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EdD – Doctorate in Education awarded by Horizons University

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Accreditations and recognition

Horizons University is a Paris-based non-profit institution registered with the French Ministry of Education to provide on-campus and online degree programs. on (Registration ID : 0451674A).

Horizons University is registered and authorized by Paris Regional Professional Training Control Department to provide professional training both in France and overseas (Reference ID : 11752996775).

Horizons Universty is additionally accredited by:

  1. ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities)
  2. ECBE (European Council for Business Education) and
  3. ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).
  4. Horizons University is a member of EADL. EADL represents European organisations offering high quality and educationally sound distance learning.

Introduction

The Education Doctorate programme is practitioner-oriented and designed to be of functional significance to the practice of education management.

This holistic programme aligns applied scholarly research with professional practices and provides the opportunity to theoretically learn and reflect on activities and practices to be applied in a professional context.

The Education Doctorate degree ( EdD) intended to allow learners the opportunity to embark on careers as applied researchers, consultants, and senior management roles.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this programme, students will be able to:

  • demonstrate the ability to advocate for all stakeholders, utilizing the knowledge and tools necessary, to create and sustain vibrant educational environments.
  • demonstrate the knowledge and skills to apply organizational theory, management skills, leadership strategies, and data to transform organizations.
  • demonstrate the ability to select, interpret, and apply theory and research to address a variety of compelling problems in education.
  • demonstrate the ability to plan and conduct research and evaluation studies with a clear purpose to improve educational lives of others and based on findings make recommendations to improve future educational practices.

Programme Structure

  • Understanding Learning & Learners
    • Managing and Leading Digital Education
    • Education Research and Methodology
  • Creating Conducive Learning Environment
    • Leadership and Organisation Transformation
    • Education Research and Methodology
  • Thesis

Delivery Mode

(a) Mode A: Blended Learning mode

Each taught unit will have a total of 12 hours of face to face lectures and 18 hours of online tutoring and online interactions with the Unit/ Module Leader.

(b) Mode B: Fully Online mode

Each taught unit will have a total of 18 hours of Online Learning, tutorials and interactions with the Unit/ Module Leader.

Duration: Expected duration of completion: 12 months

Learning Support

Students will be provided access to online learning and management system which enable a student to:

  • Access guide and tutorial on how to use the online learning system
  • Access online learning materials for each module
  • Reference materials including case studies, articles and ebooks
  • Access to online Module Leader via the online discussion postings
  • Access to download assignment questions
  • Access to submit and upload assignment online
  • Supervisors to guide Thesis
  • Check results

Note: Students on Blended Learning mode at Approved Learning centre will have between 10-12 hours of face to face classes per module conducted by approved facilitators.

Assessment

1. All Taught Modules
100% Coursework with word count of between 3500-4000 words.

2. Thesis
100% Thesis submitted with word count of between  a minimum of 20000 To a maximum of 30,000 words. Mandatory Viva to defend Thesis.

Entry Requirements

  • Possess a recognised Master’s degree in the relevant field, OR
  • Other qualifications recognised by the Horizons University as equivalent to a Master degree.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency in order to participate in the programme taught in English.

Advanced Standing (APL)

Advanced Standing / Exemptions / Credits Transfer (APL)

Consideration for the above for students admitted onto the programme may be considered either at the beginning of a programme, or beyond the beginning of a programme, through an assessment of that student’s prior learning, whether certificated or un-certificated.  The process for making such a decision is known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.

Where cohorts of students are to be admitted with advanced standing on a regular basis, the arrangement should be subject to an Academic Progression Agreement.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Administration (including three specializations in: Hospitality and Tourism Management | Beauty Therapy | Early Childhood) – awarded by Horizons University, Paris

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Accreditations and recognition

Horizons University is a Paris-based non-profit institution registered with the French Ministry of Education to provide on-campus and online degree programs. on (Registration ID : 0451674A).

Horizons University is registered and authorized by Paris Regional Professional Training Control Department to provide professional training both in France and overseas (Reference ID : 11752996775).

