12 months
16497 GBP/year
12501 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Suffolk Executive MBA here at the University of Suffolk offers business knowledge at a senior level of management and advances leadership skills. Undertaking this qualification demonstrates determination to succeed in your chosen career and achieve your potential. 


With its distinctive nature the course aims to develop analytical and strategic management skills using concepts derived from a wide range of academic disciplines. With its flexible and practical nature, the Suffolk Executive MBA from University of Suffolk is designed to fit in with existing career commitments, offering flexibility for managers and senior leaders across several different industries and sectors who are wanting to boost their career prospects whilst continuing to work.

Students will be involved in live management issues through various projects and assessments, developing leadership and management skills, and undertaking both group-based and individual work. 

The blended approach to the Suffolk Executive MBA combines a multitude of different traditional classroom learning supported by additional forms of online learning and a Postgraduate Workshop Series. 

The Postgraduate Workshop Series aims to address a wide range of current management issues and offers an opportunity to discuss these themes with academics and practitioners.     

Career opportunities

MBA graduates can be found in many varied jobs and careers, meaning that there are no `typical´ MBA jobs. This means that there is no single source of information on MBA careers or employers and that you may need to use general careers resources to research and achieve your goal, depending on your objectives. At the University of Suffolk, you will have the opportunity to consider your career, reflect on your previous experiences, on your progress and plan your next move. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Decision Making Through Finance
  • Managing in a Changing Environment
  • Marketing, Branding and Strategy
  • Leadership & Organisational Behaviour
  • Health and Care Integration: Policy, Systems, Practice and Leadership
  • Research Methods for Business
  • Data and Analytics Literacy in Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students will be required to have at least three years relevant work experience before starting on our new SEMBA programme.
  • Preferably students will hold a degree with a 2:2 minimum classification, but experience will also be considered.
  • Students will be required to supply two references. Preferably one academic and one from recent or current employment.
  • Applicants will be asked to attend an interview (virtual)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16497 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16497 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12501 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12501 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time tuition fee: £1,530 per 20 credits

Living costs for Ipswich

793 - 1504 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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