Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    18900
    Tuition (Year)
    18900
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Whatever you are currently doing – from working as part of a large international organisation to laying the groundwork for your first business startup – a Kingston MBA will accelerate your career, giving you the cutting-edge tools you need to succeed at a price you can afford.

About

They provide the personal support that gives your career that extra push and makes for a life changing experience.

  • No exams – you are assessed entirely on your coursework.
  • Free workshops run by industry experts in addition to the curriculum you have already chosen, plus the chance to extend your coursework in our Bloomberg trading room to a full diploma.
  • Tailor your MBA to your career path with a wide choice of modules and research topics.
  • High-quality, research-based -informed teaching that gives you the hands-on, practical skills that prepare you for top flight business decisions and help you think creatively.
  • Study elective modules internationally – study for your main modules in London, then take elective modules in Berlin, India and Moscow, where our partner has the highest ranked MBA course in Russia. You will work alongside students from around the world and join a global alumni network.
  • Work with a dedicated career coach, experience a mock assessment centre, and get specialist support for your business ideas.
  • Learn about ethical business: we incorporate sustainability, business ethics and corporate social responsibility into all our modules.
  • Kingston Business School has joined an elite group of global institutions to be awarded the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). A hallmark of excellence in business education, the accreditation has been earned by just 5 per cent of the world's business schools.

Accreditation

AMBA accreditation

The Kingston MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the leading accreditation body in the UK and, increasingly, in Europe. It is one of only 37 of approximately 150 UK MBA courses to be accredited.

Accreditation provides an independent and international quality kite-mark. It assures that the Kingston MBA is delivered to an appropriate standard and is of continuing relevance to contemporary issues in management education.

Kingston Business School is the first business school globally to receive triple AMBA accreditation for its DBA, MBA and pre-experience Business Management MA.

Chartered Management Institute recognition

The Chartered Management Institute offers successful Kingston MBA graduates full professional membership of the Institute and the award of Member (MCMI). The high standard of our MBA graduates means that membership is awarded without the need to undergo the normal admission assessments.

International recognition

Since the early 1990s, the Kingston MBA programme has enjoyed numerous partnerships internationally, including:

  • Moscow, The Russian Federation in partnership with the Academy for National Economy;and
  • Athens, Larissa and Thessaloniki, Greece in partnership with ICBS

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • International Business Environment
  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Financial Management
  • Contemporary Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Operations Management
  • Organisations and Management in a Global Context
  • Strategic Information Systems Management
  • Responsible Management
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Strategic Execution and Implementation
  • Management Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months

      Part time: 2 years, Distance learning: 3 years

  • Credits
    60 ECTS 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: 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

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

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

Academic Requirements

What you need to apply for this course

They advise that candidates apply for the Kingston MBA as soon as possible – it can take longer than you think to get organised to start your MBA. We accept admissions throughout the year, so you can join the next available group of students when you are ready.

The Kingston MBA is a generalist course that is offered as a full-time and a part-time (executive) programme. Our specific MBA admissions criteria reflect the fact that students on the programmes often have different academic and business backgrounds.

Specific MBA admissions criteria

Committing to an MBA is a huge, life-changing decision. We want your experience on the Kingston MBA to be challenging, enjoyable and rewarding, so making sure we select both the right students and the right mix of students is extremely important. We use a set of admissions criteria to determine if a student is ready to take on an MBA. The criteria help us to make sure that you can successfully complete the MBA, and that each cohort of students will work together successfully as a team.

Work Experience

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

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 18900 International
  • GBP 18900 EU/EEA

Funding

MBA Scholarship (£5000)Kingston Business School is pleased to offer Kingston MBA scholarships to students applying for the Kingston MBA programme taught at Kingston University starting in September 2016 or January 2017.These scholarships are for £5000 each and will be awarded on merit, to include both academic achievements and non-academic achievements such as work experience, contributions to the community, sporting and work-related achievements.

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.