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Management and Finance - Pre-Masters


Course Description

This advanced course aims to fully prepare you for studying a postgraduate degree, so that you can go on to achieve success at university, in your professional career and in the world.

What you will learn

You will study a combination of core and subject-specific modules that focus on teaching you the English language, study skills, employability and academic areas most relevant to your chosen degree at Sussex.

Focus on your career

We know that you may already be thinking about your future career, which is why we have integrated a careers element into our academic courses at the ISC. CareerAhead will guide you towards making the right choices and give you the tools you need to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.

Your assessment

We will assess your progress regularly to ensure you are on track to complete your course successfully, so that you can go on to study your chosen degree at Sussex. You’ll participate in exams, seminar discussions, group projects, presentations and essays as part of your overall assessment.

Management and Finance

You will study the core modules listed below, as well as some subject-specific modules.
-Academic English Skills
-Academic and Employability Skills for Management and Finance*
-Business Environment‡
-Business Management†
-Finance, Investment and Quantitative Methods†
-Research Skills for Management & Finance
-Strategy†

* Core module for one-semester course only.
† Subject-specific modules for both the one and two semester course.
‡ Subject-specific module for one semester course only.

Visit the Management and Finance - Pre-Masters page on the University of Sussex website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

Chancellor's Masters Scholarship (2017) - 20+ Awards

The University is delighted to offer up to 100 £5,000 Masters scholarships to attract the most talented students to study at Sussex. The scholarships are available on a competitive basis to UK, EU and non-EU students who have accepted a full-time place on a Masters course at Sussex in 2017 and who have, or who expect to achieve, a first-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK higher education institution or who have, or who expect to achieve, the equivalent of an undergraduate honours degree with the highest grades from a university within the European Union.Type of award: Taught full-time MastersAward amount: £5,000Eligible Masters courses:All full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex are eligible (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM) excluding the following courses:- Postgraduate diplomas (including Common Professional Examination (CPE), Law and Economics)
- LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)
- Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving a bursary)
- PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
- MA degrees in IDS apart from MA Gender and Development
- Masters degrees at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (However, joint Masters degrees and the joint PG Diploma in Physician Associate Studies are eligible)
- In addition, masters students funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding) are not eligible.Selection for a scholarship:Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of previous or current academic performance and future potential. The selectors will pay careful attention to the information you provide in the Scholarship application form.Timetable:The application deadline is 1st August 2017.Scholarships will be awarded in a number of separate rounds in April, June and August and successful applicants will be notified after each round. If you are not immediately successful in being awarded a scholarship, but meet the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be re-considered in the following allocation round alongside any new applications. The final allocation will be after the August deadline, with all remaining decisions notified then.Contact details:If you have any questions regarding the scheme please email: [email protected]

Value of Scholarship(s)

£5,000 Masters scholarships

Eligibility

- All applicants (UK, EU and non-EU) who either hold or expect to achieve a first-class undergraduate honours degree from any UK higher education institution or who hold or expect to achieve an excellent undergraduate degree from a university within the European Union (see attached table for criteria) are eligible;- You must apply for an eligible Masters course (see list below) and receive and accept an offer by 1 August 2017 (applications received after 1 August may be considered if all available awards have not been allocated);- You must meet all the University's general entrance requirements.

Application Procedure

You should apply online for an eligible full-time Masters course via the University's postgraduate application system in time to receive an offer of a place by 1 August 2017 (applications received after 1 August may be considered if all available awards have not been allocated).You should complete the Chancellor's Masters Scholarship application form by 1 August. We cannot consider the scholarship application until an offer has been received and accepted for an eligible Masters course.If you are still studying for your degree you do not need to wait for your final classification before applying. Applications will be considered on the strength of current performance and, if successful, the award of the scholarship can be made conditional upon you achieving the required degree classification later in the summer.

