Masters in Business Administration MBA

Course detail & modules

Our MBA is designed for graduates and business professionals. The course has been carefully mapped to ensure that you build business acumen and critical thinking to gain a competitive edge. 

In a vibrant and supportive environment, you will develop professionally by combining your intellectual, analytical, strategic and critical thinking skills with your drive and ambition. This will help you to begin or progress in your chosen business career, or to change career direction.

You will improve your effectiveness as a manager and leader, transforming your prospects for managerial careers as well as developing your entrepreneurial skill.

This industry-focused course has been designed with direct input from employers, large and small, from both public and private sectors. You will gain a broad overview of international management and business issues, with the choice of optional modules and a personal dissertation to suit your career aims.

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or equivalent. You should also have a minimum of two years relevant postgraduate work experience. All applications are considered individually. 

Extended Masters Degree

To study the Extended Masters programme you will need:

  • a Bachelor’s degree
  • international students need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 or above and a minimum of 5.5 for each of the individual components (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening). We will also consider you for this course with IELTS between 6.0 and 6.5 – in this case you would need to complete an English language course during your first semester, which we provide at no additional cost.

Compulsory modules

  • Management Skills for Executives
  • Leading People and Teams
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Financial Management for Decision Makers
  • Global Marketing and Digital Business
  • Critical Inquiry into Sector Analysis
  • MBA Project

 

Study & career progression

Once you graduate, you could decide to set up your own business, progress to senior management, or start over in a fresh sector that interests you. 

Many of our postgraduates now successfully run their own business. Others have moved on to work with companies such as: 

  • Citibank
  • Accenture
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • NHS Trusts
  • BBC
  • Yahoo
  • Continental Tyres
  • The Times India
  • Jarvis Hotels
  • The Guardian.