Taught course

Master of Business Administration

Institution
Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School
Qualifications
MBA

Entry requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline and have at least 3 years of full-time professional work experience.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and/or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Completion of ACCA Applied Skills Modules to BSc level combined with 3 years relevant professional work experience OR completion of ACCA Strategic Professional Modules* to MSc Level combined with 3 years relevant professional work experience.

​*Where this ACCA qualification has been achieved in the 5 year period preceding the MBA start date you may be considered for an exemption from module BSM013 Financial Management Accounting.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our flexible MBA master's degree in Business Administration programme, available on-campus and online, has been designed with a practical element and will develop your advanced leadership skills and an in-depth understanding of the functional components of management, strategic management and specialist areas of study relating to your career aspirations.

Our MBA is student-centric and is focused on your career development. It blends academia and practical applications whilst building your confidence and competency through personal experiences. You will develop skills across a range of business functions including strategy, accounting, economics, operations management, people management, commercialisation, business development and marketing. You will attend our on-campus nine-day Leadership Week and conduct a Consultancy Project for a client organisation.

At Aberdeen Business School, we are in the business of changing your tomorrow.

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time All Students £19,800 entire course Online Learning All Students £9,250 Year 1 £9,250 Year 2
International students
Full-time All Students £19,800 entire course Online Learning All Students £9,250 Year 1 £9,250 Year 2

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The course offers a general MBA qualification. The Management content is compliant with the requirement of the Association of MBAs and thus covers key areas of functional and strategic management.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation20 (10000 words)
Business simulation5

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 262728