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MSc International Management and Leadership

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Being a successful business leader in our fast-changing, global economy demands a particular range of skills. On this flexible course (available part- or full-time) you will learn key management principles and refine your critical insight.

You’ll learn how to take a business idea from first proposal to real-world profit. You’ll gain practical business experience and develop skills that will give you an employability edge. The course is specifically designed for anyone who may be looking to complement their non-business degree and has little or no prior business background, and may also interest those who have completed a business degree to ordinary level and be aiming to enhance their qualifications.

Why QMU?

  • This course provides the optimum balance of theoretical and practical learning. You will be working with real clients and professional mentors. Our students find this is a fantastic opportunity to put learning into practice and build skills that will last a lifetime.
  • The flexible capstone module provides bespoke practical and academic pathways, which develop management and leadership skills, making you highly employable and effective.
  • Along with developing your management and leadership skills, this course is designed to nurture your confidence and decision making.
  • Where better to learn international management and leadership than in a cosmopolitan capital city that’s a hub for international business.

Course overview

What gives the best managers their unique vision? How can you drive a team to deliver? How do organisations engage with and shape the world around them? How does that change as you move from a local context to national and international relationships? We’ll prepare you to answer these real-world questions and more - so that your international management career gets off to the best possible start.

On this course you’ll focus on best practice in international management and leadership, preparing you for a wide range of careers. You will study a range of modules covering all the core functions of management including the commercial business, community, and voluntary or social enterprise sectors.

Structure

To obtain a specific postgraduate award at QMU you must complete a number of credit-bearing modules. You can opt to study for the full MSc, a PgDip or a PgCert. You can also register as an associate student to complete a single module for CPD. On completion of a single module, you may wish to complete further modules and progress your studies to a named award

Teaching, learning and assessment

Assessment methods will take the form of presentations, essays, exams, reports, business plans, and interviews.

Careers

Previous graduates have entered into positions such as Brand Ambassador (White and Mackay, Glasgow), Growth Executive (Skyskanner, Edinburgh), Supply Chain Analyst (Tesco, London), ICT/Project Graduate Scheme (Kerry Foods, Ireland), Growth Strategy Manager (Ripplematch Recruitment, New York), Event Production Management (Tapass Group, Helsinki), Wealth Analyst (Barclays, London), Training Relationship Manager (King Abdullah Fund for Development, Jordan).

Exit awards

MSc (180 credits)/ PgDip (120 credits)/ PgCert (60 credits)

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,500per year

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

University information

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    88th

  • Campus address

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 122 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    144 68%

    29th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    39th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    31st

    14

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