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Management, PgCert | PgDip | MSc

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , | Online
Our Masters in Management degree offered at the Robert Gordon University delivers business theory with practical relevance. This recognised MSc develops business and management skills suitable for all levels.

About

At the Robert Gordon University studying the MSc Management degree , is suitable for graduates without management experience, for those wishing to progress their professional skills and practice and for working managers who require further qualifications. It provides an excellent learning curve for aspiring managers or people who wish to enter management from a specialist professional position.

The practical relevance of this course is underlined by the fact it is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Courses recognised by CMI are used by a range of world-class corporate clients as part of their middle management development programmes.

Full-time Study

In full time mode, you will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions. 

Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).

Job Prospects

The course will develop the necessary skills to progress your career as a consultant, middle level business manager or entrepreneur. Typical roles for graduates will be in operational management, management functions or as (initially junior) consultants to organisations operating in different sectors. It is anticipated that you will be able to obtain work in organisations ranging in size from small entrepreneurial ventures to listed companies, large conglomerates and the quasi-public sector. 

Previous graduates have gone to take up managerial positions in the public and private sectors, or have gone on to set up their own businesses.

Accreditation

Upon graduating from this course you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (ACMI). Three years post graduation work experience then allows you to become a full member (MCMI).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Business Environment
  • Finance For Managers
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Business Strategy
  • Economics Of Business
  • The Global Leadership Challenge

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity

                You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                Full-time
                • Full-time duration 12 months
                • Duration description
                  January16 months
                Part-time
                • Average part-time duration 36 months
                • Duration description
                  • September: 2 years
                  • January: 2.5 years
              • Credits
                180 alternative credits
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus, Online

              English Language Requirements

              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

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              • Minimum required score:

                88

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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

              • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent
              • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                12470 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 12470 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
              • EU/EEA

                5500 GBP/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 5500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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              Living costs for Aberdeen

              • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
                Living Costs

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

              Funding

              Merit Scholarship

              Aberdeen Business School offers a number of merit scholarships to outstanding students. The scholarship is available to:

              • international students who will study the course by full time and distance learning and pay for the fees at the international rate; or
              • UK or EU students who will study the course by full time and the fees are set in excess of 6,000 GBP; or
              • UK or EU students who will study the course by distance learning.

              Postgraduate Funding

              Applicants (Scottish domiciled and EU) to this course may be eligible for a Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan (PTFL). Full-time students can apply for a PTFL up to £3400. Part-time students can apply for up to £1700. The tuition fee loan is only available to part-time students who are undertaking at least 50% of a full-time course, and therefore, complete their qualification in 2 years.

              Opito Scholarship

              This scholarship is open to students undertaking MSc studies relevant to the Oil and Gas industry. Find out more about the Opito Scholarship.

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