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Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #154 (QS) ,
The Cardiff MBA is designed for people with relevant work experience, who have the ambition to accelerate their progression to senior leadership roles through a period of focussed study and personal development.

About

The Cardiff MBA is designed for people with relevant work experience, who have the ambition to accelerate their progression to senior leadership roles through a period of focussed study and personal development.  

The programme offers a challenging experience that will stretch and support managers from a wide range of backgrounds who want to drive positive business change. You will develop your business knowledge, increase your self-awareness and sharpen your ability as an effective and inspiring leader.  You will consider the wider commercial, social and environmental implications of decision-making in a variety of practical contexts.

The Cardiff MBA will help you make a difference.

Distinctive features
  • Springboard into The Cardiff MBA programme and learning community with a custom-made orientation and teambuilding programme.
  • The Career Advantage Service: Access to a career consultant and personal coach for personalised professional development.
  • A bespoke, wrap-around Leadership Development Programme to help you assess your leadership capability, develop a personal development path and build key leadership skills.
  • Cardiff Connections will help you become part of the business community through networking events, access to business leaders and alumni talking about their motivations and career choices, and company visits.
  • An International Study Tour that provides the opportunity to study business practice in an unfamiliar context.
  • Contemporary integrated themes running through all modules, such as the future of work, responsible leadership and digital transformation.
  • Opportunities to make a difference to society and the economy through study and extra-curricular activity in line with Public Value.

Assessment designed around tackling real-world challenges:

  • The Business Strategy Simulator Challenge
  • The People Challenge
  • The International Consultancy Challenge
  • The Innovation Challenge
  • The Grand Challenge
  • The Crisis Simulation Challenge

The Accelerator Project – a response to a complex, multi-faceted problem posed by a business client.

Programme Structure

For more information, please see our website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

For entry requirements, please see our website. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Cardiff

  • 628 - 1070 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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