MSc Management

If you see yourself as a future leader, our MSc Management course delivers the skills you need to manage impressively in business. This programme is the perfect option for graduates or professionals, in any field, looking to work as a successful manager. This degree can even be tailored towards specialist areas such as Finance or Project Management. You can also apply for the 18-month programme which includes our Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module*, providing you with an opportunity to complete your Master's programme with up to six months work experience.

The MSc Management degree is awarded by BPP University.

Programme details
Location

**London City

Start Date

September, January and May
September and May when studied with the Professional Development and Practice module

Length of programme

12-months, full-time or;
18-months, full-time when studied with the Professional Development and Practice Module

Modes of study

Classroom

Assessment

This will comprise of group coursework, individual assignments and an exam.

How to apply

Please apply direct or for more information request a call back


*This is an integral part of the 18 month programme and is designed to prepare you to complete your Master's with valuable work experience. This work experience can be in a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or professional body project, consultancy work or volunteering.
**Please note that some classes may be delivered at our nearby Liverpool Street centre, which is less than 10 minutes’ walk away

Key Information

  • Brings the dynamics of an effective workplace into the classroom
  • Tutors combine an academic approach with real-world application, using their professional experience
  • Provides a great platform to develop essential and advanced skills for effective management
  • On successful completion of this programme you will also receive a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 certificate
  • Offers the opportunity to specialise in business disciplines through Finance and Project Management options
  • Course content is informed and developed by professionals and industry figures
  • Receive support during and after your course, from our professional team, to get you ‘career-ready’
  • Optional 18-month programme includes the Professional Development and Practice module*, designed to improve your employability through potential work experience while you complete your Master’s

Your Masters in Management degree

Our programme offers three streams that can specialise your degree. Giving you the confidence to apply your knowledge and skills to real-life managerial challenges.

In term one you will work on four core modules that apply across all our programmes. These are designed to help you benefit from the fundamental skills involved in management practice. This includes:

  • Financial Decision Making
  • Strategy
  • Leading Business Organisations
  • Operations Management & Service Excellence

Following these core modules, you can choose from one of three streams that let you focus your study in a specialised area. Giving you the chance to develop in line with your interests and career aspirations. The streams available are:

Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module*

Our focus doesn’t just revolve around teaching you. It’s also about getting you employed. The Professional Development and Practice module is designed to enhance your employability by developing career-ready and transferable skills. This module is a feature on all of the 18-month full-time MSc Management programmes. It gives you the opportunity to complete the course with practical work experience. This can be a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or Professional Body project, consultancy work or volunteering.

For more information visit our Professional Development and Employability Modules page

Study Mode

Building a successful career may be one of your key ambitions. That’s why The MSc Management programme is geared towards the realities of working as a successful modern-day manager. Our face-to-face delivery consists of lectures, small group sessions and blended learning opportunities. Group sessions have a strong emphasis on contextual student learning. Meaning that you experience practical skills sessions to prepare you for the reality and fast pace of management.

In a typical week, you can expect three hours of lectures and small group workshops for each 15-credit module. This is in addition to any support classes that you may be enrolled on. You will also find further support at your fingertips through the Business School's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

We know that brilliance can come from anywhere. So you can look forward to working with people from various backgrounds, including experienced industry professionals, all within a business-led environment.

Develop your Professional Skills

We focus on developing your professional skills, so you can apply management concepts into real life. A variety of activities are used to support your learning, including:

  • Interactive lectures
  • Video and written case studies
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Presentations by visiting experts
  • Engagement with a range of professional and academic materials
  • Management skills sessions, including presentations, board room discussions and simulations

Assessment

You will be assessed using a combination of coursework, group assignments, timed release assessments and supervised projects. Your programme materials will include formative assessments and revision packs to help prepare you for any formal assessments. To make sure that you are on the right path, you will also get feedback throughout the programme to help you fulfil your potential.

Additional qualifications

On successful completion of our MSc Management, you will also receive a professional qualification. This is the CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Level 7 Certificate.

International Extended Master’s

We also offer a tailored course for international students. Our International Extended Master’s is perfect if you need to improve your academic language or core skills before you start the Master’s programme. This combines the International Pre-Master’s Diploma in Business Management with your chosen Master’s programme. Extending your full-time study to two-years.

Visit the International Extended Master's page for more information.

Exit Awards

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Modules

You must complete all the compulsory modules.

Term 1 - Compulsory

  • Financial Decision Making (15 credits)
  • Strategy (15 credits)
  • Leading Business Organisations (15 credits)
  • Operations Management & Service Excellence (15 credits)

Term 2 – Compulsory

  • Business Research Plan (15 credits)
  • International Marketing (15 credits)
  • Knowledge Management and Information Systems (15 credits)
  • Enterprise Risk Management (15 credits)

Term 3 – Elective

  • Business Project (12-month programme) (60 Credits); or
  • Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module (18-month programme) (60 Credits)

Professional Development and Practice (PDP) module*

Our focus doesn’t just revolve around teaching you. It’s also about getting you employed. The Professional Development and Practice module is designed to enhance your employability by developing career-ready and transferable skills. This module is a feature on all of the 18-month full-time MSc Management programmes. It gives you the opportunity to complete the course with practical work experience. This can be a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or Professional Body project, consultancy work or volunteering.

For more information visit our Professional Development and Employability Modules page


Entry requirements

Students wishing to study the MSc Management will require:

  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree from a UK or recognised international university or another equivalent international qualification; or
  • An acceptable professional qualification equivalent such as the CMI, ILM, CIM, CIMA at level 6 or above;

Following a review of applications, candidates may be required to:

  • Attend an interview (via Skype, WebEx or face-to-face)
  • Take part in a telephone interview
  • Submit a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score of 580 or above
  • Submit a Graduate Records Examination (GRE) of 500 for Verbal and 500 for Quantitative. The median GRE score for each section ranges from 550-625 per section, with the median total around 1200

If you do not think you meet the entry requirements, but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us and we can review your options.

English Language

If your first language is not English you will need an IELTS level 6.5 (overall) or equivalent, plus a minimum of 6.0 in all components in addition to the above entry requirements.

If you have the minimum of 6.0 in any component, you will be required to attend In-sessional Study Skills Support classes, alongside the programme during the first term of studies, at no additional cost.

Study Locations

Fees

For UK / EU Students:

12-month, full-time: £9,270
18-month, full-time with the Professional Development & Practice Module* £12,880

For International Students:
12-months, full-time £12,500
18-months, full-time with the Professional Development & Practice Module* £16,220

A deposit of £250 will need to be paid within 48 hours of accepting your offer, in order to secure your place.

Exit award fees

Postgraduate Diploma: £6,500.
Postgraduate Certificate: £3,250.

Additional charges

In addition to your programme fees, there may be additional charges associated with your studies, which include:

Resit fees for assessments £75
Resit fees to repeat a 15-credit module £400
Resit fees to repeat a 20-credit module £530
Resit fees to repeat a 30-credit module £800

Postgraduate Loans

Postgraduate Loans are available for eligible Master's courses, allowing you to apply for a loan towards your course and living costs. 

If you are applying for a programme beginning before September 2017

You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan up to a maximum of £10,000

If you are applying for a programme beginning in September 2017 onwards

You can apply for a Postgraduate Loan up to a maximum of £10,280

You can apply online at www.gov.uk/postgraduateloan or for further information visit our student finance section

BPP University Scholarships

We know that you are a student with passion, drive and a real desire to learn. That is why we have scholarships available if you do not have the finances to go to university. In 2015 alone, we offered over £400,000 in scholarship funding. For more information please visit: bppuniversity.ac.uk/scholarships

Additional Funding Options

Our Student Services support team can provide funding advice and assistance. This includes information on other options such as bursaries and grants from professional bodies. They can also provide details of charities, employers and other institutions who give financial support. For instance, funding may be available through scholarships, interest-free payment plans, the Student Loans Company (slc.co.uk) or Future Finance student loans**.

For more information on Future Finance loans, financial support and addition funding please visit /bpp-university/student-finance

*BPP University Business School is offering a 10% discount on tuition fees on certain Masters programmes (MSc) to all alumni who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree with BPP University. The offer is available until 12.09.2017. Students must apply for a relevant MSc programme with BPP University’s Business School to participate in this discount and no cash alternative will be offered. To be eligible applicants must have completed a full time two (if accelerated) or three years on an undergraduate degree with BPP University. This discount applies to MSc Management, MSc Management with Finance, MSc Management with Project Management, MSc International Marketing or, MSc Accounting and Finance at either of BPP University’s London City or Manchester study centres. Start date of this discount is 12.09.2016 and is available until 12.09.2017, this offer of this discount may be withdrawn at any time. Students may be required to send a scanned copy of their undergraduate degree certificate as proof of their graduation from BPP University. Discount applies to those MSc programmes and centres listed and cannot be redeemed on any other programmes. This discount does not apply if any other offers are being redeemed on the MSc programme(s). This discount is offered by BPP University Limited having registered address BPP House, Aldine Place, 142-144 Uxbridge Road, London W12 8AA.

** Further details of eligibility requirements, interest rates and other key terms of the Future Finance loan are available by visiting the Future Finance website at futurefinance.com/uk. BPP University Limited acts as a credit broker and is not a lender for this arrangement.