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MBA Business Administration (Executive)

Programme code:MBA-BSADM-EXUCAS code:
Duration:24 Months Method of Attendance: Part Time
Programme manager:Vince Dispenza Contact address:V.Dispenza@leeds.ac.uk

This programme may be extended to 3 years if required.

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Applicants should usually have a good first degree or equivalent qualification (however applicants without a first degree will be considered on the basis of their career to date, management or business experience, and potential for benefiting from the programme) plus at least 5 years' work experience, including some time in a supervisory, managerial or business capacity.

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:

Our graduates will be:

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 decison making.


Year 1 - View timetable

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

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5810MAccounting and Finance15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5826MOperations and Information Management15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5830MManagement in Action30 credits1 Oct to 31 Oct
LUBS5852MMarketing15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5872MStrategic Management15 creditsSemester 1


Year 2 - View timetable

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

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LUBS5806MPeople and Behaviour in Organizations15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5816MEconomics of Strategy15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5820MInternational Business Management15 creditsSemester 1
LUBS5842MStrategic HRM & Talent Management15 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 30 credits from the following optional modules:

IDEA5281MBusiness Ethics15 credits1 Mar to 31 May
LUBS5885MManagement of Projects15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5888MCreating Value Through Innovation15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5889MManagement Consulting15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5890MManagement Decision Making15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5892MSystems Thinking and Consulting Practice15 creditsSemester 2
LUBS5899MBusiness Project30 creditsSemester 2

Candidates are eligible for the award if they pass the 150 credits of compulsory modules (including the compulsory to pass modules) and achieve an overall average mark of 50 or above, calculated across the 180 credits of modules studied.


Last updated: 28/04/2017

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