Master of Business Administration - MBA

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Why study this course?

Our MBA will develop your expertise as a business manager in a collaborative and supportive environment, enabling you to join the ranks of MBA holders who earn significantly above the graduate average. With an abundance of networking and career opportunities, you'll have the chance to grow into an effective business leader aware of the risks and rewards involved in running a successful organisation.

More about this course

The London Met MBA gives you the opportunity to develop your understanding of key business functions including marketing, human resources, strategy and management to help you evolve into a confident, influential and successful leader.

The MBA course is underpinned by experience-based learning modules designed to enhance your management and leadership potential, as well as giving you the opportunity to take the lead on projects related to social responsibility. You'll also develop your personal and social awareness necessary for making decisions which will benefit communities and societies as well as business organisations.

Our teaching staff and visiting academics, who you’ll meet both informally and formally through lectures and social events, are experts in areas including finance, strategy, creativity and coaching. This ensures you’ll develop all the skills you need to steer a business to success, whether the organisation be private, public or not-for-profit.

Your training is supplemented by regular informal learning activities including a weekly student-led Business Breakfast, a monthly dinner, networking events, meetings with business leaders, entrepreneurs and consultants, and lively charity fundraising events in the City.

The diversity of our student population also gives you an excellent advantage in your studies, enabling cross-cultural awareness and the opportunity for peer-to-peer learning.

You will receive regular coaching sessions to help improve your career potential, while you can also make use of our Careers and Employability Unit for finding new roles and jobs after completing the MBA.

Assessment

You’ll be assessed through individual and group work. This is likely to come in a variety of forms including reports, portfolios, presentations, videos, conferences and competitions, enabling you to develop the skills to master a multitude of situations in the world of business administration.

Fees and key information

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Entry requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a minimum of a 2.2 degree in any subject discipline (or equivalent)
  • two references that demonstrate a minimum of two years’ experience in a managerial role
  • a detailed personal statement, including why you are applying and any relevant skills, experience or achievements that make you suitable for the course

You should also submit a full CV comprising:

  • Work experience - list your most recent position first, continuing in reverse chronological order including the name, location, website and dates of your employment for each company you have worked for. Aim to use bullet points wherever possible to highlight your responsibilities and achievements in each role.
  • Education - Again, in reverse chronological order, give brief details of your academic and professional qualifications along with the grades you achieved.
  • Skills - For example, include every IT package or programme you have used as well as any foreign language skills you have gained. Skills such as communication and project management are harder to substantiate and should be backed up with examples.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Applicants who require a Tier 4 student visa may need to provide a Secure English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS. For more information about English qualifications please see our English language requirements.

Modular structure

Core modules:

  • Innovation Management
  • Leadership and Strategic Management
  • People and Organisations: Principles and Practices in Global Contexts
  • Marketing, Marketing Communications and Operations

Research-focused modules:

  • Management Learning and Research
  • Business Research Project

If you choose a pathway then you’ll take two modules identified by your subject areas. Our pathways are:

What our students say

This MBA is a re-launch of our original MBA course, of which graduate and banker Gaurav Gajjar had this to say:

"I continue to benefit from [the student diversity and the real-life opportunities] in the multicultural and diverse markets I deal with on a daily basis. In addition it helped me hone my management and leadership skills helping me attain my goals.”

Read more about Gaurav's MBA experience.

After the course

Graduates of the MBA may continue in their existing careers or choose to explore new opportunities. Recent graduates of our business related degrees are employed by companies including ALDI, Schwab Versand Hanau, Sapa, UBM plc, Carillion, Hanson Hispania SA, Triometric and BNP Paribas. They work in management roles in the fields of international sales, area management, business development, clients services and customer service.

Additional costs

Please note, in addition to the tuition fee there may be additional costs for things like equipment, materials, printing, textbooks, trips or professional body fees.

Additionally, there may be other activities that are not formally part of your course and not required to complete your course, but which you may find helpful (for example, optional field trips). The costs of these are additional to your tuition fee and the fees set out above and will be notified when the activity is being arranged.

How to apply

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When to apply

You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

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