Advanced Industrial Practice (Wastes Management) MSc

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2-5 Years
Location
Work-Based Blended Learning
Start Date
May

Overview Updated 09/05/2019

MSc Advanced Industrial Practice (Wastes Management) is aimed specifically at those in positions of responsibly working in Wastes Management who want to develop their expertise within their current profession. The flexible, innovative framework provides learners not only with the opportunity to gain recognition for professional experience and practice, but also to negotiate learning within the workplace to achieve a postgraduate qualification (PGCert, PGDip, and MSc). This innovative approach enables learners to enhance their effectiveness in their current role whilst simultaneously working towards a qualification.

Course

Highlights

  • Work-Based Blended Learning that fits around your schedule.
  • Allow professionally-accredited and experienced staff in the NDT demonstrate the intellectual rigour of their work-place experience.
  • Industrial Practice Research Project.

Additional

Information

Blended Learning Opportunities

The Advanced Industrial Practice programmes of study will be primarily delivered through blended learning supported through the University’s virtual learning environment.  On-campus group based induction and workshop sessions will be available for all learners. In addition, on-line induction and workshop sessions will be held for those who cannot attend in person.

Course Details

Recognising Industrial Practice

An innovative application of APEL in work-based learning contexts, the Recognising Industrial Practice module, provides a useful, critical and reflective mechanism that can be used by individuals and organisations as part of a customised and flexible programme of study. You will be required to produce a critical reflective statement based on your industrial experience to date, addressing the competencies to achieve CIWM membership status. The University and CIWM will support you in a variety of ways, including workshops, and tutorials/specific guidance on a range of topics such as critical thinking and reflective writing.

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Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

This award is specifically aimed at those working at middle management and above within a Wastes Management-related discipline. Applicants will normally be a Chartered Wastes Manager and a member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management. Applicants should normally possess at least 3 year’s relevant professional experience at a managerial level.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTs 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Industrial Practice Research Project (60 Credits)
    Module code: ENVM058
    Core Module Y
  • Negotiated Work Based Learning 1 – Wastes Management (30 Credits)
    Module code: ENVM081
    Core Module Y
  • Negotiated Work Based Learning 2 – Wastes Management (30 Credits)
    Module code: ENVM082
    Core Module Y
  • Recognising Industrial Practice (60 Credits)
    Module code: APELM004
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

The defining features of the proposed programme are:

  • The Recognising Industrial Practice module where you are required to critically reflect on your wastes management career to date.
  • Negotiated Learning provides you with a more forward-looking perspective to allow you to both identify and negotiate new projects/work-related activities. The topics to be investigated will be agreed between yourself, your employer and the University.
  • The Advanced Professional Practice Research Project is the key test of the attainment of Master’s degree standard, and its purpose is to contribute substantially to the research training.  You will be required to show an understanding of the philosophy and principles of ‘traditional academic’ research and demonstrate competence in undertaking a wastes management related research project.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

If you are starting a Master’s course in 2019/20  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

If you are starting a Master’s course in 2018/19  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

Additional Costs

There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

  • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
  • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
    (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
  • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

*Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

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Updated 09/05/2019

  • MSc Advanced Industrial Practice (Wastes Management) is aimed specifically at those in positions of responsibly working in Wastes Management who want to develop their expertise within their current profession. The flexible, innovative framework provides learners not only with the opportunity to gain recognition for professional experience and practice, but also to negotiate learning within the workplace to achieve a postgraduate qualification (PGCert, PGDip, and MSc). This innovative approach enables learners to enhance their effectiveness in their current role whilst simultaneously working towards a qualification.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Work-Based Blended Learning that fits around your schedule.
    • Allow professionally-accredited and experienced staff in the NDT demonstrate the intellectual rigour of their work-place experience.
    • Industrial Practice Research Project.
  • Recognising Industrial Practice

    An innovative application of APEL in work-based learning contexts, the Recognising Industrial Practice module, provides a useful, critical and reflective mechanism that can be used by individuals and organisations as part of a customised and flexible programme of study. You will be required to produce a critical reflective statement based on your industrial experience to date, addressing the competencies to achieve CIWM membership status. The University and CIWM will support you in a variety of ways, including workshops, and tutorials/specific guidance on a range of topics such as critical thinking and reflective writing.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Blended Learning Opportunities

    The Advanced Industrial Practice programmes of study will be primarily delivered through blended learning supported through the University’s virtual learning environment.  On-campus group based induction and workshop sessions will be available for all learners. In addition, on-line induction and workshop sessions will be held for those who cannot attend in person.

    • Discover more

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

  • This award is specifically aimed at those working at middle management and above within a Wastes Management-related discipline. Applicants will normally be a Chartered Wastes Manager and a member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management. Applicants should normally possess at least 3 year’s relevant professional experience at a managerial level.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTs 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Industrial Practice Research Project (60 Credits)
      Module code: ENVM058
      Core Module Y
    • Negotiated Work Based Learning 1 – Wastes Management (30 Credits)
      Module code: ENVM081
      Core Module Y
    • Negotiated Work Based Learning 2 – Wastes Management (30 Credits)
      Module code: ENVM082
      Core Module Y
    • Recognising Industrial Practice (60 Credits)
      Module code: APELM004
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    The defining features of the proposed programme are:

    • The Recognising Industrial Practice module where you are required to critically reflect on your wastes management career to date.
    • Negotiated Learning provides you with a more forward-looking perspective to allow you to both identify and negotiate new projects/work-related activities. The topics to be investigated will be agreed between yourself, your employer and the University.
    • The Advanced Professional Practice Research Project is the key test of the attainment of Master’s degree standard, and its purpose is to contribute substantially to the research training.  You will be required to show an understanding of the philosophy and principles of ‘traditional academic’ research and demonstrate competence in undertaking a wastes management related research project.
    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    If you are starting a Master’s course in 2019/20  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    If you are starting a Master’s course in 2018/19  and wish to apply for a Post Graduate Loan through Student Finance England you must apply for and enrol onto the full MSc Award (180 credits)  and complete your study within 2 academic years

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

    Additional Costs

    There are currently no additional costs anticipated for this course for 2019 entry.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    • *Part Time Stage 1 £800 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Certificate exit award available on completion of 60 credits)
    • *Part Time Stage 2 £1,600 (60 Credits)
      (Postgraduate Diploma exit award available on completion of 120 credits in total)
    • Part Time Stage 3 £1,600 (60 Credit Project/Dissertation)

    Full MSc awarded on completion of all 180 credits

    *Please note Stage 1 & Stage 2 can be studied in a single academic year.

*Course data provided by Unistats

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