University of Huddersfield

Management Professional Practice MSc

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

A Masters in Management offers a wide and flexible range of options and is an excellent opportunity for those from a variety of backgrounds to acquire awareness and insight into professional management principles and practice. This course prepares you for a career in a variety of management roles.

The course will equip you with the knowledge of key management areas such as marketing, finance, people management and strategy, applying real world business case studies to develop your professional and leadership skills. Designed to enable you to tailor the course to your own personal and career interests, there are a number of option modules available.

  • Enhance your knowledge and critical understanding of concepts and models that can be applied to the analysis of strategic issues facing an organisation.
  • Further specialisation and an opportunity to pursue an area that interests you or which you are passionate about is available through your choice of multidisciplinary option modules and the research project.
  • The 18-month route has the opportunity to undertake a 6-month placement element at the end of the 12 month taught programme.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for Professional Practice courses are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent professional qualification, in any subject.
  • Applicants with other appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5 (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score) or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Career Prospects

This course offers you the chance to undertake a 6 month placement at the end of the taught element. A placement can help you build on the knowledge and skills developed on the course.

The placement is a valuable tool that can enhance your employability and help you to develop as an individual. It is acknowledged that graduates with work experience are generally much more attractive to employers.

Our Employability and Placements Office are available to support you in finding placement opportunities and can provide advice in areas such as interview skills and preparing CVs and covering letters.

Course Details

You will study the following modules:


Core modules

Fundamentals of Management
Fundamentals of Leadership
The Global Professional

Final Project

Research Route
Research Methods
Individual Research Project

Consultancy Route
Consultancy Skills
Group Consultancy Project

New Venture Creation
Launch a venture
New Venture Creation

MSc Professional Practice Placement

Term 1

Optional modules

Supply Chain Planning and Control
The Circular Economy and Responsible Resource Management
Productivity Improvement
Management Science Modelling
Investment and Portfolio Management
International Finance
The Curious Mindset
Leading Managing and Developing People
Reward Management
Humanitarian Challenges
Ageing Societies
Society, Culture and Philosophy
Management Accounting
Strategic Management

Term 2

Optional modules

Managing Big Data
Intelligent Business Information Systems
Managing Sustainable Challenges
Artificial Intelligence and Mobility
Financial Markets and Institutions
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Modern Banking
Managing Employee Relations
Global Business and Human Rights
Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader

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