Management MSc - Online PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Masters in Management - Online

1. Overview

Our Masters in Management online course delivers essential business knowledge theory with practical relevance. This recognised online MSc develops key business and management skills suitable for all management levels.

The natural development for graduates in the workplace is towards strategic leadership of their own section or function and even towards company leadership. The "real world" emphasis in this course will allow you to hit the ground running and perform more effectively as managers. This distance learning course is delivered online through our Virtual Learning Environment (CampusMoodle), where you will have access to the same teaching material as on-campus students.

2. What you will study

You will study online through the University's virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle. There will be the opportunity for you to interact with tutors and fellow students from around the world.

Stage 1

  • Business Environment
  • Finance for Managers
  • Marketing
  • Managing People

Exit Award: PgCert Management

Stage 2

  • Economics of Business
  • E-Business Systems
  • Research Methods
  • Performance, Planning and Decision Making

Exit Award: PgDiploma Management

Stage 3

  • Dissertation

Award: MSc Management

3. Entry Requirements

Applicants will require a good honours degree. Those who do not possess an honours degree but have a degree or degree equivalent qualification and work experience at a suitable level within an organisation for an appropriate length of time, will be considered. Qualifications from an approved professional body will also be taken into account.

English Language

We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

English Language requirements

* All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. A small number of courses require higher levels, but this will be stated explicitly on your offer letter.

4. Placements and Accreditations

Upon graduating from this course you will be eligible to apply for Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (ACMI), and work for 3 years to become a full member (MCMI).

5. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students

  • £3,310 For stage 1
  • £3,310 for stage 2
  • £2,200 MSc dissertation stage

For Academic Year 2016/2017

All Students

  • £3,150 Stage 1
  • £3,150 Stage 2
  • £2,100 MSc dissertation stage

For Academic Year 2015/2016

All Students

  • £3,660 Stage 1
  • £3,660 Stage 2
  • £2,440 MSc dissertation stage

For Academic Year 2014/2015

All Students

  • £3,530 Stage 1
  • £3,530 Stage 2
  • £2,340 MSc dissertation stage

For Academic Year 2013/2014

All Students

  • £3,410 Stage 1
  • £3,410 Stage 2
  • £2,270 MSc dissertation stage

For Academic Year 2012/2013

All Students

  • £3,284 Stage 1
  • £3,284 Stage 2
  • £2,192 MSc dissertation stage

For Academic Year 2011/2012

All Students

  • £3,204 Stage 1
  • £3,204 Stage 2
  • £2,136 MSc dissertation stage


Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages


6. How to apply

All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.

If you are a UK/EU student and have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office: 

If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:

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Start Date

September or January

Course Length

3 years

Mode of Attendance


Academic School
Aberdeen Business School
  1. "My experience was remarkable and the course fascinating"

    Catherine Chigavazira

    First-year Distance Learning MSc Management student Catherine talks about her course so far.

    Catherine Chigavazira Management Degree PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Postgraduate Guide

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