MBA Masters of Business Administration (Part-time)

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Duration Part-time, 2 Years
Start date September, November 2020
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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
  • Study part-time, so if you are currently employed, you can 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.

Study options

The course is also available full-time.

Full-time MBA

Graduate destinations

You'll have a reflective learning experience that will enhance your career potential, personal and professional effectiveness and performance in employment. The award is acknowledged around the world, opening up new avenues in taking up work internationally.

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