What is King’s College MiM Review?

King’s College MiM Review provides a comprehensive review of Master of Science programs in Management offered by King’s college is useful for people who want to gain a quick understanding of the Masters in Management program at King’s College to start a career in the world of business. This review will also shed light on the eligibility criteria, thus helping you to decide whether it would be a correct choice to apply at King's College. Apart from a brief review of the school, data about the various specializations offered along with the key benefits, course content, placement statistics upon graduation arepresented.

 

INTRODUCTION

King's college London doesn't require any introduction. King's was founded in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington and received its royal charter in the same year. It is fourth oldest university in United Kingdom.
King's is now the largest centre for graduate and post-graduate medical teaching and biomedical research in Europe by number of students and is regarded as one of the leading multidisciplinary research universities in the world.
King's is known for its noted alumni and staff, including 12 Nobel laureates amongst its alumni and current and former faculty.
The School of Management & Business (previously known as The Department of Management) has been acknowledged by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 as one of the best departments in the UK.
It was also ranked 5th of all UK management departments in the 2008 RAE with one third of our research activity assessed as ‘world leading’.

King's College MiM Review

Next in the King’s College Masters in Management Review we are going to provide details about the various specializations provided by King’s College in its MSc programs.

The School of Management & Business, King's College London offers the following specializations-

  • MSc in Accounting, Accountability & Financial Management.
  • MSc in Banking & Finance (New for September 2016).
  • MSc in Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis.
  • MSc in International Management.
  • MSc in International Marketing.
  • MSc in International Marketing (Part-Time).
  • MSc in Public Policy & Management.

MSc in Accounting, Accountability & Financial management

Overview
An understanding of accounting and financial management is a must for managers working in a Multi National Company. You will gain in depth knowledge about the economic, technical and institutional foundations of accounting and financial management.

Key benefits
Taught from an internationally renowned department.

  • Study in the heart of London, the perfect location for building a career.
  • Close links and regular speakers from outside organisations give students insights and up to the minute knowledge of the subject area.

Fees & Funding
Full time tuition fees - Home/EU
£10,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
Full time tuition fees - Overseas
£25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*

Entry requirements
Check out the English language entry requirements here.
1st Class or good 2:1 class undergraduate degree (65% or above in the UK marking system) required in a social science related area (eg. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject) or equivalent overseas qualification.

Application procedure
A non-refundable application fee of £50 applies. They will take around four to six weeks to assess your application though during February, March and holiday periods, it may take longer.

Personal statement and supporting information
You will have to provide a personal statement that shows how your own interests are linked to the programme. You will have to describe your academic background, your reasons for applying for this programme and what you hope to gain from it, including any relevant experience, strengths, ambitions or research interests.

Application closing date
The first application deadline was 31st March 2017. Applications will remain open if places are available and programmes will be closed as soon as they are full. For programmes with spaces remaining, no further applications will be accepted from non-EU (Overseas) nationals after 30th July 2017 or from UK/ EU nationals after 3rd September 2017.

MSc  in Banking & Finance (New for September 2016)

Overview

The new MSc Programme in Banking and Finance is explicitly designed to provide knowledge about banking and financial markets to develop the expertise needed for a very wide range of careers in the finance and banking industry as well as multinational financial organisations.

Key benefits

Some unique features of the MSc in Banking and Finance Programme are:

  • The Programme is designed with a view to securing exemptions from exams run by professional bodies providing professional qualifications.
  • Extensive contributions from respected City professionals and industry experts to bring practical insights in to the classroom.
  • A fully developed careers programme with careers consultants, and extensive industry links that aim to maximise student employment prospects.
  • A set of optional short courses designed to equip students with further practical training and key technical skills for the finance industry.
  • State-of-the-art facilities such as a virtual trading floor which provides exclusive access to the latest financial software used in the banking and finance industry.

Fees & Financing
Full time tuition fees - Home/EU
£25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
Full time tuition fees - Overseas
£25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*

Entry Requirements 

1st Class or good 2:1 undergraduate degree (65% or above in the UK marking system) required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, finance or other relevant subject) or equivalent overseas qualification. The programme is most suitable for students with some quantitative background in either finance and/or economics or from a degree with some quantitative elements.

MSc in Human Resource Management & Organizational Analysis

Overview

Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis is for graduates and professionals seeking to develop advanced knowledge and skills in people management and/or work as human resource experts.The MSc presents a contemporary and international perspective on key developments in the management of human resources and the analysis of organisations for the 21st century.
Key benefits

  • Close links with major national and international London-based companies providing students with unrivalled research access and job opportunities.
  • Taught by one of the top groups of HRM/OB scholars in Europe with a strong commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.
  • A strong evidence-based approach to teaching drawing on the very latest research in HRM and OB and emphasising both theory and practice.
  • The optional CIPD-accredited element of the programme provides the academic and related practical knowledge and skills that form the basis for membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Fees & Financing
Full time tuition fees - Home/EU
£9,450 p.a. (2017/18)*
Full time tuition fees - Overseas
£22,800 p.a. (2017/18)*
Part time tuition fees - Home/EU
£4,725 p.a. (2017/18)*
Part time tuition Fees - Overseas
£11,400 p.a. (2017/18)*

Entry requirements 
A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in the social sciences. You may be considered with a degree in another discipline, particularly if you have relevant work experience.

