MA Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School

Program Description

MA Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School

This course is designed to develop the general management skills you need in the rapidly changing economic environment. As well as giving you the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to operate effectively in a managerial role, the course will develop your analysis, problem-solving and proactive-thinking skills. As the course progresses, the emphasis evolves from operational to a strategic approach.

Studying the Management MA will give you opportunities to gain immediately applicable skills and managerial awareness; whilst learning about other organisations’ processes and practices from peers and case study analysis.

Course content

Students are supported via the Virtual Learning Environment accessing their modules on the Blackboard site and availing of current journals and e-books as well as podcasts and other supporting resources. Onsite students can make appointments with librarians for specific search support or attend speaker’s evenings or study skills ribbon workshops. Each student has a personal tutor and we also provide additional support for dyslexic and disabled students.

Students who successfully complete this Master's degree are eligible for membership of the corporate body, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

A highlight for many students is the residential weekend organised as part of this course – a weekend away combining presentations and workshops with great opportunities to network and get to know your fellow students. Additional networking events with management professionals are also organised throughout your course.

Students on this course benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list.

Course-specific entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class Honours or international equivalent) and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area. Alternative professional qualifications with at least three years' relevant professional experience will also be considered. Directly relevant degree disciplines include business studies, economics, geography, management, and operation research. However students with qualifications in other disciplines such as engineering, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply.

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element.

Associated careers

Our graduates occupy a variety of roles in both multinational organisations and small and medium-size enterprises. When you graduate you will be equipped to pursue a career in specialist areas of business, including financial services, operations, human resources, sales and marketing. Some of our graduates are employed in companies such as Accenture, Procter & Gamble and Unilever as well as the NHS and local councils.

Internships

All full-time postgraduate Westminster Business School students have the opportunity to apply for an eight week part-time, unpaid internship with local organisations, so as to further enhance their academic experience.

The internship counts as one 10 credit module (the PG/MBA Internship Programme Reflective Practitioner Module) and can be taken in addition to core and option modules. Our internships take place during the summer and are in various fields including marketing, project management, retail, marketing communications, finance, HR and the charity sector.

In order to apply, students must complete an application form (along with a copy of their updated CV) and submit this to the Business Experience Team (BET). Subsequently we then shortlist from the applications received and conduct group meetings with the students, which provides them with an opportunity to understand more about the internship programme and for the BET to better understand their internship aspirations.

Ultimately it is up to our internship employers to decide whether they would like to interview the candidate(s) and offer him/her an internship. We have received very positive feedback from both our postgraduate students and employers and expect that the Internship Programme will continue to remain popular amongst our students.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 20, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
9,000 GBP
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Deadline
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
United Kingdom London, England
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Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 9,000 GBP
Home/EU students. Overseas: £12,000.00.
Start date Jan. 2017
Place
United Kingdom London, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 9,000 GBP
Home/EU students. Overseas: £12,000.00.