• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The City of Manchester has a global reputation for nurturing some of the world’s best business talents. Join a 25 year legacy of  the Master of Business Administration graduates at Manchester Metropolitan University who are shaping the global business landscape, with the help of one of the world’s most highly valued qualifications. 

About

With flexibility and dedicated student support at its heart, our Global Online MBA gives you the freedom to balance study with your existing work, life and family commitments.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Manchester Metropolitan University is recognised internationally and is considered one of the most prestigious qualifications in the business world. If you are seeking a senior role in business, this challenging and thought-provoking programme has been designed to sharpen your leadership acumen and give you the practical skills, theory and workplace understanding to progress your career. 

Features and benefits

  • Globally accredited - Impartial professional bodies think our MBA programme is one of the best, which is why it’s fully accredited by AMBA. Our Business School is also placed among the world’s elite according to AACSB, for its degree programmes, research, business engagement and innovation. We are one of only a handful of universities to have this double accreditation, a true hallmark of excellence.
  • Be at the forefront of business thinking - With expert teaching that is grounded in the latest research, you will gain first-hand knowledge of pertinent cross-industry issues that will help you grow your career and boost your earning potential.
  • Becme Chartered Management Institute qualified - As a Manchester Metropolitan MBA student, you will be awarded affiliate membership of the prestigious Chartered Management Institute (CMI). You will also achieve the CMI’s Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership Diploma upon completion of the programme, distinguishing you from the competition when looking for your next career move.
  • Study your way - Global Online has been designed to help you to achieve an MBA degree without taking a career break: from a fast and easy application process, the opportunity to begin your studies at three different entry points in the year, to the choice to pay per unit you study. Our flexible study format has been expertly designed to suit students in different time zones and offers the option to watch seminars at a time that suits you.

Accreditation

The course is delivered by Manchester Metropolitan Business School, one of only a handful of business schools in the UK that is accredited by both AMBA and AACSB.

Programme Structure

Typical units of study may include:

  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Global Economic Environment
  • Strategic Management
  • Leading Change and Creativity in the Organisation

Lecturers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    89

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

    StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

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).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • A UK honours degree (2:2 or above) or an international equivalent plus three years of work experience
  • OR significant management experience (10 years+) and a record of achievement in business and leadership
  • Minimum 25 years of age

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    7200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14400 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    7200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14400 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
We are currently offering a 10% Early Bird Discount to eligible professionals joining this programme.

Funding

We are currently offering thirty scholarships for high-quality individual applicants, which will take the form of an annual discount on the standard fee. The scholarship is of the value of £1000 p.a. for full-time students, and £500 p.a. for part-time students, and in each case is payable for the duration of the course. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and cannot be guaranteed. 

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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