Get a solid grounding in all the key management disciplines. Choose to follow a general management route or specialise in one of five areas.

This course is for graduates who want to complement their non-management background with management knowledge, tools and skills. You’ll have the option to specialise in one of these areas:

  • marketing
  • operations management
  • finance
  • human resource management
  • corporate social responsibility

Key benefits

  • Excellent employment prospects. 81% of our 2019 MSc graduates accepted a job offer within three months of graduating
  •  Apply academic theory to a practical issue with an optional dissertation alternative. You’ll get valuable experience working on a real problem
  • Benefit from a strong support system. Personal tutoring will allow you to develop extracurricular academic and professional skills
  • Share your knowledge and experiences with students from diverse backgrounds. Our 2019-20 class included 20 nationalities with first degrees in engineering, law, languages and the arts

Study Details:

MSc 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Semester one

You will take these units:

  • Marketing
  • Business economics
  • Fundamentals of accounting and financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Operations management

Semester two

Compulsory units

You will take this unit:

  • Methods of management research

Optional units

You will select four of these units:

  • Virtual organising: understanding group behaviour online
  • Understanding employment law
  • Strategic management
  • Fundamentals of corporate finance
  • Financial management for international business
  • Management consulting: data driven approaches
  • Project management
  • Strategy and human resource management
  • Strategic brand management
  • Investment banking
  • Leading and managing change
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Global governance and accountability
  • Principles of corporate social responsibility
  • Supply management
  • Business analytics
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Strategies for sustainability
  • Defining your career goals
  • New product development
  • Risk and risk management
  • Economic governance and industrial policy
  • Managing strategic partnerships

Summer: Dissertation or Practice Track

Student Destinations

The practical focus of our courses will help you stand out from the crowd. You will develop key skills and work with employers from the start of your course.

Our graduates have a great employment record. Most go on to careers in a range of areas, start their own business or begin a PhD.


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Entry Requirements

2:1 or above (or its international equivalent). Your degree can be in any discipline but you must have studied a subject with high quantitative content.

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