The MBA is a general management course aimed at aspiring and established middle managers from a range of business sectors.
This programme is also available as MBA with Advanced Practice, which includes either an internship or project.
The course has been designed to account for current (local, regional and international) market trends and has recently been updated to provide additional flexibility, choice and the opportunity and to help apply taught management skills.
The overall objective of this course is to educate and develop individuals as managers and business specialists, adding value through an integrated, applied and critical understanding of management and organisations, as well as the development of professional, transferable and intellectual skills that are essential for successful general and strategic management in private, public and third sector organisations.
Students will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills and insight in the following areas:
Develop multidisciplinary and international perspectives, concepts and issues in the major management disciplines
Gain an understanding of relevant toolkits and techniques for analysing business and management issues
Cultivate the ability to analyse, synthesise and apply knowledge and understanding to solve management problems critically, rationally and rigorously
Gain an appreciation and application of contemporary management and information systems to aid strategic decision making in business and management
Develop an appreciation of appetite and responsibility for lifelong learning and personal development
Develop skills for leadership and transformational roles in business in the changing external context within which they are likely to operate
Develop strategic thinking, innovation and entrepreneurial skills
Improve interpersonal and group-working skills
You will be taught using a wide variety of teaching methods across the modules including lectures and seminars, totaling around 12 hours per week. In addition to your time in class, you will also be expected to engage in approximately 30 hours of self-study time per week.
You’ll be taught by experienced lecturers who will bring practical business related experience into the classroom to enable students to understand how business works in the real world.
You will have access to Blackboard, our online learning environment, where you can access module resources and reading lists that will assist your preparation for classes and self-study.
Evening and weekend study
One of our study options available for UK and EU nationals includes evenings and weekends. This study option offers exactly the same levels of student support and the ability to balance your full-time studies with your personal life. Find out more about evening and weekend study options here.
You will be assessed by coursework, including assignments, group assignments, presentations and class tests.