|Study location||United Kingdom, London, Campus Marylebone|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£23,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Good Undergraduate Degree (or international equivalent) or a professional qualification, as well as at least three years’ full time supervisory or managerial work experience post-graduation
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS 6.5 with a minimum score of 6 in each element or TOEFL or CAE equivalent
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Interview is a part of admission process
At Westminster Business School we focus on developing confident, capable business leaders able to meet the challenges of succeeding in a global business environment. Our MBA graduates take up influential roles within key and growth industries both in the UK and overseas. They make a significant impact both on the businesses in which they operate and the wider business environment.
They have the capability, credibility and judgement to manage significant projects, business units and organisations and provide inspired leadership from a multidisciplinary perspective, coupled with an assertive and principled approach to quality in their practice as professionals.
Our MBA is designed for professionals with at least three years’ work experience in a functional specialist or middle/senior management role who aspire to senior executive or chief executive positions. Our students come from diverse professional backgrounds, and include accountants, lawyers, doctors, marketing managers, IT programmers and engineers. They all want to transform their careers and be at the forefront of business leadership.
The Westminster MBA will help you develop skills and acquire knowledge that will be invaluable in furthering your business career. We have strong links with employers and professional bodies and our curriculum reflects the needs of the contemporary business world. Our enthusiastic faculty has extensive academic and professional experience ensuring that class work and projects will be applicable to professional practice and relevant to your own work environment.
Throughout the course, there is an emphasis on your personal professional development and enhancing your ability to work at the highest levels within a company. You will do this through a structured programme of tailored, one-to-one mentoring, focusing on your specific issues and career service support, such as preparing for interviews. You will also have the opportunity to attend seminars featuring engaging, expert speakers and a host of dynamic networking events.
This module enables you to develop the skills and knowledge required to be an effective internal or external consultant, and understand how to manage the consultancy process. You will also get the opportunity to put the theory into practice by undertaking a group consultancy project with a client company.
Creating Customer Value
You will examine how companies can create customer value by matching their capabilities to the requirements of their customers. You will learn how to develop and implement value-generating strategies.
Identifying and Evaluating Value in the Organisation
This module examines the principles and concepts underpinning different aspects of accounting and finance. In addition you will become familiar with techniques of financial decision making and the particular problems of financing enterprises in emerging economies.
International Study Trip
As part of this module you may have the opportunity to participate in a one-week international study trip, enabling you to apply the learning you have gained during the MBA course to an international context, and gain insights into what it takes to do business in the particular region being visited. You will be able to attend international business meetings and seminars, tour factories, and discuss contemporary business problems with senior managers and executives.
Leading and Managing People
This module explores the nature of the relationship between leadership, people management, organisational culture and organisational behaviour. You will acquire the skills to conceptualise the importance of human factors involved in creating competitive advantage, through exploration of the practical skills and methods needed to lead and develop high-performance organisations.
Refresh your knowledge of the study skills required to successfully complete your MBA, and enhance your ability to undertake critical analysis of complex situations. You will use data analysis techniques to interpret data in order to support business decision making and write well-structured, lucid board papers and executive reports.
This module provides you with the opportunity to put the knowledge and skills gained from study to practical use by addressing real-life, strategic business issues or management priorities. In doing this, you’ll demonstrate that you can think like a senior executive, analysing complex situations and formulating recommendations and plans that will contribute to business success.
Personal and Professional Development
This module comprises a number of different activities including visits, networking events, speaker events, coaching, career workshops, skills workshops and action learning sets. It is designed to develop your career plans based on strong personal and professional skills, abilities and networks.
This module explores the models and frameworks required to develop and implement strategies capable of delivering success within complex business environments. It addresses key contemporary topics and debates within strategic management. By linking theory to practice, it develops your practical abilities to analyse environments, think strategically and formulate and implement strategies.
Previous graduates of the Westminster MBA have gone on to do the following:
Chief Executive, Energy Saving Trust
Senior Planning Manager, HP Enterprise Services
Commercial Manager, Coca Cola Enterprises
AP Manager, Microsoft
Interim Chief Executive, Bindmans LLP
Senior Advisor, Banco do Brasil
Accountant, J Sainsbury’s PLC
Accountancy Adviser, HM Treasury
Project Support Officer, Ministry of Justice
Commercial Manager, HSBC
Chief Executive, NUS
Senior Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Civil Servant, UK Home Office
Project Manager, Coca-Cola Enterprises
Analyst, Berenberg Bank
Project Manager, Tesco
Principal Forecasting Manager, Vodafone
Regional Product Manager, HSBC Bank Plc
Head of Basel II and Risk, Support Team, Bank of China