UG and PG Courses Online By Derby University UK

 

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We will facilitate the student recruitment process by offering academic and professional guidance to learners  who are ready to improve their job prospects and earning potential. The University of Derby degrees are valued by the industry and have the potential to open doors to global opportunities. These Programmes are designed to allow busy professionals like you to balance studying with work and family life. Regardless of where you are in the world, you can graduate with a highly regarded UK degree, without leaving home.

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Online learning is a flexible way to balance your professional experience with proven academic knowledge in subject area that interests you. It enables you to learn while you earn, fit your studies around your family life and to reach your full potential. You can improve your career path with a University of Derby qualification. The UODO online degree programmes enable you to apply your newly acquired knowledge and skills to work situations while the concepts are still fresh in your mind and network with like-minded professionals in your field from around the globe.

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MBA - A popular choice for busy professionals
Course code: MN2CK Level 7 Course
 
COURSE OVERVIEW :
Internationally the Master of Business Administration Degree is acknowledged to be the top level management and leadership qualification. An MBA degree is considered to be a passport to a successful managerial career. It helps managers to develop their understanding, strategic knowledge and insight about a range of business issues.
Through the University of Derby’s online MBA Programme you can now acquire this degree without travelling to attend traditional classes, through a flexible online learning  option that actually works! The Programme enables you to plan your study around your commitments and to study at a convenient time and place. You can choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekends.
The University of Derby MBA Programme is one of only a few MBA’s in the UK that has been accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the UK’s professional body for managers and leaders. On completion of this MBA you can also apply for the Chartered Manager status. 
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
Certificate £1,210 3 Sept/Jan/May
Diploma £1,210 3 Sept/Jan/May
Masters £1,400 3 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
Programme Structure – In order to complete the Programme a student needs to complete 180 credits
The certificate Level covers three modules of 20 credits each
  • Contemporary Challenges on Leadership and Management
  • Markets, Customers and Marketing
  • Suitable Business Operations
The Diploma Level covers three modules of 20 Credits each
  • Improving Financial Performance
  • Leading, Managing & Developing People
  • Strategic Management
The Masters Level covers three modules of 60 Credits each
  • Business Impact study or Independent Study
 
Programme Duration:  up to 3 Years of part time study for the MBA Programme
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  2-3 years supervisory experience, a bachelor’s degree (2:2)
                    If ESOL: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (paper based) or 280 (computer based)
FAST TRACK MBA – TOP-UP & EXEMPTIONS ROUTE
Course code: MN2CK                                                                                                                                     Level 7 Course
Now you can top up your existing professional qualifications to an MBA degree. Use your professional qualifications to gain exemptions of up to 120 credits from a 180 credit Programme. Holders of ABP, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA, CMI Level 7, ICM PGDip Management and Edexcel BTEC Level 7 Diploma can get from 80 – 120 credits.   All you need to do is provide evidence of your relevant professional qualification.
Internationally the Master of Business Administration Degree is acknowledged to be the top level management and leadership qualification of choice. An MBA degree is considered to be a passport to a successful managerial career. It helps managers develop their understanding, strategic knowledge and insight about a range of business issues.
Through University of Derby’s online MBA Programme you can now acquire this degree without travelling to attend traditional classes, through a flexible degree option that actually works! The Programme enables you to plan your study around your commitments, to study at the most convenient place for you- choose to study during the day, in the evenings or at the weekends.
The University of Derby MBA Programme is one of only a few MBA’s in the UK that has been accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the UK’s professional body for managers and leaders. On completion of this MBA you can also apply for the Chartered Manager status. 
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14 (*It will depend upon which top-up route is taken)
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
Certificate £1,210 3 Sept/Jan/May
Diploma £1,210 3 Sept/Jan/May
Masters £1,400 3 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
Programme Structure :
Depending upon the top-up route the student will need to choose from the following Programmes
The certificate Level covers three modules of 20 credits each
  • Contemporary Challenges on Leadership and Management
  • Markets, Customers and Marketing 
  • Suitable Business Operations
The Diploma Level covers three modules of 20 Credits each
  • Improving Financial Performance
  • Leading, Managing & Developing People
  • Strategic Management
The Masters Level covers three modules of 60 Credits each
  • Business Impact Study or Independent Study 
 
