Taught course

Business Administration

Cardiff University · Cardiff Business School

Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in a wide range of disciplines, including arts and science subjects as well as the usual business-oriented degrees. Applications will be considered from recent graduates with an upper second class Honours degree, or higher, from an approved university or those with a similar level of qualification gained by other methods. Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or work experience may also be considered under certain circumstances. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to pass an IELTS exam, obtaining a minimum score of 6.5 with a subscore of 5.5 in each paper.

Months of entry


Course content

Turning theory into practice: the Cardiff MBA is a truly international programme with practical outputs that will equip you with the insight into business practice you need for your future in a changing global environment.

pecial Features
  • The Cardiff MBA course takes a strong international perspective in all areas.
  • The Cardiff MBA will provide you with evidence of personal dedication and commitment, an international orientation, presentation and communication skills and greater confidence in your overall managerial abilities.
  • The combination of theory and its practical application provides you with problem solving management skills of immediate and enduring value.
  • The MBA will develop your interpersonal skills, your business intuition, your sense of entrepreneurship and your ability to tackle everyday challenges, within a supportive environment of friendly competition and collaboration.

Full details of the full-time MBA programme can be found here: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p032.html

The MBA in Business Administration is also available as a part-time option.

Fees and funding

Continued funding is attracted from leading refereed sources such as the ESRC, Leverhulme Trust, the Anglo-German Foundation and the Nuffield Foundation.

Qualification and course duration


part time
27 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)29 2087 6953
+44 (0)29 2087 4419