• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Based at the Kensington campus, the Master of Business Administration from Richmond, the American International University in London is offered on a full-time, 12 month basis or part-time over two years on a flexible, day-time schedule. Both programmes can be started in September or January.

You will learn to manage complex challenges, from getting the most out of your team to providing innovative solutions for a broad range of businesses, and gain one of the most respected degrees in the world.

Study one programme, gain two degrees. Richmond uniquely awards a UK and US qualification for all graduates, including MBA students.

Not only that, but you’ll receive a dual award providing professional recognition from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in Management and Leadership. The CMI is the only Chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

The MBA faculty team at Richmond, which includes both academics and experienced industry professionals, is collaborative and supportive. They practice the latest teaching methods which stimulate critical thinking and creativity and encourage you to explore boundaries in your thinking and actions.

Learning alongside an international cohort of students will also enable you to share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks.

This dynamic learning experience is enhanced with visits to leading international businesses and highly qualified guest speakers who share their industry experience and advice with our MBA students.

The programme is distinctive as it combines the best aspects of American business education (relying on a significant amount of case study material) with UK expectations of rigour and process in assessment.

You’ll be assessed through individual and group projects. Assessment includes reports, presentations and competitions, enabling you to develop the skills to master a myriad of situations in the world of business administration and strategic business management.

Career Support

The offer career support and advice through their Careers & Internships Office that will assist and guide you in your study choices to make sure you stand out from the crowd when you graduate. Through internships you will gain business acumen, beneficial work experiences and transferable skills which will give you a competitive advantage in a fast-paced working environment.

Accreditation

Accredited by Middle States Commission of Higher Education (US).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economics for Business
  • Managing Organizations & People
  • Financial Management
  • Global Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods
  • Corporate Governance
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management
  • Leadership & Strategic Change
  • Marketing in a Digital World
  • Project Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Fashion Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      12 or 18 months

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    87

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

A first degree in any discipline with a minimum classification of 2.2 (Lower Second Class Honours) or its international equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17004 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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