Programmes

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Programme being offered in academic collaboration with Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK:

 

  • Master of Business Administration (General) and with pathways in the following areas:
  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Islamic Finance
  • Health Sector Management

 

  • Mode of Study:
  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time

 

  • Duration of the Programme: 
  • 2 Years approx. for Part-Time
  • 14 months approx. for Full-Time

 

 

Educational Aims of the Programme

  • To offer an innovative, dynamic and flexible programme that critically considers developments in the academic study of Management and the changing contexts of Management in an international context;
  • To critically explore the demands and supply issues within a global business environment.
  • To advance students’ knowledge of the complexity of understanding the relationship between ideologies and the responsibilities of managers within the workplace. This is in line with Gulf College’s Strategic Plan, which aims to ensure that students have access to high quality support & guidance that allows them to develop into active autonomous learners and Strengthen employer links and the range of opportunities available for students to gain employability skills both within the curricula and through extra-curricular activities as two of its key priorities.
  • To provide a robust theoretical framework for students to develop an integrated and critically aware understanding of Management; this is provided through clear learning outcomes and assessment criteria, provided for students for each module from the start of the course.
  • To develop in students, a range of intellectual skills reflecting the rigor required at Level 7. These should demonstrate within a graduate a high level of student autonomy and self-direction in order to help demonstrate initiative, originality alongside integrity and ethical judgment, in an understanding of Management.

 

Programme Structure

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

S.No.

Module Title/Dissertation

Credits

  1.  

People and Organisations

20 credits

  1.  

Accounting for Decision Makers

20 credits

  1.  

Marketing

20 credits

  1.  

Option One/Pathway Module One

20 credits

  1.  

Operations Management

20 credits

  1.  

Strategic Management

20 credits

  1.  

Option Two/Pathway Module Two

20 credits

  1.  

Dissertation

40 credits

Total Credits

180

 

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Pathway Modules

S.No.

Pathway

Pathway Module One

Pathway Module Two

  1.  

MBA Finance

Management of Finance

Capital Markets and Derivatives

  1.  

MBA Marketing

Strategic Global Marketing

Buyer Behaviour and Relationship Marketing

  1.  

MBA Project Management

Delivering Successful Projects

Project Management Theory and Practice

  1.  

MBA Health Sector Management

Health Sector Project Management

Health informatics

  1.  

MBA Islamic Finance

Principles of Islamic Finance

Islamic Investment Banking

Note: Students pursuing MBA –General can select their options from the Pathway modules being delivered.

 

 

Entry conditionsand credentials/documents required from candidates with a

Bachelor’s Degree

S.No.

Requirements

  1.  

Recognised Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a minimum of 2:2 (Lower Second Class) classification or its equivalent.

  1.  

General Education Diploma Certificate or equivalent endorsed by the Ministry of Education of the Sultanate of Oman.

  1.  

Minimum 5 years of relevant management work experience (for part-time) which should be till the current period.

  1.  

Two Letters of Recommendation

  1.  

Personal Statement in Support of Application - A one page motivation letter written by the applicant on why he/she wants to enroll on the MBA Programme.

  1.  

If the applicant has not undertaken his/her previous qualifying programme in English then the following is required - IELTS score which should be no lower than 6.0, with no sub score being lower than 6.0. For TOEFL, applicants need to have a minimum overall score of 80, which should be comprised of a minimum score of 20 in speaking, 18 in reading and 17 in writing and listening.

If the applicant had undertaken his/her previous qualifying programme in English then he/she needs to provide a letter from the previous higher education institution stating that all his/her studies and assessments were in English.

  1.  

Detailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.).

  1.  

Copy of Government Identification Card (I.D. Card)

  1.  

Copy of Passport

  1.  

Four Passport Size Photographs

 

 

Entry conditions and credentials/documents required from candidates with a

Diploma

S.No.

Requirements

  1.  

Recognised Diploma as required.

  1.  

General Education Diploma Certificate or equivalent endorsed by the Ministry of Education of the Sultanate of Oman.

  1.  

Minimum 6 years of relevant management work experience which should be till the current period.

  1.  

At least 3 Training Course certificates.

  1.  

No Objection Letter from the Current Employer to study the MBA Programme at Gulf College

  1.  

Two Letters of Recommendation

  1.  

Personal Statement in Support of Application - A one page motivation letter written by the applicant on why he/she wants to enrol on the MBA Programme.

  1.  

If the applicant has not undertaken his/her previous qualifying programme in English then the following is required - IELTS score which should be no lower than 6.0, with no sub score being lower than 6.0. For TOEFL, applicants need to have a minimum overall score of 80, which should be comprised of a minimum score of 20 in speaking, 18 in reading and 17 in writing and listening.

If the applicant had undertaken his/her previous qualifying programme in English then he/she needs to provide a letter from the previous higher education institution stating that all his/her studies and assessments were in English.

  1.  

Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).

  1.  

Copy of Government Identification Card (ID Card)

  1.  

Copy of Passport

  1.  

Four Passport Size Photographs

Source: Some information are extracted from Partner University materials

 

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