel Vibration Meter
• JBL 6112 Subwoofer
• 2 Dodec Loudspeakers
• 3 Norsonic Nor 140 Class 1 SLM
• 2 CEL 593 Class 1 SLM
• Svantek 958 Noise/Vibration meter
• Norsonic Nor 132 Class 2 SLM
• 6 NTI XL2 Class 1 SLM
• 10 SoundBadge Dosimeters
• Rion Vibration Suite
• B&K Standing Wave Tube
• Norsonic Sound Insulation Kit

Professional links

The department has extensive links with industry. This means students have the opportunity to go on site visits, receive guest lectures, take part in research initiatives, go to networking events and collaborate on projects with professionals working in the field. Teaching makes extensive use of industry case studies to demonstrate theory and research techniques. Some of our links include:

• Sharpsredmore Partnership
• Brookfield Europe
• Anne Kyyro Quinn Design
• Peter Mapp Associates
• Vanguardia Consultants
• RBA Acoustics
• Capita Symonds
• London Philharmonic Orchestra
• Royal Academy of Music
• Sound Research Labs
• Telent Technical Services

Employability

Over the past decade a very high proportion our students have found employment in an acoustics related industry, and one or two outstanding students per year go on to undertake research on our sponsored PhD programme.

Completion of the MSc satisfies the academic requirement for corporate membership of the Institute of Acoustics. The process of attaining Chartered Engineer status is offered through the Institute o fAcoustics or the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.

Acousticians work in a great variety of industries and environments and this profession is in high demand, especially in London, thanks to the wide range and speed of new infrastructure development.

Architectural acoustics:

Many types of new buildings need careful acoustic design to make them sound good, to protect them from nearby noise sources, to make them productive and pleasant places to live or work in and to make them commercially successful. This is especially true for places like concert halls, but equally applicable to universities, residential buildings, leisure centres and many others. Day-to-day tasks could include: design meetings with architects and other engineers, noise surveys of existing and new sites, design using computer and physical models, communication of the design to the client and design team, project management, site supervision and commissioning of the finished projects. This offers a balance between creative, scientific and practical skills and is a career that will always present new experiences and challenges. (http://www.ioa.org.uk)

Environmental noise:

Noise is a major issue for society: 80 million EU citizens live in unacceptably noisy areas. Environmental health officers consider noise in planning new developments, such as housing affected by noise, or new noisy activities, and enforcement of existing noise concerns including the sources of complaints from the public. Consultants in environmental noise work in small specialists firms or large multinational consultancies, including engineering firms. Junior staff measure noise and use computer models to predict noise levels from new developments such as roads, railways and industrial plants. Consultancy can be a demanding job, but one which offers great variety and career progression. (http://www.ioa.org.uk)

Other areas you could work in include audio engineering, noise control and product sound, musical acoustics, speech and hearing, ultrasound, underwater acoustics.

LSBU Employability Services

LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course. LSBU offers a comprehensive Employability Service, with a range of initiatives to complement your studies, including:

• Direct engagement from employers who come in to interview and talk to students
• Job Shop and on-campus recruitment agencies to help your job search
• Mentoring and work shadowing schemes.

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While completing the EU MBA program, students with less than two years of work experience have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. Read more
While completing the EU MBA program, students with less than two years of work experience have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognised degree. Students who choose this option graduate with an MSc in International Management from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London and an EU MBA while studying on our Barcelona, Geneva or Montreux campuses.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skill set.

The knowledge and skills gained during the MSc in International Management program will provide a solid foundation for careers in all sectors. You will learn the crucial elements of business and management while developing the acumen required to conduct business matters on an international scale, negotiating time zones, cultures and languages.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton in London, U.K. adheres to the standards set by the U.K. Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). It is recognised by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). In 2014, the university was named the most research-intensive, modern university in the U.K.

Course structure

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialisation courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MSc and MBA-related work.

In order to obtain both EU and UoR qualifications you must complete 112 ECTS. This is achieved through the completion of a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to your EU MBA course load.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skill set.

Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Management Research Methods I
Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures (1 | 1)

Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems(3 | 4)
Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4)
Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1)
Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:
(31 CH | 42 ECTS)

Management Research Methods Module* 8 | 10
UoR Dissertation 14 | 20
Business Competency Simulation 9 | 12

*Management Research Methods Module will be taken over 2 terms

Learning Outcomes

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

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While completing the EU MBA program, students with less than two years of work experience have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. Read more
While completing the EU MBA program, students with less than two years of work experience have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognised degree. Students who choose this option graduate with an MSc in International Management from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London and an EU MBA while studying on our Barcelona, Geneva or Montreux campuses.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skill set.

The knowledge and skills gained during the MSc in International Management program will provide a solid foundation for careers in all sectors. You will learn the crucial elements of business and management while developing the acumen required to conduct business matters on an international scale, negotiating time zones, cultures and languages.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton in London, U.K. adheres to the standards set by the U.K. Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). It is recognised by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). In 2014, the university was named the most research-intensive, modern university in the U.K.

