Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship (Master of Business Administration)

  • Full or part time
    Part time & On campus available
  • Course fees
  • Course Disciplines
    Organisational Development Office Administration Business & Management - Other Management Studies Business Strategic Management
  • Course Start
    See Course
  • Course Duration
    2 years part-time
  • MBA Program Type
    MBA

Course Description

The programme and qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers and those seeking to develop their managerial and leadership skills, specifically: learning how to use and develop evidence-based approaches to strategy formulation; using business cases as part of scenario planning; to enhance skills through practice; and how to manage self in order to manage others more effectively.

The modules studied will facilitate and encourage critical thinking. In addition, the modules have been designed to foster and innovative and creative ways to manage and lead in order to achieve optimal organisational performance through people. Embedded within the programme are 5 “Big Ideas” which reflect and project the ethos of the School and its programming; namely: namely: advocacy; plurality; accountability; empowerment and application.

These big ideas shape the curriculum and in so doing prepare participants for the challenges of executive management and leadership. Upon completion of the programme you will be able to think and act strategically; be an effective decision-maker; be able to better motivate staff through creating and supporting high performance culture and have created a clear career development pathway.

Course modules

Full downloadable information regarding all University of Suffolk courses, including Key Facts, Course Aims, Course Structure and Assessment, is available in the Definitive Course Record.

  • Consultancy Management OR Consultancy Management with International Business
  • Managing Through Finance (Mandatory)
  • Managing Strategic Change (Mandatory)
  • Organizational Behaviour (Mandatory)
  • Project Management (Mandatory)
  • Strategic Marketing (Mandatory)
  • Research Methods (Mandatory)
  • Dissertation (Mandatory)

Career opportunities

Provides participants with a career oriented qualification that provides opportunities for advancement relevant to the private, public and third sectors.


Visit the Senior Leader Master’s Degree Apprenticeship (Master of Business Administration) page on the University of Suffolk web site for more details!

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Entry Requirements

Hold a degree with a 2:2 ( minimum) classification or equivalent from undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, or:

A professional qualification of graduate status, or;
An HND/HNC and have three years management experience, or;
Have five years significant management experience, plus;
Level 2 in English and Maths.

Applicants are required to have GCSE English and Maths grade C/4 or above, or ESFA approved equivalent qualification.

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