University of Wales, Lampeter

Full Time MBA Information Management

University of Wales, Lampeter
In Lampeter

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Important information

Typology MBA
Location Lampeter (Wales)
Duration 1 Year
  • MBA
  • Lampeter (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Year

The Lampeter MBA aims to provide aspiring senior managers and entrepreneurs with a level of skills, knowledge and understanding, which will equip them with the skills needed in today's complex and turbulent business environment.
Suitable for: Aspiring senior managers and entrepreneurs

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Where and when



Lampeter (Cardiganshire/Ceredigion)
Arts Building, College Street, Lampeter, Ceredigion, Sa48 7ed, SA487ED


On request

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· Requirements

Successful applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria: a) Possession of a good honours degree, defined as Second Class, Lower Division (2:2) but preferably above that classification b) An equivalent or appropriate professional qualification c) Have relevant experience and, by support from an academic referee who can attest to their ability to study at Masters level

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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a Masters level programme of study for managers
or aspiring managers to be delivered in the context of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher
Education Benchmark Statement for Masters awards in Business Management.
The MBA aims to develop management and leadership skills. It aims to develop students' ability to
apply knowledge and understanding to complex management problems to improve business and
management practice.
It aims to provide students with a level of skills, knowledge and understanding, which will equip
them with the professional skills needed in today's complex and turbulent business environment.
The proposed programme offers the necessary knowledge in the core functional areas of business
management and aims to provide opportunity for reflection on current practice and developments
in the field.
The proposed programme aims to promote the practice of life‐long and independent learning and
to develop managers and future leaders, equipped with the ability to work autonomously, with
creativity and originality and committed to their own personal development.

Students are required to take a number of core modules to gain:
. a critical understanding of organisational theories and a critical awareness of current issues
in business management
. the ability to analyse critically organisational behaviour and to identify potential
consequences for stakeholders
. the ability to analyse critically and develop organisational strategies which meet the
dynamic needs of stakeholders
. a critical understanding of theory relating to the management of strategic change and the
ability to apply this to their organisational context.
Students will then be able to specialise in an area of their choice and will typically also have
. a critical understanding of a wide range of research methods
. the ability to appraise critically and synthesise extant theory
. the ability to identify organisational issues requiring assessment and analysis and to design,
implement and report such organisational research
The MBA programme consists of 120 credits of taught modules (equivalent to the PGDiploma) and
a 60 credit dissertation. The taught part of the course is described as epart 1 f, and the dissertation
part of the course is described as part 2. Students must successfully complete part 1 before
progressing to the epart 2 f.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration programme consists of 120 credits of taught
modules (including 80 credits of compulsory modules plus 40 credits of modules from one of the
chosen pathway options)
Part 1 ] Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
Compulsory Modules (80 credits, TAKEN BY ALL MBA STUDENTS)
Finance for non financial managers 10 credits
Human Resource Management 10 credits
Marketing Management 10 credits
Defining Entrepreneurship 10 credits
Introducing Leadership 10 credits
Research Methods 10 credits
Tools of Strategic Management 10 credits
Workplace Psychology 10 credits
MBA Information Management 40 credits Management Information Systems Business Decision Making E‐business Strategy Information Management Project

Part 2 - Master of Business Administration
MBA Dissertation (60 credits)
Students will be awarded MBA if they successfully complete the taught modules in part 1 and the
MBA dissertation in part 2.

Additional information

Payment options: non-EU: 9,500 GBP Bursaries may also be available.

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