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Overview

This dynamic, contemporary and innovative programme prepares you for management positions across a wide range of industries. It is also designed to assist current managers in preparation for more senior roles.

Open to those with an undergraduate degree in any discipline, the MSc Management programme offers you broad theoretical and practical knowledge of management. The modules cover many topics of relevance in China and internationally, including international business, strategy, finance, leadership, marketing and entrepreneurship. You will also complete a research project or dissertation on a management-related topic of your choice.

The programme is delivered in the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and the The Association of MBAs (AMBA). Only 104 business schools worldwide have the triple accreditation.

Why should I study Management at XJTLU?

  • Benefit from XJTLU's strategic location in Suzhou - home to one of the China's largest economies and many Fortune 500 companies
  • Get support from IBSS's career development team who engage with national and multinational employers to identify the potential job opportunities for our students and graduates
  • Tailor your studies to suit your career ambitions with elective modules in entrepreneurship and innovation, big data and people management available
  • Earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Knowledge and skills

By the time you graduate from the MSc Management, you will have:

  • a rich understanding of management practices and theories
  • insights into how to conduct a broad range of managerial functions and tasks
  • an awareness of the demands of management in business
  • research skills through project and dissertation work
  • industry experience through work experience or networking events
Dr. Xiao Wang, Double-PhD, University of Groningen and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Associate Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU); Fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK)
Xiao Wang
Programme director

Modules

  • Core modules

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  • Additional learning activities

    The completion of additional learning activities is required to obtain your master degree. The programme includes a total of 600 hours of Additional Learning Activities, most of which are chosen individually by students. Normally, required ALA hours will be distributed evenly across each semester, amounting to 200 hours per semester. Part-time programmes will normally require 100 to 150 hours per semester. They should normally be spread equally over teaching semesters and the summer and winter breaks.

The professors from different intercultural and interdisciplinary roots gave us insight into their experience and taught us to critically reflect.
Juliet Ampa
Alumna, MSc Management, Ghanah

Careers

This programme includes career skills and personal development support to assist you with career evaluation, job searches, and professional skills development, such as:

  • consultations with our career development team
  • guidance on job search techniques
  • coaching in writing cover letters and CVs as well as interview skills
  • building and assessing soft competencies like working in teams, communication and presentation skills
  • assistance in employment and work permit issues.