Master Degree in Business Studies in the United Kingdom

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Business studies is an academic program that is designed for students wanting to learn more about how businesses are run. Courses may include more general topics or more specific ones to help prepare students for a particular career.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Master's Program in Business Studies in the United Kingdom

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Master of International Business (MIB)

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. Gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy with our Master of International Business program. Based on our award-winning MBA curriculum, Hult’s one-year Master of International Business program will help you gain a global perspective of finance, marketing, operations, economics, and strategy. Locations Start your Master of International Business in Boston, San Francisco, London, or Dubai, then choose to explore any other two campuses as part of Hult's unique Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of International Business at a glance Who is this program for? Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to gain a broad understanding in all areas of international business. What you’ll learn By the end of the Master of International Business program, you will have developed a deep understanding of the fundamental concepts of global business. In addition, specializations will allow you to tailor the program to your individual and professional goals. There are six specializations to choose from—marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, project management, family business, and business analytics. Why Hult? Only Hult enables you to combine your studies with immersive learning in up to three world-class cities with Global Campus Rotation. Plus, throughout your core studies, Hult takes you out of the classroom to help you learn the basics of strategy, management, and finance through experience. See classroom theories brought to life through on-site visits to companies,... [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom London

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master in Global Innovation Design: London - New York - Tokyo

Royal College of Art
Campus Full time July 2017 United Kingdom London

A unique, transnational Master’s design initiative that brings together three major centres of design, culture, enterprise and industry: London, New York and Tokyo. [+]

London – New York – Tokyo

Global Innovation Design (GID) is a new joint Master's programme between the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. It is a unique, transnational Master’s design initiative that brings together three major centres of design, culture, enterprise and industry: Europe, North America and Asia. The programme is a world-class design collaboration between four internationally renowned academic institutions. Each partner brings distinct expertise and complementary approaches to design, engineering, technology and business with an emphasis on internationally oriented design and innovation. GID offers a new global style of learning and unique educational and cultural experiences designed to meet the changing needs of enterprise in the twenty-first century. GID Master's students on the joint RCA/Imperial College programme study in New York and Tokyo during their first year and then in London for their graduation year. Graduates from the programme are expected to be central to innovation leadership in the twenty-first century. The programme is full time and runs over a period of two calendar years.... [-]


MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment

Centre for Alternative Technology
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Machynlleth + 1 more

The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment (SABE) focuses on sustainable building and environmental [+]

Masters in Environmental Building Climate change poses two key challenges to modern architecture: how can buildings be made sustainable, and how can they be designed to take account of the effects of climate change? This masters degree faces these challenges through a unique combination of academic study with hands-on practical work, giving you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to develop an environmental career in the built environment sector. The course uses the concepts of sustainability and adaptation transformation to frame an understanding of the built environment at the community and individual buildings level. Key building issues covered by the course include: energy management and low energy design, sustainable materials, environmental performance assessment and energy provision. Students may further pursue interests in urban design, communities, ecology, water, ecological sanitation, politics and economics. How is the course taught? Our MSc programme is taught either by distance learning or through residential blocks in one of the most imaginative environmental buildings in the UK, or in a mixture of the two. What qualification will you receive? Successful completion of the programme MSc Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment at the Centre for Alternative Technology leads to the award of Master of Science (MSc) by UEL. Modules include - Sustainability and adaptation concepts and planning - Ecosystem Services, Land use and Water and Waste Management - Adaptation Transformation Politics and Economics - Cities and Communities - Energy Flows in Buildings – Parts A and B - Energy Provision (Renewable Energy) - Building... [-]

Master in Business and Management

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for business, across a variety of general and specialized disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to industry, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find work placements, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. STUDY MANAGEMENT IN THE UK Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for business, across a variety of general and specialized disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to industry, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find work placements, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability. BENEFITS OF STUDYING BUSINESS IN THE UK Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long, and most undergraduate programs are only three years long. That said, an undergraduate student may choose to pursue a longer course with a placement or study abroad year. Focus: UK universities do not require general education courses; students will be focusing on business from Day 1! Employment opportunities: Many unis in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Furthermore, many business courses offer the opportunity to take on a placement, whether as an additional year on the degree, or as a short-term opportunity during the degree. Either way, UK universities encourage students to be prepared for the work force upon graduation. HOW CAN ACROSS THE POND HELP? We provide free advice & guidance to students wanting to pursue business studies in the UK. With our help you can: Find a leading programme that meets both your academic needs and career goals Make... [-]

