1 WESTMINSTER INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE IN ASSOCIATION WITH CARDIFF METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY MBA PROGRAMME (FULL-TIME) Westminster International College is a Division of the London School of Commerce Group of Colleges
3 MBA RM21,950 * Total Course Fees Contents About Westminster International College About London School of Commerce Key Benefits of Studying at Westminster International College Full-Time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Reasons to Study an MBA About Cardiff Metropolitan University CONTENTS About the LSC Group How to Apply * International Students fee RM24,950. Terms and conditions apply. Prices correct at time of publication. 1
4 WESTMINSTER INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE LONDON SCHOOL OF COMMERCE 2 Westminster International College Westminster International College (WIC) is a division of the London School of Commerce (UK) Group of Colleges and delivers courses based on the same sound British educational system practiced by tertiary educational institutions across the UK. Our aim is to meet your goal of obtaining internationally recognised high quality education, at affordable fees. The WIC campus is located in Subang Jaya, Selangor, the premier educational hub in Malaysia. Westminster International College is proud of its distinguished teaching quality. As a division of the London School of Commerce (UK) Group of Colleges, all courses conducted at the Westminster International College, Malaysia, will go through the same stringent quality control procedures as practised by universities in the United Kingdom. The College is fully recognised as an institution of higher learning by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia (MoHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). London School of Commerce The London School of Commerce (LSC) is the Associate College of the Cardiff Metropolitan University. The London School of Commerce Group of Colleges currently has campuses in London, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Kenya. Students from many different countries come to LSC London and its affiliate campuses because of their known exceptional quality and affordability; Quality education has always been the cornerstone of the LSC Group of Colleges. LSC is fully accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC), is a member of Education UK and was the first college in the UK to be granted the Highly Trusted Sponsor status by the UK Border Agency for the Tier 4 Student Visa.
5 CARDIFF METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan University was formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC). The University prides itself on being a strong, student-centred University offering high quality education, services and facilities. The latest Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) report (2014) confirms that the University meets UK expectations in all areas of academic standards and quality assurance. In addition, several features of good practice which make a particularly positive contribution to the University s approach to academic standards and quality of provision, were identified. The Destination of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) 2012 revealed that 95% of Cardiff Metropolitan University graduates secure employment or enter further study within six months of graduation. Through strong international links, Cardiff Metropolitan University educates over 11,000 students from more than 140 countries worldwide. Cardiff Metropolitan University has been ranked as the top UK university for overall student satisfaction in the International Student Barometer in 2010, 2011, 2012 and According to the National Student Survey 2013, 85% of Cardiff Metropolitan University students agree or strongly agree that overall, they are satisfied with the quality of their course. 3
6 KEY BENEFITS OF STUDYING AT WESTMINSTER INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE Key Benefits } The opportunity to transfer credits to study your final semester to the main LSC campus in London or to any of our international campuses at no additional fee* } The LSC Group of Colleges, in association with its partner universities, is one of the largest MBA providers in Europe } Our teaching staff include distinguished professors, researchers, lecturers and tutors experienced in their own fields with international exposure. It is likely you will be taught by academics whose texts are used by students globally } Course fees are cost-effective and payable in easy instalments } Accelerated courses; Master s courses can be completed in 1 year } Obtain a globally recognised British Degree awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University } Multiple Intakes: February, June and October * Subject to visa requirements. Terms and conditions apply. } WIC s state-of-the-art facilities, classrooms, library, student lounge and auditorium provide a breathtaking ambience and conducive environment for learning and development } In addition to a Wi-Fi enabled campus, students are given access to popular search engines such as EBSCOHOST, EBRARY and PROQUEST for research based work } Access to over 70,000 online materials } Excellent resources for references and studies are provided in terms of specially prepared study manuals for