Master of Business Administration MBA (Global)

Dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this course gives you the opportunity to develop the leadership skills in demand for global careers.

Overview

Focusing on employability and enhancing your abilities, this course will also help develop your general communication and interpersonal skills, making it perfect for early career professionals and graduates. It will also help you to better articulate your skills, abilities and achievements to create a personal development portfolio for use in your CV and job applications.

Emphasis is placed on gaining an advanced and applied understanding of the key aspects of international business, enabling you to converse with global business through practical application and contemporary theory.

Key features

  • An early career MBA, ideal for recent graduates or those with no managerial experience.
  • Dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) - (subject to confirmation and approval).
  • A key focus of the course is on enhancing transferable skills, as well as helping you to articulate your abilities and achievements in a way to grab employers’ attention when applying for jobs.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive business talks and events, enabling you to build a network of industry contacts.

Course modules
Course modules:

  • Principles of Business Finance
  • Developing Enterprise
  • Knowing and Developing Yourself for Professional Success
  • Business Across Cultures
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership and Culture in Organisational Contexts
  • Professional Field Experience (15 month option only) - This module requires students to participate in a self-organised internship / social innovation project / volunteering / short commercial assistance that entails a minimum of 30 hours of work (conducted any time between June – August each summer).

Plus choose one elective module from the following:

  • Project Management (a core module on the 12 month programme)
  • International Marketing
  • Sustainable Business

Plus choose one of the following:

  • Executive Company Project
  • Consultancy project
  • Entrepreneurship Project

Note: These modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Exact modules may vary in order to keep content current. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review.

Teaching and assessment
Teaching and assessment

Teaching is delivered through a mix of formal lectures, more informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. A number of modules use in-course situations to encourage deeper learning and develop on-the-job skills of future managers and entrepreneurs. Assessment is usually through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, elevator pitches, essays, reports and exams.

This is a full-time course so you should be prepared to devote approximately 38 hours a week to your studies. You will typically have up to 14 hours contact hours of teaching most weeks for semester 1 and 2. Teaching is through a mix of lecturers, tutorials, seminars and lab sessions and the breakdown of these activities is shown in each module description.

In addition each module provides a 2 hour surgery each week available for individual consultation with the lecturer. You may also have some scheduled meetings with your programme leader, personal tutor, and/or careers throughout the year to discuss your academic progress and personal development.

Self-directed study: In order to prepare for, and assimilate, the work in lectures and seminars you will be expected to make regular use of our on-line resources, participate in classroom discussions including on our virtual learning environment (VLE) and engage in personal study, revision and reflection for approximately 24 hours per work during semester 1 and 2

In semester 3, you will undertake independent research for your Entrepreneurship Project or Executive Company Project. You will be allocated a dedicated academic supervisor to support you, who you will be able to contact on a regular basis.

Accreditations
Accreditations (subject to confirmation and approval)

This course is dual accreditation by the CMI, which means that upon successful completion of your degree you will also be awarded a professional qualification. Plus, you will have CMI Affiliate membership during your studies and access to exclusive networking events.

Opportunities and careers

Graduate careers 
DMU MBA graduates have landed roles across the globe with companies including Deloitte, Barclays and Software Group.

Entry Criteria
Holders of a good bachelor degree from a university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes.

We normally expect student to achieve an overall 'good' grade. We appreciate that the marking schemes in universities in Kazakhstan can differ. If your undergraduate degree is graded on the GPA system, we would usually look for a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, 3.5 out of 4.33, or 4 out of 5.

Work experience is not a requirement.

International applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.

Professional qualifications deemed to be of equivalent standing will be considered on an individual basis.

Our Admissions team are here to provide you with advice on all aspects of applying.

The standard entry requirement is IELTS 6.0 (no component below 5.5)

Fees

Postgraduate
For September 2022/23 entry, our tuition fees for full-time postgraduate local and international students are:

Degree programme Course Fees (per Academic Year)
Global MBA $20,000
MSc International Finance and Investment $17,500
LLM International Business Law        $17,500

De Montfort University Kazakhstan, in partnership with Alfa Bank, provides an opportunity for those wishing to enroll in the Global MBA program to pay for their studies in installments. With Alpha Black, you will be able to take installments for six months, and through Alpha Smart, installments for eight and twelve months will be available to you. The cost of training in installments through Alpha Black will be $18,500. Alpha Smart - $20,000.

If you enroll in the Global MBA program before December 15, you will receive a 10% discount. You can take advantage of this discount with full payment.

Tuition can be paid in two tranches.

Financial support for students
We are committed to supporting students and firmly believe that finance should not be a barrier to accessing world class university education.

We will be offering a large number of discounts and scholarships as part of our offering.

Our Admissions team are here to provide you with advice on all aspects of money matters, including tuition fees, financial help and on funding your studies.

Programme delivery subject to academic approval

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