How You'll Study
Our Executive MBA programme is delivered in Shanghai, China, over long weekends (Friday to Sunday), starting in September or January. You will follow an eight-week cycle of part-time study over two years, during which you will be taught by a wide range of experts including professors, lecturers, teaching fellows and postgraduate tutors. The classroom teaching comprises a mix of lectures, group work, case studies and discussion, and this along with one-to-one supervision is designed to provide you with a sound underpinning for a specific programme of practical research.
Why Study Executive MBA (Shanghai, China)?
We will cover key aspects of business management theory and practice with a strong emphasis on balancing knowledge and skills. You will develop a broad understanding and holistic view of the drivers of global business and the most effective approaches to the management of an international organisation. In short, you will be more than ready to move on to the next stage of your career.
Our Executive MBA consists of nine core modules, each bearing 15 credit points, plus a
45 credit Practical Intervention Project that will evidence the culmination of your study.
The core modules are:
• Leading Strategic Change
• Accounting and Finance for Executives
• Management Effectiveness
• Strategic Human Resource Management
• Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability and Business Ethics
• Marketing, Reputation and Value
• Entrepreneurship and Innovation
• Global Strategy
• Practical Intervention Project
The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.
This programme is for you if you have a minimum of FIVE years’ post-degree work experience, a track record of professional achievement and a good first degree (equivalent to a British second-class Honours degree) or above in any discipline. The Programme Director may consider applicants with non-standard qualifications. If you have non-standard qualifications and extensive work experience, please ensure to enclose a complete CV and detailed work references.
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English Language Requirements
To study for a Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently. The minimum requirements for this degree are as follows:
OVERALL - 6.5 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0
OVERALL - 90 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21
OVERALL - 62 with: Listening - 51; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Writing - 54
Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency:
OVERALL - 176 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169
Read more about specific English Language requirements here.
You will be required to supply the following documentation with your application as proof you meet the entry requirements of this degree programme. If you have not yet completed your current programme of study, then you can still apply and you can provide your Degree Certificate at a later date.
an up-to-date CV/Resumé
a full transcript showing all the subjects you studied and the marks you have achieved in your degree(s) (original & official English translation)
a detailed personal statement explaining your motivation for this particular programme