Taught course

Master of Business Administration (Part-Time) - Shrewsbury

University of Chester · Chester Business School

Entry requirements

Masters in Business Administration (MBA):
  • University honours degree or equivalent qualification
  • Normally a minimum of two years’ work experience in a leadership position
  • Evidence of senior leadership potential

Months of entry


Course content

Valued by both students and employers, the MBA is the most popular Masters qualification in the world.

Awarded by the University of Chester, this programme offers you the opportunity to complete your MBA in three stages:

Certificate in Management Studies (CMS): Designed for early career managers, those wishing to accelerate their management careers, and those wishing to gain a postgraduate qualification after a break from study.

Diploma in Management Studies (DMS): Designed for those managers who want to develop and accredit their professional competence and knowledge base.

Masters in Business Administration (MBA): Designed for aspiring managers and those wishing to accelerate their management careers. The CMS, DMS and MBA will provide you with the knowledge and capability to think and work strategically, as well as the skills needed to be successful in leading organisational change with people. University Centre Shrewsbury has strong links with private and public sector organisations in the region which inform the curriculum design and development of the MBA programme, in order to meet the global challenges of 21st-century enterprise.

The modules that you will study have been delivered for many years by Chester Business School at the University of Chester, which has a highly successful track record of delivering Masters-level programmes to managers and leaders in national and international, private, public and not-for-profit organisations. The curriculum of the University Centre Shrewsbury CMS and MBA wholly aligns with the standards set out for advanced level management education by international accreditation bodies such as the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The learning methods we use will enable the application of business and management principles and theories by developing your workplace performance to bring about organisational transformation. Our programme will particularly equip you with the problem solving and creative thinking abilities required to act as an ethical leader in meeting the challenges of the turbulent global economy.


  • Highly competitive course fees
  • Dedicated online learning resources
  • Membership of a cohort of leaders from diverse organisations
  • Research-active and business-engaged
  • International links
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Learning support from peers through action learning methods

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1244 511000