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Executive MBA

Executive Masters in Business Administration (Advanced Manufacturing Management) (EMBA)

Management School: Executive Education, Faculty of Social Sciences

Develop the insights and skill you need to progress your career and create a competitive advantage for your organisation. Our Executive MBA (Advanced Manufacturing Management) is available as both an apprenticeship and a standard part-time course.
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Course description

On the Executive MBA (Advanced Manufacturing Management), you have the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of current management theory with a specific focus on the advanced manufacturing and engineering industries. Case studies from these fields support your development by giving you the knowledge to contextualise your learning and apply it to a range of advanced and innovative industries. By bringing professional practice and academic understanding together, you’ll be equipped with the relevant competency, insights and skill sets in order to create a real competitive advantage for your organisation and progress your career.

This course is available as both an apprenticeship and a standard part-time programme and normally takes 2 years part-time or 2.5 years part-time for the apprenticeship route.

All modules are core to the programme.

The course has been designed to meet all the learning and regulation requirements of the Senior Leader Masters Degree Apprenticeship Standard. You'll have an additional six months after completing the Executive MBA to carry out the End Point Assessment (EPA). Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship, you can choose to register as a member with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of Leadership and Management to support your professional career development.

Financial information for postgraduate taught courses

Fees and funding

Full funding for the cost of the apprenticeship programme fee is available for levy-paying employers (up to the relevant funding cap).

Partial funding for the cost of the apprenticeship programme fee is available for non levy-paying employers (up to the relevant funding cap). The government will fund up to 90 per cent of the apprenticeship programme fees.

You can read more about funding opportunities for apprenticeship programmes on the Department for Education website.

If you have any queries about fees, refer to the modules page or contact the department.

For more information on funding opportunities or to discuss in further detail, please email Nicola Orridge, n.orridge@sheffield.ac.uk

How to apply

You'll need to apply using our Alternative Routes and Programmes Online Application form.

To apply for the part-time programme, please email ExecutiveEducation@sheffield.ac.uk

Apprenticeship: select programme code MGTT225

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Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute

Modules

Core modules

  • Foundations of Professional Practice in Leadership
  • Corporate Governance and Accountability
  • Leading in a Complex and Changing Environment
  • Responsible Leadership: Developing People, Teams and Collectives
  • Intelligent Organisations and Decision Making
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Operations and Continuous Improvement
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Strategy and Risk
  • Professional Practice in Leadership
  • Collaborative Networks and Relationships in a Global Context
  • Organisational Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Global and Managerial Economics
  • Business Research Methods
  • Management Project

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Teaching

This is a modular programme. Teaching is in block sessions and usually consists of three-day block study periods for every ten-credit module (180 credits in total).

The learning and teaching sessions include lectures, business case analyses, problem analyses, student presentations and talks by visiting guest lecturers from senior practitioners.

Our campus and how we use it

We timetable across the whole of our campus, the details of which can be found on our campus map. Teaching might take place in a student's home department, but may also be timetabled to take place within other departments or central teaching space.

Duration

Part-time

The programme normally takes 2 years part-time. You will normally be taught in three-day block study periods at Sheffield University Management School.

Apprenticeship

The programme normally takes 2 years part-time, followed by an end point assessment which you will complete in six months. You will normally be taught in three-day block study periods at the Sheffield University Management School.

Entry requirements

Part-time

A first degree at 2:1 or above, or equivalent work experience and/or professional qualifications.

In addition to your qualification, you’ll require at least three years’ relevant full-time work experience after graduation.

Candidates who don’t have an undergraduate degree can be considered if they can demonstrate exceptional work experience.

Apprenticeship

For learners on the apprenticeship route: candidates are required to be employed in a relevant job role with a contract of a minimum of 30 hours a week. We need an agreement from your employer to fund your programme, either through government co-funding or the apprenticeship levy. You must have the right to abode in the UK.

Candidates who don’t have an undergraduate degree can be considered if they can demonstrate exceptional work experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Entry requirements for international students

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Apply using our Alternative Routes and Programmes Online Application form.

To apply for the part-time programme, please email ExecutiveEducation@sheffield.ac.uk

Apprenticeship: select programme code MGTT225

Apply now

Contact

ExecutiveEducation@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 215 7190

The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.