MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (CARDIFF METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY)


Awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Full-time / Part-time
Overview

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Located in a vibrant European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a thriving and modern university. Integral to the city of Cardiff for more than 150 years, they continue to invest in their students’ future with a focus on student employability and enhancing the student experience; providing education and training opportunities of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a research and business orientated university. Research is at the heart of Cardiff Met and its Schools, engaging in research that is at the interface of new knowledge creation and its application. With an excellent track record in applied research, supported by a strong base of expertise and advanced scholarship, the University’s research has direct application in business, industry, the professions and the community at large.

Cardiff Metropolitan University is proud to educate students from over 140 countries worldwide and be associated with a number of high-calibre partners in the UK and internationally.

For updated and accurate information of Cardiff Metropolitan University, please visit their website at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk

Programme Introduction

Looking forward to develop desired real-world competencies and strengthen your ground in the area of entrepreneurship? If so, the Master of Business Administration (Cardiff Metropolitan University) (MBA) programme is necessary for individuals who wish to empower their future by possessing greater depth and breadth in managerial skills.

In addition to the core modules covering areas such as accounting, operations management, strategic management and marketing, this programme also covers two elective modules and a dissertation research project. Students are also given the opportunity to choose their electives depending on their fields of interest.

Upon successful completion, students will be awarded with the Master of Business Administration degree by Cardiff Metropolitan University. This degree acts as an imperative springboard for graduates to obtain higher chances of landing their dream careers in high level management positions.

DIMENSIONS International College is an approved academic partner of Cardiff Metropolitan University for the above programme.

Objective

This programme is intended to critically evaluate the changing contexts of Management across international settings and at the same time, identify the ideologies and responsibilities of a proficient business manager who possesses adept decision-making and problem-solving abilities within the workplace.

Designed for

  • Fresh graduates who wish to acquire higher level of management knowledge and skills for future career advancement.
  • Candidates with a minimum of five years relevant management experience who intend to differentiate themselves in the commercial world by attaining a higher degree.
  • Candidates holding senior position in a corporate environment who aspire to upgrade their management skills and knowledge which are essential for them to ascend the corporate rungs.
Course Structure

Course Structure

Master of Business Administration (Cardiff Metropolitan University) consists of 5 core modules, 2 compulsory elective modules and a final dissertation.

Core Modules

  • People and Organisations
  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management

Elective Modules

  • Developing People for Leadership and Management
  • Buyer Behaviour and Relationship Marketing

Final Dissertation
Dissertation

Course Outline

Core Modules

  • Outline for People and Organisations
  • Outline for Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Outline for Operations Management
  • Outline for Marketing
  • Outline for Strategic Management

Elective Modules

  • Outline for Developing People for Leadership and Management
  • Outline for Buyer Behaviour and Relationship Marketing

Final Dissertation

  • Outline for Dissertation

Scope of Study

Theories, case analysis and practices in the area of business administration and management

Delivery Mode

Classroom lectures and tutorials; case studies, group-based discussion, coursework, project and research activities

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2018, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Full-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

S$

19,800.00

3. Registration Fee For Overseas University

S$

3,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

S$

510.00

5. Examination Fee

S$

1,200.00

6. Course Material

S$

980.00

7. Medical Check-Up Fee

S$

60.00

8. International Student Management Fee

S$

500.00

9. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

S$

120.00

7% GST

S$

1,901.90

Total

S$

29,071.90

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

S$

14,000.00

3. Registration Fee For Overseas University

S$

3,500.00

4. Administrative Fee

S$

300.00

5. Examination Fee

S$

1,200.00

6. Course Material

S$

980.00

7% GST

S$

1,405.60

Total

S$

21,485.60

Miscellaneous Fees

1. Loss of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

278.20

2. Renewal of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

128.40

3. Administrative Fees for Extension / Replacement of Student’s Pass (For Student’s Pass holder only)

:S$

535.00

4. Additional Book Fee Per Book

:S$

107.00

5. Appeal for Result Fee Per Module

:S$

160.50

6. Academic Status Certification Fee Per Certification Letter

:S$

53.50

7. Late Payment Fee

:S$

107.00

8. Documents Courier Services Fee Per Delivery

:S$

53.50

9. Re-enrolment Fee

:S$

535.00

10. Course Deferment Fee

:S$

374.50

11. Graduation Ceremony Fee

:S$

Subject to University / DIMENSIONS’ prevailing charges

12. Re-assessment Fee Per Module

:S$

481.50

13. Re-take Fee Per Module

:S$

3,210.00

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 2nd April 2017. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.

For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

  • Full-time: 12 months Institutional Training
    Part-time: 15 months Institutional Training
  • Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 36 months, subject to the approval from the Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK.

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

For career pathway, students can look forward to employment opportunities in these areas:

  • General Business Administration and Management
  • Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management
  • Logistics and Operations
  • International Business & Trade

For study advancement, students may consider progressing to a Doctoral degree of relevant discipline in any Universities subject to their acceptance.

Notes:

  • Graduates progression pathway is subject to the respective Institutions’/Universities’ entry requirements at the point of application.
  • Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:

One of the following must be fulfilled:

  • A degree from a recognised university with a minimum of a 2:2 classification;
  • Hold a professional or other qualification which is deemed as acceptable for admission by Cardiff Metropolitan University and have held a responsible position for a minimum of 5 years.

Selection for this course is through an application form and, where necessary, an interview.

English Proficiency: Applicants must have an IELTS score of at least 6.0 or pass the Certificate in Academic English Level 6 conducted by DIMENSIONS or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS or its equivalent. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time
Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 12.30pm and/or 1.45pm – 4.45pm
5 sessions per week, 3 contact hours per session

Part-time
Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be conducted from 7.00pm to 10.00pm
and / or
Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm
1-2 sessions per week, 3 contact hours per session

Examination Period

Assessments in course and / or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

Module Name Assessment Methods (Weighting)
People and Organisations Portfolio (100%)
Accounting for Decision Makers Time Constrained Test Multiple Choice Questions (50%);
Examination (50%)
Operations Management Coursework (100%)
Marketing Coursework (50%); Examination (50%)
Strategic Management Portfolio (50%); Examination (50%)
Dissertation Dissertation (100%)
Developing People for Leadership and Management WRIT1 – Coursework (50%); WRIT2 – Coursework (50%)
Buyer Behaviour and Relationship Marketing WRIT1 – Coursework (50%)
WRIT2 – Coursework (50%)

Assessment Grading Criteria

Distinction: 70% – 100%
Merit: 60% – 69%
Pass: 40% – 59%
Fail: 0% – 39%

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment
Note: All assessed marks shall be deemed provisional until such time they have been confirmed by an Awards Assessment Board of the Awarding Body.

Qualification Award

Master of Business Administration awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all assessments of all modules

Teacher – Student Ratio

Average teacher-student ratio is 1:35
Note: The number of students in the classroom is subject to the maximum seating capacity.

Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.