Horizons Universty is additionally accredited by:

  1. ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities)
  2. ECBE (European Council for Business Education) and
  3. ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).
  4. Horizons University is a member of EADL. EADL represents European organisations offering high quality and educationally sound distance learning.

Introduction

The demand for top up degree arises from an emerging trend where a large pool of Diploma and Higher National Diploma holders seek to upgrade their qualifications to a highly reputable degree in business administration combined with a functional, sector or industry based specialisation which, while equipping successful students with the requisite knowledge and understanding required to conduct modern business, allows the individual to pursue the demands of a specific industry or topic area within the holistic framework of business administration as a whole.

Programme Aims

The programme  aims to provide students with:

  • an in-depth understanding of business theory;
  • the ability to apply business theory in a variety of business situations;
  • tasks and challenges that develop key transferable skills essential to a career in business and management;
  • the skills and underpinning knowledge necessary to evaluate dynamic business situations and find effective and workable business solutions;
  • key transferable skills essential to a career in business.

Programme Specialisation and Awards

1. Bachelor of Arts( Hons) in Business Administration

2. Bachelor of Arts( Hons) in Business Administration (Tourism Management)

3. Bachelor of Arts( Hons) in Business Administration (Beauty Therapy)

4. Bachelor of Arts( Hons) in Business Administration (Early Childhood Education)

Programme Structure

  • Business Administration:
    • Strategic Management
    • Business Innovation
    • Service Marketing
    • Business Planning
    • International HRM
    • Cross Cultural Management
    • Work Based Project
  • Tourism Management:
    • Strategic Management
    • Business Innovation
    • Service Marketing
    • Business Planning
    • International HRM
    • Cross Cultural Management
    • Work Based Project
  •  Early Childhood:
    • Strategic Management
    • Business Innovation
    • Service Marketing
    • Business Planning
    • Engaging Parents and Communities in Early Childhood Education
    • Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programmes
    • Work Based Project
  • Beauty Therapy:
    • Strategic Management
    • Business Innovation
    • Service Marketing
    • Business Planning
    • Health and Safety For Hair and Beauty Professionals
    • Salon and Spa Management
    • Work Based Project

(a) To complete the programme and gain the BA (Hons) in Business Administration with chosen specialisation award, students must successfully complete and earn a total of 120 UK credits made up of 90 credits 6 taught modules and a 30 credits Work Based Project which must be based on chosen specialisation area or the equivalent of 60 ECTS,

(b) Each semester/ term will be delivered over duration of 6 weeks per module where the cycle of delivery will follow a prescribed unit planner for a full academic year.

(c) Duration of completion is 10-12 months

Delivery Mode

(a) Mode A: Blended Learning mode

Each taught unit will have a total of 12 hours of face to face lectures and 18 hours of online tutoring and online interactions with the Unit/ Module Leader.

(b) Mode B: Fully Online mode

Each taught unit will have a total of 18 hours of Online Learning, tutorials and interactions with the Unit/ Module Leader.

Learning Support

Students will be provided access to online learning and management system which enable a student to:

  • Access guide and tutorial on how to use the online learning system
  • Access online learning materials for each module
  • Reference materials including case studies, articles and ebooks
  • Access to online Module Leader via the online discussion postings
  • Access to download assignment questions
  • Access to submit and upload assignment online
  • Supervisors to guide Work Based Project
  • Check results

Note: Students on Blended Learning mode at Approved Learning centre will have between 10-12 hours of face to face classes per module conducted by approved facilitators.

Assessment

1. All Taught Modules
100% Coursework with word count of between 3000-4000 words.

2.Work Based Project
100% Project submitted with word count of between 7000-8000 words.

Entry Requirements

The minimum entry requirements for the programme are as follows:

  • Applicants for Direct Entry to this Level 6 Top Up programme will be expected to have 240 credits or equivalent gained on a business-related programme such as Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma or  Diploma or equivalents.
  • No specific syllabus mapping is required but successful applicants will have covered key functional areas of business (i.e. Operations, Finance, HRM & Marketing)
  • Mature students without formal qualifications, but with appropriate experience, may be admitted to the course in-line with the policy and provision for Accreditation of Prior Learning and Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning regarding mature students.
  • Demonstrate English Language proficiency in order to participate in the programme taught in English.

