Manchester Metropolitan University

Postgraduate study

Our postgraduate degrees are distinctive for their strong links with business, with many of our Masters accredited by leading professional bodies and ample opportunity to engage with employers.

We place employability at the heart of your learning, with opportunities to gain practical experience through short internships, live client projects and consultancy dissertations.

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ACCA Professional Qualification

Part-time

This programme is taught by fully qualified tutors with industry experience and is designed to prepare you for the examinations required to become an ACCA accountant...

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ACCA Professional Qualification

ACCA platinum approved learning provider

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has granted us official approval for the delivery of all stages of the ACCA course with the highest platinum rating.

Flexible study options

This programme allows you to combine full time work with part-time study, letting you work your way through the three levels of the ACCA qualification, sitting exams in both December and June.

Start dates in September or February

We provide two intakes a year for this programme, so you can flexibly study for the examination papers that you need to become ACCA qualified.

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ACCA Professional Stage

Full-time

This ACCA programme is designed for students who have completed, or have exemptions from, papers F1-F9 and allows you to complete the ACCA Professional papers in just nine months...

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ACCA Professional Stage

“I want to become a Chartered Accountant and this course allows you to complete all of the professional papers in just one year, which is really fast. The tutors all have industry and teaching experience, which means they are able to explain complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand.”

Grace Gomo, ACCA Professional Stage student

ACCA platinum approved learning provider

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has granted us official approval for the delivery of all stages of the ACCA course with the highest platinum rating.

Fully qualified teaching staff

Teaching staff on this programme are fully qualified and experienced accountants and have vast experience of teaching within higher education.

Accelerated route into chartered accounting

If you have a relevant undergraduate degree, or have been granted exemptions from ACCA papers F1-F9, this course provides an accelerated route to becoming a qualified chartered accountant.

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MSc Accounting and Finance

Full-time; part-time

Covering core financial reporting tools, accounting practices and financial strategy, this course is suited to those who have studied accounting and finance previously...

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MSc Accounting and Finance

“I chose to study here because the quality of teaching provision was to a very high standard. Alongside the traditional accounting elements of the course, I was able to broaden my horizons by studying corporate finance, corporate strategy and the international environment.”

Peter Micallef, MSc Accounting & Finance graduate 

Professionally qualified lecturers who are subject experts

We have a dedicated academic team with either professional accounting qualifications, doctorates, or both.  We are focused on giving you everything you need for a head start in your career.

A foundation for professional exams

Our degree offers subjects that lay a solid academic foundation for those students considering studying for ACCA and CIMA professional stage exams. 

A diverse student cohort

Our degree is very international, with a mix of students from the UK and around the world.  Coming from diverse cultures offers an invaluable learning experience.

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MSc Accounting and Finance (online advanced standing)

Part-time; online distance learning

This online, distance learning, course is perfect for CCAB members (ACCA, AIA, CIPFA, ICAEW, CAI, ICAS) wishing to advance or change their career with an advanced qualification...

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MSc Accounting and Finance (online advanced standing)

Designed specifically for qualified accountants

This course provides an accelerated route for ACCA, ICAEW or CIPFA qualified accountants to gain a Master’s degree.

Opportunity to undertake original research in a live business environment

You can use the dissertation to investigate an accounting or performance issue in your own workplace, allowing you to apply the research findings to your organisation.

Start dates in October and February

This highly flexible courses allows you to gain a Masters by studying just two units in your own time, around work commitments, with one-to-one online support from a dedicated, experienced tutor.

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MSc Banking and Finance

Full-time; part-time

This course will allow you to improve your knowledge of the banking and financial industries, thus enhancing your skills in these highly employable areas ...

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MSc Banking and Finance

“If you are looking for an exciting career in the banking and finance industry, this is the course that will provide you with necessary knowledge and skills.”

Kat Werner, Programme Leader 

Learn with subject experts in a friendly environment

We have a dedicated academic team with specialised knowledge and extensive practical expertise in their fields, prepared to answer even the most difficult questions.

Apply current academic research to better understand real life practice and industry

Understanding the underlying issues in banking and finance is crucial to create a stronger economy and it will help to improve your employability in the sector.

Apply your knowledge to find practical business solutions

There are many opportunities throughout the course to refine your skills through working on course projects and applying for internships. 

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MSc Business Analytics

Full-time; part-time

The drive for businesses to leverage data for competitive advantage has never been bigger. This course allows you to develop the latest thinking around business usage of big data ...

