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Entry requirements You normally need an honours degree or equivalent from a recognised institution and at least two years’ experience in a management role. If you have more substantial management experience we may accept your application based on relevant professional qualifications. We welcome applications from overseas students but you must be able to demonstrate a high level of written and verbal fluency. A TOEFL test minimum mark, paper-based 575, computer-based 233, internet-based 91 or an IELTS score of 6.5, is the standard for non-native speakers of English. If you do not meet these scores but have at least five years’ work experience, two of which must be at managerial level, you can apply for the Graduate Diploma in Business and English. If you apply for the MBA and the Graduate Diploma, we will offer you a place on the MBA subject to your passing the diploma.
MBA Master of Business Administration
The MBA is an internationally recognised management qualification. It develops your ability to make a significant contribution to the management, leadership and development of your organisation.
This course is for middle and senior managers, entrepreneurs and leaders who are seeking stimulating career and professional development relevant to today’s global management environment.
You gain skills in the main disciplines of modern management to equip you with the latest management tools and techniques. These improve your ability to lead and motivate others, and develop your analytical and problem-solving skills.
You study with people from a range of organisations and professions with similar ambitions. This allows you to share experiences and discuss real issues that heighten your academic learning.
During the course you can take work experience and learn about the UK working environment, if this is not already familiar to you. This is normally as part of a team working on a consultancy project addressing a specific issue for a client company.
You should have several years work experience, including at least two years in a specific management or supervisory role.
As part of the course, you take part in a three day residential event outside of Sheffield. You complete a range of activities relating to business in global markets including
• practicing business decision making
• working with fellow students on group presentations
• attending industry talks from expert speakers on business and strategy
Previous MBA graduates have developed successful management careers in a wide range of industries including • logistics • information technology • banking • engineering • a wide of fields in public organisations.
• critical thinking and research • strategic management in action • managing organisations and people • finance • strategic marketing and planning • innovation in the digital enterprise • leadership and strategies for change • global business • dissertation
One from • operations and performance • consultancy project