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MSc Business and Management

The MSc Business and Management offers you the flexibility and choice at masters level. You can choose to pursue the following award titles:

MSc Business and Management
MSc Business and Management (International Business)
MSc Business and Management (Finance)
MSc Business and Management (Marketing)
MSc Business and Management (Operations and Global Supply Chains)

Graduate with a wealth of experience. Our graduates have gone on to work in human resource and talent management, operations and global supply chain management, financial management, project management, marketing and strategic management. Graduates have been successful in securing management level jobs with Ernst and Young GmbH, DHL International Ltd., Deloitte LLP, Novell Worldwide, and HP Enterprise Services. 

Year 1

During the first semester you will attend lectures and tutorials for core modules that have been selected to provide you with a fundamental underpinning in the subject area of Business and Management. Core modules studied in semester 1: International Business Context and Finance, Leadership and Management Essentials, and Marketing and Strategy. The second semester of the programme commences with an intensive introduction to the 60 credit project, and associated research methods training. You will also pursue your choice of elective module, and complete the remaining 40 credits of the Business and Management ‘core’: Knowledge Management and Decision Making, and Operations and Project Management. During the summer term, you will work independently to carry out your research project. You will receive guidance from a member of academic staff, appointed as your supervisor.

Core modules

  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Operations and Project Management


  • Knowledge Management and Decision Making
  • International Business Context and Finance
  • CLeadership and Management Essentials

Optional modules

  • International Finance
  • Human Resources and Talent Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Competitive Marketing Strategy
  • International Trade Policy and Politics
  • Futures Perspectives in Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and New Product Development
  • International Strategic Management
  • Quality Management and Lean Thinking
  • Contemporary Organisation
  • International Cooperative Strategy
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Every postgraduate taught course has a detailed programme specification document describing the programme aims, the programme structure, the teaching and learning methods, the learning outcomes and the rules of assessment.

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