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Programme structure: Management (Marketing) (MSc) - what's running in 2017/18

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status
Studying Management ECONM1023 15 Mandatory
Organisational Behaviour MGRCM2012 15 Mandatory
Strategic Management MGRCM1001 15 Mandatory
Finance and Accounting for Management ECONM1015 15 Mandatory
Marketing Management MGRCM2015 15 Mandatory
Consumer Behaviour EFIMM0043 15 Mandatory
Dissertation EFIMM0014 60 Mandatory
Plus select two from the following:
International Business EFIMM0003 15 Optional
Organisational Creativity MGRCM1000 15 Optional
Operations Management MGRCM2017 15 Optional
Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility MGRCM2014 15 Optional
Leadership EFIMM0012 15 Optional
Project Management MGRCM2028 15 Optional
Strategic Management Accounting ECONM2024 15 Optional
Strategic Human Resource Management MGRCM2011 15 Optional
Digital Business & E-Commerce Management EFIMM0050 15 Optional
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship ECONM2036 15 Optional
MSc Management   180  

Progression/award requirements

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Exit awards

All taught masters programmes, unless exempted by Senate, must allow the opportunity for students to exit from the programme with a postgraduate diploma or certificate.

To be awarded a postgraduate diploma, students must have successfully completed 120 credit points, of which 90 must be at level M/7.

To be awarded a postgraduate certificate, students must have successfully completed 60 credit points, of which 40 must be at level M/7.

Degree classifications:

An award with Merit or Distinction is permitted for postgraduate taught masters, diplomas and certificates, where these are specifically named entry-level qualifications. An award with Merit or Distinction is not permitted for exit awards where students are required to exit the programme on academic grounds. An exit award with Merit or Distinction may be permitted where students are prevented by exceptional circumstances from completing the intended award.

The classification of the award in relation to the final programme mark is as follows:

Award with Distinction*: at least 65 out of 100 for the taught component overall and, for masters awards, at least 70 out of 100 for the dissertation. Faculties retain discretion to increase these thresholds.

Award with Merit*: at least 60 out of 100 for the taught component overall and, for masters awards, at least 60 out of 100 for the dissertation. Faculties retain discretion to increase these thresholds.

* The MA in Law has separate regulations for awarding distinction and merit.

Diploma/certificate stages:

All taught masters programmes, unless exempted by Senate, must allow the opportunity for students to choose, or be required, to leave at the postgraduate diploma or certificate stage.

To be awarded a postgraduate diploma, students must have successfully completed 120 credit points, of which 90 must be at level M/7.

To be awarded a postgraduate certificate, students must have successfully completed 60 credit points, of which 40 must be at level M/7.

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