Step up to a senior managerial role with our Masters degree. We focus on issues that are relevant to managers in organisations of all sizes across the world, boosting your managerial capabilities and career potential.
Our business school has a strong reputation for developing astute business people who are ready to succeed. If you’re working in junior or middle management but want to build your skills and experience in readiness for the next stage of your career, our MSc Management course is for you.
With a good mix of practical and theoretical content, the course will equip you with tools that senior managers in today’s global marketplace need, such as business research skills and international brand management. We take a multidisciplinary approach that embraces economics, politics, and legal, socio-cultural and technological issues relating to the modern world of management. You'll benefit from the expertise of researchers and practitioners with experience in global business, with a number of guest lectures taking place each year.
Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the east of England. You'll benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, study areas, campus libraries with online databases containing professional journals, plus our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) through which you can access study resources and help.
Our course has a track record of producing postgraduate students who have been highly successful in a wide range of business, management and professional careers. While you’re studying here, you’ll have the opportunity to build networks and engage with practitioners and specialists from the fields of business and management.
Modules & Assessment
Core modules, PG Certificate stage - • Research Methods for Business and Management • Human Resource Management in Context • Contemporary Issues in International Management
Core modules, PG Diploma stage - • International Marketing and Brand Management • Finance for Decision Making
Core modules, MSc stage - • Postgraduate Major Project
Optional modules - • The Entrepreneurial Proposition • Strategic Management
We’ll assess you in a number of ways and you’ll have the option to carry out both group and individual projects. Written assignments, portfolios, reports, presentations, workshop activities and business simulations will all be part of the mix.
If you start our course in January, you'll take the PG Diploma modules in your first semester and the PG Certificate modules in your second semester.
Where you'll study
The Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from more than 100 countries.
Our striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. We’re well-recognised for our centres of excellence by students, employers and professional bodies alike.
What makes us stand out is that our courses don't just give you sound academic knowledge – they’re at the cutting edge of current business practice and highly relevant to employers. This is owing to the close links we have with the business community and the partnerships we've developed with a wide variety of businesses and public service organisations.
We're interested in people who are confident, ambitious and ready to take the challenge of making a difference in the world of business. If that's you, we'd love to hear from you.