WEST LONDON COLLEGE
Heriot-Watt University Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
With 6,500 students worldwide, one of the world's most popular MBAs.
For those who wish to achieve the ultimate business studies qualification, WLC offers full-time support tuition for the Heriot-Watt University Master's Degree in Business Administration programme. As a qualification, the MBA is now globally recognised as being the most prestigious award available in business management and is fast becoming a prerequisite for the most senior managerial positions. In effect, students undertaking this programme are training to become the next generation of company chief executives!
The full-time MBA programme at West London College comprises nine subjects divided into three levels, with each level being taught over a period of 6 months. Support tuition is built around textual course materials in ring binder format, provided by the University, which contain full course notes plus assignments, practice questions and model answers.
On passing each module students receive a Certificate of Achievement from the University. When three have been passed the student is eligible for a Post Graduate Certificate and, when six have been passed, a Post Graduate Diploma. When a student has passed all nine a Master's Degree is awarded at an (optional) graduation ceremony at the University in Edinburgh.
> Organisational Behaviour
> Project Management
> Strategic Planning
> Consumer Behaviour*
*NB These two subjects are electives and can be substituted with any from the following list (subject to availability): Marketing Research, Marketing Communications, International Marketing, Salesforce Management, Services Marketing, Principles of Retailing, Quantitative Methods, Strategic Planning, Credit Risk Management, Derivatives, Financial Risk Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance Planning.
> 18 months
> Relevant Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional qualification (such as CIMA, ACCA or CIM)
> O level English language, or overseas equivalent, or IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. (SELT not compulsory)
> Graduates of non-relevant disciplines must first take the 'pre-MBA' foundation course before embarking on the MBA programme.
> January > July
> Post-graduate Certificate in Business Administration (on passing Semester 1)
> Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration (on passing Semester 2)
> Master's Degree in Business Administration (on passing Semester 3) - Designatory letters: MBA, MCMI*
* Holders of the MBA are entitled to automatic membership of the Chartered Management Institute.
> This course is rated on the National Qualifications Framework at NQF Level 7.
> £7,845 or £8,925**
** Holders of a relevant degree are very likely to be exempted one subject, thus reducing the tuition fee to £7,845.