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Program overview
Length: 30 months
Education level: Master's degree
Start dates
Online / distance learning
February 2018 
June 2018 
October 2018 

Program Description

Online MBA at the University of Birmingham

The world’s first (and only) AMBA-accredited 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, the programme includes:

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

Year three dissertation

  • Dissertation

Admission requirements

Entry 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).

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Degree & diploma

On completion of this course, students will receive a Master of Business Administration from the University of Birmingham.

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

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Reviews by students

Kathirvel Balakrishnan, Solution Architect, the...   |   11/29/2017
It did not take much time to conclude that the University of Birmingham was the right choice for me due to the reputation of it's academics, world rankings and research achievements. I was confident I would gain all the necessary support during my transition and transformation into the world of business. Originally, I applied for the Online MSc ...
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Florence Britton, Director at Rainbow Care Solu...   |   11/29/2017
Studying online gives me the benefit of developing my career without having to leave my responsibilities of managing my own company. It has helped me as a person and it has helped my business. For every module I have studied, I have done something to improve my business. For example, when we completed the strategy module I re-developed my compan...
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Patrick Gettleman, Global Procurement Manager, ...   |   11/29/2017
Getting an MBA has been on my mind for the past 10 years. I have always viewed the world as 'the more education you have then more opportunities that are available'. The advancement in online learning helped open up the door for me to accomplish my long held goal of getting an MBA. The online courses have advanced greatly in both their curricul...
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