|Application deadline:||None – rolling admissions|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||March 2015, May 2015, August 2015, October 2015, January 2016, March 2016|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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This is an American degree
The MBA aims to develop broadly educated business leaders who understand the nature of business as a whole and are equipped with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations.
You will explore information and theory from various disciplines, including accounting, ethics, economics, finance, marketing, production operations and strategic management.
The course emphasises the nature of competition and the strategic manoeuvring necessary to succeed.
If you do not have sufficient academic background in business-related studies, you may be required to take one or more pre-requisite modules.
Why should I choose this programme?
The global financial crisis has redefined standards, precipitated new thinking about organisations and imposed new governance structures. In addition, forces of economic globalisation, political transition, technical innovation and hybridisation create new opportunities and propose new definitions of work.
In this programme, you will delve into the issues most relevant to todays business world and learn how to prepare for them. The interdisciplinary approach to learning will prepare you to work in a wide range of industries and across all sectors.
MBA graduates are in demand. It is a qualification that gives credibility and distinction to the holder and is recognised both locally and globally.
Key skills, aims and objectives
The MBA will prepare you for a successful and rewarding career. It will equip you with skills and capabilities that are transferable across many industries and contexts, as well as knowledge of the latest business techniques and advanced business concepts.
You will gain:
* Transferable skills including communication, leadership, team building, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
* A global mind-set and intellectual creativity
* Job-specific skills including financial analysis, organisational design, environmental audits and assessment, situational awareness
Most students complete their degree in six terms over 14 months. Academically strong and dedicated students may complete the degree in five terms over 12 months.
This is an American degree. It is made up of units known as credit hours. Each class that you undertake will allow you to accumulate credit hours.
Most classes (modules) carry three credit hours. You must successfully complete at least 36 credit hours (12 modules) to complete the programme.
The main parts of your degree are the core modules. You will follow 8-10 core modules, depending on your chosen degree. These must be complemented with a selection of elective modules to make up the required total of 12 modules.
For some programmes, elective modules can be chosen from the full selection of MA, MS and MBA classes.
Professional skills development
In addition you will be expected to spend time in scholarship and research activities each term. All students undertake a mandatory, no-credit module in their first term (LIBR 5010 Professional Studies) which strengthens their academic skills in preparation for postgraduate study.
RUL also offers you the opportunity to undertake a sequential degree a second MA, MS or MBA degree following your first postgraduate degree.
If you have earned an MA, MS or an MBA from Webster University, or Masters or Doctorate from another regionally accredited college or university, or an international equivalent, you may apply for a sequential Masters degree by completing the core modules (minimum 21 credit hours) in your chosen degree.
Please note: the sequential Masters degrees in International Relations and Finance require completion of 27 hours of coursework.
We require successful completion of a Bachelors degree with a minimum 2.5 (out of 4.0) cumulative grade point average or its equivalent (e.g. 2:2 degree).
Students without sufficient academic background in business-related studies will be required to take between one and three pre-requisite modules in addition. Please refer to the structure tab for more information.
|TOEFL paper-based test score :||575|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||90|
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
US accredited degree
* This degree is awarded by Webster University, St. Louis, USA
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