OOur full time MBA delivers experience-based learning. The course offers you a structured, immersive business experience that will push you beyond your boundaries.
On this course will focus on developing the capabilities you need to be competitive in any industry or entrepreneurial venture. You will also develop universal skills including leadership, critical thinking and collaboration.
From our MBA, you will emerge more confident, capable and better equipped to drive change within your organisation and excel in your career.
A hands-on approach to learning:
Studying our MBA is a challenging, yet rewarding experience. It also requires significant personal commitment. We use a balance of traditional study and real time action learning to prepare you to become a business leader of tomorrow.
We offer an intensive learning experience and a solid foundation in business and management knowledge. This course equips you for higher positions in management and leadership.
Shape your leadership journey:
Through our course, we offer you a 12 month intensive journey of immersion and practical application. We will:
•build your core skill set and understanding across the range of management and business disciplines
•strengthen your ability to contribute to the key challenges of business in the 21st century
Also, three electives offer you a wide range of options to personalise the MBA to your own interests and aspirations.
Immersive business experience:
Throughout the year we will present you with carefully structured practical activities and projects. You will work with real businesses in order to:
•develop your consulting skills
•enhance your own self-understanding
•integrate and apply your MBA learning to make a real difference to business and your own development
Business in Action:
Our Business in Action module runs throughout the year. It offers you an innovative approach to management education. You will take part in a range of real time challenges and experiences, including a week-long Business Awareness Experience. You will apply your skills and learning to real operational and strategic issues within a constrained timeframe.
Personal and Professional Transformation:
This module develops your understanding of your own career values and drivers. It offers a structured series of:
•skills enhancement workshops
•leadership development activities
•career development planning sessions.
You will work with the module team and our dedicated MBA Careers Advisor on your personal and professional development plan. They will make sure you make the most of your MBA across your future career.
The Career Enhancement Experience also forms part of this module. A former Human Resource Director and a range of human resource and learning and development practitioners will deliver the sessions. This experience will expose you to the sorts of activities used in large corporate recruitment. We will prepare you for the recruitment processes used by major employers.
International study tour :
You will have the opportunity to take part in a one week international study tour. This trip will include visits to globally oriented businesses, where you will examine how different cultural contexts influence diverse business issues.
You will have the opportunity to explore in practice the challenges and opportunities experienced by organisations. We source projects across organisations and industries, to give you exposure at a regional, national or international level.
This project allows you to build on the consultancy and business skills you have learnt through the course. You will apply your learning to make an impact in a live business with either a UK based or international management consultancy project.
You will work with your fellow students as a consulting team to respond to an organisation's project brief. You will present a series of recommendations in response to the organisation's objectives.
To complete your MBA, you will undertake an individual project which will be delivered as a written report. You can choose from a range of project options. Your choices will include a traditional dissertation, a business plan or a corporate project.
You will hone your skills in leadership, critical thinking, self-reflection, consultancy and communication. You will also work to improve your performance while gaining business knowledge and skills that you can apply to your own career progression.
The leadership series provides students, alumni and corporate partners with insight and knowledge from business leaders around the world. It covers a range of topical business issues.
The series is a great opportunity for you to learn from those in leadership positions and network with the Business School's broader community.
Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:
•Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
•European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
•Association of MBAs (AMBA)
Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold triple accreditation. Our Business School is part of this elite group and this accolade is a huge endorsement. It reflects the investments we make for our students through providing:
•a high quality teaching environment
•active engagement with industry
AMBA is the world’s only MBA-specific accrediting organisation. AMBA accreditation shows that our MBA portfolio meets rigorous international standards for MBA education. This ensures that you will:
•study with experienced peers
•have enough contact time to develop long-term international relationships with your fellow students
•be part of a thriving global network of over 31,000 graduates that unites opportunities, people and cultures.
Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:
•regional, national and international thought leaders
Our range of core modules offers you the opportunity to strengthen your management
fundamentals, develop your global perspective, and integrate your learning.
Our programme offers you significant scope to customise your MBA journey by choosing from a wide range of elective modules throughout your year of study. This offers you more scope to align your learning experience with your individual career objectives.
For detailed module information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/business-school/courses/mba/ft-mba/#profile
How to Apply
For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/master-of-business-administration-mba/#howtoapply