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Bath Spa University

Business and Management Masters (15 month)

This Masters Accelerator Programme is an intensive course for international students, that will enable you to meet the academic and language requirements for successful postgraduate study. You’ll have the opportunity to study a range of specified business subjects and develop the essential skills needed for your intended Master's degree.

Maximise your experience studying in the UK, with our dedicated team, supportive tutorial style, cultural field visits and open door policy.

Our students achieve excellent pass rates – 100% of last year's students progressed to the MA in Business and Management.

On the Masters Accelerator Programme, you’ll be provided with the tools you need to research and study successfully at postgraduate level in Business. As an international student, you’ll significantly refine your English skills and increase your confidence through academic reading, speaking and writing.

Additionally, you’ll develop essential independent research abilities that will support you through your MA, and enable you to apply business theories to case studies. You’ll complete the programme with an ‘Independent Research Project’. This will raise your awareness of global issues, building your understanding and helping you develop as a socially engaged global citizen.

You’ll gain the confidence and essential skills you need to progress and succeed on your MA in Business and Management.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our postgraduate courses vary. We are generally looking for a good honours degree or equivalent. Some courses also require an interview or the submission of a portfolio of work.

Please contact our admissions team for more information.

Course modules

Part one
You’ll study: English for Postgraduate Study; Research Methods for Postgraduate Study; Principles of Business and Management; Independent Research Project; and Business Strategy.

Part two
You’ll study: English for Postgraduate Study; Independent Research Project; Business Strategy; and International Business.

You’ll be taught in small class sizes through a blend of lectures, seminars, and one-on-one tutorials both in person and on Skype. Classes are engaging and interactive – tutors use videos, group work, debates and in-class activities alongside required readings.

The programme consists of 24 hours per week of contact time with experienced tutors and includes:

  • 4 hours of English skills for postgraduate study;
  • 16 hours of academic subject seminars and lectures; and
  • 2 hours of personal and academic tutorials.

Assessment methods

You’ll be assessed in a number of ways, including group and individual presentations, essays, quizzes, exams and an independent research report. Attendance and participation will count towards your overall grade.



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Masters Full-time £ 13,600 (Whole course) Home/EU 15 Months
Masters Full-time £ 16,700 (Whole course) International 15 Months

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