Taught course

Chester Business Masters

University of Chester · Chester Business School

Entry requirements

Minimum of upper second class Honours degree (2:1), not necessarily in a business related subject area. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who lack the normal entry degree qualification may be considered, but only where they are able to demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial business skills. Applicants will be required to attend an interview day with business executives from the companies who will be offering work based placements.

Months of entry


Course content

The Chester Business Masters is a unique opportunity to combine advanced business practice and business theory development within a one year programme that incorporates two periods of twenty weeks paid work placement.

Modules include:

  • Self-Review and Negotiation of Learning
  • Skills and Approaches for Work Based Learning
  • The Organisational Environment
  • Designing Practitioner Research
  • Triple Negotiated Experiential Learning (The Placement Projects) Modules

The Chester Business Masters will include:

  • A stimulating high tech learning environment
  • All textbooks and access to electronic resources
  • Full support from a Personal Academic Tutor, Professional Mentor and Placement Co-ordinator
  • Small class sizes and tutor/student ratio
  • Two paid twenty weeks placements
  • Student membership of the Chartered Management Institute

Information for international students

Currently the Chester Business Masters is only open to Home/EU students because of visa restrictions on paid work experience.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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