MBA Business Administration

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements You are welcome to apply if: * you have an honours degree, or an equivalent internationally-recognised degree or professional qualification and you have a minimum of two years relevant work experience in a professional and/or management role * you are at least 23 years of age * if your first language is not English and you live outside the UK, you should have evidence of competence in English, typically a score of 6 on the British Council International English Language Testing Scheme (IELTS) test, or a Teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 550/213 (paper/computer based). * Attendance at an English Language for Business Purposes Summer School may be required in the month leading up to the start of the academic year in September. * Occasionally an additional interview may be required. All international students will be re-tested to assess their level of English in the induction programme.
  • Academic Title
    MBA Business Administration
  • Course description
    This internationally recognised programme will accelerate your career development into highly paid management positions. Aimed at graduates with significant business/management experience, it will significantly enhance your capability to function as a senior manager within a wide range of commercial and service organisations.

    You will develop your strategic management knowledge, competence and problem-solving ability. You will also become familiar with international management practice, and the development of effective business cultures and performance enhancement.

    Candidates are likely to be mature entrants whose first degree is not in a business and management discipline therefore the curriculum must reflect a general coverage of subject areas. The course is intended to appeal to potential managers throughout the world who want to obtain a postgraduate business programme.

    The MBA is designed to draw upon the experience of the candidate and in recognition of the applied nature of the award the programme will emphasise an integrated and practical (professional) orientation over a theoretical approach.

    Full-time students take part in a comprehensive programme of organisational visits and speakers programme to enhance their understanding of management practice.

    Course Content

    Core Modules

        * Financial Management and Control
        * Managing and Leading People
        * Operations Management
        * International Business Environment
        * Marketing Management
        * Global Corporate Strategy
        * Modelling for Decision Making
        * Applied Research Methods for Business and Management
        * Dissertation

    Plus one Option from:

        * International Marketing
        * Managing Diversity
        * Project Management
        * Service Operations Management
        * Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
        * Organisational Development and Change

    Availability of options will vary from year to year


        * You will also complete the following:
        * Applied research methods for business and managementDissertation which can be directly related to strategy issues faced in your current organisation

    Teaching and Assessment

    You will be taught through seminars, simulations, project work, and work based activities.

    Assessment is through presentations, reports, work-based action research, and peer and self-assessment.

    Career Opportunities

    Previous students hold positions such as chief executive of a regional authority, business development manager for an automotive supplier, regional manager for a major building society and directors of major public service practices: nursing, housing and personnel. A number of ex-students have gone on to work in consultancy practice - for example, PricewaterhouseCoopers in Germany, and international roles in the electronics industry in the Netherlands.

    Supplemental Information

    As a student of the School of Business, Law and Psychology, you will have access to some of the best learning support facilities in the higher education sector.

    Our libraries provide computers, printing, photocopying, and inter-library loans. Sunderland also has an extensive electronic library collection, which means you can access much of the information you need online.

    You will also benefit from access to 500 computer workstations of the David Goldman Informatics Centre which offers the latest software packages - open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    Related Courses

        * Business Studies
        * Human Resource Management
        * Human Resource Management

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