Programme Duration:  12 – 24 months depending upon the top-up route
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  2-3 years supervisory experience, a bachelor’s degree (2:2)
                   If ESOL: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (paper based) or 280 (computer based)
 
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE – BA (Hons) top up
Ideal for aspiring Accountants & Finance Professionals
Course code: MN401                                                                                                                                      Level 6 Course
This programme is designed to give you a thorough understanding of accounting and business concepts. Acquiring a full bachelor’s degree can greatly improve your career prospects, make your CV stand allow and enable you to qualify for a Master’s degree, should you decide to do so at a later stage. This Programme could help you become a professional accountant or develop a career in finance. If you hold an
It’s a popular choice for busy professionals or those returning to work. If you want to get all the benefits that accompany a full degree, but need a flexible study pattern, this course is for you.
You can also study this course if you have:
  • ACCA F1-F6 or ACCA F1-F5 and F8
  • CIMA Advanced Diploma
  • ABE Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
  • IBAM Advanced Diploma in Business Administration
If you have studied one of the modules below from CIMA or ACCA, you will be exempt from one of the Programme modules:
  • ACCA Exemptions   : F7 Financial Reporting Theory
  • CIMA Exemptions    : F3 Financial Strategy
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £700 6 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £700 6 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices above are inclusive of examination fees. Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
* If you are from in the UK, you may be eligible for a part time student loan towards the cost of your undergraduate degree.  
 
Programme Structure – In order to complete the Programme a student needs to complete 120 credits :
The Core Level covers three modules of 40 credits each
  • Financial Strategy*
  • Independent Study
  • Management Accounting Performance Evaluation*
The Optional Level covers three modules of 20 Credits each
  • Business & Personal Taxation*
  • Financial Reporting Theory*
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Investing and Financial Markets
Note: 4 modules with * are assessed with exams (70% exams and 30% course work). 
Programme Duration:  up to 2 Years part time study
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  HND or Foundation degree in Accounting and Finance
                    a Foundation degree in Business or equivalent qualification
                    If ESOL: IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (paper based) or 280 (computer based)
BUSINESS STUDIES ADVANCED DIPLOMA
Course code: OLUAG                                                                                                                              Level 6 Course
This popular Programme provides a solid foundation for anybody aspiring to be a business person or to be involved in a business venture. This Advanced Diploma is designed to prepare the participant for the current dynamic business and social environment. The Programme will develop your understanding of organisations, their internal management and the global environments that the businesses operate in.
The Programme will provide the participant with an opportunity to develop practical business management skills. It will also develop your self-learning and team working skills required for application in business and management.
Key skills to take away
The Programme will develop student’s knowledge of the strategic decision making and give you an understanding of the strategic decision making skills, project management expertise and their application. The students will also learn about implementation of relationship management through public relations activity and the effect of international markets on buyer activities
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £700 3 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £700 3 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
·         Pay only for the modules you are studying
·         Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
·         Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
 
Programme Duration:  up to 12 months of part time study :
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
 Eligibility:  HND or Foundation Degree in a related discipline (such as business or hospitality management)   the equivalent of 240 credits at Levels 4 and 5 (usually made up of 120  credits at each level) in a related  discipline (such as business or hospitality management)
                    If ESOL: IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based)
 
BUSINESS STUDIES – BA (Hons) & BA (Hons) top up
Course code: N103                                                                                                                                   Level 6 Course
This popular Programme provides a solid foundation for anybody aspiring to be a business person or to be involved in a business venture. This Programme is designed to prepare the participant for the current dynamic business and social environment. The Programme will develop your understanding of organisations, their internal management and the global environments that the businesses operate in.
The Programme will provide you with an opportunity to develop practical business management skills. It will also develop your self-learning and team working skills required for application in business and management.
Key skills to take away
The Programme will  develop student’s understanding on the strategic decision making skills, project management expertise and their application. The student will learn about the implementation of relationship management through public relations activity and the effect of international markets on buyer activity. The student will have the opportunity to examine interesting topics of real relevance to today’s global business, such as finance, strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation and globalisation.
Programme Structure – In order to complete the full degree Programme a student needs to complete 360 credits (i.e. 120 credits at each stage) and for the top-up degree 120 credits at stage 3, which consist of six 20 credit modules.
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14 for BA (HONS) top up and BA (HONS)
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £700 6/18 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £700 6/18 Sept/Jan/May
* 6 modules for BA (HONS) top up and 18 modules for BA (HONS). 
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September 
                     
