Manchester Metropolitan University has a proud heritage dating back to 1824. It is one of the largest universities in the UK, with over 38,000 students, and is home to a diverse international student population from more than 120 countries.

The University is ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years old*, which is a measure of its commitment to delivering and supporting quality research and teaching.

Manchester Metropolitan’s campus is located in the centre of Manchester, amongst world-renowned music, arts, shopping and sports venues and the second largest Chinatown in the UK. Manchester is considered Britain’s ‘best city to live in’** and one of the world's top 10 most exciting cities†.

The University is undergoing a £400m investment programme to enhance its teaching and research facilities, buildings and public spaces.

85% of Manchester Metropolitan’s research has 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact††, its School of Architecture is ranked 7th in the world‡ and its Business School has prestigious AACSB and AMBA accreditations, placing it among an elite group of business schools worldwide.

Manchester Metropolitan provides its students with regular employability events including advice workshops, industry networking, guest speakers and careers fairs. The University has industry links with global companies, including Nike, Hilton, DHL and Dentsu Aegis Network§, and students benefit from lifelong access to a digital careers service.

The University provides a selection of scholarships exclusive to international students, up to the value of £5,000¶.

*Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018

**Global Liveability Survey 2018 by the Economist Intelligence Unit

†Time Out City Life Index 2018

††Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014-21

‡QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018

§Based on placements secured in 2017-18

¶The scholarship amount quoted relates to the 2018-19 academic year and may change for the 2019-20 academic year

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Manchester Metropolitan University

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a manage ... [+]

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This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative projects and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects.

Throughout the Master’s you will develop professional, managerial and personal abilities, including commercial awareness, negotiating and relationship management skills, alongside developing your visual skills in a business context to enable you to operate successfully within the global industry.

You will also gain an in-depth knowledge of finance, industry developments, profit margins, pricing, sales strategies and turnover and how to confidently convey your ideas through successful communication and contemporary presentation.... [-]

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A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urba ... [+]

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A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work that builds on the legacy of twentieth-century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities. Features and benefits of the course:

This course is jointly accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and the University of Manchester (UoM) with cross-disciplinary connections between the Manchester School of Architecture, the School of Environment and Development (UoM) and Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design (MMU). This is an internationally based course that actively disseminates students’ thesis work through conferences, exhibitions, competitions and publications. About the course ... [-]
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This award provides an opportunity for both existing and aspiring professionals connected with children and young people to reflect deeply and critically on the relations ... [+]

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This award provides an opportunity for both existing and aspiring professionals connected with children and young people to reflect deeply and critically on the relationship between the structures and policies offered by societies and how these interact with individuals’ self-actualisation.

The full-time MA Childhood and Youth Studies is normally timetabled for teaching on two days a week (currently Tuesdays and Thursdays), with additional independent, guided study requirements. As well as (30 credit) taught units of study, this course also provides opportunities to gain practical experience in UK educational contexts (via optional unit choice), and every student undertakes a (60 credit) dissertation, allowing in-depth and extended study in an area of interest and relevance.... [-]

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On our Master of Arts (MA) Creative Writing programme, you will explore and practice techniques and styles of modern and contemporary writing and apply these through the ... [+]

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At the heart of the Manchester Writing School are our Master's programmes in Creative Writing, available to study on campus in Manchester, and also from anywhere in the world via online distance learning.

On our Master of Arts (MA) Creative Writing programme, you will explore and practice techniques and styles of modern and contemporary writing and apply these through the development of your own creative work. MA students undertake a taught element blending writing workshops with reading units and an elective and then complete their studies through submission of an extended piece of writing from a proposed full-length book. The MA is available to complete in one year full-time, or two years part-time/online.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

The MA Educational Leadership and Management programme has been developed for education and public sector professionals who are aspiring to their first leadership positio ... [+]

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The MA Educational Leadership and Management programme has been developed for education and public sector professionals who are aspiring to their first leadership position. This Masters will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your skills and knowledge in a wide range of leadership and management theories and frameworks.

The programme draws on the outstanding specialist research within the Faculty world-leading Education and Social Research Institute, providing students with the most relevant theoretical knowledge they need to underpin their practice. This process includes critically analysing models relating to change management, organisational culture and the impact of leadership on organisational effectiveness. Students will study theories of leadership and management and apply them to their own workplace... [-]

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This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and econom ... [+]

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Education Studies is concerned with understanding how people develop and learn throughout their lives, the nature of knowledge, and critical engagement with ways of knowing and understanding.

