Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

Business Administration

This course is for candidates without formal qualifications, but with substantial business experience; the programme offers a progressive qualification structure beginning with a diploma in business and building to the MBA; study options include: full-time study (9 months instruction/3 months project); part-time evening study in Glasgow (2 evenings per week during academic term); part-time overseas via the business school's international centres in Switzerland, Greece, Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia; flexible learning (off-campus study combined with intranet tutor support and attendance at intensive seminars in Glasgow).

Entry requirements

1st degree from a UK university or equivalent academic qualification from a comparable non-UK institution; professional qualifications are also considered; minimum age of 24 years; minimum of 3 years' postgraduate management experience; a 250 TOEFL or 100 IBT test score for applicants whose 1st language is not English; diploma entry may be offered to applicants who: hold non-degree/professional qualifications plus at least 5 years' varied management experience; have no formal qualifications but extensive and varied management experience (10 or more years); are exceptional graduates with a minimum of 2 years' relevant experience (minimum age 24) - available only to candidates applying to routes other than full-time.

Course modules

Personal development; strategic management for sustainable success; making the business work; the reflective practitioner; strategic consulting in practice; entrepreneurial management and leadership; comparative corporate governance; learning manager; exploring the international business environment; strategy analysis and evaluation; making strategy; project (inc project methodology);
2 electives; finance and financial management; marketing management; analytical support for decision making; financial and management accounting; operations management; managing people in organisations.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

Self-funded.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Full-time October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Full-time October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MBA Full-time October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MBA Full-time October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Full-time October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MBA Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MBA Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MBA Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MBA Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 28,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MBA Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
MBA Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
MBA Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MBA Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
MBA Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 15 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 15 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 15 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (International) 15 months
PgDip Part-time October 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 15 months
PgDip Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgDip Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (International) 18 months
PgDip Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Mixed mode October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Open learning October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Open learning October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Open learning October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Open learning October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Open learning October 2016 GBP 25,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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