Prospectus 2020/2021 qa.ulster.ac.uk - Ulster University London & Birmingham

 
Prospectus 2020/2021 qa.ulster.ac.uk - Ulster University London & Birmingham
Prospectus
Branch Campus

2020/2021
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Prospectus 2020/2021 qa.ulster.ac.uk - Ulster University London & Birmingham
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      Contents
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                                                         4 Welcome to Ulster University                                     34	Pre-Masters courses
                                                         6 We are Ulster University                                         38 Your pathway to a full-time Masters
                                                         8 Your future career starts here                                   56	Postgraduate courses
                                                         10 A global welcome                                                58 Masters with Advanced Practice
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                                                         12 London Branch Campus                                            74 Evening and weekend study
                                                         14 Birmingham Branch Campus                                        76 Fees and funding
                                                         16 Your home from home                                             78 How to apply: UK and EU applicants
                                                         18 Your learning experience                                        80	How to apply: International
                                                         20 Here to support you                                                    applicants
                                                         ----------------------------------------------------------------   82 Useful contacts
                                                         22	Pre-Sessional English                                          83 Disclaimer
                                                         26	Undergraduate courses

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Welcome
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to Ulster University.
It is our people and
their successes that
truly set us apart.
Welcome to Ulster – a                This prospectus will give you a
university that places ambition      flavour of life at our London and
at the heart of everything to        Birmingham branch campuses;
create the most rewarding            the unique student experience,
student experience possible.         central locations and stimulating
                                     learning environments where
It is our people and their           you can pursue your ambitions.
successes that truly set us apart.                                                                  Ulster University will provide
                                     Whatever your aspirations                                      you with an opportunity to
We are renowned for                  today, our learning experience
our teaching excellence,                                                                            think outside the box and
                                     stretches minds, embraces
underpinned by world-leading         challenge and strives for the
                                                                                                    challenge yourself. Dedication
research. Your learning              inconceivable, to shape the                                    and determination are the keys
is directly influenced by            artists, engineers, scientists and                             to success, but it’s the overall
distinguished experts making         entrepreneurs of tomorrow.                                     Ulster University experience and
pioneering breakthroughs, the                                                                       outstanding support that will
benefits of which are felt far and   Be a part of our extraordinary                                 provide you with the confidence
wide.                                story.                                                         and tools to succeed.*
                                                                                                    *Quote not relative to featured imagery
Our strong collaboration with        I look forward to welcoming
industry is reflected in our         you.                                 Paul Bartholomew
dynamic course portfolio,                                                 Interim Vice Chancellor
meeting new and emerging             With best wishes,                                              Fatima Amjad – Saudi Arabia
sector demands to ensure                                                                                MSc International Business
industry-relevant programmes
producing work-ready
graduates.

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                                                                                We are renowned for the student           Personal experience and great
                                                                                experience we offer. From great           opportunities
                                                                                teaching to first class resources and     With smaller class sizes and regular
                                                                                facilities, all within a welcoming and    one-to-one time with your tutors, our
                                                                                supportive learning environment,          London and Birmingham campuses
                                                                                you will receive a ‘uniquely Ulster’      provide a personal and beneficial
                                                                                experience that will help you to fulfil   study environment. You will be situated
                                                                                your potential.                           in one of the UK’s fastest growing
                                                                                                                          business communities, meaning you
                                                                                Great teaching                            will be open to more networking
                                                                                Ulster strives to deliver an excellent    opportunities than anywhere else in
                                                                                student experience in every way. We       the UK.
                                                                                are renowned for the quality of our
                                                                                teaching, which is enhanced by            Accessible education
                                                                                world-class research.3                    Ulster is committed to widening

We are Ulster
                                                                                                                          participation and access to higher
                                                                                Career-focused                            education. At the heart of this is the
                                                                                Over 94%2 of Ulster graduates are in      principle that education should be
                                                                                work or further study six months after

University.
                                                                                                                          available to all those with the ability to
                                                                                graduation – one of the best rates in     benefit from it.
                                                                                the UK. Our courses are developed
                                                                                with employer and professional body       We consider a range of qualifications,
                                                                                input, ensuring that you graduate         learning credits, informal learning and
                                                                                ‘work-ready’ and with the skills and      prior work experience to assess your
                                                                                knowledge that employers need.            ability to study your chosen course.

                                                                                Ulster welcome                            Affordable learning
                                                                                The friendliness and support we offer     Undergraduate or postgraduate
                                                                                will ensure you feel at home, making      study can be a significant financial
                                                                                your transition to university life in     commitment but our courses are
                                                                                London or Birmingham easy.                competitively priced to ensure good
                                                                                Our campuses provide an inclusive         value for money. Ulster’s courses
                                                                                learning environment, welcoming           represent an excellent investment in
                                             94%                                learners from all backgrounds.            your future career.

WE RECRUIT INTERNATIONAL         OF GRADUATES IN WORK         OVER 200,000
  STUDENTS FROM OVER                OR FURTHER STUDY         ALUMNI WORLDWIDE
    100 COUNTRIES                     within six months of
     ACROSS THE GLOBE                     graduating
                                   (DLHE Survey, 2016/17)

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Your future
career starts
here.
                                                         At Ulster, we don’t just provide you with a first   Career planning
                                                         rate education, we also prepare you for life        Our Careers and Employability Service offers
                                                         after graduation.                                   friendly and impartial advice to help you plan your
                                                                                                             career, as well as helping you to develop your
                                                         Our learning experience is career-focused and       employability skills. The Careers and Employability
                                                         relevant, offering you a range of opportunities     Service offers face-to-face, email and telephone
                                                         to enhance your CV and stand out to potential       advice, they will also be on hand to support you
                                                         employers. This ensures that when you leave         from your first day of enrolment right through to
                                                         us, you do so with the knowledge, skills and        graduation and beyond.
                                                         confidence to make your mark in a competitive
                                                         job market.                                         How you can benefit from the Careers
                                                                                                             and Employability Service:
                                                         Teaching excellence                                 • One-to-one and group guidance sessions for
                                                         The quality of our teaching ensures that your          students on topics such as;
                                                         learning experience is of the highest academic          ― Strategies for organising work experience
                                                         standard. Our programmes are regularly                    and getting internships.
                                                         reviewed and we constantly monitor the                  ― Information on career options based on
                                                         changing employment market to ensure you                  your course of study.
                                                         attain the relevant knowledge, skills and               ― Guidance and information on what
                                                         professional qualifications to excel in your              employers look for in applications.
                                                         future career. Many of our academic staff               ― Effective networking.
                                                         have industry experience, which shapes and          • Campus-based Careers and Employability
                                                         informs the teaching you receive at Ulster.            events with prospective employers.
                                                         Professional accreditation                          • Webinars and seminars on specific
                                                         Most of our degree programmes are developed            employability topics.
                                                         in collaboration with industry and professional     • CV and job application advice and checking.
                                                         bodies. Many offer an additional professional       • Interview skills including phone interviews and
                                                         qualification* or accreditation, something you         opportunities to practice interviews.
                                                         will find invaluable once you graduate and are      • Advice on further study options and
                                                         applying for jobs.                                     applications.