Course structure

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialisation courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MSc and MBA-related work.

In order to obtain both EU and UoR qualifications you must complete 112 ECTS. This is achieved through the completion of a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to your EU MBA course load.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skill set.

Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Management Research Methods I
Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures (1 | 1)

Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems(3 | 4)
Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4)
Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1)
Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:
(31 CH | 42 ECTS)

Management Research Methods Module* 8 | 10
UoR Dissertation 14 | 20
Business Competency Simulation 9 | 12

*Management Research Methods Module will be taken over 2 terms

Learning Outcomes

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

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While completing the EU MBA program, students with less than two years of work experience have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. Read more
While completing the EU MBA program, students with less than two years of work experience have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognised degree. Students who choose this option graduate with an MSc in International Management from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London and an EU MBA while studying on our Barcelona, Geneva or Montreux campuses.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skill set.

The knowledge and skills gained during the MSc in International Management program will provide a solid foundation for careers in all sectors. You will learn the crucial elements of business and management while developing the acumen required to conduct business matters on an international scale, negotiating time zones, cultures and languages.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton in London, U.K. adheres to the standards set by the U.K. Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). It is recognised by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). In 2014, the university was named the most research-intensive, modern university in the U.K.

Course structure

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialisation courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MSc and MBA-related work.

In order to obtain both EU and UoR qualifications you must complete 112 ECTS. This is achieved through the completion of a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to your EU MBA course load.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skill set.

Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Management Research Methods I
Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures (1 | 1)

Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems(3 | 4)
Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4)
Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1)
Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:
(31 CH | 42 ECTS)

Management Research Methods Module* (8 | 10)
UoR Dissertation (14 | 20)
Business Competency Simulation (9 | 12)

*Management Research Methods Module will be taken over 2 terms

Learning Outcomes

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

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Faculty have extensive experience in teaching health education in a school setting; expertise working with school districts in curriculum development, and… Read more

What are the strengths of your program?

Faculty have extensive experience in teaching health education in a school setting; expertise working with school districts in curriculum development, and staff development; they have received external grant funds for school health education; faculty with state and national recognition in school health education; faculty who have conducted, published and presented competencies for a school health educator; program has flexibility for students to select elective coursework (dependent in their academic background) in education and counselling.

Curriculum

A total of 33 credits are required for the degree. Each module carries 3 credits.

Core modules (6 credits):

HEA 620 School Health Programs (Spring)
HEA 622 Curriculum & Instruction in Health Ed. (Fall)

School Health Concentration Electives (18 credits):

HEA 500 Diseases
HEA 501 Integrative Health
HEA 510 Adolescent Medicine
HEA 511 Stress Management
HEA 512 HIV/AIDS and Public Health
HEA 527 Human Sexuality and Family Life
HEA 529 Mental Health issues in the CSHP
HEA 581 Special Topics in Health (no more than 6 credits permitted)
HEA 623 Substance Abuse Prevention
HEA 543 Transcultural Health
HEA 545 Mind/Body Medicine
NTD 504 Nutrition Education K-12

Education Electives (6 credits):

EDA 511 Inclusion and Collaboration
EDA 542 Foundations of Special Education
EDE 526 Professional Dimensions of Teaching & Learning
EDE 532 Teaching and Learning: Theory to Practice
EDE 533 Social Studies & Health Education in Elementary Schools
EDE 543 Creative Expression in the Elementary Classroom
EDE 544 Integrating Creativity and the Arts across the Curriculum
EDE 551 Child and Adolescent Behavior
EDE 552 The Middle School Child
EDE 554 The Reflective Teacher
EDE 557 Foundations of Cooperative Learning
EDE 563 Teacher as Leader
EDE 565 Effective Classroom Management
EDE 598 Workshops in Elementary Education
EDF 500 Methods and Materials of Research in Education
EDF 509 Contemporary Teaching Trends
EDF 510 Educational Foundations
EDF 511 Foundations of Transformative Education
EDF 520 Comparative Education
EDF 581 Philosophy of Education
EDF 583 The American School as Social Narrative
EDF 589 Sociological Foundations of Education
EDT 500 Integrating Educational Technologies
EDT 501 Using Internet Resources for Curriculum Development
EDT 503 Learning and Leading with Technology

Additional Degree Requirements:

After successful completion of ALL coursework, students must register for HEA 601 Research and Report Writing (3 credits).

What job opportunities exist for program graduates?

• There are limited job opportunities in teaching health education at the K-12 level in Pennsylvania. Many students are employed as health education teachers in other states.

• The majority of our M.Ed. students are teaching K-12 health education or working as a school nurse.

• You could be employed as a health educator for voluntary health agencies, state agencies, federal agencies, or health organizations (hospital, corporate, fitness centers).

• K-12 Health education teacher certification is not offered in this M.Ed. degree.

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While completing the EU MBA program, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, on our Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux campuses. Read more
While completing the EU MBA program, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, on our Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux campuses.

In order to obtain both EU and UoR qualifications you must complete 112 ECTS. This is achieved through the completion of a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to your EU MBA course load.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skillset.

