University of Leicester MBA Marketing
The MBA (Marketing) will significantly enhance your ability to deliver and develop brand strategy, lead brand communications and identify the research requirements needed to achieve a clear understanding of the market environment. The programme will provide you with strong knowledge of the marketing development process including strategy formulation, consumer insights, creative evaluation, media and production. It will also focus on your analytical and communication skills, ensuring you can articulate complex information in meaningful ways to a wide variety of audiences.
- Marketing Principles and Practices
- Marketing Strategy and Management
- Leadership, Management and Development
- Management: Principles and Practices
Working professionals who have a Bachelors degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, as well as at least 2-3 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 Leicester Online is 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.
Unlike a traditional university environment, University of Leicester 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.
Career paths available
Human Resource Managers are some of the most trusted advisors within a business, displaying excellent communication and organisation skills and the ability to deal with the pressure of what can be sensitive and difficult situations. They are often CIPD qualified with extensive experience of recruitment, employee relations and professional development.
The MBA (HRM) graduates are well placed for careers in HR and Personnel management. Closely related career paths include positions in training and development, occupational psychology, management consultancy and the recruitment industry.
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University of Leicester Online
University of Leicester Online courses are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, an experienced online learning provider. The University of Leicester 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 Leicester.
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 Leicester 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 October 10, 2016