Giving you the opportunity to engage with business and investigate real world situations and challenges, the graduate MBA allows you to experience a diverse range of contemporary business areas.
Professional mentoring and studying in collaboration with Chartered Management Institute (CMI) support will shape your leadership development to succeed in your career. You’ll be taught by top industry professionals and have access to networking events that will build and enhance relationships with professional contacts within the industry.
Solent’s School of Business, Law and Communications has extensive business experience at senior level, management consulting experience and research interests in applied business and management, which help to ensure that the course delivery retains an up to date business focus.
On completion, graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills to both diagnose and analyse modern business challenges and to develop innovative and value-adding strategies. In addition, they will be in a good position to pursue further study and achieve Chartered Manager (CMgr) status.
What does this course lead to?
A graduate MBA can improve prospects for a wide range of careers.
Example careers are:
- operations manager,
- finance manager,
- area manager,
- business development,
- marketing, and
Who is this course for?
Our graduate MBA programme is ideally suited to the international student who wants to increase their business administration knowledge, strategic management, operations management, marketing or Human Resources.
- Business Skills for Leadership
This module is primarily concerned with the development of skills, and specifically seeks to develop and improve a range of definable skills that are pivotal to successful management practice and to effective leadership.
- International Business Issues and Practice
This module examines some of the most important contemporary international business issues and practice faced by organisations, raising students’ awareness and preparing them for the challenges which they might face in a decision-making role in their career.
- Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
This module will develop the students’ knowledge of enterprise and entrepreneurship to respond to the global innovative economy where needs and opportunities are evolving faster and more fluidly than ever before.
- Management of Strategy and Organisational Change
The module considers the issues of Strategy and Change Management within complex organisational environments.
- Management Research Methods
This module will develop the skills of inquiry and management research required primarily for the Management/Consultancy/Work based project but also to, some extent, for all the programme modules.
- International Management in Context
This module exposes the student to the theories, research and practice that have created advances in the field of contemporary management by considering international/multinational/global examples and cases that relate to these theories and practices in exploiting and enhancing competitive advantage.
- Continued Personal and Professional Development
This module aims to highlight the importance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and to bring together all aspects of CPD and for the student to make and explain their learning and professional objectives.
- Final Project
This module gives you the opportunity to apply your research and analytical skills to an area of business and management which is of interest to you and is defined in your research proposal.