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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

About the course

This course is designed to meet the growing demands of businesses for graduates who possess rigorously developed personal, as well as business skills. It aims to produce graduates who are ready for employment in a management role. The course is open to graduates of any academic discipline, and also to non-graduates who have appropriate work experience and hold a sub-degree or professional qualification. Modules cover the basics of marketing, project management, accounting, and people management, amongst other key areas. This breadth gives you highly transferable skills, relevant to most work environments, which will enable you to become an effective employee or a future entrepreneur.

Why choose this course?

Work in a Business School with a rich academic culture, taught by staff from a range of management professions Enjoy a supportive, engaging and diverse environment Gain a broad qualification that can prepare you for a diverse range of careers Flexible part-time study options allow you to fit the course around your existing commitments.

What will I study?

We offer a varied programme of teaching that includes facilitated seminars, practical workshops, web-based learning, case study analysis and traditional lectures. We also provide sessions by visiting staff, practitioners and consultants to give a varied perspective of the topics covered. You will be assessed through a variety of coursework including presentations, reports and projects. You will also be required to complete a dissertation and will be supported by a dissertation supervisor. You can also choose to complete the programme in stages, and achieve recognised individual qualifications at each level. Full-time participants who register for the Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Management will complete their studies after the first four modules; successful completion of a further four modules awards a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Management; and then completion of dissertation leads to the MSc Management. There is no obligation to continue to the next award, and equally you may apply to do the PgCert or PgDip then, on successful completion of this award, decide to continue on to the PgDip or MSc.

Careers

The breadth of this course means that graduates are in an excellent position to succeed in any chosen sector or industry. You will develop a sound understanding of business/organisational contexts and issues, enabling you to make an early and significant contribution to your current or future employers.

Different course options

Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Businesses regularly use project management to accomplish unique outcomes with limited resources under critical time constraints. Project management is used as a means of implementing and managing change through different projects with the aim of providing business benefits. Project management provides an organisation with powerful tools that improve its ability to plan, implement and control activities as the way in which it utilises its people and resources. This module provide students with the understanding of the project lifecycle as well as understanding of how projects interact and impact their environment. The module content will include: - the fundamentals of project and project management; - using systems theory to explain the relationship between project components internally and externally; - project organisational structure; - the role of project manager and its importance to the success of project delivery; - the processes of project planning, pricing and cost control; - project management best practices and methodologies; - project evaluation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,925

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have an honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in any discipline, a degree equivalent professional qualification or appropriate work experience combined with a relevant qualification. If you have a Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) or PgD in Management from the University, gained within the last five years, you will be able to complete our MSc by attending the research methods sessions and completing a dissertation.

University information

Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Future Employment: Superb career support with 96.5% of graduates in work within six months of graduating Industry Connections: Links with over 1,700 businesses and industrial placements Course Accreditation: We offer over 40 industry accredited courses Financial Support: 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates, as well as £11,222 of postgraduate funding...more