How our MBA works
David Kelly explains the MBA programme structure introduces our online resources, exams, support and more...
Our MBA students
We have current students and alumni across the world.
Active MBA students
Studying our MBA programmes in all our locations.
Graduates from our programmes.
How long will it take?
Average number of years students take to study our MBA.
How do our students study?
Our students study by distance learning, on-campus or with our Learning Partners.
Designed around you
Our programmes fit the way you work, the way you live.
Do you already have academic qualifications?
You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.
All our programmes come with full support
From faculty message boards, past papers and online self tests to peer-to-peer networks and dedicated advisors.
Sit your exams locally
We offer local examinations to all our students. Each course is assessed by a one three-hour examination. You can sit your exams in March, June, August and December.
Try our Student Portal
Read and download your course materials
Access Faculty message boards, view past exams papers and more. You can also organise your studies, order your next course and book your exams.
The username and password are: demo
How much will it cost?
You can study course-by-course and pay as you learn, or sign up for two or three courses at once. Our fees are flexible.
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What course should you start with?
Organisational Behaviour and Economics
Marketing and Accounting
Finance and Project Management
Your chosen two electives
Are you ready to apply?
Our MBA is open to all
Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. But for those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MBA courses one of which must be a core course.
How to apply
Our MBAs with specialisms
Did you know, you can add to your MBA by choosing one of our specialisms?
MBA with Strategic Planning
Designed to give senior management the tools they need to successfully manage change.
The MBA with Strategic Planning consists of seven core courses and four elective courses.
MBA with Marketing
A rigorous, practical study of classic marketing tools and the latest specialist techniques.
The MBA with Marketing consists of seven core courses and four specialist elective courses.
MBA with Finance
Giving you the tools to have an impact where it matters most.
The MBA with Finance consists of seven core courses and four specialst elective courses.
MBA with Human Resource Management
Insight and in-depth understanding for senior HR managers.
The MBA with Human Resource Management consists of seven core courses and four specialist elective courses.
MBA with Oil and Gas Management
Specialist MBA focused on Oil and Gas Management
The MBA with Oil and Gas Management consists of seven core courses and four elective courses.
Want to find out more?
Our whole ethos is centred around the student. So if you’d like to find out what the School can do for you, fill out the form and we’ll get back to you. Quickly.
Which Programme are you interested in?