University of Aberdeen
Strategic Studies and Management
The programme scrutinises the nexus between salient, real-world strategic, management and business issues. It delivers clear understanding of the contemporary nexus between the various uses of coercion by states and non-state actors and the complexities of managing large and small organisations in the modern governmental, economic and business environment.
Normally an upper 2nd Class Honours degree or recognised equivalent in international relations, politics, economics, management, business studies, law, geography, history or cognate subjects deemed appropriate by the School of Social Science and the Business School. If a candidate does not meet these requirements, account may be taken of relevant professional experience for example government officials, members of U.K. and other armed forces, officials of international organisations, and business executives.
In 1st semester there are 3 compulsory taught modules: Strategic theory; interpersonal management, negotiation and persuasion; business strategy and organisation. In 2nd semester, there are also 3 taught modules: Global security issues; leadership and decision-making; managing change and innovation. Summer (June � September): Strategic studies dissertation (12,000 � 15,000 words)
Assessment is by a combination of essay work, class presentations and exercises, examinations, and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||18 calendar years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||18 calendar years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Whole course (overseas fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Whole course (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|