The MBA is perfect for students with executive or management level experience, who want to change their career path and achieve more by developing their existing skill set. As a student of the MBA program, you will build your business personality and hone your management skills - from online team building to case study analyses. You will discuss topics integral to the modern business environment while taking an in-depth look at subjects, from marketing to economics.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton in London adheres to the standards set by the U.K. government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the U.K. according to the Research Excellence Framework produced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

Course structure

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is aimed at students who have at least two years of work experience. The one-year program gives students the opportunity to develop a global outlook. build on existing business aptitudes and foster managerial and leadership skills. Students discuss topics integral to the modern business environment, taking an in-depth look at subjects from marketing to economics and communications to organizational behavior, preparing them for their future careers in management.

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialization courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MBA-related work.

Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Business Law (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems (3 | 4)
Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4)
Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1)
Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:

(31 CH | 42 ECTS)

Management Research Methods Module* (8 | 10)
UoR Dissertation (14 | 20)
Business Competency Simulation (9 | 12)

*Management Research Methods Module will be taken over 2 terms

Learning Outcomes

Students of the MBA program develop the ability to explore, examine and adeptly analyse various business topics, developing their business personalities and honing their management skills. Students will:

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

Read less
While completing the EU MBA program, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, on our Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux campuses. Read more
While completing the EU MBA program, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, on our Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux campuses.

In order to obtain both EU and UoR qualifications you must complete 112 ECTS. This is achieved through the completion of a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to your EU MBA course load.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skillset.

The MBA is perfect for students with executive or management level experience, who want to change their career path and achieve more by developing their existing skill set. As a student of the MBA program, you will build your business personality and hone your management skills - from online team building to case study analyses. You will discuss topics integral to the modern business environment while taking an in-depth look at subjects, from marketing to economics.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton in London adheres to the standards set by the U.K. government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the U.K. according to the Research Excellence Framework produced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

Course structure

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is aimed at students who have at least two years of work experience. The one-year program gives students the opportunity to develop a global outlook. build on existing business aptitudes and foster managerial and leadership skills. Students discuss topics integral to the modern business environment, taking an in-depth look at subjects from marketing to economics and communications to organizational behavior, preparing them for their future careers in management.

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialization courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MBA-related work.

Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Business Law (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems (3 | 4)
Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4)
Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1)
Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:

(31 CH | 42 ECTS)

Management Research Methods Module* (8 | 10)
UoR Dissertation (14 | 20)
Business Competency Simulation (9 | 12)

*Management Research Methods Module will be taken over 2 terms

Learning Outcomes

Students of the MBA program develop the ability to explore, examine and adeptly analyse various business topics, developing their business personalities and honing their management skills. Students will:

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

Read less
While completing the EU MBA program, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, on our Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux campuses. Read more
While completing the EU MBA program, you have the possibility to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton (UoR) in London, on our Barcelona, Geneva and Montreux campuses.

In order to obtain both EU and UoR qualifications you must complete 112 ECTS. This is achieved through the completion of a final EU business competency simulation and a UoR dissertation in addition to your EU MBA course load.

Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study. However, we also offer a two-year, part-time option for professionals who want to continue focusing on their careers while upgrading their skillset.

The MBA is perfect for students with executive or management level experience, who want to change their career path and achieve more by developing their existing skill set. As a student of the MBA program, you will build your business personality and hone your management skills - from online team building to case study analyses. You will discuss topics integral to the modern business environment while taking an in-depth look at subjects, from marketing to economics.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton in London adheres to the standards set by the U.K. government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the U.K. according to the Research Excellence Framework produced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

Course structure

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is aimed at students who have at least two years of work experience. The one-year program gives students the opportunity to develop a global outlook. build on existing business aptitudes and foster managerial and leadership skills. Students discuss topics integral to the modern business environment, taking an in-depth look at subjects from marketing to economics and communications to organizational behavior, preparing them for their future careers in management.

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialization courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MBA-related work.

Term 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Business Law (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems (3 | 4)
Business Strategy Simulation (3 | 4)
Job Career Planning (seminar) (1 | 1)
Communication Skills (seminar) (1 | 1)
Personal & Professional Development (1 | 1)

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:

(31 CH | 42 ECTS)

Management Research Methods Module* (8 | 10)
UoR Dissertation (14 | 20)
Business Competency Simulation (9 | 12)

*Management Research Methods Module will be taken over 2 terms

Learning Outcomes

Students of the MBA program develop the ability to explore, examine and adeptly analyse various business topics, developing their business personalities and honing their management skills. Students will:

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

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The Certification in Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 4 (EGP) is designed for candidates who (a) have completed a B.A. or B.S. degree in an area other than education, or (b) hold a teaching certificate in another grade range or in a content area. Read more
The Certification in Pre-Kindergarten Through Grade 4 (EGP) is designed for candidates who (a) have completed a B.A. or B.S. degree in an area other than education, or (b) hold a teaching certificate in another grade range or in a content area.

