University of Greenwich - Business School

Introduction

The Business School offers a great environment to study in, whether you are thinking of an undergraduate degree, a Master's degree or research at PhD level. We are a diverse, energetic community, with students and academic staff from all over the world.

Teaching and learning

We see it as our main responsibility to help all students reach their full academic potential. We believe that learning should be an engaging, interactive process. To do this, we supplement lectures and tutorials with a blend of challenging group exercises such as business simulations.

We are really pleased and proud to have been rated by the:

Complete University Guide 2017:

  • No.1 in Economics for student satisfaction in London
  • No.3 in Accounting & Finance for student satisfaction in London
  • No.4 in Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism for student satisfaction in London
  • No.4 in Marketing for student satisfaction in London
  • No.7 in Economics for student satisfaction in the UK

Guardian University League Tables 2017:

  • No.1 in Hospitality, event management & tourism for student satisfaction in London
  • No.3 in Accounting and Finance for student satisfaction in London

Within top 10 in Business, management and marketing (overall) in London

These ratings come from the people in the best position to judge – our students.

Employability

Our students are focused on entering good careers after they have completed their studies. We go the extra mile to support students, helping them find placements and internships as well as giving practical advice on writing CVs and preparing them for assessment centres and interviews.

The Business School has that extra special something – the stunning location of our Greenwich Campus. Everyone who studies and works here gets a real lift from the inspiring surroundings.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MA

Human Resource Management, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master's degree provides you with access to the latest HR resources, full Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) professional accreditation, development tools and networking events to support your career progression. [+]

Overview

Our Master's degree provides you with access to the latest HR resources, full Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) professional accreditation, development tools and networking events to support your career progression.

You will become more adaptable, well-informed and proficient in a range of managerial skills. This will help you gain in-depth knowledge and enable you to identify and solve current issues in people management.

In-depth academic study and a range of powerful problem-solving techniques will help you find effective solutions to real-life HR issues. You will learn how to approach business problems strategically and how to adapt to changes affecting your organisation.... [-]


International Business, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master's provides you with an insight into business network analysis that helps you employ network applications to understand strategic alliances, global commodity chains, and customer relationship management. [+]

Overview

Our Master's provides you with an insight into business network analysis that helps you employ network applications to understand strategic alliances, global commodity chains, and customer relationship management.

You will develop a range of intellectual and practical skills to become a specialist in the global knowledge economy.

If you do not have a first degree in business then this Master's will give you a grounding in business management, also offering you specialised international business modules and an independent specialist project. You can start your studies in September or January.

Our courses take into account the increasingly multidisciplinary and international nature of modern market developments. You will gain integrated theoretical knowledge and applied skills that employers are looking for.... [-]


International Events Management, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Study this Master's in the heart of London which hosts a huge variety of world-class live events, ranging from music and entertainment to sporting events, international trade fairs and community festivals to name but a few. [+]

Overview

Study this Master's in the heart of London which hosts a huge variety of world-class live events, ranging from music and entertainment to sporting events, international trade fairs and community festivals to name but a few.

The events industry is a dynamic and rapidly growing sector, incorporating both commercial and creative elements. If you are seeking to develop your management potential within this sector and improve your transferable skills such as presentation ability and creativity, then this Master's is for you.

Course structure

You will gain knowledge in direct marketing campaigns when acquiring new customers and nurture existing customer relationships. A greater number of organisations now invest in live communications to create experiences for customers, inspire and motivate employees, and develop meaningful messages for brands.... [-]


International Human Resource Management, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master's degree in International Human Resource Management offers the opportunity to focus on cultural and management issues at international level. It will provide you with the ability to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and issues in an international context. [+]

Course structure

Our Master's degree in International Human Resource Management offers the opportunity to focus on cultural and management issues at international level. It will provide you with the ability to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and issues in an international context.

You will gain an understanding of core business concepts, helping you understand the role of the organisations in the changing global business environment and the ethical responsibilities of policy makers within organisations.

Alongside the core curriculum, you will gain a general business education which will help you to understand the role of organisations in the changing global business environment and the ethical responsibilities of policy makers within organisations. Our courses will also enhance your lifelong learning skills and personal development to help you get the most from your career.... [-]


International Tourism Management, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Did you know the tourism industry is a major contributor to the global economy? It accounted for 9.8% of world GDP in 2015 and supports 284 million people in employment, the equivalent of 1 in 11 jobs on the planet. [+]

Overview

Did you know the tourism industry is a major contributor to the global economy? It accounted for 9.8% of world GDP in 2015 and supports 284 million people in employment, the equivalent of 1 in 11 jobs on the planet.

