ManagementCity University London
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- Islington (England)
What you'll learn on the course
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1st in London, 9th in the UK for Business and Management (Guardian University Guide 2017)
National Student Survey 2015: Management is ranked 2nd in London for student satisfaction.
The BSc (Hons) Management degree focuses on developing the research, modelling and analysis skills required to make good decisions in contemporary organisations and businesses.
This course is distinctive in offering undergraduate students the opportunity to study systems thinking and risk management at BSc level, which gives graduates a significant advantage in the employment market.
This course equips you with the skills to begin a career as a consultant or analyst with international management consultancies, banks and other global businesses. Many BSc (Hons) Management graduates progress to rewarding careers with internationally renowned organisations in the City of London and worldwide.Course content Year 1
Core modules provide a grounding in key business functions, in the theory and practice of management, in research and problem-solving skills.
- Financial mathematics and business statistics
- Management science
- Management of business functions
- The Practice of management
- Systems thinking and action research (STAR)
Elective modules - choose two from:
- International business environment
- Introduction to business law
- Introduction to microeconomics
- Introduction to financial and management accounting
- Introduction to macroeconomics
- Professional skills
- The reflective practitioner
In year two, you will develop the qualitative and quantitative skills needed for effective organisational analysis. Further core business functions are introduced to provide a holistic perspective on business and management and you can choose four elective modules from a wide range of options.
- Business statistics 2
- Operations management
- Systems thinking
Elective modules - choose five from:
- Business and industrial economics
- Business modelling and simulation
- Branding and consumer behaviour for management
- Creativity, innovation and design
- European business culture
- European studies
- Financial accounting for business
- Human resources management
- Intellectual property management
- IT for business
- Management accounting
- Mentoring and Coaching
- New venture thinking
- Personal finance
- Principles of finance
- Principles of marketing
Introduction to Python (IF2104) will no longer be a crediting module for Management Year 2 students. This will now be a self-study module, with no lectures or tutorials, but drop-in sessions will be available if requested. If you are interested in taking IF2104 as a self-study module, please contact your Course Officer.Final year
The focus for the final year is on consolidation of learning through selection and application of the most appropriate analytical tools. The core module in applied systems thinking provides an opportunity to put concepts from the earlier years into practice through a consultancy assignment. A final year project allows you to explore a topic of your choice while elective modules provide the chance to explore comtemporary and traditional issues.
- Applied systems thinking
- Final year project or corporate responsibility project
- Supply chain and logistics management
Elective modules - choose four from:
- Advanced strategic management
- Behavioural decision making
- Climate change & its impact on the world economy
- Corporate governance
- Corporate social responsibility
- Corporate strategy
- Decision analysis and forecasting
- Emerging markets
- Entrepreneurship theory and practice
- European business seminar
- Financial management
- Integral innovation and practice
- International financial management
- International human resource management
- New product development
- Strategy for business
- Systems dynamic modelling
- Virtual organisations
Download the full programme specificationPlacements and internships
A key part of a Cass degree is the opportunity to gain professional work experience.
BSc Management students are eligible to undertake an optional one-year paid work placement during the 3rd year of a 4 year sandwich degree programme.
The experience of working for a leading institution can be invaluable in terms of your future career. It will enable you to acquire skills and competencies sought by graduate employers, and give you an edge over the competition.
BSc Management students enjoy a wide range of opportunities in business areas such as Consulting, Marketing, and Finance.
Students have recently taken up placements within many leading corporate organisations including
Our dedicated Placement team are in regular contact with these and many more companies, and will support you throughout the work experience process.
Our reputation, achievements and successful graduates have helped us to develop close relationships with a diverse range of companies, who recognise that Cass students can add significant value to their workforce.
Although this additional year is not credited and will not count towards your degree classification, it is a recognised part of the degree programme and will be endorsed on your final degree certificate.
Usman Khan, a final year BSc Management student tells of his placement experience at Morgan Stanley.
International study opportunities
In today's global business environment, international exposure gives you a vital edge in the employment market. A period of study abroad is an excellent opportunity to enhance your education with an international dimension.
Cass Business School gives you the opportunity to spend a year or a term studying at one of our partner institutions. Management students have the option of selecting a Replacement 2nd Year or Sandwich Year Abroad in Australia, Europe, Asia and the Americas.Available study abroad programme structures and partner institutionsReplacement 2nd Year Abroad
You can spend the second year of your three year degree course studying abroad at one of our partner institutions.
During your time abroad you will cover all core material of your second year Cass programme, taking equivalent courses at the host institution. Teaching is in English, but subjects are taught from a different perspective. Elective modules will enable you to focus on the specialist areas of the partner institution, or the business practice of the country in which you are studying. You can study at one of our partner universities listed below:
Host institution (Replacement 2nd Year, Management)Australia
Queenland University of Technology
Based in Brisbane, QUT Business School has held triple crown accreditation since 2005. Courses combine theory with practical experience.Canada
Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
UBC is one of Canada's leading research universities and is consistently ranked in the top 40 of the world. Located 30 minutes from the heart of down-town Vancouver it attracts students from more than 140 countries world-wide.
Chinese University of Hong Kong
CUHK is ranked seventh in the QS Asian University Rankings 2013.The 137 hectare campus overlooking Tolo Harbour houses a range of facilities such as world-class libraries, art museums, music halls, a swimming pool, sports fields, tennis courts, squash courts, a water sports centre and gymnasiums.
University of Hong Kong (HKU)
HKU is ranked second in the QS Asian University Rankings 2013 and is ranked 43rd in the world ranked universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011/12).
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
HKUST is ranked first in the QS Asian University Rankings 2011. HKUST Business School was the first school in Asia to be awarded dual accreditation by AACSB and EQUIS. It offers 10 undergraduate business programmes.
