Taught course

Business Administration (Masters Stage Award)

University of Gloucestershire · The Business School

Entry requirements

To study MBA Masters Stage Award you will need a pass in a relevant postgraduate in business and management, or relevant senior business experience over a number of years following graduation.

EU and international students require IELTs score of 6.0 (no les than 5.5 in any component)

Months of entry


Course content

This Masters Stage Award is ideal if you already hold a postgraduate qualification in a general management discipline worth 120 CATs, or have demonstrated that you meet the knowledge requirements based on your work experience at a senior level.

The programme is delivered as a part-taught provision. The focus is on strategic awareness and problem solving through completing your dissertation. The focus is on strategic awareness through undertaking a dissertation concerned with a ‘real’ business problem.

Whether you have worked in business for a number of years, or are a specialist and wish to progress into a more senior management position, this course will provide you with an opportunity to work at a more theoretical level on the issues that matter in business.

From September 2018, the University of Gloucestershire Business School will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the new Business School and other developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking your next steps towards a career in business.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Learn more at out postgraduate fees, loans and finance page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification


Course contact details

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03330 141414