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Master of Business Administration

The Open University UK

18 months
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The Master of Business Administration from The Open University UK will develop your strategic analysis, interdisciplinary skills, creativity and innovation. With an international emphasis and global reputation, our MBA programme is highly attractive for all ambitious executives.

Overview

The internationally recognised MBA is a unique distance learning qualification that will build and develop your business skills. You'll be able to critically assess multiple perspectives and start applying your new understanding of management as you study.

Key features of the Master of Business Administration from The Open University UK

  • Our triple-accredited status puts us in an elite group of business schools in the world
  • Practice-based learning brings your MBA to life in your workplace
  • Flexible options enable you to adjust the curriculum to suit your needs 
  • Strong international emphasis essential for developing leaders in a global marketplace 
  • Join an influential network of almost 27,000 alumni from 119 countries when you graduate.

Career relevance

The Open University Business School is one of an elite group of schools that are accredited by the three leading international accrediting bodies - AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS - hallmarks of quality of teaching, learning materials and qualification impact. It is home to almost 27,000 successful MBA graduates representing 119 countries.

Employers value the MBA as an indication of high level business and management skills. These skills are in demand, increasingly so in times of economic uncertainty, and employers want practical experience, a thorough grasp of business, and the ability to lead at a strategic level. Much of the work in this qualification involves an evidenced-based approach, thus ensuring relevance in the workplace. AMBA’s careers survey shows that MBA students can expect their salary to increase, and the MBA to have a positive impact on their career progression, as well as bring improvements to their organisation or business.

Accreditation

The Open University Business School is one of an elite group of schools that are accredited by the three leading international accrediting bodies - AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS - hallmarks of quality of teaching, learning materials and qualification impact.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Managing in a changing world 
  • Creating and sustaining value
  • Effective strategic management in business and the public sector 
  • Finance for strategic decision-making  
  • Contemporary issues in organisations
  • Entrepreneurship in context 
  • Leadership and management of public services

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
640

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a minimum of three years’ experience in a managerial, professional or technical role, so that you have a practical business base on which to build your MBA learning. 

Also depending on your previous qualifications, you can start the MBA if you:

  •  an honours degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalent. Various higher education and professional qualifications are considered equivalent to an honours degree. Please contact us if you hold a qualification that you believe is an equivalent level to a UK degree, to ensure that it meets the requirements for admission.

  •  our Professional Certificate in Management (S01) (previously coded C31). Both are now discontinued.

Tuition Fee

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    20775 GBP/year
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    20775 GBP/year
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£20,775–£22,440

Funding

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