Research course


University of Wales Trinity Saint David · Faculty of Business and Management
MBA by research

Entry requirements

•Normally, the possession of a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or an appropriate equivalent, i.e. a professional qualification, from a recognised British or overseas institution. •Applicants must be employed in a suitable type and size of organisation so that they can draw on their professional business context for learning. •Demonstrably appropriate period of experiential learning and/or similar experience in management, or business, or related employment fields, or related area/discipline/subject experience, or defined voluntary experience or similar. This is normally equivalent to, or comparable with, two years experiential learning. This period is not prescriptive and will be interpreted flexibly as a part of consideration for entry. •Fulfilling the essential criteria for the admission to the MBA Programmes which is primarily the applicant’s ability to complete the programme satisfactorily and benefit from it. •Applicants who do not fully satisfy the general criteria will be considered and may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate that they are capable of successfully undertaking and completing the programme at the required standard, and are able to contribute fully to, and benefit from, the learning experiences delivered within the programme. •There is no requirement for attendance in the UK for the online distance learning programme. International students who may decide to come to the University in the UK must fully meet the requirements of the UKBA. •Applicants who have been taught and assessed in languages other than English should have an English language equivalent to IELTS 6.0. •Applicants must have suitable access to computer equipment so that they can access the University VLE.

Banking & Finance

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The UWTSD School of Business now offers its full time MBA as a 2 year (min) – 5 year (max), part time, online learning programme available in February and September from wherever you are. Let your mind do the travelling!

The MBA (online learning) provides access to our existing full time MBA programme but with the flexibility of continuing with your existing employment and lifestyle. There are no attendance requirements for the online MBA so you can choose to study from anywhere in the world continuing your professional and also your personal commitments without interruption.

Fees and funding

Please contact our Finance Department.

Qualification and course duration

MBA by research

part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Ian Jackson