Taught course

MBA in Executive Leadership & Management

Institution
University of Worcester · Worcester Business School
Qualifications
MBA

Entry requirements

The MBA in Executive Leadership & Management is appropriate for you if you have experience of senior management in either a commercial or public sector environment. You need not necessarily have had previous exposure to studies in business, leadership or management. Applicants will normally have a first or second-class Honours Degree or equivalent in any subject and at least two years of business/management experience at a senior level. If English is not your first language, you will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each element). Candidates may be admitted without a first degree via APEL, provided they have engaged in relevant continuous professional development activity and have at least 2 years business/management experience, at an appropriate senior level within the health and social care or related sector. Typically this should include responsibility for human, financial and physical resources and implementation of policy/strategy.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MBA in Executive Leadership & Management is an accredited Postgraduate programme comprising bite-size packages of learning.
The course aims to develop your business leadership and senior management skills and understanding, ensuring a critical appreciation of the theories, tools, techniques and applications of leadership and management in your organisation. It will enable you to lead more effectively and manage change in your organisation, using resources efficiently and appropriately in the strategic decision making process. The course aims to improve your personal effectiveness, contributing to improved organisational performance, and thereby enhancing the quality of management as a profession. The programme focuses upon applied learning, encouraging students to relate new knowledge and skills to real leadership and management scenarios.

Alongside your academic development, you will be able to develop key transferable skills, including:

  • Two-way communication skills, such as Negotiation and Persuasion
  • Numeracy and quantitative skills
  • Teamwork, leadership, personal efficiency and effective use of ICT.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each element).

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Employer or self funded

Qualification and course duration

MBA

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Office
Email
pg-admissions@worc.ac.uk
Phone
01905 855111