Master of Communication Management (MCM)

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Master of Communication Management (MCM)

    Master of Communications Management 2009:

    The University of Strathclyde offers the Masters in Communications Management, more commonly known as the MCM (the MBA for the telecommunications industry). It is a highly respected degree targeted to an international market. The MCM is a fulltime course, taught on campus, which is designed to address the managerial skills required by those working in the telecommunications sector. Full scholarships for fees and living expenses are available.

Course Structure

    The course comprises 8 core modules and 6 elective modules (of which students choose three).

    Students also have to satisfactorily complete a research project, which normally runs for 3 months from September to November. The project provides students with the opportunity to apply the concepts and theories studied on the course.

Core Modules

    ; The Communications Environment

    ; Communications Technology

    ; Strategic Business Planning in Communications

    ; Financial Analysis and Modelling for the Communications Sector

    ; International Human Resource Management

    ; The Principles and Practice of Communications Policy

    ; Telecommunications Law

    ; Topics in Communications Management

    Elective Modules

    ; E-Commerce and its Impact

    ; Customer-focused Management in Communications

    ; International Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances

    ; Risk and project management of projects in communications

    ; ICT and Development

    ; Exploring the Internet: organisational and policy issues


    Full scholarships covering all fees, travel expenses to and from the UK and a monthly allowance payable February to December.

Course Length

    The MCM course runs over a full calendar year from January to December inclusive. The first month involves study in your home country, followed by 11 months full-time study at the University of Strathclyde.

Entry Requirements

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    Proposed candidates for the MCM course need to demonstrate excellence in two areas. Firstly, the individual must possess a good Honours degree (or its equivalent), candidates will be considered from any discipline. Secondly, the individual is required to have worked within the telecommunications industry for a minimum of four years. Normally candidates should also have English proficiency to 6.5 IELTS or equivalent.

Application Process

Formal applications should be made to the University of Strathclyde ( ).

    The University has an online application form

    ( ) which you can use to apply for the

    degree course.

    Informal applications can be made by sending a CV plus 2 references; details of your IELTS score if English is not your first language; documentary evidence of academic and professional qualifications (copies should be sent at this stage): to Dr Jason Whalley, MCM Course Director,

    Management Science Department, Graham Hills Building, 40 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE, United Kingdom.

    Note that although the university initially will accept an informal application we must stress that it should be followed up a formal application - as only formal applications will be considered by

    the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

    If you wish further information about the degree then please contact Dr Jason Whalley, Strathclyde Business School. Email

Masters in Communications Registered Countries

    There are scholarships available for the next intake of MCM students. Typically these scholarships cover fees plus living expenses.

    Countries whose nationals are eligible for consideration for the scholarships are: Argentina, Brazil, China (including Hong Kong), Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq,

    Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela and Vietnam

    Nationals of the following countries are also eligible for the scholarships but there can be no more than one candidate accepted each year from Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique and Lesotho.

    If you wish further information about the degree then please contact Dr Jason Whalley,

    Strathclyde Business School. Email

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