|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£17,500 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A 1st, 2:1 or good 2:2 degree. You are also expected to have at least three years of relevant, professional work experience, post-graduation.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 overall (with a minimum component score of 6.0)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
Studying for an MBA is not just about gaining a course or qualification; it’s about your future. Whether your goal is to become an executive or an entrepreneur, The Essex MBA can accelerate your career by developing your capacity to innovate, think and act strategically.
The Essex MBA is distinct. It focuses on the key themes of innovative entrepreneurship and sustainable international business. We foster your entrepreneurial spirit so you build sustainable, resilient business models that make sense to shareholders and the environment. You explore the impacts of internationalisation on businesses, suppliers and customers and gain the skills to lead in increasingly demanding marketplaces.
You learn more than theory and practice. The Essex MBA attracts students from across the world, who bring with them a wealth of expertise and experience. They create a collaborative learning experience and share ideas and knowledge to develop not just their own capabilities, but their classmates’.
You learn the fundamentals of management and leadership and have the opportunity to specialise through a choice of optional modules. Your course begins with a week of activities to develop your networking, team work and adaptive thinking skills and ends with an MBA project, where you chose to complete a dissertation or comprehensive business plan.
You join Essex Business School, which is placed in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014).
Our MBA can also be studied on a part-time or modular basis and our MBA scholarship can offer you a £5,000 discount if you’re funding your own studies.
The Venture Academy: Creating and Managing a New Venture
Business Research Methods and Skills
Global Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Management & Social Development
International Business Environment
People and Organisations
Developing Business Plans
Managerial Finance and Accounting
International Marketing Strategy
Public Sector Management: The Service Transformation Challenge (optional)
Supply Chains & Logistics – Technology and Management (optional)
The Essex MBA is designed to foster the business leaders of the future, using their creativity, innovation and ethical awareness to solve the many challenges that the international business world continues to present. Studying with us is an excellent investment in your future career.
Our MBA students have gained posts in a range of businesses, including large corporations, and have used their qualification as the catalyst to start their own business.
We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.