Level 7



1 year (Full-Time)
2 years (Part-Time)


Rush Green Campus


Sep 2023


Adult 19+
Higher Education

If you're looking to take the next step in a management or leadership role or enhance your current practice, this recognised qualification will give you the knowledge and understanding you'll need to succeed. The programme of study, emphasis is founded on the application of theoretical knowledge to business scenarios and problems where an operational solution is sought.

Studying full-time, or part-time around your existing career or commitments, you'll learn from experienced business professionals and cover a variety of modules to ensure a breadth of business expertise.

Covering Finance, HRM, Strategic Decision Making, Business Intelligence, Leadership and Creative Change and Innovation, you'll use your current knowledge and skills, research and take inspiration from business cases worldwide, and develop your strategic leadership approach to enhance your business and career.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to investigate, analyse and produce solutions to a business problem, and build a portfolio of management skills to boost your career.

This course is accredited by

Split into modules, the course covers key management concepts such as:

  • Integrated Communications
  • Emphasising the Environment
  • Implementing Strategies
  • Financial Insights and Business Intelligence
  • Creative Change and Innovation
  • HRM in Context
  • Dissertation

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You'll be assessed in a variety of ways, suited to the module you're undertaking. These will include:

  • Written assignments and reports
  • Presentations
  • Group work and projects

To successfully complete your MBA you will need to submit and pass your Research Methods and Dissertation module.

We would normally expect a good first honours degree (2.2 or above) for entry onto this programme. Applicants may enter the programme at various levels with Recognition of Prior Learning

Exceptionally, applicants without a first degree who can evidence extensive relevant experience of more than two years in a relevant professional role(s) may be considered. Such applicants may be subject to additional selection criteria such as an interview, at the College's discretion.

Successful completion of your MBA opens doors to a variety of careers. It will provide evidence of your skills in the effective planning and undertaking of projects, together with enhanced responsibilities and the management of a team or group where leadership skills and decision making are clearly required.

Other roles may be more focused on a specialism such as human resources, marketing, finance and accounting.

You could also continue your studies with a doctorate.

Where it can lead to
Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.