                                                         *Dependent on module selection and performance       FIND OUT MORE

                                                                                                              qa.ulster.ac.uk/careers

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A global
welcome
If you live outside of the UK, and are considering
studying here, we can offer you a range of
programmes delivered in modern, exciting and
dynamic study locations.

Ulster experience
Our international reputation for excellence in
teaching and research makes us a leading UK
education provider1. Students from all around the
world have chosen to study at Ulster and gain a
highly valued degree. The Ulster experience not
only offers you academic excellence, but you will
also be part of a friendly and welcoming university,
committed to providing you with a quality student
experience.

Home to diverse communities within the UK’s two
largest cities, our locations offer great leisure and
accommodation opportunities. You will also benefit
from excellent teaching, student support, learning
facilities and a range of extra-curricular activities to
enhance your student experience.
                                                           If I could sum up the Ulster
Support                                                    University experience in three
Our dedicated international team will provide you          words, I would describe it as:
with advice on our courses, assistance with your           fresh, friendly and supportive.
application and information about life at Ulster. You      The relatively small learning
will have the opportunity to participate in a wide         community means that I
variety of events organised for international students     can often book one-to-one
on campus throughout your time with us. You will also      appointments with my tutors
be encouraged to get to know other Ulster students         and I can easily get help or
through engagement with our Student Activities             advice if I need it.*
Association (SAA). Our Student Services team are           *Quote not relative to featured imagery
also on hand to help you with any problems.

  FIND OUT MORE
                                                                 Mohamed Said – Egypt
  qa.ulster.ac.uk/international                                 MSc International Business

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     A taste
                                                         Right in the heart of the city, in historic Holborn, our
                                                         London campus is housed within a beautiful red-brick
                                                         building dating back to the 1800s. Recently refurbished,
                                                         the campus provides you with an excellent environment in
                                                         which to study and socialise, adding to your overall student
                                                         experience.

				of London
                                                         Our campus has a bright, contemporary recreation area with
                                                         microwaves, vending machines, PCs and comfy sofas. Our
                                                         Student Services facility is conveniently located on campus
                                                         and we have dedicated support staff who can help answer
                                                         questions from finance and accommodation to questions about
                                                         the city itself.

                                                         Just down the road at 7-15 Rosebery Avenue is our Student
                                                         Hub. Split across 2 floors, it has been decked out with the 21st
                                                         century learner in mind, equipped with modern technology and
                                                         furnishings to give students a relaxed and informal space to
                                                         study and socialise in. It also includes:

                                                              •    Student PCs, printing services and lockers
                                                              •    Social/breakout space
                                                              •    IT and learning space
                                                              •    Dedicated careers and employability area
                                                              •    ACE team area

                                                         Attractions to life in London
                                                         Just minutes away from Chancery Lane and Farringdon tube
                                                         stations you will be within walking distance of many iconic
                                                         London institutions and attractions; from world famous museums
                                                         and libraries to top restaurants and bars.

                                                         Situated in zone 1, this central London location is just a 30
                                                         minute walk or a short tube journey from Oxford Street and
                                                         Regent Street, as well as world-famous attractions such as
                                                         Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square, Hyde Park, Buckingham
                                                         Palace, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Attractions also
                                                         include the London Eye and the theatre district, Soho and the
                                                         historic financial borough.

                                                         You will be perfectly placed to take advantage of all that
                                                         London has to offer, from its thriving international community, to
                                                         the professional community where you can use the skills you’ve
                                                         learnt with us to grow your prospects and shape your future.

                                                         As a student at the University you may also be entitled to
                                                         discounted travel of up to 30% off the price of adult-rate
                                                         Travelcards and Bus & Tram Pass season tickets.

                                                          FIND OUT MORE

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A taste of
                       Birmingham                        Located in the prominent Centre City building, our friendly
                                                         Birmingham campus offers modern teaching facilities
                                                         and experienced staff, ensuring it is geared towards your
                                                         learning needs.

                                                         In addition to an on-site library, the Birmingham branch campus
                                                         is close to Europe’s largest regional library, the new Library of
                                                         Birmingham, where you will be eligible for membership. The
                                                         campus also provides numerous designated computer and IT
                                                         research areas with free Wi-Fi.

                                                         Our on-site Careers Service can also assist you with writing your
                                                         CV and covering letters, help you to prepare for interviews and
                                                         provide you with information about graduate vacancies, fairs,
                                                         forums and other networking opportunities.

                                                         The Birmingham experience
                                                         With a student population of more than 65,000, Birmingham
                                                         has an eclectic social scene, making it one of the best places in
                                                         the UK to be a student. You will be just minutes away from the
                                                         recently refurbished New Street rail station, the city’s famous
                                                         shopping centres, restaurants and canal-side bars.

                                                         With many businesses moving to Birmingham, it is a truly exciting
                                                         time to choose this city as your place of study.

                                                         On top of this, Birmingham is the top-performing UK city in
                                                         the Small Business Index 2019, so you’ll be embedded within
                                                         the fastest growing entrepreneurial community in the country,
                                                         meaning you’ll be perfectly placed for part-time work and
                                                         internship opportunities.

                                                          FIND OUT MORE

                                                           qa.ulster.ac.uk/birmingham

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                                                         Your home
                                                                                               from home
                                                         It’s a big step moving to a new city or country              To help you get settled as smoothly as possible,
                                                         to study. We understand that living away from                we partner with reputable student accommodation
                                                         home is a big part of the student experience                 providers, who can offer you further options for
                                                         and we appreciate the need for you to find the               finding accommodation while studying with us.
                                                         perfect place to live.
                                                                                                                      Our accommodation partners are available to
                                                         There are lots of different factors to consider when         assist you with all your accommodation queries
                                                         choosing where to live during your studies.                  about living in either London or Birmingham.*

                                                         How to arrange your accommodation
                                                         Finding the right accommodation for you may seem             *Please note, your accommodation contract is with the
                                                                                                                      accommodation provider and not with Ulster University or QA.
                                                         like a daunting task, especially if this is the first time
                                                         you will be living independently or living in the UK.