This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Postgraduates are able to participate in, and contest, changing discourses exemplified by reference to debate about values, personal and social engagement and how these relate to communities and societies.

Students have opportunities to develop their critical capabilities through the selection, analysis and synthesis of relevant perspectives, and to be able to justify different positions on educational matters. This award provides the knowledge, understanding and critical analysis to inform current and future professionals in education, for different areas and contexts.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engag ... [+]

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This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engagement with digital and making technologies is central to discovering and harnessing new thinking in design.

This course is of particular relevance to those interested in effective visual communication and developing innovative concepts and approaches in publication design, illustration, motion graphics, corporate identity, photography, design for digital media and graphic design for advertising.

Features and benefits of the course

Design NetworkBased in the heart of the School of Art, MA/MFA Design: Graphic Design and Art Direction is part of an innovative design network — a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities. While studying towards a particular qualification at MA/MFA level, students experience their subject in the broader context of contemporary design practice.... [-]

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This course promotes the investigation and interpretation of interior space, inside and outside of the traditional architectural envelope, whilst considering human occupa ... [+]

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This course promotes the investigation and interpretation of interior space, inside and outside of the traditional architectural envelope, whilst considering human occupation, engagement and experience as the catalyst. This may manifest in a variety of outcomes and will allow you to work within your chosen speciality such as building re-use, exhibition or shop design, branding, identities or environmental graphics, performance or set design, temporary installations or ‘event’ design, furniture or artefact design. The specialist workshops provide you with opportunities to explore materiality, fabrication and realisation of your ideas, through technical rigour at a variety of scales whilst studio teaching is underpinned by engagement with industry.... [-]

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Explore the relationship between education and environmental, technological and social change. Critically analyse international initiatives, education performance, and de ... [+]

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Explore the relationship between education and environmental, technological and social change. Critically analyse international initiatives, education performance, and development issues. Reflect on your environment and influence change in education.

Through this course, you’ll be introduced to the international landscape of education and develop your understanding of how globalisation has changed the way that education is understood and practised around the world.

You’ll explore international comparisons of schools and universities, the challenges of identifying and borrowing good educational practices from other places, and the emerging global trends that educators must prepare for today. You’ll also consider big issues such as the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on education and jobs, as well as gaining practical skills in building international partnerships and conducting research-based interventions.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

We live in a communications-saturated world where 24-hour news coverage, access to the internet and the use of social media have become the norm for millions of people. G ... [+]

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We live in a communications-saturated world where 24-hour news coverage, access to the internet and the use of social media have become the norm for millions of people. Global events are instantly reported by the news media, analysed and interpreted by them and millions of ordinary citizens. These developments challenge the traditionally secretive practices of international diplomacy and the ability of governments to control information whilst also creating powerful new tools for propaganda; they enhance the importance of cultural or ‘soft’ power in international relations, and they have also transformed the nature of warfare.

This course is run by the Department of History, Politics and Philosophy in conjunction with the Department of Information and Communication.... [-]

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Recognised and approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), this route prepares graduates of all disciplines for a career in the ... [+]

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Recognised and approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), this route prepares graduates of all disciplines for a career in the modern information society and its industries.

The taught element is equivalent to a postgraduate diploma, and as a professional qualification enables progression to Chartership in your first professional post. Your study will focus on the principles for the organisation, retrieval and accessibility of information and on the strategic management of information organisations, such as libraries, the information landscape, for example online and on the web, and on the development of library services of all kinds. Successful completion of a dissertation develops your knowledge of the field and skills as a researcher resulting in the award of MA. You may undertake a placement, which we will help you to source, in information units, libraries and other relevant centres, including large corporations, local government, the National Health Service, financial and legal services. This will provide networking opportunities within the library, information and media industries.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

This course provides a direct route into 21st-century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive prac ... [+]

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This course provides a direct route into 21st-century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition.

Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. You will benefit from a mandatory placement providing key networking opportunities and enhancing your employability.