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MSc Business Analytics

“There is an increasing demand for graduates with managerial and technical skills in the area of business analytics and business intelligence.”

Dr Sofiane Tebboune, Programme Leader

Develop data savvy management skills

This programme will enable you to identify opportunities for the organisation through understanding and managing data.

Information systems integration

Opportunities to develop your ability to build a case for exploiting and deploying technological solutions.

Technology as a business-critical resource

Opportunities to familiarise yourself with information technology for analytics and to develop an appreciation of how to integrate these into the fabric of business operations. 

 

 

 

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MSc Digital Marketing

Part-time

Suitable for existing practitioners, this course aims to develop your digital marketing strategy skills and equip you with innovative training related to this ever-evolving sector ...

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MSc Digital Marketing

Designed for ambitious professionals

The MSc in Digital Marketing is for senior marketers, digital professionals and business owners who want to leap ahead in marketing and have big ambitions to play a significant role in their industry.

Join a growing network of successful digital marketers

Being the one of the first Masters level digital marketing qualifications in the world, originally launched over eight years ago, join a powerful network that has been built up of professionals who will support you in your personal growth journey.

Taught by leading industry practitioners and academic professionals

Taught by leading academic and industry professionals, supported by a comprehensive online learning resource, you will have advanced insights to make effective decisions with certainty, no matter how fast the market is moving around you. 

 

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MSc Digital Marketing Communications

Full-time

Ideal for graduates of any subject, this course focuses on the development of digital marketing campaigns and using digital and social media platforms in a marketing context...

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MSc Digital Marketing Communications

Access to experienced practitioners

Combining cutting edge and industry standard digital marketing practice and theory, the curriculum has been designed in collaboration with leading digital practitioners whom you can network with as part of your studies.

Research and industry informed

A blend of practitioner experience and research specialisms of the teaching team ensure that the learning on this course prepares graduates for rewarding digital marketing management careers.

No experience of digital necessary

The structure of the course allows graduates who have no experience of digital to develop knowledge in the area. Similarly, those with existing digital marketing knowledge will be able to build further on this. 

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MSc Economic and Financial Analysis

Full-time; part-time

A challenging and thought-provoking programme that questions traditional assumptions underlying many mainstream models of economics and financial analysis...

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MSc Economic and Financial Analysis

“The small class sizes made it easy to interact with our tutors, who were always friendly and engaging. They really are world-class and use their professional links to open up exciting opportunities for students to ensure that our studies have real-world application.”

Kimberley Lazo, MSc Economic and Financial Analysus graduate 

Applied statistical and economics knowledge

We provide opportunities for you to develop and employ skills creatively on a flexible range of subjects and issues that are closet to your interests.

Heterodox

Given our focus on developing wise and creative graduates, we challenge you to develop new perspectives and to question the dominant economic paradigms throughout your research.

Develop skills in industry-standard software

Throughout this course, you will gain experience in using industry level software such as SPSS, Stata and Bloomberg to analyse real data. 

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MSc Financial Planning and Business Management

Part-time

Ideally suited to existing financial planners, this course allows you to develop original and thought provoking research to contribute to the wider research in this sector...

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MSc Financial Planning and Business Management

“If you would like to explore, challenge and develop understanding of concepts and theory underpinning the provision of financial planning advice and contribute to the development of the Financial Planning profession in the UK, then this is the course for you.” 

John Reynolds, Chartered Financial Planner, FIFP, MSc Financial Planning and Business Management graduate.

Raise your profile

Gaining a Level 7 qualification through graduation from this Masters programme will raise your profile in the profession, with other professionals and your clients.

Shape the profile of the Financial Planning profession

By working with fellow thought-leaders and engaging in applied research you will make a valuable contribution to the development and status of the Financial Planning profession.

A life-changing experience

Your experience on this programme will change your view on Financial Planning, your business and your life. It will be challenging, but ultimately very rewarding.

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MSc Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

Full-time

Suitable for graduates who have studied any subject, this dual award course is accredited by the CIPD and gives full exemption against their Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HRM ...

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MSc Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

“The course was very diverse, with people of different backgrounds and nationalities. A number of people on the course had either studied HR in the past or had a career in the subject. Whilst completing my degree, I found a place on a paid HR internship. Since then, I was able to find employment at Clyde and Co, one of the largest law firms in the world.”

Edward Holmes, MSc Human Resource Management graduate 

Dual award

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded both an academic qualification from the University as well as a CIPD level 7 Advanced Qualification and Associate Membership of the CIPD.

