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UCC MBA
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an integrative and dynamic management development programme.  Each participant takes core courses in critical business functional areas as indicated below:

  • MGOL6001
    Leadership, Management and Relational Dynamics in Organisations
  • MGIT6002
    Information Systems in Organisations
  • MGQT6003
    Modelling, Analysis for Decision Making in Organisations
  • ECON6001
    Business Economics
  • MGHR6004
    Managing People for Competitive Advantage
  • FINM6001
    Financial Accounting and Management
  • MGMK6006
    Marketing Management and Strategy
  • ETH600
    Business Ethics
  • BUSI 6001
    Global Context for Organisations
  • MGSM 6007
    Strategy and Organisation for Transformation and Growth

Each student is then able to pursue a specialisation of his/her choice enabling more in-depth exploration of leadership and management subjects in one of the following disciplines:

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP      
  • DISASTER MANAGEMENT          
  • HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT     
  • ACCOUNTING      
  • FINANCE  
  • MARKETING
  • HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT

SPECIALIST COURSES FOR EACH SPECIALISATION

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ENTR6001 - Foundations of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
ENTR6002 - Entrepreneurial Marketing
ENTR6003 - Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital
ENTR6004 - Business Plan Practicum

DISASTER MANAGEMENT
GEOG6001 - Disaster Management Theory and Policy
DEVM6001 - Corporate Responsibility and the Environment
MGRM6200 - Risk Assessment and Management
OESH6001 - Public Safety and Health in Disaster Management

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MGHR6005 - Industrial Relations and Labor Laws
MGHR6006 - Talent Management
MGHR6007 - Performance and Productivity Management
MGHR6008 - Strategic International HRM

ACCOUNTING
ACCT6001 - Managerial Accounting
ACCT6002 - Cost Accounting
ACCT6003 - Financial Reporting
ACCT6004 - Forensic Accounting

FINANCE
FINM6002 - Financial Markets and Institutions
FINM6003 - International Financial Management  
FINM6004 - Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
FINM6005 - Advanced Corporate Finance Policies and Strategies

MARKETING
MGMK6007 - Understanding Consumer Behaviour
MGMK6008 - Integrated Marketing Communications Strategy
MGMK6009 - Service Marketing for Managers
MGMK6010 - Global Marketing Management

HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT
HCMG6001 - Healthcare Management and Delivery
HCMG6002 - Healthcare Quality Management
HCMG6003 - Business Innovation in Healthcare
HCMG6004 - Advanced Study Healthcare Project

The classes ensure critical support and attention from faculty, while the UCC tradition of linking the academic and the practitioner, based in close ties to the business community, adds important dimensions of learning to the programme.   Students complete 42 credit hours of courses for the MBA degree.

Admission:

In general, admission to the MBA programme requires the following:

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a recognised or/and accredited institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ working experience or professional qualifications with a minimum of five years’ managerial experience relevant to the specialisation selected.
  • Completion of the Commonwealth Executive Management Achievement Test (CEMAT) or the GMAT (where required).
  • A working knowledge of the English Language at the post-graduate studies level.
  • Certain pre-requisite courses may be required to be taken at the UCC.

For persons without a Bachelor’s Degree:

  • Significant leadership and/or managerial working experience required – at least 5 years in organisational leadership and managerial positions. This is in the context of a significant career (10+ years).
  • Other professional qualifications acceptable.
  • Completion of the Commonwealth Executive Management Achievement Test (CEMAT) or the GMAT (where required).

The Admission Process: 

  1. An Applicant submits an Application Form and other required documents to the College of Graduate Studies (Paper) or the Registry (Online or Paper) by the application deadline (or as allowed under special circumstances).
  2. An applicant is required to submit the following documents in order to be accepted as a student in one of the categories (Full or Mature Entry):
     
    1. Completed Application Form with attached passport size photograph
    2. Proof of academic qualification(s)
    3. Evidence of professional programmes/study (if applicable)
    4. Statement of Purpose (signed and dated)
    5. Current resume
    6. Two recommendations
    7. International documentation (if applicable)

An interview may be scheduled once the above documents are in hand for applicants. 

Key Facts

Next intake: January 2018
Application deadline: November 30, 2017
Delivery modes: Face-to-Face & Online
Class Times: Sunday afternoons & Thursday evenings
Cost: US$11,500
Duration: 20 months

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