University of Northampton
Master of Science programmes


MSc Accounting and Finance
This programme examines current accounting issues and how they relate to the wider social, technical and economic challenges that businesses face. It also offers the opportunity to study a specialist interest. The programme assumes that students will enter with a good deal of technical accounting knowledge, having either studied accounting at undergraduate or professional level.
1. Financial and Business Strategy
2. Corporate Reporting
3. Global Financial Strategy
4. Strategic Audit
5. Social Responsibility and Governance
6. Dissertation and Research Methods
7. Investment Analysis
8. Dissertation

MSc International Logistics
Whether you intend to specialise in International Logistics as a career, or enter general management, today’s professionals require a deep and systematic understanding of the technology, staff, infrastructure and operational processes that define this important business sector. This programme has been designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the key concepts affecting Logistics and Supply Chain Management today.
1. Managing Operations
2. International Logistics
3. Project Management
4. Strategic Issues in Logistics
5. Strategic Management
6. Perspectives of Applied Logistics
7. Organisational Behaviour
8. Dissertation

MSc International Marketing Strategy
This course is designed to help you develop the knowledge, specialist skills and attitudes necessary for a successful career in the exciting and fast moving area of international marketing. It will also enhance your ability to think strategically about marketing management in an international context.
1. Marketing: Principles and Management
2. International Marketing Intelligence and Research
3. The Global Marketing Context
4. International Marketing Strategy
5. Strategic Digital Marketing
6. Dissertation and Research Methods
7. International Marketing Communications
8. Dissertation

MSc Management (International)
This programme is specifically designed to provide pre-experience career preparation and post-experience career progression opportunities to those from any disciplinary background at undergraduate level with the aspiration to enter or progress more rapidly in their business or management careers. Building on your existing capabilities from your first discipline, the programme will develop your conceptual and theoretical understanding of business and management issues, problems and opportunities.
1. Organisational Behaviour
2. Marketing: Principles and Management
3. Managing Finance and Information
4. Strategic Management
5. Managing across Cultures
6. Dissertation and Research Methods
7. Managing Operations in the Supply Chain Context
8. Dissertation


A variety of assessments include assignments and examinations. The emphasis will be upon developing skills in independent study.

Mode of Study

The programme will be delivered via on-line mode.


Total recommended duration is 30 months and maximum is 36 months.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold a recognised first or second class honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a related discipline.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of their English language capabilities at an approved level (TOEFL; IELTS; Cambridge Proficiency Certificate etc).