THE UNIVERSITY OF LAW

Entrepreneurship

MBA  |  Placement Year:   No

The MBA Entrepreneurship will provide students with advanced knowledge of strategic management practices, entrepreneurship and leadership along with the skills to manage and lead change.

 

The programme takes place within an interactive learning environment to support and enhance professional insights and build a network of academics, business professionals, fellow students, professional bodies and alumni.  Students will develop both the knowledge and skills required to accelerate their career. High quality teaching combined with practical learning ensures that students are able to apply this new knowledge. The programme delivers learning through a variety of methods from workshops, coaching sessions, masterclasses and company visits.

Programme description

The MBA Entrepreneurship will provide students with advanced knowledge of strategic management practices, entrepreneurship and leadership along with the skills to manage and lead change.

 

The programme takes place within an interactive learning environment to support and enhance professional insights and build a network of academics, business professionals, fellow students, professional bodies and alumni.  Students will develop both the knowledge and skills required to accelerate their career. High quality teaching combined with practical learning ensures that students are able to apply this new knowledge. The programme delivers learning through a variety of methods from workshops, coaching sessions, masterclasses and company visits.

Key Modules

This course has been developed for professionals from any discipline who are looking to advance in their current role or enhance their career to progress into senior management and leadership roles.

 

The MBA Entrepreneurship specialism is also suitable for those seeking to start their own venture, pursue careers in start-ups or corporate organizations with a culture of innovation. 

 

You’ll graduate from this programme with a solid understanding of management and entrepreneurship and ready to succeed in leadership roles.

Module & Subject

GLOBAL BUSINESS STRATEGY AND LEADERSHIP 

This module will teach you about global corporate strategy and leadership, increasing your confidence in planning and executing strategic changes, taking ethical factors into account. You will also become equipped with a critical understanding of the relevant concepts, theories and frameworks that will enable you to develop your competence in leadership and strategic decision making. This module focuses on the positioning of and solutions for improving competitive strategy in a global context.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT 

This module will enable you to critically evaluate core theories, models and concepts of leadership. In addition you will learn the best practices and skills used in a professional environment, focusing on how to become an effective human resource practitioner using practical leadership skills.  You will develop an understanding of how competitive advantage for organisations can be gained through developing people in practice; performance management; managing talent; change management and the role of HR analytics in supporting development and performance management.

BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT 

This module will develop your understanding of operations and performance management. You will be able to critically evaluate the effects of the growing influence of a global economy and its effect on performance and operations management of multinational companies. You will learn how to analyse the principles and trends in performance measurement and control.  You will develop an understanding of how the operations and IT functions contribute to an organisation’s competitiveness, strategic direction and change management.

RESEARCH METHODS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND DISSERTATION/PROJECT 

Here, you will critically evaluate a business issue of your choice. The module will equip you with the methods, techniques and skills of research to enable you to identify a complex business issue within a professional environment.  You will then have the opportunity to plan, execute and analyse the research results in order to document your work.  Students have the choice to work on a research dissertation or practice focused project which could include documentary.  This project demands rigorous research, analysis and academic interpretation to maximise knowledge in the relevant field.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP MODULES

You will select one of the following two elective modules:

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION 

This module will enable you to develop a critical understanding of the opportunities and challenges established companies and start-ups face concerning entrepreneurship and innovation. You will be able to evaluate the strategic issues facing small enterprises at the various stages in their life cycle, from start-up through growth and into decline. You will be able to evaluate entrepreneurship and the role of the entrepreneur in business success and failure. You will develop your knowledge of business planning along with and be aware of the information and financial support available to small enterprises.

TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE AND BUSINESS GROWTH 

This module will focus on business renewal and transformational change while exploring growth strategies. You will be able to critically evaluate the role of sustainability and effects of business growth.  You will analyse trends in technology, big data and innovation and how these contribute competitive advantage. You will develop a critical appreciation of the drivers for business renewal, growth and transformational change and understand how leaders manage change. You will be able to critically evaluate the impact of leadership, partnerships and culture on global entrepreneurship.  

Entry Requirements

For Postgraduate Business Degrees

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications.     
  • International requirements - an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For MScGlobal Accounting

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree in a numerate area (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business with Accounting or Finance etc.),
  • International requirements - an English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
  • Students who have achieved fully exam qualified status from a professional accountancy body are also eligible (e.g. ACCA/CIMA papers; fully exam qualified - all 14 papers completed).

Non-standard entry criteria

Non-standard applicants are welcome to apply for the postgraduate programmes offered by The University of Law’s Business School.

Scenario 1

Applicants possessing an undergraduate degree below 2.2 (3rd or ordinary) should have the following:

  • A professional qualification at level 6 or above from a business professional body, e.g. CIM, CMI, CFA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, etc.

Or

  • At least 2 years of proven work experience at the middle or senior management level within an organisation. They should be working or have recently left work. Applicants returning to work, but with the appropriate work experience, will also be considered.

Scenario 2

Non-standard applicants without an undergraduate degree should have the following:

  •  A professional qualification at level 6 or above from a business professional body, e.g. CIM, CMI, CFA, ACCA, CIMA, CIPD, etc.

And

  • At least 3 years of proven work experience at the middle or senior management level within an organisation. They should be working or have recently left work. Applicants returning to work, but with the appropriate work experience, will also be considered.

 

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  14500.00
Course Level:  POSTGRADUATE
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,November)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  London Bloomsbury
Intake Deadline
JANUARY