The MSc Business and Management programme allows you to focus on advanced developments and cross disciplinary insights into management. You will engage in the study of organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate. It will develop your capability for critical evaluation of the core business disciplines.

The programme is a full-time course suitable for those seeking positions in a variety of management fields. It provides theoretically-grounded coverage of key conceptual and practical developments across a range of management disciplines including corporate strategy, finance and accounting, human resource management and marketing.

Course structure

You must complete a total of eight taught modules and an individual dissertation on an approved subject relevant to your field of study. You can use the dissertation component to concentrate in-depth on management topics according to your own individual interests and career requirements.


Typical core modules:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Research Methods for Management Studies

Typical optional modules*:

  • Behavioural Economics and Decision Making
  • Business to Business Marketing
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Finance
  • The Economics of Stratefy and Market Structure

*Not all optional modules will necessarily run each session.

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree (or international equivalent). Applicants must have a first degree containing modules in business studies, economics or management.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each element)  
  • TOEFL (iBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements)
  • PTE (Academic): 62 (with no less than 55 in each element)

IELTS and TOEFL test results must be less than two years old and all IELTS must be the academic version of the test.

Career prospects

The course is a sound basis for careers in a variety of areas such as accountancy, business analysis, business development, consultancy, credit advice, economic development, financial consultancy, investor relations, general management, marketing, operations management and tax consultancy.