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MSc Management

Master Programme

MSc Management

Part Time

Offered by the highly prestigious University of Liverpool Management School that has received triple accreditation from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK), the MSc Management is a career-focussed programme with an international edge that provides an overview of the global perspectives that influence business operations. It fosters and builds your professional knowledge to become a manager capable of leading in the dynamic business world.


The curriculum covers a scope of topics including management principles and practice, leadership, finance and data analysis, people management, and entrepreneurship, blending management skills such as decision-making, development, and strategy with core business skills that are essential to management practice.


Upon completion of the course, you will be prepared with the tools and confidence required to succeed as an effective manager in international business and to work within a global corporate environment, gaining the knowledge to tackle challenges such as supply chain or cross-cultural management and new market entry strategies.


You will graduate with enhanced skills and a global mindset necessary to engage in a variety of business-related roles spanning marketing, finance, international development, consultancy, data analytics and research, relationship management, strategy, retail and manufacturing, and human resources. You will be able to make strategic decisions and implement processes, driving the performance of your business in a highly competitive and volatile global marketplace.


Other online master's programmes are also available: 

Programme Excellence

  • Offered by the highly prestigious University of Liverpool Management School that has received triple-crown accreditation from AACSB (US), EQUIS (Europe) and AMBA (UK)
  • Designed for students looking to pursue a career in international management, to develop a detailed understanding of global business issues, or even study a business subject for the first time
  • Develop a critical perspective open to continuously developing digital practices within this business discipline
  • Graduates may follow a research career focusing on management, acquiring requisite skills through both formative and summative assessment at module level, and through guest talks, and publishing opportunities outside of module requirements
  • Global connection: After graduation, you will immediately join a global community of more than 258,000 alumni and establish life-long networks and access to a wide variety of career resources


Course Structure

This programme consists of the following modules. In order to achieve the full accreditation, you are required to complete 180 credits.

  • Management Principles & Practice (15 credits)  
  • Becoming a Leader (15 credits)  
  • Ethical and Sustainable Business Practice (15 credits)  
  • Finance and Data Analysis for Managers (15 credits)  
  • Strategic Management and Contemporary Organization (15 credits)  
  • Identity, Learning and The Global Professional (15 credits)  
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (15 credits)  
  • Research Methods (15 credits)  
  • Dissertation (60 credits)


Duration: 30 months^

Programme Start: 23 May 2023

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^The actual duration may be longer or shorter depending on your speed of study, study options chosen and module availability.

Learning and assessments

Teaching methods
You will take part in innovative online teaching methods and a range of interesting and thought-provoking exercises. Core information is developed by subject-leading experts in the field and closely aligned with both industry and academic best practice, underpinned by rigorous theoretical and practical topics, examples and cases. During the study journey, students will learn through interactive individual activities, case studies, group tasks and discussion boards; these will be primarily asynchronous, but opportunities for synchronous interaction will be provided. 


Assessment method
Assessment is by coursework only – no examinations required. Instead, a diverse range of assessments are used throughout the programme designed to mirror circumstances that students may experience within a professional context. This ensures a range of opportunities are given to students in showing evidence of their learning, understanding that people may perform better in certain assessments than others.

Virtual learning environment (VLE)

Virtual learning environment (VLE) is at the centre of your online study experience. It is the platform where you can find your study timetable, view interactive lecturecasts, exchange knowledge with others in discussion forums, access resources and e-library and submit your assignments. You can learn on demand, study at any time, on any device, from anywhere with an internet connection. There is a study skills hub to help you improve and maintain your academic skills, from planning your assignments, understanding academic integrity and referencing, to using the online library and improving your time management.

Entry Requirement

  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in an appropriate subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or
  • Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5

Fee and Funding


This fee^ is fully inclusive of all costs, including all teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits.  


Full payment discount
If you choose to pay the full tuition fee upfront, you will receive an extra 5% discount.

Simple monthly payment plan provided to spread the cost over duration of study


10% discount for Kaplan HK Alumni

If you have completed a course in Kaplan Hong Kong campus, you are eligible to enjoy a 10% discount. 


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^All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process.


As one of Europe’s leading provider of advanced programmes and part of its global vision to offer world-class higher education online, the University of Liverpool is the premium choice that brings to the forefront a wealth of flexible career-focused postgraduate programmes tailored for working professionals around the globe.

Solid and sustainable partnership
Offering online programmes since 2000, the University of Liverpool has forged a robust partnership with Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced provider in online higher education learning with a track record of success, to host postgraduate degree programmes. With this venture, the University and Kaplan are dedicated to offering the highest quality programmes and maintaining quality assurance through which students worldwide will benefit from the flexibility of online delivery.

A member of the Russell Group
Founded in 1881, the University of Liverpool is a member of the elite Russell Group of research-led universities in the UK and has been ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide. The broad range of online programmes on offer spans across professional disciplines from Management, Business, Computing, Psychology and Health, all with an international edge.

All-embracing support
Teaching is delivered through a state-of-the-art learning platform, allowing students full access to all resources, interactive study materials and a comprehensive eLibrary 24/7, from anywhere in the world. Students will also benefit from holistic academic support throughout the entire course from student advisers and subject tutors.

The original redbrick
All online degrees are awarded by the University of Liverpool with the same validity and credibility as an equivalent degree awarded to campus-students. Upon completion, online students will be invited to receive their degrees in a graduation ceremony at the University of Liverpool campus in the North West of England, and will join a global network of more than 219,000 alumni.