Become a Tourism professional

This Master's degree has been developed to meet the growing demand for competent and resourceful managers in the rapidly expanding tourism industry. It is delivered on our Greenwich Campus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which attracts tourists from all over the world.

Organisations that develop tourism facilities, and those that provide essential services such as transport and holidays, are set to expand in the future. There is increasing demand for experts in formulating tourism policies, tourism plans, strategies and tourism marketing. As a tourism professional, you will need to take a strategic perspective and help develop a competitive sector that is sustainable.... [-]


Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This Master's degree will provide you with knowledge of supply chain networks which may be designed for services or manufacturing and be global or domestic in scale. This includes the functions of procurement, production, distribution and customer service, and a diverse range of designs and structures. [+]

Course structure

This Master's degree will provide you with knowledge of supply chain networks which may be designed for services or manufacturing and be global or domestic in scale. This includes the functions of procurement, production, distribution and customer service, and a diverse range of designs and structures.

The demand for postgraduate qualifications in logistics and supply chain management (SCM) has been growing rapidly. Companies require senior managers who are better qualified and better prepared to address the deeper issues involved in the twin goals of cost reduction and service enhancement.

Accreditation

This degree is one of the very few degrees in the UK which has been accredited by both the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), increasing your career potential. You will have full professional status (to Level 6) upon completion of this Master's programme.... [-]


Public Relations and Corporate Communications, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master's degree is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the UK's professional body in PR. This helps you demonstrate that you have industry-standard skills, improving your career prospects. [+]

Professional accreditation

Our Master's degree is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the UK's professional body in PR. This helps you demonstrate that you have industry-standard skills, improving your career prospects.

Guest experts

Based in London, home to world-leading PR agencies including Edelman, Ogilvy and Weber Shandwick, you will benefit from the experience of PR practitioners acting as a guest and visiting lecturers. Our academics have close links with industry at home and abroad.

Course structure

You will learn how to help organisations communicate, build stronger relationships and engage with increasingly demanding stakeholders.

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Strategic Marketing, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

We were the first UK university to offer a specialist degree in marketing communications and we have continued to develop our portfolio since then. [+]

Overview

We were the first UK university to offer a specialist degree in marketing communications and we have continued to develop our portfolio since then.

Course structure

Our Master's degree has been specially created to enable graduates and professionally qualified managers to gain a greater understanding of the latest knowledge and practices in strategic marketing.

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of marketing strategy, market research, direct and digital marketing, brand management, marketing consultancy and global marketing.

Advance your marketing skills

This programme will advance your marketing skills and prepare you for the competitive challenges of the global marketplace. You will develop management skills central to the relationship between an organisation and its customers.... [-]


Strategic Marketing Communications (Dual Award), MA

Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom London

This Masters degree gives you the opportunity to study in two European countries and achieve two Master's awards within one year. Take advantage of the leading management and digital expertise at ESCEM School of Business and Management (France) and University of Greenwich's Business School (UK). [+]

Overview

This Masters degree gives you the opportunity to study in two European countries and achieve two Master's awards within one year. Take advantage of the leading management and digital expertise at ESCEM School of Business and Management (France) and University of Greenwich's Business School (UK).

As part of this programme, you will also undertake a work placement which will equip you with essential skills necessary for your future career.

You will strengthen your intercultural competence, learn how to develop integrated communications strategies, and benefit from both institutions' extensive networks.

This course is designed to provide graduates and professionally qualified managers with understandings of key aspects of marketing communications and the necessary skills to research, assess and evaluate aspects of the communications mix.... [-]


Strategic Marketing Communications, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

We were the first UK university to offer a specialist degree in marketing communications and we have continued to develop our portfolio since then. [+]

Overview

We were the first UK university to offer a specialist degree in marketing communications and we have continued to develop our portfolio since then.

Course structure

This Master's has been created to enable graduates and professionally qualified managers to gain a greater understanding of marketing communications.

Our programme will build your understanding of communications planning, consumer decision-making and behaviour, traditional and new media to help you better meet the competitive challenges of a changing marketplace.

You will study advertising and promotional strategies, marketing, branding, how to manage direct and digital marketing relationships, and ways to get inside the customer's mind.... [-]


Transport Systems Management, MA

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master's degree explores new approaches to design and analysis of transport and logistics systems. It focuses on contemporary issues, such as e-business, transport systems modelling, and environmental issues in transport and logistics. [+]

Overview

Our Master's degree explores new approaches to design and analysis of transport and logistics systems. It focuses on contemporary issues, such as e-business, transport systems modelling, and environmental issues in transport and logistics.

