|Study Guide to Masters and Bachelors Degree Courses|
|Warnborough University MBA|
8 Vernon Place,|
Canterbury, Kent CT1 3WH United Kingdom
|Tel. No.||+44 (0)1227 762 107|
|Fax No.||+44 (0) 1227 762 108|
MBA - Master of Business Administration
eMBA - Executive Master of Business Administration
|Type of courses||Available as a full-time or part-time programme. Distance learning available.|
|Length of courses||12 to 18 months.|
|Date of commencement|| See academic calendars of Learning Centres, 1st of any month (distance learning)
Rolling admissions. If accepted, can be enrolled for the next start date.
|Class Size||Maximum of 12 students per class.|
|Student accommodation||Check with Learning Centres. Family/host accommodation available in the UK. On-campus accommodation available in Kent campus from November 2002. Self-catering options on request.|
EU students: GBP100 per credit
International students: GBP150 per credit
Distance Learning: US$100 per credit regardless of origin.
|Financial assistance||Students are eligible to apply for scholarships. US residents can apply for the International Student Loan Program (ISLP) loans through Educaid.|
|Admission requirements||Admittance to the MBA programme is based on academic background, career experience, motivation and command of English. Ideally, a candidate should possess one of the following:
- A first degree awarded by a recognised college/university/institution of higher learning OR
- A National Diploma or Certificate supported by appropriate experience.
However, we welcome applicants from mature students over the age of 25 who do not possess a first degree, and from candidates whose first language in not English. Such students should have at least four (4) years of experience in a management, professional or administrative capacity, and proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL 550 or equivalent).
There are no graduate entrance examinations and foreign language requirements. Transfer students from other MBA programmes and postgraduate degree holders may receive advanced placement. All candidates will be considered on their individual merits.
|Countries of origin||Many countries are represented.|
|Ratio of men/women||3:2|
|Age range||25 - 55|
|Average Work Experience||6.5 Years|
|Contact for application||As above|
Life is like a game of chess. There are winners and losers. The Warnborough MBA aims to provide the necessary skills to win on the global chessboards. The focus is on acquiring essential business knowledge, sharpening communication and negotiating techniques, and learning how to manage new technologies. It is not top heavy with theory but addresses the imbalance between theory and practice.
The MBA can be done in two stages. Stage 1 consists of 6 compulsory modules. You can choose from three different options for Stage 2. Programme content, structures and study methods are flexible. The MBA can be customised to suit personal, institutional or corporate needs. There is also excellent support for open learning, and for those studying at learning centres.
Whether you're an ambitious professional or an aspiring entrepreneur, the Warnborough MBA will enhance your abilities and sharpen your business and management skills.
Don't be a pawn, be a player and win - it's your move.
MBA500 Management of Learning
MBA501 Strategic Finance
MBA502 Business Policy and Planning
MBA503 International Business Management
MBA504 Project Management
MBA505 Personal and Leadership Skills
Stage 2: Option 1
Choose any four modules from the list below.
MBA510 Strategic Management
MBA511 Strategic Analysis
MBA520 Operations Management
MBA530 International Marketing Management
MBA540 Information Management
MBA541 Electronic Business
MBA551 Innovation Management
MBA560 Management of Change
MBA570 Business Ethics
MBA580 Management Consultancy
Stage 2: Option 2
MBA600 Management Application Project
This is a very practical project which enables students to use the knowledge gained in the core MBA modules and demonstrate the overall expertise so valued in business administration. By conducting a substantive, systematic, rigorous and independent investigation into pre-selected workplace problems and issues, students will produce a work that is not only meaningful to themselves but also useful for application in the business world. The resulting report should be a minimum of 25,000 words.
Stage 2: Option 3
The ACCA Diploma in Financial Management
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offers a Diploma in Financial Management. It is an accredited UK qualification respected throughout the world. Students must register directly with the ACCA. Examinations are held in June and December.