The course will prepare you to take a leading role in a rapidly evolving global media industry where you will explore the global potential of multi-platform news and features publishing. You will learn how to cover any story for print, web, TV or radio, and how to adapt a story from one medium to another. The emphasis on your work output will enable you to amass a full and varied portfolio to present to potential employers upon graduation.... [-]

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This award provides the opportunity to engage with theoretical perspectives and research in the field of inclusion and disability, both nationally and globally. The progr ... [+]

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This award provides the opportunity to engage with theoretical perspectives and research in the field of inclusion and disability, both nationally and globally. The programme is relevant to both UK and *international applicants and starts from the premise that terms, such as inclusion, disability and special needs are contestable.

You are encouraged to critically engage in those social, political and global debates relating to the education of marginalised groups of children and young people.

The question of how can education promote greater equity in an increasingly diverse society is central to the award. In this way, the MA provides outstanding professional development for those working in education, enabling them to deepen their understanding of how to develop a more inclusive practice within their own professional setting or country context.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

The MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics is an exciting and innovative new course that will equip you with the skills essential for a career in one of the worlds fastest grow ... [+]

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The MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics is an exciting and innovative new course that will equip you with the skills essential for a career in one of the worlds fastest growing professions.

The course is delivered by lecturers with years of experience in English language teaching and postgraduate supervision.

Learner-centred teaching allows you to reflect on the practice and theory of TESOL with expert support, in light of the most recent advances in the understanding of language teaching and learning. The programme combines the study of theories, methods and materials with a detailed analysis of language and an awareness of practical research methods. It will prepare you for work in multiple educational environments and is also an excellent preparation for further postgraduate study.... [-]

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MSc

Manchester Metropolitan University

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at und ... [+]

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This course will equip you with the latest knowledge and skill set needed for a successful career within the accounting and finance sector. We have had graduates go on to work at companies including KPMG, Deloitte and RBS to name a few.

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at undergraduate degree level. Alternatively, if you have successfully achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental level papers you are eligible to apply.

The programme covers a number of core themes including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), corporate reporting, corporate governance and risk management. Professional ethics, alongside the application of tools and models of finance theory, to complex strategic corporate finance transactions are central to the programme. In addition, you will develop knowledge in implementing the strategy in the context of both the external environment and internal business capabilities, and be able to evaluate performance implications of a given strategy.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our post ... [+]

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This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our postgraduate courses are concerned with vocational education, and it is anticipated that the majority of MSc graduates will either enter employment (or continue) as IT/Computing professionals or progress to doctoral work with a probable view to pursuing academic or research careers.

You will study four specialists, advanced units including High-Performance Computing and Big Data and Advanced Computer Networks and Operating Systems. A wide range of optional units allows you to tailor your course to specialise in areas of your choice.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied ele ... [+]

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The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. Students can gain experience of laboratory studies (of invertebrates) and fieldwork. The programme features a strong numerical and research-orientated approach. A range of elective units is available, including Zoo Conservation Biology which takes place at Chester Zoo. There is also a compulsory residential field course in Poland or Tanzania.

The MSc is completed by a research-based project which can be carried out overseas or in the UK. There are also opportunities to work within Manchester Met research projects in Tanzania, Kenya, the Philippines, Mauritius and Madeira.... [-]

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The MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for graduates who have not studied finance at the undergraduate level. The programme would also be suitable for those who hold an und ... [+]

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This course will provide you with a dynamic understanding of the fundamentals of banking and finance in today's ever-changing market, preparing you with the knowledge and skill set needed for a successful career within the sector. Our graduates go on to work at companies including KPMG, Deloitte and RBS to name a few.

The MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for graduates who have not studied finance at the undergraduate level. The programme would also be suitable for those who hold an undergraduate degree in a business, economics or similar subject, who would like to develop specialised knowledge in finance. It is therefore ideal for those seeking a career in the banking, finance or financial services sectors.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

In today's organisations, technology is a business-critical resource integrated into the fabric of business operations. There is a growing recognition that businesses ne ... [+]

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In today's organisations, technology is a business-critical resource integrated into the fabric of business operations. There is a growing recognition that businesses need to leverage big data in order to maximise competitive opportunities. This programme focuses on both of these elements in preparing you to achieve a balanced combination of technical competence coupled with an understanding of business intelligence.

The programme will allow you to develop the acumen necessary to identify opportunities for the organisation through understanding data, as well as the ability to build a case for exploiting and deploying technological solutions.

