University of Chester

University of Chester


This programme is open to students from all disciplinary backgrounds. The programme combines short intensive blocks of study designed to orientate students to the business world and equip them with business and management skills, with 2 extended paid work placements (20 weeks each) during which students will gain work experience and also complete a defined business project for the host companies. Basing the programme around the work setting will help ensure that participating students can maximise the opportunities to showcase their talents and thus enhance their employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours degree, not necessarily in a business-related subject, but must demonstrate very sound business acumen, which will be judged by the application, CV (essential) and interview.

Course modules

Modules include: Self-review and negotiation of learning; skills and approaches for work based learning; the organisational environment; designing practitioner research; triple negotiated experiential learning (the placement projects) modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Coursework, the major components of which will be submission of 2 consultancy project reports, based upon the 2 extended work placements.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 calendar years
PgDip Full-time - 1 calendar years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Parkgate Road Campus Chester CH1 4BJ North West

Key information

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