all modules } Opportunities for interaction with industry experts via special invitation for workshops, seminars and talks on practical and contemporary issues } The campus is easily accessible, located within 5 minutes walking distance from public transport } Join the LSC Group and be part of a global community of more than 10,000 students from over 100 countries International Recognition International Industry Exposure The Cardiff Metropolitan University MBA Programme is internationally recognised. The course of study is developed and designed to meet the needs of students with academic rigour and vocational experience. International Learning and Diverse Experience Students are able to experience independent and supervised structured learning from both visiting international and local full-time faculty members. The programme aims to draw students from different parts of the world bringing experience from a variety of working cultures and business environments. Entrepreneurial Skills and Self-Development The programme aims to: } Improve leadership skills and competence } Enhance overall business knowledge } Increase knowledge of effective and efficient management } Teach the Management of Change 4
7 The highly experienced and supportive academic staff at Westminster International College, along with the conducive learning environment, gives me confidence that I m studying at a world class institution. Artem Galimov MBA student
8 FULL-TIME MBA Full-Time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Fees RM21,950 * Duration 12 Months Requirements } Bachelors Degree from a recognised university with good grades (should be equivalent to a UK Bachelors (Hons) degree) } Should be at least 23 years old } IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum 5.5 in all components Intakes February, April, June, August, October and November MBA Programme* Modules } Financial Analysis and Management } Managing Human Capital } Marketing Management } Management Skills & Entrepreneurship } Strategic Management } Research Methodologies Electives - Choose two of three: i) Corporate Finance ii) International Business iii) International Marketing Management } Major Project The Master of Business Administration (MBA) attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. UK MBA programmes typically consist of a set number of taught courses plus a dissertation. The core courses in the MBA programme are designed to introduce students to the various areas of business such as Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, etc. Students in MBA programmes have the option of specialising in Finance, Marketing or International Business. An MBA can vastly improve the prospects and quality of your career. It is an international qualification that is well-respected by employers around the world. Students will be required to undertake one of the following approved methods of study. This is subject to approval by their Course Leader: } Integrated Case Study; OR } Business Development Proposal; OR } Dissertation Assessment Each module consists of scheduled classes, guided learning and self-directed learning. Assessment is via a combination of examinations, group seminars, assignments, presentations and the major project. 6 Enrolled Students will be initially registered on a Postgraduate Diploma programme. Students who complete the Postgraduate Diploma programme will then register for the major project phase with Cardiff Metropolitan University to obtain the MBA degree. The entire course can be completed in Malaysia. Students also have the option of completing the final semester at other LSC Group campuses in Asia and Europe, including London. Information correct at time of publication. Subjects listed above could vary from time to time. * Fee applicable for Malaysian students only (International Students fee RM24,950). The course fees include an initial deposit of 1,950 payable to the London School of Commerce. ** Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) Approval Number: KP(JPS)600-03/477 / KA8875 *** Subject to UK visa requirements. Terms and conditions apply.
9 Reasons to Study an MBA Building A Career This is not only an MBA, but one from a reputable British university which can enhance career prospects. Cardiff Metropolitan University is a respected educational establishment, highly rated by, among others, The Times Good University Guide Advancement MBAs provide a passport to promotion opportunities from junior to senior level management in multinational companies. Employers Preference The current trend is for employers to recruit MBA postgraduates rather than undergraduates. Therefore, an MBA qualification will be a significant advantage on any CV. Increased Earnings Research provides evidence that employees with an MBA qualification command higher salaries. This is true whether you work in Asia, the Middle East or Europe. Employers Recognition Employers recognise the fact that an MBA is the advanced business degree of choice and provides the employee with the necessary skills and understanding of commercial operations to contribute to an internationally viable enterprise. Critical Thinking An MBA provides the essential tools for advanced critical thinking creating a platform for successful interaction with colleagues from different backgrounds and areas of experience. This improves an overall strategic, tactical and operational understanding of corporate structures. Self-Actualisation The MBA qualification is a means of improving confidence in self-attainment, both commercially and financially. Dynamism MBAs provide the necessary transferable skills to cope with the management of change in a work environment. The MBA course specification includes an emphasis on the development of entrepreneurship, business ethics, innovation and leadership skills. Mobility In The Global Job Market Having an MBA qualification can ensure greater employee mobility and increase opportunities within the global job market. WESTMINSTER INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE LONDON REASONS SCHOOL TO OF STUDY COMMERCE AN MBA 37
