Manchester Metropolitan University

Introduction

Dating back to 1824, Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, with over 36,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a diverse community of 3,000 international students from 120 countries.

More than £350 million has been invested to create a world-class learning environment with some of the best teaching and learning facilities in the UK. The University is now placed amongst the global top 3% of institutions and is ranked in the world's top 150 universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education 2016).

Manchester Met delivers outstanding research thataddresses the biggest challenges facing contemporary society. 85% of research impact at the University is graded as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014) and you will be taught by academics who are leading experts in their disciplines.

The city-centre campus is located in the heart of Manchester, amongst world-renowned nightlife, music, arts, shopping and sports venues in Britain’s ‘best city to live in’ (The Global Liveability Survey 2016).

Manchester Met has earned a strong reputation for developing work-ready global graduates, with over 1,000 courses with a focus on industry experience and employability, links to over 70 professional associations and strong working relationships with global industry leaders.

The University has 10 subject areas ranked in the top 20 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2017), including Art and Design, Architecture, Physiotherapy and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism.

Experienced staff, careers advice, free English language lessons and a dedicated International Office ensure that international students receive all the support they need to succeed in their studies at Manchester Met.

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to recognising high achieving international students and has a limited number of scholarships available up to the value of £5,000.

Key Facts:

  • City centre campus located in the heart of Manchester
  • Manchester is the UK’s best city to live in (The Global Liveability Survey 2016)
  • £350 million has been invested in facilities
  • Professional careers advice during your studies and for 3 years after graduating
  • Industry links with global companies, including IBM, Panasonic, Disney, Airbus, Siemens, Nissan, Puma and Canon
  • Ranked in the global top 3% (Times Higher Education 2016)
  • 85% of research has 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' impact (REF 2014)
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MA

MA in Applied Linguistics

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

The MA in Applied Linguistics is a versatile, interdisciplinary course which aims to provide a solid understanding of the basis of language and linguistics and develop a valuable insight into the relationship between language, culture and society. [+]

The MA in Applied Linguistics is a versatile, interdisciplinary course which aims to provide a solid understanding of the basis of language and linguistics and develop a valuable insight into the relationship between language, culture and society. The programme emphasises the practical application of theories to the social context and aims to enhance your analytical and linguistic skills by introducing different approaches to the analysis of language use. ABOUT THE COURSE The academic staff involved in the MA Applied Linguistics are actively involved in current research, and they bring this experience to the classroom by using it to inform their teaching, thus ensuring up-to-date, relevant content on all the course units, delivered by published experts. Core units Principles of Language and Linguistics Critical Discourse Analysis Sociolinguistics Research Methods Optional Units Intercultural Communication Corpus and Lexical Studies Independent Study Selected units from MA TESOL TYPICAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Applicants are expected to possess a good UK honours degree in any subject or an equivalent international/academic qualification. However, candidates will be considered on their merits, as will people with non-traditional qualifications. [-]

MA in Architecture and Urbanism

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

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

A taught postgraduate course that conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work that builds on the legacy of twentieth century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities. Features and benefits of the course: This course is jointly accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and the University of Manchester (UoM) with cross-disciplinary connections between the Manchester School of Architecture, the School of Environment and Development (UoM) and Manchester Institute for Research and Innovation in Art and Design (MMU). This is an internationally based course that actively disseminates students’ thesis work through conferences, exhibitions, competitions and publications. ABOUT THE COURSE Through this course you will begin to engage directly with a chosen research subject area, gather data and formulate an original approach in your practice. You will synthesise your project culminating in the production of a leading-edge proposition until you present and contextualise your thesis. This internationally based course actively disseminates students’ thesis work through conferences, exhibitions, competitions and publication. This course can be considered as partially meeting the requirements for recognition at Part 2 level (RIBA/ARB) through APEL provisions applied to individual graduates. The course is jointly accredited with the University of Manchester. TYPICAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS You will normally have at least an upper second class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related field. Alternatively, you may be admitted if you have proven... [-]

MA in Childhood and Youth Studies

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

This award provides an opportunity for both existing and aspiring professionals connected with children and young people to reflect deeply and critically on the relationship between the structures and policies offered by societies and how these interact with individuals’ self-actualisation. The full time MA Childhood and Youth Studies is normally timetabled for teaching on two days a week (currently Tuesdays and Thursdays), with additional independent, guided study requirements. As well as (30 credit) taught units of study, this course also provides opportunities to gain practice experience in UK educational contexts (via optional unit choice), and every student undertakes a (60 credit) dissertation, allowing in-depth and extended study in an area of interest and relevance. We welcome applications from non-EU internationals who are supported at every stage by MMU International. Features and benefits of the course Study at our £139 million new Brooks Building which has world-class facillities for teaching and learning Close collaboration with the Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI), including guests speakers and conferences Teaching staff have specialist experience in their field and many are actively involved in research nationally and internationally ABOUT THE COURSE In term one, students undertake two core units. The unit ‘International Comparisons of Childhoods’ examines how children and young people are shaped and regulated by the opportunities that are available to them in their communities. By looking at the different opportunities afforded to children across societies we are able to reflect more objectively on our those offered by our own. The unit ‘Introduction... [-]

MA in Educational Leadership and Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This award provides the opportunity for educational and public sector professionals to critical analyse leadership and management in educational settings. The programme draws upon the outstanding specialist research and expertise developed within the Faculty of Education's Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. [+]

This award provides the opportunity for educational and public sector professionals to critical analyse leadership and management in educational settings. The programme draws upon the outstanding specialist research and expertise developed within the Faculty of Education's Centre for Educational Leadership and Management. It is aimed at those who wish to become educational leaders / managers, and those who wish to explore the transformative possibilities of education. Students will study theories of leadership and management and the complex ways in which they relate to their own context. This includes critically analysing current models relating to leading change, organisational culture, managing people and resources and the impact of leadership on organisational effectiveness. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their understandings of transformative and ethical leadership, and explore the contribution of educational leadership in delivering social change and equality in global contexts. We welcome non-EU international applications for the full-time route and students are supported at every stage by MMU International. Features and benefits of the course Specialist research and teaching expertise within the Centre for Educational Leadership and Management Collaborative links with the Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI), including guests speakers and conferences Study at our £139 million Brooks Building which has world-class facillities for teaching and learning ABOUT THE COURSE In term one, students undertake two core units. The unit ‘Leadership and Management in Educational Settings’ explores the different educational leadership discourses and relevant management theories and concepts. The unit ‘Introduction to Educational and Social Research Design’ is... [-]

