Taught course

Global Business Ethics and Philosophy of Management

University of Southampton · Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree or equivalent in a business, humanities, or social sciences subject.

Applicants should also submit a writing sample of up to 2000 words on a topic of their choice. This need not be a philosophy essay but should show clarity of thought and analysis.

Months of entry


Course content

Enhance your knowledge of issues in business and organisational ethics. Explore fundamental concepts in the philosophy of value and management. You’ll examine issues in current management practices and a range of modern ethical and political challenges.

Our rapidly changing world raises difficult ethical questions for businesses. These include debates surrounding the treatment of employees and customers, and concerns about advancing technologies like artificial intelligence. This course will prepare you to engage critically with this evolving world of work and the ethical questions it poses.

Information for international students

English language: Band C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/funding/postgraduate.page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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