Wolverhampton Business School

International Business Administration - Extended

International MBA Full-time 12 months

This course enables entry onto the International Masters Business Administration if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent).

This course enables entry onto the International Masters Business Administration if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent).

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  • Start Date(s) 17 January 2022, 6 September 2022
  • Award International MBA
  • Study Mode Full-time
  • Course Length Full-time (12 months)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

This course enables entry onto the International Masters Business Administration if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent). It will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses.

The International MBA is an award developed to provide pre-experience applicants with a postgraduate general business qualification which will develop their skills and knowledge in the management of business at local, regional, national and international levels. This award will develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment.  You will also expand your knowledge and understanding of the current changes in the business environment through the study of strategic management, stakeholder management and corporate social responsibility.  

The programme is designed so that full time students are able to complete the course in one academic year.  By the end of the programme you will have enhanced your knowledge and understanding of Business and Management concepts and principles, theoretical frameworks and applied analysis through a range of learning experiences.  You will also develop key skills in formulating and managing basic research, problem-solving and organising and managing projects.

What happens on the course?

7BU021: The Masters Professional Project – 60 credits
7AC009: Financial Decision Making – 30 credits
7BU032: Strategic Operations Management – 30 credits
7BU027: Strategic Global Marketing – 30 credits
7HR034: Contemporary issues in Human Resources: An International Perspective – 30 credits
7MG007: Professional Work Placement and Development - 20 credits

 

Course Modules

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  1. Critically analyse the use of the key functional areas of marketing, HR, finance, accounting and operations management in support of wider organisational activity.
  2. Critically evaluate strategic planning alternatives to take account of business environmental conditions.
  3. Critically evaluate the relationship between the organisation and its global environment and the importance of change and adaptability.
  4. Evaluate the role and contribution of creativity and innovation in the development of organisations
  5. Critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to business and management that impact on business and management at functional, strategic and international levels.
  6. Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at masters level
  7. Analyse the different approaches and techniques that facilitate detailed study at the postgraduate level in business and management issues.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £11834 per year 2020-21
Home Full-time £10900 per year 2021-22
Home Full-time £10900 per year 2021-22
Home Full-time £11000 per year 2022-23
International Full-time £14867 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £15500 per year 2021-22
International Full-time £15500 per year 2021-22
International Full-time £16000 per year 2022-23

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

The entry requirements for the International Masters in Business Management are:

  • Any undergraduate degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; 
  • A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s undergraduate studies and/or employer;
  • Please check our minimum language entry requirements before submitting your application.
  • We offer a range programmes in English as a Foreign Language if you don't meet these requirements.

Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.

Postgraduate Loan (Home Fee Status):

You may be able to get a postgraduate student loan from Student Finance England of up to £11,570 to help pay for a Master’s degree. Applications are made through Student Finance England and more information on the regulations and eligibility criteria can be found at Masters Loans gov.uk.

* Any RPL will invalidate your eligibility as you must study a minimum of 180 credits


Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as Overseas (International) students for fee purposes. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught on-site postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


Self-funded:

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.


Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.


You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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