Program outcomes

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate the ability to integrate content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge and skills to create learning experiences that make the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the content area meaningful for all children Pre K-Grade 4.

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and use of the major concepts, principles, theories and research related to development of children to construct learning opportunities that support the individual child's development, acquisition of knowledge, and motivation.

• The teacher candidate, in order to meet the needs of all children Pre K-Grade 4, including those with exceptionalities and from diverse backgrounds, will a) demonstrate knowledge of different approaches to learning, b) demonstrate the ability to create instructional opportunities adapted to all learners, and c) implement instruction that builds on children's prior experiences and diversities.
(WCU Subject and Pedagogical Specialist, Diversity Advocate and Classroom Community Builder, Assessment and Instructional

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate the ability to plan and implement a variety of instructional strategies that promote a) critical and creative thinking and problem solving, b) independent and collaborative inquiry, c) active engagement in learning, and d) self and group motivation.

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate knowledge and use of a) effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communications for fostering active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interactions in the classroom and b) educational technologies in instruction, assessment, and other professional practices.

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate planning and management of instruction based on knowledge of the a) content and curriculum standards, b) family, and c) community, with an understanding of the essential role of the classroom teacher in relationship to curriculum development.

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate knowledge and implementation of formal and informal assessment strategies including student self-assessment for monitoring, evaluating and ensuring the continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the learner, Pre K-Grade 4.

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate the ability to a) identify, evaluate, and use information effectively and within ethical and legal guidelines; b) reflect on one's own content knowledge, teaching skills and effects of each on the growth and learning of children; and c) seek opportunities to grow professionally.

• The teacher candidate will demonstrate understanding of collaboration with school colleagues, families, and agencies in the larger community, to support and advocate for the learning and well being of children.

Curriculum

Please visit the website for information regarding the modules taught on this course:

http://catalog.wcupa.edu/graduate/education-social-work/early-middle-grades-education/prek-4-certification/

The Professional Semester:

Student teaching is an integral part of the Professional Semester (EGP 550, EGP 551, and EGP 411) which takes place in the Spring. Candidates are eligible to student teach if they have a) achieved formal admission status to teacher education (FATE), b) completed all coursework, and c) maintained the Pennsylvania-mandated GPA.

Further Study

After a year of full time teaching, candidates may apply to the M.Ed. in Applied Studies in Teaching and Learning. Twelve graduate credits completed in the post-baccalaureate certification program can be utilized as an “Area of Focused Inquiry” in the M.Ed. Candidates complete an additional seven courses to complete the M.Ed. Program. This advantage is only available to those who have completed a post-baccalaureate certification program at West Chester University.

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The MA Religions of Asia and Africa is designed both as an end qualification in itself and as a platform preparing students for more advanced graduate work. Read more

Who is this programme for?:

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa is designed both as an end qualification in itself and as a platform preparing students for more advanced graduate work.

It typically suits students falling into one of the following three categories:

- students planning to pursue further research, which may involve at a subsequent stage the acquisition of a doctoral degree and a career in higher education;

- students willing to pursue a career or professional activity, for which advanced knowledge of the religions of Asia and Africa and of the theoretical and practical issues involved in their study is essential: arts, media, teaching, NGOs and charities, interfaith dialogue, consultancy for governmental agencies or the private sector, religious institutions, museums, and more.

- students who wish to pursue the academic study of religions as a complement to their personal experience and commitments: religious ministers and clerics from all confessions, believers, yoga and meditation practitioners; anyone interested in specific religious traditions or in religion as an essential dimension of life, and in the critical and experiential enhancement that their academic study may offer.

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS offers the premier postgraduate curriculum in the U.K. for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range of religious traditions than most comparable programmes, whether in the U.K. or abroad: Buddhism in nearly all its doctrinal and regional varieties, Asian and African Christianities, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Taoism, Zoroastrianism as well as the local religious cultures of Asia and Africa.

The programme is strongly interdisciplinary and methodologically diverse, offering advanced learning in theories and methods in the study of religion as well as in historical, anthropological, philosophical, sociological and textual approaches to the study of particular religious traditions. It ensures students can benefit from the unique opportunity to tap cutting-edge academic expertise and library facilities on Asian and African religions as part of a spirited, cosmopolitan student community and within the intense religious and cultural scene of London.

Email:

Phone: 020 7898 4217

Visit the website http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/programmes/mareligions/

Structure

Overview:
1. Students take taught courses (half and/or full units) equivalent to three units in total from the list of taught courses.

2. The 4th and final unit is a Dissertation.

3. Languages: Students in the MA Religions of Asia and Africa may substitute one of their taught courses for a language course (most are taught in the Faculty of Languages and Cultures).

Note: Students wishing to take other SOAS courses relevant to their studies but taught outside the department may do so with the written approval of the tutor of the relevant course, the Department's MA Convenor and the Faculty's Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching.

