HISTORY: The University of Ulster was formed in 1984 after the merger of Ulster Polytechnic and the New University of Ulster. The Faculty of Business and Management is one of the largest in Europe with over 140 members of academic staff, and more than 5,500 undergraduates and postgraduates.
ADDRESS: The faculty is spread over three of Ulster's four campuses: at Jordanstown, seven miles north of Belfast, at Magee in Londonderry, and Coleraine on the north west of the province.
AMBIENCE: Lowest cost of living in the UK, great variety, and immense natural beauty.
VITAL STATISTICS: The MBA is a flexible modular programme. Students who wish to study on a full-time basis can complete the programme in 12 months, while those who follow a part-time pathway can complete the programme in two, or as many as five, years. The content has a common MBA core, with an elective structure, building on core skills with an emphasis on innovation, SMEs and internationalism. There is a strong focus on local regional development.
ADDED VALUE: Hands-on, project-based approach and close links with professional associations. Links with local businesses are strong and several large employers play an advisory role. Student support is taken seriously. Guaranteed membership scheme for MBA students with the Chartered Management Institute. …