A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above with at least an average mark of 55%, or equivalent professional qualification.
Months of entry
To deal effectively with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment, managers need both intellectual and practical skills.
The course provides the broad-ranging management knowledge, and intellectual and practical skills that contemporary managers need to deal effectively with the challenges of an increasingly complex business environment. You learn to challenge preconceptions and to remove subject/functional boundaries in order to handle strategic situations holistically. You are given an opportunity to develop the ability to analyse, synthesise and solve complex unstructured business and management problems.
This course offers an environment for effective and collaborative learning and encourages you to take responsibility for your own learning through the use of student-centred approaches. It also offers you the opportunity to attend a range of career-enhancing events and provides you with access to potential employers. In addition, your studies benefit from company visits, simulations, case studies and a guest lecture series featuring international speakers and industry leaders.Assessment
Modules are assessed by a combination of briefing papers, reports, essays, group presentations, group project reports, unseen exams and a research project.
We continue to develop and update our modules for 2017 entry to ensure you have the best student experience. In addition to the course structure below, you may find it helpful to refer to the Modules list. Modules may be subject to change.
Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.
- Accounting for Decision Makers
- Change and Leadership
- Global Business
- Personal and Professional Development
- Research Methods (Management)
- Research Project (Management)
- Strategic Management - Business Management Course
Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests.
- Accounting, Organisations and Society
- Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
- Business Communication Skills
- Global Marketing
- Information and Communication Technology Policy and Strategy
- Information Systems and Management
- Intercultural Business Communication
- International Entrepreneurship
- International Human Resource Management
- Management of Negotiation
- Management, Innovation and Organisational Performance
- Managing Intellectual Property
- Managing Knowledge
- Managing Operations and Quality (Spring)
- Managing Virtual Projects
- The Business Context in East Asia
- The Business Context in Emerging Economies
- The Business Context in Europe
Information for international students
Fees and funding
Please visit our website for latest fees information: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/business-management-and-economics/management-msc
The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Student Recruitment Services
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