Business & Management Course

Master of Business Administration

Course Type: Master Degree | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Master | Full time | Part time | Business | MBA
ERC Institute Courses Course Provider:
ERC Institute

Course Detail

ERC Institute - University of Wolverhampton
This programme is designed for students who want to embark on an in-depth study of Business and Management to develop analytical and evaluative skills. Our programme provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment. You will also expand your knowledge and understanding of the current changes in the business environment through the study of leadership, organisational change and transformation, innovation and stakeholder management.
By the end of this masters level programme you will be able to critically examine the use of the key functional areas of marketing, human resources, finance, accounting and operations management to analyse strategic perspectives regionally, nationally and internationally at organisation and sector levels in support of wider organisational activity. The programme will provide knowledge to evaluate the relationship between the organisation and its environment and the importance and nature of organisational change and transformation. Students will be able to critically analyse contemporary issues, challenges and problems relating to business and management that impact on business and management at functional, strategic and sector levels. Students will learn how to evaluate the role and contribution of integrative strategic and leadership approaches. Importantly, the programme synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research and applications of knowledge in real-world environment.
Students will be equipped with independent personal development skills and background knowledge needed for a wide variety of business areas. This programme aims to supply future managers and professionals to various business and management sectors as well as to provide key knowledge and skills that are vital to modern organisations. This programme prepares students for careers in accountancy and finance, personnel and human resource management, marketing and market research, business strategy, small business management and start-up, economics, e-business and information management.
The course provides an interdisciplinary approach to Global Citizenship and will help students form their own understandings of complex and contested notions in the business environment. Students will develop informed perspectives on their own and collective responsibilities as global citizens within their local, national and international communities.
The course will provide students with the opportunity to develop Digital Literacy skills through the use of applications software used by contemporary organisations. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of managerial systems and their impact upon organisations. Digital literacy skills are also developed through the engagement with the "E" aspects of the learning process through the process of engagement with "E" materials, tasks, Personal Development Planning and collaborative learning.
Area Of Studies
Assessment Framework
The MBA classes rely on a system of continuous assessment on a module-by-module basis through the use of short essays, learning journals, annotated bibliographies, book reviews, quizzes, student presentations, research proposals and general class discussions. The coursework load for each module is set out in individual module descriptors given to students at the beginning of each semester.
Entry Requirements
 English Language Requirements
- Minimum C6 in English at GCE "O" Levels or;
- IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, or;
- TOEFL 550 (Paper based) or equivalent, or
- Evidence of English proficiency equivalent to the IELTS or TOEFL as above.
- Evidence of completion of certificate course conducted in English (only for Singapore Institutions)
Academic Requirements
- Honour Degree from a recognised University or qualifications.
- With 2 years Managerial / Sub-Managerial experience
- Students who do not meet the English Language Requirements are to sit for ERC Institute English Placement Test
- Students are to present their letter of employment of at least 2 years of managerial experience upon applications
- Degree without honours will be subjected to the University approval for acceptance into the MBA programme
- Students are to be at least 23 years of age at the time of registration
Other Information
The University of Wolverhampton is a dynamic, innovative and business focused university in the centre of England with history of going back to mid-1800s. With over 23,000 students from 100 different countries, inclusive of 2,500 overseas students, students become part of a learning community that promotes knowledge, innovation and enterprise. Equipping students with the knowledge they require for their career progression in their chosen industry, The University of Wolverhampton maintains strong links with the business world and offers graduate & postgraduate courses that provide experience & practical skills that organisations value. The University of Wolverhampton's various areas of research is ranked among the best in the world. Based on the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), 8 of the 11 chose fields of research that the University pursues, is accredited as achieving global standards. This is testament to the University of Wolverhamptons commitment to advancing opportunities for students to pursue academic research as a globally acknowledged level.
Established for over 80 years, we were one of the first business schools in the country to offer MBA programmes, coaching and mentoring qualifications and have a tradition of innovation in developing courses which meet the needs of business and managers. The School has trained thousands of managers regionally, nationally and internationally. Our professional qualifications are fully accredited, recognised throughout the world, and are designed to accelerate your career progression by allowing you to demonstrate your commitment to achieving the highest professional standards. The professional linkage of the School is one of the core strengths. The School is the largest provider of Chartered Institute of Personal and Development (CIPD) programmes. The School is also one of the top providers for Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) programmes. Other linkage includes Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Chartered Institute of management Accountants (CIMA), Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Recently, the School collaborated with Institute of Directors (IoD) to offer mentorship to students. Wolverhampton Business School has several research clusters which include Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Research Cluster, Corporate Governance and Ethics Cluster, HRM and Industrial Relations Cluster and International Business Cluster.
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