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2016/17 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MBA Business Administration

Programme code:MBA-BSADM-FTUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr James Roberts Contact

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

- A good Honours degree (usually 2:1 or better)
- Three or more years appropriate work experience
- For international students: an IELTS score of 6.5 or better.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

Leeds University Business School

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

Leeds University Business School Examination Board

Programme specification:

The programme aims to develop:

1. Strategic and independent thinkers capable of applying and integrating knowledge within and across organisational functions, and in the business environment
2. Reflective practitioners able to diagnose and critically evaluate issues and problems, using different theoretical perspectives and applying relevant concepts, theories and models
3. Effective managers able to integrate theory and experience in order to lead and manage complex organisational change processes and appreciate the need for evidence- based research and continuous professional development
4. Creative, innovative and entrepreneurial individuals who can identify opportunities and develop innovative strategies and solutions to address complex business and management situations
5. Effective communicators who demonstrate self-awareness, cultural sensitivity and a willingness to contribute positively to the development of others
6. Global professionals able to demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and difference in business, management and organisational practice
7. Ethical and responsible leaders who appreciate the significance of duty, behaviour and consequence in ethical thinking, action and decision making

Year 1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5709MManagement Decision Making15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5719MInternational Business Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5737MStrategic and Entrepreneurial Management15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5740MEconomics of Strategy15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5747MGlobal Marketing Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5749MPeople and Behaviour in Organizations15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5752MGlobal Operations and Information Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5757MLeading in Practice15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5761MStrategic HRM and Talent Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5768MAccounting and Finance15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5798MProject/Dissertation30 creditsSemester 2

Last updated: 17/03/2016


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