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MBA Admissions

If you are interested in joining the programme you should have a minimum of two years’ work experience or demonstrate a track record of start-up or entrepreneurial experiences (for full-time MBA Entrepreneurship pathway) and meet one of the following criteria:

  • An honours degree
  • A recognised level five diploma in leadership or management
  • An equivalent professional qualification

For overseas students:

  • A British Council International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking of 5.5 or
  • Pearson Academic score of 62 (or above) with a minimum score in each component of Reading,Writing, Listening and Speaking of 51.


For those who already hold an existing level seven award in an area of Business, Leadership or Management, exemptions may be available.

Start dates

Full-time and part-time cohorts will commence in September each year.

Distance Learning will start in January and September.


Our Staff

Our students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject. Our courses are at the forefront of current knowledge and practice and are shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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