Wolverhampton Business School

Business Administration (Top-up)

MBA Part-time 1 year

This course is aimed at those who hold a Masters in a business related area, have a minimum of two years general management experience and wish to top-up to an MBA.

This course is aimed at those who hold a Masters in a business related area, have a minimum of two years general management experience and wish to top-up to an MBA.

  • Institute Code W75
  • UCAS Code
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  • Start Date(s) 19 September 2022, 20 September 2021
  • Award MBA
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (1 year)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Business School

Why choose this course?

This course is aimed at those who hold a Masters in a business related area, have a minimum of two years general management experience and wish to top-up to an MBA. This programme builds upon your studies at Masters levels by developing strategic management perspectives and analysis. It will also provide you with an ability to research a critical area of management or business.

 

 

What happens on the course?

Strategic Management

This module will focus on how to analyse, plan and implement successful strategies for organisations operating in a national and/or international context.

Reflective Practitioner

Business Analysis Project
You will undertake a significant independent business analysis project which will be supported by a supervisor.

The module will require you to reflect critically on theory and practice from an ethical and professional standpoint and explore the implications for professional practice. 

(Indicative timetable correct as of August 2016).

September start 

Semester 1

Semester 2

C

20

7HR010

Reflective Practitioner

C

20

7BE002

Strategic Management

C

 

7MG002

Dissertation

C

60

7MG002

Dissertation

 

January (semester 2) start 

Semester 2

Semester 1

C

20

7BE002

Strategic Management

C

20

7HR010

Reflective Practitioner

C

 

7MG002

Dissertation

C

60

7MG002

Dissertation

 

Course Modules

Potential Career Paths

Successful completion of the MBA will enhance your career prospects in a number of managerial roles across a wide range of international business sectors. The MBA may provide the basis for further study in a range of professional subject areas (such as accounting, marketing and human resources) as well as further academic study such as a PhD. 

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

The MBA is a programme that is internationally recognised as being at the forefront of management education. Once you have gained a minimum of two years managerial experience you may take the opportunity to add to your existing studies at Masters level to gain an MBA..

 At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to:

  1. Analyse strategic perspectives regionally, nationally and internationally at organisation and sector levels
  2. Critically evaluate the relationship between the organisation.
  3. Critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to business and management that impact on business and management at functional, strategic and sector levels.
  4. Evaluate the role and contribution of integrative strategic or leadership approaches.
  5. Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at masters level.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home Part-time £6056 per year 2021-22

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.

  • A Masters in a Business Management related degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent.
  • A position of management responsibility for a minimum of two years within an organisation
  • A reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant’s postgraduate studies and/or employer
  • If English is not the applicant’s first language, they will need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to the above

Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught 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 on-site 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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