MBA MOOC (Master of Administration Massive Open Online Course)

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The MBA MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is an opportunity to try out studying on our MBA programme for free. The innovative Critical Issues in Business module provides a taster of our MBA.

You will be guided through a range of e-learning activities based around online recordings from industry experts, with lecturer supported discussion and reflective exercises to give you flavour of the demands of postgraduate study, while looking at a range of critical issues that impact business today.

If you have been thinking about studying for an MBA award but are not sure if you are ready then this is the place to start. There is no cost and no commitment but a great student experience.

If you choose to enrol on the MBA (full-time or distance learning), or MBA Executive, and have completed the MBA MOOC, then you are able to receive a discount of £500 on the full programme. Please note that this incentive does not apply to the MBA Top-ups or the programmes that are hosted at our Partner institutions.

Please enrol for this course online through our Blackboard learning environment.

Mode of study

Distance learning

Duration of study

The MBA MOOC is hosted over four weeks and typically runs twice a year.

Entry requirements

*Applicants will normally be expected to hold a first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent, and must always have a minimum of two years relevant management experience. We welcome students with prior credit or experiential learning and students may be admitted if they have meaningful and measurable prior learning or professional experience.

If you native language is not English, we will need evidence of your English language skills. The level required for study on Master’s degree courses is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.


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