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Course summary

Studying for the Huddersfield MBA will help you realise your ambitions, become a more effective, responsible leader, develop a strategic and global management perspective and improve your communication skills. Our MBA has an overarching focus on responsible leadership, which engenders the need to take a multiple stakeholder perspective. The course aims to develop in you, an integrated and critically aware understanding of responsible management and organisations and necessary skills to prepare you for effective roles within organisations. It offers four areas of knowledge and skill development:

  • Professional developments to be a responsible leader
  • Responsible leadership and people management in an organisation
  • Responsible leadership in a changing environmental and societal context
  • Strategy development and innovation for fulfilling value propositions
Inspirational and supportive tuition, exposure to the latest management thinking and the benefits of mixing with and learning from other talented students for the duration of the programme will help equip you for senior management roles. An MBA qualification is a globally recognised postgraduate management qualification that is highly valued by employers. Studying our MBA will help you to achieve your personal goals, become a valuable asset to your organisation and help improve your chances of climbing the career ladder. Alternatively, you may choose to use your MBA to explore and redefine your ambitions and change your career direction. Professional links and accreditation: Huddersfield Business School is an official HE Partner of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) ( As an MBA student you will have the opportunity to register for a level 7 qualification from the CMI. Upon graduation you also have the opportunity to apply for Chartered Manager status with the CMI.


Modules Strategic Financial Decisions Analysis Strategic Marketing People Matter Responsible Leadership and Systemic Risk Management For Business Strategic Management and Innovation Professional and Personal Excellence (PROPEL 1) Professional and Personal Excellence (PROPEL 2) Business Economics Business-Research Project

Assessment method

There are a variety of assessment methods, including individual and group reports, essays, learning logs, time constrained assessment activities and the dissertation.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally: * You should have an Honours degree (2:2 or above) in any subject or an equivalent professional qualification. * In addition you would need at least two years' relevant work or managerial experience. * Applicants with other professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered individually. * Advanced entry onto the programme would be possible for suitably qualified applicants. In such cases the University’s standard regulations and processes for accreditation of prior learning (APL) will apply.

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £17000* Year 1
EU £17000* Year 1
England £17000* Year 1
Northern Ireland £17000* Year 1
Scotland £17000* Year 1
Wales £17000* Year 1
International £17000* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Full-time tuition fees for this course in 2022/23 are £17,000. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please visit our Fees and Finance pages for further information - If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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