Taught course

Master of Business Administration

Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School

Entry requirements

The MBA is a challenging Masters level programme demanding a combination of intellectual abilities and business experience.

To gain admission you will normally:

  • hold a first degree, at honours level in a top class banding
  • have at least three years full-time work experience at a professional level
  • where appropriate be able to demonstrate competence in written and oral English

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570 (paper) or TOEFL 230 (computer) prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Months of entry


Course content

Aberdeen Business School is recognised nationally and internationally for its corporate and management education.

The Aberdeen Business School MBA programme can be studied full-time, executive part-time or online.

The MBA has been developed to ensure that it meets the highest international standards and is of direct relevance to the real world. One of the features of the programme is that each of our full-time MBA students is provided with a laptop for use throughout their studies, and it is theirs to keep on completion of the programme.

Our online MBA courses are ranked amongst the top 10 in the QS Online MBA rankings.

Information for international students

For more information, international students should visit the International Office web pages: www.rgu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
For mroe information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/mba
International students
For mroe information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/mba

For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students

  • £16,500 entire course

For more information on fees, funding and scholarships, students should visit the Student Finance website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/studentfinance

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1224 26 2209