Programme Structure – In order to complete the full degree Programme a student needs to complete 360 credits (i.e. 120 credits at each stage) and for the top-up degree 120 credits at stage 3, which consist of six 20 credit modules.
Stage 1
  • Developing Professional Business Skills
  • Finance and Business Performance
  • Managing Performance in Operations
  • Marketing In Action
  • Markets Prices and Strategy
  • Understanding People In Organisations
Stage 2
  • Business Simulation
  • Data Analysis Skills
  • Digital and Social Media
  • Employability and Personal Development
  • Macroeconomics for Business
  • Managing the Dynamic Organisation
Stage 3
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Global Talent Management
  • Improving Business Performance
  • Information Systems
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Issues in Global Business and Strategy (double module)
Programme Duration:  4-6 years of part time study
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
        Eligibility:  HND or Foundation degree in a business subject from a UK university (or international equivalent   recognised by NARIC)
·                          If ESOL: IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based)
 
COMPUTING & IT – ADVANCED DIPLOMA
Course code: OLUAD                                                                                                                       Level 6 Course
This is an opportunity to study a University Advanced Diploma in under one year part time. You’ll have an opportunity to focus on the following three key areas of information technology that are in high demand by employers:
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Advanced Database development and advanced web development
You can top up your existing skills and qualifications by studying this Advanced Diploma within 12 months, completing three 20 credit modules.. The Advanced Diploma is an ideal course for continuing professional development (CPD), for progressing in your career or to go onto do the Computing and information Technology BSc (Hons) top up.
For the Advanced Diploma you need to complete 60 credits i.e. 3 modules of 20 credits each
 FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £700 3 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £700 3 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
For the University Advanced Diploma in Computing and Information Technology you will need to complete the three core 20 credit modules below.
Core
  • Advanced Database Development
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Network Management and Security
Programme Duration:  12 Months of part time study
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  This qualification is suitable if you have an HND or Foundation degree in computing. If you have                                                  an Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development or a                                                                     BCS Diplom in IT
                    If ESOL: IELTS 6.5 (Minimum of 6) or TOEFL 580 (paper based) or 23 (computer based)
COMPUTING & IT – BSc (Hons) top up
Course code: OLUAC                                                                                                                                 Level 6 Course
This Programme gives you an opportunity to top up your qualifications and skills to earn a full degree. In this degree Programme you have an opportunity to focus on the following three key areas of information technology that are in high demand by employers:
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Advanced Database Development
  • Advanced Web Development
This Programme enables you to choose from the following optional modules to support your professional growth and/or to pursue your career interests.
  • Information Security
  • Leadership and Management in Context
  • Understanding Mobile Technology Development 
  • Project Management and Implementation.
This top up degree allows you to  customise your studies by choosing optional modules in core areas such as Leadership and Management, Information Security, Understanding Mobile Technology Development, Project Management etc. You can select a core module that helps you progress in your career path and suit your personal interest.
 
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £700 6 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £700 6 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
You will need to complete the core modules and two optional modules in your preferred specialism.
Core
  • Advanced Database Development
  • Advanced Web Development
  • Network Management and Security
  • Project
Optional
  • Distributed Applications and Web Services
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
  • International Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Management in Context
  • Project Management and Implementation
  • Understanding Mobile Technology Development
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
 