Programme Specification

MA Religions of Asia and Africa Programme Specification 2012-13 (msword; 223kb) - http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/programmes/mareligions/file80695.doc

Employment

An MA in Religions of Asia and Africa from SOAS equips students with important knowledge and understanding of different cultures, history and beliefs across the regions of Asia and Africa. As well as subject expertise, students develop a portfolio of widely transferable skills which employers seek in many professional careers in the private and public sectors as well as essential skills necessary to pursue further research. These include: the ability to research, amass and order information from a variety of sources - often both in the original or other relevant languages; analytical skills to assess critically the materials relevant to a specific issue; written and oral communication skills to present, discuss and debate opinions and conclusions; and problem solving skills. A postgraduate degree is a valuable experience that provides students with a body of work and a diverse range of skills that they can use to market themselves with when they graduate.

For more information about Graduate Destinations from this department, please visit the Careers Service website (http://www.soas.ac.uk/careers/graduate-destinations/).

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Welcome to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at SOAS, University of London. The Faculty is home to the departments of Anthropology & Sociology, Art & Archaeology, History, Music, Study of Religions and the Centre for Media Studies, as well as a number of subject specific Centres.

The study of arts and humanities has been central to SOAS activity since 1917. All Faculty staff are specialists in regions as well as disciplines, and all subjects taught at undergraduate level within the Faculty can be combined with other disciplines across the School. Indeed, the range of course options and combinations is a distinctive characteristic of studying at SOAS, with the option of studying language units included within all our degrees.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework Music, which was already ranked highly, has risen to 5th in the UK, with over half of its publications judged ‘world-leading’; History of Art and Archaeology has seen a dramatic rise up the league tables, from 17th to 8th (out of 25), coming in the top 5 nationally for the quality of its publications. This is just one indication of the international importance of the research activity carried out by academic staff, and staff research provides the basis of teaching activity in the Faculty.

At postgraduate level the Faculty is committed to providing stimulating courses that enable students to study particular countries or regions in depth, and to explore comparisons and contrasts across the major areas of Asia and Africa. The programmes are designed to provide students with the knowledge they need to understand the nature of other societies and cultures, and to form ideas about the past, present and future of the complex and multicultural world in which we all live.

Find out how to apply here - http://www.soas.ac.uk/admissions/pg/howtoapply/

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Today more than ever, quantitative skills form an essential basis for successful careers in ecology, conservation, and animal and human health. This Masters programme provides specific training in data collection, modelling and statistical analyses as well as generic research skills. It is offered by the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine (IBAHCM), a grouping of top researchers who focus on combining field data with computational and genetic approaches to solve applied problems in epidemiology and conservation.

Why this programme

  • This programme encompasses key skills in monitoring and assessing biodiversity critical for understanding the impacts of environmental change.
  • It covers quantitative analyses of ecological and epidemiological data critical for animal health and conservation.
  • You will have the opportunity to base your independent research projects at the university field station on Loch Lomond (for freshwater or terrestrial-based projects); Millport field station on the Isle of Cumbrae (for marine projects); or Cochno Farm and Research Centre in Glasgow (for research based on farm animals). We will also assist you to gain research project placements in zoos or environmental consulting firms whenever possible.
  • The uniqueness of the programme is the opportunity to gain core skills and knowledge across a wide range of subjects, which will enhance future career opportunities, including entrance into competitive PhD programmes. For example, there are identification based programmes offered elsewhere, but most others do not combine practical field skills with molecular techniques, advanced informatics for assessing biodiversity based on molecular markers, as well as advanced statistics and modelling. Other courses in epidemiology are rarely ecologically focused; the specialty in IBAHCM is understanding disease ecology, in the context of both animal conservation and implications for human public health.
  • You will be taught by research-active staff using the latest approaches in quantitative methods, sequence analysis, and practical approaches to assessing biodiversity, and you will have opportunities to actively participate in internationally recognised research. Some examples of recent publications lead by students in the programme:
  • Blackburn, S., Hopcraft, J. G. C., Ogutu, J. O., Matthiopoulos, J. and Frank, L. (2016), Human-wildlife conflict, benefit sharing and the survival of lions in pastoralist community-based conservancies. J Appl Ecol. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12632. 
  • Rysava, K., McGill, R. A. R., Matthiopoulos, J., and Hopcraft, J. G. C. (2016) Re-constructing nutritional history of Serengeti wildebeest from stable isotopes in tail hair: seasonal starvation patterns in an obligate grazer. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 30:1461-1468. doi: 10.1002/rcm.7572.
  • Ferguson, E.A., Hampson, K., Cleaveland, S., Consunji, R., Deray, R., Friar, J., Haydon, D. T., Jimenez, J., Pancipane, M. and Townsend, S.E., 2015. Heterogeneity in the spread and control of infectious disease; consequences for the elimination of canine rabies. Scientific Reports, 5, p. 18232. doi: 10.1038/srep18232.
  • A unique strength of the University of Glasgow for many years has been the strong ties between veterinarians and ecologists, which has now been formalised in the formation of the IBAHCM. This direct linking is rare but offers unique opportunities to provide training that spans both fundamental and applied research.

