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Executive MBA

Programme Outline

Duration:
12 months - 5 years
Delivery method:
100% Online
Tuition fee:
12,000 CHF

Duration

Minimum 12 months, maximum 5 years.

Delivery Method

100% online via OnlineCampus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration.

Places

The number of places per term is strictly limited to 60.

Ranking

The University of Cumbria is ranked number 8th in the World for Quality Education by the Times Higher Education in 2020.

In a study commissioned by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance (2020) on over 9,500,000 previous university students in the UK, the University of Cumbria is ranked in the top three higher-education institutions in the North of the UK for students who go on to start or manage a business.

Terms

Four terms per year (winter, spring, summer and autumn).

Tuition Fees

12,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). This fee includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest free instalments, however, the programme is not eligible for the UK Government student finance.

Accreditation and Recognition

The University of Cumbria MBA programmes offered online in exclusive partnership with the Robert Kennedy College are Recognised Worldwide. Once you complete your studies at Robert Kennedy College, you will receive a degree from the University of Cumbria. The University of Cumbria received the University title, and degree awarding powers, from Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council. It is fully recognised by the British Government and duly listed on the United Kingdom’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills list of recognised UK awarding institutions.

The scheme has been designed to meet the aims of the online MBA in a flexible manner and can be tailored to the individual preferences of each student. The MBA requires you to complete six courses plus a final dissertation. The programme consists of the following modules:

Introductory

Not-for-credit

Induction

This is the first module of the programme which gives an orientation to the course and the online learning style. It does not carry credits, and students are encouraged to go through the material in this module at their own pace and get accustomed to the online medium.

Stage 1

120 credits - Six taught modules

Compulsory

Stage 2

60 credits - Individual business project

Business Project

You will identify an appropriate project, critically selecting and applying an appropriate analytical methodology and (as necessary) data collection method(s) to your chosen topic. You will demonstrate a rigorous understanding of the theory and literature relevant to the issues under investigation, and you will also be able to reflect critically on how the project contributes to the understanding of the major themes of the MBA.

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