University of Essex Online MBA General
Strong leadership qualities are recognised as crucial for directors and senior managers in the modern business environment. The MBA online will provide you with the theories, tools and techniques to become an effective leader in your organisation. As well as developing graduate skills such as analysis and interpretation of data, negotiation and persuasion and the presentation and communication of information within a team, you will gain relevant and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the key issues in business and management.
- Management: Principles and Practices
- Operations Management
- Marketing Strategy and Management
- Financial Decision Making
- Strategic Management
Working professionals who have a Bachelors degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, as well as at least three years of relevant professional work experience.
If you do not possess an undergraduate degree at all, you will need to have at least five years of relevant managerial experience
Associated career paths
If you’re looking to enhance your professional career, online study is one of the most cost-effective, convenient and flexible ways to get an MBA regardless of geographical location, work or personal commitments.
University of Essex Online are dedicated to improving employability amongst our graduates. Our online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferrable to the workplace.
University of Essex Online have also partnered with the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) to offer you the unique opportunity to earn a professional qualification whilst you study for your degree.
Unlike a traditional university environment, University of Essex Online degree courses utilise a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are.
This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments.
You are supported throughout your MBA course by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor.
All MBA applications will be considered on their individual merits and assessed by the academic team, taking into account professional status and work experience as well as academic achievements.
Applicants normally have a Bachelors degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, or the equivalent from an internationally recognised institution, as well as at least three years of relevant professional work experience.
If you do not possess an undergraduate degree at all, you will need to have at least five years of relevant managerial experience.
If English is not your first language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
The MBA will provide you with the fundamental business and management skills necessary to be able to manage and lead in the dynamic environments of the modern business world.
Popular career destinations for graduates include executive and senior management roles in business finance, corporate strategy, internal auditing, management consultancy, marketing and sales management, product management, research & development and supply chain management.
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University of Essex Online
University of Essex Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced online learning provider. The University of Essex and Kaplan Learning started working together in 2007 with the aim of combining Kaplan’s global expertise in online learning with the strong traditions of quality in UK higher education established by the University of Essex.
Stafford is a Resource Centre for UK Universities in the Middle East and Levant and was the very first provider of Distance Learning education to be established in Dubai in 1993. Stafford, has partnered with the University of Essex to provide MBA programmes in the Middle-East and also offer courses in various disciplines including Diplomas, Certificates, Masters and Doctorates.
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Last updated April 8, 2016