MA in Education Studies

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

Education Studies is concerned with understanding how people develop and learn throughout their lives, the nature of knowledge, and critical engagement with ways of knowing and understanding. This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Postgraduates are able to participate in, and contest, changing discourses exemplified by reference to debate about values, personal and social engagement and how these relate to communities and societies. Students have opportunities to develop their critical capabilities through the selection, analysis and synthesis of relevant perspectives, and to be able to justify different positions on educational matters. This award provides the knowledge, understanding and critical analysis to inform current and future professionals in education, for different areas and contexts. The full time MA Education Studies is normally timetabled for teaching on two days a week (currently Tuesdays and Thursdays), with additional independent, guided study requirements. We welcome applications from non-EU internationals for the full-time route and students are suported at every stage by MMU International. Features and benefits of the course Study at our £139 million Brooks Building which has world-class facillities for teaching and learning Many Education Studies teaching staff are actively involved in research at our Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI) and experienced in PhD supervision Close collaboration with ESRI, including guests speakers and conferences ABOUT THE COURSE Our MA Education Studies is part of the Postgraduate Research in Education, Community and Society programme. We also have a... [-]

MA in Graphic Design and Art Direction

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

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

This course is concerned with the advanced exploration and application of principles of graphic design within the contexts of research and professional development. Engagement with digital and making technologies is central to discovering and harnessing new thinking in design. This course is of particular relevance to those interested in effective visual communication and developing innovative concepts and approaches in publication design, illustration, motion graphics, corporate identity, photography, design for digital media and graphic design for advertising. Features and benefits of the course Design Network Based in the heart of the School of Art, MA/MFA Design: Graphic Design and Art Direction is part of an innovative design network — a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities. While studying towards a particular qualification at MA/MFA level, students experience their subject in the broader context of contemporary design practice. Specialist Environment Dedicated spaces for the postgraduate community have been developed to enable the postgraduate community to flourish. These spaces, for thinking and practice, are located centrally within the School of Art, allowing easy access to an extensive range of workshops where the combination of traditional and state of the art equipment opens up a world of exciting possibilities. ABOUT THE COURSE The MA Design: Graphic Design and Art Direction is made up of four units totalling 180 credits. The programme is designed to help you acclimatise to the challenges of MA... [-]

MA in Inclusive Education and Disability

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

This award provides the opportunity to engage with theoretical perspectives and research in the field of inclusion and disability, both nationally and globally. The programme is relevant to both UK and international applicants and starts from the premise that terms, such as inclusion, disability and special needs are contestable. Students are encouraged to critically engage in those social, political and global debates relating to the education of marginalised groups of children and young people. The question of how can education promote greater equity in an increasingly diverse society is central to the award. In this way the MA provides outstanding professional development for those working in education, enabling them to deepen their understanding of how to develop more inclusive practice within their own professional setting or country context. Sessions are led by highly qualified tutors from the Centre for Inclusive Education and Disability Studies who have relevant expertise and professional experience. Features and benefits of the course Linked to world-leading research at the Education and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Tutors are engaged in research and knowledge exchange activities and have published a number of books relevant to our courses Accreditation of prior learning is available for recent and relevant Masters credits Students can attend a range of events across the Faculty, including our annual SENCo conference Our virtual learning environment, Moodle, provides each unit with its own website with all the essential learning materials plus a wealth of additional resources you can access from home. Students are encouraged to expand... [-]

MA in Interior Design

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

This course promotes the investigation and interpretation of interior space, inside and outside of the traditional architectural envelope, whilst considering human occupation, engagement and experience as the catalyst. [+]

This course promotes the investigation and interpretation of interior space, inside and outside of the traditional architectural envelope, whilst considering human occupation, engagement and experience as the catalyst. This may manifest in a variety of outcomes and will allow you to work within your chosen speciality such as building re-use, exhibition or shop design, branding, identities or environmental graphics, performance or set design, temporary installations or ‘event’ design, furniture or artefact design. The specialist workshops provide you with opportunities to explore materiality, fabrication and realisation of your ideas, through technical rigour at a variety of scales whilst studio teaching is underpinned by engagement with industry. Features and benefits of the course Design Network Based in the heart of the School of Art, MA/MFA Design: Interior Design is part of an innovative design network — a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities. While studying towards a particular qualification at MA/MFA level, students experience their subject in the broader context of contemporary design practice. Specialist Environment Dedicated spaces for the postgraduate community have been developed to enable the postgraduate community to flourish. These spaces, for thinking and practice, are located centrally within the School of Art, allowing easy access to an extensive range of workshops where the combination of traditional and state of the art equipment opens up a world of exciting possibilities. ABOUT THE COURSE The MA Design: Interior... [-]

MA in International Events Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course aims to produce event professionals who can operate globally in the ever-growing events industry. The careers available to those qualified at postgraduate level in this subject area are exciting and varied. [+]

This course aims to produce event professionals who can operate globally in the ever-growing events industry. The careers available to those qualified at postgraduate level in this subject area are exciting and varied. The professional focus of this course, at operational and strategic level, gives you a range of opportunities to engage with the events industry and you will develop expertise in planning and managing different events. You have the opportunity to undertake a 36-48 week internship as part of your study. Features and benefits of the course The opportunity to plan and implement your own ‘live event’ strategy and project Work with a local event industry employer to develop your professional event skills An external array of field trips and activity/visits and guest lectures from industry event practitioners as part of the curriculum design Throughout your studies, you will engage in a range of individual, group work and consultancy projects, working with an array of event industry partners and clients Volunteering is a great way for you to gain experience and make contacts. We have a vast range of volunteering opportunities within the Faculty to develop your CV Internship opportunity ABOUT THE COURSE This course has been designed with event industry practitioners to offer a practical and managerial approach to equipping you with professional skills, providing you with many opportunities to gain professional experience. Taught units include live experiential activity and client-based consultancy projects which give opportunities to network with industry. External visits and guest lectures give you the... [-]

MA in International Fashion Business: Buying and Merchandise Management

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

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

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion buying and merchandising from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative projects and maintain contemporary content and foster innovative projects. Throughout the Master’s you will develop professional, managerial and personal abilities, including commercial awareness, negotiating and relationship management skills, alongside developing your visual skills in a business context to enable you to operate successfully within the global industry. You will also gain an in-depth knowledge of finance, industry developments, profit margins, pricing, sales strategies and turnover and how to confidently convey your ideas through successful communication and contemporary presentation. Features and benefits of the course Study visits to key international trade fairs and cities will offer relevant research opportunities for you to support course content. You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies. ABOUT THE COURSE You will gain a deep understanding of the role of the buyer and merchandiser, and gain the ability to strategically plan and select a range of high quality garments, while considering the profitable development of a company. By undertaking a variety of projects, you will learn how to analyse the factors that influence sales alongside personal and practical presentation skills. You will also learn how to build a range of profitable garments for wholesale, retail or online sales. Typical units may include Product Organisation Planning... [-]

MA in International Fashion Business: Marketing Management

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

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

This is a one-year, industry-led programme, which gives you the opportunity to develop your specialist knowledge of contemporary fashion marketing from a managerial perspective. Developed in conjunction with industry specialists to inform innovative and maintain contemporary content. You will develop the ability to strategically plan and instigate complex marketing campaigns. Throughout your studies you will gain an understanding of the development of creative and sophisticated visual marketing methods for promoting fashion. You will work within a commercial context to address pressing new agendas surrounding fashion marketing, such as fashion consumption, ethics, sustainability, consumerism, economic and political influences. Briefs will be informed by industry, spanning print, new media, experiential events, new emerging technical environments and media relations. The course cultivates intellectual and analytical approaches to your research, which will enhance your managerial skills for increased employability. Features and benefits of the course Study visits to key international trade fairs and cities will offer relevant research opportunities for you to support course content. You will be exposed to a broad range of market levels and future target markets from high street brands to small pioneering design companies. ABOUT THE COURSE You will study units which will give you an in-depth understanding of how fashion brands are promoted in the competitive, global market place and will cover subject areas such as e-commerce, copywriting, fashion forecasting, magazine publishing, styling, and photography and will be underpinned by business management theories. Typical units may include Product Organisation Promotion Communication Professional Practice Perform TYPICAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS This... [-]

MA in International Relations and Global Communications

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

We live in a communications-saturated world where 24-hour news coverage, access to the internet and the use of social media have become the norm for millions of people. Global events are instantly reported by the news media, analysed and interpreted by them and millions of ordinary citizens. [+]

We live in a communications-saturated world where 24-hour news coverage, access to the internet and the use of social media have become the norm for millions of people. Global events are instantly reported by the news media, analysed and interpreted by them and millions of ordinary citizens. These developments challenge the traditionally secretive practices of international diplomacy and the ability of governments to control information whilst also creating powerful new tools for propaganda; they enhance the importance of cultural or ‘soft’ power in international relations and they have also transformed the nature of warfare. This course is run by the Department of History, Politics and Philosophy in conjunction with the Department of Information and Communication. Features and benefits of the course The chance to develop a sophisticated understanding of contemporary international relations and key developments in ICTs and of the interaction between the two. The opportunity to develop a wide range of analytical and work-related skills such as oral and group presentations, report and policy-paper writing. Individual support available throughout the course. ABOUT THE COURSE This programme combines the study of contemporary international relations with that of key developments in global communications and ICTs. In so doing it adds an extra dimension to the study of international relations which provides graduates with deeper insights than those doing traditional MAs in International Relations. We will provide you with the knowledge, methods and techniques to effectively engage with and critically evaluate the interaction between these two areas of study. Typical units of... [-]

MA in International Tourism and Hospitality Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course aims to provide students with an advanced understanding of the global tourism and hospitality industries, producing professionals who can operate internationally in these sectors. This course gives you a range of opportunities focussed on both tourism and hospitality, with emphasis on strategic business and operational management. [+]

This course aims to provide students with an advanced understanding of the global tourism and hospitality industries, producing professionals who can operate internationally in these sectors. This course gives you a range of opportunities focussed on both tourism and hospitality, with emphasis on strategic business and operational management. You will gain a dynamic view of tourism and hospitality management, exploring current developments within these industries as well as problems relevant to a wide range of business situations. This course offers real-world assessments including working professionally in industry, on consultancy projects with clients and planning and running your own live project. This course has been designed through close consultation with industry to offer a practical and managerial approach to equip you with professional skills and providing you with many opportunities to gain professional experience. Guest lectures and industry visits will enable you to develop a strong grasp of business culture, network and immerse yourself in these industries. The international nature of tourism and hospitality will be a key focus of your studies; this is reflected through our well-established global links. You have the opportunity to undertake a 36-48 week internship as part of your study. Features and benefits of the course This course offers graduates from any discipline the chance to gain access to management level careers in the dynamic tourism and hospitality industries. The opportunity to plan and implement your own ‘live project’ Work with a local tourism or hospitality industry employer to develop your professional event skills An external... [-]

MA in Library and Information Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

Recognised and approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), this route prepares graduates of all disciplines for a career in the modern information society and its industries. The taught element is equivalent to a postgraduate diploma, and as a professional qualification enables progression to Chartership in your first professional post. Your study will focus on the principles for the organisation, retrieval and accessibility of information and on the strategic management of information organisations, such as libraries, the information landscape, for example online and on the web, and on the development of library services of all kinds. Successful completion of a dissertation develops your knowledge of the field and skills as a researcher resulting in the award of MA. You may undertake a placement, which we will help you to source, in information units, libraries and other relevant centres, including large corporations, local government, the National Health Service, financial and legal services. This will provide networking opportunities within the library, informations and media industries. Features and benefits of the course The course is recognised and approved by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). Explore information and communications from the digital and human perspective. Assess how information is managed and how individuals' lives, organisations and society have been influenced by the digital revolution Gain skills that will enable you to be well-placed to pursue a career aligned with your interests, in a range of sectors. The taught element of the course is the equivalent of... [-]

