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Master of Business Administration MBA

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course overview:

Our Master of Business Administration course is designed to accelerate the progression of those who are either looking to start, or already have, a career in the creative industries.

As a student at UCA’s Business School for the Creative Industries, you will be exposed to how global corporations operate, examining and evaluating real-life case studies, as well as forming a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge. You will learn the key skills expected of those in senior positions in organisations, and will be encouraged to explore entrepreneurism and develop your capacity as a future leader.

Every course within our Business School portfolio is taught with a global perspective, giving graduates the skillset required to pursue a creative business career anywhere in the world. Our teaching programmes are all project based, combining knowledge from both business and the creative industries in order to produce well-rounded, highly employable graduates with a highly-regarded qualification.

The programme for our one-year Master of Business Administration degree has been developed to create positive and forward-thinking leaders for the exciting and innovative creative industries.

Based at UCA Epsom, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate and work alongside fellow creative business practitioners at the UCA Business School. The International MBA course is supported by seminars, tutorials, workshops and critiques, allowing you to develop a high level of competence in practical, visual, oral and written expression and giving you with the confidence to communicate your ideas effectively.

As autonomous learning is an integral part of the programme structure, you will be expected to identify, develop and manage your own international business project based on your chosen specialist area of the creative sector. Through a proactive relationship with your tutor, you will lead your project work and be supported by staff and engagement with professional industry links.

On successful completion of the course you will be able to make high-level professional decisions, demonstrate senior management skills and expertise, and apply independent research and theory in order to advance creative strategic thinking and solve complex business problems.

Facilities:

The MA courses at UCA Epsom share a baseroom with networked computer facilities and you also have access to our extensive range of campus facilities, including: print studios with extensive screen printing facilities, photography studios, 3D workshops, media store for borrowing film and photography equipment. There is also a modern library with a wealth of books, journals, special collections and online resources.

Modules

This unit examines the task of management in today's international and global business environment. It critically examines the key tasks of management and the theories that underpin them, considering the appropriateness of theory, models and concepts to differing cultural environments and developing a contingent approach to them to enable you to choose the most appropriate management style for your future careers.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£13,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£18,020

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have an honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline and Relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level.

University information

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has been educating students with practice-based courses for over 160 years and is the best specialist university for the arts in the UK (#1, Complete University Guide). In 2019, the University received the Gold standard from the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF). UCA has four campuses (Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham and Rochester), each with their own creative specialities and...more