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International Master of Business Administration (IMBA)

International Master of Business Administration (IMBA)

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Full time | Hope Park | 12 months | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

OCT

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA International Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

ABOUT THE COURSE

The International MBA (IMBA) is one of Liverpool Hope Business Schools most prestigious postgraduate degrees. It seeks to develop the management and leadership capabilities of its students and equip them with the skills and knowledge to adapt to the ever-changing and fast paced global business market.

This programme will appeal to students from across the world who are looking to earn a highly relevant postgraduate qualification which acknowledges and engages with the cultural differences that are present in complex and dynamic business environments. You will be exposed to new ways of approaching problems and issues faced by the modern business and learn how to apply management theories practically and successfully to solve them.

The IMBA has also been designed to assist professionals to capitalise on their previous experience and develop their capabilities to help take their career prospects to the next level. Student learning will be enhanced through our common core of Business Strategy. This seeks to challenge students to think about Business on a number of levels, develop their understanding of what it takes to direct organisations across the Business sectors and become more effective and efficient in the rapidly changing and complex global economy.

Successful IMBA graduates may go on to become managers, consultants, senior executives and directors in a range of organisations all over the world or go onto further study by progressing to a PhD

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students.

CAREERS

The International MBA opens up a vast array of career opportunities, as you will develop a broad-ranging knowledge and skills base that can be applied to virtually any organizational setting, across business sectors both in the UK and overseas.

Graduates from this programme may go on to become managers, executive managers, consultants, senior executives or start up their own business. You may also opt for further study by progressing to a PhD.

Modules

This common core module will examine the global business environment, company capabilities, alignment with the customers, cultural nuances, and competitive positioning. It will explore strategic choices with a focus on the Company, The Competition, The Customers and The Context in which the Business operates. This will typically include; Business Strategy, Corporate Strategies, International Strategies, Reputational Strategies, Strategies for Growth, Financial and Technological Issues. It will also evaluate strategic options, and analyse the strategic development process by exploring strategies in action, using live and case study examples. Through this common core, students will consider the business as a whole and develop a critical understanding of organisational theories underpinned by an awareness of the current issues faced in business and management. Using a critical understanding of markets and competitive business forces, students will work to analyse organisational behaviour and develop strategies, which not only identify consequences for stakeholders but also meet their needs.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£12,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree a relevant discipline (other Professional qualifications may be considered). This programme is aimed at graduates committed to a career in leadership and/or management. In addition, students are normally expected to demonstrate at least two years relevant work experience in advance of coming onto the programme. In certain circumstances the University also permits previous study that students have already carried out at Postgraduate level to be taken into account.

University information

Liverpool Hope University is set across two green campuses: Hope Park, just four miles from Liverpool city centre, and the Creative Campus, close to the city centre. There is also a small residential campus at Aigburth Park. Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant investment in buildings and equipment of over £76 million. Each year over 1,000 postgraduate students choose to study a range of postgraduate taught, research and PGCE...more

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