University of East London

MBA Entrepreneurship

This course is subject to validation.

Our MBA is a dynamic, contemporary and practical course designed to produce business leaders for a sustainable future. You'll develop an integrated and critically aware understanding of management and organisations in a global context, assisting you take on effective roles within them. The MBA - Entrepreneurship pathway will help you develop specialist entrepreneurial and leadership skills, enabling you to generate original, innovative, and impactful solutions to identified social, political, economic and cultural needs and opportunities across businesses.

Our course is flexible and accessible. Full-time students attend during the day while part-time students attend during the evenings so you can tailor your attendance around your availability.

Everything on our MBA is geared towards your career development. We're excellently located in London's most exciting region for enterprise, between the major financial institutions of Canary Wharf and pioneering new businesses in Stratford and Shoreditch. We work with different institutions, from Bloomberg to Barclaycard, to bring you cutting-edge insight into the way contemporary businesses are run.

Entry Requirements

Qualifications

Minimum 2:2 Honours
We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths

English Language requirements

Overall Academic IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).
If you do not meet the academic English language requirements for your course, you may be eligible to enrol onto a pre-sessional English programme. The length of the course will depend on your current level of English and the requirements for your degree programme. We offer a 5-week and an 11-week pre-sessional course.

Mature applicants and those without formal qualifications

As an inclusive University, we recognise that applicants who have been out of education for some time may not have the formal qualifications usually required for entry to a course. We welcome applications from those who can demonstrate their enthusiasm and commitment to study and have the relevant life/work experience that equips them to succeed on the course. We will assess this from the information provided in your application – in particular your personal statement - to help us decide on your eligibility for the course.

Career Prospects

The business magazine, Forbes, has calculated that successful MBA graduates pay back the cost of their qualifications within four to five years on average - with lifetime earnings greatly enhanced thanks to the qualification.

Studying for your MBA with us should enhance your employability and earning power and develop your ability to approach business problems in a strategic manner. As part of the course, you'll study a specialised 'Professional Development' module that is specifically designed to help you boost your career prospects and make the most of your MBA in the employment market.

Employers see candidates with an MBA as potentially more effective and therefore valuable as they examine  business issues with a fresh pair of eyes. And with our help you will develop the analytical and problem-solving skills that will benefit you through your entire career. This could include roles such as business support manager, commercial manager, energy consultant, project manager, and procurement manager.

Course Details

Your full-time MBA study programme will feature six core modules designed to provide you with a solid foundation in management, business and leadership. In addition, you may be required to  study a compulsory non-credit language module (for those with additional needs) and placement workshop (for those on the placement route).

Your final capstone unit is your opportunity to consolidate everything you have learned and apply it to a real business. Academically, it tests your ability to apply your learning to real management issues. Professionally, it may well open the door to your next career move.

The outcome of the unit, which is a dissertation report, is linked to your applied project.  Your dissertation will be based on your consultancy/applied project and is the culmination of everything you have learned during your studies. It will demonstrate that you can assimilate your learning, take multiple perspectives on a business issue and explore your subject thoroughly.

The  entrepreneurship specialism will enable you to make calculated decisions between seizing opportunities and managing risk. Whether you want to set up your own business or develop your intra-preneurial mindset within a large corporate or an owner-managed business, the pathway will equip you with the innovative skills to find creative solutions to day-to-day problems.

Year 1

Managing Strategy, Operations and Partnerships
Managing Financial and Human Resources for Sustainable Business Success
Mental Wealth and Applied Research

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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