MSc in Management Module overview
This programme consists of six compulsory modules, two elective modules from a range of six modules, and a dissertation.
This module provides students with the foundations for understanding, analysing and interpreting financial information, and enables students to apply accounting principles and financial theory to decision making across management disciplines and modern business organisations.
Management of Human Resources
Management of Human Resources is intended to provide a firm basic grounding in the 'people management' aspects of managerial roles. The module draws on literature and theory from the fields of psychology, sociology, economics and political science.
This module provides students with a comprehensive framework for understanding marketing. Theory and case studies are used to analyse environmental conditions, marketplace trends, market characteristics, consumer behaviour, marketing strategy, marketing planning, tactics and operations, and the growing influence of technology.
Operations management relates to the scoping, planning, direction and control of the facilities, processes and people required to transform resources into products and services. The principles of operations management are used in every industry and every environment.
Introducing the process of research project formulation and the key elements of research design, this module should prepare students to design and execute their research study for their dissertation in a systematic and scientific manner.
This module is intended to provide students with a holistic understanding of the most relevant theoretical approaches to strategy formulation, implementation and control either in the context of a single-business organisation or a multi-business organisation.
E-business (for MSc)
This module identifies contextual influences and industry developments in e-business, as well as mapping various business models and analysing how the electronic platform can transform businesses, exploring current status, recent transformations and predicted developments through the study of both theory and application.
This module is intended to provide students with the knowledge to understand and the skills to manage innovation at the operational and strategic levels within the context of the firm's internal and external business environments.
Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) is a multidisciplinary subject linked with both economics and finance. CBA is a valuable tool in decision making and has experienced rapid development since the 1970s, especially in its wide implication on trade and investment, agriculture, environmental and health programmes.
This module helps develop a practical understanding and ability to plan and manage a small to medium-sized project to its successful conclusion.
It encourages the ability to think across management disciplines and to appreciate the significance or impact of their application on the success of a project.
Other elective modules include:
-Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction Management
12 months full-time
24 months international part-time (overseas centres)