University of Strathclyde Business School

Introduction
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Strathclyde Business School (SBS) has a long and proud history of being an innovative business school - and part of a leading technological university - with 'useful learning' at its heart. SBS was named Business School of the Year in the Times Higher Education 2016 awards announced in November. The award was made in recognition of the Business School’s innovative and entrepreneurial attitude and its overall ‘outstanding’ performance.

Strathclyde is a triple accredited business school: one of only 77 in the world and the first business school in Scotland to be triple accredited, holding accreditation from the international bodies, AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. In addition to triple accreditation. It is also Europe’s first university faculty to be awarded a license to operate an MBA programme in the United Arab Emirates.

The school’s subject departments and specialist units collaborate to provide a dynamic, fully-rounded and varied programme of specialist and cross-disciplinary postgraduate courses.

The school’s flagship MBA programme has been available outside the UK since 1988, with thousands of MBA course participants now graduated and many more currently studying in their own country. The programme has many study routes, but we emphasise our 'one MBA' approach. The executive MBA you study via one of our international centres is exactly the same programme as you would study in Glasgow, and the academics who deliver the core elements of the programme in your country also deliver the MBA in Glasgow.

The programme format is especially designed for busy executives who need to combine career and family commitments with the demands of MBA studies. The flexibility of the part-time approach enables participants to graduate within two years. However, study may be spread over a longer period if necessary, to a maximum of six years.

The Strathclyde Executive MBA is offered on part-time basis through our international centres in:

  • Bahrain
  • Dubai and Abu Dhabi
  • Greece
  • Malaysia
  • Oman
  • Singapore
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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MSc

Data Analytics

Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Our MSc in data analytics is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers. [+]

Why this course? Our MSc in data analytics is designed to create rounded data analytics problem-solvers. This course focuses on the uses of data analytics techniques within business contexts, making informed decisions about appropriate technology to extract knowledge from data and understanding the theoretical principles by which such technology operates. You'll gain a comprehensive skill set that will enable you to work in a variety of sectors using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and industrial engagement. Strathclyde's MSc in data analytics is unique by bringing together essential skills from three departments, Management Science, Mathematics & Statistics, and Computer & Information Sciences (CIS), in order to address the needs of a fast-growing industry. This collaboration avoids the narrow interpretation of this subject offered by competitor institutions and presents significant opportunities for businesses to recruit data analytics experts with a high-level expertise and knowledge. What you’ll study The course will have a duration of 1 year, with two semesters of classes (120 credits in total) followed by an MSc dissertation project (60 credits) during the summer. The class Data Analytics in Practice (20 credits) will be run over both semesters to provide you with a practical environment to apply methodological learnings from other classes into challenging projects from industry. Semester 1 Semester 1 will additionally consist of five 10-credit core modules as listed under 'Course Content' which will provide the technical background to students. The contributions in Semester 1 will be split evenly between three departments. This semester... [-]

Entrepreneurial Finance

Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

If you're looking to work in an entrepreneurial ecosystem, this is the course for you. The ability to navigate finance and investment is a recognised weakness in up-and-coming entrepreneurs and small businesses. Specialists in this area are becoming more and more sought after. [+]

Why this course? If you're looking to work in an entrepreneurial ecosystem, this is the course for you. The ability to navigate finance and investment is a recognised weakness in up-and-coming entrepreneurs and small businesses. Specialists in this area are becoming more and more sought after. When you graduate with your MSc in Entrepreneurial Finance, you'll be qualified to: provide specialised finance help to startups work as a finance expert for a startup or small business What you'll study Finance & Accounting You'll develop an advanced understanding of cutting-edge accounting and finance practices by taking classes from our internationally renowned Department of Accounting & Finance. Entrepreneurship You'll attend specialist entrepreneurial finance classes at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship. On top of this, you'll also take a range of core, non-finance entrepreneurship classes. Both areas will focus on your entrepreneurial skills and on developing your capabilities. This will give you a valuable, well rounded and deep understanding of entrepreneurial organisations. We also run a three month virtual incubation project in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, Canada. This is your opportunity to apply what you're learning. Entry requirements Upper second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in economics, finance, business studies, management science or any other quantitative subject. Applications are also welcomed from candidates with strong career experience in a relevant field. Careers Upon graduating with this degree, you'll be qualified to: establish a startup work in an entrepreneurial ecosystem support role (eg public agency) take over a family business work for... [-]

Entrepreneurial Management & Leadership

Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

From the largest global corporations to more traditional public sector bodies, organisations are looking for individuals who possess both the mindset and skills to 'think and act entrepreneurially'. [+]

