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Executive Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

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  • 12 months
    Duration
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The Executive Master of Business Administration at University of Northampton  is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated professionals.
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Overview

Studying our Executive MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and enhancing your business knowledge and understanding. The Executive MBA course will improve your management practice and will equip you with the essential leadership skills, confidence and competence to achieve your organisation’s objectives.

The programme

You will think laterally, challenge convention and offer informed solutions to business issues. You will gain valuable skills that will set you apart from colleagues, allowing you to progress to your full career potential.

Studying the Executive Master of Business Administration at University of Northampton will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and enhancing your business knowledge and understanding.

Studying via distance learning will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience without the need to travel or physically attend classes. Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

Career opportunities

Unlike other postgraduate courses which provide in-depth specialisation in a particular field, an MBA is interdisciplinary. An MBA exposes you to all areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing and human resources.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Critical Issues in Business
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Leadership in a Changing Context 
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Managing Operations and the Supply Chain
  • Competitive Strategy and Innovation
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Business Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Most courses do not have formal closing dates but you are advised to apply as early as possible to secure your place.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1 to 4 Years

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

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.

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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).

General Requirements

  • If you hold a first or second class honours degree from a British university, or equivalent qualification, and have a minimum of two years relevant management experience you will be eligible to apply for this course. 
  • We will consider your application if you can prove any prior credit or experiential learning that is relevant to the course. 
  • As this postgraduate qualification will attract professional practitioners and managers, you may be admitted on the basis of an assessment of meaningful and measurable prior learning or professional experience.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5265 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5265 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5265 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5265 GBP per module and a duration of 12 months.
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  •  £5,265 (Year One 90 Credits) £5,265 (Year Two 90 Credits)

Funding

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. 

EU and International Scholarships

We’re committed to offering the opportunity to study in the UK to the best and brightest students from around the world.

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  

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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