Programme structure

The programme provides a strong grounding in scientific writing and communication, statistical analysis, and experimental design. It is designed for flexibility, to enable you to customise a portfolio of courses suited to your particular interests.

You can choose from a range of specialised options that encompass key skills in

  • monitoring and assessing biodiversity – critical for understanding the impacts of environmental change
  • quantitative analyses of ecological and epidemiological data – critical for animal health and conservation
  • ethics and legislative policy – critical for promoting humane treatment of both captive and wild animals.

A total of 180 credits are required, with 50 flexible credits in the second term. See the accompanying detailed course descriptions found in the IBAHCM Masters Programme Overview. When selecting options, please email the relevant course coordinator as well as registering using MyCampus.

Term 1: Core courses (assessment in %)

  • Key research skills (scientific writing, introduction to R, introduction to linear models; advanced linear models, experimental design). Coursework – 60%; scientific report – 40%
  • Spatial Ecology and Biodiversity. Coursework – 60%; assignment – 40%

Term 2: Core courses

  • Programming in R. Coursework – 50%; assignment – 50%

Term 2: Optional courses

  • Biodiversity Informatics. Coursework – 25%; assignment – 75%
  • GIS for Ecologists. Set exercise – 60%; critical review – 40%
  • Infectious Disease Ecology & the Dynamics of Emerging Disease. Coursework – 50%; assignment – 50%
  • Introduction to Bayesian Statistics. Coursework – 50% assignment – 50%
  • Invertebrate Identification. Coursework – 20%; class test – 40%; assignment – 40%
  • Molecular Analyses for Biodiversity and Conservation. Coursework – 40%; assignment – 60%
  • Molecular Epidemiology & Phylodynamics. Coursework – 40%; assignment – 60%
  • Multi-species Models. Coursework – 50%; assignment – 50%
  • Single-species Population Models. Coursework – 30%; assignment – 70%
  • Vertebrate Identification. Coursework – 20%; class test – 40%; assignment – 40%
  • Human Dimensions of Conservation*. Press statement – 50%; assignment – 50%
  • Principles of Conservation Ecology*. Coursework – 30%; set exercise – 15%; poster – 55%
  • Protected Area Management*. Coursework – 50%; assignment – 50%
  • Animal Ethics. Oral presentation – 50%; reflective essay – 50%
  • Biology of Suffering. Essay – 100%
  • Care of Captive Animals. Report – 100%
  • Enrichment of Animals in Captive Environments. Essay – 100%
  • Legislation & Societal Issues. Position paper – 50%; press release – 50%
  • Welfare Assessment. Critical essay – 100%

Term 3: Core MSc Component

  • Research project. Research proposal – 25%; project report – 60%; supervisor’s assessment –15%

Career prospects

You will gain core skills and knowledge across a wide range of subjects that will enhance your selection chances for competitive PhD programmes. In addition to academic options, career opportunities include roles in zoos, environmental consultancies, government agencies, ecotourism and conservation biology, and veterinary or public health epidemiology.



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A letter of intent written by the applicant expressing professional and educational goals as applied to the program. Submission of two letters of recommendation, using the required recommendation form. Read more
• A letter of intent written by the applicant expressing professional and educational goals as applied to the program.
• Submission of two letters of recommendation, using the required recommendation form.
• Résumé or curriculum vitae.

E-mail: • Phone: 315-267-2165

Visit http://www.potsdam.edu/graduate to view the full application checklist and online application.

This program prepares students for technology leadership and management positions in business and organizations in private industry, the military, social service agencies, K-12 schools and higher education. For students holding an Initial certification, this degree program leads to recommendation for an additional New York certification as an Educational Technology Specialist. The program meets the standards established by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and is NCATE certified. This program is also available for non K-12 students who are not seeking certification. Program start date: Summer, Fall, Spring.

Required Program Courses
Minimum of 36 credit hours

IT 614, Technology in Education .........................................3 credits
IT 625, History and Philosophy of Technology Utilization ...........3 credits
IT 635, Research and Theory on Comm and Performance ............3 credits
IT 647, Technology Coaching ..............................................3 credits
IT 651, Systematic Design for Performance Improvement ............3 credits
IT 654, Program Evaluation ...............................................3 credits
IT 657, Practicum in Technology ..........................................3 credits

Four electives focusing on web development, literacy, program- ming and authoring, and technology utilization: 12 credit hours

Culminating Experience: 3 credit hours

The GRE Exam (or equivalent) is required for all teacher preparation program candidates who are seeking certification (for applicants seeking admission for Fall 2015 forward). All other graduate programs, including non-certification options, do not require this exam. More information on the GRE exam can be found by visiting http://www.gre.org. SUNY Potsdam’s code for sending score reports is 2545.

Success Story

In the Fall 2012 semester, as part of a multimedia class for the MSED Educational Technology Specialist program, Trevor Dugan, Class of 2014, developed an app called PuzzleTopple. The app was published a year later and is available on both iOS and Android. Since the launch, the app has gone global, with 17,000 downloads in the Singapore region and over 25,000 downloads worldwide on iOS alone.

