Taught course

Business Administration

Lancaster University · Graduate Management School

Entry requirements

A degree or relevant professional qualification and a minimum of three years' professional work experience since graduation. Strong preference will be given to those who can demonstrate clearly that they have held significant managerial responsibilities.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme will equip you with all the necessary language, tools and techniques of business and management. Our MBA is unique as we focus on developing your practical wisdom and your capacity for judgment in the turbulent world of international business. We are focused on helping you build the ‘attitudes of mind’ and the skills that you will need to be highly effective at the most senior levels of management. We action this through our unique Mindful Manager and Core Capabilities modules together with four Action Learning challenges that weave together deep philosophical learnings and practical skills development.

Our MBA is globally recognised and highly ranked by The Financial Times.

You may also be interested in our part-time Executive MBA option.


· Core Capabilities

· Digital Innovation in Business

· Economics (Micro and Macro)

· Ethics, the Global Society and Responsible Management

· Finance and Accounting

· International Business in Context

· Leading Mindfully

· Marketing

· Mindful Manager

· Operations Management

· Organising Behaviour

· Strategic Management

Optional modules:

· Corporate Strategy

· Managing Strategic Change

· Mergers and Acquisitions

· Strategic Brand Management

· Study Abroad Options (France, Germany, Austria, China)

Action Learning Challenges:

· Business Management Challenge

· Consultancy Challenge

· Corporate Challenge

· Entrepreneurial Challenge

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Fees and funding

UK students
£30,500 per year
International students
£30,500 per year


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation30 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
(0)1524 594705