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MSc Management

Course Description

This Masters in Management offers you the skills and knowledge required for effective leadership and management within corporate structures. You will gain a thorough academic understanding of management theories and methodologies and you will also apply your learning to authentic case studies drawn from the world of business. You will develop a strong understanding of individual and organisational behaviour and the effective management of them.

Aberystwyth University's School of Management and Business is one of only 20 business schools throughout the world to have its MBM courses accredited by the prestigious AMBA (the Association of MBAs). By studying on this course, you will benefit from our staff's cutting-edge expertise and world-class tutelage which has won this prestigious accreditation.

On completion of this course you will have a robust and flexible understanding of management that can be applied in a range of work contexts such as business, marketing or finance, as well as in any management role within private or public corporate structures.

Visit the website: https://courses.aber.ac.uk/postgraduate/management-masters/

Suitable for

This degree will suit you:

- If you want to master a fascinating area of study which can be applied directly to almost every workplace
- If you wish to develop a critical appreciation of management theories and techniques
- If you wish to nurture a management career within corporate structures, government and non-governmental workplaces
- If you desire skills highly sought-after by any postgraduate employer

Course detail

The main objective of this Masters is to equip you with a fundamental understanding of strategies for managing and leading individuals, teams, departments and companies. You will study subjects including decision-making, implementation delivery, management of people and organisations, contemporary leadership and much more. You will gain a masterful understanding of management which will thoroughly prepare you for the challenges of management in the modern workplace, and you will achieve all of this with a critical awareness of today's most pervasive issues including globalisation, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, diversity and knowledge management.

Your MSc programme will culminate in writing this course's equivalent to the final dissertation – the integrative managerial report. This report will bring together the knowledge gained during the programme and allow you to apply your learning to a specific issue or problem within a real-life corporate body. You will also be required to focus on your own personal skills development and the importance of productive leadership in today’s corporate environment.

By the time you graduate from this MSc Management, you will have gained an invaluable insight into the best practices and productive techniques used by the most effective managers. Your training will balance the theory with the practice: you will develop a critical understanding of the underlying rationale behind management techniques, and you will have the opportunity to apply the methodology as you interrogate real-life case studies and engage with your final managerial report.

In addition to this first-rate management training, you will also nurture a skill set perfect for almost any role in any business or postgraduate workplace. You will be confident in leading people and projects, planning, budgeting and decision-making; and in marketing, economics and business management. This will make you a desirable employee for a wide range of public and private sector organisations and businesses.


The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery during the next academic year and may be subject to change. They are included here to give an indication of how the course is structured.

- Semester 1 -

- Marketing And Strategy For Managers MMM1020
- Financial Analysis And Decision Making MMM7120
- People And Organisations MMM7220

- Semester 2 -

- Ethics, Sustainability And Corporate Responsibility In Organisations MMM1120
- Business Economics MMM1320
- Implementation Delivery And Development MMM7420

- Semester 3

- Application And Integration (management And Corporate Leadership) MMM9860


Assessment takes the form of; research proposals including a related bibliographic element, case studies, oral assessments and essays. Each student will complete an integrative managerial report worth 60 credits, which deals with an area of chosen study in the third semester.


Every course at Aberystwyth University is designed to enhance your vocational and general employability. You will be pushed to improve your approaches to business, finance, marketing and much more so that you can tackle complex projects thoroughly and with professional independence. Your MSc will place you in the jobs market as a highly-trained and effective leader of people and organisations equipped with key skills required by almost every postgraduate workplace, and your AMBA-accredited MSc will impress employers in every industry.

How to apply: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/howtoapply/

Visit the MSc Management page on the Aberystwyth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A good Honours Degree (or its equivalent) in any discipline plus satisfactory references from your University. Candidates with equivalent experience and qualifications will be considered.

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