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International Business, M.B.A.

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  • 24 months
Köln, Germany
The MBA International Business (Master of Business Administration) offered by the University of East London (UEL) and Rheinische Fachhochschule Koeln (RFH) supports you on your journey to an international management career.
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The MBA International Business (Master of Business Administration) offered by the University of East London (UEL) and Rheinische Fachhochschule Koeln (RFH) supports you on your journey to an international management career.

UEL is a renown and officially recognized university in London (Docklands and Stratford). MBA programmes offered by the Royal Docks School of Business and Law (RDSBL) are delivered in different parts of the world and are recognised as highly qualified and business oriented education.

This high-quality MBA programme is accredited by the renowned Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Additionally, an accreditation from FIBAA is currently pursued and finalization expected shortly. As consequence, a “dual degree” from RFH and UEL will be granted to successful students.

One of UEL’s focus is on part time programmes.

This MBA International Businessis a part time programme in accordance with the British system of higher education – a combination of theoretical and business oriented studies. This education is not designed and therefore cannot be completed as a long distance learning programme (on-site attendance is required).

To deepen students’ comprehension of the English language, all lessons are held in English.

At the end of studies, successful students will be awarded the internationally recognized and renowned title "Master of Business Administration” (MBA) by the UEL. This title MBA is eligible to be used as name affix.

Certificates will be handed out during an official ceremony in London in November each year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Managing and Leading People
  • Operations, Networks and Partnerships
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Marketing in the Digital Age

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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General Requirements

  • The MBA International Businessis offered to finalists in academic professions such as Engineering, Economy, Medicine, Chemistry, Biology and Law. We accept a wide range of qualifications from across the world. Diploma or bachelor certificate (grade 3.0 or better)
  • German language skills are not required, although they may facilitate administrative processes.
  • An employment subject to social security contributions in Germany during studies or an EU citizenship is a pre-requisite for this MBA-programme.
  • Candidates will also be required to submit a personal statement of 500 words demonstrating their commitment to study for the MBA and explaining how the MBA will enhance their career.

Work Experience

At least 1 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Köln

  • 831 - 1300 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


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