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Management and Business - ODL

Online Learning Courses

Business and Management - Online Learning

Our strong industry relationships ensure our business and management courses are constantly developing in line with industry demand.

Our online learning courses are delivered online through the University's virtual learning environment. Our courses provide you with the ability to apply strategic thinking and leadership practice in a variety of different sectors.

MSc Business and Management

Business and Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

This course is targeted at aspiring and current managers who want to develop their managerial competences in the key functional areas of a business, with an enhanced skill set in the management of people.

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MSc Business Leadership and Management

Business Leadership and Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

Leaders function at all levels of a business, providing vision and galvanising the energy of followers towards achieving that vision. This course is targeted at aspiring and current managers who want to develop a sound knowledge and understanding of business practice whilst also having the skills to formulate strategy and inspire followers to join them on a strategic journey.

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BA (Hons) Business Management

Business Management

BA (Hons)

This unique online Business Management degree responds to the changing needs of global business, allowing you to obtain a formal qualification whilst working. It will enable you to progress your professional and personal development by translating learning into practice.

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MSc Business with HR Management

Business with HR Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

This course is targeted at aspiring and current managers who want to develop their managerial competences in the key functional areas of a business, with an enhanced skill set in the management of people. It is designed to provide you with the theories, tools and techniques to support the practical management of a business.

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MSc Business with Strategic Risk Management

Business with Strategic Risk Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

Globalisation, technological enhancements and a turbulent business environment are calling for an enhanced ability to manage risk and a strong focus on business continuity in all sectors of the economy. This course offers managers, both experienced and new to the field, the opportunity to develop their managerial skills, with a particular expertise in the management of risks.

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Cataloguing and Classification

Cataloguing and Classification

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This short course takes a practical, hands-on approach to classification (using the Dewey Decimal Classification and the Universal Decimal Classification) and to cataloguing (using the MARC, AACR2, and RDA standards). Students will classify items, using online WebDewey and OCLC Online, and catalogue using the RDA Toolkit and OCLC Worldcat.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Construction Project Management

Construction Project Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

This fully accredited Construction Project Management degree will develop your technical, managerial and interpersonal skills necessary for the management of complex construction projects. The distinctive, industry-driven curriculum equips you with the competencies needed to meet the challenges of today’s technologies, working relationships and project-related risks.

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Data Analytics For Business Decision-Making

Data Analytics For Business Decision-Making

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 9

Gain greater insight from your data with this short course in Data Analytics for Business Decision-Making. In the ‘age of analytics’ where data is often said to be the new oil, having the tools and techniques to manage and analyse data effectively is essential.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Health Safety and Risk Management

Health Safety and Risk Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

Accredited by IOSH, this online Health and Safety degree with multiple study options enables you to undertake the course at your choice of pace and without taking a career break. The course will provide you with a complete understanding of health, safety and risk management and the appropriate managerial knowledge and skills.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

Through flexible study options, this course will prepare you for the management of people and human resources in a global context. You will gain the relevant knowledge and skills to become an effective line manager or HR professional and meet the needs of today’s rapidly changing organisations.

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Information Seeking and Use

Information Seeking and Use

Short Course - 15 credits at SCQF level 11

This short course explores critically different theoretical developments and practical applications in the field of Information Seeking Behaviour. Students will examine the creation, use, evaluation and ethical dissemination of information via different sources and tools. The course emphasises the value of information and digital literacy in academic, workplace, and everyday life settings.

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MSc International Business Management

International Business Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

This course will develop your understanding of the global business environment and enable you to function effectively in an international business context, or in a range of other settings in which an enhanced level of understanding of international business is an asset.

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Managing Library Services

Managing Library Services

Short Course - 30 credits at SCQF level 11

This short course explores the nature, provision and management of library and information services in a variety of contexts, emphasising the importance of effective performance evaluation and decision-making and provides an understanding of collection and service management. Strong emphasis is placed on the needs and characteristics of user communities.

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MBA Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

MBA

Our flexible MBA master's degree in Business Administration programme, available on-campus and online, has been designed with a practical element and will develop your advanced leadership skills and an in-depth understanding of the functional components of management, strategic management and specialist areas of study relating to your career aspirations.

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MBA Master of Business Administration Oil and Gas Management

Oil and Gas Management

MBA

The MBA Oil and Gas Management specialist degree will hone your management skills to the specific needs of the oil and gas sector, giving practical experience while you learn and provide priceless insights and learning that can significantly impact your effectiveness and career.

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GradCert Petroleum Data Management

Petroleum Data Management

Graduate Certificate

This unique short course is the first of its kind in the world and was developed in collaboration with Common Data Access Ltd (CDA). The course presents Petroleum Data Management as a specialism within professional data and information management and it is exclusively designed for online study. You can take this course regardless of previous academic experience.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Procurement and Supply Chain Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

With multiple study modes, this CIPS accredited course enables you to explore the dynamic discipline of Procurement and Supply Chain Management at your choice of pace. A degree in procurement and supply chain management will develop your knowledge, understanding and business skills for professional practice in procurement and supply chain management at middle and higher levels of management.

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GradCert Project Management

Project Management

Graduate Certificate

This course provides you with an understanding of project management and its fundamental principles, concepts and methodologies. You will develop an understanding of the impact successful project management has on organisational development within a variety of businesses across all sectors.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Project Management

Project Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

With multiple study modes, this APM and PMI accredited Project Management degree enables you to develop the competencies, skills and knowledge for all project management disciplines across the world. This course is suitable for those already in the profession or seeking to change direction as well as those at the start of their career.

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PgCert | PgDip | MSc Quality Management

Quality Management

PgCert | PgDip | MSc

This MSc Quality Management degree is an online course with multiple study options, enabling you to undertake the course at your choice of pace and without taking a career break. You will explore this dynamic discipline through theoretical and practical learning and discover how quality management can be applied to the work environment and add value to an organisation.

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MBA Sustainability and Energy Transitions

Sustainability and Energy Transitions

MBA

This programme aims to build on your prior professional experience to enable them to acquire a wider range of management knowledge and skills with additional specialist focus on sustainability and energy transitions, which are highly relevant issues for managers and leaders in the industry today.

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