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School of Management
Study at the School of Management at Swansea University and you’ll receive an outstanding learning experience from a top UK provider of management, finance, marketing, tourism and economic research and education. We offer an extensive and flexible programme portfolio and exemplary student support set in a stunning and accessible location.
Why study at Swansea University’s School of Management?
The School of Management is located on the spectacular Bay Campus. This state-of-the-art development brings together research, academia and industry in an innovative and dynamic hub of learning and teaching - all just a stone’s throw away from the beach.
As a postgraduate student you will have access to:
- Dedicated postgraduate study areas
- Dynamic academic staff with a wealth of direct, industry experience
- Specialist world-class researchers
Alongside full and part-time postgraduate programmes specifically designed to enhance your career prospects; we give you numerous opportunities to work and network with industry experts during your time with us. The School of Management is the only school within Swansea University with a dedicated careers and employability team. Specialised in supporting your job or placement search as well as providing careers advice, 98% of students who have used the service said it adds value to their university experience.
A number of our postgraduate degree courses are accredited which means that in addition to your qualification you will also be exempt from a number of professional exams (depending on your module choice), all of which is extremely attractive to future employers.
Professional accreditation bodies we are aligned to include:
- ACCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- CFA – Chartered Financial Analyst
- CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
- ICAEW – Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
- CHARTERED BANKER - Chartered Banker Institute
- CIM - Chartered Institute of Marketing
- CMI - Chartered Management Institute
Postgraduate degree courses at the School of Management:
Ranked Top 15 for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018), we offer you the freedom to follow a specific-named MSc pathway or you can create a bespoke course using a range of optional modules. Whichever you decide, you will benefit from an intensive programme guided by experienced staff with strong industry links.
- Generalist MSc Management
- Business Analytics
- Business Project
- Enterprise and Innovation
- Human Resource Management
- International Management
- Operations and Supply Management
Marketing at Swansea will give you a strong grounding for a successful career. The high-level strategic skills you will develop from studying with us will not only equip you with how best to tackle current issues and challenges; but will set you apart from other marketers within what is a constantly evolving industry.
Develop the advanced knowledge and skills to make vital decisions that influence the future of the tourism industry, locally and internationally. Founded on the principles underpinning the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Tourism programme at Swansea will equip you with the insights required to critically evaluate the future of the tourism industry.
Master of Business Administration, MBA
The MBA addresses the gap between practice and theory; you will implement your existing knowledge in a global context to overcome challenging scenarios and learn to navigate innovation and change, whilst ensuring human values are at the heart of decision making.
Accounting & Finance
Our courses are structured to allow flexibility, enabling you to tailor your degree to suit your career aspirations. Accounting and finance at the School of Management ranks Top 5 in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Times and Sunday Times 2018).
Advanced programmes for students who have already studied accounting or finance at undergraduate level:
One year programmes for students from any undergraduate background:
Economics affects all aspects of everyday life and government policy decisions often include economic choices that are informed by economic research. An MSc in Economics will give you the skills and expertise required of the professional economist, whilst developing your ability to understand and conduct innovative research in both theoretical and applied situations. Hand in hand with being taught by world-renowned lecturers, you will also study within a business school ranked as a UK Top 10 for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2018) and UK Top 5 for Graduate Salaries (Complete University Guide 2017).
Scholarships and funding
We are dedicated to investing in the future of our students and offer a range of scholarship opportunities, including our Developing Futures Scholarships for School of Management offer holders.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 demonstrated the School of Management’s excellent ranking across all of the areas of publication outputs, general environment and research impact, confirming the School of Management as one of the top 30 business schools in the UK.
Don’t just take our word for it!
“The MSc Management (Operations and Supply Management) provided me with the required knowledge for a career in operations management. Its way of blending theory with practical application meant that I graduated with the required skills for walking straight into a career as an operations and supply manager. My masters from Swansea was the reason I secured my role as the chief operating officer at Heavy Force.”
Abdulla Irufan former postgraduate student, now Chief Operating Officer of Heavy Force Pvt Ltd
A city by the sea
Swansea is a city that has it all: whether you’re a sports fanatic, culture vulture or outdoor adventurer, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy between lectures. Discover why we are a top UK research university based in one of the UK’s most naturally beautiful regions.
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School of Management
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