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MSc Management

Please note: The below is for 2025 entries. Click here for 2024 entries.
UCAS code 1234
Duration 9 months full time
12 months full time
Entry year 2024
Campus Streatham Campus
Discipline Business and Management


  • The Management MSc regularly ranks in the Financial Times Top 100 of Management MSc programmes in the World!
  • We are a market leading Masters in Management, with a focus on working closely with our students to help them secure their ideal career post-graduation.
  • You will study a packed programme of tailored modules all designed to bring you the latest thinking in strategy, accounting, sustainability, operations management, marketing, leadership, organisational management and business analytics.

You can also tailor your studies to suit your interests and timings

  • We offer a 9 month version of the programme in which you can take optional modules in term 2, to help you focus on: Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Banking and Finance; Digital Innovation and Supply Chain Management or you can take a mixture of these. This programme runs from September until June the following year.
  • We also offer a 12 month version of the programme in which you can take optional modules in term 3 that enable you to focus on: Consulting, Research, Work Experience or gain an International Study Experience at Copenhagen Business School. This programme runs from September until September the following year.

You will work closely with our dedicated Career Coach and Programme Director to help you design and achieve your career goals post-graduation

  • Your learning journey will start with us on the Careers Camp a 3 day compulsory experience in which you get to meet your peers on the programme and we start work on your career plans. This support continues throughout the programme on our taught module Global Career Management and beyond.
  • Graduates from this programme go onto a wide range of rewarding and exciting careers, such as: working in global consulting firms, banking and finance, governments, charities, the arts sector, public sector services, FMCG producers, the media, car manufacturing and many, many more.
  • Some of our most recent graduates are now advising the World Economic Forum, working with Nike, Mercedes Benz, UBS, KPMG, PWC, Accenture, Deloitte, EY, and Governments around the world.
  • Known as a transitional programme, the MSc Management enables students who have not studied Business and Management subjects at undergraduate level to transition into becoming specialists in this area. Please note students who have studied Business and Management at undergraduate level are also welcome on the programme, as we explore key topics from a range of new and innovative perspectives.
  • On completion, you will have gained skills and knowledge in accounting, strategy, marketing, management, business analysis, leadership and organisational design, project and time management, consultancy report writing, presentation design, careers planning, application writing, interview preparation and performance. In addition, you will have gained a network of new friends drawn from around the world, who will be there for you for years to come as you develop your careers together.

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Programme Director: Mihaela Bishop

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Phone: +44 (0)1392 72 72 72

UK Business School of the Year

Times Higher Education Awards 2022

Triple accredited Business School


Top 10 for Business and Management

7th in The Complete University Guide 2024

Enhance your degree with Study Abroad opportunities

Entry requirements

A 2:1 with honours or equivalent in any discipline. We do consider all applications where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, significant relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Pre-Masters programme for international students

The Graduate Diploma in Management run by the INTO University of Exeter Centre is a pre-Masters programme designed to enhance your subject knowledge, study skills and English ability. Successful completion of the Diploma (subject to achieving the specific grades of entry) gives students from overseas the skills needed for acceptance onto this Masters programme.

Entry requirements for international students

Please visit our entry requirements section for equivalencies from your country and further information on English language requirements.

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Entry requirements for international students

English language requirements

International students need to show they have the required level of English language to study this course. The required test scores for this course fall under Profile B2. Please visit our English language requirements page to view the required test scores and equivalencies from your country.

Course content

The 9 month variant of this programme is available for study nine months full-time over three terms from September to June and is University-based throughout this time.

This programme includes a compulsory 3 days ‘Career Camp’ linked to the BEMM170 Global Career Management module. The ‘Careers Camp’ will take place during the University Induction week please see the ‘Careers’ tab for more information.

  • During the programme you will study modules totalling 180 credits.
  • Please note that programme structures may be subject to change.
  • Descriptions of the individual modules are given in full on the Business School postgraduate module list.

The programme is delivered over three terms and is University-based throughout this time. The taught components of the programme are delivered in the first two terms, leaving the third term to complete either your dissertation, business project, summer school or work experience. The programme in its entirety runs from September to September.

This programme includes a compulsory 3 days ‘Career Camp’ linked to the BEMM170 Global Career Management module. The ‘Careers Camp’ will take place during the University Induction week please see the ‘Careers’ tab for more information.

  • During the programme you will study modules totalling 180 credits.
  • Please note that programme structures may be subject to change.
  • Descriptions of the individual modules are given in full on the Business School postgraduate module list.

If you opt for our With Industrial Experience programme, you’ll get the opportunity to put into practice some of the skills you’ve already developed in your first year. This means that you’ll gain greater confidence, as well as practical experience, which you can take forward as part of your plans after graduation.  

What’s more, your placement will give you a proven employment track record and professional networking opportunities, which will give you a significant advantage when you set out to find your first graduate job. 

For more information about the with Industrial Experience Year, please visit our FAQ page.


2024/25 entry

UK fees per year:

  • £17,800 full-time
  • With Industrial Experience (second year): £3,560 full-time

International fees per year:

  • £29,500 full-time
  • With Industrial Experience (second year): £5,900 full-time


We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This includes over £5 million in scholarships for international students, such as our Global Excellence Scholarships*.

For more information on scholarships, please visit our scholarships and bursaries page.

*Selected programmes only. Please see the Terms and Conditions for each scheme for further details.

Teaching and research

Our research is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

Our research-led teaching is combined with practical experiences such as field trips and project work, so that you can apply your learning to real world scenarios. Upon graduation, you will have the skills and knowledge to pursue the career you want, wherever in the world you choose to work.

Our programmes cover a range of disciplines including entrepreneurship, international business, marketing, human resource management, and tourism. With strong links to organisations across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, and with professional organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), we ensure that your Masters degree is widely recognised in today’s global marketplace.

You will be taught by internationally respected academics who are at the forefront of their research. We draw upon disciplines across the social sciences and give emphasis to the dynamic nature of enterprise, global connectivity and the management and leadership of the global challenges that lie ahead.

The Business School is home to the following research centres:

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I decided to study this programme to expand my knowledge whilst also learning about multiple business areas. I have studied modules in strategy, future trends and accounting, which have given me a broad business understanding. 

My favourite module has been Sustainability - it has changed my perspective on how businesses should operate and given me insight into how behaviours need to change.

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Management student


An MSc in Management enables you to develop the professional and global management skills and subject expertise that will make you a valuable asset from day one of your career and set you apart from other graduates.

Your career is the central focus of the programme, so we have designed a range of activities to support you in achieving the career you want:

  • The Careers Camp – unique to the programme and held during induction week with workshops and lectures specifically designed to help you think about your goals
  • The Global Career Management Module, designed exclusively for the programme, builds on the academic and applied knowledge you will gain throughout your studies, enabling you to apply that learning more successfully to your chosen career path.
  • Dedicated Careers Coach attached to the programme who you can meet with on a 1-2-1 basis to discuss CV design and mock interviews
  • We combine your learning with practical experience by getting you to tackle real industry challenges for current businesses
  • Network and learn from industry leaders at our guest speaker events
  • Gain two Masters programmes in two years with our Double Degree programme
  • Access to the Career Mentor Scheme to help develop your professional goals with a successful alumni in your chosen field
  • Weekly careers e-bulletins bringing you the latest career news and events

Your future career

After graduation, you will join our community of more than 26,000 Business School alumni in over 150 different countries who are actively shaping the world around us. Graduates from this programme have secured roles with a wide variety of organisations including: 

  • BNP Paribas
  • Citigroup
  • Deloitte (India)
  • Singapore Airlines
  • HSBC
  • Goldman Sachs
  • IBM (China)
  • Industrial & Commercial Bank of China
  • Pinjin Asset Management
  • AXA Insurance (China)
  • Johnson & Johnson (Russia)
  • Apple (China)
  • Baker Tilly

Developing your skills and career prospects

The University of Exeter Business School provides a range of support to help you develop skills attractive to employers. Visit our postgraduate Business School careers service web page for more information.

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We offer a fantastic Double Degree option

Spend your first year at Exeter and a second year at another world class international institution, resulting in two Masters degrees and the opportunity to expand your knowledge even further.

We offer a fantastic Double Degree option with:

  • Grenoble Ecole de Management in France

For more information on Double Degrees and other postgraduate study abroad opportunities, visit the Business School’s Study Abroad webpages.