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Study mode

Full time

Duration

13 months

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our Management MSc is a top-ranked management master's course. It is ranked 6th in the UK and 28th in the world by QS World University Rankings: Masters in Management Ranking 2022. This postgraduate management course will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to tackle complex business challenges and to prepare you for demanding managerial roles in the future. By studying this MSc in Management you will have the opportunity to gain invaluable work experience at a company during a three-month in-company internship project.

This course will:

Introduce you to managerial economics and enable you to use economic reasoning in managerial decision making, and understand how external environment and internal capabilities shape a firm’s competitive position.

Develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of management science techniques and tools to support management decisions.

Develop your management consultancy skills, and enable you apply them while role-playing a management consulting team working on a genuine business issue, competing against other teams.

Engage you in gaining a better understanding of how corporate action can be best configured to promote responsible and sustainable business strategies.

Gain an understanding of operations management and its contribution to organisational competitiveness, the ‘human factor’ element and how people behave within organisations, together with strategic marketing and management.

The internship provides invaluable practical work experience, and many of our graduates have been offered positions within the companies they completed their internship with.

Modules

A crucial competence for general managers is an understanding of marketing strategy: in simple terms, analysing how a marketplace of customers can be divided into segments, which of these segments are key targets for the firm, determining the firm's optimal value proposition for each segment is, and what financial results can be expected over a planning period of typically 1-3 years. This module teaches Cranfield's world-leading step-by-step process for developing such a marketing strategy and documenting it in a marketing plan. This process has been developed with hundreds of blue-chip companies worldwide over the last 30 years, informed by several Cranfield PhDs on the topic which have studied what works in practice. This planning process is documented in the world's leading textbook on the topic, McDonald & Wilson's Marketing Plans, which has sold over half a million copies. This book is used as the course text and students are strongly advised to acquire a copy from the library or through purchase to help bridge from the course to planning for real in their subsequent management roles.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£26,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from talented candidates of all backgrounds and each application is considered on its individual merit. Usually candidates must hold either a: first or a second class UK honours degree in a relevant discipline, or international degree - equivalent of UK qualifications. Candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered if they have a professional qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA) together with 5 years' post-qualification relevant work experience. Other relevant qualifications, together with significant experience, may be considered.

Department profile

A world-leader in management education, research and consultancy for over 50 years, Cranfield School of Management is an exclusively postgraduate business school whose mission is to improve the practice of management. We have a global reputation for developing high-performing leaders in technology and management - encouraging them to transform their organisations and wider society. Renowned for our strong links with industry, Cranfield is...more