Business & Management
Welcome to the Master’s in Business & Management. This degree will provide you with new insights from experienced academic staff and interactions with fellow students. This will help you to develop your career and provide you with the confidence and skills required to be creative, enterprising, resilient and innovative for a successful future in business leadership!
Business & Management
12 Months | 3 Trimesters | @RAK Academic Center
This programme provides you with a broad introduction to the fundamental principles of business and management in a rapidly changing, increasingly globalised world. Supported by practice-based interdisciplinary teaching and research, you’ll develop your business expertise alongside the practical and professional skills needed to effectively manage the challenging issues affecting organisations today.
For those whose previous undergraduate study has been in an unrelated discipline, the programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge that you will need to gain a broad understanding of the complexities associated within modern day organisations and their effective management. It will prepare you to feel confident and assured in your own capacity to analyse complex issues and situations and to be able to manage yourself and the organisation through them in a positive and effective manner.
Course Structure |
The Master’s degree is offered in a modular format offering participants the greatest choice in tailoring their final degree content to match their academic interest and future career development. Participants take a mix of taught modules in the first two trimesters (120 credits) and complete a dissertation/consultancy project (15,000 words) in the third trimester (60 credits).
This course includes the following modules:
International Business Environment
Financial and Management Accounting
Governance, Ethics and Risk Management
International Business Practice
You will be assessed in a variety of methods that may include some or all of the following across the various modules on the course:
Reports on work-based assignments
Research project reports
Reflective learning and work-experience journals
Proposal papers for projects, funding or events, business plans, or strategy documents
Project progress reports
Teaching Methods |
We combine academic study with practice-based teaching. You’ll learn through a variety of activities including lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, online activity and discussion, work-based learning and research projects.
Staff on this course offer access to a wide range of academic and practical expertise in business and management. You’ll benefit from one-to-one tutorials, workshops, peer- support and shared learning.
We work with you to ensure that what you learn on the course translates into effective practice in the workplace, and develops your professional potential.
Work experience & industry links |
Throughout your course, we use simulated work-based scenarios that require you to operate as if in a real-world work environment, across a curriculum enriched by our connections with local, regional, national and international organisations.
These industry links work in collaboration with us to bring you tasks and assessments formed around live briefs that enable you to develop solutions to existing business problems and issues.
While you can opt for a traditional postgraduate dissertation, on this course you also have the opportunity to undertake a consultancy project for your final 60 credit module. This means you'll work with an existing or newly-started business on a specific issue or challenge facing them in the real world.
Based on your own investigations and contextualisation, you’ll provide ideas, information and management advice to the host business, further developing your academic and research skills and giving you invaluable practical and professional experience.
This Master’s programme is designed to prepare you for a wide range of occupations in general management across all industry sectors and the international environment.
It delivers practical skills and techniques applicable to business and management careers in marketing, enterprise and business start-ups, accounting management and international business.
Depending on your pathway and the modules you study, we have a number of professional opportunities for further business and management sector accreditation.
Applications from a variety of backgrounds are welcomed. Normally a good honours degree in any academic discipline or a relevant professional qualification. Applicants who do not meet the academic entry standard, but who have relevant work experience, will be considered on their individual merits by the Course Director.
Recognized Prior Learning | (RPL)
Application of candidates seeking exemptions based on RPL will be individually evaluated. The RPL route is available to candidates having approved qualifications above Level 6 and having studied similar modules/subjects. The basic eligibility for RPL that have already been approved for a few exemptions are as under:
LRN Diploma in Business Management Level 7
EduQual Diploma in Business Management SQF Level 11
IPE/ PPA Business School, Paris MBA Degree
For specific exemptions, please contact us with evidence of Prior Learning.
Please feel free to contact Ms Salvacion, Program Leader for MA Business & Management at email@example.com; to discuss eligibility, pathway programs & other information.