Uniqueness of Program

A teaching certificate is not required to enter this program; however, for those students who enter the program with an existing New York State teaching certificate, this degree may lead to an additional New York State certification.

Employment Diversity

Graduates of the program have obtained positions in, but not limited to, elementary education, secondary education, higher education, technology start-ups, and consulting firms.

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The Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program will prepare you to teach students in the United States and throughout in the world. Read more
The Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) program will prepare you to teach students in the United States and throughout in the world. A campus-wide focus on cultural diversity will introduce you to a community of learners in a local context. You will learn the intricacies of linguistics and teaching from specialists who have lived, worked and taught throughout the world. You will have the opportunity to put your skills to work in an assistantship at St. Cloud State's English as a Second Language Program or the Intensive English Center, a program that trains more than 100 English language learners from more than 15 countries each year. These two centers offer 50 assistantships each year.

Program Highlights

Courses available in the on campus and online.
The licensure program is available on campus or online.
22 percent students are from diverse U.S. backgrounds and 28 percent are international students.
Graduates receive professional credentials.
The on-campus program can be taken in conjunction with a K-12 ESL licensure for the state of Minnesota.
50 graduate assistantships available for qualified applicants.
The federally-sponsored TEACH Grant program offers up to $4,000 per year for students seeking K-12 ESL licensure​.
1+1 options offered in conjunction with partner institutions in Germany, Peru and Korea.

Program Distinctions

​Graduates have gone on to teach throughout the United States and 19 other countries.
​The program's nine faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields and have a combined 100 years of teaching experience.
More than 300 students have completed the program.
10 percent of graduates continue on for doctoral studies.

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The MA Religions of Asia and Africa is in the first place a rewarding cultural and human experience. It is designed both as an end qualification in itself and as a platform preparing students for more advanced graduate work. Read more

Who is this programme for?:

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa is in the first place a rewarding cultural and human experience. It is designed both as an end qualification in itself and as a platform preparing students for more advanced graduate work.

It typically suits students falling into one of the following three categories:

- students planning to pursue further research, which may involve at a subsequent stage the acquisition of a doctoral degree and a career in higher education;

- students willing to pursue a career or professional activity, for which advanced knowledge of the religions of Asia and Africa and of the theoretical and practical issues involved in their study is essential: arts, media, teaching, NGOs and charities, interfaith dialogue, consultancy for governmental agencies or the private sector, religious institutions, museums, and more.

- students who wish to pursue the academic study of religions as a complement to their personal experience and commitments: religious ministers and clerics from all confessions, believers, yoga and meditation practitioners; anyone interested in specific religious traditions or in religion as an essential dimension of life, and in the critical and experiential enhancement that their academic study may offer.

The two-year intensive language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with a country in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language course will enable them to reach a near proficient knowledge of the language.

The MA Religions of Asia and Africa at SOAS is the premier postgraduate curriculum in the U.K. for the study of the religions of Asia and Africa. It covers a wider range of religious traditions than most comparable programmes, whether in the U.K. or abroad: Buddhism in nearly all its doctrinal and regional varieties, Asian and African Christianities, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Taoism, Zoroastrianism as well as the local religious cultures of Asia and Africa. It is strongly interdisciplinary and methodologically diverse, offering advanced learning in the theory of religion as well as in historical, anthropological, philosophical, sociological and textual approaches to the study of particular religious traditions.

It provides a unique opportunity to tap cutting-edge academic expertise and library facilities on Asian and African religions as part of a spirited, cosmopolitan student community and within the intense religious and cultural scene of London.

It can also be taken with an intensive language pathway over two years, therefore making this programme unique in Europe.

For the Japanese pathway please see the webpage for the Japanese pathway of the programme and contact the MA convenor of that pathway for further information on the language component. Further information on entry level language requirements can be found on the programme page at: http://www.soas.ac.uk/japankorea/programmes/ma-and-intensive-language-japanese/

The Korean pathway is designed for beginner learners of Korean. Students with prior knowledge of Korean are advised to contact the programme convenor, Dr Anders Karlsson (). Students will take four course units in the Korean language, one of them at a Korean university during the summer after year 1.

The Arabic pathway is designed for beginner learners of Arabic. Students will take four units of Arabic, one of them at the Qasid Institute in Jordan or another partner institution during the summer after year 1. Programme convenor: Dr Mustafa Shah ()

Email:

Visit the website http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/programmes/ma-religions-of-asia-and-africa-and-intensive-language/

Structure

Students are generally required to follow taught units to the equivalent of three full courses (which may include one language course), and to submit a dissertation of 10,000 words.

In the two-year language pathway, students take 2 intensive language units and one discipline unit in their first year. During the summer, they will participate in a summer school abroad (location dependant on language). Upon their return, they will take one intensive language unit in their second year and two discipline units.

Programme Specification

MA Religions of Asia and Africa and Intensive Language Programme Specification (pdf; 300kb) - http://www.soas.ac.uk/religions-and-philosophies/programmes/ma-religions-of-asia-and-africa-and-intensive-language/file93574.pdf

Teaching & Learning

Aims and Outcomes:

- Advanced knowledge and understanding of selected approaches, methods and theories in the study of religions, with particular reference to the religious traditions of Asia and Africa.

