Taught course

Business Administration

University of Gloucestershire · The Business School

Entry requirements

You will need at least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject We will consider a comparable professional or postgraduate qualification Ideally you will have a minimum of two years’ management/supervisory experience, however, applications will be considered on an individual basis EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (no less than 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other band) or equivalent

Months of entry


Course content

Develop a creative approach to business that leads to true innovation within today’s fast-paced business world. On this course you will draw on your own experiences as well as the knowledge you gain to become an outstanding business leader.

Through design thinking and practical exercises that build upon theory, you will enhance your management and leadership capabilities. Benefit from the support and expertise of committed and research-active teaching staff with excellent academic and business experience. Visiting guest speakers with a range of specialisms and the course’s links to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) serve to enhance students’ knowledge. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and are encouraged to draw on personal experience as well as their newly acquired skills and awareness. This contributes to a dynamic learning experience that includes business simulations, problem solving and blended learning.

Approaching business problems creatively, you will develop a skill set for tackling complex issues based on deep understanding of client needs, collaborative working, cross-disciplinary thinking, personal reflection and rapid prototyping of new ideas. At the masters stage, students can complete a dissertation or business case or they can put together a business development plan to reflect their personal career goals.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
8 months
full time
4 months


part time
16 months
full time
8 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment75
Dissertation25 (15000 words)

Course contact details

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