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Business and Management

Our MSc Business and Management Masters degree offers an advanced qualification that is designed to equip you with a thorough understanding of modern management concepts and techniques. It prepares you to face the challenges of managing and working in a variety of organisations, both within Europe and internationally. You gain confidence in strategic areas including financial decision making, leadership in practice and managing across cultures.

Studying for a business Masters qualification gives you the opportunity to expand your subject knowledge and build on the skills you have gained during your undergraduate studies. The benefits extend beyond improving your earning potential. Managers in today's knowledge-based economy need to be adaptable and flexible with strong analytical capabilities. Masters-level study can prepare you for this challenge as well as providing you with specialist subject knowledge in areas such as markets, finance, customers and operations.

If you have not previously studied for a Bachelors degree in business or related subjects, our MSc Business and Management course provides grounding for a range of specialist careers including marketing, accounting, project management and human resources.

Entry requirements

Academic entry route: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent. Open entry route: At least five years' senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.5.

Course modules

Level 7 modules:
Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)
Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
Economics for Managers (20 credits)
Marketing: Principles and Practices (20 credits)
Business and Management Research Report (60 credits)*

Module options (choose a combination of modules equal to 20 credits):
Managing Across Cultures (10 credits)
Project Management (10 credits)
Human Resource Management (10 credits)
Business Strategy (10 credits)

* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

Assessment methods

We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment will be based on a combination of written assignments and engagement in online discussion forums.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Online study £ 10,608 (Whole course) 24 Months
PgDip Online study £ 7,072 (Whole course) 16 Months
PgCert Online study £ 3,536 (Whole course) 8 Months
MSc On-line study October 2018 9,000 (Whole course) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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