Master of Business AdministrationAwarded by: University of Sunderland, UK

Programme Objectives 

This internationally recognised MBA programme aims at graduates with significant business/management experience. It will significantly enhance your capability to function as a senior manager within a wide range of commercial and service organisations.

You will develop your strategic management knowledge, competence and problem-solving ability. You will also become familiar with international management practice, and the development of effective business cultures and performance enhancement.

The MBA is designed to draw upon the experience of the candidate and in recognition of the applied nature of the award the programme will emphasis an integrated and practical (professional) orientation over a theoretical approach.

Methods of Assessment

Students' knowledge and understanding of each modules are assessed through assignments

Why University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is an innovative, forward-thinking university with high standards of teaching, research and support that sits at the heart of one of the UK’s most up-and-coming cities. We have strong industry links and work closely with some of the world’s leading companies. Testament to our growing reputation, the University was nominated for University of the Year in 2013 (Times Higher Education Awards).

Our Faculty of Business and Law is recognised worldwide; with students from over 70 countries and a presence on three continents, we are playing a major role in preparing tomorrow’s leaders for long and successful careers.
Our programmes are highly regarded in terms of student experience, teaching standards and relevance to the real world. This has been recognised in the National Student Survey 2012, where Tourism at Sunderland was voted best in the UK for Overall Satisfaction.

We believe that employability is at the heart of the university experience, and this is underpinned by the drive to develop six key attributes in our graduates: capable, enquiring, creative, enterprising, ethical and global in outlook.

Whatever your future ambitions, make a life-changing decision by choosing to study at the University of Sunderland.

Sunderland's Quality

  • Best in the North East of England for satisfaction with teaching including Management and Marketing (The Guardian University Guide 2017)
  • Ranked 27th in The Guardian University Guide 2018: League Table for Accounting & Finance
  • Ranked 52th in The Guardian University Guide 2018: League Table for Business, Management & Marketing
  • Top University in the North East of UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015)
  • Ranked 71th Overall in The Guardian University League Tables 2018: the highest climber in 2017, rising 30 places in the table

Graduation

Students who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Master of Business Administration degree by the University of Sunderland. This degree is identical to that awarded to on-campus students. Graduates are then allowed to use the title MBA after their names.

Career Opportunities

The MBA programme will prepare you for senior roles within a wide range of commercial and public sector organisations.

Previous MBA students have gained positions such as, chief executive of a regional authority, business development manager for an automotive supplier, regional manager for a major building society and director of major public services.

A number of Sunderland alumni students have gone on to work in consultancy practice – for example, PricewaterhouseCoopers in Germany, and international roles in the electronics industry in the Netherlands.

Financial Management and Control (15 credits)

Strategic Management in an International Context (15 credits)

Professional Management and Leadership Development (30 credits)

Value Creation in Organisations - Managing Operations and Marketing (30 credits)

Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer (30 credits)

MBA Project (60 credits)

 

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)

The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 20 (tutorial)

Click here to download profiles of lecturers.

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months  January 2019  December 2019
 May 2019  April 2020
 September 2019 August 2020

 

Part-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
18 Months  January 2019  June 2020
 May 2019  October 2020
 September 2019  February 2021

 

Fees & Structure

 Structure  Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 Full-time  SGD24,610.00  SGD962.06  SGD25,572.06
 Part-time  SGD23,540.00  SGD756.19  SGD24,296.19

Application fees: SGD53.50

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and have one of the following academic qualifications:

1) A relevant degree. All levels of practical work/work experience will be considered including applications from candidates with pre-graduation or limited/no work experience.

2) An equivalent professional qualification. All levels of practical work/work experience will be considered including applications from candidates with pre-graduation or limited/no work experience.

3) Applications from those in senior roles without a formal academic background will be considered by academic judgment. Applications should be made with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating capability and managerial experience.

4) MDIS Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 

Note: This course is designed to support career acceleration for suitably academically qualified candidates who can display that they will benefit from a programme of this type.
 

English Language Requirements

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE ‘O’ Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

OR

Equivalent

 

Financial Assistance Scheme

Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.