Programme Duration:  18 months to 3 Years of part time study
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  This qualification is suitable if you have an HND or Foundation degree in computing. If you have an                                Edexcel BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Computing and Systems Development or a BCS Diploma                            in IT. In addition there is an access route if you have an HNC with 3 years relevant work                                          experience.
                    If ESOL: IELTS 6.5 (Minimum 6) or TOEFL 580 (paper based) or 237 (computer based)
EDUCATION MA (Incorporating Postgraduate Certificate)
Course code: OLPAJ                                                                                                                           Level 7 Course
Enrich your career with the University of Derby’s MA Education degree. This is ideal  if you are involved in education and would like to improve your professional profile and move into a senior leadership role. The University of Derby’s MA Education online degree is designed to help your professional growth. It is not a teaching qualification but this post graduate degree can help your career development and allow you to move into more senior roles.
You can customise this course to suit your professional growth by choosing the modules that are relevant to you or interest you. The Programme gives you a specialist pathway award at either Postgraduate Certificate or the Masters level. You can select from:
  • MA Education
  • PG Cert/MA Education (Leadership and Management)
  • PG Cert/MA Education (International Perspectives)
  • PG Cert/MA Education (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
You can complete 60 credits to earn your Post Graduate certificate or move on to complete your Master’s degree.
To complete the MA Education you need to complete a total of 180 credits (the equivalent of nine 20 credit modules).
To complete the Postgraduate Certificate Education (specialist pathway) you need to complete the Masters Level (core modules) and then choose from the following optional modules, depending on your chosen specialist pathway:
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages: The Principles of English Language Teaching and Language Learning: Theory and Practice
  • Leadership and Management: Quality, Leadership and Management and Developing Leadership Capacity
  • International Perspectives: Comparative Education and Effective Intercultural Communication
 FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14 for PG Cert
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £760 3 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £850 3 Sept/Jan/May
 
FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14 for MA Education
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £760 9 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £850 9 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
Core and Optional Modules
Core
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Independent Study
  • Studying at Masters Level
Optional
  • Comparative Education
  • Curriculum Challenges
  • Developing Leadership Capacity
  • Effective Intercultural Education
  • Innovative 21st Century Learning
  • Language Learning: Theory and Practice
  • Lifelong Learning: Principles and Issues
  • Measuring and Evaluating Learning
  • Negotiated Module: Accreditation of Professional Qualification
  • Negotiated Module: Applied Focus of Study
  • Principles of English Language Teaching
  • Quality, Leadership and Management
 
Programme Duration:  PG Cert 12 Months and MA Education 3-5 Years of part time study
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  You will usually need at least one of the following: 
                   a good undergraduate degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent level 6 qualification (Equivalent                                     overseas qualifications which will be verified by NARIC) Level 5 teaching qualification plus  evidence                         of five years’ teaching experience within an institution may be considered be currently working within                        the education arena.
                    If ESOL: IELTS 6 or TOEFL 550 (Paper based) or 213 (Computer based)
 
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT MSc.
Course code: MN2AJ                                                                                                                                     Level 7 Course
In the current economic climate piloting organisations to success is not easy. It requires an individual that can make sure that the organisation is able to adapt to the environmental changes and grow in the process. The Strategic Management MSc degree Programme is designed to help you develop the skills that are required of this strategic captain.
This Programme has been developed with a busy executive. If you are looking for a qualification that can be completed in your spare time and that does not put your life on hold, than this online Masters Programme is ideal for you.
This Programme will develop your professional skills and prepare you for move into senior management. It will help you to develop a more strategic outlook and understanding of the business and management environment.. This degree is an excellent substitute for an MBA,  developing your strategic, analytical and management skills.
This flexible Programme is designed to help you to build up your qualifications as you study. It offers a customised progression route through PG Certificate after completing 3 modules, a PG Diploma after 6 modules and depending upon the time that you are able to commit to this Programme, it will take you 2-3 years of part time study to complete the full MSc.
 FEE STRUCTURE  for 2013/14 for MSc
UK/EU/Overseas        Per Module Modules Start
UK/EU £850 9 Sept/Jan/May
Overseas £850 9 Sept/Jan/May
*Prices correct for 2014/2015. 
Flexible payment plans available
·         Pay only for the modules you are studying
·         Pay your full course fees upfront, receive a 5% discount and avoid annual increases
·         Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only).
To complete the Masters, you will need to complete a total of 180 credits. This must include:
  • Independent Study (60 credit)
  • International Business Strategies (20 credit)
  • Strategic Management (20 credit)
You can then choose four of the optional 20 credit modules below.
Core and Optional Modules
Masters
  • Independent Study
Core
  • International Business Strategies
  • Strategic Management
Optional
  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • Strategic Finance for Managers
  • Strategic Information and Knowledge Management
  • Strategic Leadership and People Management
  • Strategic Marketing and Competitive Intelligence
  • Strategic Quality and Project Management
 
Programme Duration:  2 – 3 Years of part time study
Admission Dates:  January, May, September
Eligibility:  UK undergraduate degree (at least a 2:2) with honours or equivalent 2-3 year’s work experience at                                supervisory or managerial level profess