- Advanced skills in researching and writing about topics in religious studies, also as a platform for further research at doctoral level.

- Advanced skills in presentation or communication of knowledge and understanding of topics in religious studies.

- Specialisation in one area from among those covered by the units listed in the programme structure.

- In the two-year pathway, the student will also be provided with a near proficient ability in a language.

Knowledge:

- Students will learn how to assess data and evidence critically, locate and synthesise source materials, critically evaluate conflicting interpretations and sources, use research resources (library catalogues, journal databases, citation indices) and other relevant traditional sources.

- Subject specific skills, such as manuscript transcription, textual bibliography, the editing of texts; familiarity with the study of religions as an academic field of study and its varieties.

- Aspects of literature in the Study of Religions, philosophy, learning, iconography and history, the impact of religion on society.

- Acquisition of language skills.

Intellectual (thinking) skills:

- Students should become precise and cautious in their assessment of evidence, and to understand through practice what documents can and cannot tell us.

- Students will develop the capacity to discuss theoretical and epistemological issues in an articulate, informed, and intellectual manner.

- Students will learn to become precise and critical in their assessment of scholarly arguments and to question interpretations, however authoritative, in order to reassess evidence for themselves.

- Students will learn to present complex theoretical arguments clearly and creatively.

- Those students who take a language option should be able to assess primary sources in foreign languages and critically evaluate interpretations proposed by different scholars.

- Students will acquire both theoretical and regional expertise in order to develop and apply self-reflexive approaches to the issues raised by the cross-cultural study of religions.

Subject-based practical skills:
The programme aims to help students with the following practical skills:

- Academic writing.

- IT-based information retrieval and processing.

- Presentational skills.

- Examination techniques.

- Independent study skills and research techniques.

- Reflexive learning.

- In the two year intensive language pathway, to acquire/develop skills in a language to Effective Operational Proficiency level, i.e., being able to communicate in written and spoken medium in a contemporary language

Transferable skills:
The programme will encourage students to:

- Write concisely and with clarity.

- Effectively structure and communicate ideas (oral and written).

- Explore and assess a variety of sources for research purposes.

- Work to deadlines and high academic standards.

- Assess the validity and cogency of arguments.

- Make judgements involving complex factors.

- Develop self-reflexivity.

- Develop an awareness of the ethical complexity of representational practices.

- Question the nature of social and cultural constructs.

Find out how to apply here - http://www.soas.ac.uk/admissions/pg/howtoapply/

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The MBA is designed for business professionals with over two years of professional work experience. You can choose from one-year, full-time or two-year, part-time options, each with 11 majors. Graduates earn a state-recognized MBA from the University of Roehampton in London and an EU Certificate of Advanced Studies

The MBA is perfect for students with executive or management level experience, who want to change their career path and achieve more by developing their existing skill set. As a student of the MBA program, you will build your business personality and hone your management skills - from online team building to case study analyses. You will discuss topics integral to the modern business environment while taking an in-depth look at subjects, from marketing to economics.

Official Qualification:

The University of Roehampton adheres to the standards set by the U.K. government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). It is recognized by the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC). The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the U.K. according to the Research Excellence Framework produced by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

Course structure

The full-time option lasts three terms, includes core and specialization courses, case studies and seminars. The program culminates with a Management Research Methods Module and dissertation. You can expect to spend 30 to 40 hours per week on MBA-related work.

Term 1 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Management Skills (3 | 4)
Organizational Behavior (3 | 4)
Managerial Accounting (3 | 4)
Marketing (3 | 4)
Quantitative Business Methods (3 | 4)
Negotiation (seminar) (1 | 1)
Business Law (seminar) (1 | 1)
Management Research Methods I
Industrial Visits and Guest Lectures

Term 2 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Finance (3 | 4)
Human Resources Management (3 | 4)
Global Economics (3 | 4)
Strategic Management (3 | 4)
Management Information Systems (3 | 4)
Management Research Methods II

Term 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)

Specialization-specific courses I-V (15 | 20)

Graduation Requirements:

UoR Dissertation (30)

Learning Outcomes

Students of the MBA program develop the ability to explore, examine and adeptly analyse various business topics, developing their business personalities and honing their management skills. Students will:

1. Learn to critically apply brand management techniques to enhance brand equity in a business context.

2. Cover the theory and practice of planning, decision-making and control in business.

3. Explore activities essential to the planning, execution and evaluation of marketing strategy.

4. Analyse strategic management, and decision-making in organisations of various types, including large corporations, SMEs and public-sector bodies.

Faculty

EU’s high-caliber faculty is made up of full-time academics with doctoral degrees, as well as part-time instructors who are also current members of the international business community. Our faculty members have current or previous experience as entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders. This merge of the academic and professional worlds supports a unique and exceptional quality of learning, reinforcing EU's pragmatic approach to education.

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