MA in Multimedia Journalism

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

This course provides a direct route into 21st century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition. Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. [+]

This course provides a direct route into 21st century journalism. Graduates of all disciplines are equipped with knowledge and skills in journalism through intensive practical training and tuition. Designed to meet the requirements of media employers in the UK and beyond, the course is taught by dedicated staff with media and industry experience, and strong professional connections. You will benefit from a mandatory placement providing key networking opportunities and enhancing your employability. The course will prepare you to take a leading role in a rapidly evolving global media industry where you will explore the global potential of multi-platform news and features publishing. You will learn how to cover any story for print, web, TV or radio, and how to adapt a story from one medium to another. The emphasis on your work output will enable you to amass a full and varied portfolio to present to potential employers on graduation. Features and benefits of the course Taught by dedicated, experienced media professionals with extensive media experience and strong, professional contacts This course will prepare you to take a leading role in a rapidly evolving global media industry Explore the global potential of multi-platform news publishing Learn how to cover any story for print, web and broadcast and how to adapt a story from one medium to another Offering flexibility and the ability to study at postgraduate level, in a subject designed to lead to employability in journalism, from any first degree Learn in a vibrant and innovative environment including multimedia... [-]

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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

On the MA TESOL you will be equipped with the skills essential to a career in one of the world’s fastest growing professions. The course is delivered by expert lecturers with many years of experience in English Foreign Language teaching and postgraduate supervision. [+]

On the MA TESOL you will be equipped with the skills essential to a career in one of the world’s fastest growing professions. The course is delivered by expert lecturers with many years of experience in English Foreign Language teaching and postgraduate supervision. Teaching is learner-centred, using the latest techniques. You will combine the study of theories, methods and materials with a detailed analysis of language and an awareness of practical research methods. Please note: Our course portfolio for 2017 entry will include three new courses: MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics MA Linguistics and English Language MA Linguistics and English Studies Features and benefits of the course Fereshte Goshtasbpour is the subject advisor for the MA Applied Linguistics. A successful graduate of the course, she has subject-specific insight into the requirements of students and offers a range of workshops tailored precisely to the programme. Study in a truly international environment. Recent courses have had students from Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Korea, Libya, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan and Thailand. Benefit from a strong focus on the practical realities of classroom teaching and learning, using a problem-solving approach. Teaching is in small classes, allowing a good balance of individual, team and group work. You will have the opportunity to join in seminars involving discussion, debates, presentations, video-based activities, and practical research projects. Receive guidance throughout your studies, including extensive support in the form of tutorials, feedback on assignments, writing and study skills sessions, dissertation workshops, study group feedback... [-]

MSc

MSC in Accounting and Finance

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

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

This programme has been designed to enhance the specialist knowledge and skills of graduates who have already undertaken substantial accounting and finance studies at undergraduate degree level. Alternatively, if you have successfully achieved all of the ACCA Fundamental level papers you are eligible to apply. The programme covers a number of core themes including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), corporate reporting, corporate governance and risk management. Professional ethics, alongside the application of tools and models of finance theory to complex strategic corporate finance transactions are central to the programme. In addition, you will develop knowledge in implementing strategy in the context of both the external environment and internal business capabilities, and be able to evaluate performance implications of a given strategy. You will have the opportunity to engage with current business issues through specialist input and the completion of independent study. Your dissertation will normally take the form of an empirical piece of research. Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. Teaching staff on this programme are highly experienced practitioners and active researchers in their fields. As a student of the AFE Department, you will have complementary access to Bloomberg, the leading global platform used by the world’s leading banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics and research. The Business School is the only public sector ACCA platinum approved learning partner in the North of England. There are opportunities to focus... [-]

MSc in Advanced Computer Science

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

This course is aimed at Computing graduates who wish to specialise further in Computer Science improving their knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities. Our postgraduate courses are concerned with vocational education, and it is anticipated that the majority of MSc graduates will either enter employment (or continue) as IT/Computing professionals, or progress to doctoral work with a probable view to pursuing academic or research careers. You will study four specialist, advanced units including High Performance Computing and Big Data and Advanced Computer Networks and Operating Systems. A wide-range of optional units allow you to tailor your course to specialise in areas of your choice. A third of your MSc will consist of a solo project with individual supervision. This is supported by a series of seminars/workshops, but the emphasis is on student-centred learning and recognises expectations about student autonomy, typical of postgraduate level and also is part of the strategy to enhance your employability through the development of confidence, self-awareness and self-sufficiency. We are a member of the Oracle Academy and highly rated in terms of research. Our supervision and facilities are also excellent. Students successfully completing this degree title will: Understand concepts and be able to apply appropriate techniques across a broad range of specialist computing subjects Be able to carry out a research-informed, practical project involving system construction or experimentation work. Features and benefits of the course The School has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories which is supported by a dedicated team of technical... [-]

MSc in Animal Behaviour

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

The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. [+]

The MSc in Animal Behaviour addresses the interaction between environment, experience and physiology in the development and dynamics of behaviour. There is an applied element in terms of how the principles of animal behaviour can be applied to practical problems such as animal welfare and conservation. Students can gain experience of laboratory studies (of invertebrates) and field work. The programme features a strong numerical and research-orientated approach. A range of elective units are available, including Zoo Conservation Biology which takes place at Chester Zoo. There is also a compulsory residential field course in Poland or Tanzania. The MSc is completed by a research-based project which can be carried out overseas or in the UK. There are also opportunities to work within Manchester Met research projects in Tanzania, Kenya, the Philippines, Mauritius and Madeira. Features and benefits of the course We work with the College of African Wildlife Management and the Kenya Wildlife Service and are able to offer unique fieldwork experiences in Tanzania and Kenya. You will have the opportunity to stay for six weeks at one of our research bases in Tanzania or Kenya to collect data for your own research project. Course delivery is flexible and most lectures take place in the evening. Lectures, other course materials and assessment information are available via our online learning platform, Moodle. In the last ten years we’ve invested over £50 million in our home, John Dalton building, including high specification teaching and research facilities for biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, microbiology,... [-]

