Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have one of the following:

  • A Honours degree at least 2:2 and at least four years management work experience
  • Other professional qualifications such as CIM or CIMA will also be considered plus four years management work experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Cardiff School of Management (CSM) Executive Masters of Business Administration (MBA) has been developed in conjunction with the Chartered Management Institution (CMI) and offers students associate membership of the Chartered Management Institute.

The Executive MBA provides a solid grounding in professional business practice and theory for business professionals,consolidating learning whilst providing a foundation for future leaders.

The programme format is delivered at a pace that suites you and your work commitments - it is a highly practical and action-oriented approach and can be completed in as little as 2 years but more usually 3 years. Along the way to full MBA you will also achieve:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Executive Business Administration in Year 1
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Business Administration in Year 2
  • Executive MBA completed in Year 3

The core elements of CSM Executive MBA are delivered through intensive modular input in weekend blocks, with additional online activities and real business projects to encourage a deeper understanding. Optional subjects give you the opportunity to explore your own interests and career direction. There will be a strong emphasis on interactive teaching and learning. The elective modules allow you to specialise in areas that best suit your needs.

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website.

Fees and funding

As a postgraduate, research or part-time student, the tuition fees you are charged will depend on the course you choose to study. Full information is available on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team
029 2041 6044