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Online MSc Global Management
3 good reasons to study Global Management at Salford:
Enhance your career prospects with an excellent masters qualification specialising in global business and management
Build on existing management skills to strengthen your personal performance and benefit your organisation
Put global management theory into real practice with an exciting Business Innovation Project
MSc (Minimum 12 months, maximum three years)
This course is designed for graduates from a non-business discipline wanting to develop their skills and knowledge in order to become a successful manager in a global business organisation.
You will learn about and critically evaluate evidence-based best practice to inform and improve your own skills.
If you are already working as a manager, you will seriously enhance your capabilities, improve your career prospects, and achieve a highly-regarded management qualification.
Strategic International Business Management
You will gain a thorough grounding in the major issues and perspectives of management, with a particular focus on strategic, global and organisational issues in an international context. You’ll also get an overview of key issues and decisions relating to the legal, social and ethical responsibilities of corporate management. You will be encouraged to think critically about theory and practice in an ethical and professional manner, in particular in light of key issues and decisions related to the strategic organisation in both national and international contexts. This module draws from findings from research into work and particular emphasis is placed on a number of theoretical and practical perspectives to enable you to better understand the world of work.
International Financial Management
Examine the impact of such factors as exchange rates, inflation rates and interest rates on the management of firms in an international/global context. You will be able to devise and evaluate a risk management strategy for the uncertain world of international financial markets using financial instruments such as swaps, options and futures. Emphasis is placed on factors that differentiate multinational from domestic financial management. This module also offers the opportunity to develop practical analytical and presentational skills by applying theory and concepts to international financial databases.
Marketing and Service Management
Develop an understanding of the role of marketing within the global organisation and the processes involved, with particular emphasis on the service sector. You will gain knowledge and skills applicable to managing quality and a wide-ranging analysis of the issues involved in managing the strategic marketing/management functions within a global service context. In drawing from findings from research and practice, emphasis is placed on a number of theoretical perspectives that enable you to develop the ability to critically evaluate and analyse service management opportunities and problems at a global scale.
Operations and Information Management
Develop an in-depth understanding of the increasingly important field of operations and information management at a global scale. You will gain an overview of how to improve different types of operations and information systems, to contribute to a company's competitiveness and strategy. You will develop understanding of concepts, techniques and models that are used for planning, managing and improving operations and MIS within manufacturing and service organisations in a global context.
Business Innovation Project
Dissertation: a conventional dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words, consisting of research question, aims and objectives, rationale for undertaking the study, literature review, research methodology, analysis of findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Blended learning mostly online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration, plus a one-week compulsory residency. The residency will be held in Salford or Zürich, Switzerland.
Strictly limited to 90 per term
10,000 CHF (Swiss Francs, approximately 10345 US$ / 8732 € / 7681 £). This includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University of Salford matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest free instalments over 12 months, however, the programme is not eligible for UK Postgraduate Loans for Master’s Study. The fees are for the entire programme, and include all the courses as well as supervision for the final innovation project.
The Residency costs, such as airfare and accomodation, plus a 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs, approximately 2069 US$ / 1746 € / 1536 £) tuition fee for the residency, and some of the textbooks that you will need for the course are not included in these fees.
All the University of Salford M.Sc. degrees programme offered online are recognised worldwide. The University of Salford received a Royal Charter in 1967 by Her Majesty the Queen. The University of Salford is fully recognised by the British Government.
Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent.
A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements.
We welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.