The familiarisation of information technology for analytics will develop your appreciation of how these can be integrated into business operations. This course is taught by experienced tutors with real-world consultancy and research expertise in the field of digital business.... [-]

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The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This titl ... [+]

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The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This title also includes the basic, key elements of forensic computing: forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation.

Students will gain a broad understanding of the different levels of computer and network security together with the basic phases of a forensic investigation and of computing in general. They will examine wireless communication systems; networks; operating systems and interfacing socket programming; servers and their security implications; and the planning and implementation of network security management, including security, risk analysis and disaster recovery planning.... [-]

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Data can provide the insight to shape decision-making, power scientific innovation, improve business operations or inform government policy. But it takes state-of-the-art ... [+]

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This course is suitable for numerate graduates across many disciplines. Non-computing graduates are eligible.

Data can provide the insight to shape decision-making, power scientific innovation, improve business operations or inform government policy. But it takes state-of-the-art computer science methods to unlock that power. Our MSc Data Science lets you master those methods.

With the units you’ll study, we’ll equip you with the techniques of statistical analysis and data mining that can help you find the story in complex, high-volume, high-dimensional data from various sources – formulating high-quality data models and interpreting the results. We’ll also help you put the technical skills into a real-world, professional context – helping you communicate your findings in the workplace, and address any of the legal or ethical questions that come with data processing.... [-]

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Digital marketing communications are essential to the success of modern businesses. Get sought-after expertise and an industry recognised qualification. ... [+]

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The way we communicate, advertise to and reach customers has changed dramatically in the digital age. This new area of marketing is rapidly expanding and opportunities for employment are growing all over the world.

With this full-time postgraduate degree, you’ll develop a firm understanding of modern marketing techniques and learn how to apply them effectively in the digital arena. You’ll master a range of social media and digital marketing tools and learn how to focus your marketing campaigns to specific target audiences across the digital landscape.

This masters in digital marketing communications will not only teach you how to plan and manage complex digital marketing campaigns, but how to measure and evaluate their success.... [-]

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This course is aimed at graduates who may have studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at undergraduate level. It is also suitable for those not holding a ... [+]

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The course aims to provide industry-ready professionals equipped with the skills needed for success in a variety of banking, finance, analysis, government and regional development careers.

You will be taught critical knowledge for Economic and Financial Analyst careers, and have extended opportunities to develop highly valued skills using industry-standard software (Bloomberg and Stata) in your analysis of real data to answer your own research questions.

All this will be done in a challenging and thought provoking manner, which questions the traditional assumptions underlying many mainstream models of societies and economies to arrive at more useful perspectives.

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This course covers the key components needed to design and implement modern electronic systems; the use of modern embedded systems for single-chip solutions and higher po ... [+]

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This course covers the key components needed to design and implement modern electronic systems; the use of modern embedded systems for single-chip solutions and higher power electronics; and links to renewable energy systems, fuel cells and hybrid vehicles.

You will study the application of electronic systems and examine possible future uses. The course will improve your skills in the integration and control of electronic systems and link to image processing, the study of which is delivered by our world-leading imaging group. A project completes the MSc, allowing you to specialise in your chosen area of interest.

This course starts in September 2017 and January 2018. Please note that January starters will have a course duration of approximately 15 months.... [-]

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An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business and ma ... [+]

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An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business and management.

You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. The flexible nature of the course means you can choose any advanced engineering units.

The business units cover the key components of business and management and give engineers valuable knowledge and insights into how people and organisations behave, an understanding of financial issues facing business and know-how to improve your management skills. You will carry out a research project which can be academic or industry-based.... [-]

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Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. ... [+]

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This programme combines scientific study, laboratory and fieldwork techniques with the policy that underpins them and the management expertise to successfully deliver real-world sustainability projects.

Gaining advanced scientific skills and knowledge as well as the management, policy and corporate social responsibility aspects make you a great all-rounder who can hit the ground running when it comes to managing live environmental issues and challenges. You will develop into a professional able not only to assess environmental impacts but who can also put these into legislative context; and has the expertise to influence stakeholders, negotiate contracts and project-manage complex processes. This skillset is much sought after and valued by environmental employers and consultancies.... [-]

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The programme provides you with a detailed understanding of modern business principles, techniques, and contextual conditions, paying particular attention to internationa ... [+]

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The programme provides you with a detailed understanding of modern business principles, techniques, and contextual conditions, paying particular attention to international finance.

