|Location||United Kingdom, Park Square campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||18 Months|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
You will graduate from this course with significantly improved
interpersonal, creative, planning, organisational and team management
skills. This, in conjunction with your comprehensive understanding of
management situations within education, will make you an excellent
candidate for promotion in schools, government (LEAs), community
teams, charities, school boards and more. You will become an
innovative, positive agent of change within your workplace, and you
will even be qualified to work on exciting projects like new school
During the course you will:
- Develop as a creative, effective and critically reflective
- Receive guidance from a teaching team with business experience in
a strong educational background
- Draw on your former or present experience to improve as a
- Take advantage of the University’s Creativity Clubs to meet and
exchange ideas with other business people
- Gain access to the Knowledge Hub within the University and attend
exciting presentations by key players in business
- Study in a dedicated management conference centre simulating
modern and fast-moving business environments
- Engage in material from current business organisations, taken from
our staff’s own research activities, consultancy work or partnership
links with both the Business School and Education Studies
- Work towards an internationally recognised degree that conforms to
Quality Assurance Agency guidelines, through a university that is a
proud member of the UK Association of Business Schools and the
European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
Areas of study you may cover on this course include:
- Marketing for managers
- Leading people in organisations
- Accounting for managers
- Managing operations
- Executive development
- Business and strategic management
- Financial markets
- Theory into practice project
CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS
Your fellow MBA Students and course team are the core of a future
Alumni network through the University of Bedfordshire.
The Business School offers courses on behalf of the Chartered
Management Institute, the Institute of Leadership and Management and
the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. The nationally
recognised professional organisations all provide career management
information and networks.
We stress that we plan to integrate personal, academic and career
development within the course and you as a professional learner will
feel better equipped to make relevant decisions and moves in line with
your personal and career goals.
The Careers team within the University offers a wide range of
materials, website links, experience and advice to help you think
about your future career and how to secure a suitable next step.
CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
You will be in a good position to demonstrate your potential to
employers. Recruiters value the skills to work in a team, the ability
to continue to learn, analytical abilities and a broad understanding
of management. Whatever you decide to do, the successful completion of
your MBA should have laid a strong foundation for you to become a
positive change agent in any organisation and an obvious champion for
the added value of a dynamic and innovative organisational culture.
You will also have had extensive and continuous opportunity for
reflective and critical evaluation of your capability as a team worker
As part of a large and multi-cultural learning community, you should
gain a valuable network of friends and contacts for the future. Our
Full-time MBA Alumni organisation will help you keep in touch with
your MBA contacts.
It is anticipated that you will enter employment after this course
and the applied nature of the programme reflects that expectation.
Later study options might include more specialist study as you develop
your own functional focus or a DBA.
We will be running a series of Alumni events and you will be invited
to these which will offer the opportunity for further study and
contact with the University.
The tutors will always be there as a source of advice and help should
you want to progress your development further. The course is aimed at
self-directed and motivated individuals and it is unlikely you will
`sit still. Alumni will be particularly welcome to input into
subsequent deliveries of the MBA (Educational Leadership).