Taught course

Master of Business Administration

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Management and Business Systems

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

April, June, August, October, November

Course content

The full-time MBA is a flagship management qualification, structured to support fast-track career progression. It will develop your leadership and strategic management skills and provide you with a contemporary understanding of business. It aims to enhance your prospects by developing your ability to apply the latest thinking to organisational development and change in the competitive global context.

Successful completion of the MBA highlights your potential to transform the organisation you join. The course combines core MBA disciplines with innovative subject areas, supported by the latest research in strategic management and leadership. This combination will develop your business competence and strengthen your confidence, providing you with the practical and theoretical capabilities to master the complexities of a competitive and changing business environment. Our courses are designed to be engaging, flexible and attractive in the current global marketplace. There are six entry points through the year, which allows you to start when it is most suitable. The order in which you study your units will depend on when you join the course. You will benefit by beginning your studies with others who started at one of the earlier points of entry.

MBA pathway options

Key features

  • The course adopts a practice-led curriculum and aims to develop an advanced knowledge of organisations and their effective management in the dynamic competitive global context
  • Through practice events, you will work with academics and professors on live consultancy projects with leading employers in organisations across private, public and not-for-profit sectors
  • Every taught unit on this course will be delivered in a six-week block mode

Career opportunities

On completing your MBA, you will be well placed to join an employer in a variety of positions. Your team-working and leadership skills, analytical and reflective abilities, and understanding of management will be attractive to employers. Whatever you decide to do, your MBA will create a strong foundation for you to become a positive change agent for change in any organisation.

Areas of study may include:

  • Leading and managing organisational resources
  • Management practice
  • Strategy and the global competitive environment
  • Theory into practice project
  • Subject-specific units associated with your pathway option

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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