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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Liverpool, United Kingdom
This Master of Business Administration at Liverpool John Moores University provides professionals with the space and expertise to transform their practice and enhance career prospects through our personalised approach to learning.

Overview

The Master of Business Administration programme at Liverpool John Moores University aims to respond to the evidence-based need for trained senior managers by developing confident, competent, forward-thinking leaders who can balance strategic thinking with excellent operational focus.  This is a distinctive MBA, which is intellectually-challenging, insightful and focused on improving practice in the workplace across all areas of management, leadership, and the functions of business.Modules have been developed in consultation with businesses, who identified the following training themes:Self-development and performance through othersStrategy and the big pictureStrategy in to actionDigital Business, innovation and sustainable futures

The course is dedicated to supporting mature, professional students who may be having their first experience of higher education. We prepare them for work in this challenging and rewarding arena through work-based case studies.

Career

You will see a marked improvement on your day-to-day performance, confidence and learning in the workplace, as well as improvements in your ability to demonstrate new skills learnt during the course of your studies. By combining experience with new management thinking developed over the lifetime of the MBA, you will see improvements in decision making, contributions to idea generation and business improvement.

It is expected that MBA graduates will have an improved career trajectory and be able to move more quickly and with confidence up the career ladder. Importantly, many MBA graduates have used the confidence and skills they have developed on the programme to achieve their aspirations and move across sectors and industry boundaries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership, Engagement and People Performance 
  • Business Process Excellence 
  • Project Management 
  • Finance and Decision Making 
  • Strategic Business Consultancy Project 
  • Leadership and Strategic Performance 
  • Marketing Context and Relationship Management 
  • Digital Business Innovation 
  • Leading Change for Sustainable Futures 
  • Research Methods 
  • Research Strategies for Practitioners 
  • Dissertation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a minimum 2:2 honours degree
or
  • significant industry experience
plus
  • two references
  • two or more years’ management experience
  • to attend an interview
  • to demonstrate your ability to benefit from and contribute to the programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Home (part-time, per year): £5,900

Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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