Why this course? From the largest global corporations to more traditional public sector bodies, organisations are looking for individuals who possess both the mindset and skills to 'think and act entrepreneurially'. Delivered over a 12-month period, the MSc is a highly practical, career-focused programme that addresses the global demand for talented entrepreneurs and those working for and managing entrepreneurial ventures. The ethos of the course is that rigorous, cutting-edge, theoretical knowledge must be combined with a special focus on developing the practical skills required to engage successfully in entrepreneurial activity. As a student, you'll be part of one of Europe’s leading technological universities and will have deep engagement with a dynamic innovation ecosystem through business competitions, guest lectures and field visits. You'll study There are three distinct components to the degree: the focus on advanced management & leadership practice, delivered with the Department of Strategy & Organisation covering key entrepreneurial topics such as creativity, business modelling, financial analysis & selling an applied project where you'll work on an innovation challenge that allows you to put your learning into practice Major projects Our Virtual Incubator Project will help you apply the tools and techniques developed throughout the degree programme to work on a real-world innovation challenge. Using an innovative virtual platform, Jamii, participants will work with the world-leading Canadian technology cluster ecosystem and will go through a stage-gate model of developing and pitching their solution to potential investors. Students will be assessed on this module by their portfolio of submitted work.... [-]

Financial Technology

Campus 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

Financial Technology (FinTech) is concerned with the use of technology to make financial transactions more efficient. Graduates in this field will have a good understanding of finance, accounting, business information systems and analytic methods. [+]

Why this course? Financial Technology (FinTech) is concerned with the use of technology to make financial transactions more efficient. Graduates in this field will have a good understanding of finance, accounting, business information systems and analytic methods. Our MSc FinTech is jointly provided by the departments of Accounting & Finance and Management Science where relevant expertise resides across all core competencies both in teaching and research. This is a transitional masters degree and we accept students from a variety of background who want a career is this area. You'll gain a comprehensive skill set using a blended learning approach that combines theory, intensive practice and industrial engagement. What you’ll study The course is 12 months full-time, with two semesters of classes followed by an MSc dissertation project during the summer. The first semester is designed to give you the fundamental understanding of finance and analytical methods within the context of development in FinTech practice and application. The second semester will extend your core skills, expanding your knowledge of analytics methods, deepening your understanding of information systems and enhancing your understanding of financial markets. "Becoming an Effective Financial Technology Analyst" is a class led by industrialists in partnership with academics concerned with FinTech problems. It lets you experience the practical reality of applying analytical methods in financial technology business. Working with industrialists on real issues presents a variety of challenges. For example, data may of poor quality, decision makers can be vague concerning their requirements or the analytical technique required may... [-]

International Master Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The International Master Project Management (iMPM) is a collaboration between MiP Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Strathclyde Business School. Each brings their respective excellence in research, consultancy and teaching in project management to an international teaching programme. [+]

Why this course? The International Master Project Management (iMPM) is a collaboration between MiP Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Strathclyde Business School. Each brings their respective excellence in research, consultancy and teaching in project management to an international teaching programme. The programme looks at the strategic and holistic demands of modern projects in contemporary organisations. You'll gain knowledge in an emerging field that combines: project management as a process to deliver complex change strategic management as a process for formulating and implementing organisational strategy the development of transferable skills. Particularly teamwork, leadership, communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and presentation for employment This course is suitable for both recent graduates and those graduates already in the workplace. It offers a balanced programme of professional training at postgraduate level. The course looks at the most recent approaches in project management with a cross sectorial and intercultural perspective that focus on managerial, behavioral and technical competencies. Students graduating from the iMPM will receive two degree awards, issued by each institution: Politecnico di Milano - Master Universitario di I Livello in Project Management Strathclyde Business School - Master of Science in Project Management Where you'll study The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 18 months. The first semester held at MIP, Milan and the second one held at Strathclyde, Glasgow, plus final project work/research thesis. You'll spend approximately five months in Italy and the UK. The other eight months for the final project work can be in Italy, UK or... [-]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operational Research

Online Full time Part time 26 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level. [+]

Why this course? Operational Research (called "Operations Research" in some parts of the world) has been briefly described as the "scientific analysis of decisions". It's concerned with assisting and advising decision-makers in a wide variety of settings. The MSc in Operational Research aims to realise the potential of graduates, so that you immediately can play an effective role in providing model-based support to managers helping them to make better decisions at an operational/technical level. You’ll develop a rigorous academic understanding of advanced analytical methods that are used to provide structured and analytical approaches to decision-making. You’ll also develop practical skills in using operational research models to support decision-makers. You’ll study All classes are taught using material presented via the internet. Classes are supported by faculty members who also teach on the full-time course. They will guide and support discussion via discussion forums. The programme contains three stages. In progressing towards completion of the MSc students will undertake the following: Postgraduate Certificate in Operational Research This includes five compulsory classes and one elective class all of which can be completed fully online. Compulsory classes Foundations of Operational Research & Business Analysis Quantitative Business Analysis Managing Business Operations Spreadsheet Modelling & Demand Forecasting Operational Research Methods Elective classes One optional class chosen from: Business Simulation Methods Risk Analysis & Management Decision Analysis Advanced Operations Research Modelling using specialist software tools Postgraduate Diploma in Operational Research After completion of the Postgraduate certificate two further elective classes and one compulsory class are required to... [-]

MSc/PgDip in Quantitative Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

Globally, financial tools, products and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in these products. [+]

