The Edinburgh online MSc in Business Management will provide you with the practical proficiencies and knowledge you need to succeed in a career in business.
The programme is most suited if you are a new graduate with little management experience or you are wishing to embark on a career change and needing to update your current skills and knowledge.
Students will be provided with a sound theoretical grounding in business management and stimulate an enquiring, analytical approach to several broad areas. You will develop competencies in innovative and creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning.
This master level programme seeks to support your development as an effective manager, giving you a broad understanding of areas such as strategic management, leadership and innovation and human resource management.
You can choose to focus on the general route through the programme or pursue one of our 10 specialist routes which include, Banking, Entrepreneurship, Events, Finance, HRM, Information Systems Strategy and Governance, Logistics & Supply chains, Marketing & Sales, Project Management, and Tourism & Hospitality.
This programme will guide you in exploring issues facing contemporary businesses and help develop your management skills in order to enhance your qualification.
While gaining a sound understanding of business management related topics; discussions stimulate an enquiring and analytical approach to subject matter. You will develop skills in innovative and creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning.
The course will deliver accessible, creative and flexible postgraduate business education allowing you the option to choose in how, when and where you study.
The online learning environment provides you with the opportunity to engage with a global community of learners, while the university’s academic staff and dedicated Global Online support team are available to support you throughout the course of your studies.
On successful completion of this programme you will have the knowledge, understanding and skills to gain postgraduate- level employment in Business Management.
The Online Masters degree in Business management will offer students an in-depth understanding of the most successful business management methods, tactics and strategies as well as a wider perspective of proven management styles.
The entry requirement for this course is normally a Bachelor’s degree at 2:2 or above. The University may also consider lesser qualification if you can demonstrate sufficient work experience in the relevant field and industry.
If English is not your first language, you may need to undertake an approved English language test. You can discuss the available options with your personal academic consultant.
Recent surveys show that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at a professional or managerial level. For some jobs, a postgraduate qualification may be essential, for others it offers a competitive edge.
As companies seek out the business managers with the most advanced skills to respond to changes in the economy and marketplace, a Masters degree in business management could give you the competitive edge you need to advance to these upper level positions.
The specialist knowledge and understanding you will gain could open up rewarding careers in business management, banking, insurance, accountancy, finance, marketing, sales, retail and human resources.
Previous students have pursued the programme to re-orientate their careers, or supplement a degree in another discipline with a business qualification.
Please note that Edinburgh Napier University’s website (www.napier.ac.uk) is the most up to date source of information regarding courses. We strongly recommend that you always visit the website before making any commitments.