30 months
9384 GBP/year
9384 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Centred on the challenges of responsible business and ranked 30th globally (QS 2022), the world’s first 100% Online Masters in Business Administration (MBA) to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) will enhance your ability to perform at the highest level in global business management.

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Online MBA

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.

Programme Structure

Module overview:

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

  • Marketing - 10
  • Operations Management - 10
  • International Business - 10
  • Accounting and Finance - 10
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - 10
  • Strategy - 10

Year two modules - credits

  • Economics and Economic Policy for Business* or Service Operations Management - 10
  • Critical Integration in Management* or Marketing Strategy - 10
  • Economics and Economic Policy for Business* or Management of Change - 10*
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation* or Corporate Finance - 10
  • Critical Integration in Management* or Advanced Strategy - 10
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation* or Business in Society - 10
* We offer repeat modules to allow for greater flexibility

Year three dissertation - credits

  • Dissertation – 60

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Birmingham online and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to be accepted onto the Online MBA, applicants should have:

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose
  • A minimum of three years’ professional experience at a management level

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9384 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23460 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    9384 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23460 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • This can be paid in full or in instalments of £1805 GBP every 8 weeks. 


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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