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Management (Part-Time), M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
University rank #78 (QS) Durham, United Kingdom
The Management (Part-Time) from Durham University offers the same acclaimed academic rigour and real-world relevance you’ll find on all of our courses, but with added flexibility. 

Overview

Specifically designed to be delivered over a 30-month study period, via a combination of face-to-face and online learning, the course is particularly suited to managers seeking to balance career and lifestyle demands.

As a blended-learning, modular programme, you will be taught through a combination of classroom and state-of-the-art virtual courses. You’ll also have the opportunity to carry out practical activities, including workshops, discussions, events and consultancy initiatives, designed to help you develop your personal skills and plan your future career strategy.

Your study programme will last for 30 months. You should normally attend two five-day Residential Workshops during the first two years (alternative online options may also be available), study six further modules online and complete a six-month individual project of 15,000 words.

The Management (Part-Time) M.A. programme from Durham University starts with a comprehensive induction, designed to refresh your study skills and to guide you through the requirements of the programme. As well as getting to know more about the Business School and meeting the MA team and fellow participants, you will learn about academic writing, referencing and how to access and use online study materials.

Classroom and virtual learning sessions are led by senior members of the Durham faculty. Experts in their field, they will share the very latest in business and management knowledge.What’s more, throughout your studies you will be given access to our careers support services, professional development activities and a Personal Tutor for each module.

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Induction
  • Business Economics & Accounting
  • Strategy
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Leadership or Human Resource Management
  • Professional Development Activities
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Research methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A good first degree (2.1 or above or international equivalent)
As part of the online application process, you will be able to upload your supporting documents. These should include:
  • CV or work resume
  • two references (at least one must be a professional reference) (download the form Word format)
  • official transcript of marks
  • certified copy of degree certificate
  • copy of English test results (where appropriate)

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

At least one year's work experience since graduation.

Technological Requirements

You will need:

  • Recommended web browser Windows: Internet Explorer 11+, Chrome 39+, Firefox 34+ MAC OSX: Safari 8+, Chrome 39+, Firefox 34+
  • The ability to open and edit Microsoft Office documents (e.g. Microsoft Office, OpenOffice or access to Googledocs)
  • Flash player
  • JAVA
  • Ability to open .pdf documents (e.g. Adobe Reader)
  • A headset or headphones and microphone

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4975 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4975 GBP per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4975 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4975 GBP per year and a duration of 30 months.
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Living costs for Durham

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Durham University is delighted to offer a wide range of full and partial funding opportunities to outstanding applicants wishing to study towards Masters and doctoral degrees. To find out which funding opportunities are open to you please visit the university website page.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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