New Global MBAprogramme offers transformational learning experience that will develop skillsand knowledge into world-class business acumen
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 August 2018 - The University of London (UOL) launchesits Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme delivered by AmityGlobal Institute in Singapore this evening, 16th August at the EmpireSky Lounge of Fifty Raffles Place. The event was graced by Guest-of-Honour ActingHigh Commissioner, Mrs Alexandra McKenzie. Academic direction for the MBA isprovided by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), an institution that prioritises the integration of its teaching andresearch.
Thisdiverse MBA programme offers five specialist areas: accountancy, entrepreneurship & innovation, finance, law, andleadership. Students undertaking face-to-face tutor support at Amity GlobalInstitute can also choose to work towards a specialist MBA, which will be anattractive asset for career advancement across key sectors. Students will gainaccess to learning resources and study guides for each module via UOL's VirtualLearning Environment. Tutors introduce the modules,provide guidance on assessments, respond to queries, monitor discussions andprovide interventions at key points of study.
Dr Dimitrios Koufopolous, Global MBAProgramme Director, University of London said of the new programme, "We are happy to belaunching this new programme in Singapore in collaboration with Amity GlobalInstitute. Our students based in Singapore will gain a prestigiousqualification by becoming part of our global network of influential individualsand can look forward to joining our community of approximately 60,000 alumni inSingapore upon graduation.
"It is with great honour that we are working withthe University of London to deliver this Global MBA programme in Singapore.Forging a relationship with them aligns our mission and vision together as theinstitution that promotes a holistic educational experience for all students. Welook forward to welcoming our first batch of students this October," commented Dr Aseem Chauhan, Chancellor of AmityGlobal Institute.
Supportfor the Development of Women Leadership Roles
2018 marks 150 years since theUniversity of London introduced its 'Special Examinations for Women', which tenyears later, in 1878, led to the opening up of full degrees for women. TheUniversity of London was the first in the UK to do so in both instances.
To celebrate thesetrailblazing achievements as part of the University ofLondon's Leading Women campaign, the university is offering 150 scholarships to women fromanywhere in the world who wish to study the Global MBA by distance learning.The scholarship covers 40% off all fees payable for the Global MBA, to theUniversity of London.
Speaking at the launch event, Acting High Commissioner of the BritishHigh Commission, Mrs Alexandra McKenzie said, "I am delighted to witnessthe launch of UOL's new Global MBA programme this evening. The UK government isabsolutely committed to achieving gender equality at home and worldwide, andcreating education opportunities for women and girls. This is not only theright thing to do, it's the only way to ensure economic development, and createstable, prosperous societies."
The Global MBA programme is alsoaccredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and CharteredInstitute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Studentswill have the chance to gain Chartered Manager status, and emerge withqualifications that are highly valued by employers.
QueenMary University of London (QMUL) is one of the University of London's largestcolleges. A member of the Russell Group, it has over 20,000 students from morethan 150 countries. In the most recent national assessment of the quality ofresearch (REF 2014), QMUL was placed ninth in the UK.
For more information on the Global MBA programme,please visit: https://www.amitysingapore.sg/courses_london_MBA.asp
ABOUTUNIVERSITY OF LONDON
One of the largest, most diverse universities inthe UK with over 120,000 students in London, and a further 50,000 studyingacross 180 countries for a University of London degree. When you graduate, yourprestigious University of London award will be valued globally and help you topursue sought-after careers. The courses you study, and all the materialsprovided are created and assessed by the University of London's memberinstitutions, which have an international reputation for their teaching andresearch. The high standing of our qualifications is valued and recognised byuniversities, employers and specific professional and statutory bodies. Formore information, please visit https://www.london.ac.uk.
ABOUTQUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
Queen Mary has a rich and diverse heritage and isone of the largest colleges of the University of London, with 23,120undergraduate and postgraduate students studying across the humanities andsocial sciences, science and engineering, and medicine and dentistry. A memberof the prestigious Russell Group, Queen Mary was recently ranked among theworld's top one per cent of universities by Times Higher Education (WorldUniversity Rankings, 2016-2017). It is also among the 25 most internationallydiverse universities in the world. Queen Mary University of London places ahigh priority on the integration of its teaching and research. This ensuresthat your MBA study materials are informed by the latest developments in theindustry and are fully relevant to your needs. For more information, pleasevisit https://www.qmul.ac.uk.
ABOUTAMITY GLOBAL INSTITUTE
Amity Education Group is a leading educationprovider in Asia with around 170,000 students, 6,000 distinguished faculty andoffering 300 courses in a range of disciplines. Besides Singapore, Amity isalso present in London, New York, California, Abu Dhabi, Romania, Mauritius,Paris, Amsterdam, Nanjing and Beijing. At Amity, we benchmark only against thebest institutions around the world and striving to be an institute ofexcellence that provides affordable education for both local and internationalstudents.
Amity Global Institute in Singapore offers industry-orientedmanagement programmes designed by leading academicians and corporate worldmembers. Benchmarking with the latest content and teaching methodologies acrossthe world, the Programmes are an ideal platform for the launch of one's careeror getting on to the Fast-track. Backed by professionals with decades ofexperience in the corporate world and in the education field, Amity providesthe best mix of practice and theory to ensure your success.
Amity's Main Campus (Tanglin) is located in KaySiang Road, situated along 'Embassy Row', the diplomatic centre of Singaporeand nestled at the fringe of the city with proximity and accessibility to keybusiness districts. There is also a City Campus (NLB) located right in theNational Library Building, a knowledge icon located in the heart of the arts,cultural, entertainment and civic district of Singapore. For more information,please visit: