Management

MSc, 1 year, full-time

This is for you if... you want to develop an in-depth understanding of the nature of management and human behaviour within organisations and develop the skills necessary to be an effective manager.

Course Description

The MSc in Management combines a comprehensive grounding in the functions of management with a critical analysis of the context in which managers work. You will develop a critical understanding of the economic, social and political environments which affect organisational life.

The course features a combination of core and option modules which allow you to focus on areas of interest that relate to your professional needs. You will develop an understanding of the main theories, models, frameworks, and techniques of management and have the scope to focus on specialist areas including comparative industrial relations, corporate governance, international human resources management, managing information: technology and systems, knowledge management and managing diversity.

This degree will equip you with the skills to critically evaluate the published literature on management and organisations and to synthesise the range of issues and perspectives which inform research and practice in the field. It will also develop your practical transferable skills including the ability to conduct independent research. You will have the opportunity to develop the expertise and knowledge to manage competently, capably and ethically.

The course has been designed to meet the needs of newly qualified graduates and professionals setting out in their careers as managers.

Key Facts
Start date
September each year
Department
School of Business
Contact
Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0)116 252 5382
pgadmissions@le.ac.uk

School of Business website

Why Leicester?

We are a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools, and hold a Small Chartered Business Award in recognition of our role in helping to kick-start British enterprise.

Our multi-disciplinary approach to management draws on anthropology, cultural studies, economics, sociology, politics and psychology – as well as traditional management theories.

We are a proud signatory to PRME – the Principles for Responsible Management Education, organised by the United Nations and business schools worldwide.

Our wide range of option modules provide you with the flexibility to tailor your study around your interests.

Course Structure

Core modules

Core modules


  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Business Economics
  • International Business
  • Management in Practice
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behavior
  • Research Methods for Managers
  • Strategic Management

Plus your dissertation

 

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Option modules

Option modules

Choose two option modules from:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Marketing
  • Knowledge Management
  • Operations Management

Modules shown represent choices available to current students. The range of modules available and the content of any individual module may change in future years.

Teaching and Assessment

You will be taught through a mixture of methods, including seminars, lectures, group work, case study analysis and guided reading. You will be assigned a personal tutor who has a pastoral role and can offer support and advice.

Your work will be assessed through both assignments and examinations, plus a 15,000-word dissertation.

Entry Requirements

A good UK honours degree or its equivalent, or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution, or a relevant graduate level professional qualification.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

International Qualifications

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Fees and Funding

Career Opportunities

Our Business, Management and Human Resources courses have been developed with the professional in mind and offer many opportunities for career enhancement. Our courses are both intellectually stimulating and relevant to career needs, a fact endorsed by over 20,000 School of Business graduates from about 100 countries.

By taking the MSc in Management, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of management, marketing, human resource development, operations management and corporate social responsibility which will enhance your professional development and career prospects.

 

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Course Qualification Duration Start Dates Availability
Management MSc 1 year full-time September each year Apply Now
Course
Management
Qualification
MSc
Duration
1 year full-time
Start Dates
September each year
Availability