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Business & Management (MA)

Duration: 12 months (full-time)

Overview

* This course qualifies for the New £10,000 Postgraduate Loan Scheme (PGL)

 

The MA Business & Management is a 12 month programme that offers a career development opportunity to a wide variety of students – from recent graduates, who may not have a business background, to potential or inexperienced managers based in the UK or overseas.

The programme aims to link the academic study of business and management with the complex and uncertain business environment faced by today’s managers. In doing this you will develop a comprehensive understanding of a range of important business issues, and will develop a critical perspective of these areas, with the view to developing your business and managerial knowledge, skills and understanding. As part of an international cohort of students you will also gain experience of working in cross-cultural teams that will equip you for a management role in the global economy.

For further information download the Business & Management MA Leaflet

Why choose this subject

  • Liverpool Hope Business School is a leading international business school with strong collegiate environment renowned for educational excellence in Business Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting and Finance, Business Ethics and Law.
  • We aim to inspire a more sustainable future by developing graduates who are educated in sustainable business management.
  • Liverpool Hope Business School has strong corporate business connections, which results in leading guest speakers from international blue-chip companies, real-life student projects and excellent employability prospects.
  • Liverpool Hope leads the way in supporting budding entrepreneurs. Flying start, 02 Business Awards and Unlimited Awards are 3 successful programmes designed to support students in starting their own businesses.

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international 

 

Curriculum

You will study nine taught modules in Semesters 1 and 2. You will also undertake a research methods module, which will lead to the production of a research proposal for your dissertation. The final piece of the course is the completion of a dissertation which is completed in Semester 3. Each of these nine modules are worth 15 credits and the research dissertation is worth 45 credits. You must complete 180 credits to graduate with an MA degree. The programme is currently being offered only as a full-time entry.

The programme will cover the following aspects of business and management:

  • Organisation Behaviour and Leadership (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Marketing Management (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Management Strategy (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Managerial Finance (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Global Business Ethics (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Operations Management (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Human Resource Development (Elective - 15 credits)
  • International Organisation (Elective - 15 credits)
  • Global and Economic Development (Elective - 15 credits)
  • Knowledge Management and Development (Elective - 15 credits)
  • International Marketing (Elective - 15 credits)
  • Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Research Dissertation (compulsory - 45 credits)

Entry Requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree

Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) will be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.

Students whose first language is not English there is a language requirement of IELTS 6.5 overall (reading 6, writing 6), TOEFL ibt 87, or other equivalent recognised English language qualification. For additional information including entry requirements from your country, fees and scholarships go to the International section.



Teaching & Research

Liverpool Hope Business School has a thriving research informed teaching culture with two international research centres namely CREST (Centre for Research in Emergency Services) and SEED (Social & Ethical Enterprise Development). We are also editors of two internationally acclaimed journals including both the Social Enterprise Journal and International Journal of Emergency Services.

Liverpool Hope Business School is a leading international business school renowned for educational excellence in international business management, global marketing, human resource management, accounting and international finance, business ethics, social enterprise, leadership and law.

In the forefront of research and innovation, Liverpool Hope Business School has extended research links throughout the world, including the Liverpool Hope-Christ University (Bangalore) Institute of Business, Management and Leadership. The institute works on collaborative research projects particularly in the areas of SME management and leadership, cross-cultural influences on corporate social responsibility, and marketing.

Employability

This programme opens up a vast array of career opportunities as you will develop a broad ranging knowledge and skills base that can be applied to virtually any organisational setting, both in the public and private sectors, in the UK and overseas. Graduates from this programme may well go on to become managers, consultants, or start up their own businesses. Graduates from this programme may also opt for further study i.e. by progressing to a PhD.

Overview

* This course qualifies for the New £10,000 Postgraduate Loan Scheme (PGL)

 

The MA Business & Management is a 12 month programme that offers a career development opportunity to a wide variety of students – from recent graduates, who may not have a business background, to potential or inexperienced managers based in the UK or overseas.

