Business Administration - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

Final award and programme/pathway title

MBA Business Administration

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
PGDip Business Administration
PGCert Business Administration

Professional recognition

Association of MBAs (AMBA)
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time PKA64001 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits
Part-time PKA64003 180 credits and 90 ECTS credits

JACs code

N200, N200

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Business and Management (Master)

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Surrey Business School

Programme Leader

MAHON C Mr (SBS)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/09/2017

Educational aims of the programme

To provide a programme which is both educationally sound and directly relevant to those areas of industry, commerce, the professions and the public sector which MBA graduates tend to enter and from which MBA candidates are to be recruited

To develop analytical abilities, using concepts derived from a wide range of academic disciplines, directed towards business problem solving in an international and digital environment

To develop international business leaders with the vision, knowledge, creativity, skills, ethics and entrepreneurial ability necessary to take an integrated, critically aware, dynamic and strategic view of organisations and to play an effective role within them

To provide students with managerial competence in a variety of applied skills

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Understand the concept of leadership through strategic management K
Know and understand organisations and their stakeholders, the external context in which they operate and how they are management from a sustainable and long term perspective K
Integrate their learning from a comprehensive range of managerial subject areas to understand and address complex situations holistically K
Understand global management issues K
Be able to analyse, synthesise and solve complex unstructured business problems C
Integrate new knowledge with previous learning and experiences C
Apply consistently in depth knowledge and understanding, based on previous work experience and advanced study, to complex business situations P
Apply strategic management skills at a senior level in changing business environments P
Transform organisations through strategic leadership, intellectual rigour and professional ethical values P
Lead and develop people in organisations P
Act in a self-directed and autonomous manner in planning and implementing projects P
Communicate effectively and interact with a range of groups and individuals through interpersonal skills T
Make sound judgements with incomplete data and communicate conclusions clearly to a range of audiences T
Take responsibility for the continuous development of their knowledge and skills T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied full-time over one academic year, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7*. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)
*some programmes may contain up to 30 credits at FHEQ level 6.

Part-time

This Master's Degree programme is studied part-time over two academic years, consisting of 180 credits at FHEQ level 7*. All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits)
- Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits)
*some programmes may contain up to 30 credits at FHEQ level 6.

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.