Taught course

Management (MLitt)

Institution
University of St Andrews · School of Management
Qualifications
MLitt

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 undergraduate Honours degree in a subject other than business or management from the UK or the equivalent international qualification. Students with a background in business or management are advised to consider the MLitt International Business or the MLitt Marketing programmes.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Masters in Management is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Management.

Highlights

  • This programme is designed for students from a non-business discipline with little or no work experience.
  • Student who successfully complete the programme will receive accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute.
  • Students gain important analytical and management skills required to obtain a professional position with managerial responsibilities or a leadership role within an organisation.
  • The course provides a solid foundation in contemporary management methods and core business principals.

Teaching format

Teaching is delivered through a mixture of core and optional modules using a range of delivery methods including lectures, small group tutorials, workshops and seminars. The average lecture size is 30 students, however, in some cases there will be seminars of 15 to 18 students or larger lectures with up to 100 students, which would normally be augmented by small group tutorials.

Assessment comprises a combination of coursework and examinations. Over the summer months, students undertake a research project culminating in a written dissertation of 15,000 words. You will attend a weekly series of lectures and workshops focusing on research methods and other topics to help prepare you for the dissertation.

Accreditation

Students who successfully complete the programme will receive accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Modules

The modules in this programme have varying methods of delivery and assessment. Typically, each module consists of three to five contact hours per week including lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment is either entirely by coursework or through a combination of coursework (50%) and a two-hour end-of-semester examination (50%).

For more details of each module, including weekly contact hours, teaching methods and assessment, please see the latest module catalogue which is for the 2017–2018 academic year; some elements may be subject to change for 2018 entry.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,360
International students
EU: £10,360  Overseas: £20,980

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Secretary
Email
pgmanagement@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1334 46 2200