Duration & Stydy mode:  1 year Full time – 2 Years part time

 

OVERVIEW

Our internationally respected Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree reflects the evolving nature of business and the global challenges facing business leaders. Our MBA will develop your:

  • Strategic analytical skills
  • Business intuition
  • Enquiring and adaptive thinking

Essential core business knowledge and understanding is provided, alongside a strong emphasis on developing the applied managerial skills vital for effective business leaders.

The selection of option modules offers one of five specialist areas: Finance, Leadership, Enterprise, Health service management or Risk management.

This MBA produces high calibre graduates who can effectively respond to unpredictable challenges in globally competitive business environments. It provides essential core business knowledge and understanding with a strong emphasis on developing the applied managerial skills vital for effective business leaders. Your communication, negotiation and facilitating skills will be nurtured and enhanced.

 

OUR UNIQUE MBA

Our MBA course is world leading in its pedagogical approach in vicarious learning were students identify contemporary business practices and relate these back to theories and concepts.

Key to this is peer-to-peer learning and the sharing of professional and business experience and reasoning and reflection. In doing so, we believe that this provides an integrated approach to understanding the role of the business functions and the challenges faced by the discontinuous business landscape. The use of practical examples and cases studies enables the UWS MBA graduates to develop the skills needed to be successful managers.

There are no exams in the UWS MBA, only coursework; the MBA team believe that we want to produce graduates who can do not can remember.

Finally, our Strategic Business Project module gives our students the flexibility to do a traditional dissertation, or in company research or a business plan.

Graduating from the MBA you will be able to effectively respond to unpredictable challenges in globally competitive business environments.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.

English Language Requirements:

All international applicants are required to meet minimum English language standards, with the exception of:

  • Native speakers of English (minimum B2 level)

 

COURSE DETAILS

You will study the following core modules:

  • Integration of Business Functions
  • Analytical Thinking and Decision Making
  • Managing Organizational Health
  • Influencing Organizational Strategy
  • Creativity and Business Wealth

You will require to successfully pass two more courses made up from optional modules which include:

  • Leading change
  • Influencing Organizational Culture and Change
  • Business Creativity
  • New Venture Creation
  • Advanced Financial Functions
  • Global Finance
  • Risk and Resilience Management
  • Responding to Health Service Challenges

Successful completion of all the above allows you to proceed to the master’s dissertation module:

  • MBA Strategic Business Project / Dissertation

This module gives you the option to undertake a traditional, research-based dissertation, or an in-company research investigation / business plan development.