Why this course? Globally, financial tools, products and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in these products. The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this need. The course has been designed so that students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics and computing but who have not studied these topics in detail in their first degree can learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry. This course will prepare you for a career in financial engineering and risk management. Careers include roles as a hedge fund manager or financial analyst. You’ll gain: a good understanding of financial theory and analysis an appreciation of financial markets a practical understanding of numerical methods in finance an introduction to programming for financial applications an understanding of the role of computers in business processes What you’ll study The curriculum provides a balance between finance and mathematical theory, computer implementations of this theory, and practical skills and knowledge. Core classes are undertaken in the first semester, and address themes such as principles of finance and quantitative methods for finance, as well as foundation classes in mathematics, statistics and computing science. Work placement You may be able to undertake an industrial based MSc project. This takes place in the third semester of the course between June and September.... [-]

MSc Applied Economics

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

You’ll learn all about the fundamental principles of economic analysis. You'll also gain the skills to apply insights obtained from these principles in particular context. [+]

Why this course? You’ll learn all about the fundamental principles of economic analysis. You'll also gain the skills to apply insights obtained from these principles in particular context such as: acquiring and analysing information supporting decision-making problem solving policy making in private and public sector organisations The course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in areas such as economics, banking, energy, central and local government, charities and management. If you're already working in one of these areas, the course will enhance your effectiveness by developing skills in data analysis, decision-making, policy formation and communication. Aims & objectives The programme will provide you with: a good understanding of micro and macroeconomic theory experience in the application of relevant economic theory to policy development and decision making in public and private sector organisations an appreciation of the nature and functioning of markets, institutions and policy-making environments that condition and shape policy choices a good working knowledge of statistical and econometric modelling techniques that support analysis and decision-making skills in the methods and techniques of economic appraisal of projects and programmes You’ll study There’s two semesters of core and elective modules, followed by a dissertation. Core modules Foundations of Microeconomics Further Topics in Microeconomics Macroeconomics for the Business Environment Macroeconomics for the Global Business Environment Analysis of Economic Data Quantitative Methods Principles of Economic Appraisal Economic Appraisal of Programmes & Policies Elective modules You must choose four modules from the list below. You can substitute two modules for classes offered... [-]

MSc Business Analysis and Consulting

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Business Analysis & Consulting has been developed to equip you with the practical, evaluative and analytical skills to allow you, as a future manager or consultant, to influence and develop strategy and performance within organisations. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in Business Analysis & Consulting has been developed to equip you with the practical, evaluative and analytical skills to allow you, as a future manager or consultant, to influence and develop strategy and performance within organisations. You'll learn the key quantitative business analysis methods necessary to evaluate performance. In addition, you'll learn how to use business models to support the development of strategy for organisations and to help them to monitor and measure strategic processes. Simultaneously, you'll develop the key skills of business consulting, which are applicable to any organisation. You’ll study Compulsory modules include Foundations of Operational Research & Business Analysis, Quantitative Business Analysis and Managing Business Operations. You'll also choose three optional modules from a range including Business Simulation Methods, Risk Analysis & Management and Business Information Systems. Dissertation MSc students undertake a three-month project, typically for an external organisation. This gives you the opportunity to apply the concepts and theories you've studied on the course. Work placement The apprenticeship scheme forms a vital component of this course. Many of our students spend an invaluable three weeks in January embedded in the analytical function of their host organisation. Last year, more than 35 selected students worked with over 25 different organisations based all over the UK, including Capita, Department of Health and Tesco Bank. The scheme has a highly competitive selection process, where the students with the strongest generic skills and academic capabilities are chosen for external placements. In addition, many MSc projects... [-]

MSc Finance and Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation. [+]

Why this course? Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation. If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. Or, if you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role. Building on the excellent reputation we've achieved for both financial and general management programmes, our department of Accounting & Finance and department of Strategy & Organisation have worked together to develop this course. It's a one year, full-time masters degree designed to give you a competitive edge no matter where your future business career takes you. It offers ambitious graduates a thorough grounding in both financial and management principles. This in-depth understanding of both subject areas will be applicable to roles in any organisation, where a good knowledge of finance and management is required. Study abroad There are a number of elective classes you'll have to choose from. If you're interested in studying abroad, the ‘Managing in Europe’ class gives you the opportunity to do this with classes taught at Toulouse Business School in France. Major projects During the summer you'll do two research projects... [-]

MSc Finance and Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. Or, if you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role. [+]

Why this course? Differentiating yourself in a crowded graduate job market is crucial no matter which country you choose to work in. A postgraduate business qualification which has fully transferable skills across different organisations, as well as across international borders, is critical to that differentiation. If you're looking to develop your knowledge of finance and management simultaneously before embarking on your first professional business role, then the MSc Finance & Management is the course for you. Or, if you're a graduate with some business experience, this qualification will provide the opportunity for you to further progress your career in a finance and/or management related role. Building on the excellent reputation we've achieved for both financial and general management programmes, our department of Accounting & Finance and department of Strategy & Organisation have worked together to develop this course. It's a one year, full-time masters degree designed to give you a competitive edge no matter where your future business career takes you. It offers ambitious graduates a thorough grounding in both financial and management principles. This in-depth understanding of both subject areas will be applicable to roles in any organisation, where a good knowledge of finance and management is required. Study abroad There are a number of elective classes you'll have to choose from. If you're interested in studying abroad, the ‘Managing in Europe’ class gives you the opportunity to do this with classes taught at Toulouse Business School in France. Major projects During the summer you'll do two research projects... [-]

MSc Global Sustainable Cities

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues. The course provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the design and delivery of sustainable city strategies. [+]

