|Master of Business Administration|
1 Year Full-Time or 2 Years Part-Time, Master of Business Administration
The MBA has been developed to meet the high standards expected from today's managers and satisfy the employment market demands. It seeks to prepare its participants for careers of responsibility in the private and/or public sector by providing a comprehensive and integrated sequence of modules which develop understanding and skills in the areas of management. It cultivates academic excellence and individual development. It provides students with the tools which will enable them to realise their potential as individuals and members of the community.
The programme aims:
The programme consists of two parts, the taught part and the dissertation.
The taught part is of a duration of 10 months and consists of five terms. This part has a modular structure, each module having a value of 4 credits. The student must normally earn a minimum of 72 credits and shall therefore study 18 modules. The modules are classified as Foundation, Core and Electives.
Foundation modules aim at providing students with the basic knowledge necessary to cope with the contemporary management principles and practices. Students with business or economic background may be exempted from modules if they present satisfactory equivalent preparation in these two areas.
Core modules are intended to provide the student with a clear understanding of strategic management theories and practices and how to cope with the problems involved in profit and non-profit organizations. There are 40 credits of core subjects to be earned. Students are required to follow all core subjects.
A number of elective modules are offered, designed to strengthen the student's areas of interest. Students are required to take a minimum of two such modules. Electives are chosen in consultation with the Head of the Business Department or the Course Supervisor.
A dissertation is required to be submitted as partial fulfilment of the MBA degree requirements. The dissertation normally reflects the studentsΥ interest in specific areas and is intended to integrate both theoretical and practical components. Students are expected to begin working on their dissertation from the beginning of the third term of study. Submission of the dissertation is allowed after successful completion of the taught part.
Advantages for the holders of the MBA Degree:
In today's competitive and complex global environment, where more than ever before, efficiency and competence are paramount for success, the MBA qualification: