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Management and Entrepreneurship - MSc

Birmingham City University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Centre Campuses

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Management and Entrepreneurship MSc is a challenging but highly rewarding pathway that will provide an innovative gateway into starting your own business, as well as helping you develop a legitimate business plan that you can use to start your company. Our Management and Entrepreneurship course teaches you the fundamental skills and attributes you need to become a successful entrepreneur.

You will work in internationally diverse student teams, collaborating to deliver effective and professional reports, reflecting the professional practice of international management. Throughout the course, the course team will give you the support you need to realise your potential, and we look forward to working with you to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills for the career of your choice.

Professional Placement option

For our MSc Management and Entrepreneurship degree, you will have the opportunity to take the Professional Placement version of the course, which is offered as an alternative to the standard version of the course.

This will allow you to complete a credit bearing, 20 week Professional Placement as an integral part of your Master’s Degree. The purpose of the Professional Placement is to improve your employability and transferable skills. The placement experience will allow you to evidence your professional skills, attitudes and behaviours at the point of entry to the postgraduate job market.

You will be responsible for finding and securing your own placement. The University, however, will draw on its extensive network of local, regional and national employers to support you in finding a suitable placement to complement your chosen area of study, with support from our Careers+ team as well as advice and guidance from your School

Why Choose Us?

You will develop fundamental skills in business management, while having the opportunity to gain enhanced and specialist expertise to help you develop your own business idea as an entrepreneur.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve a CMI Level 7 QCF Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.
You will have the opportunity to create a truly unique business model using the latest entrepreneurial tools and techniques, while still receiving a thorough grounding in the business fundamentals of finance, marketing, operations, people management and strategy.
On graduating you will receive an industry recognised professional qualification from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Enhancing employability skills

You’ll have the opportunity to:

Take part in a funded company visit to a leading company, such as Jaguar Land Rover, one of the most successful and lucrative businesses in the world.
Choose to deliver a work-based study project or consultancy project in the final stage of the course using a current employer or a client you find yourself.
Seek support and engage with events and activities provided by Birmingham City University’s careers service.
Take part in Birmingham City University’s Graduate Plus scheme.
Receive employment advice and support via your Personal Tutor.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,200per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Birmingham City University

  • University League Table

    82nd

  • Campus address

    Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B5 5JU, England

One of only four UK universities offering a Master's in International Human Resource Management which is also fully CIPD-accredited.
ACCA programmes are taught in a Platinum status centre, showing that the university meets ACCA performance targets for course tuition and support.
Many master's courses now offer international students six-month professional placements towards the end of their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 122 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%

    80th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    91st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    89th

    27

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