Postgraduate Pathway in Business
The postgraduate pathway is for students who do not meet the traditional entry requirements for Stage 1 (Master's Degree) or who would benefit from additional academic preparation. Students can begin their postgraduate pathway at ICP and graduate from the University of Portsmouth with a world-class qualification.
Pathways at the University of Portsmouth
|Stage 1: Pre-Master's|
|Stage 2: Master’s Degree in Business|
£12,600 - £13,300
Stage 1: 1 semester
Stage 1: January , June and September*
Stage 1: Pre-Master's
ICP at the University of Portsmouth
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communication for Postgraduate Study
- Research Methods for Postgraduate Study
- Principles of Business and Management
Stage 2: Master's Degree in Business
Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth
Degree awards from the University of Portsmouth
- MSc Business and Management
- MSc Human Resource Management
- MSc International Business Management*
- MSc International Human Resource Management
- MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
- MA Marketing
- MSc Project Management
- MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management
- MSc Sports Management
- MSc Strategic Quality Management
Note: * September intake only
MSc Business and Management
The MSc Business and Management pathway has been developed within the general business management area of postgraduate study. It aims to prepare graduates from any discipline for a career in business and management in either the public or private sector, and is an ideal early-career move to prepare you for a wide range of management roles. The degree will particularly suit students who wish to pursue a broad-based postgraduate management pathway rather than a more specialist management degree, or those who are aiming for a management career but who have not yet gained sufficient career experience to undertake a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
The highly regarded MA Marketing was established at Portsmouth Business School in 1995 and has consistently attracted applicants from around the world. The course aims to enhance your career prospects and prepare you for roles in marketing and related functions. The MA Marketing will build on your knowledge and enhance your understanding of the principles and theories underlying effective marketing practice, as well as providing you with leading-edge marketing skills. The programme has been approved and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to provide direct entry into the CIM's Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.
MSc Project Management
The MSc Project Management aims to give students a broad understanding of project management including its current tools and techniques and the ability to contribute to project and business effectiveness. The degree provides a grounding in the principles and practice of project management and is designed to prepare students to manage projects in a wide range of sectors and environments.
MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management
The MSc Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management is an ideal route into a wide range of risk management roles. This degree will help students gain a broader understanding of risk management, including current tools and techniques, to understand the risk and crisis management implementation process, and give an ability to contribute to managing risk and business effectiveness.
MSc Strategic Quality Management
The MSc Quality Management will help in making a significant contribution to implementing policies for achieving excellence. The degree will help students gain knowledge and understanding of a broad range of modern theory and techniques covering the operational, functional and strategic management. The course will suit recent graduates who plan to make a career in quality management or want to improve their skills portfolio before entering general management, or experiences managers/senior personnel who want to add quality to their existing skills, or quality practitioners who want to obtain academic qualifications.
MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship
The MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship aims to develop understanding of entrepreneurship and the key issues involved in the management of innovation. It particularly examines these issues from the perspective of firms, but also other relevant standpoints such as government and academia.
- Small, personalised classes
- Stage 1 (Pre-Master's) is a one semester stage
- Enter the Stage 1 (Pre-Master's) in June to progress to the Stage 2 (Master's degree) in September
- Heavily supported and focussed learning environment