Taught course

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Liverpool, Online · Online Programmes

Entry requirements

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact our admissions team.

Applications should possess:
  • A minimum of a 2:1 class degree in any subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or
  • Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5.
If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries.

Months of entry

April, July, October

Course content

Enhance your expertise in strategic leadership, digital marketing, and operations to drive forward in your career.

Throughout the programme you will have the opportunity to explore complex business issues in a range of contexts and develop digital literacy through group work and assignments. You will also cultivate skills such as strategic thinking, leading innovation and change, evidence-based decision-making, data analysis, team-working and life-long learning.
One of the key aspects of module design is to draw on your previous experiences and newly acquired knowledge to address real-life work scenarios while collaborating with others to enhance your understanding of both theory and practice.
This MBA is designed to provide opportunities for people to become more skilled and confident in their ability to lead and manage others, ethically and responsibly.
On this programme you will have the chance to undertake authentic assessments curated to enable your development of employability attributes.
The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to hold a gold standard triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.
Following the submission of data and alumni survey this programme has been ranked in the top 10 online MBAs for 2023 by the Financial Times (FT); ranking first overall for ‘career progression’, with the average online MBA graduate seeing a 32% salary increase after completion, and third overall for 'value for money'. In addition, our online MBA is ranked #11 by CEO Magazine in their Global MBA Rankings for 2024 whilst the Management School holds Tier One status.
Teaching methods and style
This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art virtual learning environment, which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals. 
Methods of assessment 
Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, discussion forum participation and journal entries. 

Career destinations
Whether you are looking for a career change or a more senior-level role, this online MBA can help to take you to the next level by enhancing your expertise, providing networking opportunities and a world-renowned qualification from a gold standard and triple-accredited University of Liverpool Management School.
Potential career destinations include consultancy, construction, engineering, retail and many more.

Information for international students

International students may be eligible for Regional Scholarships of up to 20%. To find out more, please contact our admissions team.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Full tuition fee – £22,050 (2023/2024 academic year)

The tuition fee is fully inclusive of all costs: teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits. If you live in England, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan to cover some of the programme cost. If you are not eligible for a student loan, you will be offered a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition over the duration of your studies.  
Scholarships and Discounts
  • 10% discount for University of Liverpool alumni.
  • You will receive a 5% discount if you choose to pay the full tuition fee upfront. 
  • Regional Scholarships of up to 20%. To find out about the scholarship offered in your region, please make an enquiry now.
  • An Executive Scholarship of 15% is available for the online MBA programme for our remaining intakes in the 2023/24 academic year.

*All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process. 

To find out more about the funding available for online programmes with the University of Liverpool click here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    part time
    30 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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