Advanced Standing (APL)

Advanced Standing / Exemptions / Credits Transfer (APL)

Consideration for the above for students admitted onto the programme may be considered either at the beginning of a programme, or beyond the beginning of a programme, through an assessment of that student’s prior learning, whether certificated or un-certificated.  The process for making such a decision is known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.

Where cohorts of students are to be admitted with advanced standing on a regular basis, the arrangement should be subject to an Academic Progression Agreement.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

Master of Arts in International Business Administration awarded by Horizons University, Paris

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Accreditations and recognition

Horizons University is a Paris-based non-profit institution registered with the French Ministry of Education to provide on-campus and online degree programs. on (Registration ID : 0451674A).

Horizons University is registered and authorized by Paris Regional Professional Training Control Department to provide professional training both in France and overseas (Reference ID : 11752996775).

Horizons Universty is additionally accredited by:

  1. ASIC (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities)
  2. ECBE (European Council for Business Education) and
  3. ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs).
  4. Horizons University is a member of EADL. EADL represents European organisations offering high quality and educationally sound distance learning.

Programme Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the MIBA will be able to:

(a)  Use self-assessment, reflection, evaluation, feedback and developments in theory and evidence-based practice to improve their ethical business practice in a variety of contexts.

(b)  Apply a deep understanding of relevant theory and practices to predict outcomes and create business solutions in complex environment.

(c)  Communicate key issues effectively and creatively using numerical, graphical, oral and written skills.

(d)  Conduct ethical research on business topics, based on critical analysis of academic research and professional practice, and communicate findings.

(e)  Demonstrate proficiency in a broad area of Business and Management

Programme Structure

  1. Strategic Management
  2. Marketing Management
  3. Operations Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Leading Change
  6. Managing Projects
  7. Managerial Accounting
  8. Managing Human Resources
  9. Work Based Project

Delivery Mode

(a) Mode A: Blended Learning mode

Each taught unit will have a total of 12 hours of face to face lectures and 18 hours of online tutoring and online interactions with the Unit/ Module Leader.

(b) Mode B: Fully Online mode

Each taught unit will have a total of 18 hours of Online Learning, tutorials and interactions with the Unit/ Module Leader.

Learning Support

Students will be provided access to online learning and management system which enable a student to:

  • Access guide and tutorial on how to use the online learning system
  • Access online learning materials for each module
  • Reference materials including case studies, articles and ebooks
  • Access to online Module Leader via the online discussion postings
  • Access to download assignment questions
  • Access to submit and upload assignment online
  • Supervisors to guide Work Based Project
  • Check results

Note: Students on Blended Learning mode at Approved Learning centre will have between 10-12 hours of face to face classes per module conducted by approved facilitators.

Assessment

1. All Taught Modules
100% Coursework with word count of between 3500-4000 words.

2.Work Based Project
100% Project submitted with word count of between 7000-8000 words

Entry Requirements

(a) A Bachelor’s Degree qualification in any subject from a recognised institution.

(b) A professional qualification equivalent to a degree and a minimum of two years of working experience.

(c) Mature and high potential candidates without degree or equivalent qualifications but hold  Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas with more than six years of work experience of which at least two years are at supervisory / managerial level.

(d) Mature and high potential candidates without Diploma qualifications but with more than 8  years of work experience of which at least 3 years are at supervisory /managerial levels.

(e) Demonstrate English Language proficiency in order to participate in the programme taught in English.

Advanced Standing (APL)

Advanced Standing / Exemptions / Credits Transfer (APL)

Consideration for the above for students admitted onto the programme may be considered either at the beginning of a programme, or beyond the beginning of a programme, through an assessment of that student’s prior learning, whether certificated or un-certificated.  The process for making such a decision is known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a matter of academic judgment exercised by the appointed panel considering applications and approvals of APL.

Where cohorts of students are to be admitted with advanced standing on a regular basis, the arrangement should be subject to an Academic Progression Agreement.

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us.

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