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Global MSc in Management (CEMS MiM)

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.

Programme Code: TMGLMGCEMS

Department: Management

For students starting this programme of study in 2019/20

Classification Scheme for the award of a Global MSc in Management for students entering in or after 2019/20

Exam sub-board local rules

A two-year programme. Students are also awarded the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM) degree, subject to successful completion of the CEMS MIM requirements.

Students take courses to the value of eight units which are spread unevenly over the two years. The programme includes: two units at a partner CEMS Institution (MG410 Term Abroad); CEMS compulsory MG463 CEMS Global Management Practice (H); a dissertation; and the course MG488 GMiM Capstone Course - Management in Action (H) taught over both years, Part A (unassessed) in Year 1 and Part B (assessed) in Year 2.

All students are required to attend MG4A1 Introduction to Studying for GMiM.

Year 1

Introductory course

MG4A1 Introduction to Studying for GMiM (0.0)

Paper 1

MG458 Foundations of Management I: Organisations and Management Theory (0.5) and MG459 Foundations of Management 2 (0.5)

Paper 2

MG449 Research Methods for Studies in Global Management (0.5) # and MG431 Managerial Economics (0.5)



Upon satisfactorily demonstrating that they have a degree in economics and have passed, as part of that degree, a course in managerial economics, microeconomics or industrial organisation, students may be exempted from MG431 and will be free to take an elective course, subject to the approval of the Programme Director. Students must select MG449 and a further 0.5 unit from the Elective Courses listed below:


MG449 Research Methods for Studies in Global Management (0.5) #


and 0.5 units from the Elective Courses listed below:

Elective Courses

Paper 3

MG434 Organisational Behaviour (0.5) and MG4E2 Marketing Management (0.5)



Upon satisfactorily demonstrating that they have a degree in marketing, or in management or business administration with a significant concentration in marketing, may be exempted from MG4E2 and will be free to take an elective course, subject to the approval of the Programme Director. Students must select MG434 and a further 0.5 unit from the Elective Courses listed below:


MG434 Organisational Behaviour (0.5)


and 0.5 units from the Elective Courses listed below:

Elective Courses

Paper 4

Electives to the value of 0.5 full units

Elective Courses

Compulsory course

As part of Paper 4, students also take the compulsory unassessed part of MG488:


MG488A GMiM Capstone Course - Management in Action (0.0)

Year 2

Paper 5

MG488B GMiM Capstone Course - Management in Action (0.5) # and MG468 Foundations of Management III: Business Ethics, Corporate Governance, and Leadership (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

Paper 6

Courses to the value of two units to be taken at one of the partner CEMS Institutions (


MG410 Term Abroad (2.0)

Paper 7

MG463 CEMS Global Management Practice (0.5) # and MG430 Strategy in Global and Emerging Markets (0.5)

Paper 8

MG469 Extended Essay for Management (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

Elective Courses

The following elective courses are available to all GMiM students regardless of whether a specialism is taken or not, subject to pre-requisites and course availability:

AC411 Accounting, Strategy and Control (0.5)

AC412 Accountability, Organisations and Risk Management (0.5)

AC415 Management Accounting for Decision Making (0.5)

AC416 Topics in Financial Reporting (0.5) # 1

AC417 Corporate Financial Disclosure and Investor Relations (0.5)

AC444 Valuation and Security Analysis (0.5) #

AC470 Accounting in the Global Economy (0.5) #

AC490 Management Accounting, Decisions and Control (0.5)

AC491 Financial Accounting, Reporting and Disclosure (0.5)

DV424 International Institutions and Late Development (0.5)

FM472 International Finance (0.5) #

FM473L Financial Markets (0.5) #

FM473M Financial Markets (0.5) #

FM474L Managerial Finance (0.5)

FM474M Managerial Finance (0.5)

FM476 Entrepreneurial Finance (0.5) #

GI407 Globalisation, Gender and Development (1.0) 2

GI409 Gender, Globalisation and Development: An Introduction (0.5)  (not available 2019/20)

GI420 Globalisation, Gender and Development: Theorising Policy and Practice (0.5)

MA423 Fundamentals of Operations Research (0.5) #

MA424 Modelling in Operations Research (0.5) #

MA427 Mathematical Optimisation (0.5) #

MC408 Theories and Concepts in Media and Communications (0.5)

MG401 Operations Management for Management Consultancy (0.5) #

MG404 Consumer Insights: Behavioural Fundamentals (0.5)

MG409 Auctions and Game Theory (0.5) #

MG418 Open Innovation (0.5)

MG421 International Business Strategy and Emerging Markets (0.5) #

MG422 Thinking Strategically (0.5) #

MG452 Behavioural Economics for Management (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

MG455 Decisions, Biases and Nudges (0.5) #

MG456 Strategic Decision Making (0.5) #

MG460 Handling Disruption: Humanitarian Emergencies Management and Development (0.5)

MG466 Supply Chain Management (0.5) #

MG467 Strategy and Change in Public Sector Management (0.5) #

MG472 Global Strategy, Management and Information Systems (0.5) #

MG473 Negotiation Analysis (0.5)

MG477 Strategic Reward: Key Models and Practices (0.5)

MG479 Information Systems for the Public Sector: Digital Government and Service Innovation (0.5)

MG481 Innovating Organisational Information Technology (0.5) #

MG482 Innovation and Technology Management (0.5)

MG483 eHealth: Policy, Strategy and Systems (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

MG484 Global Sourcing and Management of Business and IT Services (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

MG485 Management and Economics of E-Business (0.5) #

MG486 Social Computing, Data and Information Service (0.5)

MG487 Innovation and Information Systems: Concepts and Perspectives (0.5)

MG492 Data Governance: Privacy, Openness and Transparency (0.5)

MG4A3 Incentives and Governance in Organisations (0.5) #

MG4A4 Empirical Research Strategy for Managerial Economics (0.5)  (not available 2019/20)

MG4A8 Strategy for the Information Economy (0.5) #

MG4B1 Corporate Strategy (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

MG4B6 Design and Management of Organisations (0.5)

MG4B7 Organisational Change (0.5)  (not available 2019/20)

MG4B9 The World Trading System (0.5) #

MG4C3 Information Technology and Service Innovation (0.5)

MG4D2 International Employment Relations (0.5) #

MG4D3 The Dark Side of the Organisation (0.5) #

MG4D5 Leadership in Organisations: Theory and Practice (0.5)

MG4F2 Marketing Analytics II: Analytics for Managing Innovations, Products and Brands (0.5)

MG4F3 Digital Marketing (0.5) #

MG4G4 Topics in Management Research (0.5)

MG4J3 Principles of Pricing (0.5)

MG4J6 Brand Strategy (0.5)

MY452 Applied Regression Analysis (0.5) #

MY455 Multivariate Analysis and Measurement (0.5) #

PB418 Corporate Communications (0.5)

PB419 Creativity and Innovation (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

PB426 Knowledge Processes in Organisations (0.5)

PP4E4 Analytic frameworks for policy evaluation (0.5) #  (not available 2019/20)

PP4E5 Innovations in the governance of public services delivery (0.5)

PP4G3 Designing and Managing Change in the Public Sector (0.5)

ST429 Statistical Methods for Risk Management (0.5) #


Or another MSc-level elective course which is offered in the School, subject to approval of the course leader and the Programme Director.

Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

1 : Before taking AC416 you must take AC480

2 : GI407 can not be taken with GI409, GI420

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.
Note for prospective students:

For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.