Taught course

Master of Business Administration

University of Bolton · Faculty of Wellbeing and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have a minimum of 2 years work experience in a business or management capacity. Applicants must also possess: A UK degree/postgraduate degree or equivalent, and/or NVQ level 4 in Management or Professional Development Certificate in Management Studies, and/or relevant postgraduate qualification (optional). Applicants without the above qualifications may be considered for entry onto this course if they have substantial management experience. For applicants who have not studied their previous qualifications in English, a TOEFL score of at least 575 (written)/ 230 (computer-based) or an academic IELTS score of at least 6.5 will be required.


Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The well-established and challenging MBA programme at the University of Bolton is designed to inspire and support you in the development of your business and managerial skills. It will enhance your awareness of the many different perspectives relating to the study and practice of management.

The Bolton MBA will give you the knowledge, skills and detailed understanding that will enable you to develop as a bold, creative business leader and make a positive and valuable contribution to business performance in whatever roles you undertake.

The course is designed to provide a comprehensive grounding in all the key aspects of personal business skills and managerial development. You will be challenged to analyse and examine the business environment and understand different business models. You will also be given the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts to your personal and organisational settings by examining many of the challenges that businesses face on a day-to-day basis.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

University of Bolton Enquiries
+44 (0)1204 903 903
+44 (0)1204 903 809