Manchester Metropolitan University has been undertaking a review of the long-term future of academic provision at its Cheshire campus. It has now been confirmed that the University will withdraw from the Cheshire campus. This means that we expect the campus to close in the summer of 2019.
As the withdrawal from the campus will be a phased process we are still pleased to receive applications for one year full time postgraduate taught courses starting in 2017 on the Cheshire campus. We also continue to welcome applications for part time postgraduate courses of two years in duration in the Exercise and Sport Science department starting in 2017. Applications for courses that are expected to take longer than two years to complete are currently on hold.
Recognising that most business organisations today face unprecedented change through the ever increading complexity of both domestic and international markets, this programme has been devised to create sophisticated management professionals.
The syllabus focuses on today’s business pressure points of Change, Strategy and Leadership and professional interests are reflected in a range of electives. Personal and professional skill development is integral to the programme.
By studying this internationally recognised award, you will develop a keen awareness of the most up-to-date management thinking and practice.
The programme provides a broad choice of option units covering key disciplines of business. The core units give students on this programme knowledge and skills associated with professional practice, principles of management, organisational strategy, managing change, and research whilst the option units enable exploration of two further disciplines out of three - Human Resources, Marketing and Finance.
Features and benefits of the course
-Flexible blended learning approach including online materials. -We offer a supportive environment for your studies; each student is allocated a personal tutor and dissertation supervision is carried out on a one-to-one basis -The course offers January and September start dates -You have the option to study aspects of this course via distance learning from anywhere in the UK. -We are a leading provider of business education, demonstrated by our business programmes receiving accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in 2016. This international accreditation places our business programmes in the top 5% worldwide.
About the Course
Taught in eight units, this programme features five core units and an opportunity to choose two elective units. To achieve masters level, you will produce a dissertation on a management topic.
Students are taught via workshops - we utilise a blended approach for delivery of the programmes which entails attending a series of either whole or half day workshops per unit supported by our virtual learning environment (VLE).
Students starting in September will take 4 units in Autumn term and 3 units in the Spring term, then they will work on their dissertation over the Summer.