University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Business and Management

This course equips students with a sound knowledge of business processes, managerial skills and leadership potential. Students will use case studies to analyse complex problems, explore the uncertainties involved, evaluate possible solutions and plan their implementation and participate in live web-based chat forums to discuss their work with lecturers and other students.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Autumn term: Finance and operations management; business environment. Spring term: Corporate strategy. Optional modules: Management and international business; quality management; marketing management; professional selling and sales management; innovation management and entrepreneurship; managing human resources. Summer term research-based options include: Business and strategic management; strategic organisational excellence; critical marketing/sales; innovation and new product development; international human resource management.

Assessment methods

Individual and group coursework, examinations, online activities, practical exercises; independent research.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Portsmouth Business School
Telephone number: 
023 9284 8200