University of Cumbria: Master of Business Administration

InstitutionUniversity of Cumbria View institution profile
Department Business, Law, Policing and Social Sciences
Web http://www.cumbria.ac.uk/postgraduate
Study type Taught

Summary

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

Our intensive course, designed to integrate your own work-based learning, will teach you the academic rigor, skills and ethics to be a leader in the business community who can think logically and independently to make high-end decisions.

The MBA is internationally considered the gold standard of business degrees and on our course, you will explore contemporary business and management principles and learn how to apply them to genuine situations, using real-world case studies – from local to international business level.

**Why Choose University of Cumbria**
You will be taught by tutors with a wealth of international business experience, who have worked for organisations such as the UN and as professional consultants.

We ensure that your learning in business management, operations, planning and finance is relevant to the current global economic climate and that you are kept up-to-speed with the latest thinking in management research.

- Study in our business school where you will meet like-minded people, creating a beneficial network for your future career

- Our strong links with regional businesses and with partnerships nationally and internationally boosts networking and employment prospects

- Option to study part-time if you are currently employed and would like to continue in your job while gaining a masters

- Tutorials and seminars are in small groups and with a personal tutor support system, it means we get to know you well

- Opportunity to complete a piece of postgraduate research on a specific area, which interests you

- Learn in a ‘global classroom’ alongside international students, so you experience a social and cultural understanding of practice in other countries, a boost if you want to work on an international level

- Tutors are involved in international research, keeping your learning right up-to-date

- Great pastoral care to support you while you live and learn with us

- Build on your own workplace skills

- Gain credibility with a Gold Standard business degree

Our aim is for you to graduate with a globally-recognised MBA, which proves you 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.

**Graduate destinations**

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.

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The Postgraduate Experience
Based in some of the North West’s most beautiful and historic locations, 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, Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies

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

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

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