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Management and Digital Business

This programme will cover a range of management studies and will focus on enabling students to understand, manage and exploit the digital technologies required by modern global businesses. It is anticipated that graduates from this degree will deliver the next generation of digital applications and platforms to a wide range of industries. The programme will prepare students for a variety of job opportunities in the postgraduate market, including the areas of business operations, business analysis, and project initiative.

Entry requirements

The programme welcomes a wide range of applicants, the key entry criteria being that all candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme, and they will normally match the entry criteria below:

  • a degree from a recognised University or from an equivalent awarding institution at second class honours level or above; or
  • a professional qualification recognised as equivalent to the above; or
  • an award which the University has agreed to accept as equivalent to a degree

It is desirable that candidates have some work experience; however it is not essential.

English language requirements

Where English is not the candidate's first language, or their first degree was not wholly taught and assessed in English, an IELTS score of 6.0 must be achieved.

Course modules

Please see guidance below on core and option modules for further information on what you will study.

•Management Theory and Leadership

Covers the interdependency of management functions within an organisational structure and demonstrates how leadership can have a positive impact on those functions
•Economics and Finance

Looks at the global financial environment, the nature of global economic interdependency, international business and trade and the impacts on the micro environment of company cash flow, asset value, liabilities and leverage
•Strategic Management

Focuses on the study and application of theoretical models which underpin strategic decision making

•Management Competencies

Focuses on the development of a wide range of transferable competencies in the individual
•Managing Business Research 1 / 2

Explores the methodology, methods and tools available to researchers and culminates in the production of the research proposal itself
•Digital Business

Critically examines the successful integration and exploitation of information technologies in key business functions
•Research Project

Requires you to produce a research project that applies managerial concepts and research techniques to a significant technology-related organisational issue or problem

Assessment methods

Assessments are based on case-studies, simulations, presentations, reports, data analysis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 35 (Credit) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,250 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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