Birkbeck, University of London
Normally at least a second-Class Honours degree in any subject area from a UK university or a non-UK equivalent. A professional or other qualification obtained by written examinations approved by the College. Relevant experience, supporting statements and references may be taken into consideration, especially in the case of non-standard applications. If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, our usual requirement is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.
Students complete 8 modules (totalling 120 credits).
You study 2 compulsory modules - Research Methods in Management 1 and Principles of Organization and Management - and choose an option 1 'inside the firm' module and an option 2 'outside the firm' module. You then choose 1 further module from either the option 1 or option 2 modules.
You also choose a further 3 modules from within the Department of Management or Department of Organizational Psychology (or 45 credit points in another department, subject to approval).
You also write a 12,000-word dissertation (worth 60 credits).
Principles of Organization and Management;
Research Methods in Management I .
Group 1 option modules:
International Business Ethics;
International Business Strategy;
Leadership and Performance Management;
Perspectives on Organization;
Principles of Marketing;
Strategic Management (Postgraduate);
Sustainable Business Practice .
Group 2 option modules:
Comparative Employment Relations;
Economics for Managers;
Entrepreneurship and Innovation;
Globalization: forces, players and management;
Innovation and the Knowledge Economy;
Innovation Systems: Networks and Social Capital;
International Business and Economic Development;
International Business: Theories and Issues;
The Business Environment: International and Comparative Perspectives;
The Creative Industries: Theory and Contexts;
Trust Social Norms and Development .
MSc Management dissertation .
You complete 6 modules and a dissertation. You can choose to follow an MRes or an MPhil pathway.
If you study full-time over 1 year, you take 3 compulsory modules and choose 1 further compulsory module in quantitative methods from 3 possible choices.
You also choose option modules worth 15-30 credits, depending on which quantitative methods module you choose. You can choose option modules from any postgraduate option module available within the Department of Management. You can also choose to study option modules offered by other departments, subject to approval.
You also complete a dissertation worth 90 modules.
If you study part-time over 2 years, you take 2 compulsory modules and choose 1 further compulsory module in quantitative methods from 3 possible choices in Year 1.
In Year 2, you take 1 compulsory module and choose option modules worth 15-30 credits, depending on which quantitative methods module you choose. You can choose option modules from any postgraduate option module available within the Department of Management. You can also choose to study option modules offered by other departments, subject to approval.
You also complete a dissertation worth 60 modules.
A combination of examinations, coursework and a 12,000-word dissertation.
A combination of examinations, coursework and a 20,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2017||-||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2017||-||2 years|
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