University of Warwick

Degree level: Postgraduate

Business Administration (Distance Learning) (Taught)

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Course summary

Gain an understanding of the global business environment with the Business Administration (Distance Learning) MBA. Ranked 1st in the world for the fourth year running by The Financial Times, this programme is taught primarily online and distinguished by face-to-face learning in Warwick or London. Course overview Ranked first in the world by The Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2021, our Distance Learning MBA combines inspirational teaching with flexible online learning. If you’re looking for a way to accelerate your career, increase your business knowledge and leadership skills and maximise your board level awareness without stepping out of work, our part-time course could be your next step. Teaching primarily takes place via our bespoke online learning environment my.wbs, which houses our teaching materials, interactive spaces and our online classroom: wbsLive and via two residential weeks at either Warwick or London, depending on the programme format you have chosen.

Course details


Required modules The required modules for the January 2022 intake include:

  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Advantage
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics of the Business Environment
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Leadership
  • Innovation and Creativity in Organisations
Elective modules
  • International Business
  • Corporate Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
  • Modelling and Analysis for Management
  • Economics of Wellbeing
  • Management Accounting
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Management of Change
  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Strategy and Practice
  • Economics
Read the module descriptions for this course on the Warwick Business School website.

Assessment method

Module assessment is a mix of individual assignments, exams, group work and class tests. Dissertation The culmination of your degree will be a substantive piece of research and a dissertation. Your dissertation will allow you to apply what you have learned during your MBA to a real management issue in practice. It enables you to explore a business issue thoroughly from multiple perspectives and make practical recommendations drawing on the theories, concepts, frameworks and tools that you have learned about during the course and extended in your own studies.

Entry requirements

**Minimum requirements** You must have at least four years' postgraduate managerial work experience. We are seeking evidence of consistent progression including increased people management, budgetary and/or project management responsibilities. You must have a 2:i at undergraduate level from a UK university or the equivalent from an overseas university. However, we also welcome applications from candidates who do not have the academic qualifications but are exceptional, with a proven ability to achieve. **English language requirements** You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following: - Band B - IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above. **International qualifications** We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information, please visit the international entry requirements page. **Additional requirements** There are no additional entry requirements for this course.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please visit the University of Warwick website for the tuition fees for postgraduate courses:
Business Administration (Distance Learning) at University of Warwick - UCAS