This is an American degree.
The MBA aims to develop broadly educated business leaders who understand the nature of business as a whole and are equipped with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations.
You will explore information and theory from various disciplines, including accounting, ethics, economics, finance, marketing, production operations and strategic management.
The course emphasises the nature of competition and the strategic manoeuvring necessary to succeed.
If you do not have sufficient academic background in business-related studies, you may be required to take one or more pre-requisite modules.
Why should I choose this programme?
The global financial crisis has redefined standards, precipitated new thinking about organisations and imposed new governance structures. In addition, forces of economic globalisation, political transition, technical innovation and hybridisation create new opportunities and propose new definitions of work.
In this programme, you will delve into the issues most relevant to today’s business world and learn how to prepare for them. The interdisciplinary approach to learning will prepare you to work in a wide range of industries and across all sectors.
MBA graduates are in demand. It is a qualification that gives credibility and distinction to the holder and is recognised both locally and globally.
Key skills, aims and objectives
The MBA will prepare you for a successful and rewarding career. It will equip you with skills and capabilities that are transferable across many industries and contexts, as well as knowledge of the latest business techniques and advanced business concepts.
You will gain:
- Transferable skills including communication, leadership, team building, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
- A global mind-set and intellectual creativity
- Job-specific skills including financial analysis, organisational design, environmental audits and assessment, situational awareness
This programme is particularly useful for entry into senior management. Graduates have moved on to high-level executive positions in major multinationals across the globe, in diverse fields and industries including banking, finance, media, marketing, trading and IT.
Some graduates have successfully reoriented their careers while others have become successful entrepreneurs.
This programme is valuable for:
- Those looking to enter a business/management career, or
- Professionals seeking to enhance their existing careers or initiate a change by entering a new field