The University of Essex is one of the UK's leading academic institutions, ranked ninth nationally for research excellence following the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December 2008).
Essex Business School was ranked second in the UK for the accounting and finance subject area in the last RAE. Our teaching and research is informed by a broad range of social science theories and concepts that are applied to some of the pressing issues facing business, public sector and voluntary organisations.
This course provides an in-depth, analytical and critical understanding of the social dynamics of contemporary work and organisation. You are taught by our internationally renowned researchers in management, work and organisation, ensuring that teaching on each module represents state-of-the-art techniques in the field. Our research-led focus is also reflected in our course content, with two dedicated research modules to help you develop the advanced research skills needed to understand, analyse and research organisational issues in the future.
Graduates will be well placed for a career in organisational management, consultancy work or professional research.