University of the West of Scotland

Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

The Master of Business Administration programme is offered at University of the West of Scotland. While a student you will develop your: 

  • Strategic analytical skills 
  • Business intuition 
  • Enquiring
  • Adaptive thinking

Essential core business knowledge and understanding is provided, alongside a strong emphasis on developing the applied managerial skills vital for effective business leaders.

Upon graduation you will be able to effectively respond to unpredictable challenges in globally competitive business environments.

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Integration of Business Functions (10 credits) 
  • Analytical Thinking and Decision Making (20 credits) 
  • Managing Organisational Health (20 credits) 
  • Influencing Organisational Strategy (20 credits) 
  • Creativity and Business Wealth (20 credits)
  • Strategic Business Project (60 credits)
For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: If you are applying from overseas for postgraduate taught courses, the latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1 year full-time, 2 years part-time, up to 5 years online

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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 B2):

    176

    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

We welcome Scottish, UK and international students and consider all applicants on an individual basis.

Don’t worry if your qualifications are not listed here, we take a range of factors into account when assessing your application and are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience.

You will normally be expected to satisfy at least one of the following admission requirements:

  • Have a degree awarded by an appropriate institution 
  • Have a postgraduate award
  • Have an appropriate professional qualification such as those from ACCA or CIMA
  • Have passed a pre-Master's, or other foundation course 
  • Be a mature student with relevant work or professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
MBA Online

  • £7,140 per year of study

Funding

The Scottish Government does not provide any statutory student funding for international students studying in Scotland.

However, there are several scholarship and incentive schemes available to international students studying at UWS.

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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