Master of Business Administration (with Work Placement) MBA

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 Years
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September and January

Overview Updated 10/12/2019

The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. If you aspire to be a business professional and do not have any previous business or management experience studying our MBA will allow you to achieve this.

This course is available on a Full Time basis with a September and January intake.

Course

Highlights

  • Six to 12 month work experience opportunity
  • CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership throughout the course of study and for 12 months after graduation*
  • MBA business trip **
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner Award***
  • Extensive online materials to support your studies

Course Details

Studying our MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and enhancing your business knowledge and understanding.

You will learn to think laterally, challenge convention and offer informed solutions to business issues. You will gain valuable skills that will set you apart from colleagues, allowing you to progress to your full career potential.

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Careers

Career Opportunities

Unlike other postgraduate courses which provide in-depth specialisation in a particular field, an MBA is interdisciplinary. An MBA exposes you to all areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Entry Requirements

If you hold a first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent you will be eligible to apply for this course. Work experience is useful but is not an essential requirement, so long as you can demonstrate a clear passion and interest in business and/or enterprise.

If you would like more information on how to apply for this course, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

English language requirements:

If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of your English language capability at a level approved by the University. The level required for study on masters degree courses is IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent.

Please visit our English Language Requirements page.

Course Content

  • Critical Issues in Business (10 Credits)
    Module code: STRM042
    Core Module Y
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour (20 Credits)
    Module code: HRMM055
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM028
    Core Module Y
  • Managing Operations and the Supply Chain (20 Credits)
    Module code: BSOM046
    Core Module Y
  • Competitive Strategy and Innovation (20 Credits)
    Module code: STRM043
    Core Module Y
  • Financial Decision Making (20 Credits)
    Module code: FINM036
    Core Module Y
  • International Business Negotiation (20 Credits)
    Module code: STRM060
    Core Module Y
  • The Entrepreneurship Report (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM033
    Core Module Y
  • Career Futures: Employability Skills (0 Credits)
    Module code: HRMM072
    Core Module Y
  • Work-Based Project (30 Credits)
    Module code: HRMM073
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

Our MBA courses are designed to provide you with the general management skills that global businesses demand. They combine the study of critical business areas and leadership skills with additional recognition, qualifications and activities.

We offer a unique combination of opportunities including:

  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership throughout the course of study and 12 months after graduation*
  • MBA business trip **
  • PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner Award***
  • Extensive online materials to support your studies

*Only applicable to students studying MBA (with Work Placement) full-time on campus directly through The University of Northampton.

**Optional – not included in course fees.

***Optional – membership and/or examination fees not included as part of course fees.

Graduate Discount Schemes

Discounts for alumni and new students

Whether you are an international, home or EU student, we offer generous tuition fee discounts for postgraduate study.

Our International Scholarships page has details of the International Graduate Scholarship offering up to 50% for alumni of the University and the International Scholarship offering up to 30% for new students.

The Graduate Discount Scheme page has  information about the 20% discount for Home and EU graduates.

 

Fees & Funding

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £10,660 (Full Fee is charged in year 1)

To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs

You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £10,530 (Full Fee is charged in Year 1)

To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs

You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £14,750 (Full Fee is charged in Year 1)

To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs

You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £13,750 (Full Fee is charged in Year 1)

To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs

You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

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Updated 10/12/2019

  • The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. If you aspire to be a business professional and do not have any previous business or management experience studying our MBA will allow you to achieve this.

    This course is available on a Full Time basis with a September and January intake.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Six to 12 month work experience opportunity
    • CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership throughout the course of study and for 12 months after graduation*
    • MBA business trip **
    • PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner Award***
    • Extensive online materials to support your studies
  • Studying our MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and enhancing your business knowledge and understanding.

    You will learn to think laterally, challenge convention and offer informed solutions to business issues. You will gain valuable skills that will set you apart from colleagues, allowing you to progress to your full career potential.

    Read more
    • Business Development Executive

      “The placement is an opportunity for me to get involved in a real working environment in the UK. It helps me to feel more confident in building a network of contacts.”  [Read more]

    • Career Opportunities

      Unlike other postgraduate courses which provide in-depth specialisation in a particular field, an MBA is interdisciplinary. An MBA exposes you to all areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources.

  • If you hold a first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent you will be eligible to apply for this course. Work experience is useful but is not an essential requirement, so long as you can demonstrate a clear passion and interest in business and/or enterprise.

    If you would like more information on how to apply for this course, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    English language requirements:

    If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of your English language capability at a level approved by the University. The level required for study on masters degree courses is IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent.

    Please visit our English Language Requirements page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Critical Issues in Business (10 Credits)
      Module code: STRM042
      Core Module Y
    • Management and Organisational Behaviour (20 Credits)
      Module code: HRMM055
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM028
      Core Module Y
    • Managing Operations and the Supply Chain (20 Credits)
      Module code: BSOM046
      Core Module Y
    • Competitive Strategy and Innovation (20 Credits)
      Module code: STRM043
      Core Module Y
    • Financial Decision Making (20 Credits)
      Module code: FINM036
      Core Module Y
    • International Business Negotiation (20 Credits)
      Module code: STRM060
      Core Module Y
    • The Entrepreneurship Report (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM033
      Core Module Y
    • Career Futures: Employability Skills (0 Credits)
      Module code: HRMM072
      Core Module Y
    • Work-Based Project (30 Credits)
      Module code: HRMM073
      Core Module Y

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    Our MBA courses are designed to provide you with the general management skills that global businesses demand. They combine the study of critical business areas and leadership skills with additional recognition, qualifications and activities.

    We offer a unique combination of opportunities including:

    • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership throughout the course of study and 12 months after graduation*
    • MBA business trip **
    • PRINCE 2 Foundation and Practitioner Award***
    • Extensive online materials to support your studies

    *Only applicable to students studying MBA (with Work Placement) full-time on campus directly through The University of Northampton.

    **Optional – not included in course fees.

    ***Optional – membership and/or examination fees not included as part of course fees.

    • Discounts for alumni and new students

      Whether you are an international, home or EU student, we offer generous tuition fee discounts for postgraduate study.

      Our International Scholarships page has details of the International Graduate Scholarship offering up to 50% for alumni of the University and the International Scholarship offering up to 30% for new students.

      The Graduate Discount Scheme page has  information about the 20% discount for Home and EU graduates.

       

  • 20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £10,660 (Full Fee is charged in year 1)

    To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
    Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £10,530 (Full Fee is charged in Year 1)

    To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
    Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

    20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £14,750 (Full Fee is charged in Year 1)

    To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
    Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £13,750 (Full Fee is charged in Year 1)

    To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    You will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA business event (Greece in 2017) in your first year. The MBA business event is optional and the cost should not exceed £500 for flights and accommodation (if you are travelling from the UK). You will need to allow an additional £250 for your expenses.
    Please note: Additional fees, over and above your course fees, will be payable for the optional elements, for example for travel and accommodation for the Business Event or by the examination or membership bodies for membership and assessments associated with the qualifications.

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

*Course data provided by Unistats

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