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Looking to advance your career in Business?
With a strong focus on your employability, our MSc Strategic Business Management is for those wanting in-depth knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of strategic business and management in a global context. Whether you are a manager, consultant, analyst, or want to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, this one year postgraduate degree helps develop the most important concepts and real world practical models to enhance your career in a rapidly changing work environment.
The MSc Strategic Business Management course has been designed with input from successful business professionals to address the strategic needs of global organisations through to small and medium enterprises. It aims to prepare you to make the right decisions for your organisation’s success.
Optional Placement Year
All our Master’s courses offer an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. Find out more.
Why study with us?
International Students: we are no longer accepting applications from people who need a Student Route visa for full-time courses that start before July 2023.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)Full requirements
January 2023See all Start Dates
If you’re looking for a more flexible approach to your studies, why not consider our online study option?
Our MSc Strategic Business Management degree has a strong focus on employability prospects and offers an excellent grounding in the key aspects of business and management. We have made sure that the course covers a range of different modules to give you the best foundation for a professional business career. Our goal is to help you graduate from the MSc Strategic Business Management ready to launch your career in the industry of your choice.
Our faculty has many years of professional experience, with great links to the industry. As class sizes are kept small, you can benefit from increased contact time, and will get plenty of opportunities for focused support to help you plan for your future.
We have also successfully accredited this programme with a professionally-recognised Chartered Management Institute qualification. Those graduating in the UK or online will receive the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details.
Should you be unable to complete the full programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
Dr Richard Galletly is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Law Business School with over ten years of experience in Higher Education. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and has supervised both Undergraduate and Postgraduate student research.Meet The Business School Faculty
Up to May 2022
From October 2022
Study MSc Strategic Business Management Online starting January 2023, May 2023, October 2023, February 2024, June 2024 or October 2024
You can also study the MSc Strategic Business Management online. If you’re looking for true flexibility in how, where and when you study, why not consider our online study option?
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
Studying the MSc International Marketing means you’ll receive a CMI accreditation and access to CMI research materials.
If you choose to study the online route you will also receive the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership in addition to your MSc.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
October 2022 - June 2023
UK students: £10,000 (London), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students: £14,000 (London), £12,000 (Non-London)
October 2023 - June 2024
UK students: £11,300 (London), £10,750 (Non-London)
International students: £16,700 (London), £15,850 (Non-London)
All fees include a deposit of £250
A 20% additional charge of the full year standard fee applies to programmes including a Placement Year, starting from January 2023.
You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.