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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Masters in Management (MLitt) provides students from disciplines other than business and management with an understanding of key contemporary management methods and the fundamental analytical, practical and leadership skills needed for managerial roles within organisations.

Course information

The Masters in Management is a one-year taught programme run by the School of Management.

Highlights

  • This programme is designed for students from a non-business discipline with little or no work experience.
  • Student who successfully complete the programme will receive accreditation from the Chartered Management Institute.
  • Students gain important analytical and management skills required to obtain a professional position with managerial responsibilities or a leadership role within an organisation.
  • The course provides a solid foundation in contemporary management methods and core business principals.

Teaching format

Teaching is delivered through a mixture of core and optional modules using a range of delivery methods including lectures, small group tutorials, workshops and seminars. The average lecture size is 30 students, however, in some cases there will be seminars of 15 to 18 students or larger lectures with up to 100 students, which would normally be augmented by small group tutorials.

Assessment comprises a combination of coursework and examinations. Over the summer months, students undertake a research project culminating in a written dissertation of 15,000 words. You will attend a weekly series of lectures and workshops focusing on research methods and other topics to help prepare you for the dissertation.

Careers

Alumni from the Masters in Management and more generally from other Masters programmes in the School of Management have secured employment in the fields of general management, marketing and brand management, accountancy, investment analysis, fund administration and other aspects of the financial services industry.

Graduates from the Masters in Management have taken up roles in a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sector including:

  • Credit Suisse Group
  • Google
  • IBM
  • KPMG
  • Lufthansa Group
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Schlumberger
  • Scottish Dance Theatre
  • Shell.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,240per year

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

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    1st out of 123

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    218 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    10th

    6

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