                                                         Here are a few questions you should ask
                                                         yourself when making your decision:

                                                         •    How much is the rent?                                   •     What is the local area like and what local
                                                         •    Where is it in relation to                                    facilities and amenities are available?
                                                              the campus?                                             •     What is the booking process?
                                                         •    How long will it take me to get to classes and          •     Is there a deposit to pay?
                                                              to get home?                                            •     How long is the accommodation booked for?
                                                         •    How many people will I share facilities (e.g.           •     Is it catered or self-catered?
                                                              kitchen, bathrooms etc.) with?
                                                                                                                      •     Where are the nearest shops for all those last
                                                         •    Are bills included in the rent                                minute groceries?
                                                              or might there be extra monthly costs?
                                                                                                                      •     How much will it cost me to travel to my
                                                         •    Can I meet the housemates first?                              classes?
                                                         •    How do I pay my rent and when is it due?
                                                                                                                          FIND OUT MORE

                                                                                                                        qa.ulster.ac.uk/accommodation
                                                                                                                         +44 (0)121 314 4531

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Your
learning
experience
We believe that everyone who has the ability                Successful completion of our undergraduate and
should have the opportunity to study at                     postgraduate courses requires significant additional
university and we are strongly committed to                 personal study time, but the reward is worth the
your learning experience. We are proud to be                effort.
one of the top 10 entrepreneurial universities1
and awarded the most improved student                       Lectures, seminars and tutorials
experience in the UK.2                                      Teaching is delivered through lectures, seminars
                                                            and tutorials. Lectures are formal teaching sessions,
Ulster recognises that flexibility and convenience          often with a larger group of students. Seminars,
are important when it comes to your learning                which usually provide a form of follow-up to
journey. That is why we offer a range of                    lectures, take place in smaller groups and are often
opportunities at a variety of levels to suit your           used to promote group discussion about a specific
lifestyle.                                                  topic. In tutorials, a small number of students meet
                                                            with a tutor to discuss work and to raise points of
Academic year                                               particular interest or difficulty.
Teaching is split into two or three semesters for
most students (shorter courses may run for one).            Assessments
Each semester comprises 12 weeks of teaching                You will be assessed at each stage of your course.
followed by an exam period. Students will typically         The purpose of assessment is to provide you with
study three modules in each semester (18 modules            feedback on your progress and to further develop
of study make up a standard three-year degree               course content and teaching. Your learning will be
programme).                                                 assessed in the most appropriate way for each
                                                            subject.
To allow you to balance your academic studies
with your personal life, you have the option to
choose to study full-time during the evening and
weekends* for postgraduate study (see page 74).

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             Times Higher Education 2016             Open to UK and EU nationals only.
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                                                         Here to
                                                         support you
                                                         Life as a student is exciting, but it can also be demanding and you may face personal challenges
                                                         along the way. That’s where the Student Support teams can assist. We offer a range of services to
                                                         help you cope, allowing you to make the most of your time at university.
                                                         Student Support                       can help with additional study      Student finance
                                                         The University’s Student              needs, provide guidance on          We believe that the overall
                                                         Services and Student Welfare          funding for disability support,     Ulster experience offers
                                                         teams are always available            and recommend any other             excellent value for money and is
                                                         to make sure that everything          reasonable adjustments              a great investment in your future.
                                                         goes as smoothly as possible.         required.                           However, understanding the
                                                         We work hard to ensure you                                                way funding and finances work
                                                         have a fantastic and fulfilling       Health and wellbeing                can be quite challenging so our
                                                         experience at Ulster, regardless      It is important to look after       Student Finance team are on
                                                         of how your circumstances may         yourself at university, both        hand to advise you on
                                                         change during your studies.           physically and emotionally.         financial matters.
                                                                                               Our Student Welfare team
                                                         Our Student Support teams are         can also provide guidance
                                                         ready to help with everything         and support on academic
                                                         from health and disability, to        issues, coping with stress, or
                                                         counselling and faith issues.         family or relationship problems.
                                                                                               Appointments with a trained
                                                         Accessibility                         counsellor can be arranged
                                                         If you have a disability or           quickly and conveniently. Our
                                                         medical condition please              services ensure that all students
                                                         get in touch as soon as you           have the know-how to keep
                                                         apply for a place at Ulster.          themselves safe and healthy
                                                         Our Student Welfare team              while studying with us.

                                                          FIND OUT MORE                      qa.ulster.ac.uk/student-support
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                                                         Life and
                                                         Learning
                                                         As an international student, the academic and student life of
                                                         your home country is likely to be very different to studying
                                                         here. To leave you best placed to grasp the opportunities
                                                         that come with studying in the UK, the Pre-Sessional English
                                                         will introduce you to British culture and provide a great
                                                         understanding of university systems, services and facilities.

                                                         Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk/pse for more information about our
                                                         Pre-Sessional English.

Pre-Sessional at
                                                          Faculty

                                                             Campus location

                                                           Mode of attendance

                                                          Start Date

Ulster University
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Pre-Sessional
 Pre-Sessional

  Business School                                                                             London              Full-time classroom
                                                                                                                     Full-time: Classroom                                               January, May and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       September

Pre-Sessional Standard                                 Pre-Sessional Plus                                     OVERVIEW                                                   CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS
                                                                                                              The Pre-Sessional programmes are designed for              Successful completion of this programme will
                                                                                                              students who have a conditional offer to study with        guarantee you entry to your target course with
                                                                                                              Ulster University, but have not yet met the English        an English language requirements of IELTS 6.0 or
LEVEL OF STUDY:                                        LEVEL OF STUDY:
                                                                                                              language requirements of their chosen course.              equivalent.
Pre-Sessional                                          Pre-Sessional
                                                                                                              This full-time programme will develop your English         Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
DURATION:                                              DURATION:                                              language skills, improve your academic study
7 weeks                                                11 weeks                                                                                                          up-to-date information.
                                                                                                              skills; reading, writing, listening and speaking skills,
ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                    ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                    introduce yourself to British culture and developing
Coursework, presentation and exams                     Coursework, presentation and exams                     your understanding of university customs, services and
                                                                                                              facilities.
DELIVERY METHODS:                                      DELIVERY METHODS:
Lectures, seminars, tutorials, directed study, guest   Lectures, seminars, tutorials, directed study, guest   You will gain essential academic skills:
lectures, project work, group work                     lectures, project work, group work                     • Academic writing
2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                              2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                              • Referencing and citation
The academic entry requirement of your target          The academic entry requirement of your target          • Reading techniques
course applies.                                        course applies.                                        • Listening and note taking
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                         ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                         • Grammar and vocabulary
IELTS 5.5 with a maximum of one band score             IELTS 5.0 with a maximum of one band score             • Communication and discussion
at 5.0 (no band scores under 5.0 therefore             at 4.5 (no band scores under 4.5 therefore
                                                                                                              • Using the internet for study
acceptable), or equivalent.                            acceptable), or equivalent.
                                                                                                              • Using the university library
2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                   2020/21 TUITION FEE:
                                                                                                              • Adapt to British Culture
                                      London                                                 London
 International                        £1,200           International                        £2,400

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                                                         Prepare yourself
                                                         for greatness
                                                         BSc undergraduate degree courses at our branch campuses
                                                         are designed for school leavers and mature students alike.

