Specialist Masters - Cranfield School of Management

Cranfield School of Management


MSc news

MSc in Strategic Marketing is now accredited by the CIM Graduate Gateway

MSc in Finance and Management ranked 1st in the UK for careers by the Financial Times

Executive MSc in International Human Resource Management now accredited by the CIPD

Our MSc programmes (full and part-time)

Full-time (one-year)

MSc in Finance and Management

Ranked 1st in the UK for careers by the Financial Times (2015), this one-year programme gives you a solid grounding in finance and management principles, together with rigorous training in relevant tools and techniques and how to apply them.

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MSc in Investment Management

Designed for recent graduates and those looking to develop a career in the investment industry, the course will provide you with advanced knowledge of the various functional dimensions of the complex world of investment management.

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MSc in Management

This 13-month programme for graduates with little or no professional experience will equip you with the knowledge, skills and understanding you need to succeed in business and includes a three-month internship.

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MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability

This one-year master's programme is designed for recent graduates and early stage professionals who want to pursue a career in management with a focus on corporate sustainability. You will learn how to integrate social, environmental and economic concerns in order to create long-term value for organisations.

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MSc in Management and Entrepreneurship

This one-year programme will help you effectively launch and grow your entrepreneurial journey by equipping you with practical management skills, developing your entrepreneurial qualities and providing the right networking opportunities for you to succeed.

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MSc in Strategic Marketing

Our MSc in Strategic Marketing is a full-time one-year programme designed to develop proactive marketing professionals who can apply their skills in the workplace. It includes a marketing consultancy project, which will help you to put into practice what you have learned.

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MSc in Retail Management

Co-designed by leading retail academics and senior practitioners, this one-year master’s programme will prepare you to drive international retail businesses forward. It covers digital retailing, multi-channel retailing, and building desirable retail brands.

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MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Whether you are already a professional in this field or are looking to move into this area, this prestigious full-time master's programme will provide you with the specialist knowledge and skills you need to further your career.

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Executive Part-time (two-year)

MSc in International Human Resource Management

This two-year part-time international human resource management programme allows you to study for an internationally recognised master’s qualification while delivering value to your organisation.

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MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Our two-year part-time programme will provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitude needed to progress your career and build competitive advantage for your organisation.

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Full-time or part-time Master’s?

Are you unsure whether to study part-time or full-time for your Master’s degree? At Cranfield we offer both part-time and full-time Master’s programmes. Some of the key differences between these programmes include:

  • Our full-time courses are one year in duration and start at the end of September each year.
  • Our executive part-time courses are mostly two-year part-time programmes and start in January each year.
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MSc in Management or MBA?

Do you need help deciding whether to study for an MBA or an MSc in Management degree? Some of the key considerations include:

  • MSc - 1-3 years’ work experience
  • MBA - 3+ years’ work experience
  • MSc - entry-level / second-level roles / entrepreneurs
  • MBA - career change / career acceleration / entrepreneurs
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Working in the UK

Currently the visa routes that are the most suitable for students that want to stay in the UK to work after their studies are:

  • Tier 1
  • Tier 2
  • Tier 5
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Visas and immigration

If you are a citizen of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), you are entitled to enter the UK as a student.

If you are a citizen of a country outside the EEA and wish to study in the UK for more than six months, you will need a Tier 4 student visa.

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Bringing your family to the UK

Cranfield offers a friendly and safe environment for families. Your partner and children can benefit from living in a tight-knit community on a leafy green campus, while also having easy access to all the amenities of a city in nearby Milton Keynes.

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Cranfield School of Management
Bedford MK43 0AL

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