MSc in Banking and Finance

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

The MSc Banking and Finance is ideal for graduates who have not studied finance at undergraduate level. The programme would also be suitable for those who hold an undergraduate degree in a business, economics or similar subject, who would like to develop specialised knowledge in finance. It is therefore ideal for those seeking a career in the banking, finance or financial services sectors. The course may also be suitable for those who may not have a degree, but who possess relevant experience or professional qualifications. You will have the opportunity to engage with current business, banking and financial issues through specialist input and the completion of independent study. You will also be able to produce a substantial piece of original research into a banking or finance related issue. The course is career focused from both a capital and planning perspective and looks at the subjects of banking and finance from a holistic viewpoint. Whilst academic in format, the knowledge application and generic skills that you will learn have great relevance for a career in banking. During your studies, you may have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. As a student of the Accounting, Finance and Economics Department, you will have complementary access to Bloomberg, the leading global platform used by... [-]

MSc in Business Analytics

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

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of business analytics and business intelligence. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but possess relevant experience. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of business analytics and business intelligence. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but possess relevant experience. In today's organisations, technology is a business-critical resource integrated into the fabric of business operations. There is a growing recognition that businesses need to leverage big data in order to maximise competitive opportunities. This programme focuses on both of these elements in preparing you to achieve a balanced combination of technical competence coupled with an understanding of business intelligence. The programme will allow you to develop the acumen necessary to identify opportunities for the organisation through understanding data, as well as the ability to build a case for exploiting and deploying technological solutions. The familiarisation of information technology for analytics will develop your appreciation of how these can be integrated into business operations. This course is taught by experienced tutors with real world consultancy and research expertise in the field of digital business. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers A live consultancy project for your final dissertation Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. Extensive use of the University's online virtual learning... [-]

MSc in Cyber Security

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

The course aims to provide students with the skills to design, implement and manage computer-based systems security, using software and networking technologies. This title also includes the basic, key elements of forensic computing: forensics and the legal and ethical issues involved in any digital investigation. Students will gain a broad understanding of the different levels of computer and network security together with the basic phases of a forensic investigation and of computing in general. They will examine wireless communication systems; networks; operating systems and interfacing socket programming; servers and their security implications; and the planning and implementation of network security management, including security, risk analysis and disaster recovery planning. Features and benefits of the course The School has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories which is supported by a dedicated team of technical staff. Research in the School was rated 'internationally excellent' with some rated 'world-leading' in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our online virtual learning platform Moodle, provides access to lectures, course materials and assessment information. Classes are concentrated on certain days of the week to facilitate part-time students’ attendance and allow full-time students to undertake part-time employment if necessary. The School of Computing, Mathematics and Digital Technology is a member of the Oracle Academy. We are an academic partner of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP). This partner status recognises our expertise in the field of information and cyber security. We are also an Academy of the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)... [-]

MSc in Economic and Financial Analysis

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

This course is aimed at graduates who may have studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at undergraduate level. It is also suitable for those not holding a degree but who possess relevant professional qualifications or experience. The course aims to provide industry-ready professionals equipped with the skills needed for success in a variety of banking, finance, analysis, local government and regional development careers. You will be taught critical knowledge for Economic and Financial Analyst careers, and have extended opportunities to develop highly valued skills using industry-standard software (Bloomberg and Stata) in your analysis of real data to answer your own research questions. All this will be done in a challenging and thought provoking manner, which questions the traditional assumptions underlying many mainstream models of societies and economies to arrive at more useful perspectives. Following this course, you would have the ability to assess a new financial product or innovation in terms of its likely success or failure, and its overall effect on the financial system. You may also have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. As a student of the Accounting, Finance and Economics Department, you will have complementary access to Bloomberg, the leading global platform used by the world’s leading banks, corporations and government agencies for news, data, analytics... [-]

MSc in Electronic Engineering

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

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

This course covers the key components needed to design and implement modern electronic systems; the use of modern embedded systems for single chip solutions and higher power electronics; and links to renewable energy systems, fuel cells and hybrid vehicles. You will study the application of electronic systems and examine possible future uses. The course will improve your skills in the integration and control of electronic systems and link to image processing, the study of which is delivered by our world-leading imaging group. A project completes the MSc, allowing you to specialise in your chosen area of interest. Features and benefits of the course Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering division has risen 19 places in the Guardian University Guide 2017 and is now ranked 18th in the UK. Research in the School of Engineering was rated 'internationally excellent' in the 2014 Recent Excellence Framework (REF). The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January. A wide range of projects in renewable energy systems are available. You will study a strong mix of theory, practice and industrial case studies. ABOUT THE COURSE Our engineering Masters programmes are designed to meet the needs of an industry which looks to employ postgraduates who can learn independently and apply critical thinking to real-world problems. Many of the staff who teach in the School also have experience of working in industry and have well-established links and contacts in their industry sector, ensuring your education and training is relevant... [-]

MSc in Engineering Management

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

An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business and management. You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. [+]

An exciting collaboration between the University’s Business School and School of Engineering, this course aims to give engineers a deeper understanding of business and management. You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. The flexible nature of the course means you can choose any advanced engineering units. The business units cover the key components of business and management and give engineers valuable knowledge and insights into how people and organisations behave, an understanding of financial issues facing business and know-how to improve your management skills. You will carry out a research project which can be academic or industry-based. Features and benefits of the course The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January. This course provides you with the opportunity to select what you wish to study from a wide variety of engineering units. Benefit from multi-disciplinary working with business and engineering. Many of our academic staff who teach worked in their industry sector and have well-established links and contacts, ensuring that our curriculum is relevant for future employment. New £4m heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching. ABOUT THE COURSE You will study a number of engineering units to help keep your business skills and knowledge in an engineering context. The flexible nature of the course means you can choose any advanced engineering units. The business units cover the key components of business management and give engineers valuable knowledge... [-]

