Business Management

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Study one of our business management courses and you'll develop the skills you need for a successful career in business in an authentic environment, with access to state-of-the-art learning tools.

Please note that some of our postgraduate course start dates have moved to January 2021. You can see a full list of January 2021 start dates on our website.

"Studying the MBA has easily been one of the highlights of my life. I’m using skills from my MBA every day in my work – from the business insight to understanding how each part of business works. Not only has it supported my career progression but I’ve developed personally too. I can’t recommend it highly enough."

Claudia, MBA

Business Management courses

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MBA Master of Business Administration

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The Bristol MBA is practical, flexible and focused. This highly regarded full-time course has been designed to enhance your management career, helping you to reach new heights in business.

Our Bristol MBA prepares managers for the changing demands of the global market and the increasing challenges of contemporary business. You will gain practical insight into the key issues facing organisations today and investigate key methodologies relevant to the real world.

We'll encourage you to think about business in a responsible way, creating sustainable value for business and society at large, and contributing to a healthy economy.

MBA Master of Business Administration (Executive) MBA

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Our Master of Business Administration (Executive) MBA will prepare you for senior leadership and the complex, changing demands of contemporary business.

The Master of Business Administration (Executive) MBA is an internationally recognised qualification for busy, experienced professionals looking to make their mark at the most senior levels. This is an executive programme which leads to the award of the Master in Business Administration (MBA).

Delivered part time over three years, you'll cover all the content included in the full time MBA while minimising time away from your professional role.

DBA Doctor of Business Administration

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Our Doctorate in Business Administration will give you the practitioner skills, specialist knowledge and business understanding to become an industry shaper. It is a focussed, carefully curated course that will enable you to meet the higher intellectual and professional practice demands of your role.

It's a challenging, game-changing opportunity that has the potential to transform your leadership vision, your individual performance and your organisation.

MSc International Management

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This is our largest postgraduate course in terms of student numbers. Whatever your background or UG degree subject area, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully perform a management role in a global context.

All organisations need effective leadership, and managers who can demonstrate an awareness of global business issues alongside this will always be sought after by employers. This one-year, full-time MSc in International Management will give you the expertise, knowledge and skills that are required to perform a managerial role in an international organisation.

MSc Digital Marketing

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Develop your digital marketing expertise through industry connections, expert tuition and the latest technology.

This course is designed for individuals who are ready to build on their existing marketing background by delving into digital.

You'll gain an extensive understanding of digital channels, including websites, social media, search engines and direct online marketing. Explore the ethics of data handling, and discover how to make your communications work harder through in-depth analytics.

MSc Marketing

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This course develops the thinking skills required for a successful career in marketing, while also giving you plenty of opportunity to apply those skills to real marketing issues.

If you are looking to forge yourself a career in marketing, the MSc in Marketing at Bristol Business School will give you a solid qualification, and the skills and insights, to help lift you above other candidates in the job market, whatever your background or undergraduate degree subject area.

This well-established and highly respected course will give you a thorough academic grounding in the subject, as well as developing your knowledge, experience and skills, to open the door to a wide range of rewarding marketing careers. This course can be studied full time or part time over two years and so can be studied easily around full-time work.

MSc Marketing Communications

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This course develops thinking skills and will give you a general introduction to marketing with a focus on marketing communications. It is suitable for students wishing to work in a marketing communications agency or as a communications specialist, whatever your background or undergraduate degree subject area.

The digital revolution has resulted in a widening of the number and types of organisations involved in communications. Previously advertising was often confined to larger commercial organisations, however, there is now a need to have a strong web presence. Organisations of all kinds have had to become far more professional in how they communicate with customers, the public and other audiences.

The MSc in Marketing Communications will give you a solid grounding in marketing, while also allowing you to position yourself as a marketing communications specialist. Whether you choose to go on to work in an agency, in house as part of a communications team, or as a freelance consultant, the course will help you gain the skills and insight needed to establish yourself confidently in this field.

PG Cert Enterprise

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If you have recently graduated and are looking to expand your knowledge of business and leadership, and boost your employability further, our PG Certificate Enterprise gives you a flexible and highly efficient way to do it.

We are one of very few universities in the UK offering this kind of employability-enhancing course to recent graduates. It's open to you irrespective of which degree you studied and will enhance your employability options and prospects, whichever career path you are looking to take. Significant discounts are available for recent UWE Bristol graduates and we offer a cash discount on successful completion for all students.

MSc Business Management

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Whatever your background or UG degree subject area, this course will equip you with a wide range of practical business skills, from market research and strategic analysis tools, to techniques for motivating individuals in the workplace in a variety of different industry sectors.

MSc Risk Management and Insurance

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A stand-out course for students interested in risk in the global insurance industry, with extensive networking opportunities and progression towards the industry standard qualification (ACII).

Drawing on our long-standing links with employers, the CII and wider industry, you'll learn from industry practitioners and apply your learning in authentic industry contexts.

You'll have regular access to the Bloomberg trading room on our Frenchay Campus, and work with our experienced team of academics and practitioners.

The course content covers a significant amount of material in the industry standard qualification (ACII), giving you a head start on further professional training.

MSc Financial Technology (FinTech)

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A course that equips you to address the pervasive impact of disruptive financial technologies. You'll gain a distinctive, globally marketable set of skills. This programme is jointly run by Bristol Business School and The Department for Computer Science and Creative Technologies.

Working with our experts in data science, computer science, finance, regulation, enterprise and business, you'll develop excellent technical data and systems understanding, as well as sound business knowledge of the industries where the technologies have maximum impact and application. At UWE Bristol we have world-class expertise in AI and business analytics that have fed into the development of this course.

MSc Human Resource Management

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Bristol Business School has been a leading provider of professional HRM education for nearly 50 years. With one of the largest teams of HRM experts, long-established links with the CIPD, and up-to-the-minute, practitioner-focused training, we are widely regarded as a leading name in the field.

The MSc in Human Resource Management is for students from Britain or elsewhere who are pursuing an HR career in the UK. Tailored to the needs of British HR professionals.

MSc Human Resource Management (International)

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For 40 years, our courses have been recognised in independent audits as among the best taught and managed postgraduate HRM programmes in Britain.

There is growing worldwide demand for professionals and leaders who can devise and apply creative human resource solutions across national and international contexts.

Success in these roles requires mastery of comparative HR practice, combined with sensitivity to context and insight into both employers' and employees' needs.

This course will equip you with a critical grasp of the issues, themes and challenges central to managing people, whatever the context.

The course will suit you if you're seeking, or have already started, a career in managing people or as a specialist HR professional in any part of the world.

MSc Human Resource Management (part-time)

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Bristol Business School has been a leading provider of professional HRM education for nearly 50 years. With one of the largest teams of HRM experts, long-established links with the CIPD, and up-to-the-minute, practitioner-focused training, we are widely regarded as a leading name in the field.

The MSc Human Resource Management (part time) course is aimed at students with work experience in a HR or similar environment.  This version does not include a placement but does require students to draw on their experience in the classroom and in assessments.

MSc Events Management

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Open to graduates from any discipline, this course offers you the opportunity to hone your practical skills by getting involved in a range of exciting events and projects, building on our expertise and many links with event managers, organisations and venues in south-west England and beyond.

By studying our MSc Events Management, you will be equipped with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of planning, organising and evaluating the impact of a wide variety of events in a range of different industry sectors. Throughout the course you will develop the professional and transferable skills you need to make your mark in this exciting and dynamic profession.