University of Essex Online

University of Essex Online

Business Administration

Our MBA online is an advanced qualification designed for students who wish to build on their business expertise and open up new career progression opportunities. The course enhances your skills in several key areas, including the management of people, organisational systems, project delivery and management reporting. It also helps you to develop your personal and professional network as you study alongside like-minded individuals. Strong leadership qualities are recognised as crucial for directors and senior managers in the modern business environment. The MBA online provides you with the theories, tools and techniques to become an effective leader in your organisation. As well as developing graduate skills such as analysis and interpretation of data, negotiation and persuasion and the presentation and communication of information within a team, you gain relevant and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the key issues in business and management.

Entry requirements

Academic entry route: Honours degree; at least 3 years' senior level work experience; if English is not the 1st language, English ability equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is required.

Work experience route: At least 5 years' senior level work experience; if English is not the 1st language, English ability equivalent to IELTS 6.5 is required.

Course modules

Modules include: management (principles and practices); financial decision making; marketing principles and practice; operations management; human resource management in context; strategic management; research methods; management project. Optional modules: leadership in practice; leadership, management and development; marketing strategy and management; services marketing; human resource management.

Assessment methods

We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the MBA online is based on a combination of written coursework, discussion contributions and work on a management report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA On-line study January 2018 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MBA On-line study September 2018 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MBA On-line study November 2018 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MBA On-line study January 2019 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance Learning

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