The MBA is an internationally recognised and respected qualification for managers. Applicants are from both the public and private sectors in the UK and abroad.
The teaching programme is aimed at those who are looking to develop their careers and at 'high flyers' that need an understanding of all the major functions of business providing generalist knowledge for prospective leaders.
In addition to enhancing successful students' career prospects, the course aims to encourage independent and creative thinkers. This is done by following the UK Quality Assurance Agency guidelines in giving students a 'strong practical and professional orientation' differentiating it from other masters programmes.
All students complete seven taught modules, (five compulsory core modules and two optional modules), together with a final project.
Cardiff campus-based MBA graduates maybe entitled to the following ACCA qualification exemptions*:
• Business and Technology
• Management Accounting
• Financial Accounting
Cardiff campus-based MBA graduates may also receive the following CIMA exemptions*:
- BA1 Fundamentals of Business Economics
- BA2 Fundamentals of Management Accounting
- BA3 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
- BA4 Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law
- E1 Managing Finance in a Digital World
- P1 Management Accounting
- F1 Financial Reporting
*The above exemptions are provided for information only. It is the graduates’ responsibility to make formal applications to relevant professional bodies directly and pay for the exemptions. The exact exemptions are awarded at the sole discretion of the professional bodies.
This degree will undergo a periodic review in 2023/4 to ensure the course content is and remains current. Should any changes to course content be made as a result of the review, all applicants will be informed once changes are confirmed.