The MSc Business course provides a broad-based education necessary for current or aspiring senior managers. The philosophy of the programme is to develop students with a broad business education and with the knowledge and skills to undertake effectively a wide range of general business functions as well as specialised roles in management.
Key Information
Course Title MSc Business Management
Qualification UWE Bristol Master’s Degree
Level Postgraduate
Credits 180 UK Credits  
Duration 12-16 Months, full-time study
Entry Requirements Stated in the text below
Campus Larnaca and Paphos
Language of Instruction English
Tuition Fees € 8950
State Grant Up to €3417
Next Start Date October 2019
Course Insight

The manager’s role is more challenging and stimulating than ever. Intense competition, increasing customer expectations, strategic alliances, mergers and de-mergers, all make managers’ tasks more complex and demanding. Yet with the ability to deal confidently with challenges like these, you can look forward to a rewarding and fulfilling future in virtually any organisation, with the opportunity to work anywhere in the world, and in any sector.

The MSc in Business Management will give you the skills and insight needed for a successful business career, as well as the qualifications and confidence to lift you above other candidates in the job market. To succeed in today’s management environment, you’ll need to understand and react to the implications of financial, operational, strategic and organisational changes, as well as understanding how to manage and motivate people. This course will help you link theory and practice relevant to today’s organisations, giving you the personal tools to create, implement and progress the most effective management policies.

The MSc Business course provides a broad-based education necessary for current or aspiring senior managers by building the necessary holistic perspective upon any business subject. The philosophy of the programme is to develop students with a broad business education and with the knowledge and skills to undertake effectively a wide range of general business functions as well as specialised roles in management.

Teaching and Learning

The course is taught through a diverse mix of learning environments including face-to-face tutor-led, independent student-led and group projects. Lectures, workshops/ seminars and group project work account for 12 hours of contact time per week and you will spend at least as much time again in essential independent study including research, online work and preparation for assessment.

Assessment

You will be assessed through a mix of coursework and examinations which, aim to assess not only what you know and can do but also, develop the attributes that are valued by employers including teamwork, communication and presentation skills, IT and numeracy skills, project and time management skills as well as the intellectual skills of problem solving, critical thinking, analysis and evaluation, creativity and innovation. Coursework comes in many different forms: essays and reports; business plans and applied research projects; portfolios and weekly notes; assessed group and individual presentations plus self-evaluation.

Content and Duration

The course consists of 8 modules worth 15 credits each and a dissertation module worth 60 credits. The degree can be completed in 12 months of full-time study (four sessions per week) or 24 months of part-time study (two evenings per week). Each module runs once a week for 12 weeks. New students may enroll prior to the beginning of any semester.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a degree from an accredited University or equivalent business professional qualification or an HND in Business Studies or another equivalent professional business award at NVQ 4, plus two years’ relevant work experience or at least two years in a management role with in-house management education/ development. You may be interviewed prior to acceptance. Graduates from non-English speaking institutions will be required to provide proof of their knowledge of the English Language.

Graduation Requirements

For the Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management, you will be required to complete all eight modules in the first and second semester in order to earn a total of 120 credits.

If you are undertaking the full MSc Degree in Business Management, you will also need to complete the Management Dissertation and Research Methods module in the third (final) semester worth 60 credits to bring your credit total to 180 credits. (See Course Modules)