Core modules – 140-credits:
- Strategic Management (20-credits)
- Operations Management (20-credits)
- Strategic Marketing (20-credits)
- Strategic HRM (20-credits)
- Accounting, Economics and Finance (AEF) for Decision Markers (20-credits)
- Management Report & Research Methods (40 credits)
Option subjects – 40-credits:
- Management of Change (20-credits)
- Management Consultancy (20-credits)
- Work-based Learning Module (20-credit)
Completion of a 8,000-word management report based on a real world management problem, utilising both current theory and practice. Each student on the course will be allocated to a subject expert and have access to an online research methods module. Students will have six months to complete this work. Prizes for best student and best management report are awarded at the end of the course.
Learning & Teaching
The Executive MBA is designed to:
Be action-oriented - the programme design, with its work-based assignments and leadership challenges, helps you apply your learning and ensure that as your abilities grow, your organisation reaps the benefits.
Build a foundation of knowledge - on the Executive MBA we help you grow your knowledge from the ground up via core courses that refresh your existing skills and secure your understanding of key management topics.
Offers customised learning - which will give you the ideal opportunity to broaden your experience, focus on subjects of particular interest and tailor your Executive MBA to your specific needs.
Provide a hands-on approach - to management topics, inviting business leaders and thinkers into the programme to work with you on live case studies that allow you to explore new industries and test new approaches.
Offer complete flexibility - modules are completed in self-contained blocks. The programme can be completed within two to five years with the option to vary the number of modules taken each year to suit your lifestyle, work and personal commitments.
Focus on leadership development - which is geared to developing your knowledge of business functions and their interactions, and to building your ability to manage and lead in complex organisational situations. It dovetails seamlessly with our existing, highly successful portfolio of leadership courses.
The programme is completed in weekend study (normally one weekend a month) and is comprised of five core subjects, two electives and finally a management report.
Furthermore all course work on this Executive MBA can be focused on your company so adding significant value to your studies.
Employability & Careers
This Cardiff School of Management Executive MBA has been designed to be very flexible and to link into the existing executive courses in CSM. Credits achieved on these other executive courses can be transferred to the Executive MBA.
Entry Requirements & How to Apply
Applicants should normally have one of the following:
- A Honours degree at least 2:2 and at least four years management work experience
- Other professional qualifications such as CIM or CIMA will also be considered plus four years management work experience.
whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of
fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full
details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please
visit the International pages on the website.
How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made direct to the university via our self-service facility. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply.
If you are interested in using credit from another institution, or have obtained qualifications and/or experience to study for a course at Cardiff Met, you can find further information on this as well as information on how to apply on the RPL page.
Tuition Fees and Financial Support:
For up to date information on tuition fees and the financial support that may be available. Please refer to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees.
· For those studying over 2-years: 50% of the fees are due each year
· For those studying over 3-years: 33% of the fees are due each year