Gain in-demand and real-world management skills.
Tailor your electives to your leadership goals
Keep pace with industry today and gain practical experience
99% of our class of 2022 were employed within six months of graduating
Course key facts
Kick-start your career in business with our MSc Management programme – an intensive, one-year, full-time Master's degree programme. Prepare yourself for a wide range of careers in management, such as management consulting and professional services.
MSc Management has an excellent worldwide reputation and is consistently ranked amongst the world's top global programmes: graduating from Imperial College Business School will set you apart from the crowd.
You'll get the opportunity to meet and network with leading global organisations thanks to our London location and ongoing relationships with major employers, and we'll provide the support you need to present yourself confidently to the world's top companies.
This page is updated regularly to reflect the latest version of the curriculum. However, this information is subject to change.
Find out more about potential course changes.
Please note: it may not always be possible to take specific combinations of modules due to timetabling conflicts. For confirmation, please check with the relevant department.
Before the programme begins you will be expected to complete some pre-study modules which are delivered through The Hub, Imperial College Business School’s online learning environment.
These modules will be available to students who have accepted an offer of admission from July onwards, and are designed to give you a basic knowledge of areas which will be covered by the programme throughout the academic year.
Enhance your fundamental business knowledge and skills with core modules. These modules are the backbone of the programme and give you a solid base of practical knowledge in the following subject areas.
- Business Economics
- Corporate Finance
- Innovation Management
- Marketing Decisions
- Management Capstone
- Operations Management
- Organisational Behaviour
- Strategic Management
The Integration modules give you the opportunity to integrate and apply practical, analytical and problem solving skills gained on the programme to real life business contexts.
- Either Consulting Project, Work Placement or Social Project
- Management Capstone
You will choose one academic specialism, and study four electives from that area. Alternatively you can choose three electives from your chosen specialism alongside one elective from outside of your specialism.
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Advanced Financial and Sustainability Reporting
- Management of Mergers and Acquisitions
- Venture Capital and Growth Finance
- Private Equity (Online)
- Python for Finance
- Risk Management for Corporate and Financial Institutions
- Business Analytics
- Business Simulation
- Corporate Strategy
- Energy Business
- Leadership Skills
- Project Management
- Strategic Sales Management
- Design Thinking for Innovation
- The Economics of Information and Intellectual Property
- Family Business
- Management, Strategy and Innovation in Fintech
- Leading Social Innovation
- Strategy and Innovation in Digital Business
- Brand Management
- Brand Experience Design (online)
- Consumer Behaviour
- Digital Marketing
- Emerging Technologies in Marketing
- Marketing Analytics (Online)
- Market Research (Online)
- Global immersion
- Global exchange
We are among a handful of business schools worldwide to achieve triple accreditation:
- Association of MBAs (AMBA)
- Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
- European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
We have also been recognised for our work in tackling gender inequality in higher education with a Bronze Athena SWAN award.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching and learning methods
Presentations and seminars
Virtual learning environment
Practical classes and fieldwork
Work placement opportunity
Multiple choice tests
We consider all applicants on an individual basis, welcoming students from all over the world.
How to apply
If you are applying to the Business School, you may be considered for one course per admissions cycle.
Visit our Admissions website for details on the application process.
If you are applying for a taught Master’s course, you will need to pay an application fee before submitting your application.
The fee applies per application and not per course:
- £100 for all MSc applications to Imperial College Business School
- £150 for MBA applications to Imperial College Business School
There is no application fee for MRes courses, Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas or research courses, such as PhDs and EngDs.
If you are facing financial hardship and are unable to pay the application fee, we encourage you to apply for our application fee waiver.
Find out more about the application fee and waiver
An ATAS certificate is not required for students applying for this course.
If you're a UK national, or EU national with settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you may be able to apply for a Postgraduate Master’s Loan from the UK government, if you meet certain criteria.
The government has not yet published the loan amount for students starting courses in Autumn 2024. As a guide, the maximum value of the loan was £12,167 for courses starting on or after 1 August 2023.
The loan is not means-tested and you can choose whether to put it towards your tuition fees or living costs.
Your future career
Develop the essential knowledge and skills for a career in management
With specialised knowledge, you'll be highly sought after in a range of sectors.
Finance, consultancy and technology are just some of your options.
Other potential career options include FMCG and luxury, media, marketing, healthcare, and manufacturing.
Terms and conditions
There are some important pieces of information you should be aware of when applying to Imperial. These include key information about your tuition fees, funding, visas, accommodation and more.
You can find further information about your course, including degree classifications, regulations, progression and awards in the programme specification for your course.Programme specifications