Opportunities to develop HR experience through placements

We offer comprehensive support to those who are seeking to develop their HR experience through a placement. This enhances your employability which is essential in a highly competitive labour market.

Links to the HR profession

We have a vibrant HR community which consists of current full and part time students at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels, as well as extensive alumni, a high profile research centre and very strong links with the CIPD at both national and local levels. This provides you with a vast array of networking opportunities and enables us to enhance your student experience through guest lectures.

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MSc Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

Part-time

A dual award qualification, fully accredited by the CIPD, ideal for those who want to become fully qualified as a Human Resources Manager through part time study...

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MSc Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

“Our HRM programmes are designed to develop world class HR professionals with the skills and knowledge to make a valuable contribution to organisational performance.”

Cecilia Ellis, Programme Leader

Dual award

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded both an academic qualification from the University as well as a CIPD level 7 Advanced Qualification and Associate Membership of the CIPD.

Ideal if you want to become a qualified HR Manager

This part time programme allows those wanting to become professionally qualified as a HR Manager to study around their existing work commitments.

Distinguish yourself from the competition

This dual award CIPD accredited course allows you to demonstrate commitment, knowledge and skills for you to take up or be promoted to a number of management level positions in HR and organisational development. 

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PgDip Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

Part-time

Similar to our MSc HRM, except you complete a management research project instead of a dissertation. It allows you to gain an advanced CIPD award in addition to the Diploma...

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PgDip Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

“Our HRM programmes are designed to develop world class HR professionals with the skills and knowledge to make a valuable contribution to organisational performance.”

Cecilia Ellis, Programme leader

Dual award

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded both an academic qualification from the University as well as a CIPD level 7 Advanced Qualification and Associate Membership of the CIPD.

Ideal if you want to become a qualified HR Manager

This part time programme allows those wanting to become professionally qualified as a HR Manager to study around their existing work commitments.

Distinguish yourself from the competition

This dual award CIPD accredited course allows you to demonstrate commitment, knowledge and skills for you to take up or be promoted to a number of management level positions in HR and organisational development. 

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Certificate in Professional Studies: Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

Part-time

This course allows you to develop foundation level knowledge in HR policy and practice. It is suited to those with no prior training in Human Resource Management...

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Certificate in Professional Studies: Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

“The certificate in professional studies programme is designed to provide you with foundational skills in HR practice, while enabling you to continue with your professional development onto our postgraduate level HRM degrees.”

Cecilia Ellis, Program Leader

Dual award

On successful completion of this programme, you will be awarded both an academic qualification (Certificate in Professional Studies), as well as the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Qualification and Associate Membership of the CIPD.

Pathway to develop further

This award provides a pathway for you to develop further through the MSc / PGDip in HRM, which is accredited to the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Qualification.

Links to the HR profession

We have a vibrant HR community, which consists of current full and part time students at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels, as well as extensive alumni, a high profile research centre and very strong links with the CIPD at both national and local levels. This provides you with a vast array of networking opportunities and enables us to enhance your student experience through guest lectures.

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MSc International Business Management

Full-time; part-time

This course is suitable if you wish to progress your academic knowledge of management and apply this to an international business context, with options to specialise in business...

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MSc International Business Management

"As well as relevant subject matter, the course was delivered by experienced and passionate staff. The group of students on my course was internationally diverse, which made it feel all the more authentic."

Amy Melamed, MSc International Business Management graduate

Research active and industry experienced tutors

Teaching on this programme is delivered by an international team of research active specialists who are supported by guest speakers from the world of business.

Option to specialise in an area of international business

The specialist stream unit allows you to focus on an area of international business of your choice such as marketing, logistics, project management, HR or digital business.

Develop consultancy skills with a live client project

Through the Investigating Business Practice unit, you will have the opportunity to work on a live project for a real business client that looks to solve an international business related issue.

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MSc International Finance and Management

Full-time; part-time

This course has been designed for those seeking to develop a financial management career in organisations operating in an international context...

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MSc International Finance and Management

“The Business School provided me with an opportunity that clearly sets me apart from the rest of my peers.  The course did not just expose me to multicultural diversity regarding learning and interacting with students from other countries, but also learning from some of the best, talented and yet caring lectures and tutors.  In addition, the content of the programme is so rich that it helped me to develop skills such as communication, report writing, analytical, research, critical thinking and finance and business awareness.”

Kelvin Akapelwa, Management Consultant, Deloitte

Sets you ahead of your peers

This Masters aims to provide you with advanced skills and knowledge required for your future career, whether in finance or business in general. A serious CV enhancer.

