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University of California, Irvine

The Paul Merage School of Business

Full-Time MBA Programme

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Full-Time MBA at Merage will spark innovation and prepare students for the dynamic organisational challenges of leading companies and industries.
  • The visionary curriculum teaches students how to analyse business problems and encourages them to think of innovative solutions. The teaching environment seeks to be highly collaborative with a special focus on information technology, analytic decision making and experiential learning.
  • Students begin their Merage MBA with the core curriculum, building the foundation of their degree. Courses include Financial Accounting, Principals of Marketing and Corporate Finance. In their second year students partake in a selection of innovative electives designed to prepare them for their future. 

Duration

  • Two years

Number of places

  • ––

Fees and funding 2014–15

  • California Residents - $38,932 (£26,083).
  • Non California residents - $47,571 per academic year (£41,874).
  • All admitted applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships.

Fully Employed MBA Programme

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The FEMBA at Merage is a part-time MBA, tailored to the needs of working professionals.
  • The FEMBA Programme combines the curriculum of the Full-Time MBA program with the off-site residentials of the Executive MBA Program. 
  • Ordinarily students attend evening classes twice a week. Students also attend three full-time residencies.

Duration

  • 27 or 33 months 

Number of places

  • 85

Fees and funding 2015

  • $95,824 (£64,215)
  • All admitted applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships.

Executive MBA Programme

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • The Executive MBA at Merage is designed for professionals, entrepreneurs and executives on an advanced career path. It promises to challenge the way students think, improve their decision-making skills and deliver an immediate return on investment.
  • Students study a 12-course core curriculum, designed to give them a thorough and rigorous grounding in the fundamentals of business. The programme allows for two electives or special topics courses.
  • Classes meet on Friday and Saturday on alternating weekends. Students must also attend three off-site experiential residencies.

Duration

  • 21 months

Number of places

  •  83

Fees and funding 2014

  • $106,708 (£71,526)
  • Merage offers partial scholarships for those demonstrating outstanding academic performance or quality work experience.

Health Care Executive MBA Programme

Accreditations: AACSB

Programme features

  • This EMBA combines the medical and health industries with business education in a unique learning environment, designed for health care professionals. Students gain a thorough understanding of the business forces that are shaping the global health care industry.
  • Courses are held one weekend a month, Thursday through till Sunday. 

Duration

  • 21 months

Number of places

  • 67

Fees and funding 2014

  • $106,708 (£71,530)
  • Merage offers partial scholarships for those demonstrating outstanding academic performance or quality work experience.

 

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The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States , 92697-3125