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 Arts
- School of Geographical and Earth Sciences
- School of Interdisciplinary Studies
- Graduate School
As part of the programme, students undertake some courses delivered by the Adam Smith Business School and some provided by our partner School. We have also joined partnership with the Glasgow School of Art for our MSc International Management and Design Innovation programme.
Courses in Management
The number of Management courses you take will depend on the structure of your specific degree.
- 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
- Management in the creative industries
Degree programmes that form part of MSc Professional Pathways:
MSc Aerospace Engineering & Management
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
MSc Biotechnology and Management
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
MSc Chinese Studies
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.
Programme information: MSc Chinese Studies
MSc Civil Engineering & Management
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
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MSc Creative Industries and Cultural Policy
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.
Programme information: MSc Creative Industries and Cultural Policy
MSc Electronics & Electrical Engineering & Management
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
MSc Geomatics and Management
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.
Programme information: MSc Geomatics and Management
MSc International Management and Design Innovation
The MSc in International Management and Design Innovation has been created with the Glasgow School of Art and aims to develop your creative and adaptive ability in relation to engaging with complex issues. The programme aims to expand the traditional understanding and use of design approaches and management as tools for driving innovation that produces value and impact.
Programme information: MSc International Management and Design Innovation
MSc International Real Estate & Management
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
MSc Management and Sustainable Tourism
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
MSc Mechanical Engineering & Management
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
MSc Media Management
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
MSc Public Policy & Management
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
MSc Urban Transport
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