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University of Cumbria: Master of Business Administration (Lancaster)

Institution University of Cumbria View institution profile
Department Business, Law, Policing and Social Sciences
Study type Taught


If your career plan includes securing a high-level management position or becoming a successful entrepreneur, our Master of Business Administration (MBA) will open those doors for you to work anywhere in the world and ultimately prove that you are an expert within your industry.

Our intensive master's degree is designed to integrate your own work-based learning and teach you the academic skills and ethics to become a leader in who can think logically and independently.

COURSE OVERVIEW Our aim is for you to graduate with a globally recognised MBA, which proves your understanding of contemporary business and management principles and the current issues affecting organisations.

It will stand you in excellent stead to secure business sustainability and give you the confidence to make high-end business decisions and the potential to become a leader in your field. An MBA is the primary management qualification for aspiring business leaders, giving you the skills and knowledge to progress your career to more senior levels or give you a stepping-stone to a new career.

Designed to fit in with a busy capital city lifestyle, this London-based MBA course takes place in the evening allowing you to study alongside your working life. Please note this course will be taught on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

ON THIS COURSE YOU WILL... - Study in our business school where you will meet like-minded people, creating a beneficial network for your future career.

  • Benefit from our strong links with regional businesses and partnerships nationally and internationally, boosting networking and employment prospects.

  • Have the opportunity to complete a piece of postgraduate research on a specific area that interests you

  • Gain knowledge from tutors who are involved in international research, keeping your learning up-to-date.

  • Gain credibility with a Gold Standard business degree.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Our MBA programme is designed to integrate your own learning and development in a work-based situation into six core modules of academic theory and practice. You will complete individual and group-based assignments that will develop your knowledge and understanding of the materials covered and how these apply in an organisational context.

There will also be a case study/presentation project enabling you to apply a range of theories and knowledge to a real problem in your organisation, allowing you to reflect on your own management style and organisational performance.

Modules - Leadership & Organisation Behaviour

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Finance for Managers

  • Sustainability Issues in Business

  • Marketing Planning

  • Information and Operations

  • Research Methods for Business and Management

  • Independent Project

  • Dissertation


University of Cumbria


The Postgraduate Experience
Based across some of the North West’s most beautiful and historic locations, as well as England’s iconic capital city, The University of Cumbria is a vibrant and inspiring place. Combining experience, quality-teaching and dedicated student support, we’ve helped over 45,000 students to make their impact on the world.

Courses and Qualifications
The University is made up of five academic institutes:

  • Business, Industry and Leadership
  • Arts
  • Education
  • Health
  • Science and Environment.

Within each department, there are four different varieties of postgraduate degrees available:

  • Masters (MA, MSc or MBA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip)
  • Postgraduate Certificate (PgC) …
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