MSc in Environmental Management and Sustainable Development

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Crewe Manchester + 2 more

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

Designed with today’s environmental managers in mind this MSc integrates the scientific, social, economic and political factors involved environmental decision making. The course provides systematic understanding of the scientific background; critical awareness of the state of knowledge and the burden of proof requirement; comprehensive knowledge of the policy and regulatory frameworks; and a practical understanding of management methodologies for best practise. The programme’s vocational aspect is supplemented by in-depth case studies, field practitioner expertise and the opportunity for a placement-based research project. Features and benefits of the course The School has a well established reputation in the field of environmental management and hosts world-class research and education in atmospheric and sustainability issues to encourage responsible development. The course is supplemented by in-depth case studies and the involvement of practitioners in the field which enhances the vocational aspect of the course further. This cross-discipline programme is offered both on a part-time and full-time basis in order to meet the learning needs of both busy professionals as well as new graduates. The School of Science and the Environment has been awarded several Green Apple awards for Excellence in Environmental Education and Practice. In addition to the virtual learning environment, Moodle, there is a dedicated website containing all the information that Environemental Management and Sustainable Development students need in one place. We are home to leading research groups such as the Centre for Aviation Transport and the Environment, who were part of the Nobel Peace Prize winning team for work on climate change,... [-]

MSc in Human Resource Management

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

This course is designed to help you develop your career in HR management. It is suitable for graduates who have studied any subject who wish to secure their first HR job, or those taking a break and wishing to re-train or re-focus their career. Our MSc HRM is a dual award programme accredited by CIPD, giving full exemption against their Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM. [+]

This course is designed to help you develop your career in HR management. It is suitable for graduates who have studied any subject who wish to secure their first HR job, or those taking a break and wishing to re-train or re-focus their career. Our MSc HRM is a dual award programme accredited by CIPD, giving full exemption against their Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM. If you are studying a CIPD Diploma qualification, you are required to join the CIPD as a student member at the start of your programme. Upon successful completion of your studies, you will automatically become an Associate professional member which will entitle you to use Assoc CIPD after your name. This ensures that your qualification is recognised by CIPD and that you receive access to HR and development resources and student resources to support you in your study and throughout your career. It also means you’ll avoid paying a non-registration fee. Please note that students join CIPD as individual members, so membership fees are payable directly to CIPD. Features and benefits of the course You will receive an excellent grounding in all aspects of HR, developing your knowledge and practical skills, and focusing particularly on how a strategic approach to HR can add value to organisation The Business School has a long-standing reputation for excellence in teaching human resource management to the CIPD standards. Our programme has been designed to provide an ideal foundation for your career in HRM/HRD or related fields The Postgraduate... [-]

MSc in Information Systems

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Information Systems is concerned with software (and to a lesser extent hardware) that gathers, stores, processes and manages data and communications within an organisation and is at the heart of any large scale enterprise. [+]

Information Systems is concerned with software (and to a lesser extent hardware) that gathers, stores, processes and manages data and communications within an organisation and is at the heart of any large scale enterprise. The key areas of study are databases, object oriented programming, systems analysis, networks, digital media systems and information systems management and strategy. The course is designed to enable a career change to Information Systems or update and broaden knowledge and skills if you are already working in the field. A third of your MSc will consist of a solo Information Systems project with individual supervision normally in a non-technical area. This is supported by a series of seminars/workshops, but the emphasis is on student-centred learning and recognises expectations about student autonomy, typical of postgraduate level and also is part of the strategy to enhance your employability through the development of confidence, self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It is possible to switch between MSc Information Systems and MSc Computing as you develop your areas of specialism and own interests in this exciting field. Features and benefits of the course The School has an extensive range of equipment in our own specialist laboratories which is supported by a dedicated team of technical staff. Research in the School was rated 'internationally excellent' with some rated 'world-leading' in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Our online virtual learning platform Moodle, provides access to lectures, course materials and assessment information. Classes are concentrated on certain days of the week to facilitate part-time students’... [-]

MSc in International Business Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management and apply this understanding to an international business context. [+]

Aimed at those who have studied a business related degree at undergraduate level or equivalent, or who possess considerable workplace experience, this course is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of management and apply this understanding to an international business context. Internationally focused, studies draw on sustainable and ethical management, covering core areas such as international strategy and the global environment, allowing you to gain thorough understanding of theoretical and conceptual global management practices. The Specialist Stream unit enables you to focus on a particular professional area of your choice such as Marketing, Logistics Management, Project Management, HR, Finance, Digital Business or Strategy. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in: Option to undertake an additional 12 month internship Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients A live consultancy project for your final dissertation This course is taught at the Business School by an international team of research-active specialists and your learning is informed by our research activities from our Centre for International Business and Innovation. Features and benefits of the course: You will have the option to take a one-year internship as part of this Masters progamme, allowing you to gain up to 12 months of employment experience. You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus in central Manchester. Extensive use of the University's online virtual learning portal... [-]

MSc in International Finance And Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

Ideal for graduates with a degree in a business, economics or finance/accounting related discipline (minimum good UK honours degree 2:2), this programme has been designed for those seeking to develop a financial management career in either the public or private sector. You will study topics relating to international finance processes and there will be an emphasis on assessing performance management, risk and management accounting. You will have the opportunity to engage with current business issues through specialist input and the completion of independent study. During your studies, you may have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. Teaching staff on this programme are highly experienced practitioners and active researchers in their fields. Read more about the staff from the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics. All graduates from the MSc International Finance and Management course will be eligible to sit the CIMA Gateway paper which will fast track them to the CIMA Strategic Level. The route requires you to sit a single three hour exam in either May or November each year. It assesses your knowledge of the material covered in the management level of the CIMA Professional Qualification. Once you have passed, you will be awarded the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting and be granted examptions from all certificate,... [-]

MSc in International Human Resource Management

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

This course is designed to help you develop a career in Human Resource Management (HRM). It is particularly suitable if some, or all, of your career will involve working outside the UK or if you have an interest in global employment issues. Our MSc in International HRM is fully accredited by the UK professional body Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). [+]

