The MSc Strategic Business Management Online is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management. In particular, those who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in business management will benefit from this course.
You will develop a broad understanding of the most important concepts in management with a strategic perspective. The University of Law Business School prides itself on the depth and practical relevance of the knowledge delivered on its programmes by academics with practical experience. You will apply theoretical concepts and business models to real-life case studies, in a practice-based environment. The course can be studied online or on campus. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in business and management, including roles such as manager, consultant, analyst or entrepreneur.
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New from September 2022 – this course will have an optional Placement Year to gain significant skills to enhance your employability.
MSc Strategic Business Management Online
The Online Master of Science Strategic Business Management is a postgraduate degree designed to get you ready to launch your career in an industry of your choice, especially if you’re interested in the roles of manager, consultant or analyst, or if you want to pursue a career as an entrepreneur. Built with the modern workplace in mind, we want to give you the opportunities to focus your education on making you ready to launch your career in the industry that you choose.
For added flexibility, this online course can be studied over 12 months or on a part-time basis over 21 months while still receiving the same quality teaching.
This online course is CMI accredited providing you with membership and a Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Management alongside your MSc.
Commercially experienced tutors teach the latest business skills in workshop style sessions, more aligned to working in the business than a crowded lecture hall.
Our MSc Strategic Business Management Online has a strong focus on employability prospects and offers an excellent grounding in the key aspects of business and management. We have made sure that the course covers a range of different modules to give you the best foundation for a professional business career. Our goal is to help you graduate from the MSc Strategic Business Management ready to launch your career in the industry of your choice.
As well as having the freedom to study with us from any location worldwide, you’ll receive dedicated support from our faculty members and have access to careers guidance throughout the duration of your programme, with the same standards of tuition and academic rigour as you’d find on our campus programmes.
This course is designed to support you to acquire the skills, competencies, and business acumen needed to take your career forward through our full range of innovative online study resources, which allow you to create your own timetable and fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.
As an online student, you’ll have access to a range of professionally produced tuition videos to support each module, featuring detailed animations to help you absorb complex concepts. You can explore case studies taken from the real business world to help strengthen your learning while accessing downloadable reading materials, so you can revise on the go.
Full-time students will study two 8 week modules in one term and an 8-week module and two 4 week modules in the other term. Once you’ve finished your modules you will begin your dissertation, which will be submitted 12 months after the commencement of the course.
Part-time students will study one module at a time. Once you’ve finished your modules you will begin your dissertation, which will be submitted 21 months after the commencement of the course.
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on the terms completed.
Global Business Strategy and Leadership (30 credits)
International Marketing Leadership (30 credits)
Financial Information for Business Decisions (30 credits)
Management of Business Operations (15 credits)
Performance Management and Reward (15 credits)
Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation/ Project
The Research Methods and Professional Development module will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to critically evaluate a business issue of your choice from a specialist perspective. You will learn how to utilise the necessary tools for research-related activities in a professional environment, and gain the ability to investigate a complex business issue.
Assessment for our online programmes is designed to meet the academic and professional learning outcomes for each module. You can expect to prepare for and receive feedback on seminars, workshops, tests and presentations, as well as assignments, projects, and exams. Online students are particularly required to partake in group work and group assessments with their peers, which will form part of their summative grade.
Our online MSc programme options have their own structure, with specially designed assessments to suit.
2:2 or above from a UK bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualifications.
International students additionally require an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
1 year full-time, 21 months part-time
How to Apply
You can apply for this course directly with the University, or GISMA if you’d like to study in Berlin.