MBA Global

University of Aberdeen Online

Program Description

MBA Global

University of Aberdeen Online

The MBA (Global) from the University of Aberdeen is the only fully online MBA programme offered by one of the UK’s six ancient universities.

Explore forward-thinking and disruptive approaches to business alongside your international peers, while gaining essential skills in leadership, innovation, change management, strategy development, sales and marketing.

The programme also gives you the opportunity to personalise your MBA to suit your own career goals, by conducting research and case studies in areas that interest you as a professional.

EXPLORE INNOVATION AND DISRUPTION

Gain insight into the innovation process, and enhance your ability to think disruptively, develop market strategies and pitch your ideas.

MANAGE PROJECTS, CHANGE AND TEAMS

Develop the skills to plan & execute a successful project, implement organisational change and build & manage high-performance teams.

PERSONALISE YOUR MBA

Investigate the business issues that interest you, and choose from case studies in areas such as entrepreneurship, digital tech & change management.

Programme Structure and Course Content

The two-year programme is divided into four blocks that cover key business themes. Each block of 24 weeks consists of three courses.

There’s a week-long induction at the beginning of the programme, and a study break of at least one week between blocks. Please note, there may be additional holidays in your schedule depending on your start date.

BLOCK 1

UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF, YOUR BUSINESS & THE MARKET

  • Induction
  • The Leadership Challenge
  • Marketing And Sales Management
  • Business Model Innovation

BLOCK 2

PREPARING, IMPLEMENTING & EVALUATING

  • Leading And Managing Projects
  • Accounting And Finance For Managers
  • Managing Change

BLOCK 3

SCOPING, PLANNING & MOTIVATING

  • Strategy And Practice In A Dynamic World
  • Future Thinking
  • Leading And Managing High-Performance Teams

BLOCK 4

PERFORMANCE, PRACTICE & REFLECTION

  • Research Practice
  • Case Studies in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Change and the Digital Age
  • Developing Business Solutions

Entry Requirements

We consider all applicants on an individual basis and welcome applications from those with non-standard qualifications and from a variety of backgrounds.

However, to be eligible to enrol on the MBA (Global), you will normally fulfil the following requirements:

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

A British second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

English language skills will be assessed during the admissions process.*

*If we need further evidence of your English language proficiency, we may ask you to take one of the recognised tests such as IELTS.

How To Apply

The first step is to complete an application form.

You’ll then have an online discussion with an Admissions Advisor, who will be able to give you more information about the programme, answer any questions you have about studying with us, and advise you about fees and payment options.

Your advisor will ask you to provide evidence of your qualifications and experience. All of this takes place in a secure Admissions area.

Once in the Admissions area, you can complete your application.

Assessment

The MBA (Global) is assessed entirely by coursework. We believe that assessment should be an integral part of your learning – allowing you to use your knowledge, skills and experience in context.

There are three types of assessment, each of which will mirror practice:

THEORY INTO PRACTICE

Critique and adopt a new theory or framework in your own professional context.

GROUP CHALLENGES

Address business challenges and devise innovative solutions by working collaboratively in teams.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Reflect on your learning experience and acquired knowledge to develop your management skills.

Fees

The tuition fee for the MBA (Global) programme is £17,200. You have the choice of three payment options:

  • 1 Instalment of £17,200
  • 2 Instalments of £8,600
  • 4 Instalments of £4,300

University of Aberdeen alumni will receive a 20% scholarship towards their tuition fee. Electing to incorporate face-to-face events will incur an additional charge.

Funding

England

MBA (Global) candidates who are normally resident in England may be eligible for tuition fee loan funding through Student Finance England. Contact them directly for further details.

Canada

The Canadian Government provides student loans and grants to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

To find out more about student financial assistance available for the MBA (Global) in your province or territory of residence, please visit Canada’s “How to Apply” page.

Sweden

Swedish MBA (Global) candidates can apply for loans for tuition from the Swedish Government. Individual assessments are made in each case.

Why Study the MBA (Global)?: Interview with MBA Student Mary Moyalan.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 13, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 22, 2018
Duration
Duration
2 years
Part time
Price
Price
17,200 GBP
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Deadline
Oct. 22, 2018
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Locations
United Kingdom - Aberdeen, Scotland
Start date : Oct. 22, 2018
Application deadline Oct. 22, 2018
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Dates
Oct. 22, 2018
United Kingdom - Aberdeen, Scotland
Application deadline Oct. 22, 2018
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