University of York MBA or other options?


Hello there,


I'm currently looking for a budget MBA I'm asking for your assistance. I still have some concerns, if my choice is reasonable or there are some other options to consider


My background:

I'm Russian citizen, relocated to Germany just a few months ago, so I don't know German language and have low budget at this moment. I'm working as Client Manager, Service Delivery Manager, so I have 5 years of managerial experience and 11 years of total working experience.

Goals:

1) Online format
2) MBA in Consultancy or General MBA with, at least, some modules in Consultancy to extend my knowledge and to have some additional advantage to land a job in Luxembourg or Switzerland in a few years
3) UK, because it is in English and have a variety of "cheap" MBA programs. Luxembourg or Switzerland are also fine, but I assume that they will not fit my budget
4) Low budget, ideally less then 15k
5) Awarding body is legit


So, based on that, University of York seems to be the best fit for me. However, I can't find any information about it on this web portal and I know that it lacks of any accreditations. I'm not sure if it is really important but anyway, if you have anything against that University or know other options, then please let me know

[Edited by [email protected] on Dec 21, 2021]

Hello there, <br><br>
I'm currently looking for a budget MBA I'm asking for your assistance. I still have some concerns, if my choice is reasonable or there are some other options to consider<br><br>
My background:<br><br>I'm Russian citizen, relocated to Germany just a few months ago, so I don't know German language and have low budget at this moment. I'm working as Client Manager, Service Delivery Manager, so I have 5 years of managerial experience and 11 years of total working experience.<br>
Goals:<br><br>1) Online format <br>2) MBA in Consultancy or General MBA with, at least, some modules in Consultancy to extend my knowledge and to have some additional advantage to land a job in Luxembourg or Switzerland in a few years<br>3) UK, because it is in English and have a variety of "cheap" MBA programs. Luxembourg or Switzerland are also fine, but I assume that they will not fit my budget<br>4) Low budget, ideally less then 15k <br>5) Awarding body is legit<br><br>
So, based on that, University of York seems to be the best fit for me. However, I can't find any information about it on this web portal and I know that it lacks of any accreditations. I'm not sure if it is really important but anyway, if you have anything against that University or know other options, then please let me know
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Duncan

This isn't a good idea. Learn German, then than an MSc taught in German. 

This isn't a good idea. Learn German, then than an MSc taught in German.&nbsp;
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This isn't a good idea. Learn German, then than an MSc taught in German. 

I'm learning German and I already have master degree in IT. That's why I'm looking specifically for MBA. Duncan, could you advise on that university or provide alternatives? I would much appreciate itThank you in advance
Ah, forgot to say, that I have a full time job here for next 2 years, so full time education doesn't fit my situation

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[quote]This isn't a good idea. Learn German, then than an MSc taught in German.&nbsp; [/quote]<br>I'm learning German and I already have master degree in IT. That's why I'm looking specifically for MBA. Duncan, could you advise on that university or provide alternatives? I would much appreciate it<div>Thank you in advance</div><div><br>Ah, forgot to say, that I have a full time job here for next 2 years, so full time education doesn't fit my situation</div>
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Duncan

See: Do you need to speak the local language? www.find-mba.com/board/34713 

I don't recommend an MSc taught in German because it's useful generally to have a masters degree. I suggest that because the major obstacles to your career progress will be [a] a lack of acculturation and professional language skills in German or French if you want to work in Luxembourg or German- or French-speaking Switzerland and nationality. The MBA is not native to Germany and retains a tool for Germans who want to develop working capacity in English and foreigners who want to enjoy Germany before returning home. If you are working full-time for the next two years then, almost certainly, language skills come before a degree taught in English.

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See: Do you need to speak the local language?&nbsp;www.find-mba.com/board/34713&nbsp;<br><br>I don't recommend an MSc taught in German because it's useful generally to have a masters degree. I suggest that because the major obstacles to your career progress will be [a] a lack of acculturation and professional language skills in German or French if you want to work in Luxembourg or German- or French-speaking Switzerland and [b] nationality. The MBA is not native to Germany and retains a tool for Germans who want to develop working capacity in English and foreigners who want to enjoy Germany before returning home. If you are working full-time for the next two years then, almost certainly, language skills come before a degree taught in English.<br><br>
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See: Do you need to speak the local language? www.find-mba.com/board/34713 

I don't recommend an MSc taught in German because it's useful generally to have a masters degree. I suggest that because the major obstacles to your career progress will be [a] a lack of acculturation and professional language skills in German or French if you want to work in Luxembourg or German- or French-speaking Switzerland and nationality. The MBA is not native to Germany and retains a tool for Germans who want to develop working capacity in English and foreigners who want to enjoy Germany before returning home. If you are working full-time for the next two years then, almost certainly, language skills come before a degree taught in English.


That is absolutely reasonable and I fully agree with that point of view. I'm trying to combine learning an additional language and getting mba degree meanwhile to save the most important resource - time. I'm going to get b1 German and MBA (in English) in next 2 years. 
Anyway, thank you for the advice, I'll figure things out myself then

[quote]See: Do you need to speak the local language?&nbsp;www.find-mba.com/board/34713&nbsp;<br><br>I don't recommend an MSc taught in German because it's useful generally to have a masters degree. I suggest that because the major obstacles to your career progress will be [a] a lack of acculturation and professional language skills in German or French if you want to work in Luxembourg or German- or French-speaking Switzerland and [b] nationality. The MBA is not native to Germany and retains a tool for Germans who want to develop working capacity in English and foreigners who want to enjoy Germany before returning home. If you are working full-time for the next two years then, almost certainly, language skills come before a degree taught in English.<br><br> [/quote]<br>That is absolutely reasonable and I fully agree with that point of view. I'm trying to combine learning an additional language and getting mba degree meanwhile to save the most important resource - time. I'm going to get b1 German and MBA (in English) in next 2 years.&nbsp;<br>Anyway, thank you for the advice, I'll figure things out myself then
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Duncan

Given the choice between B1 German and an English MBA without meaningful international accreditation (i.e. AACSB, EQUIS or AMBA) or C2 German, then German wins. 

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Given the choice between B1 German and an English MBA without meaningful international accreditation (i.e. AACSB, EQUIS or AMBA) or C2 German, then German wins.&nbsp;
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