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MBA Global (Including specialist pathways) Block Delivery

MBA Global (Including specialist pathways) Block Delivery

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

16 months

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Ambitious business managers can now take a flexible route to our highly regarded MBA Global. Our block delivery programme enables you to fit your studies around your career commitments while our specialist pathways give you the chance to tailor your learning to your own industry.

Course description

The highlights

  • Our innovative MBA is designed for working professionals who want to gain an internationally recognised management qualification – without taking a career break
  • It combines short intensive study periods on campus with off-site learning which you can balance with your working life, wherever in the world you are based
  • Distinctive pathways allow you to select a broad-based MBA Global programme or to specialise with the MBA Global Finance or the MBA Global Hospitality Management
  • Our MBA Global and all specialist pathways are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), so you can apply for Chartered Manager status on completion of your studies
  • You can choose to undertake a corporate placement project instead of a traditional dissertation, tackling an important challenge that benefits your own organisation
  • You will learn from a teaching team with extensive business and management experience and will work in small, internationally diverse cohorts of students. We offer enhanced tutor support to keep your studies on track.

A choice of pathways

We offer three MBA pathways to match your existing experience, current role and future plans. All give you a thorough grounding in strategic leadership, financial performance management, global operations, markets and resources, business research methods and data analysis.

The MBA Global pathway helps you develop a broad-based, fully-rounded understanding and features key themes such as risk management and global supply chain management.

The MBA Global Finance pathway enables you to explore issues such as international finance and mergers and acquisitions in greater detail.

The MBA Global Hospitality Management pathway focuses on current industry trends, hospitality operations management, service quality and customer experience and satisfaction.

Careers

The strong international perspectives of our MBA bring a whole new dimension to your CV. Our emphasis on work-based learning also equips you to apply your knowledge in ways which make an immediate impact – whether you are embarking on a new role or advancing your professional practice within your own organisation.

Equally important are the integrated support modules which will help you plan the next stage of your professional development. You can boost your employability through access to career coaching, mentoring and career development workshops.

Modules

Critical Perspectives in Strategic Leadership and Management ? honing your understanding of the principal areas of strategic management and leadership practices emanating from business research and development. This module takes a holistic view of how managers formulate, implement and evaluate strategies and policies that respond to changes in both the internal and external business environment and deliver sustainable competitive advantage.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

19,800

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

19,800

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good honours degree (minimum upper second class) from a UK university (or overseas equivalent) in any subject or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing. Alternatively, applicants may have significant management experience and a substantial record of achievement. Applicants meeting these criteria may not have previously studied at university.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more

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