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Management MSc top-up

Mode Duration Attendance Start date
Part time 1 year One weekend and two additional Saturdays February 2017
September 2017

Choose Kingston's Management MSc top-up

Have you completed a PgDip in management in the last five years? If so, this course allows you to convert it into an MSc that will show your employer you're ready for promotion.

  • Fast, flexible one-module course designed for managers with experience in any sector.
  • Tailor your dissertation to suit your research interests or a particular business issue your employer faces – and apply it to your job straight away.
  • Weekend seminars mean you can fit studying around your other commitments.
  • Online study support gives you access to a wealth of course material and keeps you in touch with tutors and other students.
  • Kingston Business School is one of only a few of the 120 UK business schools to be awarded an 'excellent' rating for its teaching quality by the Higher Education Funding Council.
  • Attend classes on a leafy, peaceful hillside campus.
  • The borough of Kingston upon Thames has been rated London's happiest borough and has the lowest crime rate in London, as well as fast transport links to the city centre.
  • Kingston Business School has joined an elite group of global institutions to be awarded the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). A hallmark of excellence in business education, the accreditation has been earned by just 5 per cent of the world's business schools.



Course structure

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Core modules

  • This module prepares you for each stage of your independent research project and dissertation. Then it's your turn!

    Gain the ability to review research literature systematically, design research, choose appropriate qualitative or quantitative data collection methods, collect existing and original research data, apply appropriate data analysis techniques, then write up and present useful insights that make a real contribution to the management profession.

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You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

We aim to ensure that all courses and modules advertised are delivered. However in some cases courses and modules may not be offered. For more information about why, and when you can expect to be notified, read our Changes to Academic Provision.

A copy of the regulations governing this course is available here

Details of terms dates for this course can be found here

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This programme is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) as an approved management qualification.

Kingston Business School AACSB accredited

AACSB accreditation

Kingston Business School joins an elite group of the top 5 per cent of institutions worldwide awarded the prestigious AACSB accreditation.

Kingston University wins 2017 Guardian University Award

Guardian University Award 2017

The award for teaching excellence included specific praise for the inclusivity and accessibility of the University's courses.

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