Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Introduction
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Supercharge your career at an internationally accredited Top-10 UK business school just 90mins from London and surrounded by beautiful English countryside.

The Loughborough Experience

Loughborough is a fantastic place to study. Our attractive single-site campus provides an environment that is stimulating and supportive, offering first-rate facilities for both students and staff. There is a real pride in the University that touches everyone associated with it. Loughborough is renowned in the UK for offering a fantastic student experience and has been named England’s Best Student Experience for an unpredicted six consecutive years.

A Leading Business School

Consistently ranked as a Top-10 UK business school for management, accounting and finance, and Information Management by national league tables, Loughborough is among just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation.

We are committed to our mission of ‘Transforming Practice, Inspiring Winners’, an ethos which drives everything we do, from academic excellence to student support. This, along with our international accreditations and 400+ global corporate contacts ensures our qualifications are respected by employers around the world.

Our Postgraduate Programmes

We offer a rich variety of postgraduate programmes ranging from taught masters, MBA and doctoral programmes, to short courses and executive education, with subjects spanning management, marketing, finance, banking, economics, and information management. All of this contributes to a lively and supportive learning environment within the School.

Our taught programmes all have an international ‘real-world’ focus that addresses the challenges of globalisation and the contemporary issues facing organisations, policy makers and individuals alike. Many of our academics, have first-hand experience in business, finance and management or government advisory roles, helping to shape policy in the private and public sectors. As such, we will equip you with lifelong skills and knowledge that will serve you well in your career or enable you to pursue further study and research.

Developing your Career

With over 400 global corporate partnerships, our teaching is informed by the very latest best practice and research, ensuring it is both commercially relevant and academically rigorous. As an internationally accredited school, our career-enhancing postgraduate programmes are respected by employers and will help you achieve your career aspirations. All our postgraduate students have access to our award-winning careers service, their global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters, and one of the UK’s largest careers fairs, based right here on campus.

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MSc

Banking and Finance

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will equip you with the practical skills to understand and model banking and financial markets, using the toolkit of economics. It is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in financial services, international financial management, or central banking and financial regulation. [+]

Our MSc Banking and Finance programme will equip you with the practical skills to understand and model banking and financial markets, using the toolkit of economics. You will learn how the actions of governments, firms, households, and financial intermediaries affect national and global financial, bond, and foreign exchange markets.

In addition to this, you will be exposed to the theory and practice of bank credit and lending, as well as financial institution risk management. This programme is ideal for those who wish to pursue a career in financial services, international financial management, or central banking and financial regulation.

Our modules are underpinned by the latest research and best practice, having been designed to provide you with up-to-date and relevant knowledge of banking, finance and research methods. There is also some opportunity to choose optional modules that will enable you to specialise in the areas of economics, banking and finance that best suit your career ambitions and interests.... [-]


Business Analytics Consulting

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This programme is ideal if you wish to use your analytic skills to derive and obtain useful insights from large amounts of data. By equipping you with the rigorous modelling and consulting skills needed to understand, manage and communicate useful insights from ‘big data’, it prepares you to inform business decisions or government policies. [+]

This programme is ideal if you wish to use your analytic skills to derive and obtain useful insights from large amounts of data.

By equipping you with the rigorous modelling and consulting skills needed to understand, manage and communicate useful insights from ‘big data’, it prepares you to inform business decisions or government policies. As such, you will develop skills highly prized by employers in today’s knowledge economy.

The programme involves a taught and a project component. Taught modules are led and delivered by our group of internationally recognised management scientists, who are actively working with business, government and non-profit organisations to tackle routine, strategic or policy problems in areas such as: health, transport, telecommunications, energy, defence, government and public services.... [-]


Business Psychology

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career in personnel functions, human resource management roles or as business consultants in areas such as selection and assessment, organisational development and change and employee development. [+]

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career in personnel functions, human resource management roles or as business consultants in areas such as selection and assessment, organisational development and change and employee development.

Taught by experienced researchers and practitioners, students are given in-depth training to equip them to apply psychological theories and research to influence and inform a range of important business decisions and to operate effectively at all levels within organisations.

There is a strong emphasis on developing critical thinking and consultancy skills as well as the ability to work effectively with a wide range of organisational stakeholders. Students can choose to extend and cement their practical skills by completing a research project that allows them to apply their knowledge to an organisational issue.... [-]


Corporate Finance

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This is an applied programme that provides students with knowledge and skills to work in corporate finance roles. It combines rigorous academic content with practical application. [+]

This is an applied programme that provides students with knowledge and skills to work in corporate finance roles. It combines rigorous academic content with practical application.

