University of South Wales

MBA Master of Business Administration

This challenging course will expose you to all areas of business through a diverse range of modules. You will study core areas of business with an emphasis on the strategic nature of decision-making. A critical part of the University of South Wales’s MBA is exploring how people impact on business thinking and the systems that can enhance this fundamental part of an organisation.

Educational Aims

The course aims to:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills necessary for successful strategic leadership performance, within the context of dynamic local and global challenges.
  • Enhance the ability to source, analyse and critically appraise all types of business data and practice.
  • Develop flexible strategies for satisfying diverse stakeholder and partner demands across the whole supply chain and other value adding systems.
  • Integrate cutting-edge strategic research and practice to achieve business transformation.
  • Engender a spirit of critical enquiry and environment that fosters lifelong learning and continuous personal and professional development.
  • Develop skills of entrepreneurial leadership such as creativity, innovation, collaboration, risk taking, etc


Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation Courses
USW-IND-101 Induction Module 0.00
Postgraduate Certificate Level
ST4S39-V1 Strategic Systems Thinking 20.00
BS4S16-V1 Leadership and Management Theories 20.00
ST4S38-V1 Strategic Analysis; Tools and Techniques 20.00
Postgraduate Diploma Level
BS4S14-V1 Research Methods 20.00
MK4S34-V2 Strategic Marketing 20.00
AF4S31-V2 Strategic Financial Management 20.00
Postgraduate Award Level
BS4D03-V1 Management Project 40.00
PS4S26-V2 Strategic Operations Management and Operational Research 20.00

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