Effective managers lead businesses and organisations in achieving their goals. Studying management equips you with the leadership, analysis, planning and decision-making skills you need to succeed from day one.
By undertaking a major in Management, you will learn about your own personal effectiveness, how to work in teams, and how to solve real organisational problems. You will understand the principles of making good business decisions, managing business operations, dealing with change, thinking globally, and acting ethically. In this major, you can choose subjects from specialist areas including business management, human resource management, international business and operations management.
Career options are many and varied, including positions in management consulting, senior business leadership positions, equity and diversity officer, human resources manager, project manager, change management specialist, recruitment consultant, manager of business process improvement, research and development management, and many others.
The Management major is also a valuable complement to studies in another area, such as accounting or finance.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this major, students will be able to:
- Communicate an understanding of foundational knowledge in the Management discipline
- Apply knowledge of major theories, models and modes of analysis in the Management discipline to provide insight into complex, practical problems
- Adopt a critical approach to the access, evaluation and use of management information from diverse sources
- Critically review key theories, models and modes of analysis in the Management discipline
- Apply learning to suggest solutions to complex, practical problems relating to management
- Analyse management issues in an international context
- Contribute to debate about domestic and global societal issues using the knowledge and modes of analysis acquired through the Management major
- Communicate an understanding of theories, models and modes of analysis of selected areas of study outside the core discipline of management
Last updated: 19 February 2021