This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.
A Masters in Management offers a wide and flexible range of options and is an excellent opportunity for those from a variety of backgrounds to acquire awareness and insight into professional management principles and practice.
This course aims to prepare you for a career in a variety of global management roles. You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and critical understanding of the major issues that businesses are confronted with when operating in international markets.
The course will equip you with the knowledge of key management areas such as marketing, finance, people management and strategy, applying real world business case studies to develop your professional and leadership skills. Designed to enable you to tailor the course to your own personal and career interests, there are a number of option modules available.
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You will study the following modules:
- Fundamentals of Management
- The Context of International Business
- Fundamentals of Leadership
- The Global Professional
Option modules may include(choose 1)
- Intelligent Business Information Systems
- Managing Sustainable Challenges
- Managing Employee Relations
- Global Business and Human Rights
- Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader
- Management Accounting
An opportunity to pursue an area that interests you or which you are passionate about comes in your choice of project. You have a choice of three routes: Research Route, Consultancy Route and New Venture Creation Route (subject to tutor approval).
- Research Methods
- Individual Research Project
- Consultancy Skills
- Group Consultancy Project
New Venture Creation
- Launch a venture
- New Venture Creation
MSc Professional Practice Placement
The Professional Practice module gives you an opportunity to reflect on your personal and professional development and put theory into practice through professional work experience. This route must be chosen at the point of application by selecting the specific (Professional Practice) route as the placement adds a further 6 months to your duration of study. Due to the competitive nature of the placement route the Professional Practice course has limited availability and places are capped.
Placements are not guaranteed and are secured through a competitive process. You may be required to undertake formal application processes and interviews with placement providers in order to successfully secure a work placement.
Assessment of this module is in the form of a reflective log.