Master of Business Administration MBA

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 04/10/2018

Our MBA programmes are carefully designed to offer you in-depth knowledge of critical business areas and functions. 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.

 

Course

Highlights

  • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.

Additional

Information

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) membership grade

The CMI is the leading management organisation in the UK with a developing reputation across the world. Membership of the CMI provides you with significant benefits in networking, access to information and research.

You will receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership (included as part of your course fees) throughout your studies and this will continue to be valid for 12 months after you have graduated from the course.

Please note: This is only applicable to those who are studying full-time on campus or via distance learning directly through The University of Northampton. The CMI level 7 award will be dependent on passing all of the associated MBA CMI modules.

Course Details

Studying our MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills which will enhance your business knowledge and understanding. The MBA will teach you the theory of effective management practice and equip you with the essential skills, confidence and competence to assist you when you venture into your chosen industry. 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.CMI logo

The MBA is an opportunity for creating and building your networks. You will study alongside ambitious graduates and will have the opportunity to engage with business professionals from a range of organisations, industries and countries exchanging their experiences and best practice.

Read more…

Careers

Career Opportunities

Unlike other postgraduate programmes which provide in depth specialisation in a specific 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
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
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

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: STRM046
    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 Project (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM033
    Core Module Y
  • Organisational Culture and Work Environments (30 Credits)
    Module code: STRM066
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

Our programmes combine all of the study of critical business areas and leadership skills with the extra value of 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 event **(in 2017 a three day business networking trip to Greece)
  • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Award**

* Only applicable to students studying full-time on campus or via distance learning directly through The University of Northampton.**Optional – not included in course fees.

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £10,400
Part Time: £5,200 Year One (90 credits), £5,200 Year Two (90 credits)
Distance Learning: £5,200 Year One (90 credits), £5,200 Year Two (90 credits)

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

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Distance Learning: £5,200 Year One (90 credits), £5,200 Year Two (90 credits)
International: £13,500

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

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…

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  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…

Distance Learning

Distance learning is an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various online courses which work flexibly around your requirements.

Our programmes of study encompass a wide range of methods of learning, teaching and assessment to help you gain the skills you will need for your working life.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 04/10/2018

  • Our MBA programmes are carefully designed to offer you in-depth knowledge of critical business areas and functions. 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.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
  • Studying our MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills which will enhance your business knowledge and understanding. The MBA will teach you the theory of effective management practice and equip you with the essential skills, confidence and competence to assist you when you venture into your chosen industry. 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.CMI logo

    The MBA is an opportunity for creating and building your networks. You will study alongside ambitious graduates and will have the opportunity to engage with business professionals from a range of organisations, industries and countries exchanging their experiences and best practice.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Chartered Management Institute (CMI) membership grade

    The CMI is the leading management organisation in the UK with a developing reputation across the world. Membership of the CMI provides you with significant benefits in networking, access to information and research.

    You will receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership (included as part of your course fees) throughout your studies and this will continue to be valid for 12 months after you have graduated from the course.

    Please note: This is only applicable to those who are studying full-time on campus or via distance learning directly through The University of Northampton. The CMI level 7 award will be dependent on passing all of the associated MBA CMI modules.

    • Career Opportunities

      Unlike other postgraduate programmes which provide in depth specialisation in a specific 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
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    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: STRM046
      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 Project (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM033
      Core Module Y
    • Organisational Culture and Work Environments (30 Credits)
      Module code: STRM066
      Core Module Y
    • Our Graduate Discount Scheme

      If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

      Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £10,400
    Part Time: £5,200 Year One (90 credits), £5,200 Year Two (90 credits)
    Distance Learning: £5,200 Year One (90 credits), £5,200 Year Two (90 credits)

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

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Distance Learning: £5,200 Year One (90 credits), £5,200 Year Two (90 credits)
    International: £13,500

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

    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…

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  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…

  • Distance learning is an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various online courses which work flexibly around your requirements.

    Our programmes of study encompass a wide range of methods of learning, teaching and assessment to help you gain the skills you will need for your working life.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour