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January, May, September
MSc in Strategic Business Management
12 - 60 months
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Designed by business management professionals, and with Chartered Management Institute accreditation, this MSc has your employability at its core.
The MSc in Strategic Business Management offers graduates expertise in all aspects of international business operations, helping graduates become successful managers and business specialists. The programme places a strong emphasis on employability and is aimed at those interested in developing their career within the business and management sector. The course is especially relevant for those with an interest in senior management, consultancy, or entrepreneurial roles.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MSc Strategic Business Management programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • International marketing leadership

  • Global business strategy and leadership

  • Operations management

  • Performance management and reward

  • Financial analysis and decision making

  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Portfolio tasks featuring a built-in function that allows you to collate your work for presentation to employers
    • Instant feedback tasks of between 500-1,000 words, accompanied by tutor guidelines on how to approach each assignment
    • A pre-selected suite of TED-Ed lessons to aid your understanding of the concepts covered in each module
    • A VoiceThread feature containing audio and visual prompts from your tutor, creating a platform for dialogue within which you can submit your own comments on the module topic via audio or video files
    • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent – any subject area
    • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required


    Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (3 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

  • Students will study four modules, worth 30 UK credits each, and another module worth 60 UK credits. This programme has 180 UK credits in total. Over the year you will study two modules of 8 weeks each per term over a total period of 3 terms. When you have finished your modules you will start to research and write up your dissertation (60 credits). You will submit your dissertation 12 months after the commencement of your course.

    You will be provided with online lectures and workshops for each module, and expected to complete each workshop before progressing to the next one. This ensures that your learning stays on track. There will be interactive activities with other students and business tasks to complete using a range of electronic learning resources including e-books, professional body resources, the Financial Times and online databases. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus.

  • Based on February & May 2017 class


Haifa Alaskandrani
I chose to study online with De Broc because I believe that my degree will open more doors for me in my career path.
— Haifa Alaskandrani, De Broc student, Saudi Arabia
Karina Kizhner
Our tutors have practical experience which they convey in their teaching, and they're driven to support you in your learning and help you achieve results.
— Karina Kizhner, Senior Programme Leader
Rona O'Brien
De Broc is one out of only two universities to be sponsored by the prestigious Chartered Management Institute.
— Rona O'Brien, National Director of Business Operations, De Broc School of Business
Julian Hoseason
This programme provides students with leadership skills as well as contemporary critiquing and strategic planning abilities, with a strong focus on employability.
— Julian Hoseason, Programme Leader for Management and Leadership

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