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Master of Business Administration MBA

Master of Business Administration MBA

Key information
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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MBA is an internationally recognised postgraduate general business qualification for managers who wish to expand and develop their skills and knowledge. This award will develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment. You will also expand your knowledge and understanding of the current changes in the business environment through the study of strategic management, stakeholder management and corporate social responsibility.

The programme is designed so that full time students are able to complete the course in one academic year and part time in two years. By the end of the programme you will have enhanced your knowledge and understanding of Business and Management concepts and principles, theoretical frameworks and applied analysis through a range of learning experiences. You will also develop key skills in formulating and managing basic research, problem-solving and organising and managing projects.

What skills will you gain?

At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to:

  • Critically analyse the use of the key functional areas of marketing, HR, finance, accounting and operations management in support of wider organisational activity.
  • Analyse strategic perspectives regionally, nationally and internationally at organisation and sector levels.
  • Critically evaluate the relationship between the organisation and its environment and the importance and nature of organisational change and transformation.
  • Critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to business and management that impact on business and management at functional, strategic and sector levels.
  • Evaluate the role and contribution of integrative strategic and leadership approaches. gement at functional, strategic and sector levels.
  • Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at masters level.

Career path

Successful completion of the MBA provides a much sought-after academic qualification, which will enhance your career prospects in a number of managerial roles across a wide range of international business sectors. The programme provides the basis for further study in a range of professional subject areas such as accounting, marketing and human resources as well as further academic study such as a PhD.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | JAN

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

JAN

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,665

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,515

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The applicant will have normally occupied a position of management responsibility for a minimum of two years within an organisation; A first or second class undergraduate honours degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more