Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Master of Business Administration (Taught)

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Course summary

Keele University's MBA is designed to develop the business leaders of tomorrow. Our programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills to lead contemporary organisations in an ethical and sustainable way, whether in the public, private or not-for-profit sector. The modern business world demands skills such as creativity, agility and an entrepreneruial edge. We develop these skills by embedding creativity and innovation into our curriculum. Our full time MBA programme offers a rigorous understanding of the key disciplines of management skills and leadership agility. It offers early career managers and junior leaders an in-depth knowledge of how the organisation operates, providing understanding of functional disciplines and how they relate to one another. The course provides a deep intellectual appreciation of the complexity of the rapidly changing organisational context, interconnected across international and national boundaries. It incorporates a diverse range of stakeholders and meeting their expectations, and creating short and long term sustainable financial values for the wider society. As part of the programme there will be a range of extracurricular activities designed to further enhance your management skills and knowledge. This may include a range of extracurricular activities such as business simulation, specific trips and study tours, participation in a recognised MBA competition, career development sessions, and professional networking activities designed to develop and improve your experience and prospects.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

This MBA is designed for professionals in the private, public or third sector. It is designed for any individual moving into or aspiring to a senior or strategic management role. This can include General Managers, Senior Managers, Section Leaders, Executives, Directors, COO, CFO, CEO, CIO roles, senior military officers as well as middle management roles that are a ‘stepping stone’ to these. You should have: A 2:2 honours degree, or An equivalent overseas degree or A degree-level professional qualification or Non-standard qualifications and extensive work experience (on a case-by-case basis and through interviewing the candidate) At least two years post-graduation work experience prior to starting the course Applicants for whom English is a second language will be required to achieve IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. The University also accepts a range of internationally recognised English tests. If you do not meet the English language requirements, the University offers a range of English language preparation programmes

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Information relating to the tuition fees and funding options for this course can be viewed on the Keele University website.
Master of Business Administration at Keele University - UCAS