Corporate finance encompasses diverse topics such as mergers and acquisitions, issuing capital, cash management, corporate payout policy, managing foreign exchange exposure and executive compensation.

This degree is aimed at candidates who wish to prepare for a career in the treasury department of a large company or for the corporate finance team of an investment bank.

It would also prepare students for a management consultancy role with a finance focus or an advisory role with an accounting or professional services company.... [-]


Economics and Business Strategy

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our MSc Economics and Business Strategy programme will enable you to apply the tools of economics and strategy to influence business performance and to develop strategic thinking and decision-making in a competitive business environment. [+]

Our MSc Economics and Business Strategy programme will enable you to apply the tools of economics and strategy to influence business performance and to develop strategic thinking and decision-making in a competitive business environment.

The programme will equip you with the skills of a professional business economist, for careers in business, government, regulation, international organisations and for higher awards by research.

Taught by experienced researchers and practitioners, students will use the insights of economic theory to address real-world problems. The strong emphasis on applying theoretical and quantitative skills to real world situations – as well as a focus on developing critical thinking skills – will enable you to work effectively both in industry and government.... [-]


Economics and Finance

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our specialist MSc in Economics and Finance provides an exciting opportunity for you to gain an insight into the pressing economic issues of our times and learn how to assess, adapt and apply modern macroeconomic and microeconomic models to transform organisational or government policy. [+]

Our specialist MSc in Economics and Finance provides an exciting opportunity for you to gain an insight into the pressing economic issues of our times and learn how to assess, adapt and apply modern macroeconomic and microeconomic models to transform organisational or government policy.

In short, it is designed to equip you with the skills of a professional economist, for careers in government, international organisations, business, or as preparation for PhD study.

Unlike a masters in finance, you will learn to understand and model issues affecting financial markets through the holistic lens of an economist; assessing both the microeconomic impacts for firms, as well as the macroeconomic implications for the global economy. You will develop advanced theoretical and quantitative skills, highly sought after by employers in the financial services sectors of industry and government, as well as transferable skills that will be of value for a range of other sectors.... [-]


Economics and International Business

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our MSc Economics and International Business programme will allow you to develop a sound understanding of the international business environment and business operations in the global economy. [+]

Our MSc Economics and International Business programme will allow you to develop a sound understanding of the international business environment and business operations in the global economy.

It is suitable for those wishing to develop a career in the international business and commercial sectors. You will be taught by experienced economists, international business researchers, and practitioners. This will equip you with the skills and techniques to assess and implement business strategies in response to the problems affecting firms and markets in a highly competitive international business environment.

Practical training on how to apply relevant theory to shape international business decisions is integrated into the programme. You will be able to further refine your practical skills by completing a research project that allows you to apply your knowledge to an international business issue.... [-]


Employment Relations and HRM

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of the field of employment relations as preparation for a career in Employment Relations, Labour Relations or related fields. [+]

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to gain an in-depth understanding of the field of employment relations as preparation for a career in Employment Relations, Labour Relations or related fields.

In addition to providing students with a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of Employment Relations it is anticipated that on completion of the programme students will also meet the knowledge requirements for chartered membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR, Employment Relations and related professions in the UK.

Taught by academics with a strong track record in both Employment Relations related research and practical experience of Employment Relations and HRM, the programme focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills alongside of the more practical skills required for a career in Employment Relations and HR.... [-]


Finance

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This is an applied, broad-based Masters in Finance programme which provides students with knowledge and skills to work in finance. The teaching draws on both the internationally recognised research and extensive real world practical experience of Loughborough faculty. [+]

This is an applied, broad-based Masters in Finance programme which provides students with knowledge and skills to work in finance.

The teaching draws on both the internationally recognised research and extensive real world practical experience of Loughborough faculty.

You will gain an understanding of both corporate finance and investments subjects. This covers investment topics such as asset pricing and portfolio selection, as well as corporate finance topics such as cost of capital and dividend policy.

This programme is best suited to candidates who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of the whole field of finance before choosing their preferred area of specialisation.... [-]


Finance and Investment

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This is an applied programme which provides students with knowledge and skills to work in investment roles. Studying Investments raises some interesting issues, such as why people trade so much, whether the best investment strategy is simply to track the stock market index, how risk should be measured and how assets should be priced. [+]

This is an applied programme which provides students with knowledge and skills to work in investment roles.

Studying Investments raises some interesting issues, such as why people trade so much, whether the best investment strategy is simply to track the stock market index, how risk should be measured and how assets should be priced.

This degree is aimed at candidates who wish to work within investment management, investment banking and related careers. The programme focuses on both the trading and portfolio management sides of finance.

