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Course summary

A distinctive qualification which is intellectually-challenging, insightful and grounded in improving practice in the workplace.

  • Delivered as block study for extra flexibility to fit around existing commitments
  • Benefit from teaching informed by proprietary business research and close links with business
  • Study LJMU's dedicated executive postgraduate study facilities in Rodney Street
  • Expand your professional network and learn alongside local senior leaders and managers
  • Post-experiential MBA designed for participants with at least three years’ work experience
  • All MBA students and alumni benefit from membership of Liverpool Leadership Network
Liverpool Business School offers an MBA that recognises the benefits of peer-to-peer learning, networking and relationship building. With specialised Masterclasses from business leaders, as well as our experienced teaching team, the course will transform your professional practice and enhance career progression prospects. We recognise the impact that good leaders can have on productivity and performance, yet the UK is lagging behind global competitors when it comes to the education and training of our managers. Businesses are increasingly recognising the importance and value of trained managers and are seeking professionals with recognised qualifications in leadership and management. The MBA is a respected and globally recognised masters level qualification in business, and demonstrates to employers that your professional practice is underpinned by academic knowledge and evidence-based research. Our MBA programme aims to respond to the evidence-based need for trained senior managers by developing confident, competent, forward-thinking leaders who can balance strategic thinking with excellent operational focus. This is a distinctive MBA, which is intellectually-challenging, insightful and focused on improving practice in the workplace across all areas of management, leadership, and the functions of business. Modules have been developed in consultation with businesses, who identified the following training themes:
  • Your leadership development, strategies for engaging and motivating others
  • Exploring strategy
  • Operationalising the strategy
  • Transforming organisations, change and innovation
The course is dedicated to supporting mature, professional students who may be having their first experience of higher education. We prepare them for work in this challenging and rewarding arena through work-based case studies. The curriculum covers the broad range of business disciplines that prepares and enables you to work at board level, or in new enterprises. MBAs show a high rate of career progression in early roles post-graduation and we are committed to giving you the next level of knowledge for a higher salaried position. Liverpool Business School at Liverpool John Moores University is a member of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality business education worldwide. Through membership, accreditation, research, thought leadership, professional development, and advocacy, AACSB partners with over 1,500 organizations, from more than 90 countries globally. Membership or participation in the Global Education Alliance does not imply accreditation.

Assessment method

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. All assignments on this course are submitted electronically and assessed against the key marking criteria set out in the programme handbook.

Entry requirements

Previous academic qualifications are less important for entry into the MBA programme, what we are looking for is your ability to contribute and share in the peer-learning activities. Leadership experience with the scope to determine strategy within your current role. All assignments relate to the workplace, therefore students enrolled onto the programme should ideally be in employment. A minimum of 3 years leadership / management experience plus two references. An interview may be required on some occasions to clarify suitability for the programme. Additional Information IELTS 6.5 (Min. 6.0 in each component) Pearson PTE Academic 64 (minimum 61 in each component for UKVI purposes) Credits may be awarded for Level 7 learning already undertaken in the University or elsewhere for which you have received qualifications or certificates. You may also submit a claim for recognition of unaccredited prior learning (RP(E)L). This may be for work you have accomplished in a professional, paid or voluntary capacity. This has to be submitted via an RPL form with supporting evidence. You will also be liable to pay an administration fee and charge per credit. All RP(E)L claims must be applied for at the point of admission and cannot be considered at a later stage. If you have any specific queries, please contact [email protected] Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6195 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6195 Year 1
Scotland £6195 Year 1
Wales £6195 Year 1
International £8450 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Master of Business Administration at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS