Professional Pathways

Professional Pathways

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The MSc Professional Pathways degree programme has been designed to meet the needs of well-qualified professional people who wish to gain knowledge of business and management subjects. The programme is delivered in collaboration with other Schools at the University, which are the ‘lead’ partners in this collaborative programme: School of Social and Political Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Culture and Creative ArtsSchool of Geographical and Earth SciencesSchool of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Graduate School at the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. As part of the programme, students undertake some courses delivered by the Adam Smith Business School and some provided by the partner School. We have also joined partnership with the Glasgow School of Art for our MSc International Management and Design Innovation programme.

Currently the degree programmes which form part of MSc Professional Pathways programmes include:

MSc Aerospace Engineering & Management

School of Engineering

The Masters in Aerospace Engineering & Management introduces you to contemporary business and management issues while increasing your depth of knowledge in your chosen aerospace engineering speciality.

Programme information: MSc Aerospace Engineering & Management 

Contact: pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk

 


MSc/PgDip Biotechnology and Management

Institute of Molecular Cell and Systems Biology

This new programme offers an expansion of our already successful MSc in biotechnology into industrial biotechnology and business management, jointly run with Adam Smith Business School.

Programme information: MSc/PgDip Biotechnology and Management 

Contact: Cheryl.Woolhead@glasgow.ac.uk 


MSc Chinese Studies

School of Social and Political Sciences

The programme offers an introduction to the fascinating and fast-changing dimensions of China today. It provides a broad grounding in Chinese society, economy, business, politics and culture. There is the flexibility to combine cultural and political studies with introductory or more advanced modules in Mandarin.

Contact: Neil.Munro@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme information: MSc Chinese Studies


MSc Civil Engineering & Management

School of Engineering

The Masters in Civil Engineering & Management introduces you to contemporary business and management issues while increasing your depth of knowledge in your chosen civil engineering speciality.

Programme information: MSc Civil Engineering & Management 

Further information: pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk


MSc Creative Industries and Cultural Policy

School of Culture and Creative Arts

This programme provides an interdisciplinary grounding in the key economic, cultural and policy forces shaping the development of the creative industries at global, national and local levels. Theoretical and analytical depth is coupled with an emphasis on the realities of contemporary cultural production, in order to deliver both a rigorous academic experience and a foundation for a career in the sector.

Contact: melanie.selfe@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme information: MSc Creative Industries and Cultural Policy


MSc Electronics & Electrical Engineering & Management

School of Engineering

The Masters in Electronics & Electrical Engineering & Management introduces you to contemporary business and management issues while increasing your depth of knowledge in your chosen speciality of electronics and electrical engineering.

Programme information: MSc Electronics & Electrical Engineering & Management

Contact: pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk


MSc Geomatics and Management

School of Geographical and Earth Sciences

The Masters in Geomatics & Management is aimed at graduates in geomatics (surveying and mapping). It will enhance your career progression in the field of geomatics, and provide you with the necessary skill set to succeed in managerial positions. The combination of geomatics with management offered by this programme has been strongly endorsed by industry.

Contact: ges-enquiries@glasgow.ac.uk

Programme information: MSc Geomatics and Management 


MSc International Management and Design Innovation

Adam Smith Business School

The MSc in International Management and Design Innovation has been designed in association with the Glasgow School of Art and will develop your creativity, flexibility, adaptive capacity and your ability to work in complex teams across disciplines, within an international setting. The programme will expand the conventional understanding and application of design thinking and management as tools for driving social, technological and economic innovation.  

Programme information: MSc International Management and Design Innovation 

Contact: business-mscprofpathways@glasgow.ac.uk

 


MSc International Real Estate & Management

School of Social and Political Sciences

The Masters in International Real Estate & Management provides you with a detailed understanding of the global real estate industry and modern business principles, techniques and contextual conditions. The programme is tailored for those who anticipate a career with international professional real estate service advisers or corporate real estate management in international or multinational corporations. It combines a balanced coverage of core real estate principles and financial decision-making methods with a specialised focus on the management of real estate resources within a corporate context.

Programme information: MSc International Real Estate & Management

Contact: Allison.Orr@glasgow.ac.uk

 


MSc Management and Sustainable Tourism

Adam Smith Business School

This programme provides you with an understanding of the contemporary issues impacting on the tourism industry and an awareness of the cultural, environmental and sustainability dimensions of rural and urban tourism. By the end, you will have the underpinning managerial and service-related knowledge and understanding to participate in and develop internationally attractive tourism offerings.

Programme information: Management & Sustainable Tourism

Contact: business-mscprofpathways@glasgow.ac.uk


MSc Mechanical Engineering & Management

School of Engineering

The Masters in Mechanical Engineering & Management offers you the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills needed for modern engineering or technology management. The programme content includes design engineering and other mechanical engineering disciplines.

Programme information: MSc Mechanical Engineering & Management

Contact: pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk

 


MSc Media Management

School of Culture and Creative Arts

The Masters in Media Management examines the economic, managerial, legal and cultural frameworks within which media organisations and industries operate. If you are an aspiring or existing media manager, or have a strong interest in the media and creative sectors, this programme has been designed for you. It combines advanced-level media and management-related studies with a special focus on media economics and on media and cultural policy.

Programme information: MSc Media Management

Contact: Gillian.Doyle@glasgow.ac.uk

 


MSc Public Policy & Management

School of Social & Political Sciences

This programme combines courses that examine the policy making process, policy analysis and evaluation and real world public policy challenges, with professional management courses It aims to develop future public sector leaders who understand both the organisational contexts and challenges that face governments, and the processes and politics of policy formation and delivery. We aim to produce graduates who are independent critical thinkers, and able to work in a wide range of organisational contexts and roles.

Programme information: MSc Public Policy & Management

Contact: Moira.Munro@glasgow.ac.uk

 


MSc Urban Transport

School of Social and Political Sciences

This Masters in Urban Transport is designed to educate students to meet the needs of cities and urban areas in planning and managing surface transport systems. The programme will provide students with the opportunity to critically engage with theory and practice in relation to working for governmental organisations and private sector consultancies in the area of transport.

Programme information: MSc Urban Transport 

Contact: Jinhyun.Hong@glasgow.ac.uk

 


Such diversity of disciplines, cultures and backgrounds allows for a vibrant learning experience and the opportunity to network with an international population of students. 

Courses in Management

Please note that the number of Management courses you take will depend on the structure of your specific degree.

Core courses

I come from a design background and have been working in Management for some years as well. This course has successfully combined my creative and managerial skills together to help me achieve an edge in my next endeavours." Oluwakemi Davies, MSc International Management and Design Innovation, 2012-13

  • Business finance
  • Contemporary issues in HRM
  • Managing strategic change
  • Managing innovation and creativity
  • Marketing management
  • Operations management
  • Project management
  • Service delivery risk and resilience

Sample optional courses

  • Analytical marketing
  • Digital transformation
  • Internationalisation of SME's
  • Management in the creative industries

Further information

Further information and contact details can be found within each programme link above.