• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The MSc in Management Practice at Birkbeck, University of London is a new programme suitable for experienced managers and leaders in all sizes of organisation in the private, public and third sectors. It is designed to align closely with the student's everyday work experience and to underpin working practice with a solid understanding of management theory.

About

The MSc in Management Practice at Birkbeck, University of London meets the requirements of the Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship standard, designed to develop future strategic leaders. Following successful completion of the programme, you will gain a Master's degree in Management Practice and in addition, you will be assessed for Chartered Manager or Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) status, or membership or fellowship of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), depending on your experience.

The programme will help you to advance your professional career by developing a theoretical understanding of higher-level management skills which can be applied to everyday work as a leader or manager.

It is for those already in full-time employment (30 hours a week minimum), and fees are covered by the employer’s apprenticeship levy.

Highlights

  • A pragmatic, work-based approach to enhancing a professional career as a senior manager and leader.
  • Meets the Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship standard and offers professional recognition from the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Leadership and Management.
  • Offers an opportunity to meet and learn from other ambitious and career-minded individuals across multiple industries.
  • Based in the School of Business, Economics and Informatics, the Department of Management is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the broad field of management.
  • Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced academic staff, many of whom have experience working in leadership roles in industry.
  • We have particular research strengths in international business and strategy, the management of innovation and entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate governance, sport management and marketing, as well as financial management and accounting.

Careers and Employability

This programme leads to CMI or ILM Member or Fellow status, depending on the amount of management experience achieved.

Since this is an employer-funded award, it is envisaged that the programme will enhance your prospects for advancement in your current organisation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Leading and Developing People
  • Principles of Organization and Management
  • Strategic Management (Postgraduate)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower 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).

General Requirements

  • Individual employers will set the entry criteria for their apprenticeships: this may involve previous management experience, having undertaken an apprenticeship at a lower level or academic qualifications.
  • Applicants must also hold English and mathematics qualifications at a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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