This course is designed to help you develop a career in Human Resource Management (HRM). It is particularly suitable if some, or all, of your career will involve working outside the UK or if you have an interest in global employment issues. Our MSc in International HRM is fully accredited by the UK professional body Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You will receive an excellent grounding in all aspects of international HR, developing your knowledge and practical skills, and focussing particularly on how a strategic approach to HR can add value to organisations across the globe. The course is taught by an experienced team of lecturers, many of whom have extensive experience as HR professionals, and others who are actively researching and publishing in the field. The course includes a work placement, and the opportunity of a live research project leading to your dissertation. It also includes a residential event and a visit to the CIPD’s national conference. Features and benefits of the course Manchester Met Business School has a long-standing reputation for excellence in teaching Human Resource Management to the CIPD Standards. Our programme has been designed to provide an ideal foundation for your career in HRM/HRD or related fields, including international HRM This course meets the advanced professional standards set by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), it is accredited by CIPD, and gives full exemption from their level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM. Upon successful completion of your qualification, and depending on your... [-]

MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

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

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed by this fast-paced industry. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of business or management and is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of logistics and supply chain management. Modern business practices rely on accurate logistics and reliable, dependable supply chains. The smooth operation of these crucial aspects of company operations affects the profitability and reputation of any organisation that supplies business-to-business or business-to-consumer. Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS), this course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed by this fast-paced industry. Alongside topics such as strategic sourcing, contract and stakeholder management, and risk management, you also study information technology and information systems. This reflects the revolutionary impact the internet and e-commerce have had on logistics and supply chain management and how they continue to drive innovation. You also engage in contemporary issues that influence industry practices such as ethical sourcing, reducing CO2 emissions and government policies that affect transport and infrastructure investments (road, rail, aviation and maritime). During your studies, you may have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients A live consultancy project for your final dissertation. Features and benefits of the course You will be taught in the Business School’s £75 million teaching and research headquarters on All Saints Campus. This programme is... [-]

MSc in Marketing

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of marketing management. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for both UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of marketing management. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. This course is also approved and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In an international business climate, which has undergone tumultuous economic change during the last decade, graduates with excellent marketing awareness and management skills have never been in greater demand. The shifting balance in world trade, the emergence of fast growing economies plus an increasing pool of world consumers means that businesses need to be increasingly focused on how they develop their competitive marketing strategies. The applied nature of this course ensures that you study the latest thinking and techniques within the discipline of marketing and acquire the capabilities to enhance your employability and career prospects. More specifically, this course will develop your awareness for and critical understanding of the latest issues within the discipline of marketing, marketing strategy and consumer behaviour. The course is taught by highly experienced academic tutors and industry practitioners, who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the challenges posed in today’s business environment. The course combines strong academic principles and theories but examines these within a focused and applied teaching approach. Contemporary business issues are discussed within appropriate academic and practical contexts whilst students develop their knowledge... [-]

MSc in Marketing (Creative Advertising)

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of advertising. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of marketing or business and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of advertising. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. Advertising and management skills are in high demand, with graduates working at all ends of the advertising spectrum from traditional print-based advertising to digital media. Commercial, theoretical and creative units are combined to provide graduates of this programme with a significant advantage in this fast-paced and dynamic industry. The programme is taught by industry professionals and highly experienced tutors, who are able to draw upon their substantial experience in marketing, digital and creative advertising management to bring lectures to life and help direct practical student projects. Approved and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing this programme has excellent professional links nationally and internationally - Manchester is acknowledged as a world-leader in digital marketing activity. Completing the programme can enhance your career prospects, as graduates will have the digital, creative and cutting-edge business skills required by advertising agencies internationally. The MSc Marketing (Creative Advertising) is designed to ensure you will study the latest thinking and techniques within the discipline of creative advertising and acquire the skills and capabilities to become a “work ready graduate”. More specifically, the programme will develop your creative thinking skills in helping to create and implement effective creative advertising solutions to complex advertising challenges.... [-]

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

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

Your studies will span advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. You will build complex models of dynamics, static and thermo fluid systems using latest industry-standard software. You will use finite element analysis to evaluate heat, stress and fluid flow problems. [+]

Your studies will span advanced mechanical sciences theory, simulation and practice. You will build complex models of dynamics, static and thermo fluid systems using latest industry-standard software. You will use finite element analysis to evaluate heat, stress and fluid flow problems. Failure mechanisms in real world systems and components will be investigated through fatigue analysis; you will also examine multi-body dynamic systems and turbulent fluid dynamic motion. Your chosen specialist Masters project makes up one third of the overall course. You will also learn from industry case studies. All units provide real-world engineering problems, case studies and practical techniques using state-of-the-art hardware and the latest, industry-standard software for design, experimentation and evaluation. The units typically have a good balance of practical and theoretical work. Much of the practical work is computer based. Features and benefits of the course Engineering facilities are excellent with a new £4m heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching in surface engineering, materials and dynamics, and state-of-the-art kit including rapid prototyping machines and water jet cutters. Research in the School of Engineering was rated 'internationally excellent' in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF). You will learn from industrial case studies and use the latest, industry standard software. The main student intake is in September but it is also possible to begin studying in January. ABOUT THE COURSE Engineering facilities are excellent with a new £4million heavy engineering workshop for research and teaching in surface engineering, materials and dynamics, and state-of-the-art kit including rapid prototyping machines... [-]

MSc in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health. [+]

Accredited by IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), upon successful completion of your studies you are entitled to Graduate Member status of the Institution. This is the leading global professional body in occupational safety and health. Workplace safety and worker health is increasingly significant in tackling wider societal issues around morbidity, early mortality and the influences of lifestyle on individuals and communities. This programme is a comprehensive study into the current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing 21st century Health and Safety. It introduces the student to the multitude of factors that are influential in workplace safety and health. The course has extensive practical emphasis, with regular site visits to a variety of industrial and commercial settings. The knowledge acquired is applied to risk assessment, management and compliance requirements, to maintaining workplace safety, and to building infrastructure and compliance systems. Demand for qualified individuals who can make a significant impact in the workplace environment on the health and safety of employees is high, with excellent starting salaries and progression. Features and benefits of the course Registration and Graduate membership of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Improved opportunities for promotion/employability due to Continuing Professional Development requirements and changes in the service provision nationally Strengthened enterprise/research skills Greater depth of knowledge/degree of critical and analytical thinking Improved transferable skills Improved postgraduate employability across a range of sectors ABOUT THE COURSE This course has been designed to benefit those who currently work... [-]

MSc in Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This exceptionally practical course addresses the key factors that underpin the successful delivery of projects. Your studies will cover how to manage the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects of a project and the tools and techniques available to you. [+]

