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MBA - Master of Business Administration

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The Loughborough MBA degree is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to become an elite performer in business, accelerate your career, and equip you to maximise business performance in a global environment. At Loughborough University, with our long heritage and unrivalled reputation for sport, we understand the mind-set needed to go from being a high-achiever to an elite performer. Our focus is on guiding you through a transformational experience that will enable you to fulfil your potential. Our internationally recognised full-time MBA degree will teach you to: manage complex challenges, from exporting to new markets to getting the most out of your team; problem solve creative solutions for real business challenges; and lead innovative change to capitalise on opportunities. The School of Business and Economics is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career. Therefore, in addition to the taught programme, you will also have the opportunity to attend a range of masterclasses and networking events held at Loughborough University and an international study tour. We also offer dedicated individualised careers support, whether you are looking to advance further in your current career path or looking to change career paths, our one-to-one guidance and coaching and Professional Development programme will support you in achieving your career plans.

As an MBA student, we are committed to providing you with the very best careers development support to ensure you maximise your post-MBA potential. With our award-winning Careers Network, you can utilise our global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters; receive dedicated MBA careers support; and benefit from the UK’s largest on-campus annual careers fair. The Loughborough MBA attracts a variety of professionals from all walks of life, and graduates of the programme have enhanced their careers at senior level in high profile companies. Loughborough MBA graduates have enhanced their careers at senior level in a range of high profile companies, including: Loughborough MBA graduates include: Network Manager for Elliot Group; Senior Group Captain in the Royal Air Force; Manager at DNV GL; Senior Project Leader at British Gypsum. Recent graduate destinations include: Accenture, Project Manager; Balfour Beatty, Manager; Barclays, Senior Business Design Analyst etc.

Furthermore, on successful completion of this programme, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and holistic understanding of: The internal aspects, functions and processes of organisations - including their diverse nature, purposes, structures, governance, operations and management, together with the individual and corporate behaviours and cultures which exist within and between organisations and their influence on the external context they operate in; The external context in which organisations operate - including economic, environmental, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological factors, together with their effects at local, national and international levels upon the strategy, behaviour and management of organisations etc.

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Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | SEP

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1 year

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The aims of this module are to: develop a broad understanding of core issues in corporate finance which are of particular importance to students' professional needs; develop numerical reasoning and the ability to interpret numerical data. On completion of this module students should be able to: discuss advantages and disadvantages of various sources of finance; understand and use various capital budgeting techniques for a variety of scenarios; evaluate the impact of capital structure and dividend policy on the value of the firm; evaluate arguments and evidence in relation to key issues in corporate finance; use appropriate tools to analyse problems faced by corporate treasurers.

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Entry requirements

Students must hold a minimum of three years’ professional work experience (required by AMBA-accreditation) plus either a bachelor’s degree (2:2 or above) from a UK or recognised overseas university, membership of an approved chartered institute or a Diploma in Management Studies.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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