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Alternative MBA, M.B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 8 months
Companies across the entire food chain are seeking professional talent that is equipped to solve their business challenges; increasingly they are understanding that the graduates of today are not able to transition directly into work.Have you finished your degree? Looking to build a successful, purposeful professional career? If so, this Alternative-MBA at Agribusiness Academy is for you.


Alternative-MBA at Agribusiness Academy is designed to fill the vacant agribusiness management graduate positions which companies are currently unable to recruit for each year. We have carefully crafted a blend of expert knowledge, business soft-skills and a work placement, to make sure that you will find work.

Key Features
  • Up-to-date relevant learning material
  • Work experience placement included
  • Help finding job on completion
  • Learn in your own time

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Management basics
  • Marketing basics
  • Quantitative techniques
  • Finance and accounting basics
  • Business of technology basics
  • Soft-skills
  • Mapping different agriculture value chains
  • The role of food logistics in building transparent and traceable food value chains  


  • Vijayender Nalla
  • Tom Chant
  • Renuka Devi G

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description
      8 months of learning in 8 modules (Part-time study) 2 months of in-company internship (Full-time) Access to monthly face-to-face workshops
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Agri, Science or Engineering final year undergraduate or graduate
  • Or BBA (any discipline)
  • Or General MBA students and graduates
  • 12 hours commitment per week (flexible)
  • Interested to work in Food, Agri or Retail sector

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2300 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2300 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The tuition for the program is £2300 (inclusive of all taxes)

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

  • 560 - 1000 GBP/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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