Duration: 12 Months
Intakes: August 2017 / October 2017 / January 2018
This Master of Business Administration (MBA) course aims to accelerate your promotion to well-paid positions of leadership. It prepares you for new opportunities in any organisation, in any country, in a range of senior roles.
This full-time MBA builds on your previous business experience and enhances your real-world management capabilities.
You will develop your strategic knowledge, functional competence and problem-solving ability. You will also learn how to re-apply the best of international management practices.
You will study core modules that include ‘Managing and Leading People’, ‘Global Corporate Strategy’ and ‘International Business Environment’. There is flexibility to choose an optional module and dissertation topic that reflect your personal interests and aspirations. This course is the broadest of our MBA courses.
Our course focuses on problem-solving ability and linking theory to real-world challenges. As part of this, we encourage visits to local companies as well as guest lecturers who share their practical business experiences.
- – A good UK degree, professional qualification or an overseas equivalent. AND Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in English are required to demonstrate appropriate proficiency in English language. Our requirment is IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each sub-test. Candidates who meet our academic entry requirements but whose score for IELTS (or an English language test considered the equivalent of IELTS) is below 6.5 can apply for a programme that includes an eight-week pre-sessional English Language course, for which there is an additional fee.Modules
The EMBA consists of 8 modules delivered flexibly over a period of 16-20 months depending on your enrolment date, plus a dissertation to be completed by distant supervision from your supervisor.You will have the option to study the modules in either of the following schedules, to fit your convenience:-7 module weekends (Friday-Sunday) plus 3 additional Saturdays
-4 three-day module weekends (Friday-Sunday) and 3 four-day module weekends (Thursday – Sunday)
The modules you will study are:
Business Environment and Strategic Management
The Strategy of International Business
Leadership and the Management of Strategic Change
Accounting and Finance for Managers
Human Resource Management
Marketing Planning and Promotion
Management Information and Communication Systems
Research Skills and Dissertation Planning
You can enrol on the course on any given module weekend throughout the year, meaning we have 7 start dates throughout the year.
This flexible structure is carefully designed to fit around your professional schedule, and allow UK and International students to pursue their MBA with minimal impact on existing commitments.