MASTER BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A)
Once candidates have completed the Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management (L7DBM) they are eligible to apply onto an accelerated study option directly with Cardiff Metropolitan University and be awarded an MBA in Information Technology via distance learning. The MBA course is specifically designed for career enhancement.
Enhance your business skills and accelerate your career into senior management by completing the Postgraduate Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (L7DBM) through online self-study. Candidates must study and pass six units; this includes two core units and four electives. Successful L7DBM graduates can now progress onto the Cardiff Metropolitan University MBA.
Year 1. 120 credits delivered at the Post. Dip Full Time in Thailand.
International Marketing Strategy- Students will develop a critical understanding of international marketing strategy in the context of global operations. Students will learn to effectively satisfy the strategic objectives of organisations in domestic markets and across national borders.
Project Management – Students will be introduced to the discipline and profession of project management and learn transferable skills that help them succeed in a project environment.
Leadership, People and Change – Students will develop a keen understanding of the modern complexities of and new thinking about how to lead successful organisations in the turmoil of today’s business environment.
Project Management. – Students will be introduced to the discipline and profession of project management and learn transferable skills that help them succeed in a project environment.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Students will understand that entrepreneurship is a key area of businesses. It applies to small sole traders and large corporations. The link with innovation is symbiotic and the focus of this unit on both areas highlights how enterprises grow and the benefits and risks to innovation.
Strategic Management – Students will gain a thorough understanding of the process of strategy formation, development and implementation to improve organisational performance and create competitive advantage.
Year 2. 60 credits delivered online at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Successful L7DBM graduates can now progress onto the Cardiff Metropolitan University MBA
The course content is made up of two parts and takes approximately seven (7) months to complete.
Due to the current climate, the course is delivered through a distance learning mode of study; information and guidance given to the student mirrors which would have ordinarily been given during the induction week at either Cardiff Metropolitan University or one of our partners. There are scheduled interactive webinars for Research Methods followed by one to one sessions with a designated supervisor for the Dissertation. Help and guidance is provided along the way plus online tools to support development. On successful completion of the course, the student receives a Cardiff Metropolitan University certificate in ‘Master of Business Administration’ as well as a transcript and HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report). The student is also invited to attend the graduation ceremony based in Cardiff.
The course consists of the Research Methods module (20 credits) and the Dissertation (40 credits) on a topic of their choice, making it a popular option for individuals committed to developing their careers in senior management.
The Research Methods module introduces research as practised in business and management disciplines. Following satisfactory completion of the module, students will progress to the dissertation.