Taught course

Executive MBA

University of Hull · Business School

Entry requirements

The Hull MBA is designed for students with a minimum of 3 year's appropriate work experience. Ideally, you will also have a good degree awarded by a UK university or comparable overseas institution, or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants with more than five years of senior level post graduation work experience may be admitted with a third class pass degree. Applicants without a degree or equivalent professional qualification Applicants who do not have a degree or equivalent professional qualification but meet the other eligibility criteria may submit a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate that they can benefit from, contribute to and succeed on the MBA programme. The applicant should have completed approximately eight years full-time appropriate work experience. A portfolio may include, for example, details of significant work projects carried out, information about strategic analyses undertaken (for example, budgets and strategic forecasts), company reports, or other contributions to policy formulation and implementation. The portfolio might also include information about other courses taken, and training and development programmes attended. The aim is to demonstrate that the applicant’s business knowledge and experience are sufficient to allow them to fulfil the academic requirements of the Hull MBA. Interview As the final stage of the application process, applicants that have satisfied all other conditions will be interviewed by Business School staff, either by telephone or in person. The interview also provides an opportunity for the applicant to ask questions about particular aspects of the MBA, and to receive further information about the programme of study. International students - If English is your second language and you do not have a degree from an English speaking country you will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all four sections as per UKVI requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MBA accredited MBA programme equips you with the knowledge to develop from a manager into a business leader.

Teaching is informed by globally recognised research and takes place in excellent facilities across the University. You and your fellow MBA students will remain together as a team throughout the programme.

The Hull MBA

  • prepares you for senior management and leadership roles
  • gives you skills in problem identification, systemic management and strategic thinking
  • prepares you for life in today’s globalised and complex business world
  • develops your personal and interpersonal skills, and enables you to facilitate the development of others in the future
  • gives you the tools to identify, select, develop and implement approaches to business and management that are socially responsible and ethically sustainable

Information for international students

Competence in English language is required, evidenced by IELTS 6.5 overall and at least 5.5 in each skill, or equivalent, or previous study in English. Candidates who do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Many students are funded by their employer. For information on fees and funding please go to: www.hull.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1482 466850
+44 (0)1482 442290