10 THE LSC GROUP The LSC Group London School of Commerce (LSC) - London, UK LSC Dhaka - Dhaka, Bangladesh LSC offers a portfolio of graduate and postgraduate courses in Business, Management, and Information Technology leading to globally recognised British qualifications. LSC, with its associate colleges, is one of the largest MBA providers in Europe. The main LSC teaching and administrative campus is centrally located and all the prime attractions in London are in close proximity to the campus. The LSC Group has a global community of more than 15,000 students from over 130 countries. Indian School of Business and Computing - Bangalore, India The Indian School of Business and Computing (ISBC) is part of the LSC Group of Colleges. ISBC offers postgraduate programmes in business subjects. LSC Dhaka Centre (ACMIT) is part of the international LSC Group of Colleges. Centrally located in Dhaka, it offers students the chance to study for British Degrees in business subjects. British School of Commerce - Colombo, Sri Lanka Located in Colombo, the British School of Commerce offers numerous undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in business subjects, such as finance, management, and information technology. The courses at BSC lead to internationally recognised MBA, Degree, and other undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. LONDON, UNITED KIN Vancouver BELG VALLETTA, MALT Rabat Accra Lago s 8 LSC LONDON LSC MALTA Quito Bogota Santiago Rio de Janeiro Yaounde Wind REGIONAL OFFICES : Accra, Astana, Bangkok, Beijing, Bogota, Chennai, Dar es Sala New York, Pretoria, Quito,Rabat, Rawalpindi, Rio de Janeiro, S
11 The British School of Business (BSB) Armenia forms part of the global London School of Commerce (LSC) Group of Colleges. In association with Anglia Ruskin University (UK) and the Armenian State University of Economics, BSB Armenia is providing students with the opportunity to obtain internationally recognised British Degrees in Armenia. LSC Belgrade is a division of the LSC Group of Colleges. LSC Belgrade offers numerous British undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in business subjects. LSC Malta - Valletta, Malta LSC Malta forms part of the LSC Group of Colleges and provides students with the opportunity to study courses leading to degree qualifications in Malta. LSC Malta courses are fully accredited by the NCFHE in Malta. Students at LSC Malta also have the opportunity to transfer credits to Anglia Ruskin University (UK) in order to obtain a British MBA degree. WIC KUALA LUMPUR Moscow Astana Ulan Bator Tashkent Beijing To Tokyo Rawalpindi YEREVAN, ARMENIA Kathmandu DHAKA, BANGLADESH New Delhi Mumbai os ISBC BANGALORE BANGALORE, INDIA Chennai nna a Bangkok ok COLOMBO, SRI LANKA Ho Chi Minh H h City GRADE, SERBIA dh h hoek ho oek LSC BELGRADE LSC Belgrade - Belgrade, Serbia NGDOM TA HOW TO APPLY British School of Business - Yerevan, Armenia KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Dar es Salaam P torria Pretor Syd ydney aam, Ho Chi Minh City, Istanbul, Kolkata, Lagos, Moscow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Santiago, Tbilisi, Tashkent, Tokyo, Ulan Bator, Vancouver, Yaounde, Windhoek 9 BSC COLOMBO
12 The Unique Benefits of Studying a Full-time MBA with Cardiff Metropolitan University at Westminster International College, a Division of the London School of Commerce Group of Colleges Transfer credits for your final semester to study in London or at one of our international campuses at no additional fee* LSC, in association with our partner universities, is one of the largest MBA providers in Europe Experienced local and international faculty Excellent facilities Access to over 70,000 online materials Cost-effective, accelerated courses with fees payable in easy instalments Future career prospects can be enhanced with a globally recognised British Degree Cardiff Metropolitan University is the Degree Awarding Body LSC is a Highly Trusted (Tier 4) Sponsor with the UK Border Agency Join the LSC Group and be part of a global community of more than 10,000 students from over 100 countries * Subject to visa requirements. Terms and conditions apply. Westminster International College Level A-3A-01, Empire Tower 1, Empire Subang, Jalan SS16/1, Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia Tel: Fax: London School of Commerce Chaucer House, White Hart Yard, London SE1 1NX, United Kingdom Tel : Fax: th & 15th Floor, Southern Floor, First Subang, Jalan SS15/4G, Subang Jaya, Selangor D.E, Malaysia. Tel : Fax : Copyright London School of Commerce Group of Colleges All rights reserved. Date of Publication September 2014.