Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Business Administration (Executive) (Taught)

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Course summary

The Cardiff School of Management (CSM) Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA) has been developed in conjunction with the Chartered Management Institution (CMI) and offers students associate membership of the Chartered Management Institute. The Executive MBA provides a solid grounding in professional business practice and theory for business professionals, consolidating learning whilst providing a foundation for future leaders. The programme format is delivered at a pace that suites you and your work commitments - it is a highly practical and action-oriented approach and can be completed in as little as 2 years but more usually 3 years. Along the way to full MBA you will also achieve: Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Business Administration in Year 1 Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Business Administration in Year 2 Executive MBA completed in Year 3 The core elements of CSM Executive MBA are delivered through intensive modular input in weekend blocks, with additional online activities and real business projects to encourage a deeper understanding. Optional subjects give you the opportunity to explore your own interests and career direction. There will be a strong emphasis on interactive teaching and learning. The elective modules allow you to specialise in areas that best suit your needs.

Assessment method

Core modules – 140-credits: •Strategic Management (20-credits) •Operations Management (20-credits) •Strategic Marketing (20-credits) •Strategic HRM (20-credits) •Accounting, Economics and Finance (AEF) for Decision Markers (20-credits) •Management Report & Research Methods (40 credits) Option subjects – 40-credits: •Taught: •Management of Change (20-credits) •Management Consultancy (20-credits) Flexible • Work-based Learning Module (20-credit) Management Report: Completion of a 12,000-word management report based on a real world management problem, utilising both current theory and practice. Each student on the course will be allocated to a subject expert and have access to an online research methods module. Students will have six months to complete this work. Prizes for best student and best management report are awarded at the end of the course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have one of the following: A Honours degree at least 2:2 and at least four years management work experience Other professional qualifications such as CIM or CIMA will also be considered plus four years management work experience.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £16250 Whole course
England £16250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £16250 Whole course
Scotland £16250 Whole course
Wales £16250 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Administration (Executive) at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS