Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Strategic Business Management

This part-time, distance learning, online programme is for registered CIMA members who hold current associate or fellow membership status. Tuition is delivered through an interactive student portal with sophisticated online learning materials, dedicated one to one online support from academic supervisors and access to the University's digital business library. There are no set lecture times and students can work through the units at their own pace although most students complete the course in a year. This course gives students the opportunity to top-up their existing CIMA qualification to a degree level. The programme has been specifically designed to allow students to explore an area of their own interest and develop their commercial insight to become successful finance and business professionals. Students are given access to a comprehensive online system in which they have access to taught learning material, interactive features and access to further reading through MMU's online library system. Alongside this, students are given continual one to one online support through email communication and Skype video calling from expert academic tutors to ensure they achieve their full potential.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be a registered CIMA member and hold current associate or fellow membership status.

Course modules

Core modules: academic and professional development and a dissertation.

Assessment methods

Students are formally assessed in both the Academic and Professional Development and Dissertation units of the Master;s degree in Strategic Business Management. The Academic and Professional Development modules requires students to produce and submit 2 individual reports. The Dissertation unit requires students to produce and submit an individual Research Proposal and a 15,000 word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online / Distance learning

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