This course is a part-time distance learning Masters degree.
It's for students who are working in chemical and process engineering roles, who want to include business and management in their study. Parts of the course, including the final project, relate to the students' workplace.
It's also suitable for graduates of related science and engineering disciplines who are working in chemical and process industries. For these students, there will be an optional revision semester at the start of the course.
A two-year postgraduate diploma option and one-year postgraduate certificate are also available.
You'll attend a mix of core and elective taught classes. In your final year, you'll completed a major project in your place of work.
Around 70% of the course content has a technical and engineering focus, with a mix of core and elective classes. There are also business and management classes in areas such as finance, strategy, and project management.
You'll be based in the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering. We have state-of-the-art research laboratories that feature a comprehensive suite of experimental facilities including:
As a distance learning student, you'll have access to the University library online. You can borrow online books and download academic papers and journals. The library also offers a postal service for distance learning students.
Our staff have been nominated in the annual University of Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards, voted for by Strathclyde’s students. Our staff have also received external awards from organisations like the IChemE and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The course is delivered from our Virtual Learning Environment MyPlace.
Your lecturers will provide support through:
Classes are taught by our academic staff, external consultants, and industry specialists.
You're also welcome to attend full-time lectures and tutorials and use the facilities on campus.
You'll be assessed using online tests and assignments. Your major project will be assessed by a written project report. You may also be required to attend a written exam.
Students from the UK students will attend exams on campus, here in Glasgow. We will make the odd exception, on occasion, in compelling circumstances. This includes staff working in offshore installations. In these circumstances, a suitable examination arrangement can be agreed with the University.
If you're from outside of the UK, you can take the exam at an approved international centre.
Whether you're planning to progress your career into engineering management, redevelop yourself as an engineer or move into a new industry – a Masters degree will expand your career opportunities.
This MSc will also let you validate your skills and competency to employers. Through its accreditation by the IChemE, it can provide a route to Chartered Engineer (CEng) status.
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A Master's by Research (MRes) course allows you to embark upon a research degree by undertaking a research project at Master's level which will be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce. This course allows you to explore a specific research question that interests you. By undertaking this degree within our Faculty of Management your research project will be developed in collaboration with our academic University staff who will provide you with specialist knowledge and supervisory input, while accessing BU's technical facilities and information resources.
We are looking for students to undertake a Master's by Research in all aspects of our subject areas: Tourism & Hospitality, Events & Leisure, Sport, Retail, Disaster Mangement, Accounting, Finance & Economics, Marketing and Business & Management.
You will also be part of BU's wider postgraduate community and have access to the suite of research, professional and personal training offered through the Doctoral College and your Academic faculty.
We strongly encourage collaboration across specialisms, and an MRes provides an opportunity to work with supervisors from various backgrounds to deliver truly impactful research.
The minimum completion time for the full-time course is 12 months with flexibility to take up to 18 months. If you would prefer to complete the course part-time, the minimum completion time is 24 months with flexibility to take up to 36 months to complete.
The Graduate Certificate in Sports Management program has been designed for students to achieve an integrated knowledge base using an evidence based, case study approach.
Students will gain a strong foundation in required sport management sub-disciplines including finance, high performance sport, organisational behaviour, and international sport business management. The program is also appropriate for professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications, and/or to achieve a career change from another field into the diverse sport industry.
Successful completion makes students eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Sports Management and subsequent Master of Sports Management. Subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate are credited to the Diploma.
The Graduate Certificate in Sports Management is taught in English and consists of 40 credit points, which normally takes one semester of full time study. The Graduate Certificate in Sports Mangement is designed to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills to work with sporting teams, clubs, players and events. The program has been designed to achieve an integrated knowledge base using an evidence based, case study approach. Students gain a strong foundation in required sport management sub-disciplines including finance, high performance sport, organisational behaviour, and international sport business management. Successful graduates from this certificate program are eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Sports Management. This certificate program is useful for graduates from other cognate areas with ambitions to enter into the field of sport management. It is also appropriate for professionals seeking to upgrade their qualifications, and/or to achieve a career change from another field into the diverse sport industry. Admission to this program is based on successful completion of an undergraduate degree program at an approved institution.
The Bond University Graduate Certificate in Sports Management is designed to challenge students to critically analyse the growing interaction between sport, business and the international arena.
For those already employed in sport, successful completion of the Graduate Certificate may build on your existing skills, education and training to enable your transition to the next career level. Alternatively, for those seeking to crack into the growing international sport industry, the Graduate Certificate is an opportunity to build industry-relevant knowledge and skill sets so that you are competitively positioned for employment. Successful completion also makes you eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma in Sports Management and subsequent Master of Sports Management. Subjects completed in the Graduate Certificate are credited to the Diploma.
You must complete all of the following subjects:
*Subject names and structure may change
The Graduate Certificate in Sports Management uses a teaching methodology that involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, and laboratory work. Examination formats may include objective structure practical examinations, theory papers, assignments and oral presentations.