Description

The Full Time MBA is a flagship generalist management qualification designed to meet the needs of early career individuals and is structured to support your aspirations for fast track career progression through the development of leadership and strategic management skills and a contemporary understanding of business. 

This postgraduate degree aims to enhance your professional prospects by developing your capability to apply the latest thinking relating to organisational development and change in the competitive global context.

Successful completion of the MBA highlights your potential to have a real impact on the transformation of the organisation you join.

The course combines core MBA disciplines with innovative subject areas supported by the latest research in strategic management and leadership to develop business competence and strengthen confidence and credibility, providing you with the practical and theoretical capabilities to master the complexities of a competitive and changing business environment.

Why choose this course?

 

The course adopts a practice-led curriculum and aims to develop an advanced knowledge of organisations and their effective management in the dynamic competitive global context, and the ability to creatively apply this knowledge and understanding to complex issues to systematically and innovatively enhance strategic business and management practice.

This offers a challenging learning opportunity to encourage the integration of theory and practice supported by experienced academics with substantial management experience. 

Through practice events you will work with academics and professors of practice on live consultancy projects with leading employers in organisations across private, public and not-for-profit sectors to support your personal and professional development as a creative and innovative leader with the knowledge and skills needed in the global, knowledge-based economy.

You will develop the attributes and skills expected of post-graduates, as recognised by professional and industry bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute and the Confederation of British Industry, including team-working, negotiation skills, leadership, confidence and the ability to apply critical and creative thinking to complex and unclear problems to develop innovative solutions.

This postgraduate degree aims to enhance your professional prospects by developing your capability to apply the latest thinking relating to organisational development and change in the competitive global context. Successful completion of the MBA highlights your potential to have a real impact on the transformation of the organisation you join.

Study Details:

MBA 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Core units:

  • Leading and Managing Organisational Resources
  • Strategy and the Global Competitive Environment
  • Management Practice
  • Theory into Practice Project

Route Option 1:

  • Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management

Route Option 2:

  • Digital Marketing and Communications
  • Digital Technology Management

Route Option 3:

  • International and Comparative HRM
  • Business Economics

Block Delivery Method

Your course takes place over three semesters. Depending upon when you join the course, this will determine the order of units which you will study. You will benefit by beginning your studies with others who started at one of the earlier points of entry.

·         Induction Week

·         Unit 1 (30 credits)

·         Unit 2 (30 credits)

·         Unit 3 (30 credits)

·         Unit 4 (30 credits)

·         Capstone Project (60 credits)

 

Capstone Project:

  • Professional Practice – you will be required to respond to a number of work-based scenarios through critical evaluation to determine an appropriate course of action.
  • The Live Project – this will enable you to work as part of a team on a project provided by a business organisation.
  • The dissertation – this is a conventional dissertation of 12,000 to 15,000 words, enabling you to undertake in-depth research of a topic relating to your course.

The structure of the course provides an intense and highly rewarding learning experience. You will study only one unit at a time, which will enable you to focus upon the subject.

Each unit takes place over six weeks in two, three week sections. In the first week of each of the two sections, you will undertake two and a half days face-to-face contact time. This enables you to engage with a considerable amount of learning material with the tutor. After this, there is more contact, which varies from unit to unit as well as other work undertaken using online resources.

You will be involved in both individual and group work, all designed using evidence-based approaches to improve your experience and quality of work. During this time you will also have access to our new Luton campus library which provides 24/7 access to learning resources to help support your study.

 

This emphasis on active learning uses the latest in teaching and learning approaches, integrated with our employability practice-based method with real businesses to enable you to gain real experience as part of your course.

 

Student Destinations

The successful completion of your MBA provides a strong foundation for your professional prospects with potential to join an employer in a variety of positions and potential for fast track career progression opportunities.

Fees

UK/EU: £10,500; International: £12,500

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent. 

We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with appropriate work experience.

For international students English competence of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.

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