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.
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.
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
Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.
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.
Why choose business and economics at Loughborough?
Loughborough’s School of Business and Economics is a thriving forward-looking centre of education that aims to provide an exceptional learning experience.
Consistently ranked as a Top-10 UK business school by national league tables, our graduates are highly employable and enjoy starting salaries well above the national average.
The rich variety of postgraduate programmes we offer ranges from taught masters, MBA and doctoral programmes, to short courses and executive education, with subjects spanning Management, Marketing, Finance and Economics, Work Psychology, Business Analytics, International Crisis Management and Information Management. New for 2016, we are also launching two exciting new programmes in Human Resource Management. All of this contributes to a lively and supportive learning environment within the School.
- Internationally Accredited The School of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved accreditation from all three major international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
- Career Prospects Our graduates are in great demand. Over 94% of our postgraduate students were in work and/or further study six months after graduating.* As such, you will be equipped with skills and knowledge that will serve you well in your career or enable you to pursue further study and research.