This course is a stimulating programme that will result in an internationally recognised qualification and professional award designed to further develop your capability as a highly effective leader. The York St John University MBA aims to recruit a diverse range of students who share a passion for Business Management. Students looking to apply for this course will already hold an MA or MSc in cognate business and/or a management discipline. As a student on this programme you will be studying alongside others who wish to move into or further develop their careers in Business Management, from both EU/UK and other countries around the world. The programme will allow you to reflect on your already-acquired knowledge and experience of the world of work, putting theory into practice in a continuing professional development environment. The MBA is often seen as the pinnacle postgraduate award for business professionals and York Business School provides students with the opportunity to gain an MBA award through the completion of this specially designed conversion programme. York Business School has an excellent track record of supporting work based learners with a committed team of academic and support staff who understand the needs of this type of learner.
Aims: To develop a critical, reflective and integrated understanding of self in the context of business and your own professional practice as a responsible leader/ manager; To utilise opportunities for practical application of key concepts and concerns through individual learning experiences in ‘real world’ practice in the context of working in complex environments, systematically and creatively to improve personal and professional practice. To develop and enhance your skills of lifelong learning and professional development in order to work as a critically reflexive practitioner.
The programme is designed to meet the needs of professional participants with appropriate current or recent work experience who wish to add a level of theory-based understanding to the knowledge they have gained through experience. The programme delivery is based on principles of adult learning - recognising that participants are likely to bring a large amount of experience and knowledge to the group, and can share this with each other. The style of the programme is participative, and resources for learning explicitly include the knowledge, experience and skills of all participants and staff. A key part of the philosophy of the programme is that by bringing together relevant academic theory (about leadership, innovation and change, organisations etc.) and practical experience, you can enhance your deep understanding of these elements, and develop yourself as an individual and as a leader.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£4,000 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
York St John University supports students to embrace new opportunities and take on the world's challenges, through tailored learning built around their interests and ideas. Changing lives through education since 1841, its campus is just a stone's throw from York city walls, blending Victorian architecture with contemporary facilities. Students have all they need to push the boundaries of what's possible and achieve their aspirations.
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