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Studying Management

Studying at Royal Holloway School of Management ensures that you learn from leading researchers internationally who are both top scholars and making a real impact with their work on society, business, government and the economy.  Studying here means that you will go beyond the `ivory tower' and be in close contact with cutting edge research which changes practice for the better.

The structure of all our degree programmes has the advantage of providing you with knowledge and skills in the core areas of management. Our specialist pathway degrees will enable you to pursue a deeper understanding of one of the core areas of management of interest to you, in addition to learning about key management theories. 

Single Honours

The School of Management offers four single honours programmes:

Specialist Single Honours

Specialism programmes enable students to gain a deeper understanding of a specific area of management, in addition to studying core courses that provide an overview of the key elements of academic management theory.

Joint Honours

You will spend half your time in each department. For BA Management and Spanish the School of Management is the home department, which means that you will be assigned a Personal Tutor to help you deal with any administrative issues.

For the following courses, the School of Management is not the home department, so you will be required to register with the other department:

Minor Honours

If you are taking a minor subject with Managment you will spend three quarters of your time studying the other subject, and you will take only one management course a year. 

You should view the  Mathematics web page for more information.

Our internationally renowned academics bring their extensive experience of industry and cutting-edge research into our Postgraduate taught programmes. These are designed to combine academic knowledge with practical insights into international business, enhancing the quality and experience of all teaching within the School.

London Campus

Same cutting edge teaching. Different view.

Some of our postgraduate taught courses are now available at our Senate House location, situated in the heart of London, offering you all the quality of our research-led teaching along with the excitement of learning in Britain's bustling, energetic capital.

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Our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) is primarily based around an in-depth study of a specific topic, which is guided by one or more staff members who are experts and active researchers in their fields, and experienced supervisors of research. 

The School has over 56 research-active academic staff, from more than 10 countries, covering the main areas of management. Students work closely with established research teams, and play a full and active part in the School’s research and teaching activities. 

Our core research areas are:

Click here to find out more about studying for a research postgraduate qualification, including information about funding opportunities.

Our intensive one-year MBA programme is designed to help students build effective management skills, understand management within the global context and develop a network of international associates. The MBA evolves with the changing needs of a competitive economic environment and our teaching is based on high quality research. The School of Management MBA programme provides students with:

  • Detailed knowledge relating to problems of management in different contexts;
  • Conceptual tools for analysing management in the private or public sector;
  • Critical awareness of research methodologies;
  • A learning environment where students will use their experience of organisations to engage with and challenge both the theoretical and case material;
  • An environment where students can work together on new intellectual and management related problems.

Click here to go to the MBA programme webpages.

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