University of South Wales

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Whether or not you have a management and business background, the MSc Management will develop your broad knowledge of contemporary management through a detailed exploration of the theory and practice of key areas. This postgraduate course will help you deliver best practice in the workplace, whether that is private, public or third sector, and enable you to motivate, inspire and manage effectively. The MSc Management course offers you the opportunity to study across a broad range of business disciplines and functions. Through a tailored programme of study, you will learn to think critically about how businesses run, while also gaining an insight into why organisations are structured and function in a particular way. You will also examine changing trends in strategic thinking to develop a holistic understanding of how organisations interact with their environments in the face of rapid and discontinuous change.

Modules

Modules of study include: •Leadership and Management Theories Develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of leadership and management theories and their contemporary application in a range of organisational settings. •Issues in International Management Develop a critical awareness of the complex interrelationships between developing issues in international and trans-national management. •Innovation Management Gain an understanding of the theory and practice of managing innovation in organisations. You will learn about the frameworks used by organisations to manage innovation and sources of innovation inside and outside the organisation. •Strategic Operations Management Gain an appreciation of operational processes, techniques, planning and control systems with reference to both manufacturing and service industries from a qualitative and quantitative perspective. •Research Methods Conduct a proper scientific investigation and present it in a written format. This will develop your understanding and research skills in a management and/or professional development context. •Dissertation A significant piece of research into an appropriate area of study. You will also choose one module from the following options: •Trends in Marketing •HRM in Context •Globalisation of Logistics and Supply Chain •The Entrepreneur from Start-up to Growth •Economies, Markets and Strategic Decision Making

Assessment method

Assessment is through coursework-based assignments, as well as oral presentations and examinations. The final assessment is a management project, in which you will examine an area of management that is of interest to you or a company-based project.


Entry requirements

To be admitted for the MSc Management course, candidates will normally be required to have a minimum UK 2nd class honours degree or recognised international equivalent qualification. Relevant work experience can also be taken into account and all applicants would be considered on an individual basis. In all cases, the University will satisfy itself that a candidate is of the required academic standard to complete the programme of study proposed and is able to meet University’s English Language requirements. English language requirements for international students are a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 overall or equivalent TOEFL score, or other evidence of English language abilities at this level.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Some courses incur costs as part of your learning - these are in addition to the course fees and students are often responsible for these costs. We would urge you to visit the relevant course pages on our website (http://www.southwales.ac.uk/courses/msc-management/). These pages have information on fees and funding, and additional costs where relevant.
Management at University of South Wales - UCAS