Management

Management

MSc Management

Management is constantly evolving and adapting to various management styles and diversity in leadership. This MSc Management course will give you the confidence to balance the needs of people to the efficiency of the task in a resource-scarce world.

Overview

Overview

To succeed in today’s business environment, all managers need to understand and respond to the implications of financial, operational, strategic and organisational changes as well as understand how to manage and motivate people. At the core of all management activity is a fundamental (and common) problem, that of how to deploylimited resources in ways that yield superior outcomes, and to manage value-adding processes in pursuit oforganisational objectives.

This course is ideal for you if you are a recent graduate looking for a postgraduate qualification to give you a competitive edge in the marketplace; an entrepreneur seeking to develop yourmanagerial skills to start or expand you own business; or a manager or management consultant whose first degree is not in business or management.



Key facts

  • Our MSc Management is designed to develop participants’ existing skills througha scheme of specialist advanced study
  • The course will provide participants with relevant analytical training so that they are familiar with the latest theoretical and practical developments relating to marketing and management
  • The participants will be able to understand coherent theoretical framework for the various subject areas,and apply them in an advanced practical manner in a real-world setting
  • Academic staff with industrial experience
  • Access to major British and international employers in both the service and production industries

Course content

Our MSc in Management will provide you with a broad education in management and business. It will develop your analytical and interpersonal skills, enabling you to apply your knowledge creatively, to improve management and business practice.

Gain a wide perspective on management and business issues and the organisational contexts in which they apply. Refine and build upon your communication, teamworking, and presentation skills through individual andgroup work. Develop your personal and professional skills in decision-making, problem-solving, analysis,and critical reflection.

Modules

Semester One

Three core modules of 20 credits each (60 credits)

  • Managing Resources in a business context
  • Leadership & People management
  • Achieving Corporate success

Semester Two

Three Options of 20 credits each (60 credits) from the choice available in marketing, accounting, people management or international business.

Semester Three

One module – 60 Credits

  • Dissertation – 15,000 words on a topic of your choice but must lie in the business and management discipline. Part-time students often choose a work-related project to enhance their career prospects.


Career opportunities

Successful completion of this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills required for senior managerial positions across the business sector or to manage your own company.

Meet the team

Dr Jan Green
Programme Leader
jan.green@glyndwr.ac.uk
More about Jan Green

Professor Chris Fortune
Professor of Project Management
c.fortune@glydwr.ac.uk
More about Chris Fortune

Employability and assessment

Employability

Glyndŵr University is committed to ensuring all of our graduates are well-equipped for the world of work. Click here to read more about the success of our employability support.

Assessment

A range of assessment strategies will be utilised by academic tutors on this course. Assessments include formal written examinations, presentations, group work projects and independent research.

Entry requirements and applying

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are a good honours degree (or equivalent), a relevant postgraduate qualification or a professional qualification. Alternatively a non-graduate qualification which the University deems satisfactory for the purpose of postgraduate admission and which includes sufficient management components may be accepted along with relevant employment experience. Interviews may be held to give you an opportunity to provide evidence of your suitability for this course.

If you are an international student please visit the countries page and select your country to see the relevant Academic and English language entry requirements.

Find out more

If you have any questions or would like further information about this course, entry requirements or application process, please contact our Admissions and Enquiries Team here.

Applying for the course

If you are applying as a home or European Union student, you should make your application through the direct application form. This is an editable PDF file and can be completed electronically or by hand on a printed version. A paper version is available upon request from the Admissions and Enquiries Team.

If you are applying as an International Student, you should make your application through our online application system, Centurus. You will also be able to track your application status and receive your offer letter and CAS letter here.

Course duration and fees

Full-time

September start 1 year

January/February start 15 months

Part-time

2 years 

Location: Wrexham

Fees

Full information can be found on our fees & finance pages.

WATCH

Dr Jan Green gives an overview of what to expect from studying the Msc Management course and how it has helped her students in the past obtain their dream careers.

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