Manchester Metropolitan University

Professional Development

The Professional Development pathway enables you to build a bespoke and flexible CPD qualification based on your interests. You can choose units of study from a selected number of our Master's programmes, across a number of business-related disciplines to achieve this bespoke qualification.

Entry requirements

Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in a business-related subject. We will also consider your application if you have significant management experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.

Course modules

Modules include: Optional units: 5u7z0044; academic and professional development; applied economic theory; behavioural economics and financial decision making; business analytics; business and performance management; business psychology in action; contemporary issues in marketing strategy; corporate finance and strategy; corporate reporting and finance; corporate reputation and media management; creative advertising; critical reflections on self as leader and leadership practice; developing skills for business leadership; economic and quantitative analysis; emerging technologies for the enterprise; employment resourcing, relations and law; ethics, responsibility and equality; financial economics and the banking crisis; financial planning and wealth management; HR in context; HR policy and practice; integrated marketing communications planning and control; international and comparative HRM; international brand strategy; international corporate reporting and governance; international environment; international strategy and management; key debates in contemporary international relations; leadership and management in PR; leading, managing and developing people; logistics and supply chain concepts and practices; management practice; management research report (HRM); organisational learning and knowledge management; performance and reward; place development theory and practice; place intelligence and forecasting; policy for sustainable development; principles of place leadership, governance and partnership development; principles of place management, marketing and branding; project management concepts and practices; project management organisation and systems; public relations theory and strategy; strategic information systems and technology; strategic learning, coaching and talent development; strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship; sustainable leadership for the future; taxation and retirement planning.
Modules include: Optional units: 5u7z0044; academic and professional development; applied economic theory; behavioural economics and financial decision making; business analytics; business and performance management; business psychology in action; contemporary issues in marketing strategy; corporate finance and strategy; corporate reporting and finance; corporate reputation and media management; creative advertising;
critical reflections on self as leader and leadership practice; developing skills for business leadership; economic and quantitative analysis; emerging technologies for the enterprise; employment resourcing, relations and law;
ethics, responsibility and equality; financial economics and the banking crisis; financial planning and wealth management; HR in context; HR policy and practice; integrated marketing communications planning and control;
international and comparative HRM; international brand strategy; international corporate reporting and governance;
international environment; international strategy and management; key debates in contemporary international relations; leadership and management in PR; leading, managing and developing people; logistics and supply chain concepts and practices; management practice; management research report (HRM); organisational learning and knowledge management; performance and reward; place development theory and practice; place intelligence and forecasting; policy for sustainable development; principles of place leadership, governance and partnership development; principles of place management, marketing and branding; project management concepts and practices; project management organisation and systems; public relations theory and strategy; strategic information systems and technology; strategic learning, coaching and talent development; strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship; sustainable leadership for the future; taxation and retirement planning.

Fees

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time block-release September 2017 1,410 (Year 1) Home/EU 8 8 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time block-release September 2017 2,400 (Year 1) Channel Islands 16 16 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time block-release September 2017 2,400 (Year 1) International 16 16 Months
MSc Part-time block-release September 2017 2,400 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time block-release September 2017 1,410 (Year 1) Home/EU 16 16 Months
MSc Part-time block-release September 2017 2,400 (Year 1) International 2 2 Years
MSc Part-time block-release September 2017 1,410 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time block-release September 2017 2,400 (Year 1) Channel Islands 8 8 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time block-release September 2017 2,400 (Year 1) International 8 8 Months

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