Course Insight

The Alexander MBA Programme comprises of an intensive series of stimulating lectures, seminars and group projects where you will learn about laws, trends, markets and economies that affect the running of businesses. The course prepares students to lead, build, and manage enterprises while instilling an awareness of the societal effects of business decisions. The intensive core curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various areas of business such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, operations management, etc., and provides the foundation of broad management skills necessary to succeed in any industry.

Teaching and Learning

In addition to scheduled lectures, a range of student-centred learning approaches will be employed including team exercises, research, problem solving, group and individual presentation etc. As students progress through the programme, learning techniques will become broader and more varied to facilitate self-motivation and self-confidence. The course involves both extensive independent research and discussion in the context of workshops, designed to encourage the development of your critical, analytical and reflective skills.

Course Aims

To prepare graduates with relevant knowledge and skills to take on leadership roles and positions of responsibility.-To provide learners with the necessary academic and professional skills required to play key roles in the business sector.-To introduce students to the theories of business conduct and organisations within the internal and external environment as well as the acquisition of skills in effective communication, decision making, analysis and problem solving in business.-To provide an overview of a management company or an organisation in a complex and constantly changing environment.


Assessment is by a variety of methods including written assignments, reports, business plans, applied research projects; portfolios and weekly notes, directed tasks, assessed group and individual presentations. Final percentage grades will be awarded at the end of each module based on pre-determined criteria and outcomes.

Content and Duration

This course has a total duration of 18 months full-time study (3 semesters) and is also available for part-time study over 3 years (6 semesters) The programme consists of 12 mandatory modules plus a dissertation module in the final semester

Entry Requirements

Candidates must be over 21 years of age and hold a relevant BA(Hons) degree from a recognised Higher Education institution or recognised overseas institution or a professional qualification from a recognised awarding body or any other certificate or qualification deemed equivalent and must provide evidence of proficiency in the English Language.

Graduation Requirements

To achieve the MBA award, students are required to complete all 12 modules plus the dissertation module in the last semester earning a total of 90 ECTS credits. To achieve the Postgraduate Diploma award, students are only required to complete the first 12 modules to earn a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Where next?

MBA graduates have a wide variety of options regarding which areas they want to go into while starting their professional career. Some students opt to pursue careers in investments or financial planning while others with investigative skills and a flair for problem solving may prefer the role of an analyst in finance, management or marketing. Students with a talent for relaying opinions and estimations may go into consulting. Many graduates however will go into the management field and will either own or start their own businesses in consulting, analyzing, advertising or other related business. It is the intention of the University to deliver the courses/modules as published on this page.  To ensure our provision is kept relevant and current, the University may change, combine or withdraw courses/modules in response to stakeholder feedback or limited demand. * This programme is subject to approval by the Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education