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MBA Master of Business Administration (Full-time)

Course Description

Aberdeen Business School is recognised nationally and internationally for its corporate and management education.

Study an MBA at RGUThe Aberdeen Business School MBA programme can be studied full-time, executive part-time or online.

The MBA has been developed to ensure that it meets the highest international standards and is of direct relevance to the real world. One of the features of the programme is that each of our full-time MBA students is provided with a laptop for use throughout their studies, and it is theirs to keep on completion of the programme.

Key benefits

Our online MBA courses are ranked amongst the top 10 in the QS Online MBA rankings.

Visit the website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/business-management-and-accounting/study-options/mba-degrees/master-of-business-administration

Stage 1

•Strategic Operations and Project Management
•Financial and Management Accounting
•Strategic Management Environment
•People Management & Organisational Development
•Business Creativity And Innovation

Stage 2

•Business Economics
•Commercialisation Project
•Corporate Financial Management
•Strategic Management
•Marketing Concepts

Stage 3

•Leadership, Communication And Change
•Strategic Management
•Consultancy Project (Team Based)
•Consultancy Project


You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions.

Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).

During the course of your degree you are required to attend a 10 day leadership week which takes place in the last week of May in your second year.

You will need to factor in the cost for travel, accommodation and subsistence for these 10 days.

This event brings together a number of speakers from academia and industry. During the event there will be a mix of academic and practical workshops. Each session will explore a different aspect of leadership and aims to enhance students’ skills and provide an opportunity to network.

The event will be hosted in the modern facilities at Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee.

Placements and accreditation

For students have a placement opportunity with a local business organisation at the project stage. In addition to enabling students to apply their knowledge in a practical context the placement can provide an opportunity to gain:

• first hand experience of business practice and decision making in UK based companies
• valuable insights into a different set of organisational and cultural values
• a practical perspective on the challenges in the current business environment
• a better understanding of career opportunities and prospects in the UK and European marketplace.

The MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) across all modes of delivery. AMBA is regarded as the international authority on the development of business leaders and the guardian of MBA quality standards. The Association plays a unique role in supporting business schools to develop business leaders and provides a network for MBAs, business schools and employers.

How to apply

To find out how to apply, use the following link: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline


For information on funding, including loans, scholarships and Disabled Students Allowance (DSA) please click the following link: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/future-students/finance-and-scholarships/financial-support/uk-students/postgraduate-students/postgraduate-students/

Visit the MBA Master of Business Administration (Full-time) page on the Robert Gordon University website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Nilesh Pansare

“There is a strong international community at Robert Gordon University... it has certainly given me the right set of tools to be successful in my career.”


Merit Scholarship - 20+ Awards

Aberdeen Business School is pleased to offer a number of merit scholarships to outstanding students who wish to study at the School.This page contains details of all scholarships available on courses apart from the MBA (Masters of Business Administration). Please click below if you wish to apply for an MBA scholarship.MBA Scholarship
Please read through the following information carefully.
- Number of awards: 150
- Value of awards: £2000, £1500, or £1000 per award

Value of Scholarship(s)



Eligible Courses:
- This scholarship is applicable to all MSc courses in this area of study.Who can apply:
- An International student paying fees at the overseas rate or
- A UK/EU student on a full cost course for which the course fee has been set at £5000GBP or above and
- You hold the offer of a place on one of our courses

Application Procedure

See the website

Further Information


Entry Requirements

The MBA is a challenging Masters level programme demanding a combination of intellectual abilities and business experience. To gain admission you will normally: •hold a first degree, at honours level in a top class banding •have at least three years full-time work experience at a professional level •where appropriate be able to demonstrate competence in written and oral English. All international students must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 570 (paper) or TOEFL 230 (computer) prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Last Updated

02 August 2017

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