UWTSD Wales Global Academy offers International students the opportunity to complete a pathway of academic study leading to entry onto the Masters in Business Administration Postgraduate degree at UWTSD

This unique course welcomes International applicants wishing to progress onto MBA study at one of the UK’s top industry led universities.

Start date: 13/9/2021

Application deadline:

Mode of delivery: Online. Minimum scheduled class time is 10 hours per week plus additional one to one support tutorials and minimum guided independent study 15 hours per week

Course duration: 12 weeks

Course fees: £4,950

English Language requirement: Minimum- IELTS 5.0 with no component less than 4.5 or UWTSD accepted equivalent.

Academic entry requirement

UK bachelor's degree 3rd class or above (or it's equivalent overseas),

Completion of 2.5 - 3 years Zhuanke /Dazhuan degree - overall 60% mark or higher.


The 12 week online course offers three 10 credit modules in preparation for progression onto the Level 7 MBA postgraduate degree.

Module 1. Research Methods for Masters Studies in Business

  • Introduces students to postgraduate study in the subject of Business. Improves students’ critical and contextual thinking skills and provides an introduction to effective postgraduate research methods and methodologies.
  • Enhances receptive and productive lexical knowledge and skills for students whose first language is not English in order to progress onto the MBA course. This module will further develop essential academic English language skills, linguistic terminology and accuracy.

Module 2. Study Skills and Use of Academic English

Module 3. Academic Practice for International Postgraduate Study

  • Enables students to recognise good academic practice and apply skills necessary for Postgraduate study in the educational context of the UK. The focus will be on areas related to identifying and following appropriate academic practices and conventions and developing reflective writing skills.

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