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Course
MSc Management



Address
Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QE, Scotland, UK

Tel.
+44 (0) 1224 262132

E-mail address
PGoffice@rgu.ac.uk


Type of course
Online Distance Learning

Length of course
3 years

Date of commencement
The online programme begins in September and January

Admissions requirements
Applicants will require a good honours degree. Those who do not possess an honours degree but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.



The Robert Gordon University

MSc Management


This course provides an excellent learning curve for aspiring managers or people who wish to enter management from a specialist professional position.

You will develop business and management skills suitable for practice at middle management level, and skills that will prepare you for higher level management. The natural development for graduates in the workplace is towards strategic leadership of their own section or function and even towards company leadership. The "real world" emphasis in this course will allow you to hit the ground running and perform more effectively as managers. This distance learning course is delivered online through CampusMoodle, where you will have access to the same teaching material as on-campus students.

You will study online through the University's virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. There will be the opportunity for you to interact with tutors and fellow students from around the world.

Stage 1

Business Environment
Finance for Managers
Marketing
Managing People

Exit Award: PgCert Management

Stage 2

Economics of Business
E-Business Systems
Research Methods
Performance, Planning and Decision Making

Exit Award: PgDiploma Management

Stage 3

Dissertation

Award: MSc Management

Upon graduating from this course you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (ACMI), and work for 3 years to become a full member (MCMI).

Department of Business & Management

The Business Management department is one of the largest in the school and .among the areas of interest .are Business Strategy, E-Business, Entrepreneurship and Operations Management. The Business Strategy group is the biggest numerically with 50% of the academic staff being located here. The group teaches a number of strategic management modules throughout the University and to a number of corporate clients. The areas of speciality within the group are Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics, Business Strategy, Psychological Contracts and Environmental Management and Policy. The Charles P. Skene Centre for Entrepreneurship is an expanding area of expertise within Aberdeen Business School with a particular interest in small business enterprise. One of their remits is to provide entrepreneurial education to as wide a group of students as possible within the University.

Aberdeen Business School

Aberdeen Business School is one of the leading providers of management and professional education in Scotland. Over 3,500 students are studying a comprehensive range of courses. In the School we have over 1,700 postgraduate students from over 80 countries and offer a truly international experience. Founded in 1965, the business school has just celebrated its fortieth year and continues to build on its firm foundation.

The Business School is part of the Robert Gordon University, which has been regularly acclaimed as the Best New University in the UK based on a formidable reputation for its pragmatic approach to higher education.

The Aberdeen Business School is one of the largest Business Schools in the United Kingdom. Currently it is structured in five departments: Accounting, Finance and Economics, Business and Management, Law, Information Management, and Communication and Marketing. Associated with the departments, there are a number of satellite applied research centres in the field of Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Management, Tourism, Public Policy, and Transport Policy.

Aberdeen Business School have had AMBA accreditation for since 1999. The Business School is one of the largest providers of management education in the UK and have delivered online courses since 1999. We are rated excellent by the UK quality assurance agency for higher education and have a very strong portfolio of courses. The School offers 29 postgraduate courses with accreditation from CIPD, CIPS, AMBA, CIArb, CIMA, CIM, CMI, APM, IQA, Institute of Exporters, and CILIP to name a few. We have an extensive range of publications in our online library with approximately 3,500 academic journals.