The programme aims to link the academic study of business and management with the complex and uncertain business environment faced by today’s managers. In doing this you will develop a comprehensive understanding of a range of important business issues, and will develop a critical perspective of these areas, with the view to developing your business and managerial knowledge, skills and understanding. As part of an international cohort of students you will also gain experience of working in cross-cultural teams that will equip you for a management role in the global economy.

For further information download the Business & Management MA Leaflet

Why choose this subject

  • Liverpool Hope Business School is a leading international business school with strong collegiate environment renowned for educational excellence in Business Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Accounting and Finance, Business Ethics and Law.
  • We aim to inspire a more sustainable future by developing graduates who are educated in sustainable business management.
  • Liverpool Hope Business School has strong corporate business connections, which results in leading guest speakers from international blue-chip companies, real-life student projects and excellent employability prospects.
  • Liverpool Hope leads the way in supporting budding entrepreneurs. Flying start, 02 Business Awards and Unlimited Awards are 3 successful programmes designed to support students in starting their own businesses.

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit www.hope.ac.uk/international 

 

Curriculum

You will study nine taught modules in Semesters 1 and 2. You will also undertake a research methods module, which will lead to the production of a research proposal for your dissertation. The final piece of the course is the completion of a dissertation which is completed in Semester 3. Each of these nine modules are worth 15 credits and the research dissertation is worth 45 credits. You must complete 180 credits to graduate with an MA degree. The programme is currently being offered only as a full-time entry.

The programme will cover the following aspects of business and management:

  • Organisation Behaviour and Leadership (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Marketing Management (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Management Strategy (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Managerial Finance (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Global Business Ethics (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Operations Management (compulsory - 15 credits)
  • Human Resource Development (Elective - 15 credits)
  • International Organisation (Elective - 15 credits)
  • Global and Economic Development (Elective - 15 credits)
  • Knowledge Management and Development (Elective - 15 credits)
  • International Marketing (Elective - 15 credits)
  • Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Research Dissertation (compulsory - 45 credits)

Entry Requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree

Applications from students who do not hold a 1st or 2:1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) will be asked to demonstrate potential to achieve a Masters award via a sample of academic writing and interview before an offer is made.

Students whose first language is not English there is a language requirement of IELTS 6.5 overall (reading 6, writing 6), TOEFL ibt 87, or other equivalent recognised English language qualification. For additional information including entry requirements from your country, fees and scholarships go to the International section.



Teaching & Research

Liverpool Hope Business School has a thriving research informed teaching culture with two international research centres namely CREST (Centre for Research in Emergency Services) and SEED (Social & Ethical Enterprise Development). We are also editors of two internationally acclaimed journals including both the Social Enterprise Journal and International Journal of Emergency Services.

Liverpool Hope Business School is a leading international business school renowned for educational excellence in international business management, global marketing, human resource management, accounting and international finance, business ethics, social enterprise, leadership and law.

In the forefront of research and innovation, Liverpool Hope Business School has extended research links throughout the world, including the Liverpool Hope-Christ University (Bangalore) Institute of Business, Management and Leadership. The institute works on collaborative research projects particularly in the areas of SME management and leadership, cross-cultural influences on corporate social responsibility, and marketing.

Employability

This programme opens up a vast array of career opportunities as you will develop a broad ranging knowledge and skills base that can be applied to virtually any organisational setting, both in the public and private sectors, in the UK and overseas. Graduates from this programme may well go on to become managers, consultants, or start up their own businesses. Graduates from this programme may also opt for further study i.e. by progressing to a PhD.

Course Contact Details

Student Recruitment

t: +44 (0) 151 291 3111

e: enquiry@hope.ac.uk

Dr Juneho Um

Award Director

t: +44 (0) 151 291 3072

e: umj@hope.ac.uk

Department: Liverpool Hope Business School

Start date: September & January

How to Apply