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Study mode

Online

Duration

27 months

Start date

01-OCT-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme aims to develop creative leaders who will collaboratively address present global challenges and opportunities with the insights and skills to develop a future for business and society.

The MBA is the premier qualification for people in a management role or seeking a management role or who want to help shape the future of their organization.

On the UWTSD MBA, it is your mind that does the travelling. There is no required attendance: It is fully online.

Course Overview

The programme is aimed at individuals seeking to gain an understanding of their existing managerial practice or wish to seek a managerial position. Learners will re-think business approaches by engaging together online, sharing practice, interrogating existing practice and driving change through an online collaborative learning community.

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David has significant experience of supporting learners at a distance. As an online learner on the MBA, you will benefit from a programme of study that is designed to be relevant to your current work. The programme will engage you regularly with other MBA students as well as your tutors. You will be learning with other people in different locations and in different business contexts, giving you an opportunity to experience a range of different perspectives.

The programme is delivered through our online Virtual Learning Environment where you will get access to all your key learning activities, resources and your learning group using the latest communications tools and social media applications. Our University support services are on hand to guide you through your studies.

The programme provides an opportunity for a stimulating learning experience led by staff informed by scholarship, professional practice and external engagement. The values of sustainable development, global citizenship and collaboration are central to the programme’s content and learning approach.

Career Opportunities

A report by the World Economic Forum notes that by % of the skills that are considered important for today’s employment will have changed; according to the report, the top three skills required by the workforce will be complex problem solving, critical thinking and creativity.

By studying for an MBA with us you will gain the skills and abilities to creatively solve the problems of the future by engaging in problem-based learning which aims to transform your thinking about business and management. Within the programme, you will be working in a rich and Internationally diverse group of students whose context provides significant additional content to your learning

An MBA is still considered to be a highly valued qualification for those seeking managerial employment and/or advancement.

Modules

Digital Entrepreneurship (20 Credits)
Global Business Challenges (20 Credits)
Dissertation (60 Credits)
Marketing Management (20 Credits)
Finance for Business Managers (20 Credits)
Human Resource Management (20 Credits)
Strategic Management (20 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£10,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You be individually considered for admission using the following criteria: Normally, the possession of a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or an appropriate equivalent, i.e. a professional qualification, from a recognised British or overseas institution. Applicants must be employed in an organisation so that they can draw on their professional context for learning. Demonstrably appropriate motivation and ambition for studying an MBA. Fulfilling the essential criteria for the admission to the MBA Programmes which is primarily the applicant’s ability to complete the programme satisfactorily and benefit from it. Applicants who do not fully satisfy the general criteria will be considered and may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate that they are capable of successfully undertaking and completing the programme at the required standard, and are able to contribute fully to, and benefit from, the learning experiences delivered within the programme. There is no requirement for attendance in the UK for the MBA online/distance learning programme.

University information

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is the oldest higher education institution in Wales and one of the newest. In 2022 it will celebrate 200 years since the original Lampeter campus was founded in 1822. Its 1828 Royal Charter is the third oldest in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge. A merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College Carmarthen in 2010, followed by Swansea Metropolitan University joining...more