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Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #161 (WUR) ,
Get ready for your next business challenge. The Sussex MBA draws on our cutting-edge research and teaching from leading academics and industry experts.

About

We help you bring new skills and ideas to your business. You’ll apply critical and contemporary views to business, and to political, economic and social issues. Our flexible study options allow you to tailor the course around your other commitments.

You can go on a study visit abroad, to places such as Germany, Italy, India or Japan. These visits – subsidised by the School – combine company visits, academic lectures and cultural experiences. We also offer company visits and guest lectures within the UK.

Careers

Our MBA is for you if you’re interested in mid-career development or want a general management qualification. MBA graduates are eligible for a Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership Diploma from the Chartered Management Institute.

You’ll be able to:

  • understand different approaches to business administration
  • apply a critical evaluation of these approaches to current problems and/or new insights at the forefront of your field
  • apply these methods to make sound professional judgements, and to be able to communicate these clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • demonstrate originality, self-direction and autonomy in planning and implementing business administration in organisations.

Accreditation

Our accreditation and partnership with the Chartered Management Institute means when you complete the course, you’ll be eligible for a CMI Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Personal Development
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Marketing Management (MBA)
  • Strategy
  • Accounting and Financial Management (MBA)
  • Economic, Social, Political and Cultural Environment - Understanding Business Environments
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (MBA)
  • Managing Operations and Quality (MBA)
  • Managing People and Organisations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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 (Grade B):

    193

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    62

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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).

You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above.

  • Subject-specific requirements

You must have at least three years management experience in a professional work environment.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    21850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    21850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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