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Entry requirements

  • MBA Candidates are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector.

    They will have managed budgets/people/projects.

    Qualifications

    Candidates will normally be expected to hold a 2:1 Honours degree (which may be in any discipline) from a UK university, or an equivalent professional qualification from a similar non-UK institution.

    Non-graduates who possess extensive professional experience (more than 5 years) and/or a postgraduate qualification are encouraged to apply.

    Non Standard Entry

    Non Standard entry relates to applicants who may not hold a degree or the required degree classification. We would still encourage applications if you have:

    Each application is considered on a case by case basis and will include a short assessment set by the Director of ULMS MBA Programmes.

    Applicants should apply via the normal route. For more information on this non-standard entry process please contact ulmsmba@liverpool.ac.uk.

    • Significant management experience (more than 5 years),
    • Substantial record of achievement in business and leadership (for example accredited training courses, learning & development courses),
    • Below 2:1 or no formal university degree.

Months of entry

September

Course content

he University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to hold the gold standard 'triple-crown' accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

‌The MBA programme is ranked amongst the top 100 MBA programmes in the world featuring in The Economist 'Which MBA' top 100 2021 global ranking, and achieved Tier 1 Status in CEO Magazine’s 2020 Global MBA Rankings.

Programme Overview

The MBA programme:

  • Helps students to build their strategic leadership capabilities and the ability to make and communicate connections across complex ideas.
  • Exposes students to the key dilemmas facing organisations in advancing technological development and economic growth, while balancing issues of sustainability, social responsibility and stakeholder management.
  • Our MBA students develop creativity and critical thinking skills, as well as self-awareness, emotional/social intelligence and interpersonal skills.

The Liverpool MBA is designed to extend your existing expertise and build strategic leadership capabilities. You’ll build a deeper understanding of core business and management disciplines, and learn how they link together strategically and operationally.

Through core and elective modules, the programme will expose you to core management and leadership challenges, including:

  • Designing and implementing strategy
  • Using the power of data analysis to anticipate, rather than follow
  • Building and investing in teams and allocating organisational resources
  • Innovating in processes, platforms and culture
  • Navigating the politics of power
  • Leading with presence and authenticity

We focus on enhancing your understanding of the interplay of organisation dynamics—people, power, politics and systems—and on gaining new analytical skills to identify, dissect and solve complex business problems. We also focus on you as a leader and the development of your personal capabilities to lead and drive change.

Information for international students

The degree has students from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and countries, and we welcome candidates from across the world. Our minimum English Language entry qualification is an IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

The Management School is offering a number of generous Scholarships and Study Awards for 2021, find out more by visiting the Scholarships webpage.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

The Liverpool MBA aims to attract high quality participants who wish to develop their skills as effective managers and potential leaders. The programme seeks to promote an understanding of core business and management disciplines and to show how they link together strategically and operationally.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations50
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Ms Julie Byrne
Email
ulmsmba@liverpool.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)151 795 3718