Program overview
2.5 years
Full time/part time

Start dates
June 2023

October 2023

March 2024

June 2024

About this program

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.

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. 

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Admission requirements

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 or equivalent
  • 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 6.0 with no less than 5.5 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 Management.

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Program content

The program 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:

Year one core modules

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

Year two modules

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

* Repeat modules are offered to allow for greater flexibility

Year three dissertation 

  • Dissertation

Program delivery

As well as providing the flexibility to study around your existing commitments, our 100% online MBA gives you access to the same world-renowned lecturers and guest speakers as the campus-based equivalent, but with the added benefit of video and real-world case studies to truly bring the course to life.

Featuring group discussions, synchronous sessions and other shared activities, there are also plenty of opportunities to interact with lecturers and students. These exchanges are key to developing a deeper understanding of the principles of modern business and the basis of lasting business networks.


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 inquiry.

About this institute

The University of Birmingham Online

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The University of Birmingham Online

B15 2TT Birmingham
United Kingdom

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