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  • Qualification

    MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview of the Programme

MBA

MBA (International)

MBA (Asset Management)

An MBA qualification continues to be the flagship qualification for post-graduate business students seeking to increase subject knowledge, build a portfolio of management skills and enhance future career prospects in a competitive and increasingly global arena. The MBA suite consists of three routes all of which encompass three core topics, which provide the foundation for a successful business, namely strategy, finance and leadership.

MBA - There is a mix of traditional ‘hard core’ academic business Master’s modules consisting of Strategy, Finance, Marketing and HRM which continue to be the foundation for this type of programme.

MBA (Marketing) - The inclusion of the Marketing route is particularly distinctive and is readily embedded within the programme. The overarching teaching and learning strategy which encompasses current business and marketing issues together with issues arising within the students’ workplaces if, and where, appropriate.

MBA (HRM) - Similarly, the HRM route is of increasing relevance where people are the foundation of a vibrant world economy and requires a mind-set that is supported by an understanding of HRM practices where transferable business knowledge and key management skills are important.

Key Course Features

  • It’s your time to focus on career development skills and knowledge in a supportive environment.
  • MBA modules are aligned to the Institute of Directors Competency Framework which encompasses a range of skills, knowledge and mind-sets.
  • The Asset Management module is aligned to the Institute of Asset Management qualification framework.
  • Access to a network of aspiring business managers drawn from various sectors and organizations.
  • Opportunity to attend Wrexham Glyndŵr University on campus business related events.
  • The research element of the programme enables students to identify, investigate, analyse and propose sound solutions in relation to a business problem.
  • Teaching is interactive and, where possible, based on contemporary business issues throughout the programme.

Assessment and Teaching

The taught modules will be assessed predominantly through individual or group assignments. However, several modules have an examination as part of the assessment procedure. You must pass all of your modules to attain 120 credits and progress to the dissertation stage.

To be awarded the MBA, successful completion of the dissertation is required, and 180 credits attained. You will be required to submit your dissertation in the autumn following assessment in May. Upon progression to the dissertation stage you will be allocated a supervisor to advise on the construction and progression of your dissertation.

Career Prospects

The career direction of MBA students is both diverse and specialised, however roles requiring effective planning and undertaking of projects is strongly evidenced, together with enhanced responsibilities and the management of a team or group where leadership skills and decision making are clearly required. Other roles may be more focused on a specialism such as human resources, marketing, and finance and accounting.

Past students have become Operations Managers, Lean Managers, Project Managers in a range of fields, Human Resource Managers and Marketing Managers. This list is not exhaustive.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    122nd out of 123 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    84 38%

    122nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%

    117th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    95th

    35

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