Our flexible and accessible MBA (delivered entirely online) will prepare you for the senior management sector in a global business environment. You will emerge with a recognised qualification via a learning progress where analysis and application of key management theories are applied to international business.
This MBA is designed for professionals looking for the advanced business, management and leadership skills required to formalise their existing experience to progress into a more senior role. With a key emphasis on practice, our MBA engages those with current business theory, strategic leadership skills and practical industry knowledge which can be applied within your current role and to your longer term career. At the end of the programme you will have the opportunity to embark on a research project which will help you feed your enhanced knowledge and understanding into your professional practice. Depending on your career goals you can opt for a larger scale in-depth investigation, or a narrower scale project, supported by additional content. In both cases there is a full grounding in research methods.
The course's online delivery via myUniHub, our Business School's 24-hour student learning environment, means you can study without having to travel or compromise your employment status. With internet access, you will engage with tutors and fellow students and use these forms of communication to receive online materials, audio visual content, group interaction and a variety of e-learning tools.
You will learn focus upon people and their performance in a variety of contexts aiming at management and leadership, behaviours and explore the key elements of the 'HR cycle' (resourcing, managing performance, developing and rewarding performance).
You will study the notion of strategy; explore models and theories of strategy and their application by practicing managers and critically appraise where and when such models are useful in the industry.
We aim to offer in-depth exploration of the operations function, emphasising those issues that contribute to business performance, relate business theory and practice while including the integration of participants' professional experience.
This important area of the course will see you centre on financial and economic factors affecting organisations in many ways and globally too. You will examine the interrelationships between key factors in the economic environment, evaluating the impact of shifts and changes in these factors on organisational decision-making and performance.
New theories and practices about modern management will be learnt as the market continues to evolve at such a fast rate. Ethical and social issues, managing with diversity and managing across cultures are prime areas of the module.
This module explores marketing theories and key concepts, explains the use of conceptual frameworks for understanding marketing phenomena and will equip you with the ability to analyse marketing environments and strategies and to apply appropriate techniques based on insights gained throughout.
You can find more information about this course in the programme specification. Module and programme information is indicative and may be subject to change.
The programme is structured using a tried and tested format of online learning.
It is delivered completely online, via my UniHub, our 24-hour access online learning system. There are no requirements for physical attendance at any point in the course.
You will engage with tutors and fellow students in both synchronous and non-synchronous communications. Online materials, audio visual content, and a variety of e-learning tools are all delivered via the UniHub. You will also be involved in online group discussions and group learning activities.