BPP University MBA
BPP University’s International MBA is a prestigious Master’s degree for individuals looking to build their business capabilities and shape their career. This programme will educate you in the essential areas of business to help you succeed in your career. The International MBA enables students to acquire a wide range of 21st-century workplace skills, building on competencies and character qualities in addition to the development of specialist knowledge. This programme is available to individuals with a minimum of two years’ work experience – this may have been gained during undergraduate studies.
|Location**London City||Start DateSeptember, January and May|
September and May with ESAP
|Length of programme12-months, full-time|
18-months, full-time with Employability Skills & Academic Practice (ESAP) module
|Modes of studyClassroom|
|AssessmentAssessment will comprise of a mixture of group coursework, individual assignments and an exam.|
|How to applyPlease apply direct or for more information request a call back|
The programme is delivered in a distinctive and innovative way that will strengthen your current knowledge and skill set and further develop business capabilities that will last you a professional lifetime. The programme adopts a building block approach and focuses on five key pillars from day one:
Pillar 1: Boot Camp
This compulsory training week is designed to bring all students together on an equal footing at the start of the programme. The knowledge acquired at Boot Camp will be used as a base for the first study module: ‘Organisational Context’.
Pillar 2: Two Module Blocks
The International MBA focuses on just two taught modules at a time. This allows students to immerse themselves in the content of those modules and to have more time for recommended reading and group work.
Pillar 3: Live Business Simulation(s)
The introduction of business simulation ‘games‘ into specific modules of the programme focuses on practical learning. Teams of students work within a competitive setting, in which you apply your skills in key areas such as strategy development and decision making, using a wide set of variables. Importantly, business simulations take place in your own time allowing you to forge strong relationships and networks throughout the programme – learning from peers and gaining international business contacts.
Pillar 4: Assessment Strategy
Individual and group assignments, examinations, business games, reflective statements, coursework presentations and peer assessments will be used to develop and assess academic, professional and practical skills.
Pillar 5: Contextual Capability Building
BPP University is the university for the professions – where practitioner experience complements teaching skills and educational qualifications. Our faculty brings with it a wealth of business experience from diverse industries and global markets. Many come with backgrounds gained from multinational Fortune 500 organisations, others with experience in entrepreneurial pursuits and not-for-profit sectors. All of our team embrace a practical, hands-on approach that is relevant to real business situations.
Employability Skills and Academic Practice module (ESAP)*
Our Employability Skills and Academic Practice module (ESAP)* is designed to enhance your employability by developing your career ready and transferable skills. This module is a feature of the 18-month full-time programme. It gives you the opportunity to complete your Master’s with practical work experience. This work experience can be a paid or unpaid job, short-term internship, employer-led or Professional Body project, consultancy work or volunteering.
For more information visit our Professional Development and Employability Modules page
On successful completion of BPP University’s International MBA you will also be eligible to receive a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 Certificate.
Students wishing to study the International MBA will require:
- A minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree from a UK or a recognised overseas university or an equivalent international qualification; or
- An acceptable professional qualification equivalent such as the CMI, ILM, CIM at level 6 or above; or
- A minimum of two-years of work experience (which may have been gained concurrently with studies). Proof will be required
Following a review of applications, candidates may be required to:
- Attend a face-to-face or Skype interview; or
- Take part in a telephone interview; or
- Submit a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score of 580 or above
If you do not think you meet the entry requirements, but have other qualifications or work experience, please contact us and we can review your options
If your first language is not English you will need an IELTS level 6.5 (overall) or equivalent, plus a minimum of 6.0 in all components in addition to the above entry requirements.
If you have the minimum of 6.0 in any component, you will be required to attend In-sessional Study Skills Support classes, alongside the programme during the first term of studies, at no additional cost.
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