Business (BA Hons  at Bromley College)

MBA Master of Business Administration (GRADUATE)

Year of entry

20% Alumni discount

UK and EU Christ Church alumni are eligible for a 20% discount on self-funded Postgraduate Taught Masters and Masters by Research.

The MBA (Graduate) delivered at Canterbury Christ Church University will help you gain insights into the latest trends in international business, as well as UK private and public sector organisations.

With the experience of our leading team of University researchers and professional practice tutors, we will ensure the MBA (Graduate) programme maintains a pragmatic focus to enhance your new business career.

The course brings together theory and practice. We endeavour to work closely with regional businesses and there is an emphasis on work related learning and employability. For your third semester ‘management project’, you will carry out either a work related learning project, or a policy based study about a given industry sector.

The MBA (Graduate) at Canterbury has been designed for recent graduates (with little or no work experience) from all disciplines who want to embark upon a career within the public, private and independent sectors in the UK and abroad. An MBA (Graduate) is a Masters degree in business and is viewed as a key marketing asset for job hunters and a major developmental achievement for those progressing up the career ladder.

Core modules are:

  • Strategy and Globalisation
  • International Culture and Communication
  • Global Economics and Finance
  • Intercultural Leadership and Personal Development
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and the International Perspective
  • Work Related Learning and Employability
  • Research Methods
  • Management Project

You will leave to pursue careers in management consultancy, as well as work in retailing, manufacturing and services. With a strong emphasis on the development of employment skills, graduates go on to pursue various careers in business, management or policy making.

Teaching is made up primarily of interactive workshops, group discussion and project work. The programme encourages you to reflect on your own experience and to apply your learning to real and relevant organisational contexts. Most staff delivering the course are senior lecturers (with PhD’s).

There will also be a number of visiting speakers, encouraging contact and learning from managers and practitioners with up-to-date expertise who work in a range of organisations in the public and private sectors.

Learning is supporting by our Virtual Learning Environment (Blackboard).

There are no exams on this course. All summative assessment on 20 credit modules is based on a mix of assignments, presentations, reports, case-study analysis, group work and reflective pieces.

There is a final management project in semester 3 worth 60 credits. 

Fees

2017/18 tuition fees for this course

 UK/EUOverseas
Full-time £9,000 £11,500**
Part-time n/a n/a

Tuition fees for all courses which last more than one academic year are payable on an annual basis, except where stated.

There will be an annual inflationary increase in tuition fees for this course where the course lasts more than one academic year. The increase will reflect cost inflation in the University. Any inflationary increase will be no more than 3.5% for each year of your study. The increase will be calculated on the previous year’s tuition fees and not the tuition fees at the start of the course. The University aims to publish the tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year on the University’s website by 31st July 2017.

Government loans of up to £10,000 are available for some postgraduate Master’s courses for students starting their course from 1 August 2017. Loans are subject to both personal and course eligibility criteria. 

The rules around course eligibility mean that in some cases it may depend on how you are studying (full-time or part-time) as to whether you can apply for a postgraduate loan. To check whether your course is eligible, you can email the Student Fees Team or call 01227 923 948

Read more about postgraduate masters student loans.

Students may self-fund their course or a sponsor may fund or part-fund. Bursaries, scholarships and fee discounts may also be available.

Further information

**Overseas fee scholarships may be available. See further information about funding and scholarships or contact the International Office.

Additional course costs

Although we aim to minimise any additional costs to students over and above the course tuition fee, there will be some additional costs which students are expected to meet.

Costs applicable to all students

CategoryDescription
Text books Own purchase text books
Travel to other sites Where travel to other sites is required, this will be payable by the student
Library Fees and Fines Where students fail to return loaned items within the required time they will be responsible for the cost of any library fees and fines applicable
Printing & Photocopying The cost of printing and photocopying undertaken by students to support their individual learning are payable by the student
Graduation ceremonies It is free for the student to attend the ceremony itself. Guest tickets and robe hire / photography are additional costs payable by the student

General principle policy

The University’s general principles policy for additional course fees are set out here

CategoryIncluded in the tuition feeAdditional cost to student
Field trips (including trips abroad and trips to museums, theatres, workshops etc) Yes, if the trip contributes to the course (whether it is part of an optional or compulsory module), but not including food and drink. Yes, if the trip is not an essential part of the course but is offered as an enhancement or enrichment activity, or for a student’s personal development.
Travel and accommodation costs for placements  No

Travel and accommodation costs for professional placements within the Education and Health & Wellbeing Faculties.

Travel and accommodation costs for other work placements. 
Text books No Own purchase text books.
DBS / Health checks No Yes
Professional Body registration No Yes
Travel to other sites (e.g. travel to swimming pool for lessons) No Yes
Clothing / Kit Yes, where the clothing / kit is essential for Health & Safety reasons. Yes, where the clothing is kept by the student and not essential for health and safety reasons.
Learning materials Essential learning materials (excluding text books) in connection with the course. Additional materials beyond the standard provision essential for the course or where the costs are determined by the student’s area of interest and the outputs are retained by the student.
Library fees and fines No Yes
Printing and photocopying No Yes
Social events No, unless the event forms an essential part of the course. Yes, unless the event forms an essential part of the course.
Graduation ceremonies It is free for the student to attend the ceremony itself. Guest tickets and robe hire/ photography are additional costs payable by the student.

Applications for this course can be completed  online. The deadline for applications is normally 31st August 2017. Sometimes, later applications are considered.

For further information, please read our guidance on how to apply online.  For more information about the course, please contact:

For further information, please contact The Business School:

Email: business.school@canterbury.ac.uk

Tel: 01227 782197

Fact file

Length

  • 1 year full-time

Entry requirements

  • You will need an appropriate Honours degree (minimum 2.2, or equivalent qualification). If you are an international student (with a first degree from a non-UK higher education institution), you will also need to demonstrate English language proficiency, with a combined 6.5 IELTs score (or equivalent).

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