About this course
Strategic planning is an organisation’s process of defining its strategy or direction and making appropriate decisions on the allocation of resources to best achieve its objectives.
The course contains significant elements of finance and management accounting. It provides the necessary tools for quantitative assessment of corporate performance and investment opportunities.Your development
On completion of the course, you will be able to show practical skills and the ability to:
The course is modular, comprising 180 credits.
You must also complete a dissertation, which takes the form of a consultant’s report. You will choose a company and use available information to produce your report along with recommendations on performance and strategy.Facilities
Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:
Our facilities provide:
View some of the Business School facilities.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Associate of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and provides you exemptions from professional examinations.
Read about our CIMA and ACCA exemptions on the Newcastle University Business School site.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
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A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. You also need to have a good basic level of numeracy equivalent to UK GCSE or above.English Language Requirements:
To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language Requirements.
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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