Executive Master of Business Administration (Preparatory Programme)

Executive Master of Business Administration (Preparatory Programme)

Course information

Course title Executive Master of Business Administration (Preparatory Programme)
Course code UPPMBAPET
Level of qualification Not Applicable
National Qualifications Framework level Not Applicable
Duration 2 Semesters
Mode of attendance Part-time Evening
Total ECTS credits 30
Coordinator Joseph Falzon
Delivered by Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy
The preparatory programme is aimed to ensure that you will reach the required standard for admission to the course leading to the Degree of Executive Master of Business Administration.

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Applicants seeking admission to the Course shall have a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience excluding work carried out during full-time study and shall be aged twenty-six years or over and be in possession of a higher diploma or a diploma from this University comprising not less than 90 ECTS credits in a related area with at least a Merit classification, or equivalent qualifications. Such applicants may be required to demonstrate through an interview that they are able to follow the Course with profit.

Interviews, if necessary, shall be conducted by a board composed of at least three members appointed for the purpose.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2021.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

You can compare your national qualifications to the local requirements by visiting our qualifications comparability webpage.

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After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 900
Fee per semester: Eur 450

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 4,250
These tuition fees are quoted for indicative purposes only as they are based on the programme of studies of 2018/9.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:

• List and define the basic objectives and terminology of financial accounting.
• Communicate effectively the statistical findings (verbally and in writing).
• Examine the ethical issues associated with a business association’s attempt to influence the content and outcome of a policy proposal.
• Understand Micro and Macro economic concepts and how to apply these concepts to real business situations.
• Apply the main principles of marketing management to address specific practical marketing situations.
• Establish the impact of using various best practice techniques for excellent organisational performance.
If you would like to study for an M.B.A. but do not hold the necessary requirements to enrol in the programme, then this preparatory course is intended for you.
As a holder of this preparatory programme certificate, you will be enabled to enrol in the Executive Master of Business Administration course, which will allow you to enter a career in mid-to-upper level management professions at organisations of all sized and types, both in the private and public sector of the economy.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2021/2.

Last Updated: 13 June 2022

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