The University of Northampton has over 350 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses in a range of traditional and cutting edge subjects. It has around 14,000 students and 1,500 staff. It has received an £80 million investment in new buildings since 2000 and an extra £70 million worth of investment on buildings and facilities will carry them forward to 2015. It is home to two award-winning campuses (Avenue and Park), housing six schools of Arts, Northampton Business School, Education, Health, Science and Technology and Social Sciences.
Northampton is in the heart of England and is the fastest growing town in the UK with around 250,000 residents. Northampton is a modern, bustling town centre surrounded by beautiful countryside and is steeped in history. Within Northamptonshire we have "Silverstone “ The British Formula One circuit" with many international companies based here including Carlsberg, Weetabix, Avon Cosmetics, Nationwide and Barclaycard.
Last year 96% of the University of Northampton graduates were in employment or further study six months after graduating and they currently have alumni working for international organisations throughout the world. Undergraduates placements have been arranged with global companies including Tesco, IBM and Volkswagen.
The University of Northampton provides foundation degrees (FdSc and FdA), HNDs, Bachelor Degrees (BA/BSc/LLB Single or Joint Honours with oppportunities for a 'sandwich year'), Top-up degrees, taught and research postgraduate qualifications (MA/MSc/LLM/Mphil/PhD)/MBA.
What is expected of you studying for your MBA degree:
Northampton's online study environment is called NILE and is used to deliver majority of the resources for this course. The teaching methods may be different to your previous experience. The aim of most degree qualifications is to make you an independent/autonomous learner so that you can:
Read around your subjects
Think things through
Engage in projects which enable the integration of areas of study
Look for relationships between the different concepts and areas
Develop a critical approach to your readings, lectures and seminars
Executive MBA: Blended learning programme with weekend workshops every 10 weeks in Dubai, Beirut and Istanbul.
Accreditation: Association of Business Schools
Ranking: Number One for Added Value " Guardian League Table " 2012 and 6th best national Primary ITT provider.
• 96% of our graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of completing their course*
Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey, HESA. July 2012
• England's No.1 University for employability*
Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey, HESA. July 2012, compared to full university status HEI's for full time study first Undergraduate degree leavers.
Format: Blended Learning (weekend workshops once every 10 weeks via our international centres in Dubai, Amman and Beirut) Blended learning is a perfect blend of online resource material with local workshops supported by fly-in faculty from the UK.
Length of Programme: 18 months, max 5 years
Programme Structure: Modular (one module every 10 weeks)
Starting Dates: October, January, April and July
Minimum years of work experience: 2 years
Application deadlines: Rolling admissions with no set deadlines. However given our programme is restricted by a limited number of members, we recommend you apply as early as possible to secure your registration.
Courses conducted in: Globally (possibility of corporate in-house workshops in Dubai, Amman, Riyadh, and across the Middle East)
Entrance qualifications: Applicants will normally be expected to hold a first or second class honours degree of a British university or international equivalent and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience. HND or professional qualifications or their equivalent will be considered.
Total fees: USD 16,000 (including course material, registration and application)
Scholarship availabilities: Academic performance based scholarship (please contact us on email@example.com for more details)
Name: Dr. Timothy Campbell (Programme Director)
Telephone: +9714 390 1685
Name: Dr. Antoine Eid (Centre Director)
Telephone: +961 4 546 777