Global Master of Business Administration

Student will undergo the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and complete the top-up with University of Dundee for a full MBA award
Awarding Body
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
Duration
12-15 MONTHS
Start Date
MONTHLY
Study Mode
DISTANCE LEArNING
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Awarding Body
UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE
Duration
12-15 MONTHS
Start Date
MONTHLY
Study Mode
DISTANCE 
LEArNING
Download Brochure
Download programme details

Programme Overview

The Global MBA degree programme is delivered and awarded by the University of Dundee via Blended Learning 100% online.

The overall aims of the Global MBA top-up programme are:

  • To develop a broad and holistic understanding of organisations, their external and internal contexts, management and governance
  • To develop an understanding of and responsiveness to change and to consider the future of organisations
  • To extend students’ conceptual abilities and analytical skills
  • To develop a critical awareness of current issues in international business and management which is informed by leading edge research and practice in the field
  • To develop a specialised understanding of appropriate techniques sufficient to allow detailed investigation into relevant strategic business and management issues
  • To acquire insights into personal competence and develop a range of personal and professional skills

Graduates will be able to demonstrate a range of cognitive and intellectual skills together with techniques specific to business and management, combined with relevant personal and interpersonal skills.

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Course Content

Level 7 Modules

BUS701 - Development as a Strategic Manager (15 Credits)
The unit aims to support organisational and self-awareness in learners. It provides a foundation for a self-critical and reflective approach to personal development to support the learner when operating at a strategic level.
BUS702 - Strategic Marketing (15 Credits)
The unit will investigate underlying models, techniques and theories that underpin marketing and can contribute to strategic objectives. It will also provide learners with a critical understanding of the marketing function within complex organisations.
BUS703 - Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy (15 Credits)
The unit will explore how team performance can be evaluated and optimised to realise strategic objectives.
BUS704 - Strategic Planning (15 Credits)
This unit is about the value of the strategic planning process in formulating appropriate strategies and designing a plan that will be supported by stakeholders and other organisational leaders. The critical review of the plan and its success is also addressed in the unit.
BUS705 - Leading a Strategic Management Project (15 Credits)
The unit will involve the learner in formulating research and methodologies to support a strategic management project. They will be required to critically evaluate options and data sources prior to presenting project outcomes.
BUS706 - Finance for Managers (15 Credits)
This unit is geared towards supporting learners in understanding and using financial information and data. This unit is important to learners as it supports decision making.
BUS707 - Strategic Direction (15 Credits)
The unit will explore the strategic aims and objectives of an organisation and their significance in setting direction, and identifying success and progress for the organisation. The unit will also explore where different strategic options may lead the organisation to change its direction.
BUS708 - Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking (15 Credits)
The unit will address the volume and complexity of data and information available to organisations and how to analyse, apply and determine its value in making strategic decisions.

Top-up Phase Modules

Stakeholder Management and Business Ethics (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to provide students with a critical understanding of the key concepts and theories of stakeholder management, reputation management and business ethics. Topics covered:
  • Political economy and moral philosophy
  • Models of ethical behaviour; ethical dilemmas
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Corporate governance
  • Reputation management and corporate branding
  • Ethical leadership and organizational development
  • Organisational culture
  • Stakeholder management
Operations Management and Change (20 credits)
This module will cover the role and function of Operations in different industries, Operations Strategy, Quality Management, Project Management, Operations Design and Management, Types of Organisational change, The Learning Organisation, Managing change in Organisations.
Strategic Management and Organisational Analysis (20 credits)
The aim of this module is to provide students with a critical and reflective orientation to the deep understanding of complex approaches to strategic management and organisational analysis. The module will develop a critical appreciation of core concepts and essential strategic and organisational management tools for understanding data and analysing decisions. Students will acquire the analytic skills needed to accomplish, defend and critique a strategic business analysis.
Professional Business Project (30 credits)
Final project
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Entry Requirements

A bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification

Should be at least 22 years of age

or

A minimum work experience of 5 years

Course Duration

12 to 15 Months

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Tuition Fee

Please contact admissions office by filling out the form to get details on the latest tuition fee.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process.

Enrol in Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma (First 120 credits of Masters)
You will be enrolled to the top-up stage (dissertation) upon completion of Level 7
Standard Route

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 8 instalments
Complete in 8 months
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 1 assignment per month
£220
/month
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Flexi Mode

Academic Pathway

Free Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Access to LMS
No monthly payments
Complete at your own pace
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Dedicated counselor
No additional bank charges
Career guidance & advise
£1,600
1-time
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Fast-Track

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 4 instalments
Complete in 4 months
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 2 assignments per month
£480
/month
Get Started
Total Fee £3,900
PAYMENT TERMS

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £3,900

  • Installment plans are available on request. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information!
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