This Master in Business Administration (MBA) has a particular focus on finance, giving you a fast track towards senior roles with major financial responsibility. More broadly, the course aims to accelerate your promotion and open up new opportunities.
You will develop a deep strategic understanding of the different functions within organisations. You will also learn how to re-apply the best of international management practices and how to implement approaches that deliver outstanding results.
In addition to the core elements completed by all our MBA students, you will complete the specialist module ‘Management, Accounting and Control’. You will also undertake a dissertation related to finance.
Sunderland Business School has partnered together with the Chartered Management Institute, to offer you dual accreditation with your MBA to enhance your professional profile and add to your achievements. On successful completion of your MBA, you will be eligible for the Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership. During your study period, you will also become an Affiliate Member of CMI, which gives you access to CMI’s knowledge resources.
At the end of your studies, graduates with 3 or more years management experience will be entitled to apply for full membership of the CMI or Chartered status.
At Sunderland, we focus on problem-solving ability and linking theory to real-world challenges. As part of this, you will visit companies both in the UK and in Europe, and also learn from guest speakers who share their practical business experiences.
We understand that your MBA is part of an onward journey. We offer extensive career support to help you gain a rapid return on your investment in yourself.
If you prefer, you can choose to pursue our broad-based MBA or a more specialist MBA that has a specific reference in the award title to Enterprise and Innovation, Marketing, HRM, Hospitality Management or Supply Chain Management.
Students who successfully obtain their MBA will also be awarded CMI level 7 extended diploma (which is the highest level of accreditation in the UK for an MBA from the CMI). Students will also have associate membership whilst studying and benefit from extensive networking opportunities.
Graduate David Akpimedin talks about the benefits of studying Business Administration at the University of Sunderland: