Taught course

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Southampton · Southampton Business School

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Entry requirements

All applications are assessed on individual merit but the typical academic entry requirement for the MBA is a UK honours degree with at least a Second Class classification or an equivalent non-UK qualification. If you have qualifications other than a degree, with relevant professional experience and evidence of ability, you will also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our AMBA-accredited MBA degree will give you the understanding, knowledge and confidence to challenge conventional thinking and stand out in today's fast-moving business world.
- Choice of three pathways: General, Entrepreneurship and Maritime.
- Small class size and highly interactive, group-based learning.
- Exclusive access to MBA Learning Suite, newly opened in 2019.
- Leadership Development Programme with career coaching.
- European and International study trips with 'live' consulting project.
- Opportunities for work experience placements.
- Free membership of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Association of MBAs (AMBA)

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have reached a satisfactory standard in an approved English language test. The following scores are accepted for direct entry: IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in reading and writing, 6.0 in listening and speaking.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Scholarships of up to £9,000 available - please see website for more details.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393