Taught course

Management with Integrated Pre-Masters MSc

Queen Mary, University of London · Business Management

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Entry requirements

Degree requirements Additional information Degree
  • At least a pass in a full first degree that is equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree
  • We will consider most degree subjects
  • We expect applicants to have passed all final year modules. Awards with failed modules in the final year of academic study will be considered on a case by case basis at the discretion of the academic department
Diploma of Higher Education
  • A UK Diploma of Higher Education (Level 5) with at least 55% overall, or the overseas equivalent
  • We will consider most subjects areas
  • We expect applicants to have passed all final year modules. Awards with failed modules in the final year of academic study will be considered on a case by case basis at the discretion of the academic department

Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Designed for those without a business background, this Management masters offers high-level training across the most compelling areas of business. This course will arm you with specialist knowledge of topics such as strategy, innovation and organisational behaviour.

  • Learn in a truly international environment (your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries)
  • Build presentation skills in various media formats with access to our state-of-the-art Media Lab
  • What you'll study

    Our two year Management MSc with Integrated Graduate Diploma combines a one-year postgraduate degree with a bespoke Pre-Masters programme year. Designed for non-business graduates who may not have any prior knowledge of management or business, this programme delivers sophisticated management and provides an excellent basis for employment in the private or state sector and for further academic study. It equips you with the skills needed to become a successful manager.

    The subject content and teaching methodology employed in the Pre-Masters year builds a skills set for successful participation over the remainder of the programme, with the second year enabling you to apply these skills to a variety of business and management-related subject areas in more depth.

    Through a mix of lectures, seminars and guest lecturers, you will gain a real-world understanding of key management issues and the technical know-how to implement strategies on an organisational and corporate level. You’ll develop theoretical and practical skills and engage with current debates on management issues. Topics covered include:

    • - finance and accounting
    • - marketing in an international environment
    • - strategic management
    • - organisational behaviour
    • - change in volatile environments
    • - corporate social responsibility.


    • - Five compulsory modules
    • - Three elective modules
    • - 10,000-word dissertation
    • - Optional non-credit-bearing professional skills module

Information for international students

English language requirements

If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    September start, 24 months. January start, 20 months. Programme changes for 2020 At Queen Mary, we have been adapting to the challenges of Covid-19 so we are ready for the new academic year, with all the academic, pastoral and community support you need to settle in and thrive. For your chosen programme of study, the result is an innovative blended learning offering, giving you access to a world-class education whether or not you can join us on campus from September. For more information, please visit our dedicated FAQ pages.

Course contact details

School of Business and Management
+44 (0) 20 7882 2166