This demanding, full-time course is spread over a year. Participants will spend sequential study periods of equal duration in Bristol, Nancy (France) and Nurnberg (Germany) before completing a management dissertation in the final three-month period.
Applicants will need a good honours degree and at least three years’ work experience with managerial responsibilities. French and/or German language skills would also be useful.
The programme is flexible, enabling participants to pursue a route of study with either a strong European or more general management perspective. All students follow a common core programme. Compulsory study areas include: economic and political context, organisation analysis and behaviour, business information for decision making, HR management, competitive operations management, marketing and competitive strategy, business policy analysis, financial environment, process integration and information systems, management of change and strategic management, as well as research methods and a dissertation. Participants also choose a further three electives.
This MBA programme focuses on strategic management issues for senior management. The European Study Route is particularly suitable for those interested in pursuing an international management career who want to develop a wider appreciation of European and international business issues.