MBA Information

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Dear University of Stirling,

I am currently looking at studying an MBA however with so much choice within the market I would like to know some more background and operational information which is not available on all the Universities website I have looked at.

I would like to know the following information

1. Total MBA Budget per year, per course e.g. full time/part-time/flexible/executive
1.1 If possible how much of this is spent on teaching, overseas trips and scholarships.
2. The number of none academic staff that support the above courses e.g. recruitment staff/administration staff/ operational staff. Can this information be provided with if they are full time, part time etc, and the type of contact and job title
3. The number of academic staff that teach on the programme with the following information a) number of female and males, the number that have PhD's, the number that have practical non academic experience in business.
4. The size of the last two years MBA student body (number of students on each course)
5. The number of different nationalities within the student body over the last two years.
6. The female to male ratio for students in the last two years.

If calcification is required please let me know. I look forward to hearing from you

Yours faithfully,

Katie Kidd

Freedom of Information Unit, University of Stirling

Dear Ms Kidd,

We acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request and will respond as soon as possible.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Unit
University of Stirling

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Freedom of Information Unit, University of Stirling

Dear Ms Kidd

 

I refer to your Freedom of Information request regarding MBA information. 
The responses to your questions are below:

 

1. Total MBA Budget per year, per course e.g. full
time/part-time/flexible/executive

Budgets are not set at course level and so the University does not hold
this information. However, the University does invest in the following to
support students on our full-time MBA:

Core Text Books ( in the region of £12k-£15k per annum)

Flying Start Induction Programme (£13k per annum)

Membership of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) (approximately £6k per
annum per student)

Dedicated Facilities – MBA students have exclusive use of teaching rooms
and social space

 

1.1   If possible how much of this is spent on teaching, overseas trips
and scholarships.

Information not held.

 

2. The number of none academic staff that support the above courses e.g.
recruitment staff/administration staff/ operational staff. Can this
information be provided with if they are full time, part time etc, and the
type of contact and job title

The posts listed below are based within Stirling Management School and
support the MBA, although not exclusively, unless stated.

1 full time Recruitment and Conversion Officer

1 full time Admissions Officer

1 full time Employability Manager

1 full time MBA Administrator (exclusively)

 

The staff listed above work in conjunction with central teams such as
Recruitment, Admissions, Careers and Employability Service and are further
supported by colleagues in the Faculty’s Postgraduate Studies Team.

 

3. The number of academic staff that teach on the programme with the
following information a) number of female and males, the number that have
PhD's, the number that have practical non-academic experience in business.

 

+--------------------------+
|  |  |PhD| Industry |
| | | |Experience|
|--------+--+---+----------|
|Staffing|16|   |   |
|Total: | | | |
|--------+--+---+----------|
| Male|11|10 | 8 |
|--------+--+---+----------|
| Female|5 | 3 | 4 |
+--------------------------+

 

4. The size of the last two years MBA student body (number of students on
each course)

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|  |2016/17 |2017/18 |
| | | |
| | |  |
|------------------------------------+----------------+------------------|
|Total cohort |20 |19 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

5. The number of different nationalities within the student body over the
last two years.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|  |2016/17 |2017/18 |
| | | |
| | |  |
|------------------------------------+----------------+------------------|
|Nationalities |8 |9 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

6. The female to male ratio for students in the last two years.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|  |2016/17 |2017/18 |
| | | |
| | |  |
|----------------------+-----------------------+-------------------------|
|  |Female |Male |Female |Male |
|----------------------+----------+------------+------------+------------|
|Percentage |45 |55 |58 |42 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

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Yours faithfully

Freedom of Information Unit

University of Stirling

 

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