Business Administration (Environment) MBA

  • Full or part time
    Part time & Online distance learning available
  • Course fees
  • Course Disciplines
  • Course Start
    September, January
  • Course Duration
    Minimum of 2.5 years part time (structured), Minimum of 3.5 years part time (unstructured)
  • MBA Program Type
    MBA

Course Description

Are you an experienced professional looking to progress to higher leadership and management roles?

The MBA Business Administration (Environment) is part of a brand new suite of MBAs, designed to provide leadership and management skills across the areas of Aviation, Environment, Executive and Resilience.

The University of the Highlands and Islands MBA suite has been developed using insight from employers on skills necessary for executives operating in a challenging global environment, an environment where striving for growth and opportunity is based on ethical behaviour, appreciation of diversity and ability to adapt to the demands of a fast-changing world.

The programme will develop your theoretical knowledge, practical wisdom, strategic managerial and personal skills essential for successful career enhancement in organisations with a global outlook. Our MBA programmes aim to provide you with the comprehensive knowledge, skillset and understanding required to enable you to become a senior manager or to enhance career progression to a higher level.

The programme is distinguished by its emphasis on ethical and responsible leadership and management, with a focus on developing executive excellence for the global future. Embracing innovation, entrepreneurship and technology, our MBA suite builds on 4 underlying pillars and key values:

  • Ethical awareness
  • Cultural readiness
  • Future readiness
  • Identifying growth and opportunity

Special features

  • The course is delivered online for maximum flexibility
  • Develop reflective learning skills based on your experience and peer-to-peer exchange, facilitated through the MBA hub
  • Participate in a wider dialogue via the MBA hub, between fellow students, business partners, local community and academic colleagues
  • An online induction programme will provide support and information, as well as an initial opportunity to interact and network via the hub

MBA

You will study 5 core modules:

  • Responsible leadership and management in the global environment
  • Research for business
  • Growth and opportunity through innovation
  • Change for sustainable futures
  • Masters research project

You will also study 2 option modules from the following:

  • Sustainable land use and renewable energy
  • Water management
  • Sustainable deer management
  • Biodiversity management

How will I study my course?

  • Part-time (structured)
  • Part-time (unstructured)
  • You will study through supported online learning using the university's virtual learning environment (VLE)

How long will my course last?

  • Part-time (structured): minimum of 2.5 years (3 years if completing the research project over 2 semesters)
  • Part-time (unstructured): minimum of 3.5 years

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness College UHI
  • Moray College UHI
  • Perth College UHI

Start date

  • September
  • January

What can I do on completion of my course?

The MBA Business Administration (Environment) is a bespoke course, tailored to your individual needs. It will equip you with critical skills and analytic competencies enabling you to continue with your chosen professional or academic developments.

Can I progress into further study?

The MBA Business Administration (Environment) provides excellent preparation and training for further advanced study in many areas of research. As such, you may wish to pursue a PhD or professional Doctorate studies within your chosen field.


Visit the Business Administration (Environment) MBA page on the University of the Highlands and Islands web site for more details!



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Application Procedure

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Further Information

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Entry Requirements

Honours degree, normally at 2:1 and not less than 2:2, or international equivalent
There is no barrier to entry based on the subject studied to degree level
Other professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
It is desirable that you have some post-study work experience
You will be asked to give us academic references before you can enrol and, where appropriate, provide employer references
You may be asked to undertake a short piece of assessment work

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