Business Management at Goldsmiths, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

**Why study MSc Business Management at Goldsmiths Gain the skills and knowledge you need to be an effective manager in increasingly uncertain and technology-dominated environments.**

  • This Masters will equip you with practical and conceptual skills to perform different kinds of management roles in diverse types of organisations such as large corporations, entrepreneurial businesses, non-profits and government agencies.
  • Teaching is practice-oriented and aims to introduce you to different perspectives on real-world organisational problems, strategic approaches, decision-making conundrums, diverse contexts, organisations and environments.
  • We’ll help to shape you into a future leader with practical skills and theoretical knowledge to sustainably lead their organisations.
  • You’ll collaborate with corporations and non-profits who are involved in programme development and delivery.
  • You’ll learn from managers and other business professionals through guest lectures and exciting department events.
  • You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of organisations as we explore the latest research from management theory, organisation theory, strategic management, sociology and economics, translating them to simple applicable skills you can use in your future management career.
  • You’ll gain an understanding of the influential role that managers play in shaping society and the environment.
Which pathway is right for you? What’s unique about this degree, is that it gives you the option to specialise in particular areas of management through our different pathways. Business Management Pathway Will prepare you to assume any kind of management role, including CEO, in diverse types of organisations. Marketing Pathway Will prepare you for management roles, including CMO, in marketing departments of large organisations, marketing agencies, non-profits or entrepreneurial businesses. Innovation Pathway Teaches you the fundamental knowledge and skills required for managing product and brand or policy development, service delivery, or integration of emerging technologies in fast-paced industries. Entrepreneurship Pathway Will teach you the skills necessary to manage small and/or fast-growing entrepreneurial businesses, including family businesses, technology start-ups and other types of new ventures.


Compulsory modules Students on all pathways complete these four modules and three compulsory modules according to their pathway: Strategic Management: Building Competitive Advantage Designing High-Performing Organisations Developing Management Skills Research Project Business Management pathway Students on the Business Management pathway will also complete the following compulsory modules: Social Responsibilities of Management Project Management Behavioural Data Science Marketing pathway Students on the Marketing pathway will also complete the following compulsory modules: Digital Marketing and Branding Consumer Behaviour Marketing Strategy Innovation pathway Students on the Innovation pathway will also complete the following compulsory modules: Innovation Theory Innovation Case Studies Design Thinking Entrepreneurship pathway Students on the Entrepreneurship pathway will also complete the following compulsory modules: Entrepreneurial Finance Technological Innovation & Market Creation Innovation Case Studies Optional modules for all pathways Students from all pathways can choose two of the following optional modules, or they may choose from the compulsory modules from a different pathway. Developing Business Skills Creating Customer Experiences Consumer Culture Marketing Analytics Psychology of Marketing and Advertising Digital Research Methods Organisational Behaviour and Health Consumer Behaviour Intellectual Property, Trademarks and Brands Festival Management Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.

Entry requirements

Students are normally expected to have first or upper second class 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent from any discipline. Applicants with appropriate work experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Such applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience, having performed management, marketing or entrepreneurial roles in a corporation, government agency, non-profit organisation or entrepreneurial company and/or in a technology-driven industry. These may include such areas as: Team manager Management consultant Business founder Brand manager Product manager Account manager Marketing consultant International qualifications We accept a wide range of international qualifications. If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.5 with a 6.0 in writing to study this programme.

Fees and funding

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Business Management at Goldsmiths, University of London - UCAS