About the Course
Stage 1 & 2
The first two stages of the programme encompass the Postgraduate Diploma, where students undertake taught modules in the core areas of;
– Research Lectures and Seminars
Stage 3A AND 3B
Dissertation and MBA Qualification
Individual supervision and ongoing support
3A - The MBA programme requires the student to have a minimum of two years management experience. Those who have accumulated an appropriate set of management competencies, as assessed by the submission of a Management Competency Report, may choose to write an MBA instead of an MSc dissertation and thus complete their MBA in approximately 12 months full-time or two years part-time.
3B – Students without the required management experience can complete their MSc dissertation exiting with an MSc in International Business. Refer to Stage 4 on how students upgrade their MSc to an MBA qualification.
MBA Top Up
Those graduates with no prior management experience, who have completed their MSc, may subsequently, normally within a two year period, submit, with mentor supervision, two reports based on experiential learning in the workplace.
The successful completion of these reports enables them to replace their MSc qualification with an MBA, if the management experience referenced in 3A has been achieved.