The Hull MBA has been designed in response to excellent research into how real organisations function internally and how they operate in an ever-changing global context. This approach will allow you to recognise and balance the strategic and operational needs within an organisation. You will be challenged to relate your learning to your own experiences, stepping outside your existing area of expertise to see how your current role and skill set fits.
Get a wider perspective
A significant aspect of this perspective is an understanding of ethical and environmental issues. We have substantial experience in this field, and are proud to be one of the first institutions to sign up to the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative. We are also active in the European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS).
Tomorrowsmanagers will also be expected to consider how their decisions may affect resources and consumers of the future the Hull MBA prepares you for long-termcareer success.
What are the benefits of the Hull MBA?
Our MBA delivers tangible results in terms of personal and professional development in the context of international business.
You will gain
increased career potential through the development of high-level business knowledge and skills, allowing you to shape strategy
long-termsuccess and personal growth through our career development programme, an international alumni association and AMBAs global network
a competitive edge in business gained fromyour ability to assess the whole of a situation andmake an immediate positive impact
increased confidence in your new abilities built by putting theory into practice for example, through a company-based project
the global outlook necessary to thrive in themodern business world, acquired through the programme content and our international partnerships
a universal sign of quality in a degree accredited by internationally recognised bodies and awarded by an established institution
advanced skills in problem solving, leadership and communication
a broad perspective gained through interaction with a diverse group of students from a range of business backgrounds the start of your global network.
The taught elements of the Hull MBA are organised around five interconnected key themes, ensuring that learning in one area can be associated with and deepen understanding in all others.
These themes address the main functional areas in business, including finance, marketing and strategic management, developing specialist expertise. The programme cultivates a broad perspective on the management of complex organisations, decision making and the skills needed to operate effectively in dynamic international contexts.
To be awarded the Hull MBA, participants must complete
Managing in a Global Context
Managing the Value Chain
The MBA DissertationThe 15,000-word dissertation provides you with an opportunity to carry out a significant piece of research in an area of personal interest related to the world of business and management.
Company-based projectYour dissertation can be in the form of a company-based project for a real organisation, and such projects have included research into HRM and relocation, market share, costing, maintenance of machinery, biofuels and marketing material. Participants are supported by a dedicated academic supervisor during the dissertation period (June to August).