 

Study Loans

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 TCC Limited  +65 - 6319 3700   http://www.tcc.org.sg
 DBS Bank  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 629 2265  http://www.maybank2u.com.sg

 

0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Standard Chartered Bank  1800 747 7000  http://www.standardchartered.com.sg
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg
 Maybank  1800 968 2265  http://www.maybank.com.sg
 UOB  1800 226 6121  http://www.uob.com.sg
 OCBC  1800 363 3333  http://www.ocbc.com.sg
 DBS  1800 111 1111  http://www.dbs.com
 POSB  1800 339 6666  http://www.posb.com.sg
 Bank of China  1800 669 5566  http://www.bankofchina.com/sg

For Degree and Master (Available in 24 months)

 Organisation  Contact Number  Website
 Citibank  1800 225 5225  http://www.citibank.com.sg

Duration & Intakes

Full-time
Duration  Commencement  Completion
12 Months  January 2019  December 2019
 May 2019  April 2020
 September 2019  August 2020

 

Fees & Structure

 Tuition Fees  Non-tuition Fees  Total Fees
 SGD26,215.00  SGD2,700 - SGD2,800  SGD28,915.00 - SGD29,015.00

Application fees: SGD321.00

Note:

# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme. 
Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, academic writing workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be of age 19 and above and have one of the following academic qualifications:

1) A relevant degree. All levels of practical work/work experience will be considered including applications from candidates with pre-graduation or limited/no work experience.

2) An equivalent professional qualification. All levels of practical work/work experience will be considered including applications from candidates with pre-graduation or limited/no work experience.

3) Applications from those in senior roles without a formal academic background will be considered by academic judgment. Applications should be made with a portfolio of evidence demonstrating capability and managerial experience.

4) MDIS Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 

Note: This course is designed to support career acceleration for suitably academically qualified candidates who can display that they will benefit from a programme of this type.

 

English Language Requirements

Possess a minimum C6 grade in English at GCE ‘O’ Level

OR

IELTS score of 6.0 (with no element below 5.5)

OR

Completed MDIS Professional Certificate in English (PCIE)

OR

Pearson Test of English Academic with a minimum score for each individual element of 51 and 56 overall

OR

Cambridge Certification in Advanced English (CAE) with Grade C or above

OR

Pass the MDIS Placement Test at Advanced Level

OR

Equivalent

 

Application Procedure

International student is required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore.

Applicant is required to submit the following documents to MDIS:

MDIS Application Form

  • 4 recent passport-size photographs of the applicant. (against white background)
  • 1 copy of Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) e-Form 16
  • Copy of applicant's passport pages showing his/ her particulars and travel and travel document's date of validity. (At least 1 year)
  • Copy of applicant's Birth Certificate / Affidavit
  • Copy of applicant's Certified / Notarised copy of Education Results/Certificates and Transcripts ( with detailed results)
  • Copy of the student pass (For applicants transferred from other schools in Singapore) or Notification for Cancellation of Student Pass, Visit pass and Embarkation Form.
  • Must show proof of English Medium Study / First Placement Test Attempted / IELTS / TOEFL
  • Copy of financial ability. (e.g. bank statement, fixed deposit / saving account ) • Visa Required Country only (E.g. minimum amount of RMB150,000 for PRC only)
  • Proof of parent's occupation (PRC only)
  • University Matriculation Form (if applicable)
  • Letter by applicant indicating interest to study with MDIS (study plan/ statement of purpose) for Master programmes

*Notarized English translations are needed if documents are in other languages.

For more enquiries, please contact us at 6278 8000 or email us at ib@mdis.edu.sg.

MDIS permits students to pay their course fee in instalments. An administrative charge of S$107.00 (inclusive of GST) will be levied on each late instalment payment of the course fee. Fees are payable upon confirmation and acceptance of the place in the programme before the programme commencement.

You may pay your fee by cash, NETS, VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or by cheque or through our financial assistance scheme.If payment is by cheque, please indicate the details of the programme applied for on the back of the cheque, stating clearly you personal particulars and company name. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are inclusive of GST.

Please note that under the Private Education Act, all students will enter into a Fee Protection Scheme contract with MDIS.

 

Student Pass Application

International students are required to apply for a student pass if he/she wishes to study full-time in Singapore. Please click here for detail information.

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Quick Information

Duration of Course 
Full-time: 12 Months
Part-time: 18 months 

Award
MASTERS 

Commencement Dates

Full-time Programme
Jan 2019
May 2019
Sep 2019

Part-time Programme
Jan 2019
May 2019
Sep 2019

Contact Details

Local students:
+65 6247 9111

International students:
Main Hotline: +65 6796 7660

  • China: +65 8305 5107
  • Taiwan: +65 9181 1527
  • India: +65 8137 2392 / +65 8713 7364
  • Vietnam / Thailand: +65 9137 4990
  • Korea: +65 9372 5853
  • Myanmar: +65 8727 4147
  • Laos / Cambodia: +65 8779 6040
  • Malaysia / Indonesia : +65 9058 5398
  • Russia / Others: +65 9739 4924