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of project management. The course also includes two units accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). Project management skills are in demand in almost every sector and increasingly they are an essential requirement for many different job roles. The programme is suitable for professionals and graduates who are looking to develop their project management skills as well as project management specialists who want a recognised qualification that supports the experience they have gained in employment. This exceptionally practical course addresses the key factors that underpin the successful delivery of projects. Your studies will cover how to manage the technical, cultural, political and financial aspects of a project and the tools and techniques available to you. People are a crucial part of any project’s success and you will consider how to adeptly manage challenges such as power disputes between colleagues, skills development issues and maintaining motivational levels for long-term projects. Through case studies and scenario-based exercises, you also look at how professionals in different sectors manage multiple projects and multi-task across teams. The programme incorporates a virtual, computer-based experience for project management learning and an innovative syllabus on the challenging issue of sustainability in project management. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in: Industry visits to real companies Short term internships with local employers Live business projects for real clients A live consultancy project for your final dissertation. Features and benefits of... [-]

MSc in Public Relations

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of public relations (PR) and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of PR. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience. Combining a unique blend of academic and practical public relations skills, the course will enable you to develop a successful career in an incredibly dynamic sector. With a strong emphasis on application of knowledge to practice industry skills such as PR writing, media relations, digital communications and client management are underpinned by academic rigour focusing on PR strategy, campaign planning and PR specialisms. You will have the opportunity to work with real clients, including individually creating a press pack for use by a client, in addition to working as part of an account team on a live PR project. You will be able to network with professional PR practitioners and guest speakers, and have the option to undertake an internship to gain additional work experience. Completing the programme will enhance your career prospects, equipping you with the skills required by PR consultancies as well as private and public sector organisations. Features and benefits of the course This programme has an advanced standing route for mature students who have relevant professional qualifications or who have previously studied for a postgraduate certificate or diploma. Through advanced standing we can give you academic credit for your current qualifications. Consequently you only... [-]

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Master of Landscape Architecture

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

Based within Manchester School of Architecture and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Master of Landscape Architecture is a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast growing, global profession. [+]

Based within Manchester School of Architecture and awarded by Manchester Metropolitan University, the Master of Landscape Architecture is a route to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast growing, global profession. The MLA combines an emphasis on individual practice and an exploratory, experimental approach, with a strong professional underpinning. It is both a conversion course for graduates of related subject areas and a final postgraduate year of education for landscape graduates. The subject has been taught at Manchester Met for over 40 years. Our graduates are world leaders in the profession and have gone on to impressive careers nationally and internationally. Alumni include James Corner of Field Operations, lead designer for the New York Highline, and Jason Prior of Aecom, responsible for the Olympic Park masterplans in London and Rio de Janeiro. As a part of the Manchester School of Architecture, based within Manchester School of Art, students have access to an impressive range of workshop and studio facilities, based in an award winning building, and all just a few minutes’ walk from the city centre. Features and benefits of the course A two-year, 300 credit programme, leading to an internationally recognised qualification in a fast growing profession. A conversion course for graduates of related subject areas and final year of study for graduates of accredited UK undergraduate landscape courses. Part 1 provides a broad foundation in the discipline, and supports the development of core design and communication skills. Part 2 promotes the exploration of individual design practice through experimental... [-]

Master of Public Administration

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

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is increasingly characterised by open networks, devolved decision-making and a mesh of public, private and civil society stakeholders all trying to influence the direction of public policy. [+]

Public administration is at the heart of our political systems and policy outcomes are a key way by which we engage with the social and political environment. It is increasingly characterised by open networks, devolved decision-making and a mesh of public, private and civil society stakeholders all trying to influence the direction of public policy. The key areas of health, welfare, ethics, trade, aid and disaster management are analysed, with a spotlight on the dramatic and innovative public services changes in the UK and the wider international context. This course provides insight into policy transfer between states in the international community and the shaping frameworks of international organisations, as well as considering the historical and cultural reasons why there remain significant differences in policy trajectories, public service management and service delivery. Features and benefits of the course - The opportunity for cross-campus working with international partner universities - The opportunity to take a placement with a public service partner organisation in the region - To engage with a mix of traditional and blended learning environments - The opportunity to develop a wide range of analytic, presentation and other professional skills ABOUT THE COURSE This course provides insight into policy transfer between states in the international community and the shaping frameworks of international organisations, as well as considering the historical and cultural reasons why there remain significant difference in policy trajectories, public service management and service delivery. Typical units of study may include You will study the following core units and... [-]

MFA in Design: Jewellery

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4  August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

This course asks you to question not only your own practice, but also the essence of what we understand as jewellery itself. Jewellery’s function is diverse and complex, from personal adornment to political statement, and the materials and processes that reflect this are as equally diverse. [+]

This course asks you to question not only your own practice, but also the essence of what we understand as jewellery itself. Jewellery’s function is diverse and complex, from personal adornment to political statement, and the materials and processes that reflect this are as equally diverse. The wearable object, perhaps more than any other, has manifold relationships with people, its rich history is loaded with social significance and visual language. This route calls students to question the ways in which, jewellery communicates, and the role the wearable plays in contemporary society. Exploration of both hands-on and digital innovation is encouraged in the development of design, making and communication practices. There is access to an extensive range of material and CAD/CAM workshop facilities and opportunities to experience a diverse range of creative cultures, including related design and craft disciplines such as Graphic and Fashion Design. Features and benefits of the course Design Network Based in the heart of the School of Art, MA/MFA Design: Jewellery is part of an innovative design network — a community of staff and students exploring design ideas in a discursive, cross-disciplinary studio environment. Critically informed practical designers, the group works experimentally, inspired by new insights and possibilities. While studying towards a particular qualification at MA/MFA level, students experience their subject in the broader context of contemporary design practice. Specialist Environment Dedicated spaces for the postgraduate community have been developed to enable the postgraduate community to flourish. These spaces, for thinking and practice, are located centrally within... [-]

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Manchester Metropolitan University,
All Saints Building, All Saints

Manchester, England, M15 6BH GB
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Manchester Metropolitan University,
Cheshire Campus,
Crewe Green Road

Crewe, England, CW1 5DU GB
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