Why this course? This innovative programme focuses on tackling major urban opportunities and issues. The course provides you with the skills and understanding to become a leader in the design and delivery of sustainable city strategies. Over half the world’s population now live in cities. Achieving sustainable futures for urban centres is a growing issue. You’ll develop a full understanding of how cities work and acquire the tools to: re-design city systems raise finance gain political and community support for transformative city strategies and projects You’ll demonstrate your knowledge through high-quality work placements rather than a traditional dissertation. The course offers flexibility to pursue your individual interests and diversify your skills. This course has been reviewed by a range of key employers. They’ve expressed strong interest in being involved in this course and provide project placements and job interviews to graduates from the course. You’ll study The programme is centred around a suite of core classes and is delivered by dynamic and passionate team of staff drawn from multiple disciplines. These are in the key disciplines that are critical for understanding cities, their challenges, and opportunities and strategies for change. A further core class provides you with the leadership, project management and communication skills that are essential for successful implementation of sustainable city solutions. Core classes: Global Cities: Society & Sustainability City Systems & Infrastructure Understanding & Modelling Cities Urban Theory Public Policy, Governance & Strategic Change Business Models, Financing & Urban Business Case Analysis Leadership Skills for Urban Change... [-]

MSc in Business and Management (MBM)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc Business & Management (MBM) is a 12-month full-time programme. The MBM is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) as a Pre-Experience Masters in Management. [+]

Why this course? The MSc Business & Management (MBM) is a 12-month full-time programme. The MBM is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) as a Pre-Experience Masters in Management. The degree provides you with a solid understanding of how organisations work. You’ll enhance the skills and awareness needed to operate effectively in different types of organisations. The MBM is an excellent choice as a path into business management. It’s also for those looking to gain a competitive edge in today’s job market. The programme has consistently featured in the Financial Times global masters in management ranking. The MBM is designed to help you reach your potential as a manager or leader in the organisations of today and tomorrow. We place emphasis on self-development and self-discovery, not just classroom teaching. You’ll study There are three areas of focus for study: Understanding the Business – through a sequence of taught classes you’ll gain an insight into the major functional areas of most organisations. You’ll explore what they do and learn the language and techniques they employ in describing their area of the business. Our emphasis is on giving you managerial-relevant insight. Developing Management Potential – the Professional Management Practice class will help you understand the key skills needed to be successful in your career. It introduces key skills required for a career in management and helps you to identify and address your development needs. Building a Career Focus – individual classes give you exposure to different areas of the business. The... [-]

MSc in Economics and Finance

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Economics & Finance was launched in 2014/15. The aim of the programme is to produce highly skilled professionals who can analyse, understand and explain the complex economic and financial issues that arise in a globalised world. [+]

Why this course? Understanding the interaction between the disciplines of Economics & Finance is now critical to understanding the world we live in. Training in these subjects is essential for those hoping to work in the public or private sector as economists, analysts or consultants. The MSc in Economics & Finance was launched in 2014/15. The aim of the programme is to produce highly skilled professionals who can analyse, understand and explain the complex economic and financial issues that arise in a globalised world. The programme is jointly offered by the Department of Economics and the Department of Accounting & Finance ensuring that you’ll be taught by experts in both areas. You’ll study The programme is centred on a suite of core classes designed to develop and enhance your knowledge and skills in a range of economics, finance, analysis and quantitative methods subject areas. You’ll be able to pursue your own individual interests and further develop specialised skills relevant to your chosen career paths through a wide range of elective classes. Core classes Core classes are as follows: Foundations of Microeconomics Macroeconomics for the Business Environment Analysis of Economic Data Further topics in Microeconomics Principles of Finance Accounting & Financial Analysis Macro for the Global Business Environment Quantitative Methods Plus either: Advanced Corporate Finance & Applications or Derivatives & Treasury Management Elective classes You’ll be able to choose from a wide range of classes from across the Departments of Economics and Accounting & Finance. Dissertation You’ll have the opportunity to... [-]

MSc in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

According to Wired magazine, some of the most dynamic and exciting career opportunities can currently be found in the startup and small business sectors. An increasing number of graduates are choosing to work for innovative entrepreneurial ventures rather than pursue more traditional graduate jobs. [+]

Why this course? According to Wired magazine, some of the most dynamic and exciting career opportunities can currently be found in the startup and small business sectors. An increasing number of graduates are choosing to work for innovative entrepreneurial ventures rather than pursue more traditional graduate jobs. The Strathclyde MSc in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology places graduates ahead of the curve when it comes to possessing the skills and knowledge required to make an impact in this fast-moving and rapidly evolving jobs market. Delivered over a 12-month period, the MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology is a highly practical, career focused programme that addresses the global demand for talented entrepreneurs and those working for entrepreneurial ventures. The ethos of the course is that rigorous cutting-edge theoretical knowledge must be combined with a special focus on developing the practical skills required to engage successfully in entrepreneurial activity. As a student on the course, you'll be embedded in one of Europe’s leading technological universities and will have deep engagement with a dynamic innovation ecosystem. Through a unique virtual incubation programme, in conjunction with the University of Waterloo in Canada, you'll gain direct exposure to Canada’s world-leading Technology Triangle. What you’ll study The programme involves a mix of theory and practical tool-based modules alongside a unique set of innovative ‘lab’ sessions that focus on developing specialist hard and soft skills. The degree is split into three sections that are reflective of a real-world startup scenario: Ideation: In semester one, you'll focus on creativity, opportunity... [-]

MSc in Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance. If you’re already working in finance, the course will enhance your effectiveness in your current role. [+]

Why this course? This course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance. If you’re already working in finance, the course will enhance your effectiveness in your current role. We’ll explore the latest developments in the field and encourage you to question traditional rules and techniques and take an analytical approach to practical problems. The programme will provide you with: a good understanding of financial theory and analysis an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions a good working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis the ability to apply the analysis developed in the course You’ll study The curriculum provides you with a good balance between accounting and finance theory and practical skills and knowledge. You'll study core classes, which include Principles of Finance and Accounting & Financial Analysis. You'll also choose elective classes from topics including Security Analysis and Management Accounting. Dissertation or three research projects (MSc only) Supported by an academic supervisor, you’ll either work on a series of research projects or a dissertation. Topics can be chosen from the broad range of issues covered on the programme. You’ll be assessed on your ability to select and apply relevant theory and research methods. This work may be linked to an issue raised by, or a problem to be solved for, an employer. Facilities Strathclyde’s award-winning Business School is one of the largest institutions of its kind in Europe. We have around 200 academic staff and... [-]

MSc in Finance & Law

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

In today’s unpredictable financial markets, strategic financial decisions and policies frequently need to be considered in relation to various legal requirements and constraints. [+]

Why this course? In today’s unpredictable financial markets, strategic financial decisions and policies frequently need to be considered in relation to various legal requirements and constraints. Business people increasingly need to have an understanding of the financial and accounting principles which underpin and inform legal regulation of financial institutions, financial instruments and financial markets. Consequently, finance graduates who also have a strong legal knowledge, will be very attractive to a range of financial institutions and other organisations, both in the UK and overseas. This joint masters programme between the Department of Accounting & Finance and the Law School addresses this skills gap in the global market by introducing students to both the legal aspects of regulation of international finance as well as to principles of accounting and finance. You’ll study The programme comprises both core and optional classes in finance and law. It aims to provide students with a number of key learning outcomes: To understand the core elements of financial theory and corporate financial theory.* To understand key elements in financial law and regulation including the private law in respect of the structuring of individual transactions and the public law relevant to regulation of financial markets and institutions from the perspective of UK, EU and international law.* * Students will have the option of developing skills in various specialist areas in finance or business and commercial law. The programme also facilitates the development of various cognitive skills and non-subject specific skills. You'll learn the ability to: reason systematically critically... [-]

MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM)

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM) is an intensive course aiming to produce future leaders in the energy sector. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in Global Energy Management (GEM) is an intensive course aiming to produce future leaders in the energy sector. The global energy system is undergoing a process of rapid change including: escalating demand constraints on supplies increasing energy prices regulatory pressures to reduce carbon emissions changing demographics and patterns of energy use and supply Industries, economies and societies face complex challenges and uncertainties that could become more extreme in the future. Both government and industry need to be able to understand and adapt to this changing context. Through this course you’ll gain a rigorous analytical training and in-depth real-world knowledge of global energy systems. There’s also hands-on training in the management of energy-related issues. Your training will help to give you an unrivalled edge in the energy job market. This Masters degree is delivered by the Department of Economics. You’ll study Core classes are designed around the latest academic research on the issues facing energy managers today. You’ll also have the opportunity to pursue your own interests through a variety of optional courses. We run a series of interactive seminars called the Global Energy Forum. Leading international energy experts in business, government and other organisations provide you with practical insights and inside knowledge. There are also field trips, conferences and you will complete a summer project. Core classes Global Energy Issues, Industries & Markets Global Energy Technologies, Impacts & Implementation Global Energy Policy, Politics, Business Structures & Finance Global Energy Forum Energy Economics Microeconomics or Macroeconomics... [-]

MSc in Human Resource Management (full-time)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc in Human Resource Management is a one-year, full-time programme. It's for those of you who aim to pursue a career in the field of human resource management. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in Human Resource Management is a one-year, full-time programme. It's for those of you who aim to pursue a career in the field of human resource management. Mixing theory and practice, this programme offers you the opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work. It allows you to work towards a professional level of membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) The Department of Human Resource Management is a CIPD Approved Centre. The Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) stage of this programme is accredited as meeting the knowledge requirements for Professional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at Associate, Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow. You’ll study You’ll undertake a curriculum based on the following compulsory and optional taught modules. If you meet the eligibility requirements on the Postgraduate Diploma then you’re allowed to proceed to the dissertation to complete the Masters stage. Business Skills Development sessions take place over both semesters. Management Research Report During the second semester, you’ll produce a management research report based on analysing a human resources issue in an organisation. You’ll require access to an organisation to carry out this research. You’re encouraged to use your own contacts to arrange this, although assistance will be given by the department. Dissertation MSc students also complete a dissertation on an approved topic over the period of June to August. Accreditation The Postgraduate Diploma stage of this programme is... [-]

MSc in Human Resources & International Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

