Registration for September 2014 has started.Apply Today
Part-Time study also available as Distance Learning
The MBA is the world’s most renowned business management qualification via an intensive 12/24 month programme, specifically designed for those wishing either to establish or sustain a successful managerial or professional career.
The course is an ideal platform for individuals who have acquired at least three years in a managerial, technical or professional role.
Taught by highly experienced and qualified tutors, who will provide guidance for the completion of an MBA dissertation or consultancy project, the MBA provides a rigorous process of personal and managerial development in which you are encouraged and expected to make your own unique contribution.
|CODE||MODULE TITLE||ECTS||MODULE DETAILS|
|AC4410||Accounting and Finance||5|| More Details
The module aims to enable the students to master the principles and techniques within the financial and management accounting fields and to develop students' financial problem solving skills in respect of both financial and management accounting issues, and to develop the ability to critically appraise accounting solutions to real world problems.
Emphasis will be on developing cognitive skills via the critical analysis, interpretation and evaluation of information produced from the accounting process.
|MD4046||The Reflective Manager*(Includes an Experiential Weekend Retreat)||5|
|MD4047||Critical Perspectives on Management||5|| More Details
This module is designed to introduce a range of critical theoretical perspectives to enable students to become critical and reflective learners in the field of management and to enhance their ability to apply critical analysis and evaluation skills across the whole programme.
|MK4024||Contemporary Marketing||5|| More Details
To enable postgraduate students to critically evaluate developments in contemporary marketing in relation to principles underpinning the marketing discipline, whilst relating these to the wider commercial context.
|HR4005||Contemporary Human Resource Management||5|| More Details
The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding of Human Resource Management (HRM) and the management and development of people within contemporary organizations. The module will outline both the theory of HRM and as well as examining current HRM policies and practice.
|EC4005||The Economic Context of International Business||5|| More Details
To develop a critical understanding of the diverse Economic factors influencing the international business environment
To develop theoretical, conceptual and empirical skills for the analysis of business, community and government incentives
To deconstruct the interlinked roles of commodity markets, multinational firms, organisations and of governments in defining shifts in the business environment
To employ economic models effectively in discussions and assignments
Understood how economics can be used to approach business related questions
Have a critical knowledge of the global economy and of key current events
To examine why businesses must cope with uncertainty and risk.
|MG4219||Operations Strategy||5|| More Details
The module aims to give an overview of the nature of Operations Strategy and the strategic decision making, that organisations are confronted with and an insight into how they deal with the challenges that they encounter.
|MD4100||Strategy and International Management||10|| More Details
This module aims to examine both the strategic and operational decisions that managers must make in order to engage in global activities.
By engaging with the theoretical literature and examining international business in action, we will assess the links between globalisation and competitiveness, both at corporate and national levels.
Detailed research into case-studies will also be conducted, as a means of explaining the real-time situations they experience.
|MD4060||New Enterprise Venture Development||5|| More Details
The module aims to develop the students' ability to integrate and synthesise the information, knowledge and skills acquired in the other modules in the programme and apply these to a current practical problem faced by an early stage local business. The module will enhance their problem-solving and team working skills and demonstrate their understanding of the particular challenges facing new ventures
|BT4215||Business Information Management||5|| More Details
To enable a student to evaluate the relationship between the use of information technology and information systems and the global business environment.
To consider some of the relevant IS/IT issues which need to be addressed at a strategic level and to understand how they help improve business performance.
To help students understand how new telecommunication and data communication technologies support organisations and individuals
|MD4064||Designing a Research Project||5|| More Details
The module aims to introduce students to the process of planning and designing a systematic proposal for a research project.
The module will provide students with the conceptual and practical knowledge to design a viable research proposal which can form the basis of the masters dissertation.
|MD4992||MBA Dissertation||30|| More Details
This module aims to enable the students to plan and conduct an extended piece of postgraduate business/management research.
Acquired knowledge covers a range of managerial topics that allows candidates to advance their management and business careers. Employability is also embedded in this programme, which contains several features that support working lives; an emphasis on continuous learning and personal development, reflective practice, teamwork and client skills, and contact with business through applied projects and cases.
In addition, the subject material of the programme covers multinational and global corporations, local businesses, small and medium size enterprises, and start-ups. This broad applicability, combined with the personal capability that the programme engenders, creates highly competent individuals whose value is recognised by employers, as well as giving them the ability to become enterprising individuals.