Business Administration

Cardiff University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Cardiff
English

About this program

Business Administration

Are you an ambitious professional looking to progress to senior leadership and drive positive business change? If this sounds like you then the Cardiff MBA is a great next step.

Whatever your managerial background, we offer a challenging experience that will stretch and support you, developing your business knowledge, increasing your self-awareness and sharpening your ability as an effective and inspiring leader along the way.

Take this opportunity to thrive alongside like-minded, experienced professionals as you consider the wider commercial, social and environmental impacts of decision-making on global business.

Admission requirements

Typically, you will need to have either:

  • a 2:1 honours degree (GPA 3.0/4.0)
  • a university-recognised equivalent academic qualification
  • an approved professional qualification
  • or relevant professional experience evidenced by a reference.

English Language requirements:

IELTS with an overall score of 7.0 with 6.0 in all subskills, or an accepted equivalent.

For more information about admission requirements, please check the university website.


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Program content

The modules shown are an example of the typical curriculum and will be reviewed prior to the 2022/23 academic year. The final modules will be published by September 2022.

Core Modules for year one

  • Global Challenges and Strategic Decision Making
  • People Perspectives
  • Financial and Business Analytics
  • Creativity, Innovation and Enterprise
  • Confronting Grand Challenges
  • The Accelerator Project
  • Leading Change and Transforming Futures
  • Leadership Development program

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for UK: £17,950 per year.
  • Tuition fees for International Students: £28,450 per year.

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

The Learning Outcomes for this program describe what you will be able to do as a result of your study at Cardiff University. They will help you to understand what is expected of you.

The Learning Outcomes for this program can be found below:

Knowledge & Understanding:

On successful completion of the program you will be able to:

  • Draw on discipline-based knowledge and management experience to design integrated solutions to complex organisational problems.
  • Critically evaluate current management frameworks, models, debates and evidence and integrate with practice.
  • Critically evaluate contrasting research and consultancy skills for engaging with multi-faceted business problems.
  • Analyse the complex environmental context that informs strategic decision making in organisations and practice.
  • Demonstrate a holistic awareness of challenges faced by businesses in making both an economic and social contribution.

Intellectual Skills:

On successful completion of the program you will be able to:

  • Find and discriminate between competing sources of research and consulting evidence.
  • Analyse methods for generating primary data and management information.
  • Critically analyse and synthesise contrasting perspectives and their supporting evidence.
  • Integrate theory and diverse workplace experiences.
  • Develop compelling arguments to support viable and creative plans of action to convince and brief a range of audiences.

Professional Practical Skills:

On successful completion of the program you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the practical applications of theory and practice to generate practice-based solutions to unstructured problems.
  • Demonstrate proactivity and the ability to take the initiative
  • Demonstrate responsible and ethical leadership.
  • Identify and address personal and professional development needs.
  • Develop credible methods for gathering primary data.
  • An ability to make decisions in challenging situations.
  • Work effectively in a leadership team.

Transferable/Key Skills:

On successful completion of the program you will be able to:

  • Solve problems creatively.
  • Communicate to diverse audiences through a range of media.
  • Demonstrate self-reflection and self-awareness.
  • Work independently and collaboratively.
  • Use digital technology.
  • Manage self and others.

Career paths

At Cardiff Business School, you’ll receive a career-changing MBA education from world-leading academics that have different points of view. They’ll challenge your thinking as you consider the world of business from a range of alternative perspectives.

The Cardiff MBA is designed with your future in mind. You’ll benefit from our Career Advantage Service (CAS), which gives you access to the knowledge and expertise of a career consultant and coach for personalised professional development.

Alongside the CAS, a bespoke, wrap-around Leadership Development program will help you assess your leadership capability, develop a personal development path and build key leadership skills.

We’ve developed relationships that range from the largest multinationals to the smallest micro-businesses, and include a wide variety of social enterprises and cooperatives. We use these networks to deliver value for our students through:

  • real-world case studies and insights
  • collaboration with our Public Value Entrepreneurs in Residence
  • guest lectures
  • field trips and workshops.

Completing this wide ranging and varied learning experience will enable you to apply for more senior positions or seek transformative career change.

This program is designed for those with existing work experience. Successful completion of the program will enable you to apply for more senior positions or seek transformative career change.

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Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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