Upgrade your professional qualification to a Masters degree

Businessman

The University of South Wales offers a range of flexible fast-track business Masters for anyone who holds full membership to a relevant professional body or has an existing professional qualification.

Our fast-track Masters courses are an excellent professional development opportunity for those looking to deliver best practice in the workplace and further progress with a better understanding of strategic thinking. This flexible part-time route to a Masters degree is ideal if you need to fit your studies around your work commitments, and the exemptions available also mean you could study a course that is purely assignment based with no examinations.

We currently offer a fast-track route with 80 credits of exemption for the following courses:

  • MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Students eligible for exemption route will only be required to complete the Globalisation of Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Research Methods modules (20 credits each), plus a dissertation (60 credits) in order to gain the full MSc qualification.
  • MSc Strategic Procurement Management - Students eligible for exemption route will only be required to complete the Advanced Procurement and Research Methods modules (20 credits each), plus a dissertation (60 credits) in order to gain the full MSc qualification.
  • MSc Project Management - Students eligible for exemption route will only be required to complete the Managing Projects and Programmes and Research Methods modules (20 credits each), plus a dissertation (60 credits) in order to gain the full MSc qualification.

 

Who is eligible for the 80 credit exemption route?

You may be for eligible for exemptions if you are a holder of the following professional qualifications:

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

As a holder of the Graduate or Professional Diploma (MCIPS), you may be entitled to exemptions to our fast-track Masters degrees in strategic procurement management or international logistics and supply chain management.

Association for Project Management

If you hold the APMP Level 7 qualification, with a further 3-5 years relevant experience working in P3 Management, you could be eligible to study our fast track MSc Project Management course.

For more information about our fast-track courses including entry criteria and eligibility, email enquiries@southwales.ac.uk or call 03455 76 77 78.