Business Administration MBA

UCAS code N220
UHI information line 0845 272 3600

What is special about this course?

The Masters in Business Administration (MBA) aims to equip business leaders with a detailed knowledge and understanding of effective management strategies, enabling you to function effectively and efficiently in a national and international business context.

You will gain a crucial understanding of the volatility and uncertainties that influence global politics, the distribution of wealth, resource ownership and regulatory regimes in both emerging markets and other transitional economies.

 

Special features

  • You will undertake an induction programme which will allow you to become familiar with the teaching methods used, course requirements, and the teaching team.
  • During your induction you will also complete a personal development plan to prepare you for suitable posts on graduation
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake an industrial work placement as part of your MBA, working within a UK organisation on live projects in areas such as: engineering, aeronautical engineering, energy, IT, business and finance

Entry requirements

  • Honours degree, normally at 2.1, and not less than 2.2, or international equivalent
  • There is no barrier to entry based on the subject studied to degree level
  • We will also consider professional qualifications recognised as equivalent to the above
  • International students whose first language is not English must also meet the language competency standards are detailed on the International page of the website.
  • It is desirable that you have post-study work experience
  • You will be asked to give us academic references before you can enrol and, where appropriate, provide employer references

MBA

  • Understanding contemporary leadership and management (20 credits)
  • Entrepreneurial strategy and business growth (20 credits)
  • Management accounting and finance (20 credits)
  • The global business environment (20 credits)
  • Operations management (20 credits)
  • Strategic marketing (20 credits)
  • MBA research project (60 credits)

How will I study my course?

  • Full time
  • Part-time

You will study through face-to-face lectures and tutorials at Perth College UHI.

You will experience a wide range of teaching and learning methods including co-operative learning, problem-based learning, and presenting information in order to engage with various learning styles.

How long will my course last?

  • Full time: 1 year
  • Part-time: 2 years

International students can only study this course on a full-time basis

 

Where can I study my course?

Start date

  • September
  • January

 

How much will my course cost?

The following fees apply to this taught postgraduate course:

2014-15 2014-15 2013-14 2014-15
Scottish
and EU/EEA
on-site
Rest of UK
on-site

International (non EU)
on-site

International (non EU)
on-site

Per module (20 credits) £510 £640
£950
£980
Masters degree (6 modules + dissertation) £4,590 £5,760
£8,550
£8,820

Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.

Enquiries from employers for multiple student registrations are welcome and special fee arrangements may apply.

What funding can I apply for?

External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact Perth College UHI for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of your MBA course you will be suitably qualified to take up senior position in the private sector, public sector, in academia, and to start up or grow your own business.

Apply for Business Administration MBA

I want to start in Aug/Sep 2014 or Jan/Feb 2015

International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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