In this full-time programme, students will study the management challenges encountered by global organisations, with particular emphasis on attracting, managing and developing people. [+]

Why this course? In this full time programme, students will study the management challenges encountered by global organisations, with particular emphasis on attracting, managing and developing people. The programme brings together cutting-edge scholarship on global business management and international human resource management to provide a bespoke learning experience tailored to students looking to pursue senior roles that have a strong ‘people management’ element. You'll study You’ll study a tailored programme of human resources (HR) and business modules that specifically prepare students for management roles within global multinational enterprises and other international organisations. Human resource learning will be delivered through targeted modules such as: Global Staffing Labour & Diversity in Global Context HR in Business Context Comparative & International Employment Relations These and other HR-oriented learning will be complemented with modules engaging with a range of related challenges for international business managers, including: Understanding the Global Business Environment Managing Across Cultures Professional Management Practice Students will also have the opportunity to select a number of elective modules from an extensive programme of HR and business learning offered by Strathclyde Business School. Major projects Students will be required to undertake a research-based project that will focus on an organisational management issue with an international focus. You'll be assisted to connect with an international organisation and its managers to conduct research and produce a practically-focused report. Facilities Strathclyde’s award-winning Business School is one of the largest institutions of its kind in Europe. We've around 200 academic staff and more than 3,000 full-time students.... [-]

MSc in International Accounting and Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The programme is for graduates looking to broaden their previous study of accounting or for those already working in accounting or finance. [+]

Why this course? The programme is for graduates looking to broaden their previous study of accounting or for those already working in accounting or finance. The course gives you an international perspective on the theory and practice of accounting. You’ll study financial management and securities markets. There’s a particular focus on the move towards harmonisation with international accounting standards and the impact of leading standard-setting authorities. The course provides you with: an international perspective on accounting theories of income and value critical awareness of international accounting standards and their implementation sound understanding of financial theory and analysis appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions ability to apply analytical techniques in practice You’ll study The taught component of the course is covered in the first two semesters. Core modules include Principles of Finance and Accounting & Financial Analysis. Elective modules include Advanced Corporate Finance and Applications Advanced Accounting. The research project will take up the third (summer) semester. You’ll be assessed on your ability to select and apply relevant theory and research methods. This work may be linked to an issue raised by, or a problem to be solved for, an employer. Dissertation or three research projects (MSc only) You’ll work on either a series of research projects or a dissertation, supported by an academic supervisor. You can choose a topic from the broad range of issues covered on the programme. You’ll be assessed on your ability to select and apply relevant theory and research methods. This... [-]

MSc in International Banking and Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those of you already working in finance or banking, the course will enhance your effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in International Banking & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in financial management within the international banking sector. For those of you already working in finance or banking, the course will enhance your effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field. You’ll develop the concepts and skills required by financial managers and financial analysts working in the international banking sector. You’ll also gain an understanding of contemporary financial problems and issues facing international business and banks. The programme will provide you with: a good understanding of financial theory and analysis an appreciation of the nature and functioning of financial markets and institutions a good working knowledge of accounting information and its use in financial decision-making and analysis an ability to apply the analysis developed in the course You’ll study The taught component of the course is covered in the first two semesters. The research project will take up the third (summer) semester. Core subjects include Principles of Finance and Accounting & Financial Analysis. Elective subjects include Topics in Corporate Finance and Financial Management for Banks. Dissertation or three research projects (MSc only) You’ll work on either a series of research projects or a dissertation, supported by an academic supervisor. You can choose a topic from the broad range of issues covered on the programme. You’ll be assessed on your ability to select and apply relevant theory and research methods. This work may be linked to an issue raised by, or a problem... [-]

MSc in International Human Resource Management (Full-time)

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course will help you to develop an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world. You’ll examine how international companies address these challenges. [+]

Why this course? This course will help you to develop an understanding of how and why human resource policies and practices differ across the world. You’ll examine how international companies address these challenges. The course allows you to consider these issues critically. It also encourages you to think more practically about the skills required to manage in an international context. The programme will provide you with: a good understanding of theoretical debates and policy issues affecting human resource management in the global context an awareness of the range of possible national and regional models for the management of human resources within the globalised economy an appreciation of the impact of local cultural and institutional influences on the practices of global organisations good working knowledge of the skills required to manage in an international context an understanding of how multinational organisations can best mobilise a culturally diverse workforce You’ll study The curriculum provides a good balance between theory and practice. You’ll undertake an introductory HRM class early in Semester 1 to prepare you for the core classes which follow. This class covers HRM concepts and functions such as: the nature of HRM people and their role in organisations recruitment and selection of employees managing people in the workplace, including: motivation and workplace relations; rewards and benefits; training and developing the workforce Research Report During Semester 2, you’ll produce a group report based on an organisational issue with an international focus. Assistance is given by the department to gain access to an... [-]

