Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full Time
This pathway is designed for managers within the public sector. In addition to the common modules undertaken by all MBA students, you will also look at best practice within public service organisations, including analysing some of the challenges and opportunities that may be specific to your sector. You will have the opportunity to meet like-minded people who may be in similar roles to you, so it’s also an ideal opportunity to network and share good practice with colleagues.
The programme of study introduces innovative business theory in a practical context. You will learn how to integrate cutting-edge research and practice across all key business areas to achieve business transformation, whether you work in a public or private sector organisation.
During the course, you will develop key leadership skills such as creativity, innovation, collaboration and problem solving. The MBA is grounded in principles that underpin business today and will give you a fresh strategic approach to the issues managers face.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
This challenging course will expose you to all areas of business through a diverse range of modules. You will study core areas of business with an emphasis on the strategic nature of decision-making. A critical part of the University of South Wales’s MBA is exploring how people impact on business thinking and the systems that can enhance this fundamental part of an organisation.
The University is also host to a vibrant, multicultural environment that provides an excellent opportunity for you to gain an international perspective to business, and different cultures and practices.
Learning and teaching methods
Taught sessions are delivered by passionate and knowledgeable tutors, in addition to self-guided study, lectures, seminars, group work and exercises. You will have the opportunity to strategically analyse organisations, deliver presentations, and prepare marketing and business plans.
Alongside your studies, you will also be part of a study visit to see first-hand how different companies operate. You are also encouraged to attend the many guest lectures organised by the Business School, to broaden your understanding of important subject areas.
Our MBA transforms ambitious and committed managers into senior and influential business professionals. You will gain fluency in the language and practice of business to operate in a dynamic environment.
Studying the MBA at the University of South Wales also gives you links to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).