Master of Business Administration

University of Suffolk

M.B.A. On Campus
12 months
16380 GBP/year
11790 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration program from University of Suffolk is one of the most sought-after qualifications in the world. It represents significant value to both private and public sector organisations. The MBA offers sophisticated business knowledge at a senior level of management and significantly advances leadership skills.



Undertaking this qualification demonstrates determination to succeed in a chosen career area and will bolster your confidence. The course aims to develop analytical and strategic management skills using concepts derived from a wide range of academic disciplines. This enables students to respond creatively and effectively to the challenges presented by a global business environment, and to broaden the range of management responsibilities they undertake.

Longevity and Reputation

The Master of Business Administration program from University of Suffolk is one of the longest running MBA programmes in the UK. It is also formally accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).  This means our MBA graduates, upon meeting all relevant assessment criteria, are eligible to receive three awards upon graduation: their MBA degree,  CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and CMI Level 7 Award in Professional Consulting. Students who wish to be awarded the Level 7 CMI Diploma will be required to purchase CMI membership at a cost of £350 per qualification 2018/2019.  This qualifies them as formal members of the Institute.

With us, you can choose to study your MBA on either a full-time or part-time basis. The programme is modular and is completed at a pace dictated by the student. The flexible structure of the MBA programme provides an opportunity to build up credit over time towards a full MBA.  

It incorporates intermediate awards including the Postgraduate Certificate in Management (three modules, 20 credits per module) and the Postgraduate Diploma in Management (six modules, 20 credits per module).  

The full MBA is achieved upon completion of seven modules and a dissertation (a total of 180 credits). Alternatively, you can also opt to take just one module as part of a Continuing Professional Development programme. On passing, this will give you 20 Masters Level credits, which may be used to build up an alternative Masters qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Through Finance
  • Project Management
  • Managing Strategic Change
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Research Methods
  • Consultancy Management

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 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

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a degree with a 2:2 minimum classification or equivalent from undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, or;
  • a professional qualification of graduate status, or;
  • an HNC or HND and have three years management experience, or;
  • have five years significant management experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16380 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11790 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11790 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Master of Business Administration
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