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Online MBA



Telephone
+44 (0)800 032 7101

E-mail address
onlineadmissions(at)contacts.bham.ac.uk



Type of course
100% Online

Language of tuition
English

Length of course
30 months

Date of commencement
February | June | October

Cost/fees
Please see website for more information

Admission requirements

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent 3.0 GPA
  • Two references
  • A statement of purpose
  • A minimum of three years’ management experience


  • International students: Standard English language requirements apply. It is preferred that applicants provide us with an up-to-date IELTS certificate (6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band).

    To find out more about the Online MBA, and for more detailed admissions requirements or how to apply, click here.

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



    University of Birmingham

    Online MBA


    The world’s first AMBA-accredited 100% Online MBA is designed for enterprising business professionals, with at least three years’ management experience, who are ready to enhance their practical knowledge to perform at the highest level in global business management. Taught through the ‘triple-crown’ accredited Birmingham Business School, this programme is led by experts who represent diverse perspectives globally and provide comprehensive insights into today’s contemporary international business challenges.

    Combine quality content with the flexibly of online study and apply learning directly to your career in real-time.

    Module overview:

    Birmingham Business School’s Online MBA is a 30-month, 180-credit course (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 repeats of three electives to allow more flexibility

    Year three dissertation - credits
    • Dissertation - 60
    For more detailed information on modules and to learn more about pricing information, click here.

    Information for international students:

    Tap into a world of opportunity and feel part of a global community by studying alongside peers and learning from faculty on an international scale. Bring your programme to life by joining live lectures which have been scheduled to fit with your time-zone:

    “In some ways, online education is more intimate than a classroom environment — everyone is in the ‘front row’.” (Dr Michael Shulver, Director of Online Content, University of Birmingham).

    Benefit from the latest in educational technology as this programme is full of interactive elements which bring course material to life.

    To find out more about the Online MBA, click here. Alternatively, if you are fairly new to the principles of global business, or looking to enhance your career into a management-level position, you may be interested in our Online MSc International Business.


    The University of Birmingham

    Be empowered to greater things

    Birmingham Business School holds triple-crown accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS):
    - As the UK’s first Business School, we have pioneered teaching and research since 1902
    - We are ranked among the top 100 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015)
    - We have been awarded ‘Gold Standard’ for our quality in teaching (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017)
    - Our Russell Group membership also places us in a league with the UK’s top public research universities
    From the outset, you will have access to employment advisors and experts dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals. Together we can develop a winning strategy to advance your career, helping you stand out to both domestic and global employers.

    To learn more about the Online MBA and to arrange a discussion with one of our Recruitment Co-ordinators, click here.

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

    For more information please contact:
    onlineadmissions(at)contacts.bham.ac.uk
    +44 (0)800 032 7101