MBA Master of Business Administration
Full-time - 15 months (including dissertation)
Our Master of Business Administration (MBA) is distinguished by its international focus, both in course content and student body. We have links with institutions around the world and with some of the leading business schools in Europe. The MBA course seeks to provide a higher level management qualification, building on London South Bank University´s twenty year experience of management education.
The dissertation is the third stage of the MBA and is equivalent to three modules, it requires students to apply the skills learnt on the programme to practical business problems.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
Managerial economics (20 credits)
Accounting and finance (20 credits)
Managing human resources (20 credits)
Managing strategy and change (20 credits)
Marketing management (20 credits)
Critical management inquiry (20 credits)
Dissertation, management project (60 credits)
Employment prospects are excellent. Successful students can, in addition to senior management roles, build a career in a variety of roles in consulting, marketing, finance and human resource management. In this respect the personal development emphasis on the course reflects the skills demanded for flexible roles in managing across a variety of organisational cultures and functions inside multinational companies.
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course.