The University of Manchester showcases full range of part-time MBA programmes at QS World MBA Tour 2017 in the UAE
Source: WPR Dubai , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Tue May 9, 2017 1:05 pm

UAE. The University of Manchester, with one of the world’s top ranked business schools, is showcasing its full range of part-time MBA programmes at the QS World MBA Tour 2017, in the UAE.

The QS MBA Fair is open to registered visitors and creates the opportunity for candidates to meet student counsellors from The University of Manchester Middle East Centre.

QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) recently ranked the Manchester Global Part-time MBA as 5th in the world, 2nd in the UK and 3rd in Europe, in its ranking of distance online learning MBA programmes.

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The Middle East Centre has supported more than 2,000 part-time MBA students based in the region and has graduated more than 1,000 students since opening in Dubai Knowledge Park in 2006, making it the largest and fastest growing centre in the University’s international network. The part-time study option leads to the award of the internationally recognised Manchester MBA degree awarded by the University of Manchester.

The Manchester two-year Global Part-time MBA programme is now structured around four practical themes - Management in Practice; Value Creation in Business; Tailoring Your Journey; Professional Skills for Business. Students can also further personalise the MBA programme with a range of electives to suit specific goals and interests, and there are further options to accelerate the programme to 18 months. The MBS part-time programme provides as much face to face time with faculty as most full-time MBA programmes, with workshops hosted in Dubai.

Randa Bessiso, Middle East Director at The University of Manchester, comments: “The QS World MBA Tour is a great platform for The University to meet prospective MBA students in the UAE, where around 50 per cent of our current MBA students reside. Our Global Part-time MBA students are typically mid career managers or specialists looking to switch career direction from a specialist role to general management, or to accelerate their current management careers. All these learning routes lead to the award of the same world class Manchester MBA degree awarded by the University of Manchester.”

Photo Caption: Randa Bessiso, Middle East Director at The University of Manchester

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER MIDDLE EAST CENTRE

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre at Dubai Knowledge Park opened in 2006 and is the largest and fastest growing in the university’s international network comprising six hubs in the key business cities around the world. The Centre has supported more than 2,000 Manchester Global Part-time MBA students in the region, and graduated more than 1,000 MBA students. The Middle East Centre has recently launched a new portfolio of executive education programmes and is introducing a series of new, industry-led specialist Masters programmes in 2017; the first of these include the MSc Reliability Engineering and Asset Management, MSc International Healthcare Leadership, and MSc Occupational Medicine. The Centre works in regional collaborations with a range of industry groups, professional bodies and companies, and supports a regional alumni association with more than 2,500 members.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

The University of Manchester is currently delivering a £1 billion 10-year masterplan for its campus to create world-class facilities for staff, students and visitors. This includes the redevelopment of the Alliance Manchester Business School, the £350m Manchester Engineering Campus Development and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC).  Completed projects so far include the award-winning National Graphene Institute and The Whitworth Art Gallery.

Issued on behalf of The University of Manchester Middle East Centre by WPR.

 

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