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BSc Management Studies (REVISED 2015/16)

BSc. Management Studies Programme

 

Introduction

Are you desirous of pursuing an undergraduate programme that provides a solid foundation on the principles and practice of management in the dynamic environment of the 21st Century? Well, the BSc Management Studies is specifically designed for you - whether you are presently employed, own your own business or looking forward to be employed or managing your own business.

 

About the Programme

The BSc Management Studies programme takes a broad and general view of management, and is geared towards preparing individuals with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to function at all levels within an organization. Graduates of the programme will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and skills to function in a diverse and global organizational environment
  • Competence in the integration of concepts and theories across all functional domains of management studies
  • Appreciation of contemporary issues faced by organizations - corporate governance; responsible leadership; gender, diversity and equality and their impact on the management of institutions
  • Competence in the use and application of pertinent technologies
  • Regard for the importance of ethical considerations in the execution of responsibilities and tasks

 

Who is this programme for?

The BSc Management Studies targets persons who are currently working in any of the numerous areas of the management and administration within government ministries; private sector entities of business, industry and commerce; non-governmental organizations; educational institutions; and persons with an interest in the field of study.

 

Duration of Programme

The programme will be offered over 3 years (full-time) and 5 years (part-time).

 

Delivery Mode

All courses will be delivered fully online. However, some courses may have face-to-face final examinations.

 

When will the programme start?

This offering of the programme begins in September 2020.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the University’s normal matriculation requirements in order to be accepted into the programme. They must satisfy the requirements in either (a), (b), (c) or (d) below:

Holders with CXC/CSEC and CAPE/GCE A Level qualifications having:

  • An acceptable pass in CXC/CSEC English A or CAPE Communications Studies; AND
  • An acceptable pass in CXC/CSEC Mathematics or its equivalent; AND
  • One of the following minimum qualifications:
    • either five subjects (at least two GCE A Level or CAPE) and the remainder acceptable passes in CXC/CSEC or GCE O’ Level; OR
    • four subjects (at least three GCE A Level or CAPE) and the fourth an acceptable pass in the CXC/CSEC or GCE O’ Level

Note: Grade requirements for CXC/CSEC subjects are General Proficiency - Grades I or

II prior to June 1998 and Grades I, II, or III from June 1998  

  • Holders of five (5) CXC/CSEC or GCE O’ Level passes or equivalent, not necessarily obtained at the same sitting
  • Entrants with a Diploma, Certificate or Associate Degree from UWI or an approved Caribbean tertiary level institution
  • Persons over the age of 21 who have been out of school for at least five years, on the basis of their overall academic and professional attainments

 

English Language Proficiency Examination

The English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) is used to assess whether persons applying to pursue undergraduate degree programmes at the UWI Open Campus possess a satisfactory level of writing and reading proficiency in English for university academic purposes. For detailed information on the ELPT, see English Language Proficiency Test.

 

Academic Preparation

  • OOL1001 Orientation to Online
  • IYRS1001 Improving your Reading Skills
  • IYSS1001 Improving your Study Skills
  • IYMS1001 Improving your Math Skills (if applicable)
  • ECON0001 Remedial Mathematics (if applicable)

 

Award of Degree

In order to be awarded the BSc Management Studies degree, students must successfully complete all of the courses outlined in the course of study below.

 

Course of Study

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

FOUN1001 English for Academic Purposes (3 credits)

MGMT2063 Research Methods for Business- Introduction to Qualitative & Quantitative (3 credits)

MGMT 3024 Business Communication (3 credits)

FOUN1101 Caribbean Civilization (3 credits)

MGMT2224 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

MGMT3116 Research Project/Practicum (6 credits)

FOUN1501 Foundations for Learning Success (3 credits)

MGMT2021 Business Law I (3 credits)

ACCT1003 Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting (3 credits)

MGMT2013 Introduction to International Business (3 credits)

MGMT 3106 Managing Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (3 credits)

 

MGMT1000 Introduction to Computers (Information Literacy & IT) – 3 credits

MGMT2006 Management Information Systems 1 (3 credits)

MGMT3105 Leadership & Motivation  (3 credits)

MGMT1001 Principles of Management (3 credits)

MKTG2001 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)

MGMT 3065 Managing Organisational Change(3 credits)

ECON1000 Principles of Economics (3 credits)

MGMT2064 Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management (3 credits)

MGMT3107 New Approaches to Management (3 credits)

ECON1003 Mathematics for Social Sciences I

                OR

ECON1004 Mathematics for Social Sciences II (3 credits)

MGMT2023 Financial Management  I (3 credits)

MGMT3061 Team Building and Management (3 credits)

ECON1005 Introductory Statistics (3 credits)

MGMT2065 Project Management (3 credits)

MGMT3031 Business Strategy & Policy (3 credits)

 

ACCT1002 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)

MGMT2026 Production and Operations Management (3 credits)

MGMT3038 Cross National Management (3 credits)

 

 

Course of Study
Level 1 
ECON1004
Mathematics for the Social Sciences II
ECON1000
Principles of Economics
MGMT1001
Principles of Management
MGMT1000
Introduction to Computers
FOUN1101
Caribbean Civilisation
ECON1005
Introductory Statistics
ACCT1003
Cost and Management Accounting
ACCT1002
Introduction to Financial Accounting
ECON1003
Mathematics for Social Sciences
FOUN1501
Foundations for Learning Success
FOUN1001
English for Academic Purposes
Level 2 
MGMT2021
Business Law
MGMT2013
Introduction to International Business
MGMT2065
Project Management
MGMT2224
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
MGMT2064
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
MGMT2063
Research Methods for Business- Introduction to Qualitative & Quantitative Methods
MGMT2026
Production & Operations Management
MKTG2001
Principles of Marketing
MGMT2023
Financial Management I
MGMT2006
Management Information Systems I
Level 3 
MGMT3107
New Approaches to Management
MGMT3105
Leadership & Motivation
MGMT3038
Cross National Management
MGMT3106
Managing Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
MGMT3065
Managing Organisational Change
MGMT3061
Team Building and Management
MGMT3116
Research Project/Practicum
MGMT3031
Business Strategy and Policy
MGMT3024
Business Communication