MBA (The Liverpool MBA) on campus MBA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2023
  • Entry requirements: MBA Candidates are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector.
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Module details

The 12-month full-time programme consists of ten compulsory modules and two elective modules, followed by a work based project or a dissertation carried out over the summer period following semester 2. A dissertation enables you to undertake an in-depth study of a sector, an industry, a subject area, or a company. 180 credits are taken in total.

 For details of the part-time programme structure please contact us. 

Semester 1 Compulsory Modules

Leadership, Management and Organisation (ULMS847) -

Discover how individuals, groups, and organisations interact to impact culture, ethics and performance.  The module helps you develop as a reflective manager and leader. (10 credits)

Managerial Economics (ULMS848) -

What motivations sit behind the various stakeholders' actions in the commercial environment?  This module uncovers the theories at play to help understand how markets work and how corporate governance mechanisms control these interactions. (10 credits)

Managing Financial Resources (ULMS701) -

What are the financial responsibilities of organisations to their various stakeholders?  This module explores how financial resources can be managed to add value and optimise shareholder wealth. (10 credits)

Marketing and Supply Chain Management (ULMS846) -

Supply chains can be designed to build, develop, and sustain competitive advantage.  Through numerous case examples, learn how marketing strategies and supply chains interact and impact products and services.(10 credits)

Strategy and Organisation (ULMS822) -

Organisational strategy is at the heart of understanding managerial decision making.  This modules explores how different environments have affected a range of organisations, and their strategies. (10 credits)

Strategic Management Simulation (ULMS774) -

Competing in teams, students learn how to deal with complex, often incomplete information, in fast paced environments. The module demonstrates how the decisions they make across finance, strategy, and resourcing has tangible impacts on the performance of their organisation. (10 credits)

Semester 2 Compulsory Modules

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ULMS704) -

Through guided sessions and guest speakers, students are exposed to the issues and dilemmas in 'doing' innovation and entrepreneurship in practice. (10 credits)

International Business and the Global Environment (ULMS 849) -

In today's global economy understanding issues around location and international strategy is critical. This module helps students assess the implications of internationalisation of business activities. (10 credits)

Management Consulting in Practice (ULMS850) -

Gain first hand practical experience in management consulting.  Student teams work on live projects for a client organisation to develop practical skills in project management, teamwork, data analysis, and oral and visual communication. (10 credits)

Semester 2 Optional Modules

Advanced Analytics for Business (ULMS885) -

This elective provides students with practical tools and techniques to design projects and evaluate their success. (10 credits)

Advanced Corporate Finance and Financial Management (ULMS538) -

This elective allows students to develop advanced financial skills with particular emphasis on investment decisions and strategies. (10 credits)

Managing and Communicating the Brand (ULMS540) -

This elective builds to a role play assessment where students pitch a marketing campaign providing opportunities to develop the skills to design, launch and manage a brand. (10 credits)

Effective HRM (ULMS886) -

The module aims to enhance students’ knowledge and skills of Human Resource Management (HRM) and will provide students with advanced knowledge of functional and strategic HRM and demonstrate the effectiveness of HRM to organisation and employee outcomes. In addition, the module also covers international HRM and the changing nature of workforce to extend students’ understanding of HRM from a broader perspective. The module will support students in the development of their skills in performing HR tasks and managing human resources. (10 credits)


Summer Compulsory

Work Based Project or Dissertation -

Dissertation (ULMS706): In the summer term students work on either a dissertation or work based project. The dissertation allows students to delve in depth an area of their choice to gather and synthesize the state-of-the-art research and contemporary issues in the field. (60 credits)

Work Based Project (ULMS 823): In the summer term students work on either a dissertation or work based project. The work based project allows students to work on a live problem for an organisation. Pulling together the latest research in the field students will use these finding to develop solutions and strategies for the client organisation. (60 credits)