Course Overview

Attendance
UK/EU Fees £3,000 *
International Fees £4,050 *
Alumni Discount See details
Duration 1 year

* Price per academic year

Course summary

The course is designed to promote the development of the general management skills and abilities required in a rapidly changing economic environment, both by individuals, already operating in, or those seeking to take up supervisory and managerial roles. The course will develop the skills of analysis, problem solving and proactive thinking. It will provide the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to operate effectively in a managerial role.

Students are supported via the Virtual Learning Environment accessing their modules on the Blackboard site and availing of current journals and e-books as well as podcasts and other supporting resources. Onsite students can make appointments with librarians for specific search support or attend speaker's evenings or study skills ribbon workshops. Each student has a personal tutor and we also provide additional support for dyslexic and disabled students.

Studying the above programmes will give opportunities to gain immediately applicable skills and managerial awareness; whilst learning about other organisations' processes and practices from peers and case study analysis.

Students who successfully complete the programme become members of the professional body, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Course structure

The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course. You will be taking three of the modules from the below list.

Modules

You will study the main features of the economic and financial environment of the firm, with the aid of common analytical tools and the development of analytical and quantitative skills relevant to managerial decision making.

In this module you will focus on the interpretation of corporate financial reports, and develop the confidence and expertise to use financial techniques and concepts in business decision making.

You will develop the abilities to carry out the Human Resource Management (HRM) element of your role and work effectively with HR specialists. You will explore different approaches to the management of human resources and the implications for organisational success.

This module is all about running the organisation more effectively and efficiently, by exploiting internal and external information.

This module provides you with a grounding in the knowledge, theory and practice of marketing as applied by managers in organisational situations. It's focused on the development of effective market-oriented managerial thinking.

Managers and Organisations has the weekend residential attached to the module. All students must attend, regardless of when they take the module. It will be run in November and is compulsory.

Entry Requirements

Typical offer

  • Undergraduate Degree

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element.

View more information about our entry requirements and the application process

If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element.

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Careers

Our graduates occupy a variety of roles in both multinational organisations and small and medium – size enterprises. When you graduate you will be equipped to pursue a career in specialist areas of business, including financial services, operations, human resources, sales and marketing.

Some of our graduates are employed in companies such as Accenture, Procter & Gamble and Unilever as well as the NHS and local councils.

Our Career Development Centre has just been shortlisted for the Best University Careers Service in the National Undergraduate Employability Awards for 2017.

With a growing network of over 3,000 employers around the world and a team of experienced careers consultants, we are here to help you succeed.

In 2015–16, we helped over 1,500 students find work placements across a range of sectors, with 250 employers attending 14 on-campus skills and careers fairs.

As a Westminster student, you’ll have access to our services throughout your studies and after you graduate.

We can help you:

  • find work placements related to your course
  • find part-time/vacation, placement and graduate jobs, including voluntary experience
  • find international opportunities to enhance your employability
  • market yourself effectively to employers
  • write better CVs and application forms
  • develop your interview and enterprise skills
  • plan your career with our careers consultants
  • meet employers and explore your career options at our employer fairs, careers presentations and networking events throughout the year

Find out more about the Career Development Centre.

Fees and Funding

UK and EU tuition fee: £3,000 (Price per academic year)

Find out how we set our tuition fees.

Alumni discount

This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by visiting our Alumni discounts page.

Funding

As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies.

Find out about postgraduate student funding options.

Scholarships

The University is dedicated to supporting ambitious and outstanding students and we offer a variety of scholarships to eligible undergraduate students, which cover all or part of your tuition fees.

Find out if you qualify for one of our scholarships.

Additional costs

See what you may need to pay for separately and what your tuition fees cover.

International tuition fee: £4,050 (Price per academic year)

Find out how we set our tuition fees.

Alumni discount

This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by visiting our Alumni discounts page.

Funding

Find out about funding for international students.

Scholarships

The University is dedicated to supporting ambitious and outstanding students and we offer a variety of scholarships to eligible undergraduate students, which cover all or part of your tuition fees.

Find out if you qualify for one of our scholarships.

Additional costs

See what you may need to pay for separately and what your tuition fees cover.

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