Master of Business Administration – Glos

About University of Gloucestershire (GLOS)

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university situated in Gloucestershire with three campuses in total. The university is situated in two locations with two campuses in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester which is Francis Close Hall, The Park, and Oxstalls, respectively. The university gained its status in the year 2001, before which its roots can be traced back to the 19th century when two distinct strands of educational provisions in Gloucestershire merged to form the University of Gloucestershire, UK. The university is ranked in the top 100 universities of the UK in guardian’s league table 2021.

Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD degrees, students can choose to study subjects such as accounting and law, business management, computing, journalist, fine art, humanities, biology, geography, social science, education, and sports. Gloucestershire also offers two-year “fast-track” courses in subjects such as law and business, which allows students to enter the workplace or further training faster and at a lower cost.

At Gloucestershire, you will explore what is important to you and be supported to reach your postgraduate goals. We deliver programs that meet your needs, no matter what you want to achieve from further study.

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About the Programme

Whether you have worked in the business for several years or are a specialist and wish to progress into a more senior management position, this course will provide you with an opportunity to work at a more fundamental level on the issues that matter in business. Alternatively, you may be a recent graduate keen to enhance your employment prospects. Whatever your level of experience, the MBA with the University of Gloucestershire offers a flexible study route and will allow you to refresh and enhance your management skills and knowledge.

You will investigate changing areas of strategy, leadership, and management theory and practice, and will be able to confidently apply this knowledge to practical organizational situations. The MBA course allows you to top up your existing postgraduate qualification, typically through six months of full-time study

About SQA

Extended Diploma in International Business Strategy is awarded by SQA –Scottish Qualification Authority, leading to the advanced entry MBA program awarded by the University of Gloucestershire.

The programme is an accredited SCQF Level 11, earning 120 credits in Part 1 of the course. The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) is Scotland’s national qualifications framework.

Part 1 – SQA

Duration : 7 months

Modules : 6

Awarding body: SQA –Scottish Qualification Authority

Extended Diploma in International Business and Strategy

  • Accounting for Next Generation Leaders
  • International Marketing Management
  • Operations and Project Management .
  • Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organization
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability and Business

Part 2 – Dissertation Phase

Credits – 60

Duration – 6 months

The Dissertation Module

The dissertation by distance learning module consists of two elements: a research methods preparatory set of videos and the dissertation based on individual study. As part of the preparation for the full dissertation students will be required to produce a detailed research proposal before progressing onto the dissertation element of the module.

It has a duration of six months and all the learners who complete part 01 and part 02 will be awarded with an MBA degree from University of Gloucestershire, UK, and will attain 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) which is equivalent to 180 UK credits.

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