You will receive an introduction to contemporary business and management issues, as well as gaining an informed understanding of environmental and historical influences on business and management practice. This programme will enhance your ability to interpret data, compile reports of key findings and make recommendations to meet the needs of an organization.

Ideal for graduates with a degree in a business, economics or finance/accounting related discipline (minimum good UK honors degree 2:2), this programme has been designed for those seeking to develop a financial management career in either the public or private sector.... [-]

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The new course combines expertise in finance, computing, risk and behavioral science. It looks at innovative technologies and the disruptive nature of FinTech business mo ... [+]

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FinTech (financial technology) is a term which can be applied anywhere that technology is applied or used to help companies manage the financial aspects of their business, including new software and applications, processes and business models. FinTech has evolved to disrupt and reshape commerce and in particular financial services. In June 2017, Ernst and Young (EY) issued a report that concluded that FinTech had achieved initial mass adoption in most markets and that FinTech adoption will continue to gain momentum. Fintech in the UK has been valued at around £7 billion by Deloitte, so it is of no surprise to see the industry feature prominently in all major political parties’ economic strategies and in University curricula.... [-]

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This new taught Masters’ programme offers a very much hands-on entry route to the fascinating opportunities offered within Industry 4.0. Whilst covering all aspects of in ... [+]

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Embrace advances in technology and help to shape future. 3D printing is at the forefront of advancing technology; revolutionising the manufacturing, healthcare, product development and even fashion industries.

With major companies such as Boeing, NASA, Nike, L’Oreal and the NHS investing heavily into this technology, now is the time to get qualified for an exciting career that could take you in many directions.

Our innovative new Master's degree offers hands-on training in the fascinating fields of digital manufacturing and 3D design, producing highly skilled graduates ready for exciting careers in industry.

Features and benefits From artists to entrepreneurs, engineers to healthcare scientists – this course is aimed at anyone with an inquisitive mind and a desire to learn the skills required to succeed in this dynamic industry. Fail-fast, fail often. We positively encourage our students to try new designs, test them and learn by failing. By evaluating the failures, we learn how to make things better. Study and work in the state-of-the-art PrintCity facility, which is equipped with the very latest 3D printers from FormLabs, Ultimaker, MarkForged, Airwolf, 3D Systems, StrataSys. You will also create metal castings from 3D printed plastic patterns and post-process them using dedicated procedures such as a laser-welding and bead-blasting. The programme has a strong working relationship with Autodesk UK and provides a route for students to become an ‘Autodesk Certified User’. This is a recognised qualification in addition to the programme award which demonstrates proficiency with computer-aided-design software and will be attractive to future... [-]
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September 2019
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Manchester Metropolitan University

Information Systems is concerned with software (and to a lesser extent hardware) that gathers, stores, processes and manages data and communications within an organisatio ... [+]

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Information Systems is concerned with software (and to a lesser extent hardware) that gathers, stores, processes and manages data and communications within an organisation and is at the heart of any large-scale enterprise. The key areas of study are databases, object-oriented programming, systems analysis, networks, digital media systems and information systems management and strategy. The course is designed to enable a career change to Information Systems or update and broaden knowledge and skills if you are already working in the field.

A third of your MSc will consist of a solo Information Systems project with individual supervision normally in a non-technical area. This is supported by a series of seminars/workshops, but the emphasis is on student-centred learning and recognises expectations about student autonomy, typical of postgraduate level and also is part of the strategy to enhance your employability through the development of confidence, self-awareness and self-sufficiency. Switching between MSc Information Systems and MSc Computing is possible as you specialise.... [-]

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September 2019
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Manchester Metropolitan University

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable ... [+]

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Designed to further develop the understanding of the business knowledge you gained during your first degree, this programme will enhance your skills in the key areas of business by placing them in an international business context. Studying areas such as international strategy and the international environment, you will gain an understanding of theoretical and conceptual management through a globally-focused core syllabus.

The option units enable you to focus on an area of your choice such as marketing, logistics management, project management, HR, finance or strategy.

During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in:

Option to undertake an additional 12 month internship Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients A live consultancy project for your final dissertation ... [-]
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September 2019
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Manchester Metropolitan University

International events management is a £multi-billion industry. Learn the skills and expertise to operate in this fast-paced global market. ... [+]

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From festivals and concerts to conferences and corporate events, this course will give you the professional skills you need to succeed in international event management.