                                                         We specialise in business related degrees, boasting an
                                                         industry experienced faculty with a strong focus on career
                                                         opportunities and employability. Our degrees provide an
                                                         ideal launch pad into relevant and engaging careers as well
                                                         as a platform onto further study at postgraduate level.

                                                         Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk/ug for more information about our
                                                         undergraduate courses.

Undergraduate
                                                          Faculty

                                                             Campus location

                                                           Mode of attendance

                                                          Start Date

courses at
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Accounting and
Management*
  BSc Hons

UCAS code: 79N6 London (V)

   Business School                                                                          London             Full-time: classroom                                                                                                 September

 LEVEL OF STUDY:                                      OVERVIEW                                           PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION                                                 EXAMPLE MODULES
 Undergraduate, FHEQ level 6                          The BSc Hons Accounting and Management             The course gives an opportunity to secure                                  YEAR 1
                                                      creates the opportunity to progress your studies   exemptions, dependent on performance, for 9 of the                         ― Introductory Accounting
 DURATION:                                            within growing areas of professional services.     14 papers for the ACCA (Association of Chartered                           ― Academic, Professional and Managerial
 3 years                                                                                                 Certified Accountants) qualification.                                        Awareness
                                                      This course provides a comprehensive grounding
 ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                  in theory and practice, and an excellent
                                                                                                                                                                                    ― Financial Mathematics and Statistics
 Combination of coursework and examinations                                                              CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS                                             ― Business and the Economy
                                                      foundation to becoming a qualified Accountant.     This degree will provide you with an excellent basis                       ― Principles of Financial Accounting
 DELIVERY METHODS:                                    It provides an opportunity to secure exemptions    for pursuing a professional qualification with one                         ― Principles of Management Accounting
 Lectures and seminars                                from the major Professional Accountancy Bodies,    of the accountancy and management bodies. A                                All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
                                                      whilst keeping many options open to successful     qualified accountant may take up a position as
 2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                                                                               a practitioner providing audit, accountancy and                            YEAR 2
 Grades BCC at GCE Advanced Level                     graduates to pursue other careers involving
                                                      Accounting, Business and Finance.                  taxation services to a variety of businesses and                           ―   Financial Accounting
 (NARIC) GCSE Profile to include Grade B in                                                                                                                                         ―   Management Accounting
                                                                                                         individuals; a financial or management accountant
 Mathematics and English at Grade 4 (formally         You will have the opportunity to develop                                                                                      ―   Personal and Business Finance
                                                                                                         in a large commercial enterprise or within central
 C), or international equivalent. For those without   knowledge, skills and insight in the following                                                                                ―   Law for Accountants
                                                                                                         or local government, or a taxation specialist. A
 formal entry qualifications, applications will be    areas:                                                                                                                        ―   Career Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                         qualified manager may take up a position within a
 considered on the basis of experiential learning.    • The concepts and theories of accounting                                                                                     ―   Assurance and Risk Management
                                                                                                         large commercial enterprise, within central or local
 ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                         within a broad economic, legal, social and       government, as a management consultant or an                               All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

 IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5;             professional environment                         educationalist.
                                                                                                                                                                                    YEAR 3
 internal English language assessment available.      • The basic principles of auditing, investment,    The degree may, depending on classification                                ―   Modern Taxation
                                                        finance, taxation and their implications for     obtained, permit further study at postgraduate level.                      ―   Performance Management
 2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                   individuals, organisations, markets, societies                                                                              ―   Financial Reporting
                                       London           and other disciplines                            FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:                                               ―   Auditing
  International                        £11,000        • Alternative recognition rules and                 Student Finance*                                                         ―   Governance, Risk and Ethics
  UK/EU                                £9,250           valuation bases                                   Flexible payment plan**                                                  ―   Advanced Financial Management
                                                      • The recording, preparation, presentation and      Upfront payment discount**                                               All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

                                                        analysis of financial information                * Open to UK and EU nationals only.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Visit our online course prospectus at
                                                      • Business and financial information, technology   ** For self-financing students only.
                                                                                                                                                                                    qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                        and systems, and professional ethics                                                                                        up-to-date information.
                                                      • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of
                                                        accounting data.

                                                                                                         *This course is due for revalidation in summer 2020. Changes to the programme, including the course content and modules are
                                                                                                         anticipated. Please refer to the course pages on our website for the most up-to-date and accurate information. In the event of any
                                                                                                         changes we will notify applicants quickly and update the website at the earliest opportunity.
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Computing Systems
  BSc Hons

UCAS code: GL40 London (V)

   Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment                                          London                   Full-time: classroom                                                             September, January

 LEVEL OF STUDY:                                     OVERVIEW                                                   • The development of practical skills in software       EXAMPLE MODULES
 Undergraduate, FHEQ level 6                         The overall aim of the course is to provide a                development in a business/industrial context          YEAR 1
                                                     broadly based education in computing systems               • Developing key skills and competencies to support     ―   Mathematics for Computing
 DURATION:                                           that will produce graduates equipped to apply                the student’s progression into a career in the        ―   Software Development I
 3 years                                             best practice in software engineering to the                 software industry or further academic study.          ―   Professionalism and Entrepreneurship
 ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                 development of a wide range of information                                                                         ―   Systems Architecture
 Coursework only                                     systems in organisations. The course will also help        PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION                              ―   Database Systems
                                                     meet industry’s current shortage of high quality           Graduates from this course have been successful         ―   Human Computer Interaction
 DELIVERY METHODS:                                   graduates in computing, particularly those with            in gaining full membership of the British Computer      All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
 Seminars, lectures, tutorials and computer labs     software development skills.                               Society, the Chartered Institute for IT.
                                                                                                                                                                        YEAR 2
 2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                           The BSc Hons Computing Systems course                                                                              ―   Systems Security
                                                                                                                CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS
 Grades CCC at GCE Advanced Level (NARIC)            recognises that software development skills need                                                                   ―   Software Development II
                                                                                                                Upon graduation students will be eligible to embark
 GCSE Profile to include Grade 4 (formally           to be complemented with people and process                                                                         ―   Artificial Intelligence
                                                                                                                on a professional career in computing or to undertake
 C) in Mathematics and English Language,             related skills. Consequently people, process and                                                                   ―   Networks and Communications
                                                                                                                further study at Masters or PhD level.
 or international equivalent. For those without      professional practice are important topics within                                                                  ―   Dynamic Web Authoring
 formal entry qualifications, applications will be   modules of the course and allow the development            Career routes include:                                  ―   Systems Development
 considered on the basis of experiential learning.   of a broad base of skills appropriate to a software
                                                                                                                • Designing business-critical computer systems.         All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
                                                     engineer.
 ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                 • Providing consultancy on computing systems            YEAR 3
 IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5;          The research landscape within computing in recent            development.                                          ―   Project and Process Management
 internal English language assessment available.     years has seen topics come to the fore on security                                                                 ―   Mobile Technology
                                                                                                                • Managerial roles with responsibility for an
                                                     and the role of artificial intelligence in society, both                                                           ―   Web Applications Development
 2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                                                                             organisation’s computing resources.
                                                     of which feature in the programme.                                                                                 ―   Embedded Systems Design
                                       London                                                                   FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:                            ―   Computing Systems Project - 40 credits
                                                     You will have the opportunity to develop
  International                        £11,000       knowledge, skills and insight in the following areas:       Student Finance*                                      All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

