menu icon
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest news
Master of Business Administration (International Management) MBA

Master of Business Administration (International Management) MBA

Different course options

Full time | Southwark Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA Management Studies / Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MBA (IM) is aimed at ambitious, knowledge hungry students from a wide range of entrepreneurial, business and public sector backgrounds looking to develop their careers, whether as entrepreneurs or business managers and leaders. The development of a global network will be a key part of the experience.

An MBA (International Management) develops...

  • Understanding of the latest management theory and practice to enhance analytical judgement and critical awareness.
  • In depth knowledge of the principles of strategic thinking in an international business context by building upon the practical experience of the course participants.
  • Personal experience as a vehicle for learning, including in peer groups to develop managerial abilities, in particular the ability to manage change, both in careers and in companies.
  • Skills for change, decision making, adaptation, enterprise and sustainability in a dynamic and complex international business environment.
  • Cultural intelligence in a global business environment.
  • The capacity to develop professionally in management by acquiring knowledge, understanding, and cognitive skills particularly in analysis techniques, with the ability to select and use appropriate tools and data in different business situations.
  • A critical understanding of the factors affecting organisational performance in an international environment.

Employability

Employability and careers advice is embedded throughout the modules via guest speaker and alumni input and also through peer to peer support. Employment prospects are excellent. Successful students can, in addition to senior management roles, build a career in a variety of roles in consulting, marketing, finance and human resource management. In this respect the personal development emphasis on the course reflects the skills demanded for flexible roles in managing across a variety of organisational cultures and functions inside multinational companies.

Professional links

LSBU has recently been appointed, as one of a small group of universities, to Buying Solutions Pan Government Framework Agreement of study and qualifications in Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters in Public Administration (MPA). We are the only London-based university to be approved to deliver both the MPA and MBA awards to government staff on a part-time and executive basis.

Modules

This module is designed to develop professional consultancy skills by studying organisational structure and culture, situational analysis and diagnosis, communication strategies for consulting and group dynamics. Focusing on the development of business research; client handling and project management skills, completion of this module will enable students to prepare a succinct, clear, evidence based, persuasive consultancy led project plan , aligned to the strategic vision of an organisation and which they are able to effectively pitch to a client.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£9,880

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£14,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need least UK class 2:2 or equivalent university degree. Significant post-graduation and/or relevant work experience on which the learning process should build, normally the experience required will be at least two years. All applicants will be interviewed prior to acceptance on to the programme. The aim of the interview process is to ensure that students will have a positive impact on the learning experience of those on the journey with them.

University information

London South Bank University (LSBU) is a highly regarded educational institution located in the London Borough of Southwark. Established in 1882, it is one of London’s oldest universities, with over 15,000 students representing over 130 countries worldwide, and a global network of over 80,000 alumni. The university is both historical and forward thinking and focuses on providing professional opportunities for both employees and...more