Management MSc - 2019/0

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Levels 6 and 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MSc Management (Placement pathway)

Subsidiary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip Management
PGCert Management

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time PKA61124 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Full-time with work placement PKA61125 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

JACs code

N200

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Other internal and / or external reference points

NA

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Surrey Business School

Programme Leader

ZDUNCZYK Katarzyna (SBS)

Date of production/revision of spec

18/10/2019

Educational aims of the programme

  • To provide a programme of study that will enable students to fulfil their intellectual, professional and human potential through a transformative educational experience that combines rigorous academic study with immersive exposure to contemporary practice in business and management.
  • To develop international professionals and leaders with the vision, knowledge, creativity, skills and ethics necessary to take an integrated, critically aware, dynamic and strategic view of organisations and to make a valuable contribution to both organisations and society.
  • To instil a professional mindset characterised by a strong work ethic, desire to excel, creative thinking, social awareness and global outlook.
  • To develop critical, analytical, and interpretative abilities, directed towards problem solving and innovation in organisational contexts.
  • To develop business acumen, personal and professional skills, and autonomous learning ability to enhance students┬┐ employability on graduation and their life-long career prospects.

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Knowledge of the theory and practice of management in contemporary organisations. K PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Knowledge and understanding of the social, economic, financial, and technological aspects of organising and organisations. K PGDip, MSc
Thoughtful awareness of the relationship between work organisations and society on a global as well as local scale. K MSc
Knowledge of the most significant current and anticipated future trends in business and management. K MSc
Analyse, synthesise and solve complex, unstructured business problems. C PGDip, MSc
Approach problems in a critical and creative manner in order to develop novel and innovative solutions. C PGDip, MSc
Integrate learning from a comprehensive range of managerial subject areas to understand and address complex situations holistically. C MSc
Apply academic knowledge to professional practice in a reflexive and ethically informed manner. C PGDip, MSc
Act in a self-directed and autonomous manner in planning and implementing projects. P PGDip, MSc
Apply consistently in-depth knowledge and understanding to complex business situations. P MSc
Identify and analyse issues occurring in organisations to develop effective, evidence-based solutions and recommendations. P PGDip, MSc
Contribute to organisations through advanced professional expertise, intellectual rigour and professional ethical values. P MSc
Be able to lead and inspire people, work in a collegiate manner as part of a team and receive leadership from others in work environments. P MSc
Develop the habits and skills necessary for life-long learning and continued professional development. T MSc
Access and interpret appropriate data to understand trends and anticipate future developments. T MSc
Critically evaluate arguments and make sound judgements with incomplete data. T MSc
Construct evidence-based arguments and communicate effectively in speech and writing with diverse audiences. T PGCert, PGDip, MSc
Develop advanced interpersonal skills and apply them effectively in diverse work situations. T PGCert, PGDip, MSc
General awareness of the social, economic, financial, and technological aspects of organising and organisations K PGCert, MSc
Analyse, synthesise and solve structured business problems. C PGCert, MSc
Apply academic knowledge to professional practice in an ethically informed manner. C PGCert, MSc
Apply academic knowledge and understanding to business situations. P PGCert, MSc

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)

Full-time with work placement

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over fifteen months, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7*. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.Possible exit awards include:- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)*some programmes may contain up to 30 credits at FHEQ level 6.

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

Semester 1: four compulsory foundation modules worth 15 credits.
Semester 2: students choose three out of five optional advanced modules worth 15 credits each, including:
Leadership and Decision Making Project
Global Project
Sustainability and Social Innovation Project
Digital Economy Project
Entrepreneurship and Creativity Project
Students choose one out of two optional integrative modules worth 15 credits each, including:
International Study Project
Consulting Project
Year-long:
Students NOT on the Placement pathway must take the compulsory Capstone Project (12 months) module worth 60 credits.

Year 1 (full-time with placement - 15 months) - FHEQ Level 7

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time with placement - 15 months) - FHEQ Level 7

Semester 1: four compulsory foundation modules worth 15 credits.
Semester 2: students choose three out of four optional advanced modules worth 15 credits each, including:
Leadership and Decision Making Project
Global Project
Sustainability and Social Innovation Project
Digital Economy Project
Students choose one out of two optional integrative modules worth 15 credits each, including:
International Study Project
Consulting Project
Year-long:
Students choose one of two compulsory integrative modules worth 60 credits each:
Capstone Project with Placement (15 months) or Study Abroad (15 months).

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guest Speakers / Visiting Academics Y
Professional Training Year (PTY) N
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) Y Yes
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exchange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) Y Yes
Dual degree N

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2019/0 academic year.