Taught course

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Keele University · Keele Business School

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Entry requirements

  • A 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent is normally required. Where candidates can demonstrate significant experience and the competence to succeed, formal qualifications may be waived
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience prior to starting the course

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

This MBA (part-time) is designed for professional managers in the private, public or third sector. It is designed for any individual moving into or in a senior management role and offers the option to achieve Chartered Manager or Chartered Fellow professional recognition.

Participants should be strategic leaders with senior management responsibility, which may include formal governance/director responsibilities. Participants' responsibilities may include setting strategy, direction and vision, providing a clear sense of purpose and driving strategic intent.

You may also study this course as a MBA Senior Leadership apprenticeship. This route allows for the course to be fully funded through the apprenticeship levy (with your employer's support).


At Keele we pride ourselves in being a supportive learning environment with friendly and accessible staff. Learners will receive support from their employer and from the University to successfully complete their studies. In addition to a University mentor, they will have the wider support from programme teaching staff and access to the University facilities and support services.


Keele Business School is renowned for exceptional student satisfaction across our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Through our research led curriculum and passion for teaching we produce graduates that are intellectually curious about the application of knowledge. This enables our graduates to be highly employable and have successful careers within their chosen professions.

The School is now located in a new multi-million pound facility with state-of-the-art facilities for business collaboration and incubation in a Smart Innovation Hub - read more about this exciting development.

*Part-time study is only open to international students who do not need a T4 visa.

Information for international students

*Part-time study is only open to international students who do not need a T4 visa.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,000 p.a.
International students
£15,000 p.a.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Keele Business School PG Enquiries
+44 (0) 1782 734367