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Master of Business Administration (Applied) MBA

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

17-JAN-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview:

In a challenging and complex economic climate, there is an ever-increasing demand for reflective, entrepreneurial and responsible business leaders with the necessary skills, understanding and acumen to tackle the difficult challenges facing organizations of all sizes. Our MBA (Applied) programme is designed to develop and enhance your strategic leadership skills to meet this demand.

You explore topics that will enhance your knowledge of key concepts as well as having the opportunity to directly apply skills by working on real-time projects with our partners, contributing to the organization and enhancing your own development. By studying our MBA, you not only gain an internationally-recognized qualification, but you will be competent to make an immediate impact in the workplace. This MBA allows you to develop employability skills and gain UK experience to further enhance your employability. If you aspire to make a significant contribution by leading at a strategic level, this is the course for you. On completion of the MBA (Applied) programme you will:

  • think and act entrepreneurially to lead through uncertain and rapidly changing conditions in the global business environment
  • be a responsible leader able to work with a diverse range of teams, in a variety of cultural contexts
  • be international in your outlook and understand the challenges and opportunities the global business environment presents businesses
  • have a deep understanding of the functions of business and appreciate the importance of functional collaboration to achieve organizational goals
  • be a self-reflective practitioner with acute awareness of your self-identity and values
  • understand the importance of the role of business in society.

Professional accreditation:

[Chartered Management Institute] The course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). On successful completion of the MBA, students will also be eligible for a CMI level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

How you are assessed:

The programme adopts a range of formative and summative assessment methods to suit the demands and requirements of the applied nature of the programme. These include business reports, case study analysis, presentations, self-diagnostic assessments, reflective reports and a research proposal and associated dissertation.

Career opportunities:

Typically graduates move into general or senior management and strategic leadership roles, internal consultant/project leadership roles or into external consultancy roles. You build on your existing work experience and skills, and the programme enhances your ability to lead and manage change.

Modules

This module enables you to develop work-based solutions to real-world problems through a reflective learning approach. Through discrete, identifiable work-related activities focused on enhancing organisational knowledge and innovation, you develop personal and professional knowledge through a process of reflection, critical thinking and action. The module enables you to demonstrate an autonomous approach to professional learning and development within a work-based context to enhance your employability.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£6,675

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£8,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You must be an honours graduate of any discipline, with a minimum of a 2.2 obtained from a recognised University, or hold an equivalent professional qualification acceptable to Teesside University Business School. You must also have a minimum of two years, graduate level, full time work experience in a relevant role (e.g. management / administrative / professional / supervisory capacity). You may still be considered for entry if you do not meet these criteria if you have significant management experience and/or a record of achievement in business and leadership. Given the work-based approach to assessment that underpins this programme, there is an expectation that applicants are currently/have been employed (preferably in management roles) and will be able to refer to their roles and their organisations in the completion of their assessments.

Department profile

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University information

Based on its vibrant campus in the heart of Middlesbrough in North East England, Teesside University is a friendly, modern university offering a broad portfolio of courses. The University has recently invested more than £275m in its town-centre campus giving it a leading edge in digital innovation, forensic facilities and sport and health sciences buildings. The University is investing an additional £300m over the next ten years to further...more