Combining both a theoretical understanding of the techniques of management and an engagement with concepts in management practice, this course offers a holistic approach to your development in this exciting field, with an emphasis on management analysis.
You will explore the emerging issues and developments in contemporary management practice and learn how to apply decision making and problem-solving techniques to challenges in business management. Our academics also deliver a broad base of expertise from, managing SMEs and supply chain management to strategic management and corporate finance. Complementing academic learning are activities which enhance the understanding of practice, ranging from talks by practitioners and training on industry standard software.
You will work in a multicultural environment with students from different nationalities and professional background.
With four compulsory course modules covering areas of contemporary management, finance, strategy, decision making and operations the course embeds core knowledge that gives you a base from which to gain a deep understanding of the fundamentals of management. From this point you will select from a range of optional modules, taking an active role in guiding your learning along a path that is relevant to your interests and career aims.
The final element of the course is a dissertation project whereby you will develop further the skills and knowledge gained by applying them to a specific management issue or problem. This will demonstrate your proficiency in relation to scoping the issue(s)/problems, consideration of appropriate literature, collection and analysis of data, management of the change process and justifying specific recommendations or conclusions.
There are three different awards available for this course:
This module equips future managers with the quantitative tools to help them make rational decisions under uncertain conditions. The module develops students ability to apply statistical techniques to a wide range of business and management problems in a structured way. Students will gain an appreciation of the appropriateness of different techniques in a given situation. The module develops the students understanding of the tools and their application with use of software packages and SPSS.
This module aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the concepts, tools and methodologies of operations management. Students will develop critical and analytical insights into current operations management practices, explore the priorities and techniques of operations management and employ these to the design, operation and control of business processes.
This module aims to present the international nature of business supply chains and how companies work in a global marketplace. Students develop a critical understanding of the theories and practices of how companies grow and manage their global supply chains. The module enhances students understanding of business competitiveness in global marketplaces. Students will be taught the underlying theories that will enable them to evaluate the choices given by organizations and how these are linked to the management of these international networks.
This module introduces students from a variety of backgrounds and with different career ambitions to the project management techniques and how they are used across a range of sectors to realise strategic corporate objectives. In particular, the module aims to: - offer a comprehensive account of project management, programme management and project portfolios, based on a combination of scholarly work and professional practice - develop students understanding of strategic project management and systems design processes - outline and develop skills in professional techniques used in project closure and evaluation - introduce and evaluate critical success factors for projects.
This module provides students with a means of developing further the skills and knowledge gained on MSc Management, by application to a specific organisational issue or problem. It enables students to demonstrate proficiency in the design of a business enhancement project, application of appropriate methods of investigation, management of the change process, and maintenance of vision in the face of the vicissitudes of business realities.
This module will inform students of the key developments in, and thinking from, the study of strategy and leadership. The module aims to explore the models, tools and theories used in strategy and leadership and critically appraise where and when such models, tools and theories are effective. The central aim of the module is to achieve a balance between theory and practice and to use strategy and leadership tools to address the complexity and uncertainty facing organisations.
This Module will equip students with an overview of emerging technological trends and how organizations can exploit technologies for competitive advantage. The complexities of technologies, the systems and how these have changed the way organization function will be analysed to elicit the value added.
The aim of this module is to develop an understanding of the major issues in corporate finance. In particular, it develops the student’s ability to analyse corporate finance issues; apply finance theories to deal with practical issues in corporate finance; and investigate emerging issues and contemporary trends in the field.
This module explores the major concepts, models, tools, and metrics used in management analytics for overseeing management related projects. Specifically, in the first part of the module students will be equipped with building blocks of management analytics. In the second part, the module will provide students with fundamental machine learning concepts and techniques, which are most applicable to management research.
This module is designed to equip students with consultancy skills within organisations. The module will focus on developing strategic consultancy skills, diagnostic techniques, group dynamics, communicating strategies, managing interventions and change management. It will enable students to apply the key skills required in varying contexts to ensure that the clients are offered effective and practical advice.
Our new campus demonstrates what can be achieved when all stakeholders share a clear vision. The concept was developed by a London architect, Graham Wilson, who also is credited for developing many of Middlesex buildings in Hendon.
Course fees are subject to annual inflation. An international Admin Fee is also applicable for international students. For more details, see link to respective fees and payment plans below.
You will attend lectures, including talks by guest speakers, as well as seminars and workshops, some of which will focus on research methods. These sessions will involve peer group interaction and aim to sharpen both your critical and analytical skills. You will also work on case studies to enhance understanding of practice situations and undertake directed reading and study, including online activity.
On a part-time mode, students enjoy a more flexible timetable coming on campus coming only 2/3 days per week.
When not attending your teaching, sessions mentioned above, you will be expected to continue learning independently through self-study. Typically, this will involve reading journal articles and books, working on projects, undertaking research, and preparing for assessments including coursework, presentations and examinations. Your independent learning is supported by the facilities available including the library, Study Rooms and online materials accessible via MyUniHub.
To complete the MSc Management, you will have to complete 180 credits which are broken down into modules of 30 and 15 credits. Each credit that is completed equates 10 hours of study time. 25% of your time will be spent in timetable lectures, seminars and workshops with the rest of your time devoted to Independent learning , guest lectures and other activities.
You will be taught by an experienced teaching team who possess the expertise, knowledge and experience closely aligned to the content of the modules on offer. The team includes academics, professional practitioners, and technical staff.
The course will provide you with opportunities to test your knowledge and understanding both informally and formally. While this course comprises of mostly summative assessment, informal feedback may be given to students on their working drafts .Assessments are reviewed annually and may be updated based on student feedback, to suit content or based on feedback from an external examiner.
100% Coursework comprising of individual and group assignment, online quiz and projects.
You will receive feedback on formative assessment and written summative assessments. Feedback is intended to help you learn and progress, and you are encouraged to review and discuss your feedback with your module or personal tutor.
We will aim to provide you with feedback within a reasonable date from the time of submission.
Details of progression and pass marks for assessment can be found in the university regulations.
You will have access to academic support services that you assist you in the following areas;
More information on how to access these services would be provided to you at your induction.
This Management course is ideal for those wishing to develop their skills and progress into leadership roles with exciting career paths. Previous graduates have embarked on a range of very well-paid careers in finance, project management, marketing, risk management, sales, quantitative trading, arbitrage, and computer and information technology.
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Applying here was the best decision I made. The lecturers use their current industry expertise to teach us advanced skills through application and experience.