University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics

Introduction

School of Business, Management and Economics

The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton. They have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

At their School of Business, Management and Economics, they will help you to see further. They don’t just take the world for granted as it is, but think about how it could be.

Their work draws on management, economics, science, technology and innovation studies, to make an impact on the future of people and institutions the world over. They study the issues that matter, in order to transform the world and your future.

The School draws on many of Sussex’s intellectual traditions, including a critical perspective on contemporary business, political, economic and social issues and a belief that major societal challenges need expertise across many academic disciplines.

Business and economics at Sussex is ranked in the top 50 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018).

Study in a truly international environment – you will learn from and with people from all over the world, providing you with the skills to do global business whichever course you choose.

Sussex is located at Falmer, on the outskirts of Brighton and within easy reach of London and major international airports at Gatwick and Heathrow.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc Banking and Finance

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

Gain a strong understanding of modern finance theory and practice, with particular insight into the performance, risk management and regulation of banks. We offer you training in banking, management, and accounting as well as an in-depth appreciation of the finance industry. This MSc will develop your critical thinking and decision-making techniques, enabling you to appraise investment strategies, bank operations and risk management, models. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain a strong understanding of modern finance theory and practice, with particular insight into the performance, risk management and regulation of banks. We offer you training in banking, management, and accounting as well as an in-depth appreciation of the finance industry. This MSc will develop your critical thinking and decision-making techniques, enabling you to appraise investment strategies, bank operations and risk management, models. You’re taught by academics at the forefront of the contemporary research agenda. Our teaching is in line with the most recent developments in the industry.... [-]


MSc Development Economics

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

Explore microeconomic development issues such as poverty, inequality, health, education and labor; and macroeconomic themes relating to economic growth, management of resource wealth, trade and aid. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Explore microeconomic development issues such as poverty, inequality, health, education and labor; and macroeconomic themes relating to economic growth, management of resource wealth, trade and aid.

You’ll learn how to systematically evaluate policy, gain the skills to conduct independent research and develop the attributes needed for employment as a professional economist working in the development field.

You have the opportunity to go on a three-month internship at an international organization or as a research assistant at a university.... [-]


MSc Economics

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

Gain the skills and knowledge in applied economics to become a successful, policy-oriented economist in government or international organizations, or at universities. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain the skills and knowledge in applied economics to become a successful, policy-oriented economist in government or international organizations, or at universities.

Much of what you’ll study is at the forefront of the economics discipline in terms of theory, empirical methods and policy applications.

You have the opportunity to go on a three-month internship at an international organization or as a research assistant at a university.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.... [-]


MSc Energy Policy

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

This MSc offers a broad-based, social sciences training in energy policy, focusing in particular on the role of technological innovation. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Take on the challenge of creating sustainable energy systems. This MSc offers a broad-based, social sciences training in energy policy, focusing in particular on the role of technological innovation.

You’ll explore the opportunities, challenges, and constraints in creating sustainable and low-carbon energy systems throughout the world. Our approach is interdisciplinary, practical and applied, providing you with the skills to analyze policy problems and to propose and evaluate viable policy solutions. The course gives you an essential foundation for careers in government, international organizations, the private sector and NGOs.... [-]


MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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

On this intensive and innovative course, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation. The course covers different organizational, sectoral and geographical contexts, and aims to combine state-of-the-art academic knowledge with practical challenges in the business world. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Entrepreneurial skills are essential for career success – whether in small and medium-sized enterprises, your own business or on project-based venture teams in large companies.

On this intensive and innovative course, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of entrepreneurship and innovation. The course covers different organizational, sectoral and geographical contexts, and aims to combine state-of-the-art academic knowledge with practical challenges in the business world. You’ll develop practical and reflective skills around conceptualizing, designing, managing and growing new ventures and existing entrepreneurial organizations.... [-]


MSc Financial Risk and Investment Analysis

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

This highly practical course is designed to meet the challenges of today’s financial markets. You have the opportunity to specialize in financial technology (FinTech). [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

This highly practical course is designed to meet the challenges of today’s financial markets. You have the opportunity to specialize in financial technology (FinTech).