  UK/EU                                £9,250                                                                    Flexible payment plan**                               Visit our online course prospectus at
                                                     • The theory and principles of programming and
                                                                                                                 Upfront payment discount**                            qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                       software engineering, computer hardware
                                                       and software technologies, and the role of               * Open to UK and EU nationals only.                     up-to-date information.
                                                                                                                ** For self-financing students only.
                                                       computing systems in organisations
                                                     • The ability to analyse computing problems and
                                                       formulate practical solutions to these problems,
                                                       coupled with the ability to critically evaluate the
                                                       approach and techniques used

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Computing Systems with
Diploma in Professional Practice
  BSc Hons

UCAS code: GL40 London (V)

   Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment                                         London                   Full-time: classroom                                                                 September, January

 LEVEL OF STUDY:                                     OVERVIEW                                                  • Developing key skills and competencies to support         EXAMPLE MODULES
 Undergraduate, FHEQ level 6                         The intent of Work Based Learning (WBL) is                  the student’s progression into a career in the            YEAR 1
                                                     significantly reflected in the programme learning           software industry or further academic study.              ―   Mathematics for Computing
 DURATION:                                           outcomes. During year 3 of this programme,                                                                            ―   Software Development I
 4 years                                             students will have the option to undertake a              PROFESSIONAL ACCREDITATION                                  ―   Professionalism and Entrepreneurship
                                                     placement year module, Professional Practice              Graduates from this course have been successful
 ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                                                                                                                                       ―   Systems Architecture
                                                     – Computing. This module will provide an                  in gaining full membership of the British Computer          ―   Database Systems
 Coursework only
                                                     opportunity for students to develop knowledge             Society, the Chartered Institute for IT.                    ―   Human Computer Interaction
 DELIVERY METHODS:                                   and expertise that can be utilised in their final year                                                                All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
 Seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops         studies, and in particular their final year project.      CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS
                                                                                                               Computing is a challenging and dynamic subject              YEAR 2
 2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                           Students will also have opportunities to gain             area, embedded in almost every area of modern               ― Systems Security
 Grades CCC at GCE Advanced Level (NARIC)            employability skills, reflect upon the applicability      society. Computing graduates fulfil a wide range            ―   Software Development II
 GCSE Profile to include Grade 4 (formerly           of their subject-specific skills, and gain insight into   of critical roles in modern organizations across all        ―   Artificial Intelligence
 C) in Mathematics and English Language,             the graduate job market. Students who successfully        sectors of industry and commerce.                           ―   Networks and Communications
 or international equivalent. For those without      complete the module are eligible for the award of
 formal entry qualifications, applications will be                                                             For their chosen career, they require theoretical           ―   Dynamic Web Authoring
                                                     Diploma in Professional Practice (DPP) or Diploma
 considered on the basis of experiential learning.   in Professional Practice International (DPPI) for         underpinnings in relevant technologies, practical           ― Systems Development
                                                     international placements. Hence, the inclusion of         problem-solving skills, and professional skills, in order   All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
 ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                to contribute effectively to society.
                                                     a placement year in this programme places strong                                                                      YEAR 3
 IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5;
                                                     emphasis on developing industry specific practical        Career routes include:
 internal English language assessment available.                                                                                                                           ― Professional Practice - Computing - 60 credits
                                                     skills so that the learners are readily employable.
 2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                                                                          • App Developer                                             YEAR 4
                                                     You will have the opportunity to develop
                                                                                                               • IT Analyst                                                ―   Project and Process Management
                                       London        knowledge, skills and insight in the following areas:
                                                                                                               • Data Analyst                                              ―   Mobile Technology
  International                        £11,000       • The theory and principles of programming and                                                                        ―   Web Applications Development
  UK/EU                                £9,250          software engineering, computer hardware                 FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:                                ―   Embedded Systems Design
  Placement year                       £4,125          and software technologies, and the role of               Student Finance*                                          ―   Computing Systems Project - 40 credits
  UK/EU students                                       computing systems in organisations                       Flexible payment plan**                                   All single modules are worth 20 credits unless otherwise stated.
  Placement year                       £5,500        • The ability to analyse computing problems and            Upfront payment discount**
  International students                               formulate practical solutions to these problems,                                                                    Visit our online course prospectus at
                                                       coupled with the ability to critically evaluate the
                                                                                                               * Open to UK and EU nationals only.                         qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                                                                               ** For self-financing students only.
                                                       approach and techniques used                                                                                        up-to-date information.

                                                     • The development of practical skills in software
                                                       development in a business/industrial context

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                                                         We develop you
                                                         Students who have completed one of our undergraduate
                                                         degrees (or completed an undergraduate degree at another
                                                         institution) and who wish to continue their education may
                                                         consider studying one of our Pre-Masters courses.

                                                         Our Pre-Masters courses provide a route to postgraduate
                                                         level study for students who may not meet the initial entry
                                                         requirement of their target Masters degree.

                                                         Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk/pm for more information about our
                                                         Pre-Masters courses.

