MBA - 6 credit structure

From May 2019, all MBA students will be taking the revised 15 credit course MBA.

For those students still on the 6 credit system, please see below for programme detail.

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Programme Information

MBA programme structure

The MBA programme is comprised of five stages:

STAGE 1

12 compulsory modules:
4.701 Financial Accounting and Analysis
4.702 Managing Information and Technology
4.704 Management Accounting and Analysis
4.705 Marketing Management
4.709 Operations Management
4.710 Cross-Cultural Behaviour and Negotiation
4.711 Business Quantitative Methods
4.712 Organisational Behaviour and Leadership
4.713 Economic Decision-Making
4.720 Business Strategy and Change Management
4.751 Business Research and Analytics
4.783 Project Management

STAGE 2

Plus five compulsory modules for the specialisation of your choice:

International Business

Choose any five of the following:

4.703 World Economy and Money Markets
4.708 International Business Law
4.714 Global Enterprise and International Trade
4.716 International Marketing
4.782 International Supply Chain Management
4.795 International Finance and Risk Management

Finance

4.703 World Economy and Money Markets
4.790 Corporate Finance
4.792 Financial Statement Analysis
4.794 Valuations and Investment Decision Analysis
4.795 International Finance and Risk Management

Marketing

4.714 Global Enterprise and International Trade
4.716 International Marketing
4.727 Services Marketing
4.750 Strategic Marketing
4.754 Product Development and Brand Management

Operations and Logistics

4.728 Operations Strategy and Technology
4.729 Quality Management
4.754 Product Development and Brand Management
4.782 International Supply Chain Management
4.787 Events Operations Management

STAGE 3

Plus elective modules selected from the following list:

Field Study pathway - nine elective modules or eight elective modules with 4.740 Accounting Framework.

Internship pathway - seven elective modules or six elective modules with 4.740 Accounting Framework.

Dissertation pathway - One module with 4.718 Research Methods or 4.718 Research Methods only with 4.740 Accounting Framework.

4.703 World Economy and Money Markets
4.707 Human Resource Management
4.708 International Business Law
4.714 Global Enterprise and International Trade
4.716 International Marketing
4.718 Business Research Methods (Dissertation pathway)
4.719 Advanced Management of Information Systems
4.724 E-Business
4.725 Entrepreneurship / New Ventures
4.727 Services Marketing
4.728 Operations Strategy and Technology
4.729 Quality Management
4.750 Strategic Marketing
4.754 Product Development and Brand Management
4.771 Managing in Highly Regulated Environments
4.772 Legal and Ethical Issues for Practising Professionals
4.773 Managing in Dynamic Socio-Economic Sectors
4.782 International Supply Chain Management
4.787 Events Operations Management
4.790 Corporate Finance
4.792 Financial Statement Analysis
4.794 Valuations and Investment Decision Analysis
4.795 International Finance and Risk Management

Note that students entering the programme with no prior financial accounting background will be required to select 4.740 Accounting Framework in place of one elective module (or for Dissertation pathway students in the International Business/Finance/Operations and Logistics specialisations only, 4.740 Accounting Framework will replace the selection of a module from another specialisation at Stage 2).

STAGE 4

Plus one compulsory module for all pathways:
4.706 International Strategic Management

STAGE 5

Plus a research module:
A two-month Field Study (4.797) after completing 27 modules
A three-month Internship (4.798) after completing 25 modules
A six-month Dissertation (4.799) after completing 20 modules