You’ll learn from academic staff who are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and extensive industry experience.

Our curriculum is designed in consultation with major professional bodies including Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI).

How will I study?

You’ll study core modules and options in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you undertake work on your projects.... [-]


MSc Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Prepare to deal with today’s challenges by studying issues relating to buyer-supplier relationships, operations management, procurement strategies, logistics operations, negotiation, and outsourcing. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Prepare to deal with today’s challenges by studying issues relating to:

buyer-supplier relationships operations management procurement strategies logistics operations negotiation and outsourcing.

You’ll have the opportunity to improve your career prospects, including employer networking, specialist workshops, company visits and guest lectures by industry specialists.

Internship opportunities are also available at organizations such as Nestle, Samsung, Sainsbury’s and Amazon.

How will I study?

You’ll study taught modules in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you work on your dissertation.... [-]


MSc Human Resource Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Our course equips you with advanced critical thinking skills, a deep understanding of the key issues in the contemporary world of work, and a solid grasp of the remit of human resource management (HRM) as a profession. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Our course equips you with advanced critical thinking skills, a deep understanding of the key issues in the contemporary world of work, and a solid grasp of the remit of human resource management (HRM) as a profession.

You learn how to challenge conventional wisdom and develop your confidence. You cover topics including:

contemporary context of work, employment, and HRM employee engagement and talent management strategic and international HRM employment relations leading, managing and developing people.

This MSc is for you if you’re planning to pursue an HR-focused management career, or if you intend to go on to further study.... [-]


MSc International Accounting and Corporate Governance

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

You gain a rigorous foundation in the application and critical evaluation of management accounting and the regulation and content of International Accounting Standards. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

This course brings into focus the themes of:

sustainability ethics corporate and social responsibility.

You gain a rigorous foundation in the application and critical evaluation of management accounting and the regulation and content of International Accounting Standards.

You also develop the managerial and technical analytical skills required by employers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.... [-]


MSc International Business Economics

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behavior both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behavior both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy.

You’ll find out about microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers, and macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies.

You'll also learn about managerial economics and how firms try to optimize their human resources. You'll gain the skills – and have the opportunity – to undertake independent research in an area of business economics, which will expand your employment opportunities.... [-]


MSc International Finance and Economics

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

Understand the impact of finance and financial markets on the wider global economy, with an emphasis on development and application. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU) Understand the impact of finance and financial markets on the wider global economy, with an emphasis on development and application. You’ll study financial and monetary economics, as well as technical aspects such as corporate finance and financial econometrics. You’ll gain the technical and analytical skills for a career in international finance – without extensive previous experience in economics or finance. Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.... [-]


MSc International Management

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

Gain a strong understanding of the complexities of the global business environment. This will help you succeed in an international enterprise. You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the business systems in Europe, East Asia, and emerging economies. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain a strong understanding of the complexities of the global business environment. This will help you succeed in an international enterprise.

You’ll develop an in-depth understanding of the business systems in Europe, East Asia, and emerging economies.

You can tailor your degree to your own interests, choosing options including marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.... [-]


MSc International Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Fast-track your marketing career with this intensive course. You’ll develop practical and specialist marketing and market research skills. You’ll gain an international perspective, essential in today’s business world. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Fast-track your marketing career with this intensive course. You’ll develop practical and specialist marketing and market research skills. You’ll gain an international perspective, essential in today’s business world.

You have the opportunity to tailor your degree with options including:

digital marketing customer relationships consumer psychology. You can also explore the business context in specific regions, and specialize in specific marketing fields and other related disciplines. How will I study?

You’ll study core modules and options in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you carry out your research project.... [-]


MSc Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Exploring key perspectives of management, you’ll learn to challenge your way of thinking, handle strategic situations, create innovative solutions to business problems. You’ll also develop the personal and practical skills – including critical thinking and time management – required in business. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Exploring key perspectives of management, you’ll learn to:

challenge your way of thinking handle strategic situations create innovative solutions to business problems. You’ll also develop the personal and practical skills – including critical thinking and time management – required in business. How will I study?

