Why study Management at Leicester
“The school’s success is directly attributable to the idiosyncratic approach which it takes towards questions of management and organisation, an approach which underpins everything it does. Unlike the approach taken within most mainstream western business schools, Leicester’s critical approach to management challenges the status quo, rather than simply perpetuating it. Its research, which forms the basis for its teaching, contributes to fundamental management theory and serves as the basis for critical evaluations of contemporary management practices.”
Other distinctive features of the Management Studies course at Leicester include small-group teaching in the first year, our film club Reel Management, our multi-disciplinary understanding of management (in which we draw on anthropology, cultural studies, economics, sociology, politics and psychology – as well as ‘management’ theories) and our innovative Critical Management in Practice module which provides a space for students to reflect on work placements drawing on relevant management research.
Wide ranging career opportunities:
Throughout the programme there is an emphasis on the demands of employers for critical and analytical problemsolving skills, team working and the ability to present and communicate ideas, along with the personal and professional skills that you require to keep pace with rapid changes in the workplace and an ever-changing world. Many of our graduates have gone on to enjoy careers in a broad range of public and private sector organisations nationally and internationally; others have chosen to further enhance their employability by embarking upon postgraduate study.
Completion of the BA in Management Studies should enable you to gain additional postgraduate professional qualifications from organisations such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing; Institute of Personnel and Development; and the various professional accountancy bodies. These organisations may grant you exemptions on the basis of the modules that you study on your degree. The BA in Management Studies has been approved and accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing to provide direct entry onto the CIM’s Professional Certificate in Marketing.
An increasing number of our students go on to futher study with us by taking one of our master's degrees: