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About

Harness your entrepreneurial spirit and prepare to make waves. Developed with the world-class team at Essex Business School, the MBA programme at the University of Essex Online will help you develop the knowledge, self-confidence and skills to lead within the dynamic environments of the modern business world.

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Overview

You will take part in interactive Director’s Workshops, which bring industry leaders and outstanding speakers before our entire MBA student population for a week-long engaging experience. 

This is a unique opportunity for students to apply their knowledge to a variety of commercial scenarios and explore real-world business challenges from different perspectives.

Experiential learning is at the core of the MBA programme at the University of Essex Online . The interactive real-time synchronous attendance events deliver a wealth of reflection and learning opportunities for our students as they collaborate in groups of different sizes and composition. 

These real-time interactions allow students to contribute, share and reflect upon experiences and insights drawn from the different industrial, geographical and cultural perspectives represented in the global MBA community.

You will also benefit from your classmates’ expertise and experiences, alongside the course content, with our in-depth discussion forums. Subject tutors will be available during enlightening Q&A sessions and virtual office hours, while our range of assessment techniques allow you to demonstrate your diverse skillset and understanding of the business areas.

Throughout this course, you’ll explore a broad range of topics including:

  • different approaches to leadership and their impact on culture and business performance
  • the global flows of resources, ideas, knowledge and people as features of global enterprise
  • the effect that operations have on the sustainability of an organisation
  • international marketing strategy and planning
  • the three critical components of entrepreneurship
  • accounting and finance techniques and their application in organisations
  • work team effectiveness and motivation

Your future

An MBA sets you up for success in the dynamic environments of the modern business world. Whether you are seeking a senior position within an organisation or hoping to start up your own company, the skills and knowledge you develop will be useful in roles that manage finance, human resources, corporate strategy, marketing and sales management, research and development and management consultancy, among many others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Planning
  • Director’s Workshop
  • MBA Synchronous Attendance
  • Business Research
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing in a Global Economy
  • Sustainable Operations

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class (required)
Upper Second Class (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

A 1st, 2:1 or 2:2 undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree

Work experience

Relevant, professional work experience, post-graduation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

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!

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