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StudyQA ranking:646 Duration:12 months

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Effective management is central to business success. It proposes cohesion, teamwork, and a sense of direction. This programme is designed to provide an insight into the theories and practical skills needed for successful management and, through that, a successful business.

Effective management is central to business success. It proposes cohesion, teamwork, and a sense of direction. This programme is designed to provide an insight into the theories and practical skills needed for successful management and, through that, a successful business.

This MSc is particularly beneficial for those with non-business backgrounds. It can be as equally effective for those yet to begin their career as those looking to make significant progress in one already begun.

Blending classic management techniques with the very latest in management thinking, the MSc in Management encompasses international issues and diverse national business characteristics and settings.

What we offer

The programme is geared to providing an integrative understanding and a flexible approach to important management tasks. This will enable students to acquire expertise and skills related to their interests and their intended career path.

The aims and objectives of this MSc is to offer students:

  • an understanding of the nature and dynamics of an organisation;

  • knowledge about making business decisions in corporations to optimise profit;

  • awareness of the challenges that arise from business management such as designing tasks and motivating team members to perform.

A strong academic base, passionate faculty and international cohort will ensure a rewarding student experience in our city-centre campus. Students will have exposure to a range of guest speakers from businesses such as Lloyds TSB, Royal Bank of Scotland and Shell.

An overview of the MSc in Management programme structure, including a downloadable structure diagram with core course information for semester 1 and semester 2.

The MSc in Management runs for one calendar year, starting in mid-September. At the start of the programme out of the seven core courses you undertake six. Four or five can be taken in Semester 1 and one or two in Semester 2. These are the foundation upon which the whole MSc is built and ensures a common basis of knowledge across the different areas.

In Semester 2, you also begin to tailor your studies towards your career interests, through the selection of your two option courses.

Finally, your MSc dissertation brings all of the year's learning together in a piece of work unique to each student.

Entrance to our MSc programmes is strongly competitive. You can increase your chances of a successful application by exceeding the minimum programme requirements.Academic requirementsYou will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree from a good university in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.Academic backgroundAn undergraduate degree in any subject is normally required.The minimum academic requirement is a UK 2:1 honours degree in a related subject or an equivalent international qualification.Some examples of equivalent qualifications:Canada: mid B+; 3.3+ (4 point scale); 7.3/8+ (9 point scale)China: 80-85%+; B+Germany: 2.5+ (reverse 5 point scale); Sehr Gut/GutIndia: 1st Class degree (60%+)Nigeria: 2:1South Africa: 2:1/1stUSA: GPA 3.25+ (4 point scale)If your home country is not listed above, consult the minimum grade point average (GPA) required by following the link below.Minimum English language requirementWe require all applicants to meet one of the following English language requirements:You are a national of a majority English-speaking country as defined by the Home Office.You have completed an academic qualification at least equivalent to a UK Bachelors degree, which was taught in a majority English-speaking country.You have or will have achieved the minimum required score in one our accepted English language tests.All tests or methods of assessment must be dated within two years of the start date of the programme.Please refer to the UK Home Office website for a list of majority English-speaking countriesAccepted Secure English Language TestsWe accept results from the following English language tests:IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 7.0 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section)PTE (Pearson Test of English): 67 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): Grade BCAE (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English): Grade ATOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) iBT: 100 (with scores no lower than 20 in each section) English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 80 (Grade A) TOEFL iBT® test: 100 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.
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