This is an American degree.
The MBA programme examines the working nature of business in a competitive environment. It offers highly specialised leadership and management training in a multicultural world.
If you do not have sufficient academic background in business-related studies to proceed directly to an MBA degree, you will be required to take one or more pre-requisite modules.
The MBA with Emphasis allows you to gain a named specialism on your MBA through the further study of specific modules.
You do not have to commit to the extended degree initially, but can progress towards an area of emphasis once you have embarked on the MBA.
Areas of emphasis include:
- International Business
- International Relations
- Management & Leadership
- Media Communications
Why should I choose this programme?
The global financial crisis has redefined standards, precipitated new thinking about organisations and imposed new governance structures. In addition, forces of economic globalisation, political transition, technical innovation and hybridisation create new opportunities and propose new definitions of work.
In this programme, you will delve into the issues most relevant to today’s business world and learn how to prepare for them. The interdisciplinary approach to learning will prepare you to work in a wide range of industries and across all sectors.
MBA graduates are in demand. It is a qualification that gives credibility and distinction to the holder and is recognised both locally and globally.
Key skills, aims and objectives
The MBA will prepare you for a successful and rewarding career. It will equip you with skills and capabilities that are transferable across many industries and contexts, as well as knowledge of the latest business techniques and advanced business concepts.
You will gain:
- Transferable skills including communication, leadership, team building, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
- A global mind-set and intellectual creativity
- Job-specific skills including financial analysis, organisational design, environmental audits and assessment, situational awareness
This programme is particularly useful for entry into senior management. Graduates have moved on to high-level executive positions in major multinationals across the globe, in diverse fields and industries including banking, finance, media, marketing, trading and IT. Some graduates have successfully reoriented their careers whilst others have become successful entrepreneurs.
This programme is valuable for:
- Those looking to enter a business/management career, or
- Professionals seeking to enhance their existing careers or initiate a change by entering a new field