Designed for determined, forward-thinking professionals with at least three years of management experience, the University of Birmingham’s AMBA-accredited 100% Online MBA combines both quality with flexibility.
Delivered 100% online, it allows students to have the opportunity to learn the latest critical business skills, operations principles and management techniques alongside their work - and put learning to the test in real-time for greater workplace success.
"It did not take much time to conclude that the University of Birmingham was the right choice for me due to the reputation of its academics, world rankings and research achievements. I was confident I would gain all the necessary support during my transition and transformation into the world of business,” Kathirvel Balakrishnan, Online MBA.
From the outset, you will have access to employment advice and one-to-one coaching to confirm your goals, helping you advance your career even further. Enhance your practical knowledge and perform at the highest level in global business management.
Studying the Online MBA takes approximately 2.5 years to complete. It is a 180-credit programme (including a 60-credit dissertation).
Year one core modules - credits
Year two modules - credits
Year three dissertation - credits
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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.Schedule IELTS
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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).
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please visit the programme website and a member of the admissions team will be in touch to discuss your enquiry.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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