Specialised Master in Business Performance Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom London

The MS Business Performance Management’s objective is to help you to reach your professional goals by giving you a broad vision of the company in order to improve its financial and operational performance. Understanding a company’s strategy, knowing how to measure, analyse and communicate business performance and managing teams to reach the goals are the main competences that you will acquire with this programme. The MS Business Performance Management is a career booster that will enable you to access to high level positions quickly. [+]

Studies at Paris campus. Scientific Director: Prof. Christopher Hossfeld Objectives of the programme The MS Business Performance Management’s objective is to help you to reach your professional goals by giving you a broad vision of the company in order to improve its financial and operational performance. Understanding a company’s strategy, knowing how to measure, analyse and communicate business performance and managing teams to reach the goals are the main competences that you will acquire with this programme. The MS Business Performance Management is a career booster that will enable you to access to high level positions quickly. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Head of a Business Unit, CFO, Business Analyst, Financial Controller, Finance Consultant, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases. The programme is based around 5 main topics: Financial Planning and Analysis: Cost Analysis, Industrial Management Control, Commercial Management Control Business Finance: Introduction to Finance, Specialised Finance Strategy and Risk Management Mergers and Acquisitions Information System Functions Human Resources and Performance Aside from these technical elements, the MS teaches business comunication and teamwork. International seminar Last year the class went to Montreal, Canada. Class Profile Engineering: 39% Economics/Finance: 22% Business: 13% Humanities/Social sciences: 9% Law/Political science: 8% Other fields: 9% 26% international students 35% women, 65% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 40K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 100% are employed. 67% have a job... [-]

MSc Economics

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This degree provides training in advanced economic theory and econometric methods. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. The Economics MSc is designed to provide an education in advanced economic theory and quantitative methods while allowing students to specialise or take options in a range of subjects that reflect the School's main areas of research expertise. All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment. About the School of Economics The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community. Our taught programmes offer a combination of training in core economics with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as finance, econometrics, development, agriculture or the environment. Independent rankings In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Economics was ranked 21st in the UK for research intensity and 84% of our research was judged to be of international quality. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of... [-]

MSc Business Systems Integration (with SAP Technology)

Brunel University: College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge + 1 more

The aim of this 'cutting edge' programme is to develop practical skills and critical awareness in relation to the state-of-the-art in business/enterprise systems integration (from a service-oriented perspective). [+]

The aim of this 'cutting edge' programme is to develop practical skills and critical awareness in relation to the state-of-the-art in business/enterprise systems integration (from a service-oriented perspective). Aims At the end of the course, you should be able to: model key aspects of business in an integrated and logical manner; demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the issues relevant to business systems integration and use in the context of modern business environments; demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP) and the role they play in business systems integration; demonstrate a critical and practical understanding of the professional skills necessary for effective business systems integration; reflect, critically and in-depth, on relevant aspects of the state-of-the art of both the practice and theory of business systems integration. The practical elements of your course will be supported by SAP technologies. SAP is a leading provider of Enterprise Resource Planning systems and a keen innovator from a service-oriented perspective. Broadly speaking, you will gain experience of SAP ERP, SAP Netweaver and SAP BW applications/platforms. Consequently, you will get hands-on experience of technology and systems that will enhance your employability. Special Features SAP Certification During the Business Systems Integration course, students gain hands-on experience of SAP technology. In addition, they can opt to take the SAP TERP 10 certification course which is a recognised industry qualification. This will be delivered in a two-week block at the end of the programme. The current TERP10 certification offered is C TERP10... [-]

International Masters

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Leeds

Our unique, combined academic English and masters course is for non-native speakers of English, including students from the European Union (EU) as well as international students. On this two-year course you will improve the academic and language skills you need for a masters, enhancing your ability to research, reference correctly and avoid plagiarism. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. Our unique, combined academic English and masters course is for non-native speakers of English, including students from the European Union (EU) as well as international students. On this two-year course you will improve the academic and language skills you need for a masters, enhancing your ability to research, reference correctly and avoid plagiarism. Class time: Minimum of 13 hours per week of Academic English and subject specific modules in Year 1 plus personal tutorials and an approximately equal amount of self-study. Year 2 class time depends on the masters chosen. Teaching The cost of teaching materials varies per module but will not exceed £20 for any one module. Many of the materials are available for loan free-of-charge from the University library. Please note: Your class timetable will be provided at induction. All classes take place from Monday to Friday. Class size: Maximum 20 students for English Classes. Teaching dates: Semester 1 teaching is from 26 September 2016 to 16 December 2016. There will be no teaching during the Christmas holiday period of 19 December 2016 to 9 January 2017. The semester 1 assessment and exam period is from 9 January 2017 to 20 January 2017. Semester 2 teaching is from 30 January 2017 to 7 April 2017 and 24 April 2017 to 5 May 2017. There will be no teaching during the Easter holiday period of 10 April 2017 to 21 April 2017. The semester 2 assessment and exam period... [-]

