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The Brighton MBA (PGCert PGDip)

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Full time | Moulsecoomb Campus | 1 year | SEP

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

Intro

The Brighton MBA is designed for professionals who wish to advance their career or to pursue their own business ideas. You will develop your potential in your chosen field, cultivating the analytical skills and entrepreneurial thinking needed to turn business challenges into opportunities.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the only chartered professional body in the field of management and leadership, you can graduate with a degree as well as the CMI's Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

During your studies, you will benefit from free membership of both the Institute of Directors and the Chartered Management Institute. Our partnership with professional associations ensures the Brighton MBA remains relevant to the needs of today's business practitioners.

Course structure

Case studies and professional work-based projects enable you to apply your new skills to the benefit of employers. Guest speakers, industry visits and attending core modules provide a wider perspective and exposure to different cultures as experiences are shared.

It is possible to complete the part-time course in two years, but most students spread the workload over three years.

Flexible study

Our MBA programme has been developed so that you can choose to complete your MBA full-time, part-time or a combination of online and taught (blended learning). When studying in the block taught format, modules can be taken in any order to suit your interests, apart from the final module.

You can also exit with Pgcert and PgDip awards.

Career prospects

Successfully completing an MBA can lead to a better salary, improved professional reputation and a large network of business contacts.

A recent study by found that of those surveyed, MBA graduates gained salary increases of between 44% and 182%. Both in the short-term and long-term, an MBA can be considered a solid investment.

Employers of our MBA graduates include Total Oil Marine (UK), Fuji Bank (Japan), Price Waterhouse (Beijing), Ericsson (Sweden), Proton Cars (Malaysia), Hewlett Packard (Germany), Microsoft (Mexico) and PepsiCo (India).

Sponsors of our part-time students include Lloyds TSB, American Express, Police and Fire Services, Health Trusts, the Body Shop, TRANSCO and BOC Edwards.

Modules

Research Methods and Strategic Change - Core
Leadership with Ethics - Core
Developing International Strategic and Change Capabilities - Core
Marketing and Communication - Core
Managing People and Organisations - Core
Information Systems, Operations and Process Management - Core
Managing in an Uncertain Environment - Core
Finance Accounting and Performance Management - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£16,830

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,314

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

At least three years management or professional experience, plus a degree or equivalent professional qualification. If you have considerable management experience but no first degree. Graduate Management Admissions Test - Our MBA programmes do not require the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), though if you have taken the GMAT a good score can strengthen your application.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offers over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. For students in need of additional financial support, there is a range of...more

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