Online Degree in Business & Management

MA Management (Advanced Standing)

Learn management theory and how to apply it in the workplace in this online master's degree. You'll investigate a real-life management issue to help you hone your leadership skills.

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Coventry UniversityCoventry University
  • Degree title

    MA Management (Advanced Standing)
  • Type

  • Duration

    Part time 6 months - 2 years
  • Total tuition fee

    £4,600 GBP

Master management, make an impact at work and boost your career credentials

Develop your leadership skills with this flexible management course that enables you to convert your existing experience into a master’s qualification - in as little as six months.

Put management theory into practice and investigate existing organisational issues. The degree aims to equip you with the professional skills to really add value in the workplace.

Study where and when it suits you, with expert guidance from a dedicated course supervisor, who will support your research and help you to create meaningful change at work.


Boost your management skills and career prospects by converting your professional experience into a master’s qualification.
Part time 6 months - 2 years
2 programs

What do I need to apply?

You should have 120 credits at Level 7 in a subject which contains relevant management content. The 120 credits will be derived typically from CIPD, CIMA, ACCA, CIM, CIPS programmes or similar Level 7 PG Diploma programmes.

You should be able to demonstrate at least two years’ professional experience, with evidence of management responsibility by submission of a CV and statement from a referee, either your manager or someone who has had significant professional contact with you.

How much will it cost?

The total fee for this course is £4600.00.

It consists of two programs/modules:

Management Research Skills (50 credit module) – £3833.33 (per year)

Management Research Project (10 credit module) – £766.66 (per year)

What are the learning outcomes?

On successful completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Identify and clearly specify management problems in order to determine the effects that they have upon an organisation
  • Critically review relevant, contemporary academic and practitioner literature relating to management and the organisational context
  • Systematically and creatively execute appropriate research design using selected research methods to ethically examine defined management problems
  • Demonstrate effective management of a project, recognising and adapting to change throughout
  • Effectively and consistently present, evaluate and analyse data in the investigation of management
  • Reach well-researched conclusions and articulated judgements based upon management research, to create a range of recommendations
  • Quantify and critically examine the impact of complex management interventions on an organisation
  • Demonstrate strengthening of your professional practice through reflective self-directed learning and communication of findings to an academic audience and organisational stakeholders

Programs on this degree

Management Research Skills
Management Research Project

What you’ll get as a degree student with FutureLearn

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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