MSc Management (e-Business)

  1. Course Variations
    Nomenclature Duration Mode Of Attendance
    MSc 1Yr FT
    MSc 2Yr PT
  2. Typical offer:
    UK 2.2
  3. Accreditation:
    null

Course Overview

We offer a Master's in Management for students from any background who would like to work in business or management. The programme has been specifically designed with a clear focus on management in an interconnected global community. This programme covers core management concepts such as international marketing, operations management, global strategy, finance and international human resource management. To help you get the best from your studies, the programme also includes an academic skills module that covers issues such as research methods, presentation skills, group dynamics and employability support.

Key Features

  • All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have a breadth of industrial and academic knowledge
  • Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact - 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014)
  • 93% of Swansea students in employment six months after graduating
  • High contact time – our modules come with a lecture (in class sizes capped at approximately 150 students) and seminar/tutorial (in class sizes capped at 30) every single week. Interested in the facilities? Take a look at them here
  • Scholarships available for outstanding students – click here for more details
  • Swansea is 3rd in the UK for international-ranked research outputs (REF 2014) 

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

MSc 1 Year Full-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert
Compulsory Modules
Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule Name
MN-D004Semester 3 (Summer Taught)60Dissertation (Directed Independent Learning)
MN-M001Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Managing Financial Resources
MN-M012Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Human Resource Management
MN-M013Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Marketing Management
MN-M022Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Operations Management
MN-M519Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Global e-Business
MN-M522Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Strategy
MN-M533Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Information Systems Management
MN-M549Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Research Methods

MSc 2 Year Part-time

Year 1 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 60 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 15 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
MN-M519Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Global e-Business
MN-M533Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Information Systems Management

Year 2 (Level 7 PGT)

FHEQ 7 Taught Masters / PGDip / PGCert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules
Optional Modules 

Choose Exactly 15 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidance
MN-M519Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Global e-Business
MN-M533Semester 2 (Jan-Jun Taught)15Information Systems Management

Description

The MSc Management (e-Business) is ideally suited to students with a keen interest in e-business and its application to the business environment. This pathway provides students with an intensive focus on business information systems, covering topics such as information systems management, e-commerce, social media and application development. 

Entry Requirements

Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Any degree subject will be considered. 

We consider all applications on their merits and will look at each individual case before making an offer so students who fall slightly short of the entry criteria should still apply to the School of Management.

Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5.   A list of equivalent tests are provided here. If you have studied an undergraduate degree taught through the medium of English you maybe exempt from this requirement – click here for further information.

For students who fall short of only the English language requirement we offer a range of Pre-Master's training programmes that you may take before starting your Master's qualification. Further details can be found here.

For students who fall significantly short of the general entry requirement we offer a Pre-Master's programme via International College Wales Swansea that will allow you to enter our postgraduate programmes. Please click here for more details. 

How To Apply

To apply for this programme, please follow the below link and you will be taken to the central University application system:

Make an application

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2019/20 are as follows:

UK/EU International
MSc Full-time £10,300 £17,500
MSc Part-time £5,150 £8,750

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

International students and part-time study: It is now possible for some students to study part-time under the Tier 4 visa route. This is dependent on factors relating to the course and your individual situation. It may also be possible to study with us if you are already in the UK under a different visa category. Please visit the University information on Visas and Immigration for further guidance and support.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Additional Costs

The tuition fees do not cover the costs of purchasing books or stationery, printing, thesis binding or photocopying costs.

There are no mandatory additional costs specified for this course.

Professional Accreditation

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. By undertaking this course, upon graduation, you will receive a CMI level 7 Certificate. For more information visit our professional accreditation page

Careers and Employability

From the moment you arrive at the School of Management we will work with you to help you build your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects.

During your time with us you’ll have the chance to:

  • Get unlimited one to one bespoke careers advice from our dedicated careers team
  • Undertake a work placement or internship through the Swansea Paid Internship Network (SPIN) or ‘Week of Work’ initiative
  • Work and network with employers from a range of national and multi-national companies through our seminars and events
  • Boost your skills and meet employers during our Employability Module which is run twice a year
  • Complete the Swansea Employability Award
  • Participate in our Business in the Bay competition and compete against other university students
  • Join our Alumni community and meet graduates from previous years who can offer the benefit of their experiences
  • Attend our Careers Fair and network with employers
  • Join our Employability Mentoring scheme and get mentored by an employer who can help you with the transition from student to working professional.

Location and Facilities

The Bay Campus is situated in an outstanding location on the eastern approach into Swansea, with direct access onto the beach and its own seafront promenade. The campus features modern and bright student accommodation, including standard, premium, twin and wheelchair accessible rooms.

Bay Campus buildings and resources include:

  • Central support services for students housed within the Tower Information Centre.
  • State of the art library and resource centre.
  • Students’ Union.
  • The Great Hall – incorporating the Stanley Clarke Auditorium, lecture theatres and a cafe offering magnificent views across Swansea Bay.

Extensive catering and grocery provision including cafeterias, bar, supermarket, launderette and cash points. All of this will be in addition to recreational sporting facilities and a beach for all to enjoy.

For more information on what's available to you on the Bay Campus visit our Location and Facilities page.

Contact

For more information on this programme, please contact us:

Telephone: +44 (0)1792 205678

Email: study@swansea.ac.uk

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