The School has excellent contacts with local, national and international business, professional institutions and governments. MBA students have a dedicated lecture room and syndicate rooms and dedicated computer facilities. Thomson Reuters and Datastream, online international finance services, Compustat and Micropal off-line facilities are also available. You will have access to extensive resources of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) of which you will become a member on registering for the programme. In addition, you will have access to world-wide journals across all disciplines.
Graduates of AMBA-accredited programmes are entitled to join the Association of MBAs, an extensive alumni network of MBA graduates, which only offers membership to individuals who hold an MBA from a recognised programme. AMBA membership provides considerable benefits, including extensive career development and networking opportunities worldwide. AMBA operates an advantageous loan scheme, in order to assist students who meet the necessary requirements with the financing of their studies.
Full details about this programme can be found on the School's MBA pages.
Normally a 2:1 Honours degree or GPA of 3.0 or above or equivalent-level professional qualifications, at least three years’ relevant work experience. An IELTS score of 7.0 is required for non-English speaking students. Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) results with a score of 600 can be requested as a condition of an offer; a significant career history is also considered.
If you are an international student who does not meet the academic entry requirements, the University will automatically consider you for entry to the INTO Graduate Diploma.
Programme structure (General programme)
Total credits required: 180
- Accounting Information (15)
- Financial Management (15)
- From Medici to Microsoft: Integrated Management in Theory and Practice (15)
- Managing Strategic Resources and Operations (15)
- Marketing Management (15)
- Organisational Behaviour (15)
- Strategic Management (15)
- Dissertation (30)
- Advanced Investment Analysis (15)
- Banking and Financial Services (15)
- Brand Communication (15)
- Business and Society (15)
- Consumption, Markets and Culture (15)
- Corporate Finance (15)
- Crisis, Change and Creativity in Organisations (15)
- Derivatives Pricing (15)
- E-Round Tables (15)
- Event Management (15)
- International Financial Management (15)
- Internet Marketing in the Information Society (15)
- Leadership Theories and Practice (15)
- Management in the 21st Century (15)
- Process Information Management (15)
- Strategic Innovation Management (15)
- The Entrepreneurial Spark: Building Successful New Ventures (15)
Core modules are usually assessed by written examinations; option modules are usually assessed by coursework assignments. The 12,000-word dissertation enables students to develop and apply the concepts, skills and techniques acquired during the programme in addressing a management problem or issue.