Pre-Masters
                                                          Faculty

                                                             Campus location

                                                           Mode of attendance

                                                          Start Date

courses at
Ulster University
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Graduate Certificate
  Pre-Masters

  Business School                                                               London, Birmingham                     Full-time: classroom                                             January, May and September

LEVEL OF STUDY:                                             OVERVIEW                                                CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS                          EXAMPLE MODULES
Pre-Masters, FHEQ level 6                                   If you do not currently meet the entry requirements     Students who successfully complete the Graduate         YEAR 1
                                                            for direct entry to Masters level study, the            Certificate and, on achieving a minimum average         ― Research Methods for Postgraduate
DURATION:                                                   Graduate Certificate will provide you with a solid      of 50% across all modules, will be in a position to       Study - 20 credits
1 semester (12 weeks)                                       foundation and the skills required for entry on to      progress on to one of our Masters programmes in         ― Academic Essentials - 20 credits
ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                         one of our Masters programmes.                          London or Birmingham.                                   ― Enterprise Development - 20 credits
Coursework only                                             This Pre-Masters programme has been designed            Progression onto the MBA is conditional on passing
                                                                                                                                                                            Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
DELIVERY METHODS:                                           as a bridging mechanism for students who wish           the Graduate Certificate with an overall pass mark
                                                                                                                                                                            up-to-date information.
Seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops                 to progress from undergraduate to postgraduate          of at least 50% at the first attempt and normally the
                                                            study at Ulster and will lead to a distinct award,      possession of two years relevant work experience.
2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                                   the Graduate Certificate in Business.
A Third or a pass in a Bachelor’s degree in any                                                                     MASTERS DEGREES
discipline; or a pass in a non-honours degree with          The programme lasts for one semester and                MBA - a FHEQ level 7 Masters degree aimed at
any classification in any discipline; or a 3 year           consists of three modules designed to develop           developing management and leadership skills for
Diploma (Dazhuan) or equivalent (China only); or            your academic study and English language skills         aspiring and established middle managers from
international equivalent.                                   required for postgraduate level study.                  across a range of business sectors. See page 68 for
                                                            You will have the opportunity to develop                more information.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
                                                            knowledge, skills and insight in the following areas:
IELTS 6.0 with no component less than 5.5;                                                                          MSc International Business - a FHEQ level 7
internal English language assessment available.             • The learning styles required for academic             Masters degree, designed to enable you to build,
                                                              purposes at postgraduate level                        develop and integrate international business theory
2020/21 TUITION FEE:
                                                            • Problem-solving and decision-making skills to         and develop the skills to apply this theory, with the
                              London           Birmingham                                                           option of specialist pathways in Human Resource
                                                              draw reasoned conclusions from data and make
 International                £4,000           £4,000         appropriate recommendations                           Management or Data Analytics. See page 60 for
 UK/EU                        £1,350*          £1,350*                                                              more information.
                                                            • The ability to use academic literature and a
 * Not available as a stand-alone programme.
                                                              wide range of research and evaluation methods         MSc Marketing - a FHEQ level 7 Masters degree,
                                                            • Using a wide range of research methods to             which provides an advanced study of business and
                                                              critically evaluate concepts, arguments and           management with particular focus on marketing.
                                                              evidence in an objective manner.                      See page 66 for more information.

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                                                         Why choose an
                                                         Extended Masters?

                                                                                                          Our extended Masters programmes have
                                                                                                          been specifically designed to provide a
                                                                                                          bridging route for students who don’t meet
                                                                                                          the initial entry requirement of their target
                                                                                                          masters degree.

                                                          MONTH 1–3
                                                                                                                          Prepare for Masters-level study
                                                                                                                          if you do not meet the direct entry
                                                          Graduate Certificate stage:                                     requirements

                                                         • 3 modules need to be completed successfully:
                                                           ― Research Methods for Postgraduate                            One application process covers
                                                               Studies - 20 credits                                       both the Graduate Certificate and
                                                                                                                          Masters programme
                                                           ― Academic Essentials - 20 credits
                                                           ― Enterprise Development - 20 credits                          After just three months and upon
                                                         • Upon successful completion of this programme                   successfully passing the Graduate

Your pathway
                                                           you will have gained the confidence and core                   Certificate element, you will be able
                                                           skills to progress on to MSc International                     to start your Masters degree
                                                           Business, MSc Marketing or MBA.
                                                                                                                          For international students, the
                                                          MONTH 4–15                                                      Extended Masters have a

to a full-time
                                                                                                                          combined CAS
                                                          Masters stage:
                                                         • You will complete a Masters programme in                       Matched with two industry-focused
                                                           your chosen subject                                            programmes

Masters
                                                         • You will be taught through a mixture of
                                                           lectures, seminars, workshops and visited by
                                                           industry expert speakers                                       Study in a vibrant and multicultural
                                                         • You will be assessed entirely through                          student city
                                                           coursework (may include class tests).

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Extended
International Business*
 Pre-Masters

  Business School                                                           London, Birmingham                       Full-time: daytime                                                                   January, May and September

LEVEL OF STUDY:                                        OVERVIEW                                                CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS                                             EXAMPLE MODULES
Postgraduate, FHEQ level 7                             Our Extended MSc International Business                 The course is designed to equip you for employment                         GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
                                                       integrates the Graduate Certificate programme           in a wide range of international roles within the public                   Semester 1
DURATION:                                              to allow entry for students with equivalent to a        and private sectors and a significant number of                            ― Research Methods for Postgraduate
15 months                                              standard degree (third class, pass or ordinary).        graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their                       Study - 20 credits
ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                    Upon successfully completing the Pre-Masters            chosen fields.                                                             ― Academic Essentials - 20 credits
Coursework only (may include class tests)              Graduate Certificate with an overall minimum                                                                                       ― Enterprise Development - 20 credits
                                                       average mark of 50% across all modules studied          FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:
DELIVERY METHODS:                                      and passed, you will be guaranteed progression                                                                                     MSc INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
                                                                                                                Student Finance*
Seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops            on to the MSc International Business.                                                                                              Semester 1
                                                                                                                Flexible payment plan**
                                                                                                                                                                                          ― Global Business in Context - 15 credits
2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                              This extended programme aims to:                         Upfront payment discount**
                                                                                                                                                                                          ― International Finance - 15 credits
A Third or a pass in a Bachelor’s degree in any
                                                       • Build knowledge and understanding of the              * Open to UK and EU nationals only.                                        ― International Marketing - 15 credits
discipline; or a pass in a non-honours degree with                                                             ** For self-financing students only.
                                                         political, social and cultural aspects of different                                                                              ― The Digital Landscape - 15 credits
any classification in any discipline; or a 3 year
Diploma (Dazhuan) or equivalent (China only).            trade blocs, particularly the European Union,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Semester 2
                                                         Asia and the USA
                                                                                                                                                                                          ― Applied Research Methods - 15 credits
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                         • Analyse core management techniques from                                                                                          ― International Entrepreneurship - 15 credits
GCSE Grade 4 (formerly C or equivalent); the             varying perspectives to understand their                                                                                         ― International HRM - 15 credits
minimum English language requirements for non-           application on an international scale                                                                                            ― Global Strategy - 15 credits
native English speakers, are IELTS 6.0 with no
                                                       • Develop knowledge, skills and insight in the
contributing band at less than 5.5 (internal English                                                                                                                                      Semester 3
                                                         shared experience of other students and
language assessment available).                                                                                                                                                           ― Dissertation or Applied Research Project
                                                         business professionals from varied cultural,
                                                                                                                                                                                            - 60 credits
2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                     economic and employment backgrounds
                      London           Birmingham      • Develop your academic and study skills from the                                                                                  Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                         outset of the programme                                                                                                          up-to-date information.
 International        £16,500          £14,750
 UK/EU                £6,500           £6,500          • Help you be equipped to acquire a mastery
                                                         of both the macro and micro contexts of
                                                         international business
                                                       • Enable you to acquire, develop and integrate
                                                         international business theory whilst developing
                                                         the skills to apply this to international business
                                                         practice.