Singapore Management University
SMU was founded in 2000 by the government of Singapore, modelling itself on an American style university structure. SMU has over 180 exchange partner universities around the world.Spain
IE Business School (Madrid and Segovia)
Situated in the heart of Madrid's financial district, IE Business School is ranked 1st in Europe (FT European Business School rankings 2013)
Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta
Located in Atlanta, Emory University Goizueta Business School's BBA programme is currently ranked No. 7 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and No. 13 in U.S. News & World Report.
Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Located in College Park, eight miles from The White House and downtown Washington, D.C. you will be studying at the Robert H. Smith School of Business whose undergraduate programme was ranked number 18 in the USA (2014 U.S. News & Report, 2013).
Sandwich Year Abroad
You can spend a year of your degree course studying at one of our partner institutions, between your 2nd and 3rd year of study. This would add a year to your degree and you would complete your degree in four years.
Teaching here can be in the relevant native language which would require appropriate foreign language skills. However most host universities are now offering an increasing number of courses taught in English and in Singapore all teaching will be in English.
You can also choose to combine your study overseas with a work placement, which involves spending six months studying and the remaining six months working. You would be expected to organise your own placement, although some of our partner schools may be able to help you.
This additional year of study does not form a part of your degree, however you will need to spend the full year studying and pass all assessments. Your degree certificate will state 'with Study Abroad'. The partner university will also provide you with a transcript of the modules you have studied there.Country
Host institution (Sandwich Year, Management)Argentina
Universidad Agentina de la EmpresaAustralia
Queensland University of Technology
Based in Brisbane, QUT Business School has held triple crown accreditation since 2005. Courses combine theory with practical experience.
RMIT is based in Melbourne city, Australia. It is a QS 5-star university, which is the highest possible rating.Canada
Like Cass, HEC is triple accredited (EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB) and was the first school in North America to achieve this. There are opportunities to study in French or English.
Queen's School of Business has a rich history dating back to 1841 and is consistently ranked as one of Canada's leading universities. It welcomes over 300 exchange students every year from more than 40 countries.
Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
Ranked in the top 100 for Financial Times MBA Rankings, Ivey provides a competitive combination of world-class teaching and modern facilities.France
ESCP Europe, Paris
Like Cass, ESCP is triple accredited (EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB) The Paris campus is located in the centre of the city. The Masters in Management, from which you will take classes, is currently ranked 3rd in the Financial Times rankings.
Grenoble School of Management
Grenoble holds the triple crown of business accreditation. You will study modules from their Bachelor in International Business (taught in English).
ESSEC Business School
Established in 1907, ESSEC is one of the leading institutions in Europe for business education. Their BBA was the first programme in France to receive the prestigious AACSB and EQUIS accreditations.
ESC Rennes School of Business
Located in the capital of Britanny, ESC Rennes has both AACSB and AMBA accreditation. You can study business modules in English or French.Germany
University of Mannheim
University of Mannheim - The University of Mannheim Business School is highly ranked and has an excellent reputation. You will be studying modules from their Bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Business Education in either German or English.
Technische Universität Münchcn, Munich
TU Munich is ranked in the top 100 world universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/14).Italy
LUISS Guido Carli, Rome
LUISS Guido Carli is a private Italian university located in the heart of Rome. You are able to study in either Italian or English and there is an intensive Italian language course available before the start of term.The Netherlands
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
RSM is consistently ranked in the top 10 business schools in Europe and has 'triple crown' accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). You will study all modules in English.Norway
BI Norwegian School of Management, Oslo
Located in the business district in Oslo, BI is EQUIS accredited. It is a self-owned, not-for-profit foundation whose sole focus is education and research.Singapore
National University of Singapore
NUS is ranked 2nd in the QS Asian University Rankings 2013 and is one of the top 50 world ranked universities (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013/14). More than 1,000 exchange students visit NUS each year.
Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang is ranked 76th in the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings. You will have the chance to study at one of Asia's most prestigious universities in the heart of Singapore.Spain
Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
The UPF campus is located in the heart of Barcelona. You would be taking classes from the Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences where delivery is in English, Spanish or Catalan.Korea
Seoul National University
Ranked 44 in the World University Rankings 2013/14, SNU was founded in 1946 as the first national university of Korea. SNU Business School was also the first business school in Korea to be certified by the Associate to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).Hong Kong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
CUHK is ranked seventh in the QS Asian University Rankings 2013. The 137 hectare campus overlooking Tolo Harbour houses a range of facilities such as world-class libraries, art museums, music halls, a swimming pool, sports fields, tennis courts, squash courts, a water sports centre and gymnasiums.USA
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, College of Business
Set amidst the rural Midwest a couple of hours from Chicago, UIUC's College of Business is ranked amongst the top 10 of public institutions of higher education in the US.Accreditation
The BSc Management provides exemption from some of the professional examinations of the following professional bodies:
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
- Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
- Institute of Financial Services (IFS)
We have more than 100 full time academic staff, complemented by over 25 visiting lecturers, who combine expertise with successful careers as business leaders, policy makers and/or government advisors. Our academic team works with businesses, alumni and leading thinkers to devise and update our course content so that is relevant and specific to market realities.
Our teaching style is based on encouraging you to think independently, to form your own opinions and critique relevant theory. We underpin your learning with the pertinent theories in your field embed with real life practices so you understand the way modern markets and businesses operate. Our courses offer numerous practical applications (or have a strong vocational element) without compromising their academic rigour. We use case studies, thought provoking scenarios and group work to give you a head start in the real world.
Each module will be a mix of lectures, seminars and group work. Most modules are assessed by a combination of exams and coursework. The first year of your programme contributes 10% to your final degree classification, the second year 30% and the final year 60%....