Develop a broad range of event delivery strategies and a wealth of first-hand experience in planning, managing and evaluating events. Through live experiential activities and client-based consultancy projects, you’ll gain experience planning and managing a variety of real-life events.

We designed the course with successful event industry professionals. And we invite guest lecturers who are active in global events management to share their best practice with you. You’ll develop a powerful grasp of how business operates in this sector.... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University

Globalisation and an ever-changing economic landscape are introducing new opportunities and practices to effective Human Resource Management (HRM). Our MSc in Internation ... [+]

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Globalisation and an ever-changing economic landscape are introducing new opportunities and practices to effective Human Resource Management (HRM). Our MSc in International Human Resource Management will develop your understanding of real-world HR issues, developing your knowledge and practical skills, with a focus on how a strategic approach to HR can add value to organisations across the globe.

This course is particularly suitable if some, or all, of your career, will involve working outside the UK or if you have an interest in global employment issues. Our MSc International HRM is fully accredited by the UK professional body (CIPD) and leads directly to Associate Membership.... [-]

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September 2019
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Manchester Metropolitan University

Tourism and hospitality are expanding global industries resulting in an increased demand for skilled managers to lead and develop international organisations. ... [+]

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Tourism and hospitality are expanding global industries resulting in an increased demand for skilled managers to lead and develop international organisations.

The MA International Tourism and Hospitality Management will equip you with the tools necessary to analyse the major influences affecting the international hospitality business environment, as well as a deep-rooted understanding of the issues currently shaping the management of international hospitality corporations.

The real-world assessments within this course will give you hands-on experience of planning and manage your own live projects, professional work within the industry and live client consultancy. The course has been designed through close consultation with industry partners, to ensure you gain the latest practical and professional skills necessary to succeed in this sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this course is designed to equip you ... [+]

Overview

Modern business practices rely on accurate logistics and reliable, dependable supply chains. The smooth operation of these crucial aspects of company operations affects the profitability and reputation of any organisation that supplies business-to-business or business-to-consumer.

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed by this fast-paced industry. Alongside topics such as strategic sourcing, contract and stakeholder management, and risk management, you also study information technology and information systems. This reflects the revolutionary impact the internet and e-commerce have had on logistics and supply chain management and how they continue to drive innovation.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

In an international business climate, which has undergone tumultuous economic change during the last decade, graduates with excellent marketing awareness and management s ... [+]

Overview

In an international business climate, which has undergone tumultuous economic change during the last decade, graduates with excellent marketing awareness and management skills have never been in greater demand. The shifting balance in world trade, the emergence of fast-growing economies plus an increasing pool of world consumers means that businesses need to be increasingly focused on how they develop their competitive marketing strategies.

The applied nature of this course ensures that you study the latest thinking and techniques within the discipline of marketing and acquire the capabilities to enhance your employability and career prospects. More specifically, this course will develop your awareness for and critical understanding of the latest issues within the discipline of marketing, marketing strategy and consumer behaviour.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Advertising and management skills are in high demand, with graduates working at all ends of the advertising spectrum from traditional print-based advertising to digital m ... [+]

Overview

Advertising and management skills are in high demand, with graduates working at all ends of the advertising spectrum from traditional print-based advertising to digital media. This course will offer you a combination of commercial, theoretical and creative units to ensure you have a significant advantage in this fast-paced and dynamic industry.

The programme will develop your creative thinking skills in helping to create and implement effective creative advertising solutions to complex advertising challenges.

You will be taught by industry professionals and highly experienced tutors, who are able to draw upon their substantial industry experience, bringing lectures to life and offering practical support on student projects.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

This course spans advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. Using industry standard software you will develop complex models to simulate topics such a ... [+]

Overview

This course spans advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. Using industry standard software, you will develop complex models to simulate topics such as multibody dynamic systems; thermo-fluid systems and advanced stress and structure simulations. Failure mechanisms in real-world systems and components will be investigated through fatigue analysis; you will also examine multi-body dynamic systems and turbulent fluid dynamic motion. Your chosen specialist Masters project makes up one-third of the overall course.

You will also learn from industry case studies. All units provide real-world engineering problems, case studies and practical techniques using state-of-the-art hardware and the latest, industry-standard software for design, experimentation and evaluation. The units typically have a good balance of practical and theoretical work. Much of the practical work is computer based.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of project management. The course also includes two units accredited by the Assoc ... [+]

Overview

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of project management. The course also includes two units accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM).

