Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language

About

Under the guidance of experts with extensive business experience, you will:

  • develop your management and leadership skills
  • improve your understanding of the importance of creativity and innovation
  • learn effective strategies for presenting and selling your ideas.

Our MBA will help you to bring new skills and ideas to your business to compete more effectively within your business sector.

You’ll look at transformational skills – focusing on attitudes, behaviours and communication, and including creativity and innovation, negotiation, presentation, collaboration and teamwork, pro-active behaviour, critical thinking and problem-solving – alongside the more traditional management and leadership areas.

Key facts

  • Widen your knowledge and experience by engaging with fellow participants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
  • Learn from leading academics who are industry experts.
  • Study at the School of Business, Management and Economics, where we prepare you for a successful business career.

Careers

Our MBA is for you if you’re interested in mid-career development or want a general management qualification.

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.

Programme Structure

Core modules are taken by all students on the course. They give you a solid grounding in your chosen subject and prepare you to explore the topics that interest you most.

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

Alongside your core modules, you can choose options to broaden your horizons and tailor your course to your interests.

  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Management of Negotiation (MBA)
  • Project Management (MBA)
  • Strategic Information Systems Management
  • Strategic Management Accounting

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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 B2):

    176

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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Academic Requirements

You will have at least three years' management experience in a professional work environment, and will normally hold an undergraduate honours degree or equivalent professional qualification. Applicants must submit a CV detailing their management experience and, if you have sat the GMAT, it would be helpful if you could submit your scores (although GMAT is not expected at Sussex). Suitable applicants will also be interviewed as part of the selection process.


Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Brighton

  • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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