                                                                                                               *This course is due for revalidation in summer 2020. Changes to the programme, including the course content and modules are
                                                                                                               anticipated. Please refer to the course pages on our website for the most up-to-date and accurate information. In the event of any
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Extended International
Business with Advanced Practice*
 Pre-Masters

  Business School                                                          London, Birmingham                         Full-time: daytime                                                                   January, May and September

LEVEL OF STUDY:                                        OVERVIEW                                                 The Advance Practice stage module provides an                              EXAMPLE MODULES
Postgraduate, FHEQ level 7                             The Extended MSc International Business with             excellent way to put your learning into practice                           GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
                                                       Advanced Practice integrates the Graduate                and hence, enhance your employability. It also                             Semester 1
DURATION:                                              Certificate programme, and the MSc International         provides you with an enhanced knowledge of the                             ― Research Methods for Postgraduate
24 months                                              Business with Advanced Practice, which includes          workplace which will facilitate the completion of                            Study - 20 credits
ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                    a work internship or an applied consulting               your Dissertation. Please note if you undertake an                         ― Academic Essentials - 20 credits
Coursework only (may include class tests)              project before your final semester, offering you         internship this maybe paid or unpaid.                                      ― Enterprise Development - 20 credits
                                                       an opportunity to gain valuable workplace
DELIVERY METHODS:                                      environment experience.                                  CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS                                             MSc INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops                                                                     The course is designed to equip you for employment                         Semester 1
                                                       This extended programme aims to develop your             in a wide range of international roles within the public                   ― Global Business in Context - 15 credits
2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                              academic and study skills from the outset of the         and private sectors and a significant number of                            ― International Finance - 15 credits
A Third or a pass in a Bachelor’s degree in any        programme. You will then be well equipped                graduates are successful in gaining promotion in their                     ― International Marketing - 15 credits
discipline; or a pass in a non-honours degree with     to acquire a mastery of both the macro and               chosen fields.                                                             ― The Digital Landscape - 15 credits
any classification in any discipline; or a 3 year      micro contexts of international business. These
                                                                                                                                                                                           ― Level 7 MSc Workshop - 0 credits
Diploma (Dazhuan) or equivalent (China only).          programmes will include the ability to acquire,          FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:
                                                       develop, and integrate international business                                                                                       Semester 2
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                   Student Finance*
                                                                                                                                                                                           ― Applied Research Methods - 15 credits
                                                       theory whilst developing the skills to then apply this    Flexible payment plan**
GCSE Grade 4 (formerly C or equivalent); the
                                                       in terms of international business practice.                                                                                        ― International Entrepreneurship - 15 credits
minimum English language requirements for non-                                                                   Upfront payment discount**
                                                                                                                                                                                           ― International HRM - 15 credits
native English speakers, are IELTS 6.0 with no         The Advanced Practice element of this programme          * Open to UK and EU nationals only.                                        ― Global Strategy - 15 credits
contributing band at less than 5.5 (internal English   takes place after you have studied the taught            ** For self-financing students only.
language assessment available).                        modules at the Masters stage and will enable                                                                                        For students undertaking an internship
                                                       you to undertake a 15 week long internship,                                                                                         ― Internship & Professional Development
2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                   or Applied Consulting Project, working with a                                                                                         Project - 60 credits
                      London           Birmingham      real organisation on a live business problem.
                                                                                                                                                                                           For students not doing an internship
 International        £22,000          £20,250         This gives you opportunity to gain experience
                                                                                                                                                                                           ― Applied Consulting Project - 60 credits
 UK/EU                £9,500           £9,500          of the workplace environment and/or practical
                                                       experience of the “real world” issues faced by                                                                                      And one of the following modules
                                                       those currently engaged in international business.                                                                                  ― Dissertation or Applied Research
                                                                                                                                                                                             Project - 60 credits

                                                                                                                                                                                           Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                                                                                                                                                           up-to-date information.

                                                                                                                *This course is due for revalidation in summer 2020. Changes to the programme, including the course content and modules are
                                                                                                                anticipated. Please refer to the course pages on our website for the most up-to-date and accurate information. In the event of any
                                                                                                                changes we will notify applicants quickly and update the website at the earliest opportunity.
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Extended International
Business with Data Analytics*
 Pre-Masters

  Business School                                                          London, Birmingham                        Full-time: daytime                                                                   January, May and September

LEVEL OF STUDY:                                        OVERVIEW                                                CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS                                             EXAMPLE MODULES
Postgraduate, FHEQ level 7                             The Extended MSc International Business                 Student and employer needs are reflected in the                            GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
                                                       with Data Analytics integrates the stand alone          development of this programme and evidenced in the                         Semester 1
DURATION:                                              Graduate Certificate programme to allow entry           career destinations and further development of our                         ― Research Methods for Postgraduate
15 months                                              for students with equivalent to a standard degree       graduates. The nature of the provision is such that it                       Study - 20 credits
ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                    (third class, pass or ordinary).                        equips individuals for employment in a wide range                          ― Academic Essentials - 20 credits
Coursework only (may include class tests)                                                                      of international roles within the public and private                       ― Enterprise Development - 20 credits
                                                       The Graduate Certificate a preparatory course
                                                                                                               sectors and a number of graduates are successful in
DELIVERY METHODS:                                      that will provide you with a solid foundation in
                                                                                                               gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their                    MSc INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops            the skills needed for progression on to the MSc
                                                                                                               career paths on successful completion of the MSc                           WITH DATA ANALYTICS
                                                       International Business with Data Analytics stage.
                                                                                                               International Business with Data Analytics.                                Semester 1
2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                              Students, who successfully complete the Graduate
A Third or a pass in a Bachelor’s degree in any                                                                                                                                           ― Global Business in Context - 15 credits
                                                       Certificate stage with a minimum overall average        Students taking this course would have particular
discipline; or a pass in a non-honours degree with                                                                                                                                        ― International Finance - 15 credits
                                                       mark of 50%, will be in a position to progress          insight on managing and leading teams as well as
any classification in any discipline; or a 3 year                                                                                                                                         ― International Marketing - 15 credits
                                                       directly to the MSc International Business with         analysing business data in an international context.
Diploma (Dazhuan) or equivalent (China only).                                                                                                                                             ― The Digital Landscape - 15 credits
                                                       Data Analytics stage.
                                                                                                               A number of graduates from the MSc International                           ― Level 7 MSc Workshop - 0 credits
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                         The MSc International Business with Data                Business programme have progressed to undertake
                                                                                                                                                                                          Semester 2
GCSE Grade 4 (formerly C or equivalent); the           Analytics will allow you to acquire mastery of          doctoral studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                          ― Applied Research Methods - 15 credits
minimum English language requirements for non-         both the macro and micro contexts of international
                                                                                                               FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:                                               ― International Entrepreneurship - 15 credits
native English speakers, are IELTS 6.0 with no         business with keener focus on e-business and
                                                                                                                                                                                          ― Data Analytics for International
contributing band at less than 5.5 (internal English   data analytics.                                          Student Finance*                                                           Business - 15 credits
language assessment available).                                                                                 Flexible payment plan**
                                                       More specifically, you would enhance your ability                                                                                  ― Global Strategy - 15 credits
2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                   to acquire, develop, and integrate international         Upfront payment discount**
                                                                                                                                                                                          And one of the following modules
                                                       business theory whilst developing the skills to apply   * Open to UK and EU nationals only.
                      London           Birmingham                                                              ** For self-financing students only.                                       ― Dissertation or Applied Research
                                                       such theories in terms of international business
 International        £15,500          £13,750                                                                                                                                              Project - 60 credits
                                                       practice and greater appreciation of how digital
 UK/EU                £6,500           £6,500          aspects and data factors could affect                                                                                              Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                       business conduct.                                                                                                                  up-to-date information.

