MSc Business Management

Postgraduate, Online learning

Business Management MSc



Our online Masters in Business Management is designed so that you can study any time and place during term time

Overview

Whether you’re contemplating a career in business or looking to enhance your qualifications, our online MSc Business Management will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need.

This course is designed to deliver accessible, creative and flexible postgraduate business education and offer a choice in how, when and where you study.

It’s ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal commitments with their studies. This is a fully online course that will build on your existing experience and knowledge and enhance it with up to date business theory.

You may wish to combine your MSc Business Management with one of the following specialisms to reflect your area of interest:

Mode of Study:

Online learning (available as Full-time)

Duration:

2-3 years

Start date:

SepJanMay


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Course details

Our online course has been developed for the dynamic global business environment. It focuses on developing skills in the application of management theories to current practice and a thorough understanding of leadership, giving you the expertise you need to take on senior roles.

You’ll gain a sound theoretical grounding in business management and stimulate an enquiring, analytical approach.

You’ll also learn how to address global business issues with innovative and creative problem solving techniques, applying critical thinking and strategic reasoning to real-life business issues.

What you study

  • Creating Business Excellence and Marketing
  • Business Economics and Finance in a Global Environment
  • Organisational Change and Management
  • Leadership, Strategy and Innovation
  • Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management
  • Managing Innovation
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation (40 credits)

For the award of MSc you must successfully pass all eight modules, giving a total of 180 credits. All modules are 20 credits, except where indicated.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught

    This course is delivered fully online and will take between 2-3 years to complete. You'll study eight modules in total, with a maximum of two modules at a time over each trimester. The online materials have been designed to support you to study at a place and pace which suits your needs.

    Our online learning environment uses materials created especially for the course by our module leaders. Your learning experience will be enriched through online discussions that supplement the written materials, as well as opportunities to analyse case studies from diverse sectors and articles from leading academics and practicing professionals.

    You’ll learn through a combination of self-directed independent online learning materials, online discussion topics and independent study.
  • note and pen Assessments

    Assessments for this course include:

    • Reports / case studies
    • Digital end of unit test
    • Dissertation
    • Project
    • Essays

    If there is any question regarding the authorship of any submitted assessments, we reserve the right to require students to undertake an online viva.

Disclaimer

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

The Business School

We are a modern, global and dynamic business school home to students, staff and researchers inspired by the world around them to provide creative, sustainable solutions to economic challenges and the needs of society.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
All Students 2018/19 2019/20
All students *£770 tba
Modules are purchased via our online store and paid for in full at time of enrollment.
This course comprises of 180 credits, therefore the total cost is currently £6,930.


Fees for modules are calculated according to the number of credits (multiples of 20). The rate shown in the table is for 20 credits*.
Frequently Asked Questions about Fees
Information of Bursaries and Scholarships

Impact case studies

See just a few of the ways that our researchers have made an impact on the economy, industry and society.

Careers

In recent years, students have come to our MSc courses with degrees from many different disciplines, and have gone on to build careers in a range of industries in the public, private and voluntary/not-for-profit sectors.


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