Taught course

Business and Management

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Department of Business and Management - Generalist Business
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with a minimum score of 6.0 in all individual components, or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why take this course?

This dynamic programme will prepare you for a wide variety of different careers in all kinds of organisations, It will provide you with the knowledge and skills in order to ‘hit the ground running’ once you graduate and move into a business or management role. It will particularly suit those of you who wish to pursue a broad-based postgraduate management Master’s.

What will I experience?

On this course you can:

  • Use case studies to analyse complex problems, explore the uncertainties involved, evaluate possible solutions and plan their implementation
  • Participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss your work with lecturers and other students
  • Tap in to our Library’s vast selection of electronic resources, which can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection

What opportunities might it lead to?

Once you graduate, you’ll gain an established and internationally recognised qualification that will equip you for employment in a wide range of business settings, both in the UK and overseas.

Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:

business development and consultancy

  • Recruitment
  • E-marketing
  • Publicity
  • Financial and risk analysis

This course has EPAS accreditation, which is a scheme operated by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) a European network that promotes and enhances excellence in management development internationally. This means that you will benefit from studying a course which is recognised for its high quality student experiences of internationalisation and corporate engagement.

Module Details

For module details, please see the University of Portsmouth course page.

Programme Assessment

Our friendly and supportive environment uses formal lectures and seminars to provide the basis for the development of relevant knowledge, further enhanced by activity-based case studies.

We ensure a balance in assessment approaches to suit differing learning styles. Here’s how we assess your work:

  • individual and group coursework
  • examinations
  • online activities
  • practical exercises
  • your choice of independent research

Student Destinations

This course enables you to pursue a broad range of management careers in the private and public sector and is ideally suited as an early career step into a wide range of business or management roles and responsibilities. You may find careers as management graduate trainees, financial analysts, commercial managers, trainee traders and technical business consultants. You may even want to start your own business or consider further study towards an MBA.

Roles our graduates have taken on include:

  • market researcher
  • business development officer
  • recruitment consultant
  • sales and marketing coordinator
  • account manager

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time: £9,200 p/a* Part time: £3,070 p/a**Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Full time: £14,000 p/a* Part time: £4,670 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
bal-enquiries@port.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 9284 2991