University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Retail Management

Developed in conjunction with experts from the retail industry, our Retail Management MSc taps into the UK's wealth of cutting-edge retail expertise. The course provides a detailed knowledge of the concepts and processes involved in retailing. It covers both theoretical and practical approaches relevant to best practice in the international retail business. Students will learn business skills such as budgeting, problem solving, consultancy skills, and managing groups and teams.

Entry requirements

Individual offers may vary. Degree and/or experience: normally a good honours degree or equivalent is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us. For non-native speakers of English: in order to benefit from, contribute to and enjoy the course, a good command of spoken and written English language is required. If English is not your first language, you will need English language proficiency equivalent to an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6 in the written test.

Course modules

Autumn term: moving to masters (induction); retail marketing and branding; accounting for managers. Spring term: customer experience, consumer psychology and store operations; buying and supply chain logistics; research methods. Summer term: retail strategy and internationalisation; managing organisational behaviour. Plus one option from: retail technology; innovation and creativity; retail consultancy. Choice of a research project or a work placement

Assessment methods

Assessment is composed of a mix of coursework, project work and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (home fees) 13 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 13 months
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (EU fees) 13 months
PgDip Full-time - 13 months
PgCert Full-time - 13 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

Brighton Business School
Telephone number: 
01273 642197