The Professional Development pathway enables you to build a bespoke and flexible CPD qualification based on your interests. You can choose units of study from a selected number of our Master's programmes, across a number of business-related disciplines to achieve this bespoke qualification.
Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a business-related subject. We will also consider your application if you have significant management experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.
There’s further information for international students on our international website if you’re applying with non-UK qualifications.
Optional units: 5u7z0044; academic and professional development; applied economic theory; behavioural economics and financial decision making; business analytics; business and performance management; business
psychology in action; contemporary issues in marketing strategy; corporate finance and strategy; corporate reporting and finance; corporate reputation and media management; creative advertising;
critical reflections on self as leader and leadership practice; developing skills for business leadership; economic and quantitative analysis; emerging technologies for the enterprise; employment resourcing, relations and law;
ethics, responsibility and equality; financial economics and the banking crisis; financial planning and wealth management; HR in context; HR policy and practice; integrated marketing communications planning and control;
international and comparative HRM; international brand strategy; international corporate reporting and governance;
international environment; international strategy and management; key debates in contemporary international relations; leadership and management in PR; leading, managing and developing people; logistics and supply chain
concepts and practices; management practice; management research report (HRM); organisational learning and knowledge management; performance and reward; place development theory and practice; place intelligence and forecasting; policy for sustainable development; principles of place leadership, governance and partnership development; principles of place management, marketing and branding; project management concepts and practices;
project management organisation and systems; public relations theory and strategy; strategic information systems and technology; strategic learning, coaching and talent development; strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship; sustainable leadership for the future; taxation and retirement planning.
All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 1,410 (Year 1)||Home/EU||8 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 2,400 (Year 1)||Channel Islands||16 Months|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 2,400 (Year 1)||International||16 Months|
|MSc||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 2,400 (Year 1)||Channel Islands||2 Years|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 1,410 (Year 1)||Home/EU||16 Months|
|MSc||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 2,400 (Year 1)||International||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 1,410 (Year 1)||Home/EU||2 Years|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 2,400 (Year 1)||Channel Islands||8 Months|
|Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert||Part-time block-release||September 2017||GBP 2,400 (Year 1)||International||8 Months|
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