Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full-time

In Chelmsford

£ 12,075 + VAT


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  • Duration

    1 Year


The one-year programme is designed to exploit the benefits of postgraduate and post-experience study. Participants are drawn from many countries and cultures. The programme provides a firm foundation in the core management disciplines and then develops the strategic expertise essential for effective senior management.
Suitable for: The full-time MBA programme attracts experienced managers looking for career development and younger graduates at the beginning of their professional life.




Chelmsford (Essex)
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Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, CM1 1SQ


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To take into account

* Graduate of a British university with at least second class honours degree. * Those with non-British qualification should have qualifications which is considered equivalent. * At least two years relevant managerial experience. * English language proficiency - IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580+. * Two references. * Motivation to do MBA. * Good communication and social skills.

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Course programme

Course objectives By studying this course you will:
  • Develop a wider strategic vision of the opportunities and constraints for organisations created by the global business environment
  • Develop key competencies including leadership, decision making, managing across cultures, organisational transformation and innovation
  • Handle complex organisational isues across a wide range of management disciplines
  • Provide a stimulating and supportive learning environment which will foster personal growth and effectiveness as a manager
  • Develop a broad understanding of the principles, concepts and practice of contemporary management
  • Develop a critical awareness of current management theory
Organisations will gain from the AIBS MBA through:
  • Enhanced managerial skills
  • Greater strategic vision
  • Advanced analytical skills necessary for effective decision-making
  • Broader international business perspective
Course structure The programme consists of 180 credits in three stages as shown below.


Financial Statement Analysis
Organisational Behaviour
Marketing Management
HRM Practice


Business Analysis Project
Strategic Management
International Business Management
Research Methods for Managers


Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Teaching and learning The classes are run in a workshop style, and various teaching methods are employed including lectures, role-playing, business games and case studies. Guest speakers and alumni may also be contribute to the programme by leading workshop sessions or presenting live case issues. Participants often work in groups to benefit from the varied background and experiences represented in a cohort. This creates an intensive learning environment in which programme members' attitudes, assumptions and values are challenged and tested.

The MBA full-time programme has two intakes and two start dates in an academic year - in mid-September and late January.

The mode of attendance is full-time and students are normally expected to attend class three days a week - other days are devoted for group work, case-study preparation and library work. Certain modules may be delivered as an intensive block. Assessment Each credit-rated module is assessed by an assignment, usually organisation specific or case study based. There are no formal examinations. This ensures that learning is context-specific and transfers learning to the participant's organisation.

The purpose of assessment is to provide:
  • Opportunities for reinforcing and developing learning from the programme
  • Regular and constructive feedback to participants on their progress
  • Grades for determining whether assessment criteria have been met

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full-time

£ 12,075 + VAT