MBA – Master of Business Administration

Our MBA programmes are designed to provide you with the 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:

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

*Only applicable to students studying MBA full-time on campus or via distance learning 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.

Why Choose an MBA?

An MBA is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated professionals and graduates. Our MBA programmes are carefully designed to offer in-depth knowledge of all critical business areas and functions.

Research shows that graduates with an MBA qualification significantly increase their earning potential and can make a return on investment of their tuition fees within a few years (Source: Graduate Prospects). Obtaining an MBA can lead to promotion or generate a pathway into more senior roles, as well as creating an opportunity for those looking to change direction in their career.

You will be working closely with other ambitious professionals and graduates and you will join a community of influential tutors, business professionals and MBA alumni. Current staff and past MBA students from this university span the globe and offer extensive, diverse, cross cultural business experiences.

Which MBA is right for me?

We offer our MBAs through a variety of routes to suit you.

For in-depth course information choose the programme and mode of study which suits you:

MBA Executive MBA
Part Time x  Part Time x x
Full Time x  Full Time x
Distance Learning   ✓ Distance Learning

We also offer an MBA (Executive) Top Up, designed to enable holders of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (or similar UK and international qualification) to gain an MBA qualification in just one year.


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