program at the University of Edinburgh
qualifies you to practice business and commerce and to carry out related business tasks.
Alternatively, a degree in business administration qualifies you to practice business administration and to carry out related management tasks. This includes teaching in the main management disciplines, Business and Financial Environment, Financial Resource Management, Leadership and Professional Development,Managing People and Organisations, Marketing, Operations Management, Strategic Management, Information Management, MBA Business Forecasting and Modelling, Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Ventures, Global Business, International Marketing, Management Consultancy, Management of Change, Managing Corporate Social Responsibility, Public Service Management, Services Marketing, Strategic Management of E-Business, Strategic Operations Management, Strategic Project Management
If you chosen area was management, you will have received a general and thorough background in management with the emphasis on the development of the behavioural skills necessary to succeed in the public and private, profit and non-profit sectors, and your coursework will typically have included required courses in human resource management, labour/management relations, systems management, and organizational behaviour., with specialized options in such topics as managing a heterogeneous workforce, gender issues in management, and entrepreneurship.
masters students: You will typically have completed a combined Masters degree in Business Administration and Marketing Management, designed to develop skills in the core areas of business administration (accounting and finance, people management, economics, data analysis, international business, ethics and strategy). Your studies of business administration and marketing at an advanced level will have enabled you to move more speedily into senior marketing positions in consumer, business, government, community service and non-profit organisations.
You will have performed advanced study in the field of accountancy and its related disciplines, and gained a thorough understanding of the legal and ethical issues current in the accounting profession. You will have gained a deeper understanding of professional judgement and a critical, independent worldview.