Management

MSc, 1 year, full-time

This is for you if... you want a stimulating and intellectually challenging degree that will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the nature of management and human behaviour within organisations.

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 Award in recognition of our role in helping to kick-start British enterprise.

The research talents at Leicester are far-reaching and this research feeds directly into our teaching, allowing you to learn from those currently involved in cutting-edge research in your area of interest.

Our wide range of option modules provide you with the flexibility to tailor your study around your interests and with the skills and knowledge to move into a variety of careers or postgraduate research.

Course Structure

Core modules

Core modules

Plus

  • Research Methods and 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:

  • Managing Information: Technology and Systems
  • Knowledge Management
  • Managing Diversity
  • Critical Approaches to HRM
  • Alternative Economies
  • Finance and Society
  • Strategy: Contemporary Issues and Critical Debates
  • Public Policy
  • International HRM
  • Corporate Governance
  • The Management and Shaping of Innovation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

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

  • 2:1 degree from a British University or its equivalent; or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution; or relevant graduate level professional qualification.
  • Or a demonstration of considerable relevant practical experience and evidence of the ability to cope with the demands of the course.
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.

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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.

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

Careers

Our Career Development Service is here to support you, with advice on interviews, CVs, work experience, volunteering and more. From Freshers’ Week to Graduation and beyond, they are here to help you reach your professional goals.

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