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Course summary

New for Fall 2021, this MBA programme really is unique. It gives you the opportunity to gain an MBA, one of the most prestigious degrees in the world, at an international and specialist University in London. In fact, you will get two degrees, one from the US and one from the UK, creating more opportunities on graduation. What is more, this programme also provides an entrepreneurial twist, which will set you apart from the competition. That’s because this MBA, organised in in partnership with Draper University, includes an innovative five-week, ‘Hero Training’ programme. This fully residential and immersive learning experience has been created for ambitious entrepreneurs who are looking to build on their skill sets, expand their network, get ahead in launching a business, and seeking opportunities to pitch for investment. The first semester begins with a thorough study of economic analysis for managers, global marketing strategy and explores how to manage both organisations and people. In the second semester, you will move on to examine the principles of strategic management, financial management and how to conduct business research as well as a course exclusive to this MBA at Richmond, entrepreneurship and innovation management. The MBA faculty team at Richmond, which includes both academics and experienced industry professionals, is collaborative and supportive. They practice the latest teaching methods which stimulate critical thinking and creativity and encourage you to explore boundaries in your thinking and actions. In the third semester, you will then live and study for five weeks in Silicon Valley, in California, USA, at Draper University. This section of the MBA programme is designed to develop your skills in entrepreneurship, innovative thinking, providing a technology and business mind-set in the epicentre of Silicon Valley surrounded by top innovators and entrepreneurship leaders. With this course at Draper University, you can learn to think like an entrepreneur with modules such as future and innovation, VC training, being a great mentor, corporate entrepreneurship and Silicon Valley immersion. Every week, you will be completing 40 hours of learning which will enable the progression of your business and the development of your network in Silicon Valley. Draper University will focus on the business development and innovation aspect of the programme, while Richmond will provide you with all the business and management acumen of an MBA at an international university. It’s a winning combination. Please note that non-US citizens will need a US Visitor (B) visa to enter the country for the five-week course at Draper University.


Entry requirements

At Richmond our postgraduate degree programmes, which are based on the US educational approach, are available as 1 year (full-time) or two year (part-time) options with some programmes offering even more flexibility. The entry requirements for all postgraduate programmes at Richmond are the same, regardless of your chosen study option, excluding our International Business (MSc) programme Academic Entry Requirements UK first Degree minimum second class honours (2.2) US Degree with a minimum CGPA of between 2.5 and 3.0 or international equivalent Academic Interview *All other equivalent eligible transfer credits will be determined by Admissions.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £21800 Whole course
International £21800 Whole course
England £21800 Whole course
Northern Ireland £21800 Whole course
Scotland £21800 Whole course
Wales £21800 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Master of Business Administration (MBA): Entrepreneurship at Richmond, The American International University in London - UCAS