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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

The programme will give you a broader understanding of business by considering issues such as human and financial resources, customers and the business environment.

Importantly, we take a strategic perspective on business and management and help you to develop the skills to contribute to major decisions made by organisations about their future.

Applicants are welcomed from any discipline and from a wide range of job roles. Many entrants to an MBA have a science or technology qualification so it is not necessary that you have studied business or management before.

  • Develop your existing skills to management level;
  • Gain a strategic perspective on business;
  • Study key aspects of business including accounting and finance, human resource management, marketing and strategy.

What are my career prospects?

An MBA helps to equip you for a range of career opportunities in both general management and specialist functions. Typical MBA careers include accountancy, administration, banking, education, finance, human resource management, marketing, public and private sector management, retailing and enterprise.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Strategic Marketing Planning
  • Strategy: Foundations and New Perspectives 
  • Human Resourcing as Competitive Strategy
  • Financial Decision Making 
  • The Innovation Process: Creation to Implementation
  • Organisational Research

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
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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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

To join this MBA you should have a degree equivalent to UK second class honours (2:2 or above).Ideally you should also have two years relevant work experience gained after graduation although well qualified and motivated candidates without this will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

part-time study on this MBA are £60 per credit for UK and EU students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2019/20, i.e. £1,200 per 20 credit module.

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

For comprehensive information about the financial support available to eligible UK and EU students joining postgraduate courses at Edge Hill University, together with details of how to apply for potential funding, please view the Money Matters guide.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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