Postgraduate study2016

MSc

Management

School of Business and Economics

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

Our Management programme is an outstanding opportunity for graduates who wish to develop practical, functional business knowledge and skills to improve their employment prospects. The programme aims to develop understanding of the core aspects of business management and to build on the skills and competencies relevant to middle management and to senior roles. It is especially suitable for students who have taken non-business degrees or who wish to reinforce their business knowledge.

MSc

Management

School of Business and Economics

Year of entry: 2016

1 year full-time

Our Management programme is an outstanding opportunity for graduates who wish to develop practical, functional business knowledge and skills to improve their employment prospects. The programme aims to develop understanding of the core aspects of business management and to build on the skills and competencies relevant to middle management and to senior roles. It is especially suitable for students who have taken non-business degrees or who wish to reinforce their business knowledge.

Programme information

Our experiences of working with a wide range of industrial partners and managerial teams have fed directly into the design of our Management programme, which includes core modules designed to equip you with key business skills sought by modern organisations. In addition, the wide range of optional modules gives you the flexibility to tailor the programme to suit your individual career aspirations.

All of our modules use contemporary case studies and skills-based coursework, ensuring that as a graduate you will be equipped to apply the very latest management best-practice and to contribute quickly and purposefully to the running of any organisation.

Core study areas include accounting and financial management, human resource management, marketing in the organisation, operations management, information systems and management, global strategic management, management analysis, and skills for employability and personal development.

 

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.

Entry qualification

A good honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent overseas qualification, typically in a non-business field though those with a business background will be considered.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.

Careers and further Study

Example destinations include:

  • Proludic (Switzerland) – International Sales Manager;
  • Samsung Opentide (China) – Consultant;
  • Jaguar Land Rover – Technical Analyst/ Engineer, Buyer;
  • Citibank (China) – Human Relations;
  • Reed – Core Services Business Adviser;
  • Nielsen – Market Researcher.

Programme modules

Semester 1

Compulsory Modules

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management 
Semester 2

Compulsory Modules

  • Business Analysis
  • Information Systems and Management 

Optional Modules* (choose three)

  • Advertising and Consumer Behaviour
  • Business Economics
  • Business Forecasting
  • Enterprise Employability and Personal Development
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Global Outsourcing and Offshoring of Services
  • International and Cross Cultural Management
  • International Marketing
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Services and Retail Management
  • Small Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Work Psychology

* Other optional modules are available

Summer
  • Management Analysis
  • Strategic Management

Apply now

The best way to apply for admission to a taught or research programme is online. This helps us to process your application quickly.

Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications, including English language, academic transcripts and references.

You are strongly advised to send your documents, including transcripts and references, as soon as you make your online application – they can be submitted online.

A decision about your application cannot be made until we receive your supporting documents.

For more information on the application process, take a look at our how to apply section.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 4 (Premium) £11,000 £19,350

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.

Funding

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

  • Student loans for master's degrees
  • Department-specific bursaries
  • Scholarships
  • Professional and Career Development Loans
  • External charities and trusts
  • Studentships
  • Research Council funding

Find out more about the support available for UK/EU students and international students.