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This is a 24-month MBA course with an integrated Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in either Human Resource Management or Digital Marketing and Analytics, allowing you to gain specialist knowledge in an area relevant to your interests. Following completion of the MBA, you will have the option to undertake a further PgCert in either Digital Marketing and Analytics or Human Resource Management.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.
Your progress will be assessed by a dissertation and assignments, as well as some exams.
Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this programme requires a higher level of independent reading and research.
If you join us in February or March 2020, you will be offered the general MBA with designated options.
Plus, choose from:
Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Marketing and Analytics
Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article. Please note, the availability of optional modules may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or student demand.
This course is designed to support career acceleration for suitably academically qualified applicants. All levels of practical work/work experience will be considered, including applications from candidates with pre-graduation or limited/no work experience post degree who can display that they will benefit from a programme of this type.
Relevant degree or equivalent professional qualifications.
We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual fee is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
Use our scholarships calculator to see what you may be entitled to.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
An MBA is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MBA-qualified business leader can bring to their organisation.
Our graduates have gone on to careers in a variety of organisations around the world and many alumni are entrepreneurs who have established their own businesses. Students have secured placements with companies including: Nissan, Caterpillar, Fujitsu, Network Rail and White Lodging Services, as well as small entrepreneurial firms in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
We invite business leaders into the University to share their experiences with students. Past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales & Marketing and Sunderland Football Club’s CEO.
Learning from business professionals can be very useful if you’re not sure what career to pursue when you graduate. If you already have a plan for your career, these events are an excellent way to start building a network of business contacts.
While you are studying for this course, you will be an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This gives you access to the CMI’s support resources and networking opportunities. If you have three or more years’ management experience when you graduate, you will be entitled to apply for full membership of the CMI or Chartered status.
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