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MSc Management

Programme code:MSC-BS/MANUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Nicola Smith Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

A good quality bachelors degree or equivalent qualification, ideally in a subject other than business and management.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Leeds University Business School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Leeds University Business School Examination Board

Programme specification:

The MSc Management will provide students with a critical understanding of a broad range of business functions, activities and contemporary management issues.

Hence our graduates will
PA 1 Be creative and critical in identifying, evaluating and using advanced research, concepts, tools, and techniques from management disciplines

PA 2 Be effective problem solvers working individually (involving self-directed research) and with others to analyse and develop appropriate solutions to complex management problems and challenges

PA 3 Have developed their personal professional skills in those areas that will allow them to quickly function effectively as practising managers in a contemporary business setting

PA 4 Develop learning and self analysis skills as the basis for their ongoing personal development on their graduation from the course

PA 5 Be ethical and responsible in practice, drawing on effective appreciation and analysis of environmental and sustainability issues, as well as appreciation of the effects of globalisation, internationalisation and cultural difference

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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of modules (including compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules studied.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5225MStrategic Management15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5229MManagement in Practice15 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
LUBS5238MOperations and Supply Chain Management15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5961MBehaviour in Organisations15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5970MDissertation45 credits1 Feb to 30 Sep
LUBS5988MResearch Design and Analysis15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5993MCSR, Ethics and Sustainability15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5996MUnderstanding Data for Decision Making15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to select one of the following pathways. Students will study two modules from a single pathway; 15 credits in semester 1, and 15 credits in semester 2, for a total of 30 optional credits. Transfer between pathways is not permitted beyond week 2 of semester 1.

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Pathway

LUBS5531MCritical Entrepreneurship Studies15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5551MProblem Hacking for the Ministry of Defence15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5963MEntrepreneurship and Enterprise Creation15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Organizational Behaviour Pathway

LUBS5385MSystems Thinking and Consulting Practice15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5386MOrganizational Development and Change15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5393MManaging Performance and Developing Careers15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Management Decision Making Pathway

LUBS5202MRisk Perception and Communication15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5221MEffective Decision Making15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)

Digital Pathway

LUBS5973MHuman Centred AI15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5976MDigital Transformation Management15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5977MSocial Media Management15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LUBS5995MDigital Technologies for a Sustainable Future15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Human Influence Pathway

LUBS5964MMarketing for Management15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LUBS5985MTechniques of Influence15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)

Last updated: 04/05/2023 16:40:53


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