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  Work Based and Integrative Studies (WBIS) MA/MSc/MBA


Online University of Chester    Work Based Learning

Part time See Course MA, MBA, MSc 2-4 years part-time
Business & Management (5) Education (11)

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Unleash your potential with the Work Based and Integrative Studies (WBIS) MA/MSc/MBA programme. This part-time course values workplace learning, allowing you to earn academic rewards for your professional expertise. Tailored for part-time learners, the course offers a flexible study approach, enabling you to learn while you work. With a focus on individual pathways, you can select modules in coaching, teaching, negotiation, business, leadership, and more to meet your personal and professional development needs. The blended learning experience includes workshops, online tuition, and work-based projects, ensuring a practical and engaging learning journey. Assessment methods are diverse, including reflective assignments and presentations, with no formal exams. The programme is ideal for professionals seeking career enhancement, with employers noting significant business benefits from participants. Entry requirements include a first degree for most applicants, while strategic workplace professionals without a degree can take a diagnostic module. For the WBIS MBA, relevant managerial experience at a strategic level is expected. Embrace the opportunity to grow and excel in your field with WBIS.

About the course

This course offers part-time, negotiable study that values workplace learning, recognising your expertise in your chosen field, and will allow you to be rewarded for prior experiential learning. It is usually possible to commence studies throughout the academic year.

Course overview

Our WBIS course is ideal for part-time learners who are happy to learn in and through their workplace, with support from tutors who can help them to develop their professional practice in a way that enables them to receive academic reward for this.

Why study this course with us?

Our course will enable you to ‘learn while you earn’.

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Entry Requirements

Most applicants will already have a first degree; however, applicants who are operating at a high, strategic level in the workplace but do not possess a first degree will, on agreement with staff, be allowed to take a diagnostic module to assess their suitability for Master’s study. Applicants for the WBIS MBA are expected to be working at a strategic level and to possess several years of relevant managerial experience.


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