MSc in International Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc in International Management will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required by international managers and leaders to operate globally. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in International Management will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required by international managers and leaders to operate globally. The course provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of the practices and processes of international management. You’ll develop your understanding of the national and global contexts in which international managers operate. You’ll also gain an appreciation of how those contexts have an impact on managerial expectations and preferences in different cultural environments. The programme is practical in its orientation with an emphasis on the skills of working, managing and leading in various organisational settings. You’ll study Semester 1 You’ll begin with an introduction to the Professional Management Practice programme. Running throughout the first two semesters, this class offers a combination of workshops and learning exercises. You’ll have the opportunity to identify and develop the soft skills needed as a future international manager or leader. You’ll also attend an Integrated Skills Workshop which focuses on your personal approach to learning and managing yourself. Core classes Managing Across Cultures Managing People in Organisations Semester 2 Core classes Marketing Management Global Business Environment Finance and Financial Management You’ll also take part in group exercises (eg arranging a professional, cultural or careers-focused event) to address a managerial or leadership development need identified during the outward bound activity. Elective classes You’ll choose two elective classes from a shared pool of international and general management topics available on programmes offered by Strathclyde Business School. Elective modules vary from... [-]

MSc in International Management & Law

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc in International Management & Law is a unique course that will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required by international managers and leaders to operate globally with a solid understanding of various forms of legal regulation. [+]

Why this course? The MSc in International Management & Law is a unique course that will help you to develop the knowledge and skills required by international managers and leaders to operate globally with a solid understanding of various forms of legal regulation. You'll develop the knowledge, understanding, technical and analytical skills in International Business and Law. This will allow you to work in all organisations where a good knowledge of International Business, Management Practice and Law is required. What you’ll study Semester 1 You’ll begin with an introduction to the Professional Management Practice programme. Running throughout the first two semesters, this class offers a combination of workshops and learning exercises. You’ll have the opportunity to identify and develop the soft skills needed as a future international manager or leader. You’ll also attend an Integrated Skills Workshop which focuses on your personal approach to learning and managing yourself. Core classes Managing Across Cultures Law of International Business Semester 2 Core classes Global Business Environment Comparative Law of Obligations You’ll also take part in group exercises (eg arranging a professional, cultural or careers-focused event) to address a managerial or leadership development need identified during the outward bound activity. You’ll choose two elective classes from a shared pool of international and general management and one elective class from law topics. Elective modules vary from year to year, but may include: Management electives: Digital Leadership: Strategy & Management Programme & Project Management Strategic Financial Management Managing in Europe (Toulouse) Developing Effective Consulting Skills... [-]

MSc in Investment and Finance

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The Masters degree in Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management. [+]

Why this course? The Masters degree in Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management. The course provides you with a rigorous education in the theory of finance. It also covers the various techniques and analytical tools used by investment professionals in practical decision-taking. The course will provide you with: an understanding of financial theory and analysis an appreciation of the nature of financial markets and institutions a good working knowledge of accounting principles and financial statement analysis an understanding of the techniques and concepts employed in the valuation of bonds and equities an ability to develop portfolios and investment strategies to meet risk-return objectives an understanding of derivatives – options, futures, swaps an understanding of the quantitative analysis and techniques employed in finance You’ll study The taught component of the course is covered in the first two semesters. The research project will take up the third (summer) semester. Core subjects include Principles of Finance and Accounting & Financial Analysis. Elective classes include Topics in Corporate Finance and Derivatives & Treasury Management. Dissertation or three research projects (MSc only) You’ll work on either a series of research projects or a dissertation, supported by an academic supervisor. You can choose a topic from the broad range of issues covered on the programme. You’ll be assessed on your ability to select and apply relevant theory and research methods. This work may be linked to an issue raised by, or... [-]

MSc in Marketing

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The Msc Marketing Programme is designed for non-business graduates who want to pursue a career in this area. [+]

Why this course? The Msc Marketing Programme is designed for non-business graduates who want to pursue a career in this area. The Programme reflects the dynamic and technologically innovative nature of contemporary marketing, spanning private, public and third sectors. You’ll gain a sound knowledge of the principles of marketing. Most importantly, you’ll develop an understanding of consumer behaviour in relation to individuals and organisations. We’ll also ensure that you gain the technical and personal skills necessary to pursue your future career. The programme features a wide choice of elective subjects. These reflect the current diversity in contemporary marketing practice. The course has many value added features including but not limited to: real-life learning through our live industry consultancy project, ‘International Marketing Works’ high-calibre industry collaboration research excellence skills-based teaching Our students are truly international with representations from all parts of the globe which further enhances the learning experience. What you’ll study You’ll study seven compulsory and four optional choice classes. Teaching methods include case studies, simulations, seminars, presentations, team work, problem-solving exercises, and ‘hands-on’ real-life business projects. The teaching methods are designed to facilitate integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of the programme and encourage interaction among students. All modules require a high level of student participation in class and independent study. Leadership & team building For many students our dynamic programme (organised early in the first semester to enhance the development of leadership, teamwork and cross cultural skills) provides many memorable experiences. The programme is organised in conjunction... [-]

MSc International Marketing

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The International Marketing Programme is designed as a specialist course for those who want to build on a previous business and marketing degree and study Marketing at an advanced level. It’s also appropriate for recent business graduates or established executives who are seeking either to acquire new skills or supplement the skills they have developed in a practical context. [+]

