With a focus on practical application as well as theoretical knowledge, you’ll develop in a way that will take your career to new heights.
Under the guidance of experts with extensive business experience, you will:
-Develop your management and leadership skills
-Improve your understanding of the importance of creativity and innovation
-Learn effective strategies for presenting and selling your ideas
Our MBA will help you to bring new skills and ideas to your business to compete more effectively within your business sector.
You’ll look at transformational skills – focusing on attitudes, behaviours and communication, and including creativity and innovation, negotiation, presentation, collaboration and teamwork, pro-active behaviour, critical thinking and problem-solving – alongside the more traditional management and leadership areas.
How will I study?
The full-time MBA is taught over one year and consists of eight taught modules (seven core modules plus one option) with an MBA Final Project or report.
Each module uses a blend of learning methods consisting of:
-Two two-day blocks of teaching time (Friday to Saturday)
-Web-supported independent study
In between modules, you study independently and have the opportunity to work on real organisation projects.
Part of your assessment is based on the application of knowledge and skills to practical examples from your own working experience. Other assessment includes:
-Formal examinations/class tests
-Individual written work (such as essays, assignment reports or case analyses) and
-Group work including written reports and/or presentations
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017)
-25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver
-Application deadline: 1 May 2017
ESRC 1+3 and +3 Scholarships (2017)
-A number of ESRC-funded standalone PhD and PhD with Masters scholarships across the social sciences.
-Application deadline: 30 January 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017)
-Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council
-Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017)
-A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course
-Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Our MBA is for you if you’re interested in mid-career development or want a general management qualification.
You’ll be able to:
-Understand different approaches to business administration
-Apply a critical evaluation of these approaches to current problems and/or new insights at the forefront of your field
-Apply these methods to make sound professional judgements, and to be able to communicate these clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences
-Demonstrate originality, self-direction and autonomy in planning and implementing business administration in organisations