Masters | Postgraduate Course - Executive MBA Course Details within University of Greenwich

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Executive MBA

Study Details

MBA: 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

The Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised Master's degree in business administration and management.

This Master's aims to develop the business leaders of the future. It approaches responsible leadership thematically from the starting points of creativity, practicality and social resourcefulness, and focuses strongly on the personal development of participants, including their career management.

The MBA focuses on the integrative disciplines of business strategy and the management of change, leading to a real-world consultancy project and an individual business research project.

Specialist MBA awards

The Greenwich MBA can be tailored to four specialist sectors: financial services (including banking and insurance); public services (including health, local government and emergency services); social enterprise; and maritime. 

On successful completion of this programme, you will graduate with one of the following:

  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (Financial Services)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (Public Services)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (Social Enterprise)
  • Executive Master of Business Administration (Maritime Management)

Module details

Full-time study
Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

    Business Context and International Business Environment (MBA) (10 credits)
    Strategy and Transformation (MBA) (20 credits)
    Managing the Value Chain (MBA) (20 credits)
    Leadership, Personal Development and Career Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Integrative Strategic Workshops and Simulations (MBA) (15 credits)
    Business Research Project (MBA) (30 credits)
    Two Years Accredited Work Experience
    Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4
    Financial Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Human Resource and Information Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Foundations of Scholarship and Research Methods (15 credits)
    Business Analysis (MBA) (10 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Financial Services Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Public Services Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Maritime Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (Hospitality) (15 credits)

Part-time study
Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

    Business Context and International Business Environment (MBA) (10 credits)
    Strategy and Transformation (MBA) (20 credits)
    Managing the Value Chain (MBA) (20 credits)
    Financial Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Foundations of Scholarship and Research Methods (15 credits)
    Business Analysis (MBA) (10 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

    Leadership, Personal Development and Career Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Integrative Strategic Workshops and Simulations (MBA) (15 credits)
    Business Research Project (MBA) (30 credits)
    Two Years Accredited Work Experience
    Human Resource and Information Management (MBA) (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Financial Services Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Public Services Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Maritime Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (Hospitality) (15 credits)

Distance Learning
Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

    Business Context and International Business Environment (MBA) (10 credits)
    Managing the Value Chain (MBA) (20 credits)
    Human Resource and Information Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Foundations of Scholarship and Research Methods (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

    Strategy and Transformation (MBA) (20 credits)
    Leadership, Personal Development and Career Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Financial Management (MBA) (15 credits)
    Business Analysis (MBA) (10 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

    Integrative Strategic Workshops and Simulations (MBA) (15 credits)
    Business Research Project (MBA) (30 credits)
    Two Years Accredited Work Experience

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Financial Services Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Public Services Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Maritime Sector) (15 credits)
    Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (Hospitality) (15 credits)

Entry Requirements

You should have an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute.

You should also have a minimum of two years' relevant work experience.

Applicants without an undergraduate degree who have a minimum of five years' relevant business experience may apply subject to interview.

Student Destinations

Graduates have the opportunity to progress rapidly through management in different companies or to apply their skills and knowledge to managing their own businesses.