You’ll study taught modules in the autumn and spring terms. In the spring term, you choose options to suit your interests. In the summer term, you work on a research project. There is a personal and professional development module running throughout the year.... [-]


MSc Management and Finance

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

This course offers broad training in management and financial methods. You’ll gain an in-depth appreciation of the financial environment in both the public and private sectors. As the course progresses, you’ll have the opportunity to study specialized topics in management or finance to match your career interests. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

This course offers broad training in management and financial methods. You’ll gain an in-depth appreciation of the financial environment in both the public and private sectors.

As the course progresses, you’ll have the opportunity to study specialized topics in management or finance to match your career interests.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.

For details about the part-time course, contact us at bmec@sussex.ac.uk... [-]


MSc Marketing and Consumer Psychology

Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Psychology plays an important role in many aspects of business and marketing. Consumer psychology is the key to understanding buyer behavior, enabling organizations to design innovative products and create effective communication messages. This course will prepare you for careers building on both disciplines – whether you wish to pursue a successful career in marketing, or more generally apply psychological theories to the world of business. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Psychology plays an important role in many aspects of business and marketing. Consumer psychology is the key to understanding buyer behavior, enabling organizations to design innovative products and create effective communication messages.

This course will prepare you for careers building on both disciplines – whether you wish to pursue a successful career in marketing, or more generally apply psychological theories to the world of business.

Your studies will culminate in a research project that bridges marketing and psychology.

Why choose this course? Marketing at Sussex is ranked 7th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2018). 91% of our Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience research quality was rated world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance, and rigor in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Benefit from the combined academic expertise and industry experience of the School of Psychology and the School of Business, Management, and Economics at Sussex. Course details ... [-]

MSc Project Management

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

Become a project leader and develop a set of critical skills to help you manage projects in today’s dynamic business and economic environment. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Become a project leader and develop a set of critical skills to help you manage projects in today’s dynamic business and economic environment.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of and develop core competencies, including:

how to manage complex projects such as virtual projects how to manage risk and innovation developing leadership using agile project management tools to apply good project management practices.

You can also tailor your degree to your career path by choosing options in areas such as digital innovation and data visualization.... [-]


MSc Science and Technology Policy

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

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public policy, industrial innovation, and strategy, and learn to recommend policy solutions. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Gain a solid foundation in the language, logic, and tools of policy formulation and analysis. You'll investigate specific science and technology issues arising from public policy, industrial innovation, and strategy, and learn to recommend policy solutions. The relationship between evidence and policy is multifaceted. This MSc offers frameworks to understand its complex dynamics and to contribute effectively to policy development.

These skills, together with the high-level connections and global networks enjoyed by SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, will equip you for careers in a range of public-, private- and charitable-sector organizations working to tackle society’s most important economic, social and environmental challenges.... [-]


MSc Strategic Innovation Management

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

Firms that innovate will outperform those that don't – and this MSc equips you with the knowledge and skills to lead and manage innovation at operational and strategic levels. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Firms that innovate will outperform those that don't – and this MSc equips you with the knowledge and skills to lead and manage innovation at operational and strategic levels.

Focusing on new-product and service development in larger organizations, in both the private and public sectors, you develop an integrative approach that combines management of the market, technological and organizational changes while learning how to create value from innovation.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.... [-]


MSc Sustainable Development

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

This MSc will show you how to translate theories of social and technological innovation into effective development policies and practices. These skills are in high demand in international development agencies, NGOs, national ministries and firms in developing countries. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time, 2 years part-time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Help shape an environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive future.

This MSc will show you how to translate theories of social and technological innovation into effective development policies and practices. These skills are in high demand in international development agencies, NGOs, national ministries and firms in developing countries.

Full-time and part-time study

Choose to study this course full time or part time, to fit around your work and family life. Modules for the full-time course are listed below.

For details about the part-time course, contact us at pgbmec@sussex.ac.uk... [-]


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BN1 9RH Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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