The MSc Management at UCL is a highly competitive international programme. It provides students with a solid understanding of practical managerial issues coupled with a strong foundation in current theoretical debates. It consists of two routes: one for students from business disciplines and one for those from other disciplines.
If you have already studied business, you will have the opportunity to specialize in one of the following three pathways: Finance, Leadership, or Technology. If you are coming from another discipline, you will acquire a solid foundation in management that will add value to your existing academic background. Both routes allow students to become leaders in their fields.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. We offer two routes: Route A for students new to the subject; Route B for graduates of business and management (including accounting and finance).
The programme consists of core and optional modules (120 credits in total) and a Business Research project (60 credits).
Route A Core Modules -Accounting -Business Economics -Business Strategy -Decision and Risk Analysis -Managing Finance -Markets and Customers -Organisational Behaviour -Plus one optional module
Route B Core Modules -Corporate Finance -Corporate Strategy -Decision and Risk Analysis -Markets and Customers
Pathway Modules -Depending on the pathway taken – Finance, Leadership, or Technology – three pathway modules PLUS one optional module.
Business Research Project All students investigate a business issue in a global context. Some students choose to work with a company and develop a research project which culminates in a business report.
Teaching and learning The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, and class discussion based on case studies. Student performance is assessed through simulations, presentations, coursework, essays, group projects, class participation, and examinations.
The programme is designed to enhance career prospects through the advanced study of business and organisations, and draws on the knowledge and skills gained from a first degree. It envisages educating graduates who can make an early and substantial contribution to their future employer. Graduates have secured jobs in a variety of leading companies including Barclays, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Google, PwC, and Unilever.
Top career destinations for this degree: -Consultant, KPMG -Global Technology Analyst, Barclays -Business Consultant, Sapient -Real Estate Analyst, Goldman Sachs -Management Consultant, PwC
Employability Students benefit from career training from their arrival at UCL and throughout the duration of their studies. This, together with the rigorous academic training, allows them to find jobs in top international companies and banks around the world. Our current employability rate is among the highest in the UK.
Why study this degree at UCL?
UCL is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the world. Our international faculty are leaders in their fields who bring their unique expertise and teaching approaches to their classes.
Our MSc is one of the most selective in the world. Our students come from different disciplines and diverse cultural backgrounds. This allows for a unique learning experience in the heart of London's business district.
Our programme incorporates innovative learning activities and optional industrial experience that will help develop commercial competencies, internal organisational management skills, and a high degree of creativity.
Management - MSc
page on the University College London website for more details!
A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, in any subject. Taking a GMAT or GRE test is not compulsory but if you have already taken a GMAT or GRE test then please include this in your application.
13 October 2016
Recipient: University College London
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