                                                                                                               *This course is due for revalidation in summer 2020. Changes to the programme, including the course content and modules are
                                                                                                               anticipated. Please refer to the course pages on our website for the most up-to-date and accurate information. In the event of any
                                                                                                               changes we will notify applicants quickly and update the website at the earliest opportunity.
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Extended International Business with
Data Analytics with Advanced Practice*
 Pre-Masters

  Business School                                                         London, Birmingham                        Full-time: daytime                                                                   January, May and September

LEVEL OF STUDY:                                        OVERVIEW                                               CAREER AND PROGRESSION OPTIONS                                             EXAMPLE MODULES
Postgraduate, FHEQ level 7                             The Extended MSc International Business with           Student and employer needs are reflected in the                            GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
                                                       Data Analytics with Advanced Practice integrates       development of this programme and evidenced in the                         Semester 1
DURATION:                                              the stand alone Graduate Certificate programme         career destinations and further development of our                         ― Research Methods for Postgraduate
24 months                                              to allow entry for students with equivalent to a       graduates. The nature of the provision is such that it                       Study - 20 credits
ASSESSMENT METHODS:                                    standard degree (third class, pass or ordinary).       equips individuals for employment in a wide range                          ― Academic Essentials - 20 credits
Coursework only (may include class tests)                                                                     of international roles within the public and private                       ― Enterprise Development - 20 credits
                                                       The Graduate Certificate is a preparatory course
                                                                                                              sectors and a number of graduates are successful in
DELIVERY METHODS:                                      that will provide you with a solid foundation in
                                                                                                              gaining promotion in their chosen fields or alter their                    MSc INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
Seminars, lectures, tutorials and workshops            the skills needed for progression on to the MSc
                                                                                                              career paths on successful completion of the MSc                           WITH DATA ANALYTICS
                                                       International Business with Data Analytics stage.
                                                                                                              International Business with Data Analytics.                                Semester 1
2020/21 ENTRY CONDITIONS:                              Students, who successfully complete the Graduate
A Third or a pass in a Bachelor’s degree in any                                                                                                                                          ― Global Business in Context - 15 credits
                                                       Certificate stage with a minimum overall average       Students taking this course would have particular
discipline; or a pass in a non-honours degree with                                                                                                                                       ― International Finance - 15 credits
                                                       mark of 50%, will be in a position to progress         insight on managing and leading teams as well as
any classification in any discipline; or a 3 year                                                                                                                                        ― International Marketing - 15 credits
                                                       directly to the MSc International Business with        analysing business data in an international context.
Diploma (Dazhuan) or equivalent (China only).                                                                                                                                            ― The Digital Landscape - 15 credits
                                                       Data Analytics stage.
                                                                                                              A number of graduates from the MSc International                           ― Level 7 MSc Workshop - 0 credits
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:                         The MSc International Business with Data               Business programme have progressed to undertake
                                                                                                                                                                                         Semester 2
GCSE Grade 4 (formerly C or equivalent); the           Analytics will allow you to acquire mastery of         doctoral studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                         ― Applied Research Methods - 15 credits
minimum English language requirements for non-         both the macro and micro contexts of international
                                                                                                              FINANCIAL SUPPORT AVAILABLE:                                               ― International Entrepreneurship - 15 credits
native English speakers, are IELTS 6.0 with no         business with keener focus on e-business and data
                                                                                                                                                                                         ― Data Analytics for International
contributing band at less than 5.5 (internal English   analytics.                                              Student Finance*                                                           Business - 15 credits
language assessment available).                                                                                Flexible payment plan**
                                                       The Advanced Practice element of this programme                                                                                   ― Global Strategy - 15 credits
2020/21 TUITION FEE:                                   takes place after you have studied the taught           Upfront payment discount**
                                                                                                                                                                                         For students undertaking an internship
                                                       modules at the Masters stage and will enable you       * Open to UK and EU nationals only.
                      London           Birmingham                                                             ** For self-financing students only.                                       ― Internship & Professional Development
                                                       to undertake a 15 week long internship, or applied
 International        £22,000          £20,250                                                                                                                                             Project - 60 credits
                                                       consulting project, working with a real organisation
 UK/EU                £9,500           £9,500          on a live business problem. This gives you                                                                                        For students not doing an internship
                                                       opportunity to gain experience of the workplace                                                                                   ― Applied Consulting Project - 60 credits
                                                       environment and/or practical experience of
                                                                                                                                                                                         And one of the following modules
                                                       the “real world” issues faced by those currently
                                                                                                                                                                                         ― Dissertation or Applied Research
                                                       engaged in marketing.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Project - 60 credits

                                                                                                                                                                                         Visit qa.ulster.ac.uk for further details and
                                                                                                                                                                                         up-to-date information.

                                                                                                              *This course is due for revalidation in summer 2020. Changes to the programme, including the course content and modules are
                                                                                                              anticipated. Please refer to the course pages on our website for the most up-to-date and accurate information. In the event of any
                                                                                                              changes we will notify applicants quickly and update the website at the earliest opportunity.
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