There is a growing demand for transport professionals and logisticians due to the expansion of local and regional trade agreements, free labour flow and rapid growth of globalisation.

Our courses are designed for graduates who have not previously specialised in logistics and transport. Study this Master's to expand your knowledge in the field.

Accreditation

This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), improving your career prospects and earning potential. You will be recognised by the CILT as holding their professional qualifications to full professional status Level 6 upon completion.... [-]


MSc

Accounting and Finance, MSc

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our flexible Master's programme will give you a strong grounding in core disciplines of accounting and finance. This master aims to provide the theoretical frameworks and practical skills to become an effective accountant. [+]

Course structure

Our flexible Master's programme will give you a strong grounding in core disciplines of accounting and finance. This master aims to provide the theoretical frameworks and practical skills to become an effective accountant.

You will learn how accounting and financial information is used for decision making and how it integrates with the wider business environment. Throughout your studies, you will follow a highly international curriculum which will be relevant to both home and international students.

The technical aspects of our Master's have been aligned to meet requirements of the accountancy profession. This includes International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) developed by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). You will develop your practical skills by analysing real data sets in software platforms.... [-]


Economics, MSc

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

You can start this MSc Economics degree in September or January. It can be tailored to two specialist fields: International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. [+]

Overview

You can start this MSc Economics degree in September or January. It can be tailored to two specialist fields: International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. On successful completion of this programme, you will graduate with one of the following degrees:

Master of Economics Master of Economics (Business and Financial Economics) Master of Economics (International Economics). Graduate market

There is increasing demand for economics graduates in business and public sector decision making. This demand is evident in national and international institutions, including:

Central banks Ministries and governmental departments International governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) Commercial and investment banks Rating agencies Research institutes and think-tanks Economics and business media Business and civil society organisations. ... [-]

Finance and Investment, MSc

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master's will set your career path by helping you prepare for professional qualifications within the investment sector. It also covers the key theoretical areas of finance and investment analysis. [+]

Course structure

Our Master's will set your career path by helping you prepare for professional qualifications within the investment sector. It also covers the key theoretical areas of finance and investment analysis.

This degree has a strong focus on developing the analytical skills needed in the finance industry. You will be taught by academics who have recent experience as practitioners in the field as well as relevant research expertise.

You will study financial markets and products, investment management, financial analysis and valuation, and financial econometrics. You will also carry out a research project focusing on data analysis of financial markets.

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Financial Management and Risk, MSc

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This Master's is suitable if you aim to build your financial skills set so that you are able to take up key roles in corporate finance or risk management within different sectors. [+]

Course structure

This Master's is suitable if you aim to build your financial skills set so that you are able to take up key roles in corporate finance or risk management within different sectors.

You will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the varied financial management and treasury needs of organisations in both domestic and international financial activities.

The design of this degree takes into account the need for businesses to address the consequences of globalisation and global operations on financial management with the emphasis being placed on risk assessment and management. You will also undertake a dissertation enabling you to demonstrate your deeper understanding of a subject of your choice.... [-]


International Banking and Finance, MSc

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This Master's will help you enhance your skills and knowledge, and advance your career. You will gain a competitive edge by acquiring an advanced and critical understanding of theoretical frameworks and applied aspects of banking, financial regulation, financial markets, bank management and corporate financial management. [+]

Course structure

This Master's will help you enhance your skills and knowledge, and advance your career. You will gain a competitive edge by acquiring an advanced and critical understanding of theoretical frameworks and applied aspects of banking, financial regulation, financial markets, bank management and corporate financial management.

Our courses focus on providing you with the practical application of banking and finance knowledge and techniques. This will allow you to develop the ability to research issues, analyse and solve problems and operate effectively in the context of modern banking and finance environments.

Industry ready

Recognising that the banking industry and financial markets are highly globalised and dynamic, this Master's has been developed so that it incorporates a study of different banking systems, international financial markets and emerging global trends and developments in banking in its core content.... [-]


Master

Business - Research, MPhil/PhD

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 72 months September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Our Master of Philosophy (MPhil) with a possibility to transfer to our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) involves the systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge in your chosen academic disciplinary field or area of professional practice in business or economics. [+]

Overview

Our Master of Philosophy (MPhil) with a possibility to transfer to our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) involves the systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge in your chosen academic disciplinary field or area of professional practice in business or economics.

Degree aims

This degree aims to:

Provide you with the general ability to conceptualise, design and realise a project for the generation of new knowledge, and a deep understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry Allow the creation of new knowledge, through original research and advanced scholarship, to extend the forefront of that disciplinary field or area of practice. Course structure ... [-]