Why this course? The International Marketing Programme is designed as a specialist course for those who want to build on a previous business and marketing degree and study Marketing at an advanced level. It’s also appropriate for recent business graduates or established executives who are seeking either to acquire new skills or supplement the skills they have developed in a practical context. The programme allows you to develop advanced-level academic expertise in international marketing. You’ll gain the technical and personal skills to operate across a range of dynamic and competitive international environments. The course features a wide choice of elective subjects; many include international dimensions, reflecting the current diversity in global marketing practice. The course has many value added features including but not limited to: real-life learning through our live industry project, ‘International Marketing Works’ high-calibre industry collaboration research excellence skills-based teaching Our students are truly international with representations from all parts of the globe which further enhances the learning experience. What you’ll study You’ll study seven compulsory and four optional choice classes. Teaching methods include case studies, simulations, seminars, presentations, team work, problem-solving exercises, and ‘hands-on’ real-life business projects. The teaching methods are designed to facilitate integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of the programme and to encourage interaction among students. All modules require a high level of student participation in class. Leadership & team building For many students our dynamic programme (organised early in the first semester to enhance the development of leadership, teamwork and cross cultural... [-]

MSc Managing Human Resources (Oman)

Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The purpose of the MSc in Managing Human Resources is to provide HR professionals and those seeking to work in this area with the tools to operate effectively within this fast-changing environment. [+]

Why this course? The effective management of employees in the private and public sectors is key to the future success of the Omani economy. Oman is experiencing rapid transformation in its workforce, driven by technological and generational change and necessitated by policies designed to increase the presence of Omanis at all levels in the workplace. The purpose of the MSc in Managing Human Resources is to provide HR professionals and those seeking to work in this area with the tools to operate effectively within this fast-changing environment. This course offer you an opportunity to study organisations and the management of work in depth. In studying the management of people, you will engage with contemporary ideas and arguments about Human Resource Management and International Human Resource Management within organisations. This will be further contextualised to the particular challenges facing HR professionals in Oman and the wider region. What you’ll study The programme will equip students to think critically about issues relating to the international context of the workforce in Oman and the wider region as well as encouraging them to think more practically about the skills required to manage in an international context. The programme will also provide extensive support for personal development through the induction process, transferable skills workshops, team-building events, networking opportunities, visits to organisations with an international profile and guest speakers. Major projects You will complete a 15,000-word dissertation based on a relevant human resources issue. In preparation for this, students will have already completed Research Methods for... [-]

MSc Project Management and Innovation

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The substantial gap in knowledge and skills required to manage innovative and transformative projects, and the forecasted global demand for graduates who are able to address future challenges, makes the potential employment opportunities for graduates of our new MSc Project Management and Innovation, truly outstanding. [+]

Why this course? The substantial gap in knowledge and skills required to manage innovative and transformative projects, and the forecasted global demand for graduates who are able to address future challenges, makes the potential employment opportunities for graduates of our new MSc Project Management and Innovation, truly outstanding. Combining an analytical and hands-on approach to projects aimed at addressing real world issues critically and pragmatically, this new masters degree will fully prepare you for career opportunities in management and policy making positions in all sectors ranging from private firms (manufacturing, services, etc) to public organisations (government, health care, etc). You'll study Based in the Department of Strategy & Organisation at Strathclyde Business School, this 12-month masters programme draws on the contributions of leading academic experts across key, relevant disciplines - project management, innovation, strategy and organisation - as well as from Strathclyde's new Technology & Innovation Centre. On completion of the programme you'll have gained: comprehensive knowledge and understanding of key issues in managing technology and innovation a thorough understanding of the role of projects in delivering innovation and change in products, processes and services a set of practical skills for managing projects with a high uncertainty and innovation content and/or which have innovation and change as a main target Course features Among the distinctive features of the course are: a highly practical, career-focused programme, addressing a global skills gap for effective project managers core project management classes enhanced and embedded by professional development and project management in practice modules... [-]

MSc Tourism Marketing Management

Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

The MSc Tourism Marketing Management Programme offers a complete introduction to marketing management within the international tourism industry and prepares you with the knowledge and skills demanded by leading organisations worldwide. [+]

Why this course? The MSc Tourism Marketing Management Programme offers a complete introduction to marketing management within the international tourism industry and prepares you with the knowledge and skills demanded by leading organisations worldwide. It reflects the dynamic and technologically innovative nature of contemporary marketing and you’ll gain insights into the technical and personal skills necessary to pursue a future career in tourism. Students in this programme come from a variety of academic backgrounds, with first degrees as diverse as physics and philosophy, and they always contribute a spectrum of perspectives, as befits a world leading masters programme. Undergraduate studies in Tourism or Hospitality are not a prerequisite of this programme. What you’ll study You’ll study seven compulsory and four optional choice classes. The course features a wide choice of elective subjects; many include international dimensions, reflecting the current diversity in global marketing practice. The course has many value added features including but not limited to: real-life learning through our live industry project, ‘International Marketing Works’ high-calibre industry collaboration research excellence skills-based teaching Our students are truly international with representations from all parts of the globe which further enhances the learning experience. Leadership & team building This is organised early in the first semester to enhance the development of leadership, teamwork and cross cultural skills. For many students, our dynamic programme provides many memorable experiences. The programme is organised in conjunction with independent specialists and provides the ideal chance to network with your colleagues and develop key management skills. Accreditations... [-]

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