MSc in International Management 

Overview

Managers in international companies increasingly need to develop global perspectives on business, informed by a deep understanding of the different national and cultural contexts in which firms operate. The MSc offers an integrative understanding of these issues that prepares students for successful careers in the world of international business.
The programme is delivered by a group of world-renowned scholars, many with practical experience in business and public policy. It is highly international, with faculty from over ten countries and a diverse student body from all regions of the world.
The programme provides a stimulating learning environment using various techniques to link theoretical knowledge to good business practice. You will have the chance to pursue your own interests via a selection of modules and dissertation topics. The objective of this program is to develop your management talent and provide you with the global capabilities required for business success.After completing a series of core courses you may pursue electives in a range of areas including strategy, finance and accounting, comparative management and marketing.
Key benefits

  • Taught by an internationally recognised faculty.
  • An outstanding location, perfect for beginning to build a career.
  • Close links and regular speakers from outside organisations give students insights and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the subject area.

Fees & Financing
Full time tuition fees - Home/EU
£10,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
Full time tuition fees - Overseas
£25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*

Entry Requirements 

1st Class or good 2:1 class undergraduate degree (65 per cent or above in the UK marking system) required in a social science related area (eg. management, economics, sociology or other relevant subject) or equivalent overseas qualification.

MSc International Marketing

Overview

The MSc in International Marketing prepares you to undertake a critical analysis of strategic international marketing issues (planning, practice and theory).It is suitable for students who want to work in marketing management, marketing consultancy, media and related careers.

Key Benefits

  • Provides a high-level and rigorous understanding of the theory and practice of international marketing.
  • Develops insights into marketing decision-making in a global marketing context.
  • Engages in critical thinking and applied decision-making.
  • The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. King’s College London has joined forces with CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through CIM Graduate Gateway.

Fees & Funding
Full time tuition fees - Home/EU
£10,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
Full time tuition fees - Overseas
£25,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
Part time tuition fees - Home/EU
£5,475 p.a. (2017/18)*
Part time tuition Fees - Overseas
£12,975 p.a. (2017/18)*

Entry Requirements 

1st Class or good 2:1 class  undergraduate degree (65 per cent or above in the UK marking system) required in a social science related area (e.g. management, economics, psychology, history, sociology, law or other appropriate social science subject) or an equivalent overseas qualification.
Please note a science/engineering degree may be considered where social science skills have been an important component of the degree or a candidate has significant marketing practice experience.

MSc in Public Policy & Management 

Overview

Public Policy & Management is comparative and international in focus.  The MSc equips you to understand and evaluate policy options for organising and delivering contemporary public services.  The programme is for both mid-career managers and recent graduates planning to enter public and voluntary sector NGOs.

Key benefits

  • Regular and senior speakers from UK-based government departments, public sector bodies, NGOs and policy-making units who discuss the implementation and evaluation of public services policy.
  • Offers opportunities for internships and the chance to study different public service areas in-depth, drawing on King's-wide expertise.
  • Combines in-depth treatment of underlying principles with practical applications, including Human Resource Management and Design of Programme Evaluations.

Fees & Funding
Full time tuition fees - Home/EU
£10,950 p.a. (2017/18)*
Full time tuition fees - Overseas
£19,650 p.a. (2017/18)*
Part time tuition fees - Home/EU
£5,475 p.a. (2017/18)*
Part time tuition Fees - Overseas
£9,825 p.a. (2017/18)*

Entry Requirements 

A high 2:1/1 undergraduate degree (or international equivalent) is usually required in a social science related area e.g. management, economics, sociology, or relevant experience in public sector management.

Next in the King’s College Masters in Management review, we are going to provide information about the employment aspects of MiM graduates.


 

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Employment Aspects

King's College MSc Management Placement

                                                                                       The above image depicting data about the recruiting companies and various sectors of MSc graduates has been sourced from King's College London's brochure for its MSc Management programs. 

82.3% of Management graduates from King's were in graduate roles or postgraduate study six months after they graduated*.

How much can you earn as a graduate?

It very much depends on the role you take and the sector in which you work but the following are indicative starting salaries for Management graduates:

Median Salary- 25,000

Majority of graduates starting on between 20,000 and 36,000.

*Data from 2011-12 Survey of graduates from undergraduates and postgraduates taught programmes in the Department of  Management.


 

APPLICATION ESSAY INSIGHTS

The personal statement of motivation serves the purpose of application essay.

The personal statement has to show how your own interests are linked to the programme. You will have to describe your academic background, your reasons for applying for this programme and what you hope to gain from it, including any relevant experience, strengths, ambitions or research interests.

 


We hope that the King’s College MiM Review was able to provide you with ample information about the various MSc programs in Management of King’s College London. All information has been sourced from the official website of King’s college.

The International entry requirements can be found here.

Details about accommodation can be found here.

King's College London- School of Management & Business  home page.