Postgraduate management degrees
Enhance your career
We equip you with skills for the modern workplace. Whether you’re seeking graduate employment or starting your own business, we offer
bespoke careers advice and a range of employability options to enhance your CV.
Managing in today's global economy requires creativity and holistic thinking.
Studying at Essex Business School promotes critical reflection on the effects
business management has on countries, cultures and individuals.
We're concerned with more than how organisations work and the best ways
to manage them. We encourage you to push the boundaries of knowledge and
become a leader who can help organisations to innovate and thrive.
You can choose to study courses that explore management theory in-depth at
our Colchester Campus, or opt for a more
practical postgraduate education at our Southend
Campus . Whatever course you choose, you graduate from a UK top 20
business school for research power (Association of Business Schools) with a
degree that equips you well for the world of work or to continue your
studies at PhD level.
Our postgraduate management courses
We offer a wide range of management Masters degrees. Many are run in
conjunction with other departments, providing you with the broadest
understanding of management issues affecting both business and society. Some
programmes are open to students without an undergraduate degree in business and
our courses can be studied either full or part-time.
What our students say
After graduating with an undergraduate degree in English Literature,
Christina Markou chose to stay at the University of Essex to study her Masters
in Human Resource Management.
You’re taught by world-renowned
and practitioners exploring the business and management issues affecting
organisations right now. For example,
Professor Philip Hancock’s work into interactive service and Christmas
spending habits has been featured on BBC News.
Dr Dian Holt is also leading a South
African research partnership to tackle poverty through social enterprise and
Our management academics are active members of either the
Centre for Work, Organisation and Society
Management Science and Entrepreneurship Group and produce work that makes a
Our management research in one minute
Professor Philip Hancock
Professor of Work and Organisation, Philip Hancock, talks about his research
exploring the interface between business and popular culture.
Take a look at our Masters brochure
You can read more about our complete range of Masters courses in our