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Work Based and Integrative Studies (WBIS) MSc

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen's Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    11-OCT-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course overview

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

Learning

Areas of learning are negotiated, and this means you can negotiate a learning pathway and award title that meets your personal and professional development needs. You will be able to select from a range of modules in areas such as coaching, teaching and learning, negotiation, business, management, leadership, mentoring, and communication skills.

Assessment

There are no formal exams. You will be assessed through a variety of formats – for example, reflective assignments, portfolios, reports, presentations, and dialogue assessment. There are 200 notional learning hours per 20 credits. For 20-credit modules (pro rata for bigger modules), direct contact time typically varies between three and 20 hours, depending on the module.

Job prospects

Students on the programe are all professionals in the workplace and many reports significant career enhancement from study on the WBIS programme. Employers have reported significant business benefits from staff particpants, often supporting several groups over a period to engage with the programme.

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

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