Edinburgh Napier University is a dynamic, innovative and forward-looking institution dedicated to supplying educational services which are relevant to the needs of today's students and employers. Edinburgh Napier University is one of Scotland's top universities for graduate employability - 93.2% of graduates are in work or further study within six months after graduating.
The university is also proud winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education 2009, awarded for innovative housing construction for environmental benefit and quality of life.Academically the University is organised in 3 faculties with 16,500 students. Our student body is diverse and cosmopolitan, and is made up of about 22% international students, 12% EU students and 66% UK students 6500 students. The Business School has recognition by many professional bodies. It has a research rating towards the top of modern universities, has high quality business & international partnerships.
Edinburgh Napier University is pleased to announce the opportunity to win a scholarship to study the mMBA programme. This unique programme powered by Mobitel, offers students in Sri Lanka, the ability to study a UK online programme supported by face to face workshops and live online tutorials delivered by Edinburgh Napier University professors and staff.
The mobile MBA [mMBA] delivered by the Edinburgh Napier Business School gives students the ability to apply learning directly relevant to the workplace through case studies and live projects. A flexible mode of study which gives the students the ability to work and learn to advance their careers. A practice-based mode of learning, applying theory in practical situations to solve business problems. Course material that is available 24/7, via video and podcasts, with content that is relevant and up to date. The Edinburgh Napier Business School emphasises practice-based approaches to education.
The Edinburgh Napier University's mMBA will be able to assist you achieve your goals, as our slogan says "Mobilise your Career' - gain a competitive edge through personal learning anytime, anywhere."
To be in with a chance to win this scholarship.
Answer the following question in no more than 400 words, including areas like your career aspirations etc.
Why Edinburgh Napier University should give me the opportunity to Mobilise my career with an mMBA Scholarship?
Terms and Conditions of the competition
1. The Competition is open to Sri Lankan residents only over the age of 18, except employees of Edinburgh Napier University and Mobitel.
2. No Cash or other prize alternative is available.
3. All entries must be submitted by midnight on 21st October 2011. Entries must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, please put mMBA Scholarship in the subject. All entries must be written in English and must not exceed 400 words.
4. Entry is free.
5. Entries must be the original work of the entrant and not previously published. The winner will be the entrant whose entry sets out the best example of mobilising their career, in the opinion of the judges. Winners will be notified within ten (10) days after the closing date. All reasonable endeavours will be made to contact the winner during this time. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, Edinburgh Napier University reserves the right to select another winner from the entries which were received before the closing date.
6. There is one prize for one person only. The prize worth one million rupees will cover the tuition fees, teaching materials and a Mobitel Mobile learning bundle. All other costs and expenses is the responsibility of the winner.
7. Entrants must be eligible for the mMBA programmes admission requirements. These are: a first degree or equivalent, a minimum of five years appropriate management experience,
8. Competence in English should be IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 575, or to pass the ENU English Assessment.
9. The winner will be required to submit valid identification before receiving their prize.
10. Edinburgh Napier reserves the right to right to use stories as anonymised scenarios for teaching purposes or publicity purposes.