Entry requirements

Applicants who meet the minimum level of industry experience should have or expect to gain a good second class honours degree or above. Applicants with significant experience but who may not be in possession of a first degree are encouraged to apply to study on this programme. Applications to this programme must be supported by TWO references. An IELTS score of 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in each subtest) is required for participants for whom English is a second language.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MBA at Liverpool Business School provides experienced professionals with the space, and level of contemporary expertise needed to fortify a career on the frontline of executive competition, creativity and commercial acumen.

  • Course can be completed over 24 months part-time or 12 months full-time
  • September and January start dates available
  • Post-experiential MBA designed for participants with at least two years’ work experience
  • Delivered partly in blocks and in evenings for extra flexibility and to fit studies around existing commitments
  • Teaching informed by proprietary business research and academics’ close links to business
  • Customise your learning by choosing a range of option modules to complement and build-on the MBA’s core module set
  • The programme is based in Liverpool Business School’s Redmonds Building with dedicated postgraduate study facilities

This MBA has been designed for ambitious graduates and experienced managers, new to Higher Education, with the level of insight required to not only transform their modes of operation, but also that of the business they are in. We welcome applications from those who possess an applied understanding of commercial acumen and the drive to competitively progress into high-salaried positions of senior responsibility.

The programme is aimed at managers and professionals with a minimum of two years’ relevant management experience who wish to develop a portfolio of leadership skills and business competencies. This will be done through the application of frameworks, business models and theories derived from practical business experience, cutting-edge theories and academic texts.

This internationally recognised business qualification can be studied while in employment or as full-time course. As well as stimulating your intellect, the MBA will develop new competencies that will enable you to progress beyond your current position.

The programme's framework is designed around the following key areas of learning:

  • strategy
  • finance
  • people
  • information
  • change
  • operations
  • marketing

Within this framework you will learn to apply the management skills and strategic business knowledge required to operate as an effective manager within a modern work environment. This specialist education will equip you with cross-functional abilities and transferable management skills and will ensure that you are making a positive contribution to organisational impact.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting our website.

Fees and funding

Please contact Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies

T: 0151 231 5175

E: APSadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090