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Course summary

This course is designed to meet the growing demands of businesses for graduates who possess rigorously developed personal, as well as business skills. It aims to produce graduates who are ready for employment in a management role. The course is open to graduates of any academic discipline, and also to non-graduates who have appropriate work experience and hold a sub-degree or professional qualification. Modules cover the basics of marketing, project management, accounting, and people management, amongst other key areas. This breadth gives you highly transferable skills, relevant to most work environments, which will enable you to become an effective employee or a future entrepreneur. Problem solving skills are explored, developed and enhanced across the programme, and you will have the opportunity to be a creative, imaginative and independent learner from the start – essential in the modern business world. The programme also aims to strengthen your critical thinking and communication skills. This enables you to become more creative and innovative, and able to identify, analyse and manage business issues and problems to produce viable solutions and/or recommendations. Our emphasis on the course is to prepare you for a career in business and management where knowledge of a range of disciplines (business functions) is imperative. In addition the range of professional, individual, and transferable skills necessary for a successful career in management form a key component of the programme and its design.

Modules

Modules include: accounting and finance in the organisation; competing through marketing; management research project or dissertation; managing information; managing people and organisations; managing strategy; research skills for management; the management environment. Optional modules include: intrapreneurship and enterprise B; project management.

Assessment method

Assessment methods include presentations, reports, projects and a dissertation.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (at least 2.2 or above) in any discipline, a degree equivalent professional qualification or appropriate work experience combined with a relevant qualification; if English is not the 1st language IELTS 6.5, or 6.0 plus completion of the University's 4-week English course, or equivalent, is required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees for Postgraduate Study 2023/24: https://www.herts.ac.uk/study/fees-and-funding/fee-information/how-much-are-my-fees
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