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The Salford Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The Salford MBA (Master of Business Administration) is a fully AMBA accredited degree that concentrates on developing the skills required to operate at senior levels within an organisation. The course offers an advanced understanding of business administration and incorporates a wide range of disciplines to deliver a comprehensive educational experience.

One of the most flexible MBAs in the world

Accredited by AMBAStudents of the Salford MBA benefit from one of the most flexible learning structures available. The teaching, learning and assessment strategies of our unique delivery model have been designed to help all of our students make the most of their studies.

Study options include full and part-time delivery, combined with entry points in September, November, January, March and June. Teaching is delivered in the form of intensive, three day blocks of lectures, supported via tutorials, independent learning and business consultancy projects – all of which is incorporated into a six week modular structure.

"I chose the Salford MBA because the programme included industry-relevant modules and was designed to provide practical outputs. Besides that, the Salford MBA is accredited by AMBA which is synonymous with quality"- Erika Casanova from Sao Paulo, Brazil.– Best overall MBA Student prize winner 2012.

 

All our MBA modules are also available as credit-bearing standalone short courses for those who want to tailor their learning experience and build upon their existing knowledge in specific disciplines.

Unique pathways enriched by leading research

Our MBA programme is available via three distinct learning pathways; The Salford MBA, MBA: Digital Business and MBA: Sports Business. Each pathway her been formulated in partnership with our leading research centres to impart the latest in academic theory and professional practice.

The Salford MBA

Our standard MBA is a multi-disciplinary programme that has been designed to foster a broad spectrum of business skills that are in demand across all areas of industry. Our broad range of modules and unique business partnerships make this programme an ideal option for executives who are seeking to improve their knowledge across a full range of advanced skill sets.

In line with the School’s block delivered postgraduate portfolio, there are up to six entry points per year and students will therefore take modules in a sequence dependent on their point of entry. None of the modules have pre-requisites or co-requisites and can be taken as stand-alone modules.

Managing the Competitive Environment

30 credits

Managing the Organisational Resource

30 credits

Option 1

One from:

Financial Management and Social Accounting
Creative Leadership and Managing Creative Teams

30 credits

Option 2

One from:

Resourcing Learning and Talent Management
Search and Social Media Marketing
Global Supply Chain Management

30 credits

MBA Business Innovation Live Project

60 credits

The Salford MBA: Digital Business

The MBA: Digital Business has been launched to meet increasing demand for digitally savvy business executives who can operate seamlessly in today’s digitised, global business environment.

Designed specifically for those who want to take advantage of the growing digital skills gap, this programme is the ideal way for senior managers to learn the strategic skills that will facilitate informed decision making in the face of a rapidly changing technological and economical landscape.

Our Digital business programme is taught out of the University’s state of the art facilities based in MediaCityUK. Teaching on the pathway is informed by the Centre for Digital Business, the University’s internationally recognised research facility and delivered in a unique, creative business environment.

The Digital Business pathway consists of four modules consistent across the MBA programme, with a fifth module, Digital Innovation, providing the subject specific specialism required to address employers needs in this area. The MBA Innovation Live Project will also focus on an aspect of digital business close to the student’s area of interest.

Managing the Competitive Environment

30 credits

Managing the Organisational Resource

30 credits

Digital Innovation

30 credits

Search and Social Media Marketing

30 credits

MBA Business Innovation Live Project

60 credits

The Salford MBA: Sports Business

The Sports Business pathway has been developed by the University’s respected research Centre for Sports Business and is a unique MBA option specifically tailored to executives working within the sports and related industries.

This programme takes full advantage of the University’s position at the heart of the northwest; a region synonymous with sport at regional, national and international levels. BBC Sport is a neighbour of the University at MediaCityUK and two of the biggest brands in world football – Manchester United and Manchester City – are on our doorstep.

The Sports Business pathway is aimed at those who aspire to work at the highest levels in the sports industry and provides a mix of modules that develop business administration skills in combination a with bespoke module; Managing the Business of Sport, which provides the marketplace specific aspect of the pathway. The MBA Innovation Live Project will also focus on an aspect of sports business close to the student’s area of interest.

Managing the Competitive Environment

30 credits

Managing the Organisational Resource

30 credits

Managing the Business of Sport

30 credits

Option 1

One from:

Financial Management and Social Accounting
Creative Leadership
Managing Creative Teams

30 credits

MBA Business Innovation Live Project

60 credits

How to apply

Full course details, entry requirements and fees can all be viewed via our course finder application, where you can also find full details about how to apply for the Salford MBA.