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Master of Business AdministrationHolloway
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Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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(Business and management studies)
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London Metropolitan University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Why study this course?Based on feedback from large organisations and business entrepreneurs, our MBA course has been adapted to suit the ever-changing business climate. You'll develop your understanding of business operations, the external factors affecting these organisations, plus how they can be managed effectively during various current and emerging issues. This course is designed to prepare you for greater management responsibility, switching industries or starting your own business. More about this courseThis Master of Business Administration incorporates feedback from the industry to ensure the content is relevant to the current business market. Our aim is for you to graduate with a broad understanding of how businesses function, how they are managed and how they are governed. This will prepare you for a leadership role and more responsibility, or to go on and create your own business.You'll refine your complex problem solving skills, learn how to make decisions in uncertain times and with incomplete data, as well as developing your critical thinking abilities. In addition to this, You'll also improve the essential soft' skills needed of managers and leaders such as communication, negotiation, networking and team building. A key element of our MBA is its focus on making sense of the current volatile and uncertain business world. You'll study the impact of accelerating climate change, technology development and global politics on the UK's business economy. Insights into the wider role of businesses in addressing societal problems in a sustainable manner will also develop your understanding of ethical management and governance, preparing you for an exciting career ahead.Important informationWe are committed to strengthening our business courses to meet the demands of an ever-changing business landscape. This course is currently undergoing some changes to its modules that are subject to validation.
This course is aimed at individuals seeking to develop their careers in business and management. You don't need a business management degree, but you will need sufficient work experience and be able to contribute insights in class discussions. You will be required to have: - a minimum of a 2.2 for an honours degree in any subject discipline (or equivalent) - a minimum of two years' work experience, which may have been gained during undergraduate study - a detailed personal statement that includes why you are applying and any relevant skills, experience or achievements that make you suitable for the course An equivalent alternative to a degree would include a professional qualification at Level 6 or above from professional institutions such as the Chartered Management Institute, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants or the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. You should also submit a full CV comprising: - Work experience: List your most recent position first, continuing in reverse chronological order including the name, location, website and dates of your employment for each company you have worked for. Aim to use bullet points wherever possible to highlight your responsibilities and achievements in each role. - Education: In reverse chronological order, give brief details of your academic and professional qualifications along with the grades you achieved. - Skills: Eg include every IT package or programme you've got experience of using, as well as any foreign language skills. Skills such as communication and project management are harder to substantiate and should be backed up with examples. Once we've reviewed your application, we may ask you to attend a selection interview. To study a degree at London Met, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. If you require a Tier 4 student visa you may need to provide the results of a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements. If you need (or wish) to improve your English before starting your degree, the University offers a Pre-sessional Academic English course to help you build your confidence and reach the level of English you require.
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About this university
There are an average of 7000 international students at the university from over 150 countries around the world. The International Student Advice Service is available to help with many of the queries and issues these students have ranging from immigration and visas to country specific application information. There is also help with daily life matters through a series of one to one and group sessions as well as with social events to enjoy their time in London. There are also English language skills courses for those wanting to learn or improve their grasp of the language. The drop-in advice centre is found in Tower Building on the Holloway campus. Student life outside the classroom focuses around the Student Union which provides representation, support and advice to its members. It also operates the various clubs and societies while running two social facilities, a bar on Holloway Road and another on Goulston Street which hosts a range of special events. There are also a range of student media opportunities to get involved with including a magazine, radio station, newspaper and a law publication. Clubs and societies range from sports to interest, culture and faith as well as academic subjects and into volunteering and charity work. Students can get involved with the running of the union and helping their fellow students as well as working in the larger community. They can even seek to set up their own group about a shared interest with others.