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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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What you'll learn

This programme is a comprehensive postgraduate-level programme designed to equip individuals with a diverse skill set to navigate the complexities of the business world. This versatile master’s in business administration focuses on developing a broad understanding of key business functions, including finance, marketing, operations, human resources, and strategy.

The curriculum integrates theoretical knowledge with practical applications, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Students engage in case studies, group projects, and real-world simulations to enhance their decision-making skills and leadership capabilities. The program emphasises strategic thinking and effective communication, preparing graduates for leadership roles in various industries.

MBA programmes attract professionals from diverse backgrounds, fostering a rich learning environment with a mix of experiences. The curriculum is constantly updated to reflect the dynamic nature of the business landscape. Graduates of this program emerge with a holistic perspective on business, ready to tackle managerial challenges and drive organisational success. Whether pursuing careers in corporate management, entrepreneurship, or consulting, individuals with an MBA are well-positioned for leadership roles that demand adaptability, innovation, and a deep understanding of business dynamics.

This Programme is awarded by Queen Margaret University and delivered by ISDC. The programme will be delivered through ISDC Learning Management System (LMS) with dedicated support from Edvoro. Edvoro is the strategic partner to attract high quality learners and value added services. Edvoro works in partnership with ISDC to promote this programme.


About Awarding Body

About Queen Margaret University

Established in 1875 as the Edinburgh School of Cookery, Queen Margaret University has evolved into a distinguished institution with a vision centred on delivering quality education. Founded by Christian Guthrie Wright and Louisa Stevenson, it officially adopted its current name in 1999. Committed to fostering a transformative learning experience, the university aims to empower students to achieve personal goals and make meaningful contributions to society. By offering a harmonious blend of practical and theoretical education, Queen Margaret University prepares students to positively impact the world, reflecting its enduring commitment to excellence in education since its inception over a century ago.

About SQA

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) serves as Scotland's national awarding body, overseeing the creation, accreditation, assessment, and certification of qualifications, excluding University Degrees. Established by the Education (Scotland) Act 1996, it operates under parliamentary jurisdiction and is accountable to the Scottish Government. As a globally recognised entity, SQA ensures the quality of certifications, enabling acceptance by international universities for advanced entry and credit transfer into both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. This attests to the credibility and transferability of qualifications endorsed by SQA on an international scale.


Assessment

Performance on the course will be assessed by Closed books exam, reports, case study, Group discussions, Viva, presentations, and a dissertation.


Entry Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree or Equivalent.
  • Proficiency in English.
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Course Content

Trimester 1 (4 months) Credits Assessment pattern
Leadership & Change Management 20 A1 – 30 minute debate (60%) A2 – 2000 word case study (40%)
Crisis Management 20 A1 – 10 min video essay (50%) A2 – 30 min group presentation (50%)
Research Methodologies and Objectives 20 A1 – 2,500 word Individual research proposal & 500-word reflection presentation (70%) A2 – 10 minutes individual viva (30%)
       
Trimester 2 (4 months) Credits Assessment pattern
Entrepreneurial Finance 15 A1 – Annotated Infographic (30%) A2 – Group report (1500 words per student in a group of 4) (70%)
Strategic Marketing 15 A1 – 3000 word individual report on a group campaign (100%)
Project Management 15 A1 – 3,500 word individual report (100%)
Strategic HRM 15 A1 - Group report (1500 words per student in a group of 4) (70%) A2 - 15 min group viva (30%)
       
Trimester 3 (4 months) Credits Assessment pattern
Dissertation 60 A 1 Dissertation 12000 words (90%) A 2 Viva 15 minute viva (10%)

Mode of Learning

Mode of Learning

The MBA Programme is awarded by Queen Margaret University and delivered by ISDC. The programme will be delivered through ISDC Learning Management System (LMS) with dedicated support from Edvoro. Edvoro is the strategic partner to attract high quality learners and value added services. Edvoro works in partnership with ISDC to promote this programme.

  • Duration 12 Months
  • Credits 180
  • Intake Regular
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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