Project management skills are in demand in almost every sector and increasingly they are an essential requirement for many different job roles. The programme is suitable for professionals and graduates who are looking to develop their project management skills as well as project management specialists who want a recognised qualification that supports the experience they have gained in employment.

This exceptionally practical course addresses the key factors that underpin the successful delivery of projects. Your studies will cover how to manage the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects of a project and the tools and techniques available to you. People are a crucial part of any project's success and you will consider how to adeptly manage challenges such as power disputes between colleagues, skills development issues and maintaining motivational levels for long-term projects.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

We’re in the era of smart technology. Self-optimising systems that learn from their environment and adapt accordingly are already with us – and they’re here to stay. Our ... [+]

Overview

We’re in the era of smart technology. Self-optimising systems that learn from their environment and adapt accordingly are already with us – and they’re here to stay. Our MSc Project Management (Electronic Engineering) is your chance to get involved. Study with us and you’ll build a combined set of management and engineering skills that’ll put you front and centre of Industry 4.0.

It’s one of our new project management courses – bringing vital management skills together with engineering expertise in other areas. Developed in line with the Association for Project Management (APM) and Project Management Institute (PMI) Body of Knowledge, it’s fully in sync with what professionals around the world want. Put simply, these are qualifications designed to get you ready for work.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of public relations (PR) and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wi ... [+]

Overview

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of public relations (PR) and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of PR. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience.

Combining a unique blend of academic and practical public relations skills, the course will enable you to develop a successful career in an incredibly dynamic sector. With a strong emphasis on application of knowledge to practice industry skills such as PR writing, media relations, digital communications and client management are underpinned by academic rigour focusing on PR strategy, campaign planning and PR specialisms.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Home to two premiership football teams, the nation’s oldest cricket grounds and a renowned velodrome – there’s no better place to study sport business than Manchester. ... [+]

Overview

Sport is part of Manchester’s DNA. It’s a big feature of the city’s history, character and economy. And it’s a big part of Manchester Met too.

As one of few management programmes in the UK focusing solely on sports, we cover topics including sport policy, sports marketing and data analytics.

Unlike other courses in the country, you’ll also explore areas such as politics, finance and law to understand how they apply to the sports industry.

The latest developments in sport

Everything you learn on this course has been informed by the University’s Sports Advisory Board of key industry experts.

All of our teachings is research-led. The majority of our staff are internationally renowned for their research in sports policy, law, politics, marketing and more.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for both UK, EU and international stude ... [+]

Overview

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management.

The programme is based on an MBA style curriculum and is academically rigorous without neglecting the applied practical aspects of management education. Teaching expertise is delivered by an international team of research-active specialists.

The programme equips you with both the foundations of business management and the most advanced tools and theories. You will have the opportunity to attend master classes given by keynote speakers from industry and have the opportunity to visit companies in the region to see how management is practised in industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus

Master

Manchester Metropolitan University

Based within Manchester School of Architecture and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Master of Landscape Architecture is a route to an internationally re ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Landscape Architecture is a professional qualification, accredited by the Landscape Institute, which provides a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast-growing, global profession.

The MLA combines an emphasis on individual practice and an exploratory, experimental approach, with a strong professional underpinning. It is both a conversion course for graduates of related subject areas and a final postgraduate year of education for landscape graduates.

The subject is awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University where it has been taught for over 40 years and today forms part of the prestigious Manchester School of Architecture. Our graduates are world leaders in the profession and have gone on to impressive careers nationally and internationally. Alumni include James Corner of Field Operations, lead designer for the New York Highline, and Jason Prior to Aecom, responsible for the Olympic Park masterplans in London and Rio de Janeiro.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is incre ... [+]

Overview

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is increasingly characterised by open networks, devolved decision-making and a mesh of public, private and civil society stakeholders all trying to influence the direction of public policy. The key areas of health, welfare, ethics, trade, aid and disaster management are analysed, with a spotlight on the dramatic and innovative public services changes in the UK and the wider international context. This course provides insight into policy transfer between states in the international community and the shaping frameworks of international organisations, as well as considering the historical and cultural reasons why there remain significant differences in policy trajectories, public service management and service delivery.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Location address
Manchester Metropolitan University,
All Saints Building, All Saints

Manchester, England, M15 6BH GB
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