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Masters of Business Administration (London)

Are you dreaming of reaching new heights in your career? Aspiring to become a successful entrepreneur or secure a high-level management position? Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the key to opening doors and proving your expertise in the industry.

Our programme is designed for working professionals. It’s taught in the evenings, allowing you to study alongside your commitments without putting your life on hold.

Our intensive Master’s degree integrates your own work-based learning and instills the academic rigor, skills, and ethics required to become a leader in business management, capable of logical and independent thinking.

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Course Overview

An MBA from the University of Cumbria in London demonstrates your understanding of contemporary business and management principles, as well as your awareness of current global issues affecting organisations.

It equips you with the knowledge needed to secure business sustainability and provides the confidence to make high-end business decisions, positioning you as a leader in your field.

The MBA is the primary qualification for aspiring business leaders, offering you all the tools to advance your career to senior levels.

Our Master of Business MBA is affordable, flexible and provides the opportunity to be located in the central business district of our vibrant capital city.

On this course you will...

  • Immerse yourself in problem based learning which encompasses the current global economic climate and evolving management practices.
  • Develop important transferable skills such as portfolio creation, negotiation and leadership.
  • Work in our business school, where you will join like minded individuals to form a beneficial network.
  • Be supported by expert tutors, who are involved in international research, keeping your learning up to date.
  • Benefit from the strong links with regional businesses and partnerships nationally and internationally, boosting networking and employment prospects.
  • Gain credibility with a gold standard business degree.
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Course Structure

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.

  • Leadership & Organisation Behaviour
    Develop a critical awareness of leadership theories, models and research and their relationship and application to critical organisational behaviour concepts.
  • Strategy
    Transform your leadership style and strategic thinking. This module equips you with essential tools for crafting professional business strategies, fostering innovation, and gaining valuable insights for success.
  • Operations Management
    Delve into a transformative module that not only assesses, analyzes, and applies strategies to optimise organisational effectiveness, efficiency, and sustainability for achieving corporate goals but also fosters a profound understanding, critical awareness, and cutting-edge insights into the dynamic landscape of Operations Management.
  • Marketing Management
    Dive into marketing management essentials, where you'll learn to design effective marketing programs and navigate current challenges in modern organizations, gaining a keen awareness of the interconnected business environment.
  • Financial Decision Making
    Equip yourself with a strategic financial toolkit in this module, as it empowers you to cultivate a thorough understanding of financial management, expertly assess innovative forecasting techniques, and hone practical skills in evaluating short-term and long-term investment decisions, ultimately fostering the financial acumen essential for success in overcoming business challenges across diverse sectors.
  • Change and Innovation
    This module equips you with the expertise to spearhead organisational change and innovation initiatives, guiding you through the analysis of leadership in diverse contexts and the exploration of sustainable approaches to drive innovation and change.
  • Business Research Methods
    Empowering students with essential research skills, this module facilitates the development and critical engagement of an independent research project, encouraging a nuanced evaluation of personal involvement with research philosophies, methodologies, and methods, while discerning the intricate links among these crucial elements.
  • Independent Project
    This module offers students the chance to immerse themselves in business and management research by undertaking an applied or fundamental research project, showcasing expertise in a chosen topic. Students are tasked with identifying, researching, and analysing complex situations within specific business contexts, offering meaningful recommendations or solutions to existing problems across various sectors.

Attend an Open Day at Cumbria

An Open Day is your opportunity to explore one of 5 campuses, meet your lecturers, and find out how the University of Cumbria could become your new home.

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