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/view/711


(Scholarship)

Sussex India Scholarships (2017) - 20+ Awards

As part of a wider initiative to invest in excellence, the University of Sussex is delighted to offer scholarships worth £3,500 for all overseas fee paying students from India admitted to start an eligible Masters course in September 2017.Type of award: Taught full-time MastersAward amount: £3,500Eligibility:In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be a national of India, be a self-financing student and have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2017. You must meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship.The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes) excluding the following courses:- Postgraduate diplomas
- Graduate Entry LLB
- Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Economics
- Masters degrees in Social Work
- Social Work post qualifying Masters degrees
- PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
- MA degrees in IDS apart from the MA Gender and Development
- LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)
- Pre-Masters degrees and diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex.The scholarship is available only to self-financing students. If your tuition fees are funded by an external funding body you will not be eligible to receive the scholarship.The scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship funded by the University of Sussex. If you have been offered any other Sussex scholarship and wish to accept this award, you will need to decline the other scholarship or vice versa.Timetable:The deadline to receive an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration is 1 August 2017. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the deadline.Further information:If you accept a Sussex India Scholarship you may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page).Contact details:If you have any queries please email: [email protected]

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500 for all overseas fee paying students from India

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be a national of India, be a self-financing student and have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2017. You must meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship.

Application Procedure

You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University's PG Apply online application system.It will be possible to register for the scholarship from January 2017. If you are made an offer of a place and are eligible for the scholarship, you will need to register your interest via PG Apply as part of the acceptance process from January. If you have received an offer, you will be notified by email as soon as the declaration is available. You must submit this declaration by 1 August 2017 in order to receive the scholarship.The scholarship will be awarded automatically as a tuition fee reduction to eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.Scholarship information will be included in your CAS for your visa, so please register your interest in the scholarship before you receive your CAS from the Admissions Office. If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office: [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/view/714


(Scholarship)

Sussex Malaysia Scholarships (2017) - 20+ Awards

As part of a wider initiative to invest in excellence, the University of Sussex is delighted to offer scholarships worth £3,500 for all overseas fee paying students from Malaysia admitted to start an eligible Masters course in September 2017.Type of award: Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction.Award amount: £3,500Eligibility:The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes) excluding the following courses:- Postgraduate diplomas
- Graduate Entry LLB
- Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Economics
- Masters degrees in Social Work
- Social Work post qualifying Masters degrees
- PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
- MA degrees in IDS apart from the MA Gender and Development
- LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)
- Pre-Masters degrees and diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex.The scholarship is available only to self-financing students. If your tuition fees are funded by an external funding body you will not be eligible to receive the scholarship.The scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship funded by the University of Sussex. If you have been offered any other Sussex scholarship and wish to accept this award, you will need to decline the other scholarship or vice versa.Timetable:The deadline to receive an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration is 1 August 2017. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the deadline.Further information:If you accept a Sussex Malaysia Scholarship you will be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page).Contact details:If you have any queries please email: [email protected]

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500 for all overseas fee paying students from Malaysia

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be a national of Malaysia, be a self-financing student and have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2017. You must meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course. If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship.

Application Procedure

You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University's PG Apply online application system.It will be possible to register for the scholarship from January 2017. If you are made an offer of a place and are eligible for the scholarship, you will need to register your interest via PG Apply as part of the acceptance process from January. If you have received an offer, you will be notified by email as soon as the declaration is available. You must submit this declaration by 1 August 2017 in order to receive the scholarship.The scholarship will be awarded automatically as a tuition fee reduction to eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.Scholarship information will be included in your CAS for your visa, so please register your interest in the scholarship before you receive your CAS from the Admissions Office. If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office: [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/view/715


(Scholarship)

Sussex Nigeria Scholarships (2017) - 20+ Awards

As part of a wider initiative to invest in excellence, the University of Sussex is delighted to offer scholarships to overseas fee paying students from Nigeria admitted to start an eligible Masters course in September 2017.The scholarship is worth £3,500 for applicants that meet the eligibility criteria and will be awarded as a fee reduction upon registering at Sussex.For applicants holding/expecting to achieve a First Class degree, equivalent to a British Bachelors Honours degree from a Higher Education Institution in Nigeria, the award will automatically be enhanced to £5,000.Type of award: Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction.Award amount: Up to £5,000Eligibility:The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes) excluding the following courses:- Postgraduate diplomas
- Graduate Entry LLB
- Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Economics
- Masters degrees in Social Work
- Social Work post qualifying Masters degrees
- PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
- MA degrees in IDS apart from the MA Gender
- LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)
- Pre-Masters degrees and diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex.The scholarship is available only to self-financing students. If your tuition fees are funded by an external funding body you will not be eligible to receive the scholarship.The scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship funded by the University of Sussex. If you have been offered any other Sussex scholarship and wish to accept this award, you will need to decline the other scholarship or vice versa.Timetable:The deadline to receive an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration is 1 August 2017. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the deadline.Further information:If you accept a Sussex Nigeria Scholarship you may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page).Contact details:If you have any queries please email: [email protected]

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500 to overseas fee paying students from Nigeria

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be a national of Nigeria, be a self-financing student and have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2017. You must meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course. If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship. To receive the enhanced award, you will be required to provide evidence of your First Class degree from a recognised institution in Nigeria.

Application Procedure

You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University's PG Apply online application system.It will be possible to register for the scholarship from January 2017. If you are made an offer of a place and are eligible for the scholarship, you will need to register your interest via PG Apply as part of the acceptance process from January. If you have received an offer, you will be notified by email as soon as the declaration is available. You must submit this declaration by 1 August 2017 in order to receive the scholarship.The scholarship will be awarded automatically as a tuition fee reduction to eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.Scholarship information will be included in your CAS for your visa, so please register your interest in the scholarship before you receive your CAS from the Admissions Office. If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office: [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/view/717


(Scholarship)

Sussex Pakistan Scholarships (2017) - 20+ Awards

As part of a wider initiative to invest in excellence, the University of Sussex is delighted to offer scholarships worth £3,500 for all overseas fee paying students from Pakistan admitted to start an eligible Masters course in September 2017.Type of award: Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction.Award amount: £3,500Eligibility:The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes) excluding the following courses:- Postgraduate diplomas
- Graduate Entry LLB
- Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law
- Graduate Diploma in Economics
- Masters degrees in Social Work
- Social Work post qualifying Masters degrees
- PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
- MA degrees in IDS apart from the MA Gender
- LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)
- Pre-Masters degrees and diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex.The scholarship is available only to self-financing students. If your tuition fees are funded by an external funding body you will not be eligible to receive the scholarship.The scholarship cannot be combined with any other scholarship funded by the University of Sussex. If you have been offered any other Sussex scholarship and wish to accept this award, you will need to decline the other scholarship or vice versa.Timetable:The deadline to receive an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration is 1 August 2017. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the deadline.Further information:If you accept a Sussex Pakistan Scholarship you may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page).Contact details:If you have any queries please email: [email protected]

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500 for all overseas fee paying students from Pakistan

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be a national of Pakistan, be a self-financing student and have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2017. You must meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course. If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship.

Application Procedure

You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University's PG Apply online application system.It will be possible to register for the scholarship from January 2017. If you are made an offer of a place and are eligible for the scholarship, you will need to register your interest via PG Apply as part of the acceptance process from January. If you have received an offer, you will be notified by email as soon as the declaration is available. You must submit this declaration by 1 August 2017 in order to receive the scholarship.The scholarship will be awarded automatically as a tuition fee reduction to eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.Scholarship information will be included in your CAS for your visa, so please register your interest in the scholarship before you receive your CAS from the Admissions Office. If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office: [email protected]

Further Information

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/fees-and-scholarships/scholarships/view/716



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07 December 2016

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