Taught course

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Southampton · School of Management

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor's degree with second class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in an appropriate subject.
Work experience: at least three years' post-qualification needed.

English language requirements: Band 6C. IELTS 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking. For information on other accepted English language tests, please see the website.

Months of entry


Course content

Acccredited by the globally recognised Association of MBAs (AMBA), our new and updated MBA programmes will give you the understanding, knowledge and confidence to challenge conventional thinking and stand out in today's fast-moving business world.
The new Southampton MBA is taught by world-class academics and requires you to apply your skills to real business problems through a combination of research, 'live' client consultancy, company visits, international study trips and exposure to business leaders. You will have a choice of three pathway options: General, Entrepreneurship and Maritime.
The new Part-time MBA also meets the requirements of the CMI Level 7 Senior Leader Master's Degree Apprenticeship (SLMDA) standard and is eligible for apprenticeship levy funding.

Compulsory modules include: People & Organisations; Accounting; Digital & Data-Driven Marketing; Operations Management; Corporate Finance; Global Business Environment; Business Analytics and Risk; Strategy & Decision Making; Leading Sustainability, Innovation & Change; Business Project.

Optional modules include: Entrepreneurship & New Venture Design; Business Planning; Maritime Operations & Risk; Maritime Law; Project Management; Supply Management; International Banking; Strategic Brand Communications; Responsible Leadership.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393