Timetable and Joining Instructions

The Chester Business Masters is an intensive, one year full-time course which commences in September of each year and finishes the following August.

You will receive your online enrolment instructions and a welcome pack with all the requisite information after 16th August. Please ensure that you enrol as soon as possible. You must be enrolled prior to commencing the ECDL on 15th September.

Timetable for September 2015 - August 2016


14th  -  16th Sep 2015

Learning Space, Library, Main Campus

9.30-4.15 (11.30 on Wed)

Fast track ECDL computer skills for students without the ECDL certificate (taught in the following order - 2, 3, 7, 4, 5, 6, 1)

  • Module 1: IT Security for Users
  • Module 2: Using the Computer and Managing Files/IT User Fundamentals
  • Module 3: Word Processing
  • Module 4: Spreadsheets
  • Module 5: Databases
  • Module 6: Presentations
  • Module 7: Web Browsing and Communication/Using the Internet and Email

23rd Sep - 25th Sep 2015


September 23rd, 9.30am - 1.00pm Induction, Queen's Park Campus

September 23rd, 2.00pm - 3.00pm LIS Induction Library, Main Campus

September 24th & 25th, 9.30am - 5.00pm Self Review, Queen's Park Campus

9th Oct & 16th Oct 2015


October 9th 9.30am - 5.00pm Organisational Environment, Queen's Park Campus

October 16th 9.30am - 5.00pm Organisational Environment, Queen's Park Campus

12th Oct - 14th Oct 2015

Main Campus, Binks CBK301

October 12th 10.00am –  4.00pm PRINCE 2

October 13th 10.00am – 1:00pm Analytics

October 13th 2:00pm – 5:00pm Digital Marketing & Apps

October 14th 10.00am -14:00pm Apps2, Social Media & Employability

October - December 2015

October 19th - Placement One commences for 20 weeks

November 12th & 13th - Skills & Approaches for Work Based Learning, Queen's Park Campus

November 13th - Self Review Hand In

November 20th - Organisational Environment Hand In

January 2016

Jan 22nd - Skills & Approaches Hand In

March - April 2016


March 11th - Placement One ends 

March 17th & 18th - Presentation and hand in of first consultancy project, Queen's Park Campus

March 24th & April 22nd - Designing Practitioner Research module, Queen's Park Campus

April 11th - Placement Two commences 

May - August 2016

June 28th - Designing Practitioner Research module hand in

Aug 26th - Placement Two ends

Aug 30th - Completion and submission of second consultancy project to company

2nd  December 2016

Final Submission Date for second Triple NELM