University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Business Administration

The course aims to develop you as a vibrant business professional. The course covers all the main disciplines of business management - managing people, (Leadership, human resource management and change management) budgets, (accounting and finance) customers, customer relationships and brands (innovation and marketing). You'll learn about data management for better decision-making and operations management, as well as going on to work on strategy formulation and implementation. In addition we will help your with your personal development: skills, style, and leadership. On the programme you will explore both the practical and theoretical aspects of business, broadening and deepening your knowledge - and focusing on powerful business insights - many of them newly emerging business models that will shape the business of tomorrow.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good first degree (equivalent to a British second-Class Honours degree) or above in any discipline and three years' post undergraduate work experience. References are not required in order for applicants to submit an application. They are not usually required in order for a decision to be made but in certain cases applicants may be asked to provide a single academic reference at the request of the academic selector.

Course modules

Modules include: Business strategy and organisation; accounting and finance for managers; operations management; business economics; the leadership challenge; strategic marketing; managing people at work; managing change and innovation. Optional modules: essential human resource practices; international business; international marketing; e-business; talking to teams; strategic financial analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment is entirely by coursework - so for example, students are required to produce reports, briefing notes, presentations and reflective journals, which help you build up a personalised portfolio of experience - tangible proof that you've acquired key business skills and knowledge and something we know that prospective employers find very useful.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MBA Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MBA Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MBA Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MBA Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Full-time January 2017 GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Co-ordinator
Telephone number: 
01224 273235