It has a substantial focus on investment within core modules, including Portfolio Management, Financial Trading and Global Investment Analysis. These draw on the cutting edge research expertise of our faculty.... [-]


Finance and Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our Finance and Management programme is designed to fast-track the careers of graduates from non-finance backgrounds who want to work in financial management for commercial and non-commercial organisations. [+]

Our Finance and Management programme is designed to fast-track the careers of graduates from non-finance backgrounds who want to work in financial management for commercial and non-commercial organisations.

The programme uses the expertise of our renowned research-active academics to develop your knowledge and analytical skills in finance-relevant fields, and to ensure that you will graduate with essential skills to apply in practical work environments.

You will develop an understanding of business and management by studying across a range of areas, including marketing, HR, accounting, strategic management and in particular, finance. Your financial knowledge and skills will be further developed within accounting and finance modules.... [-]


Human Resource Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career in HRM or allied fields of management. [+]

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career in HRM or allied fields of management.

On completion of the programme, it is anticipated that students will meet the knowledge requirements for chartered membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Taught by academics with both a strong track record in HRM related research and practical experience as HR managers, the programme focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills alongside of the more practical skills required for a career in people management.

Learning, teaching and assessment

Teaching on the HRM programme is provided by our world-renowned specialist staff using a number of methods including lectures, practical workshops, seminars, group work, individual tutorials and feedback sessions. Modules are assessed by a range of methods including both exams and coursework assessments that are designed to develop strong practical and academic skills.... [-]


Information Management and Business Technology

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

Developed with industry and commercially relevant, this programme aims to produce graduates who have acquired an understanding of the professional, managerial and technical dimensions of information management and business technology. [+]

Developed alongside industry to be commercially relevant, our specialist programme is designed to produce graduates who understand the professional, managerial and technical dimensions of information management and business technology.

There is currently a shortage of hybrid managers within industry and this programme has been developed specifically to address this gap.

As a student you will benefit not only from our renowned academic lecturers and state-of-the-art facilities, but also from a range of additional opportunities including industry speakers from companies such as BT, IBM and SAP.

Graduates of this course are equipped with the core skills required to obtain a first professional post in the sector, as well as the learning and leadership skills needed for professional development beyond that.... [-]


Management

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our Management programme is an outstanding opportunity for graduates who wish to develop practical, functional business knowledge and skills to improve their employment prospects. [+]

Our Management programme is an outstanding opportunity for graduates who wish to develop practical, functional business knowledge and skills to improve their employment prospects.

The programme aims to develop understanding of the core aspects of business management and to build on the skills and competencies relevant to middle management and to senior roles. It is especially suitable for students who have taken non-business degrees or who wish to reinforce their business knowledge.

Our experiences of working with a wide range of industrial partners and managerial teams have fed directly into the design of our Management programme, which includes core modules designed to equip you with key business skills sought by modern organisations. In addition, the wide range of optional modules gives you the flexibility to tailor the programme to suit your individual career aspirations.... [-]


Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

This programme offers an exciting opportunity for graduates with an interest in marketing and management to develop a deep understanding of marketing theory and practice. [+]

This programme offers an exciting opportunity for graduates with an interest in marketing and management to develop a deep understanding of marketing theory and practice.

During the year you will discover the secrets behind effective strategic marketing management in a global marketplace, learn the techniques used in conducting and analysing market research, and explore the marketing mix in an international context.

Students on the programme will benefit directly from expert teaching from leading researchers and academics, many of whom are world-renowned in their fields.

Overall, the programme's strategic aim is to impart marketing knowledge and analytical skills that will prepare you for any marketing management role within a multinational organisation.... [-]


Work Psychology

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years October 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough + 1 more

This BPS accredited programme is especially suitable for students with an undergraduate degree in Psychology wishing to develop a career as an Occupational Psychologist. [+]

This BPS accredited programme is especially suitable for students with a BPS-accredited undergraduate degree in Psychology wishing to develop a career as an Occupational Psychologist.

It is also suitable for those wishing to apply their knowledge of psychology in personnel functions, human resource management roles or as business consultants in areas such as selection and assessment, organisational development and change and employee development.

Our MSc in Work Psychology is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS). Completion of the programme fulfils the requirements of the Stage 1 qualification for those wishing to go on to eventually become a HCPC-registered Occupational Psychologist. ... [-]


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Contact

Loughborough University

Address School of Business and Economics Loughborough University Loughborough Leicestershire LE11 3TU United Kingdom
LE11 3TU Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
Website http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/
Phone +44 1509 223621