Great teaching and research

A challenging course which is supported by teaching staff experienced in research and/or with many years of business experience in senior roles. The emphasis is on being approachable and friendly, seeking to help you achieve your potential. 

Widen your horizons

The breadth of this course and in particular the cultural and geographic spread of the students, in a relatively small cohort, means that you get to know each other and work well together. This all adds value to your academic and personal skills.

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MSc International Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

Full-time

This dual award, CIPD accredited course is suitable if some, or all, of your career will involve working outside the UK or if you have an interest in global employment issues...

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MSc International Human Resource Management (with CIPD)

“The International HRM programme is designed to develop world class HR professionals with the skills and knowledge to make add value to organisations operating across the globe.”

 Cecilia Ellis, Programme Leader

Dual award

On successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded both an academic qualification which will reflect your excellent grounding in all aspects of international HR management, as well as a CIPD level 7 Advanced Qualification and Associate Membership of the CIPD.

Opportunities to develop HR experience through placement opportunities

We offer comprehensive support to those who are seeking to develop their HR experience through a placement. This enhances your employability which is essential in a highly competitive labour market.

Links to the HR profession

We have a vibrant HR community, which consists of current full and part time students at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels, as well as extensive alumni, a high profile research centre and very strong links with the CIPD at both national and local levels. This provides students with a vast array of networking opportunities and enables us to enhance the student experience through guest lectures.

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MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Full-time; part-time

Accredited by two leading logistics bodies, this course will allow advanced career progression for those wishing to develop a career in the logistics and supply chain fields...

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MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

"The course helped me not only to carry out academic research, but also provided opportunities after graduation. I now work for an international consultancy business based in Germany".

Athanasios Basios - MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management graduate.

Practitioner led teaching

The teaching team on all units of this programme have substantial industrial experience in this sector and draw on this extensively in their teaching.

Hands on access to SAP

SAP is the leading enterprise system in the world. This course includes 12 hours of hands-on workshops on the SAP package.

Professionally recognised

Fully accredited by two leading institutions: the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

 

 

 

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MSc Marketing

Full-time

A broad based marketing qualification, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, suitable for graduates from any subject who wish to develop a career in marketing...

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MSc Marketing

Exceptional tutors. Each session is filled with fantastic content and it all links back to our final assignment. The course is very challenging for someone who has never studied digital marketing before but I appreciate this because I feel like I have learnt so much.”

Student feedback – MSc Marketing graduate

Work on live marketing projects with real clients

Develop CV enhancing skills as part of the Investigating Business Practice unit where you will work on a live marketing project with a business client based in the Manchester region.

Develop knowledge of the latest marketing practices

This course will develop your critical thinking and practical skills in marketing, marketing strategy and consumer behaviour that will allow you to become a skilled marketing professional.

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Fully recognised and accredited by CIM, this course allows you to offset credits earned while studying against CIM professional marketing qualifications.

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MSc Marketing (Communications)

Full-time

Similar to our MSc Marketing, except there is a core focus on the communications aspect of marketing and developing skills in managing integrated marketing communications campaigns...

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MSc Marketing (Communications)

“It was hugely important to me that the staff had industry experience, not just teaching experience. Going to lectures or tutorials, they drew on their own experience, and seeing their passion was infectious.”

Emma McGinley, MSc Marketing (Communications)

Study the latest marketing thinking and techniques

Incorporating the latest tools and techniques within the field of digital and social media, the programme offers learning in the latest techniques used by marketing communications practitioners.

Become skilled in devising marketing communications plans

Develop the capabilities to become a work ready marketing graduate on completion of your degree and be able to plan and deliver effective marketing communication strategies.

Gain experience as a consultant on a live marketing communications client brief

As part of the Investigating Business Practice unit, you will develop practical consulting skills by working for a business based within the Manchester region on a real life marketing communications brief that they can deliver in their business.

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MSc Marketing (Creative Advertising)

Full-time

Ideal for graduates of any subject, this course is similar to our MSc Marketing except there is a core focus on the creative advertising process and managing advertising campaigns...

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MSc Marketing (Creative Advertising)

"The creative advertising unit allows you to get into the mind of a true advertiser by building campaigns from the ground up, something which leaves you with experience for life.”

Student feedback

Build your creative thinking skills

This course will develop your creative skills in helping you to create and implement effective advertising solutions to complex marketing challenges.

