Queen's University Belfast

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Queen’s University Belfast

Master of Business Administration (Taught)

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Course summary

The AMBA accredited Queen’s MBA brings together the academic excellence of one of the UK’s leading research Universities, with the innovative spirit of Belfast. The program is aimed at professionals looking to take the next step in transforming their careers. The Queen’s MBA challenges you to develop as a leader with the adaptive skills and lateral, entrepreneurial thinking you need to shape your future. Progressing through the program you integrate core business and management concepts including strategy, marketing, operations, corporate finance, economics and accounting, whilst the programme also offers you the chance to deepen your knowledge in the emerging areas of business analytics and social innovation. There is a strong emphasis on integrating theory and practice. Through a year-long leadership development module you will develop insight and self-awareness required for effective leadership in a local and global context. The Queen’s MBA is now AMBA accredited. Fewer than 300 business schools globally hold this prestigious award. AMBA accreditation denotes the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education. The School is also EQUIS accredited, indicating the high-standard of business education that our students will receive.


For more information please see http://www.qub.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-taught/master-business-administration-mba

How to apply

International applicants

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required (*taken within the last 2 years). International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: www.qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline. Applicants with qualifications below 2.1 Honours degree standard may be considered on a case-by-case basis if they can demonstrate appropriate relevant professional experience. Applicants should have a minimum of three years’ quality professional experience. Internships, a sandwich year, part-time or temporary work will not be considered. Applicants must provide a full and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae including a full work history. The work history should include the employer’s name and address, job title and brief description of duties and responsibilities, as well as the start and end dates for each period of employment. In addition, applicants are required to submit a video statement of not less than 3 minutes and no more than 5 minutes duration. Your video can be uploaded to any publicly accessible sharing service (e.g. Youtube, Vimeo, Dropbox). Please provide a direct link to the video along with your application. You must ensure the link is working before submitting your application. The applicant must be visible in the video. The video statement should address the 3 questions below in full. Please make sure that all questions are covered in your statement. Generic responses that do not directly address the questions may result in your application being rejected. 1. Why you have chosen Queen’s Belfast for your MBA 2. The skills and knowledge you can offer to peer-learning experiences as an MBA student at Queen’s 3. Your career ambitions and what you expect to do after graduating with an MBA from Queen’s Admission under the Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) may be considered for this course. The University's Recognition of Prior Learning Policy provides guidance on the assessment of experiential learning (RPEL). Please visit http://go.qub.ac.uk/RPLpolicy for more information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For tuition fee information relating to this course please see the University's Postgraduate Tuition Fee website - http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/TuitionFees.

Sponsorship information

For more information on funding and scholarships for Postgraduate study, please see http://www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/FundingandScholarships/

Master of Business Administration at Queen's University Belfast - UCAS