Students in TMC Academy

Executive MBA

Provided by: TMC Academy
Awarded by: University of Northampton

Course Introduction

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) pathway programme is developed by the University of Northampton; incorporating TMC Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and Leadership.

At the initial stage, students have the opportunity to receive a TMC Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and Leadership, which constitutes the first 120 credits of the total 180 credits in the EMBA programme.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and Leadership (PGDMSL) provides a ‘vocational-approach’ with a clear work-related emphasis. There is a strong focus on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector.

During the Postgraduate Diploma programme, students will have the opportunity to study in Myanmar at the British University College, and in Vietnam at the University of Technology and Education, for selected modules. This overseas learning also presents students with the opportunity to meet and network with working professionals from various countries.

The final stage of the EMBA, awarded by the University of Northampton, constitutes the last 60 credits of the total 180 credits in the EMBA programme. It is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills that you will develop during the Postgraduate Diploma study; focusing on real-world applicability.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure
Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies & Leadership
  • Study in Singapore: 4-day classes over 2 weekends (Saturday & Sunday) per module
  • Option to Study Overseas for 2 modules: intensive 4-day classes (Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday) per module
Executive MBA
10-credit module: 4-day classes over 2 weekends (Saturday & Sunday)
Research Project: 2-day classes over 1 weekend (Saturday & Sunday) followed by monthly consultation with dissertation supervisor

Course Assessment 
Assignments, Examinations, and Dissertation

Graduation Requirements
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Executive MBA. 

Area of Studies

                                                                                                              Module Title
Management and Leadership Skills^ 20
Marketing Management 20
Human Resource Management 10
Quality and Systems Management 10
Accounting and Finance 20
Strategic Planning and Implementation# 20
Project Development and Operation 20
On successful completion of the above 120 credits, students will be awarded a TMC Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and Leadership, and will receive exemption from the following 6 EMBA modules: Management and Organisational Behaviour, Leadership in a Changing Context, Strategic Marketing, Managing Operations and the Supply Chain, Competitive Strategy and Innovation, Financial Decision Making.
Critical Issues in Business 10
Business Research Project 50
On successful completion of the above additional 60 credits, students will obtain an Executive Master of Business Administration, awarded by University of Northampton

^Study at University of Technology and Education in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
#Study at British University College in Yangon, Myanmar

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
Have successfully completed a Bachelor’s Degree programme or equivalent

Working Experience
minimum of 2 years managerial experience

English Proficiency
Completed Bachelor’s degree where medium of instruction is in English or IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

Study Mode & Duration

Part time: 18 months* 

*can be completed within 14 months (8 months of classroom learning, followed by 3 to 6 months of dissertation)

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