Excellent links nationally and internationally

Manchester is acknowledged as world leader in digital marketing and both staff and alumni from this course have developed an extensive network of contacts from leading marketing and advertising agencies across the globe.

Work on live advertising projects with real clients

Develop CV enhancing skills through the Investigating Business Practice unit, where you will work as part of a project team to propose creative advertising solutions to a marketing issue faced by a real business client in the Manchester region. 

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Master of Sport Directorship

Part-time

The only degree of its kind in the UK, combining the latest sports governance thinking and neuroscience. Aimed at professionals wanting to advance their management career in sport....

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Master of Sport Directorship

“I feel this course is preparing me for my future career. I played football for 27 seasons, and the thought of retiring was a bit of a worry. This course is giving me the skills and knowledge I need when I hang up my boots, and I know I will be well prepared for the business side of football.”

Becky Easton, player and Assistant General Manager at Doncaster Belles Football Club.

A unique qualification for a unique career

This degree has been tailored to meet the growing demand for skilled sporting directors who have the necessary leadership skills to drive performance on the field and in the boardroom.

Expert masterclasses from leading industry speakers

A core part of the MSD programme is the masterclass series where you can access a range of speakers from the sport and business worlds who are at the top of their game.

Joint programme with Visionary Sports Investment

A partnership programme with Visionary Sports Investment, this degree benefits from the academic expertise of the business school and the sporting expertise of VSI that allows you to gain an advanced qualification to progress your sporting career. 

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Manchester Met MBA

Part-time

This is our general MBA programme, aimed at existing professionals who have work experience. Includes a choice of specialist modules in the latter part of the course. ...

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Manchester Met MBA

"The course has made a huge difference to me – it gives me confidence that my career experience to date now matches my academic abilities and knowledge. It also validates me as a manager."

Sue Sutton, MBA graduate

AMBA accredited

Our MBA programmes are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), which represents the highest standard of business education and ensures your MBA study is of the highest quality.

Option to tailor your studies

In addition to the core modules that will equip you with solid grounding in all aspects of strategic business, you will also be able to tailor your studies by selecting more specialised option units in the latter stage of your MBA.

International study tour

A core element of our MBA programmes is the international study tour, where you will have the opportunity to go on an international study tour and experience how management is practiced in an international climate.

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MBA in Digital Management

Part-time

With units focusing on contemporary business management and digital strategy, Manchester Met is the ideal place to equip yourself for a career in this rapidly expanding profession....

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MBA in Digital Management

AMBA accredited

Our MBA programmes are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), which represents the highest standard of business education and ensures your MBA study is of the highest quality.

Specialised units in digital business

The second stage of this MBA will equip you with advanced knowledge of digital strategy, allowing you to become skilled in all aspects of digital.

Complete a digital management consultancy dissertation

You can use your MBA dissertation as a consultative piece of research that examines a digital management aspect of your own business or workplace. 

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MBA in Financial Services

Part-time

A comprehensive and engaging MBA programme that will provide all the skills and knowledge you need to progress to the next level of your financial career....

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MBA in Financial Services

AMBA accredited

Our MBA programmes are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), which represents the highest standard of business education and ensures your MBA study is of the highest quality. 

Specialised units

The second stage of this MBA will equip you with advanced knowledge of financial services through specialised units that are core to the sector.

Complete a financial services consultancy dissertation

You can use your MBA dissertation as a consultative piece of research that examines a finncial aspect of your own business or workplace. 

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MBA in Strategic Health and Social Care

Part-time

A specialist MBA qualification aimed at management professionals working in the health and social care sector, with a mix of business and sector specific units of study....

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MBA in Strategic Health and Social Care

AMBA accredited

Our MBA programmes are accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), which represents the highest standard of business education and ensures your MBA study is of the highest quality.

A tailored qualification responding to the changing healthcare and social care agenda 

Gain the latest thinking and skills in order for you to lead and drive the necessary changes in the health and social care sector.

Become skilled in the business aspect of health and social care

Teaching on this MBA combines expertise from both our business school and Faculty of Health, Psychology & Social Care so you can benefit from the latest thinking and research from both of these schools. 

 

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MSc Place Management and Leadership

Part-time

This qualification aims to equip professionals working in any area of place management, tourism or government with the competencies to deliver effective place making strategies ...

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MSc Place Management and Leadership

International reputation and research in place management

Manchester Met has developed an international reputation in this area for over 25 years, developing high profile, original research and supporting professionals working in the sector across the world.

Enabling transformative change in places with cutting edge theory and practice

Designed specifically for existing place practitioners and policymakers including town and city managers, local government, district improvement managers and destination marketing professionals.

