This course is a generalist, conversion Master's course. It has been designed to offer you the opportunity to develop the foundational business skills needed to aspire to management positions in any profession. The course helps prepare for a career in business management and leadership in the UK or overseas through development of appropriate skills at a professional or equivalent level. With dedicated modules in the field of Human Resource Management your degree award demonstrates specialized knowledge and skills in this area. A Master's level qualification can be of real value to employers and this qualification provides a basis to build on when moving into senior management positions in the future.
The course is intended for graduates who have not previously studied business or management, who are interested in gaining more in-depth qualification in Human Resource Management, and who lack the necessary depth of work experience for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) course at Huddersfield.
Students on the course come from a wide range of first degree subject areas and from many different nations adding a richness and breadth of perspectives to the cohorts. The course structure provides a set of modules covering fundamental business skills essential for understanding the contemporary business environment. It includes the advanced study of organisations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate. With this business tool-kit you have the opportunity to increase your awareness and confidence when dealing with the complex issues professionals face in a volatile globalized economy. Emphasis is placed on developing a critical perspective toward research, practice, and decision-making using real world examples. In addition, the course requirements target the development of an ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practice. Furthermore, the learning process supports the enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development in order for you to work with self-direction and originality toward making a unique contribution to business and society at large.
A good first degree (2.2 class UK equivalent or better) in any subject or equivalent. Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.This is an intensive and challenging full-time course. We encourage applicants to be committed to the rigorous nature of study required and to contributing to the programme so as to enjoy the maximum benefit toward developing their own knowledge and that of others on the course.
Recipient: University of Huddersfield
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