Business Administration Executive, MBA

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
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  • English (take IELTS)
University of Bedfordshire ,

The Executive MBA is our flagship part-time qualification aimed individuals with some management experience, with the potential for a successful career in strategic management and with the aspiration to achieve a leadership position.

  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Why choose this course?

  • Study a broad range of business subjects and enjoy the personal and professional development of your skills and knowledge, underpinned by the latest research in management, innovation and change
  • Explore the latest developments in key industry sectors, and work on the latest thinking relating to organisational progress and change in a competitive global context
  • Develop your ability to cooperate with colleagues and reflect on your knowledge, learning and practice through theoretical and practical interaction with your peers and tutors
  • Gain business competence, strengthen your confidence, credibility, and use our dedicated careers service to fast-track your potential to join an organisation in a variety of positions
  • Benefit from tutors who possess a range of practical experience in management and leadership who can help develop your entrepreneurial and creativity skills.

Programme Structure

  • Accounting For Leaders 
  • Entrepreneurship And Small Business Management 
  • Integrated Management Project 
  • Leadership Project 
  • Leading And Managing People 
  • Marketing Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

The unique, robust and specialist Masters level qualification is delivered within the Business School of the University and at partner institutions overseas. It is aimed at any person, with a suitable management background, who would like to develop their capabilities and apply such learning to release such talents in others.

In order to benefit from the degree you will need to have an educational, experiential or professional base that involves working with others in a management capacity. In order to cope with the demands of the course you should have:

  • An Honours degree in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution;
  • Appropriate Management experience of at least 2 years (or equivalent);
  • For international students English competence of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required;
  • Special entry is available for those with no degree but with extensive management experience.

Successful completion of this degree will enable you to have the necessary knowledge and research that will underpin your abilities to release enterprise and imagination into your team and company. You will be a strong role model so you will need to be a person who is willing to critically reflect and engage with personal and organisational change. As the degree is rooted in workplace practice and experience it is also essential that you have the support of your line manager and your colleagues, or others with the necessary power and influence. Your success as a student will be dependent on you taking your learning into your organisation and experimenting, challenging and actively reflecting.

Some of these criteria will be a challenge to you. You are probably aware that the degree will be hard work but it will also be fun and will enable you to develop your management and creative ability practically. You may discuss with the Course Director before acceptance for the degree and he will explain more fully to you the implications and intended outcomes of the course and explore with you your ability to engage in the learning requirements of the qualification.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12500 International
  • GBP 10500 EU/EEA


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