Full-time: One year
September (January starts may be available by discussion with the course leader Dr David Hanley: email@example.com)
MSc Business Management is designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in business and management and is particularly suited to those with little or no work experience since graduation.
This course aims to provide a rigorous postgraduate business and management education, which will help you become an effective professional or manager, giving you a thorough understanding of management techniques, marketing, accounting and finance, human resource management, strategic management, the business environment and cultural and ethical issues.
As part of MSc Business and Management you will also undertake your own postgraduate research work on a business and management topic, relevant to your interests or future career plans.
A recognised university undergraduate honours degree, with at least a Lower Second Class classification, or a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent.
This programme assumes a September start and may be different for a January start.
The next UCLan Postgraduate Advice Event will be on Wednesday 14th September 2016.
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Please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.
This is a full-time Master’s degree that prepares you for a very wide range of careers in business and management.
This intensive 12 month programme offers you a range of key benefits, each of which will contribute to your development into an effective professional or manager working in a business management context:
Finally, during Semesters 2 and 3 you have the opportunity to complete a Masters dissertation which will involve you in planning and implementing a research study on an approved topic within the area of business management. This provides an ideal opportunity to personalise your study programme reflecting your own interests and career aspirations.
You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.
For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
The UK Government has confirmed that a new postgraduate loan scheme will be introduced for students commencing a Full Masters Postgraduate programmes from 2016/17 academic year.
The programme reflects the University's commitment to active education and involves you in a challenging and participative range of learning processes right from day one.
Whilst each module has its own particular flavour and approach, all modules within the programme operate within a number of general principles - each will use an approach designed to support and sustain the acquisition, analysis and consideration of Business Management concepts and theories through lectures and seminars; the application of such concepts and theories to personal and organisational settings through case studies and projects; the analysis of live issues and problems using up-to-date materials from the media and research studies, and finally, to learn from the experiences of the students on the Programme itself, who will undoubtedly come from a wide range of countries and cultures.
Within each module the assessment methods are designed to contribute to your continuing development - giving feedback on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement, and providing periodic evaluations of progress.
A distinctive feature of the Business Management course is that you can participate in an exciting residential programme. This takes place mid-week at the start of your time with us and involves outdoor management development activities.