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    The Master in Management programme is for managers who wish to pursue studies at a higher level by adding a specialisation. Students build on their knowledge from the work environment and previous learning, whilst developing a critical theoretical perspective which will inform their own developing Management practice. The programme aims to advance an individual´s knowledge of Management and Business Administration and develop strategic thinking. This master is an overall joined programme with the MBA.

    Saxion University offers this MA programme in co-operation with the University of Greenwich: successful students obtain an internationally recognized British degree, Master of Arts. The course is practical in nature, being case-based and relying on students relating their own experience to the concepts, theory and models.

    Career prospects

    The Master in Management programme offers graduates an opportunity to prepare for their roles as potential senior managers, while achieving immediate improvement in managerial performance. It can lead to progression in all areas of management.

    The course consists 10 modules, which will be offered in a period of ca 9 months. After having obtained 150 UK credits, the students can (further) concentrate on their independent business research project (30 credits). It is possible to complete the course in 12 months, although it sometimes takes 1,5 year to finish. The total number of credits of the entire programme is 180 UK credits.


    Academic and professional development (30 credits):

    • Foundations of Scholarship and Business Research Skills (15)
    • Leadership, Personal Development and Career Management (15)

    Strategic Adaptation (30 credits):

    • Managing the Value Chain (Integrated Marketing & Operations (20)
    • Business Analysis (10)

    Strategic resource management (30 credits):

    • Human Resource Management and Information Management (15)
    • Financial Management (15)

    Strategic organisational challenge and change (30 credits):

    • Strategy and Transformation (20)
    • Business Context and International Business Environment (10)

    Integrative Strategy Workshops and Simulations (15 credits):

    • Workshops and Simulations (15)

    Creative problem solving and Consultancy programme (15 credits):

    • Consultancy (15)

    Independent Business Research Project (30 credits)

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of the programme you have acquired an understanding of the interrelationship of the functional areas of management, and you will look at business issues from a holistic corporate perspective. In addition you will understand the relationship between an organization and its environment and grasp the importance of this for the development of a successful strategy and operation of the organization.

    Next to knowledge extension in the field of a.o. financial management, general management and human resource management, the programme enables you to improve your personal performance. For example the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using a broad range of media. Curiosity and the need to acquire knowledge are basic conditions for successful participation.

    University requirements

    Program requirements

    A Bachelor´s degree in a related business field plus.An equivalent of 12 months fulltime and relevant working experience.Minimum of TOEFL 550, IELTS 6 or similar English Language qualification.For all Saxion pathways the following general entry requirements are necessary:The student must demonstrate that they have the ability, motivation and determination to successfully complete the course;The student must be admissible to Higher Education through a diploma of secondary education/high school diploma with good results such as for Dutch students VWO, HAVO or MBO and for foreign students diplomas which are equivalent to e.g. the German Abitur (algemeine Hochschulreife), the British GCE A-levels or (I) GCSE grades A, B or C, the French Baccalaureat or the American High School (top stream or plus 1 year's college);The student must have sufficient English language skills for the specific course.The students´ qualifications will be assessed by the Admission Officer of the specific Course on the basis of provided Diplomas, Curriculum Vitae, a letter of motivation and if necessary an Intake Interview. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test: 80
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