Taught course

MBA- Master of Business Administration (Jordanstown campus)

Ulster University · Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

Entry requirements

This MBA course is designed for those who aspire to work in management positions. Applicants should normally have a good honours degree or equivalent. Applications are invited from graduates of any academic background. For candidates who do not have English as their first language a satisfactory IELTS score must also be achieved, this is an IELTS score of 6.0. Please note that individual courses may require a higher level of attainment – please check courses' entry requirements individually.

Months of entry


Course content

An MBA is an internationally recognised passport to a successful management career. It helps its students to consider and apply business theory to the world of work, deepening and widening their understanding of the organisation and the environment in which it operates.

Our MBA is designed to introduce you to the essential areas of business and management which will help you develop your career. Students will learn the essential components which will help them to appreciate the organisation and the environment in which it operates. Thus, the full-time MBA offered by Ulster University Business School is a broad, general management qualification covering areas such as finance, marketing, economics, strategy, leadership, organisational behaviour and operations management.

By joining the Ulster University MBA you will be joining a diverse student body who come from all over the world to study with us, and as such you will expose yourself to different cultures and ideas, and develop an international network of professionals.

Why Study at Ulster University Business School?

Ulster University Business School is well established and is ranked 7th in the UK for the impact of our research. We are also top ranked for our teaching and are one of the largest business schools in the UK.

We offer students excellent support throughout the course, both in their academic study and also in enabling them to develop as managers and leaders. Our students are invited to exclusive business events which also help to expand their knowledge and offer further networking opportunities.

Information on the modules taught on the course and their content can be found at www.ulster.ac.uk/mba.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Nick Read
+44 (0)28 9036 8880