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Master of Business Administration

Aberystwyth University

12 months
16800 GBP/year
13250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration MBA programme offered at Aberystwyth University enables you to develop an understanding of higher-level managerial skills and concepts and their application in practical situations.


The Master of Business Administration MBA degree offered at Aberystwyth University focuses on developing your academic and managerial skills. An important objective is to provide relevant analytical training in the latest strategic managerial and organisational developments in both the public and private sectors. You will collect and analyse relevant information across a range of areas pertaining to a current situation, synthesise the information into a form appropriate for evaluation of decision alternatives, and engage with people from different cultural backgrounds in order to raise the level of organisational awareness and thinking. 

As a student on the MBA programme, you will study current management theory and acknowledged best practice in areas such as leadership, operations, corporate governance and sustainability. The programme includes coverage of human resource management and organisational behaviour. The study of financial analysis and decision making emphasises the uses of financial and accounting data to inform and improve strategic decisions and operations. The coverage of business economics emphasises the external context, as well as the economic foundations, for business decision-making across a range of functional areas.


This degree will suit you:
  • If you want to study a subject of truly global importance;
  • If you wish to develop a critical appreciation of financial theory, practice and environment;
  • If you wish to nurture a career in financial services or banking;
  • If you desire skills highly sought-after by any postgraduate employer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Economics 
  • Corporate Governance And Sustainability 
  • Financial Analysis And Decision Making 
  • Managerial Reports 
  • Marketing Management Strategy 
  • People And Organizations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours Degree (or its equivalent) plus satisfactory references from your University. Although not always necessary, previous work experience in a relevant subject is preferable.
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberystwyth

700 - 1300 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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