Taught course

Retail Management

Cranfield University · Leadership and Management

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd class UK honours degree, or a professional qualification and work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is highly relevant for future leaders in the retail industry. Whether you intend to join a major retailer, become a retail-focused consultant, lead your own retail business, or build your management career working for organisations across the sector, this course is for you.

You will cover a breadth of topics including digital and multi-channel retailing, international retail, marketing strategy, branding and communications, supply chains and procurement, strategic management and management consulting.

Designed with leading companies and senior practitioners this course gives you up-to-date knowledge and skills in the key areas of managing a retail business.

Practical skills are developed through your participation in business simulations, a consultancy project, case studies, interactions with practitioners, on-site visits to retailers and a Study Tour to Paris.

The diverse, multi-national cohort provides an international learning opportunity enabling you to share retail industry insight and experience.

Our unique, self-contained campus, just one hour from London, offers a friendly postgraduate-focused learning environment, with unrivalled access to lecturers, career development professionals and support staff.

99% of Cranfield School of Management MSc students seeking employment are employed within 3 months of graduation.

Fees and funding

For details of any funding or bursaries that may be available, please contact the Enquiries Office.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries Office
+44 (0)1234 758008