Business & Management Course

Master of Business Administration (University of Sunderland, UK)

Course Type: Post Graduate Diploma | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Postgraduate | Part-time | MBA | Leadership | Management
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Course Detail


This internationally recognised MBA programme aims at graduates with significant business/management experience, it will significantly enhance your capability to function as a senior manager within a wide range of commercial and service organisations.

You will develop your strategic management knowledge, competence and problem-solving ability. You will also become familiar with international management practice, and the development of effective business cultures and performance enhancement.

The MBA is designed to draw upon the experience of the candidate and in recognition of the applied nature of the award the programme will emphasis an integrated and practical (professional) orientation over a theoretical approach.

Methods of Assessment

Students knowledge and understanding of each module are assessed through either examinations or assignments.  


Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Master of Business Administration degree by the University of Sunderland. This degree is identical to that awarded to on-campus students. Graduates are then allowed to use the title MBA after their names.


Sunderland Business School

The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK s most up-and-coming cities. We have strong industry links and work closely with some of the world s leading companies. Testament to our growing reputation, the University was nominated for University of the Year in 2013 (Times Higher Education Awards).


Our Faculty of Business and Law is recognised worldwide; with students from over 70 countries and a presence on three continents, we are playing a major role in preparing tomorrow s leaders for long and successful careers.
Our programmes are highly regarded in terms of student experience, teaching standards and relevance to the real world. This has been recognised in the National Student Survey 2012, where Tourism at Sunderland was voted best in the UK for Overall Satisfaction.


We believe that employability is at the heart of the university experience, and this is underpinned by the drive to develop six key attributes in our graduates: capable, enquiring, creative, enterprising, ethical and global in outlook.
Whatever your future ambitions, make a life-changing decision by choosing to study at the University of Sunderland.


Sunderland's Quality

  • Ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2014: League Table for Business & Management Studies
  • Ranked 65th in The Guardian University Guide 2014: League Table for UK University
  • Named 'Best New University' in the North East (UK) by The Guardian University Guide 2012


Career Opportunities

  • The MBA programme will prepare you for senior roles within a wide range of commercial and public sector organisations.
  • Previous MBA students have gained positions such as, chief executive of a regional authority, business development manager for an automotive supplier, regional manager for a major building society and director of major public services.
  • A number of Sunderland alumni students have gone on to work in consultancy practice for example, PricewaterhouseCoopers in Germany, and international roles in the electronics industry in the Netherlands.

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