MA in Management


This Masters programme is designed to provide graduates from many disciplines with a broad introduction to all aspects of management, including: finance, human resources, operational management, strategy and information management.  The subject is studied in an international context, reflecting the reality of the global economy in which organisations operate.  You will be able to specialise in particular areas of interest in the second term.

The programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills to undertake a range of management roles in private and public sector organisations and we hope will complement knowledge and skills gained in previous studies.

Course Structure

Course Structure

Term 1

Term 2

Example Option Modules

Choice of 2 from: 

Term 3



Note: the University reserves the right to change the modules on offer


Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a good first degree (2:1 or equivalent) in any subject or a good 2:2 (or equivalent) and at least two years relevant work experience. Please note that preference may be given to students with some prior study of business management.

For students whose first language is not English, we normally require evidence of English language ability.  

Please contact the postgraduate administrator if you would like clarification of your eligibility for any of the Masters programmes.

Typical offers for students from other countries

China: offers range from 80 to 85 in the four year bachelor’s degree. Diplomas are not accepted.

Greece: GPA of at least 6.5 in undergraduate degree

India: First-class undergraduate degree

Malaysia: GPA of at least 3 in undergraduate degree

Pakistan: First-class undergraduate degree

Turkey: GPA of at least 2.7 in undergraduate degree.

English Language requirements

Applicants for whom English is not their first language should provide evidence of English language competence. Acceptable qualifications are:

IELTS: with overall score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing and 6.0 in other components

Cambridge Proficiency at Grade C or above

Pearson Language Test: 61 with a minimum of 61 in writing and a minium of 55 in all other components

Applicants with an IELTS overall result of 6.0 and a 6.0 in the writing part of the test can take the University’s Pre-Masters English Language programme. This programme provides spoken and written skills development in specific subject areas, as well as preparation for Postgraduate level study in a UK environment. Information on the CELT programmes can be found here: CELT



For the current rates please refer to the Fees and Funding page on the Graduate website. This site also has information which relates to studentships and scholarships


How to apply

You can apply for this course using our online application system. If you've not already done so, please read the application guidance first so that you understand the various steps in the application process.

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Advice for Home / EU applicants:

Applications from UK / EU candidates will be accepted throughout the admission's cycle, and will not be subject to multiple recruitment rounds.

Advice for overseas applicants:

Round 2 of the recruitment cycle opened on 5 January 2015 and will run until 1 May 2015. Decisions will be received no more than 6 weeks from the date of submission.

To ensure that your application can be processed as quickly as possible, please do not enquire until this time has elapsed.

This programme will operate multiple recruitment rounds.  The date for each round can be found HERE.