Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Business Administration

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Management and Business Systems

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an Honours degree in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution. For international students, English competence of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required. International applications will be assessed using UKVI and University of Bedfordshire policy. Check English language requirements at: www.beds.ac.uk/english-language

Months of entry

November, September, April, February

Course content

Key features

  • An internationally recognised degree
  • An integrated and practice-based approach to managerial knowledge

About the course

This generalist course is aimed at early career individuals with the potential for a successful career in management and with the aspiration to achieve a leadership position. The course aims to develop an advanced knowledge of organisations and their effective management in the dynamic competitive global context, and the abilitiy to apply this knowledge and understanding to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practice.

Career opportunities

The full-time MBA is highly international and diverse in nature. Career progression is enhanced by the strategic management knowledge and skills that the MBA develops.

Areas of study include:

  • Marketing for managers
  • Leading people in organisations
  • Accounting and finance for decision makers
  • Managing operations and projects
  • Management practices
  • Executive development
  • Strategic management
  • Digital business management
  • Theory into practice project

Students may choose two of the following options:

  • Small businesses and entrepreneurship
  • Creativity for managers
  • The competitive global context

Information for international students

International students are strongly welcomed and will receive excellent support from the university team.

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website: www.beds.ac.uk/pgfunding.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations33
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Project Work34

Course contact details

+44 (0) 1582 743 500