Validated by the Institute of Place Management

The Institute of Place Management (IPM) accredits this course and membership is free as a student of this course. The Institute is globally recognised for its applied research and industry support for place practitioners and policy makers.

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MSc Project Management

Full-time; part-time

With some units accredited by the Association for Project Management, this course is ideal those wishing to gain a recognised project management qualification ...

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MSc Project Management

“I enjoyed the academic nature of the course and the focus on critical analysis, rather than learning one type of project management skill.”

Elizabeth Woodcock, MSc Project Management graduate

Careful consideration of theory and practice

The course prepares you to becoming a well-rounded professional, developing a range of skills to choose from to suit a variety of project management contexts.

Innovation in course design

Incorporating a virtual computer-based experience for project management learning and an innovative syllabus on the challenging issue of sustainability in project management.

Accredited to a professional standard

Specialist units are mapped onto the Body of Knowledge approved by a leading professional organisation, the Association for Project Management (APM).

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MSc Public Relations

Full-time; part-time

Open to graduates of any subject, this course is ideal if you possess strong communication skills. It aims to equip you with a suite of industry standard, practical PR skills ...

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MSc Public Relations

"The course more than met my expectations. It was a mix of practical and theory and staff are focused on the practical needs that students require. It has a great reputation and tutors have strong industry background as well as academic knowledge of PR practice.”

Shauna Pearson, MSc Public Relations graduate

Work on live PR projects with real clients

Part of the PR Skills and Specialism unit, you will work with an external live client to research, write and design a media pack and media relations plan including press releases, target media list and social media content.

Network with a range of PR professionals

You will be encouraged to benefit from the University’s extensive links with the PR profession locally by engaging with members of the North West’s creative industries as part of your course, attending industry events and guest speakers.

Career enhancing PR internships

You will have the opportunity to undertake a number of PR internships as part of the course to develop your practical skills. Many of our PR students are offered full time employment before or at the end of their course and are now working in either PR positions or further internships.

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PgCert Public Relations and Digital Communications

Part-time; online distance learning

A qualification ideal for busy communications practitioners, or those seeking a new career, to develop essential PR skills including theory, strategy and digital campaign planning...

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PgCert Public Relations and Digital Communications

Ideal career change qualification

If you have aspirations of moving into a public relations career, this qualification provides an excellent platform for developing knowledge in PR theory, strategy and digital communications management.

Exemptions for CIPR Diploma holders

If you hold a CIPR Diploma in Public Relations, you are eligible to be exempt from unit one on this programme, meaning you only would need to study one unit.

Pathway onto MSc Public Relations and Media Management

Completion of this course provides advanced entry onto our MSc Public Relations and Media Management programme. 

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MSc Public Relations and Media Management

Part-time; online distance learning

An ideal course for PR practitioners to gain an advanced qualification and develops the latest thinking in PR strategy, media management and social and digital communications...

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MSc Public Relations and Media Management

Essential leadership and consultancy skills development

Provides senior practitioners with professional development in contemporary management and leadership practice in public relations.

Accelerated route for CIPR Diploma holders

Practitioners holding a CIPR Diploma in Public Relations qualify for advanced standing, meaning they gain exemptions of up to 60 credits, and therefore only need to complete two units and the dissertation.

Latest thinking in digital and social media communications

This course will explore the latest theory and practice in using digital and social media techniques in a public relations strategy. 

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MSc Strategic Business Management (CIMA online)

Part-time; online distance learning

This online, distance learning course offers an exciting opportunity for CIMA members to advance or change their careers and gain an advanced qualification ...

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MSc Strategic Business Management (CIMA online)

"I have received a tremendous amount of support including periodic Skype meetings to discuss coursework and dissertation progression, which have enabled face to face contact, having a significant impact in feeling a part of the course and the University. This qualification centres on a dissertation and though there are key texts provided, the theories within them mean that it is possible to develop a piece of research in a range of areas, which makes an enormous difference when it comes to the self motivation needed."

Gemma Collins GCMA, MSc Strategic Business Management graduate

Tailored postgraduate degree for CIMA members

This course has been specifically designed for qualified CIMA members to top up their existing qualifications with a recognised degree.

Develop advanced skills

Become adept in a range of research methods and be able to identify and investigate unfamiliar areas that arise within a business context.

Undertake an applied research project

An opportunity to research a live accounting issue that can be based on your own organisation. This allows you to follow your interests and develop real expertise in a certain area.

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