Taught course


University of Bolton · Faculty of Wellbeing and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You must have at least a lower second class honours degree (2.2), or an equivalent qualification, in a business or management-related subject. If you have not studied your previous qualifications in English a TOEFL score of at least 575 (written)/230 (computer-based) or an academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 will be required.


Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is intended for bright graduates wishing to prepare more fully for a career in business and management and who seek to improve their prospects of securing a valued management career.

It is aimed at those who lack the work experience to undertake an MBA, but who want to develop their understanding of management and their powers of critical evaluation of business scenarios. It can also act as preparation for those who may be considering undertaking research or research degrees in the field of management.

The School of Business and Creative Technologies at the University of Bolton has a long track record of management development courses at postgraduate level and this degree draws on the commitment and expertise of well qualified, highly experienced senior staff.

You will learn about the latest developments in management thinking and develop your abilities to grasp, evaluate and propose solutions to complex management scenarios. The course is intended to challenge existing management thinking and offers recent and relevant insights into the complexities of the management process.

Your grasp of pragmatic and theoretical approaches will be honed by the development of critical faculties to enhance your employment prospects and prepare you for the world of management.

No matter what part of industry or commerce you wish to work in, the MA Management degree will assist you in gaining a critical understanding of the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations and equip you with the analytical and critical faculties to identify potential solutions. These qualities are sought by prestigious employers.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 - 18 months

Course contact details

University of Bolton Enquiries
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