Taught course

Executive MBA

Cardiff Metropolitan University · Cardiff School of Management

Entry requirements

Applicants should have one of the following: *A Honours degree at least 2:2 or at least four years management work experience *Other professional qualifications such as CIM or CIMA will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, November, October, September, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Executive MBA at Cardiff Metropolitan University is a two-year part-time programme for experienced managers and offers students associate membership of the Chartered Managers Institute (CMI). Its highly practical and action-oriented approach combines intensive modular input in weekend blocks with real business projects and close tutorial support.

Executive MBA Open Evenings take place; mid March, Mid June and early September.​

The Executive MBA in its' design aims to:

Be action-oriented - The programme design, with its work-based assignments, leadership challenges – linking with organisations like Challenge Wales and Cardiff White Water - help you apply your learning and ensure that as your abilities grow, your organisation reaps the benefits.

Build a foundation of knowledge - On the Executive MBA we help you grow your knowledge from the ground up via core courses that refresh your existing skills and secure your understanding of key management topics.

Offer customised learning - Our suite of over 40 electives from across the University will give you the ideal opportunity to broaden your experience, focus on subjects of particular interest and tailor your Executive MBA to your specific needs.

Provide a hands-on approach - Our school take a hands-on approach to management topics, inviting business leaders and thinkers into the programme to work with you on live case studies that allow you to explore new industries and test new approaches.

Offer complete flexibility - The Executive MBA offers exceptional flexibility; modules are completed in self-contained, blocks. The programme can be completed within two to five years with the option to vary the number of modules taken each year to suit your lifestyle, work and personal commitments.

Focus on leadership development - The Executive MBA is geared to developing your knowledge of business functions and their interactions, and to building your ability to manage and lead in complex organisational situations. It dovetails seamlessly with our existing, highly successful portfolio of leadership courses

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Mark Goode
+ 44 (0)29 2020 5685