|The European Education Directory|
Westminster Business School
University of Westminster
|Address||MBA Administrator, Admissions & Marketing Office, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS, UK|
|Tel. No.||+ 44 (0)207 911 5020|
|Fax No.||+ 44 (0) 207 911 5703|
|Course director||Alan Plath|
|Type of courses||MBA Full-time
|Length of courses||1 year full-time
2 years part-time
|Date of commencement||September and February|
|Student accommodation||Available for full-time students|
|Cost/fees||2003/2004 Full-time - 10,965 GBP
2003/2004 Part-time Year 1 - 4250 GBP
2003/2004 Part/time Year 2 - 4490 GBP
|Financial assistance||A small number of fee scholarships available to those full-time students who show an excellent scholastic record in undergraduate studies and/or evidence of excellence in previous employment, business or community service.|
|Admission requirements||Undergraduate degree, 3 years work experience & IELTS 6.5, GMAT 550|
|Ratio of National/Overseas students||On the full time programme the ratio is approximately 25% national 75 % overseas
On the part time the ratio is approximately 85% national 15% overseas
|Ratio of men/women||On both programmes the ratio varies year on year but is usually between 70% male and 55% male.|
|Age range||Average age varies from 30 - 35, nobody on the programme is younger than 26, oldest we have had was 62 at start of programme|
|Contact for application||MBA Administrator|
The MBA programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Managers
The MBA at the University of Westminster offers a generic management programme which will provide you with a broadly based introduction to other management subject areas and introduce the theory and practice of management and management skills. In stage one you are introduced to the core competencies that a modern manager needs in terms of financial resources, human resources, products and services, economics and your own personal development. In stage two this core understanding is developed by a critical examination of the environment in which you have to manage and the strategies you need to adopt.
Some specialisation is allowed with the choice of a core option from Financial Strategy, Human Resource Strategy for Change Management, Strategic Marketing Management and Strategic Uses of Information Systems. A second elective is chosen either from that list or from the many other Masters programmes offered by the University. This extensive list covers such subjects as Business Ethics, Computer Modelling, Foresight & Futures Studies, Managerial Challenges of E-Commerce and Women in Management. The MBA is completed by a project, which consolidates and demonstrates the learning introduced throughout the programme. The programme attracts people who are self - starters; ready to take responsibility for their own learning, who are influencers in their organisation.
Students are attracted from a wide variety of professional and organisational backgrounds, ranging through commercial, governmental and not for profit and provide a rich mixture for the networks that inevitably form amongst those who successfully pass the programme.
The University of Westminster is a progressive and responsive metropolitan institution in the heart of London. Tracing its origins back over 160 years, it is characterised by a cosmopolitan community and a diverse student body.
Amongst an ever growing list of competitors, Westminster Business School, deploys a number of strengths.
We are one of the countries longest established and largest providers of part time business and management education, with a record of excellence going back more than 60 years. We have a rapidly growing international reputation and a very cosmopolitan student population. We offer a blend of academic and practical approaches to business and management education at all levels.
Our location at the heart of the Capital City enable students to exploit an abundance of links with local, national and international businesses, many of whom have their headquarters within a few minutes walk.
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