MBA – University of Wolverhampton

MBA – University of Wolverhampton
Introduction

This programme is designed for students who want to embark on an in-depth study of Business and Management to develop analytical and evaluative skills. Our programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment. You will also expand your knowledge and understanding of the current changes in the business environment through the study of leadership, organisational change and transformation, innovation and stakeholder management.

By the end of this masters level programme you will be able to critically examine the use of the key functional areas of marketing, human resources, finance, accounting and operations management to analyse strategic perspectives regionally, nationally and internationally at organisation and sector levels in support of wider organisational activity. The programme will provide knowledge to evaluate the relationship between the organisation and its environment and the importance and nature of organisational change and transformation. Students will be able to critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to business and management that impact on business and management at functional, strategic and sector levels. Students will learn how to evaluate the role and contribution of integrative strategic and leadership approaches. Importantly, the programme synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research and applications of knowledge in real-world environment.

Students will be equipped with independent personal development skills and background knowledge needed for a wide variety of business areas. This programme aims to supply future managers and professionals to various business and management sectors as well as to provide key knowledge and skills that are vital to modern organisations. This programme prepares students for careers in accountancy and finance, personnel and human resource management, marketing and market research, business strategy, small business management and start-up, economics, e-business and information management.

The course provides an interdisciplinary approach to Global Citizenship and will help students form their own understandings of complex and contested notions in the business environment. Students will develop informed perspectives on their own and collective responsibilities as global citizens within their local, national and international communities.

The course will provide students with the opportunity to develop Digital Literacy skills through the use of applications software used by contemporary organisations. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of managerial systems and their impact upon organisations. Digital literacy skills are also developed through the engagement with the ‘E’ aspects of the learning process through the process of engagement with ‘E’ materials, tasks, Personal Development Planning and collaborative learning.

Entry Requirements
ProgrammeEnglish Language RequirementsAcademic RequirementsRemarks
Master of Business Administration • Minimum C6 in English at GCE ‘O’ Levels or;
• IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, or;
• TOEFL 550 (Paper based) or equivalent, or
• Evidence of English proficiency equivalent to the IELTS or TOEFL as above.
• Evidence of completion of certificate course conducted in English (only for Singapore Institutions)
• Honour Degree from a recognised University or qualifications.

• With 2 years Managerial / Sub-Managerial experience
• Students who do not meet the English Language Requirements are to sit for ERC Institute English Placement Test
• Students are to present their letter of employment of at least 2 years of managerial experience upon applications
• Degree without honours will be subjected to the University approval for acceptance into the MBA programme
• Students are to be at least 23 years of age at the time of registration

Course Delivery

This programme is available in full and part time modes, and will take 15 months to complete. Students will attend 3 semesters of academic study, and are expected to complete between 45 credits to 60 credits each semester. Full-time students will attend classes 5 days a week on weekdays, while part-time students will attend classes 2 times a week on weekends.

 

Course Structure
Course MBA Core Modules
Marketing Management
Accounting & Financial Management
Managing Human Resources
Operations Management
Leading Transformation & Change
Strategic Management
Dissertation Project*

Dissertation Project includes Part A and Part B

Part A: This part will provide students the skills to understand masters level and post graduate work developing a general skills set related to analysis and research

Part B: the student will apply these skills and those gained on other taught modules to an original research post graduate project relevant to the award being taken

 

Module Synopses
Course Availability

Intakes for the MBA programme are available 3 times a year. All applications should be submitted to ERCI no later than 1 month before the commencement date.

Course Fees

For a full listing of course fees and other charges, please select one of the following:

– Fees Payable for Local Applicants
– Fees Payable for International Applicants

Assessment Framework

The MBA classes rely on a system of continuous assessment on a module-by-module basis through the use of short essays, learning journals, annotated bibliographies, book reviews, quizzes, student presentations, research proposals and general class discussions. The coursework load for each module is set out in individual module descriptors given to students at the beginning of each semester.

Accreditation

On successful completion of the MBA you will meet the requirements of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

 

Address

30 Prinsep Street #06-01 ERCI Campus 

Singapore 188647