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Business and Management (Accounting) MA

Business and Management (Accounting) MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Management Accounting Business Studies Management Studies / Science

Course type


Course Summary

This programme provides you with a broad introduction to the fundamental principles of business and management in a rapidly changing, increasingly globalised world.

Supported by practice-based interdisciplinary teaching and research, you’ll develop your business expertise alongside the practical and professional skills needed to effectively manage the challenging issues affecting organisations today.

This course is designed to allow you to tailor your programme of study to your academic interests and career aspirations. You’ll take a mix of taught modules (core and optional) and complete a major dissertation/consultancy project.

We combine academic study with practice-based teaching. You’ll learn through a variety of activities including lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, online activity and discussion, work-based learning.

Staff on this course offer access to a wide range of academic and practical expertise in business and management. You’ll benefit from one-to-one tutorials, workshops, peer-support and shared learning. We work with you to ensure that what you learn on the course translates into effective practice in the workplace, and develops your professional potential.

This Master’s programme is designed to prepare you for a wide range of occupations in general management across all industry sectors and the international environment. It delivers practical skills and techniques applicable to business and management careers in marketing, enterprise and business start-ups, accounting management and international business. Depending on your pathway and the modules you study, we have a number of professional opportunities for further business and management sector accreditation.

This course also have the exit awards with following course duration: PGDip full-time (two trimesters); PGDip part-time (four trimesters).

Different course options

Full time | Newton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Marketing Management - Core
Financial Management and Accounting - Core
Managing People - Core
Governance, Ethics and Risk Management - Core
Research Methods - Core
Dissertation/Consultancy Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will normally have a good undergraduate degree in any academic subject. They may be considered without an undergraduate degree, if they can demonstrate considerable relevant experience.

University information

Bath Spa University has a long-established reputation which dates back to 1852 and the original Bath School of Art. The University has three main schools of study: The College of Liberal Arts The Bath School of Art and Design The Institute for Education The University offers a wide range of courses across the arts, education studies, sciences, humanities and business management. Bath Spa prides themselves as being a creative...more