Taught course

Master of Business Administration

Institution
University of Leicester · School of Management
Qualifications
MBA

Entry requirements

You will need to have at least one of the following academic or professional qualifications:

  • First or second class honours degree from a UK university, or
  • Equivalent degree from a non-UK university or academic institution, or
  • Postgraduate degree or diploma from a recognised institution, or
  • Equivalent graduate level professional qualification, such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Chartered Certified Accountant qualification or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Qualification.

You will also need a minimum of three years' appropriate and relevant postgraduate work experience (defined as having worked in a supervisory, managerial or professional role).

Months of entry

October, April

Course content

With the Leicester MBA you learn from a pioneer in global executive education with a strong international reputation. When it launched in 1989, the Leicester MBA was one of the first AMBAaccredited distance learning MBA programmes in the world. Today, over 12,000 Leicester MBA alumni worldwide are a testament to our expertise and experience in helping professionals succeed and being a student with us gives you access to this network of international business leaders.

When you take the Leicester MBA, you will be able to combine online and face-to-face learning to suit your needs. Our online learning environment lets you study anytime, anywhere, whilst the annual Leicester Masterclass and our regular residential workshops held at our Global Centres help you hone the skills that are best practised face-to-face – giving you unparalleled opportunities to gain cross-cultural experiences. Our Global Centres are located in the UK, Southern Europe, the Middle East, and East and West Africa so you can stay close to home or travel the world to broaden your horizons.

The Leicester MBA programme offers a great return on investment because you can continue to work while you are gaining a valuable qualification. By studying whilst you work, you, your team, and your company immediately benefit from your newly gained knowledge and skills. Not only this, but your Leicester MBA Project gives you an opportunity to further your prospects by conducting a live consultancy style study in your company, exploring an industry of your choice or preparing a business plan for your next start-up.

As you progress through the programme you will compile a Learning and Professional Development Portfolio – a record of your learning, reflection, attainment of skills and engagement in career development. This portfolio will help you evidence your professional competencies to current and future employers.

Qualification and course duration

MBA

part time
30-60 months
distance learning
30-60 months

Course contact details

Name
The Leicester MBA Team
Email
mba@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 116 252 5649