University of Huddersfield Business School

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The University of Huddersfield Business School is a business school located in the town of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England. It is one of the four schools within the University of Huddersfield, along with the School of Art, Design and Architecture, the School of Education and Professional Development, and the School of Music, Humanities and Media.

The Business School offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees. Some of the areas of study within the Business School include accounting, finance, economics, human resource management, marketing, and operations management.

One of the unique features of the University of Huddersfield Business School is its emphasis on enterprise and entrepreneurship. The Business School is home to the University’s Enterprise Team, which provides support and guidance to students and graduates who are interested in starting their own businesses or pursuing entrepreneurial ventures. The Enterprise Team offers a range of services, including business advice, networking opportunities, and access to funding and investment.

The Business School also has strong links with industry and the local business community. It works closely with a number of regional and national organizations to provide students with practical experience and exposure to real-world business issues. Additionally, the Business School hosts regular events and seminars featuring guest speakers from industry and academia, providing students with the opportunity to learn from and network with professionals in their field.

University of Huddersfield Business School aims to provide students with a high-quality education and a range of practical skills and experiences that will prepare them for successful careers in the global business environment.

About the course

Studying for the Huddersfield MBA will help you realise your ambitions, become a more effective manager, develop a strategic and global management perspective and improve your communication skills. Inspirational and expert tuition, exposure to the latest management thinking and the benefits of mixing with and learning from other talented students for the duration of the programme will help equip you for senior management roles.

An MBA qualification will help you to achieve your personal goals, become a valuable asset to your organisation and help improve your chances of climbing the career ladder. Alternatively, you may choose to use your MBA to redefine your ambitions and change your career direction.

Course Detail

 Finance for Managers

This module enables you to develop an understanding of the purposes and uses of financial information, together with the ability to use quantitative skills to improve performance management and decision making within an organisation.

 Business Economics
 Managing People in Organisations (P/T)
 Service Operations and Marketing
 Contemporary Strategic Thinking
 Ethical Leadership
 Innovation, venture creation and the enterprising mindset
 Global Leadership and Change
 Business-Research Project
 Professional and Personal Excellence (PROPEL 1)

Additional information

Here at Huddersfield 100% of permanent teaching staff* have professional recognition as Fellows of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Fellowships are only awarded to academics who can demonstrate their knowledge and ability to teach to a high standard.

We have links with a number of professional bodies that can help your professional development and offer additional insights to your industry and profession. Huddersfield Business School is an official HE Partner of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). You’ll have access to a number of guest lectures and networking events throughout your studies.

*Permanent staff, after probation: some recently appointed colleagues will only obtain recognition in the months after their arrival in Huddersfield, once they have started teaching; research degrees applies to those on contracts of more than half-time.

We use a range of teaching methods with a significant emphasis on group discussion. You are expected to share your experiences. Lectures will provide the formal input to the modules. These will be supplemented by guided reading and case study analyses. We also use workshop, tutorial and seminar activities.

There are a variety of assessment methods, including individual and group reports, essays, learning logs, time constrained assessment activities and the dissertation.

The postgraduate dissertation proposal module is delivered through the entire programme, enabling you to get an understanding of the importance of research for business while you develop a research question which will inform your dissertation. You will undertake your postgraduate dissertation during the summer term, once all of the taught elements of the module have been completed.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • You should have an Honours degree (2:2 or above) in any subject or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • In addition you would need at least two years’ relevant work or managerial experience.
  • Applicants with other professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered individually.
  • Applicants already holding a University Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) may be considered for entry on to the programme at the start of Term 4.

Fees and Finance

Full-time tuition fees for this course are £14,900.

Part-time tuition fees for this course are £11,450 – see course listing for further information.

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are interested in studying with us on a part-time basis, please visit our Fees and Finance pages for part-time fee information.

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

Please email the Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.


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