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Master of Business Administration with Professional Placement MBA

University of Central Lancashire

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  • Qualification

    MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-JAN-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The MBA with Professional Placement at UCLan allows you to study for one of the most respected business management qualifications via an intensive 2-year postgraduate course at the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise. This programme is specifically designed for those wishing to either establish or sustain a successful managerial or professional career in business. The course curriculum, whilst offering a broad grounding in management, does keenly focus on leadership and strategic management aspects that often distinguish MBAs from other master's programmes.

Prior management experience is not an essential requirement for this course, as a professional placement of 6-10 months is incorporated into the second year of study. Students apply for paid positions on a competitive basis and secure positions through their own efforts. Some assistance in preparation for applying for placements will be provided, however placements are paid employment and the employer has the final say. The work undertaken by the student must be of an adequate standard in an area of work strongly related to the content of the MBA Programme and the appropriateness of any placement will be assessed and approved by a member of the academic team on an individual basis.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,200per year

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

An affordable city for students, Preston was also named as best place in the UK’s North West to live and work (Good Growth for Cities Guide 2019).
UCLan is culturally-diverse, home to students from 120 countries and with international partnerships across the globe.
Students get free sports centre membership, allowing them to use the new Sir Tom Finney sports centre and the 64-acre UCLan Sports Arena.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    67th out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    122 56%

    63rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    34th

    31

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