The Business Administration (MBA) Master Degree is designed to further enhance the careers of individuals interested in business and management. The MBA degree is one of the most prestigious and sought-after postgraduate degrees in the field of management and leadership. This 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. An MBA not only opens up opportunities across a variety of sectors but also develops the skills you need to take your career to the next level.
The MBA lends itself to a variety of careers and the substantial investment is almost certain to be reflected in increased earnings potential. MBA candidates can expect to gain a high level strategic approach to business decision making, enhanced leadership capabilities and an adaptable approach to changing business environments. 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. 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. Fundamental to our approach is a focus on both theory and its application to practice.
MBA is designed to prepare students for the challenges of management, exposing them to the latest thinking in business across a variety of sectors within an international context. You will engage with the key principles of business, including finance, economics, strategy, marketing, operations and leadership, as well as gaining insight into the context in which managers operate.
The university has partnered together with the CMI to offer you dual accreditation with your MBA, which will enhance your professional profile and add to your achievements. On successful completion of your MBA, you will be eligible for the Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Diploma in Management & Leadership. During your study period, you will also become and Affiliate Member of CMI, which gives you access to CMI’s knowledge resource ‘Management Direct’. At the end of your studies, graduates with 3 or more year’s management experience will be entitled to apply for full membership of the CMI or Chartered status. The University will offer extensive career support to help you gain a rapid return on your investment in yourself – and achieve your personal goals.
If you prefer, you can pursue an MBA that gives a specific reference in the award title to Finance, HRM, Supply Chain Management or Marketing.
Course Length: 1 year;
Start dates: January / May / September;