University of Essex

University of Essex

Management

Research programmes in management draw on our expertise in critical approaches to understanding the contemporary workplace and connecting global concerns with local practices, with current students ranging from recent graduates to experienced practitioners to artists; in providing expertise across a number of business disciplines, including: sustainability; leadership; identity; and brand management; our programme allows our students to cater their own studies to a profession or sector of their own choice, whilst developing a high-quality research agenda; with the ability to provide a highly individualised and original research project developing the skills and expertise desired by each doctoral candidate, this course has a proven track record of training the next generation of social scientists who inform future theory, policy and practice in relation to work, organisations and the new economy.

Entry requirements

Our applicants should have a a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent, in any discipline. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with a minimum writing score of 6.0.

Course modules

Core modules: Research portfolio; advanced study skills; financial decision making; foundations of management and marketing; management (principles and practices); managing for ethics and sustainability; marketing (principles and practices). Optional modules include: Business strategy; contemporary issues in human resource management; creativity and organisation; managing across cultures.

Assessment methods

Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, students work on a dissertation or individual project included in their final grade.

Sponsorship information

Research councils and some University of Essex scholarships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 15,500 per Whole course (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Essex Business School
Telephone number: 
01206 872719