The MSc in Professional Studies is a Top-Up Master’s Degree course to our Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (worth 120 credits), which provides students with the additional 60 credits of the 180 credits required to achieve a complete Master's Degree.
This Top-Up Master's Degree course is designed to boost your career prospects by studying for a professional studies Master's degree alongside your current work.
Whether you're currently in a career which covers a breadth of subjects or you want to develop a range of transferable skills for your future career aspirations, our MSc in Professional Studies course, wherein a majority of your learning will be science-based, can help you fulfil your professional and personal development ambitions.
Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don't have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position or you have high-level skills through experience that isn't reflected in your qualifications.
You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer's objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.
You'll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you'll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.
A level 7 qualification, for example ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management.
A first degree or other equivalent international degree qualifications.
Work experience of 5 years and above, along with two reference letters.
As an online learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email.
Total Programme Fee
You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.
There is no interview process. Your application will be submitted directly to University of Portsmouth by LIBT.
Students who do not meet the entry requirements to enrol to the MSc Professional Studies Top-up (Work-based) degree can complete the following diploma: