Online MBA

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Program Description

Online MBA

Designed for determined, forward-thinking professionals with at least three years of management experience, the University of Birmingham’s AMBA-accredited 100% Online MBA combines both quality with flexibility.

Delivered 100% online, it allows students to have the opportunity to learn the latest critical business skills, operations principles and management techniques alongside their work - and put learning to the test in real-time for greater workplace success.

“It did not take much time to conclude that the University of Birmingham was the right choice for me due to the reputation of its academics, world rankings and research achievements. I was confident I would gain all the necessary support during my transition and transformation into the world of business,” Kathirvel Balakrishnan, Online MBA.

From the outset, you will have access to employment advice and one-to-one coaching to confirm your goals, helping you advance your career even further. Enhance your practical knowledge and perform at the highest level in global business management.

If you are fairly new to the principles of global business, or if you are looking to enhance your career into a management-level position, you may be interested in the AMBA-accredited Online MSc International Business.

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Realise your business ambitions

The programme is taught by experts who offer a diverse international experience, providing a comprehensive insight into today’s global business challenges. Whether you are looking to progress in your current role or head up your own business, completing the Online MBA will give you the skills and confidence you need to make a greater impact in the world of business.

Module overview:

Studying the Online MBA takes approximately 2.5 years to complete. It is a 180-credit programme (including a 60-credit dissertation).

Year one core modules - credits

  • Marketing - 10
  • Operations Management - 10
  • International Business - 10
  • Accounting and Finance - 10
  • Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management - 10
  • Strategy - 10

Year two modules - credits

  • Economics and Economic Policy for Business* or Service Operations Management - 10
  • Critical Integration in Management* or Marketing Strategy - 10
  • Economics and Economic Policy for Business* or Management of Change - 10*
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation* or Corporate Finance - 10
  • Critical Integration in Management* or Advanced Strategy - 10
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation* or Business in Society - 10

* We offer repeat modules to allow for greater flexibility

Year three dissertation - credits

  • Dissertation - 60

“With every new module, you are encouraged to rise to new challenges in a different and highly relevant field, creating a more rounded, successful version of your professional self. If you want to accelerate your career, I’d thoroughly recommend applying.” Harriet Jeckells, Online MBA.

If you are fairly new to the principles of global business, or if you are looking to enhance your career into a management-level position, you may be interested in the AMBA-accredited Online MSc International Business.

The University of Birmingham’s Online MBA has been specifically designed for managers who are already working in business and seek to strengthen their understanding in a world-class environment.

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There are three intakes a year. Students can join the programme in March, June or October.

In order to be accepted onto the Online MBA, applicants should have:

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose
  • A minimum of three years’ professional experience at a management level

For international students, standard English language requirements apply. You must have an IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

If you do not possess three years’ professional experience at a management level, you may be interested in the AMBA-accredited Online MSc International Business.

For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please request information and a member of the admissions team will be in touch to discuss your enquiry.

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Last updated September 2019

About the School

The University of Birmingham’s flexible online learning courses connect you with international faculty and peers, so you gain crucial career skills and an informed global perspective. As a member of t ... Read More

The University of Birmingham’s flexible online learning courses connect you with international faculty and peers, so you gain crucial career skills and an informed global perspective. As a member of the Russell Group, the University Birmingham also surrounds students with the top scholarly research and professional links in both the business and private sectors... Read less

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