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Online | Birmingham City University | 1 year | JAN-23

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MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

The MBA can transform your professional career and develop your leadership potential.

The MBA has been designed to reflect the increasing emphasis on management skills and abilities arising from today's market developments and explores the complexity and diversity of business in an increasingly interconnected and multi-cultural world.

What's covered in the course?

You will be expected to develop critical analytical skills in assessing the current and developing environment for business; identify new business opportunities and analysing markets; deal with complex issues systematically and creatively; and communicate clearly to a range of audiences.

You will continue to work full-time in a business while learning and applying theory to practice to enhance your career development prospects. The MBA covers a blend of fundamental and in-depth senior management skills across leadership and management, and is designed for proactive career focused individuals who can progressively apply their learning, demonstrating impact, by producing a portfolio of evidence meeting the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of a senior leader.

Opportunity: Student Jobs on Campus ensures that our students are given a first opportunity to fill many part-time temporary positions within the University. This allows you to work while you study with us, fitting the job around your course commitments. By taking part in the scheme, you will gain valuable experiences and employability skills, enhancing your prospects in the job market.


The module is designed to provide you with a thorough grounding on how organisations might deal with various aspects of innovation and how the development of a robust strategy for innovation can lead to sustainable competitive advantage. A key thrust of this programme of study is that achieving a sustainable competitive strategy, particularly in the context of disruptive change, is dependent upon organisations fostering a culture of innovation and creativity. The module is designed to allow aspiring managers to improve innovation capacity in their current and future careers. It will help managers to develop an understanding of how context influences performance and how organisations must change and learn as their context changes. It will identify the role that innovation and creativity plays in organisational learning and development.
Collaborative Relationships and Organisational Behaviour (20 Credits) - Core

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Entry requirements

An honours degree of a British University or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2); an equivalent graduate level qualification from an overseas university or equivalent institution (minimum 2:2); pre-masters programme approved by Birmingham City University; pre-masters programme with a minimum of 55% average.