Taught course


University of Exeter · Business School

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 with honours or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised university. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

  • Rated one of the world’s best in the 2019 Financial Times Masters in Management Rankings
  • Improve your practical skills by working on live business projects
  • Benefit from our Careers Camp and dedicated support from our Careers Coach
  • Tailor your programme to your aspirations with specialist options in term three

The future of work is being rapidly transformed by disruptive technology and change. The leaders of tomorrow need the skills to be resilient and the knowledge to navigate the complex global workplace. Launch your international career in Business with the Exeter Masters in Management (MIM) programme.

This programme is ideal if you do not have previous business and management subject experience as it will equip you with all the essential knowledge and skills to be able to thrive in a dynamic and ever changing business environment. It is also suitable if you are looking to grow your knowledge in areas such as: strategy, future trends, leadership, operational management, marketing and business analytics. With our research-led teaching, we will give you a fresh new approach to these, and other topics to prepare you to succeed in a variety of management roles across a range of sectors.

You will study with people from all around the world who come from a wide range of academic backgrounds, giving you the opportunity to expand your network and learn about working with, and doing business with other cultures. Throughout the programme we work with businesses to learn from their expertise and enable you to work on live projects, in order to improve your practical business and management skills. You can also choose between a dissertation, business project, summer school or work placement in term three to tailor your programme to your chosen career path.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements IELTS (Academic)

  • At least 7.0 overall and no less than 6.0 in any other section.


  • At least 100 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

  • 65 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Other accepted tests

Information about other acceptable tests of linguistic ability can be found on our English language requirements page.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

At the University of Exeter Business School, we want to ensure studying for a Masters remains accessible to the brightest minds of the future, regardless of financial background. We therefore have a range of scholarships for outstanding students.

Postgraduate loans of up to £10,906 are now available. Find out more about whether you are eligible and how you can apply by visiting our postgraduate loans scheme pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Business School Postgraduate Admissions Officer
+44 (0) 1392 726679