Entry requirements

Applicants will normally be expected to have a good honours degree or equivalent professional qualification. All entrants have at least 3 years' relevant work experience. Applicants must also satisfy the Business School interview requirement and the University's English language requirement.

Months of entry


Course content

The holistic structure of the Hull MBA and additional activities and support we offer deliver long-term benefits to participants.

Prepared for global business

International and cross-sector cohorts provide wide ranging opportunities for learning. Our full-time MBA students can take part in a visit to a partner business school overseas, while our Executive MBA students may take a module in an overseas location.

Practical business applications

Work-based elements provide learning and organisational benefits, for example a company-based project which addresses real issues and adds significant value to an organisation as well as to the participant's management development.Our engagement with international businesses, including our corporate partners, adds to firsthand interaction with organisations and business leaders throughout the programme.

Increase your career potential

The programme incorporates a wide range of professional and personal development activity.Graduates of the Hull MBA leave equipped for career progression, and hold diverse roles across many leading international organisations.

Long-term development

Upon successful completion of the MBA, participants will gain CIPD at Licentiate level and automatically be awarded the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership. You'll be able to apply for Chartered Manager Status which is the highest status that can be achieved in a managerial profession.

Our global alumni association also offers a wide range of networking and career enhancement opportunities, including Alumni Connect, the school's continuing professional development scheme.

Responsible leadership for the real world

You'll leave prepared to manage effectively within the changing corporate landscape, with a deep understanding of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in practice and sustainable growth, further enhancing your employability.

Programme structure

The Hull MBA consists of taught modules and the Dissertation. The first semester runs until December and the second from January until May. The summer period is then spent working on the MBA dissertation.

The programme develops critical thinking skills grounded in students' existing familiarity with the operational and strategic concerns across an enterprise, with the aim of producing well-rounded and effective managers with the capability to fulfil their personal objectives. This rigorous and stretching programme balances thorough coverage of fundamental management principles with exposure to innovative and challenging ideas.

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. Please see our website

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Fees and funding

UK students
International students

For details on scholarships available to MBA students at the Business School and how to apply please refer to our website

Please go to our website for other information about fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment46
Dissertation34 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
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+44 (0)1482 442 290