This degree allows you to focus solely on general business, or to select modules in the wine industry, food production, equine management, agriculture, or international business to contextualise your studies in a sector of your choice
There is variety in the styles of teaching by lecturers, and also guest speakers from an assortment of industries, which helps to provide you with different perspectives on a range of topics., Graduate
The business world is complex, fast-moving and exciting, and demands high-calibre employees with substantial business, management, and financial skills.
This course will allow you to focus solely on business, or to select modules in the wine industry, food production, equine management, agriculture, or international business to contextualise your studies in a sector of your choice.
This course is for graduates who want to acquire a Masters degree in business management. It is designed to accommodate graduates from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines, and is well-suited to international as well as UK students.
The MSc in Business Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute. Upon successful completion of the degree, you will be awarded CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and will therefore become a Member of the Chartered Management Institute (MCMI). You can then apply to the CMI for full Chartered Manager status if you wish.
he course is offered full-time over 12 months, or part-time over two, three or four years.
You will study eight modules in the autumn and spring terms; six core modules followed by two elective modules. The Research Project is then undertaken, to be submitted the following April.
You will learn through lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials, case studies and group project, as well as visits to and from national and international companies.
Modules are assessed through continuous assessment and final examinations.
- 4086 Financial Management
- 4087 Economics and Policy
- 4088 Marketing Planning and Strategy
- 4089 Personal and Organisational Change
- 4090 Business Strategy
- 4091 Research Methodology
- 4106 Dissertation
Plus TWO additional modules, selected from:
- 3084 Entrepreneurship
- 4011 Equine Industry
- 4012 Farm Business Management
- 4014 Food Chain
- 4023 Operations Management
- 4219 Sustainable Agricultural Business Principles
- 4221 International Agribusiness Finance and Investment
- 4226 Entrepreneurship for Rural Tourism and Events
- 4227 Rural Event Management
- 4228 New Product Development in the Agri-Food Industry
- 4229 Adaptive Management in a Complex World
A minimum 2.2 honours degree from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a comparable international institution.
Students whose first language is not English must achieve a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
Applicants without a first degree but with acceptable professional qualifications and/or acceptable management experience may also be considered.
Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. This usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or trailing module fees, re-sit fees or dissertation extensions).
For the academic year 2018/19 the tuition fees for this course are:
|Full-time||£7,500 per year||£11,550 per year|
The tuition fees quoted for 2018 applicants may rise in line with inflation, subject to government policy.
For full details, please visit the fees and funding webpage.
The University offers a range of generous fee waivers and bursaries. To find out more about the scholarships, awards and bursaries available, please visit the scholarships webpage.
Upon graduation, you will be well equipped to take on a management role within a rural business, or develop a career in general business management. Our graduates have gone on to become:
- Farm Business Manager
- Finance Manager
- Investment Manager
- Management Consultant
Our employers include:
- Old Mill
- Millar Cameron
Applications to study for postgraduate degrees need to be made directly through the University.
You can now apply via our website, using the online application form.
Alternatively, if you are unable access the online form you can call Admissions on 01285 889 912, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We recommend applicants keep a copy of the completed form for their records.