Business Administration (Online) - MBA


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Online MBA

Master the world of business.

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June, October MBA 2.5 years distance learning

About the course

Centred on the challenges of responsible business and ranked 13th in the world/ 13th best online MBA (QS 2021), the world’s first 100% Online Masters in Business Administration (MBA) to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) will enhance your ability to perform at the highest level in global business management.

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Entry Requirements

In order to be accepted onto the Online MBA , applicants should have:
• At least a 2:1 degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent
• 3.0 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 6.5 with no less than 6.0 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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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 enquiry.

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Online MBA

Online MBA

Centred on the challenges of responsible business and ranked 17th globally (QS 2020), the world’s first 100% Online Masters in Business Administration (MBA) to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) will enhance your ability to perform at the highest level in global business management.

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Solutions for the modern business person

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.

"It did not take much time to conclude that the University of Birmingham was the right choice for me due to the reputation of its 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." - Kathirvel Balakrishnan, Online MBA.

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. Find out more.

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

Realise your business ambitions

The programme 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

Studying the Online MBA takes approximately 2.5 years to complete. It is a 180-credit programme (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 core 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 repeat modules to allow for greater flexibility

Year three dissertation - Credits

  • Dissertation - 60

Key facts

  • Online MBA ranked 17th in the world (QS World University 2020)
  • World's first 100% Online MBA to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)

The University of Birmingham’s Online MBA has been specifically designed for managers who are already working in business and seek to strengthen their understanding in a world-class environment.

There are three intakes a year. Students can join the programme in March, July or October.

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Admissions requirements

In order to be accepted onto the Online 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 6.5 with no less than 6.0 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.

Fees and funding

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 enquiry.