University of Essex Online

University of Essex Online

Business Administration

Developed with the world-class team at Essex Business School, this online MBA programme includes unique Director’s Workshops which bring industry leaders and outstanding speakers before our entire MBA student population for a week-long engaging experience. It’s a fantastic opportunity for students to apply their knowledge to a variety of commercial scenarios and explore real-world business challenges from different perspectives. Experiential learning is at the core of our MBA programme. Our interactive real-time synchronous attendance events deliver a wealth of reflection and learning opportunities for our students as they collaborate in groups of different sizes and composition. These real-time interactions allow students to contribute, share and reflect upon experiences and insights drawn from the different industrial, geographical and cultural perspectives represented in the MBA community. The programme encompasses a wide range of innovative modules covering a variety of crucial topics including entrepreneurship, managerial economics, business strategy, sustainable operations and many more.

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: MBA Project, Business Planning, Director’s Workshop, MBA Synchronous Attendance, Business Research, Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy, Marketing in a Global Economy, Sustainable Operations, International Business Environment, People and Organisations, Leadership and Business Performance, Strategic Online Marketing Management, Accounting and Managerial Finance, Managerial Economics

Assessment methods

Assessment for the online modules of the MBA is based on a combination of exams, synchronous attendance sessions, written coursework, discussion contributions and reflective journal entries considering the key learning outcomes and their applicability to the student. The examinations will be timed open book exams that students can do at home on their PC or laptop without the need to travel to an examination centre. In order to successfully complete the MBA, students are required to undertake 120 hours of synchronous attendance. Please note that synchronous attendance events don’t require physical attendance as they run 100% online, however students will be able to choose which sessions they participate in, provided they attend at least 120 hours over the course of their study. Your course tutor will make the requirements and assessments of each module clear to you before you start.

Sponsorship information

Students starting in the 2018-2019 academic year may be eligible for a part-scholarship of up to £6,000 towards the tuition fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA On-line study September 2018 GBP 19,008 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MBA On-line study November 2018 GBP 19,008 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MBA On-line study January 2019 GBP 19,008 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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