Masters in Executive Coaching (AMEC)

Ashridge Executive Education
Campus Part time October 2017 United Kingdom London

The Masters in Executive Coaching is a two-year, part-time, modular, self-directed programme. It is an opportunity to review and re-launch your practice, make the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. [+]

Rigorous. Relevant. Real. Reflective. Your pathway to becoming a fully accredited executive coach. If you are interested in becoming a fully accredited, professional executive coach, equipped with the latest knowledge in the field, this is the programme for you. The Masters in Executive Coaching is a two-year, part-time, modular, self-directed programme. It is an opportunity to review and re-launch your practice, make the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. You will develop your coaching and mentoring skills, either to integrate into your existing consultancy and coaching work or to create a solid foundation for a new coaching and consulting practice. The programme takes a relational psychological perspective, which will deepen your clients’ self-awareness and their understanding of the web of key relationships in their organisation. The aim is to develop your ability to respond to, initiate and enable change through the coaching process. This programme has been developed by experienced coaching practitioners who have a combination of research, psychological and organisational development experience. Two of the programme modules have been awarded the EMCC European Quality Award (EQA) at Senior Practitioner level. There are five modules altogether but you don’t have to commit to the full degree programme until the end of Module 3. For Module 1 you have two options: Coaching for Organisation Consultants or Team Coaching for Consultants. As both of these modules are Open Programmes, you... [-]

Master Design (MDes) Social Innovation

Ravensbourne
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Master of Design in Social Innovation applies the lens of design thinking to address some of society’s most intractable social, environmental and economic challenges. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. The Master of Design in Social Innovation applies the lens of design thinking to address some of society’s most intractable social, environmental and economic challenges. Its focus is on the organisational models, methods and approaches needed to shape positive social change, sustainable growth and new business models. In the face of the promise of untold growth we are now confronted by a harsh reality: that in the second decade of the 21st century the traditional model of ‘business as usual’ is no longer viable. In applying a range of approaches to designing and prototyping social ventures and models of organisation, the MDes in Social Innovation will equip you with a practice-based approach to embedding innovation in the area of sustainability, community resilience, corporate social responsibility, venture philanthropy and organisational agility. Working with a cross- disciplinary team of professionals, the course will allow you to learn about radical ideas, evolve these ideas and test them in a ‘lived’ organisational environment. The MDes Social Innovation will demonstrate that many of the most successful designs, innovations and innovators have learned to operate across the boundaries between disciplines, sectors, organisations and traditional services. At its heart lie three design principles: an holistic approach - the need to approach innovation from a ‘holistic’ point of view, drawing on its potential impact in terms of people, technology, the environment, psychological and emotional meaning and long-term sustainability a core intent - the potential to develop a ‘core... [-]

MSc Management

Nottingham University Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

This MSc Management is for you if you haven't previously studied business and management but are keen to acquire the necessary skills to pursue a career in management, whether that be in the public, private and not for profit sectors or you hope to run your own business. [+]

This one year MSc Management is for you if you haven't previously studied business and management but are keen to acquire the necessary skills to pursue a career in management, whether that be in the public, private and not for profit sectors or you hope to run your own business. You will be challenged to think differently by this varied course which comprises core and elective modules, lectures, case studies, seminars and individual and group project work. Taught by staff and visiting speakers who are leaders in their field, you will study the key disciplines of management which you will find thought-provoking and inspirational. The course will help shape your leadership and management skills by embracing innovation and change allowing you the opportunity to think as an entrepreneur and put into practice your newly acquired knowledge. Career Progression We anticipate that graduates will enter a variety of careers such as Accountancy, Consultancy, Business Development, Human Resources, IT, Logistics, Marketing, Investment Banking, Private Banking, Project Management, Research, Sales & Distribution, Tax Consultancy, and Underwriting. Some graduates have also gone into self-employment. Course structure Please note that the following structure and modules may be subject to change. Semester 1 Business Economics International Accounting Managing Organisations One from: Creative Problem Solving Strategic Marketing Semester 2 Research Methods Strategy and Leadership Two from: E-Business Innovation Management Innovation and Policy International Marketing Launching New Ventures Managing for Sustainability New Product/Service Development & Management Strategic Human Resource Management Technology Entrepreneurship Tourism and Sustainability Summer 12,000-15,000 word... [-]

MSc in Management - European Triple Degree - Grande Ecole

emlyon business school
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Lancaster

2-year Master in general management + specialisation (Finance, Strategy or Corporate Development), taught fully in English. [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. A triple advantage to start your career in global management A triple degree from leading European institutions, a 2-year multicultural experience, worldwide career opportunities! This Master is a general management course, offering a specialisation in the second year as well as tangible work experience through the internships and business projects. This master's degree is jointly run emlyon business school (France), Ludwig Maximilian Universität - LMU (Germany) and Lancaster University Management School - LUMS (United Kingdom) The first year takes place on emlyon business school's European Campus in Lyon or at Lancaster University and provides you with a broad foundation of management knowledge, insights and skills. For each of these fundamental courses you benefit from the joint expertise of all three institutions’ faculty, as a team of professors from emlyon business school, LMU and LUMS provide a unique vision from the three cultures. This gives you a broader perspective of global business, helping you develop the capacity to adapt in your future international career. The second year represents the opportunity for students to specialise: Change and Strategy at LMU, Corporate Finance at emlyon business school (European Campus in Lyon or Asian Campus in Shanghai) or Corporate Development at LUMS. As part of the MSc in Management - European Triple Degree, you will also have two internship periods allowing you to gain professional experience and develop your network. Students enrolled in this course will receive a triple degree diploma (emlyon business school... [-]

Master in European and International Business Management

Audencia Business School
Campus Full time 12 - 15  September 2017 United Kingdom Bradford

A trilingual programme taught sequentially in three European countries, awards an official European master's degree in business. [+]

3 COUNTRIES, 3 LANGUAGES, 3 INSTITUTIONS, 1 JOINT DEGREE Prepare to thrive in today’s constantly changing global business environment. Join the elite one-year European and International Business Management Master (EIBM) programme for complete trilingual training in international management and entrepreneurship. Joint degree from these top European institutions Bradford University School of Management, United Kingdom Deusto Business School, University of Deusto, Spain Audencia Business School, France Tripled networks & services across Europe Corporate connections of three respected institutions Internship opportunities in France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and more Career services support from Audencia, Bradford and Deusto Access to three large international job boards Alumni connections and optional network membership from all three KEY INFORMATION Degree earned: Master in European and International Business Management Language: English, French and Spanish (all three languages required) Duration: 12 months, full-time Programme start: September Tuition: €14,850 plus €300 for optional intensive language lessons Eligibility: Four-year bachelor’s degree (or three-year bachelor’s degree with professional experience) Proficiency in English and either French or Spanish; lower-intermediate level (or higher) in the third language PROGRAMME Study management techniques, international cultures & languages You’ll be studying with top faculty members through French at Audencia, Spanish at Deusto and English at Bradford during this trilingual one-year programme, giving you the knowledge and adaptability you’ll need throughout your career. Depending on your level of French and English, you will start your EIBM programme at Audencia or Deusto. INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS Reach your goals – and the world Audencia generates international leadership talent, and our... [-]

MPhil in Innovation

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 4  August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation. The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these... [+]

Top Masters Degrees in Business Studies in the United Kingdom. Innovation - MPhil The MPhil Innovation is a unique approach to developing new ideas for potential commercialisation. It has been developed following collaborative work between the schools of Arts, Media and Education, Business and Creative Technologies and the Institute for Materials Research and Innovation. The qualification will be of relevance if you have a personal research interest, if you are working in a research and development role in one of these fields, or in a sector where these different disciplines overlap. As an MPhil student you will have the opportunity to use the research challenges you are working on as the basis of your study, enabling you to work towards a postgraduate degree through the publication, prototyping and commercialisation plans of your innovative research and development proposal. In addition, you will have access to the University’s resources and research expertise as further support for your development idea. The principles of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship will be central to your MPhil study in order to enhance and reinforce your technical and business skills, and support your personal and professional development in your area of expertise. Subject overview The MPhil thesis will consist of three sections: publication, for which you will publish a paper in an international journal or present it at an international conference, or have a provisional patent accepted; prototype, for which you will provide a detailed description of a designed and tested prototype ready for production, including capabilities and... [-]