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Start Dates: Oct
Attendance: Part-time weekend delivery
Course Level:Postgraduate
Duration: 2 Years
Campus Location: University Square Campus, Luton

About the course

The Executive MBA is our flagship part-time qualification aimed individuals with some management experience, with the potential for a successful career in strategic management and with the aspiration to achieve a leadership position.

The course adopts a practice-led curriculum and aims to develop an advanced knowledge of organisations and their effective management in the dynamic competitive global context, and the ability to apply this knowledge and understanding to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management practice.


  • Study a broad range of business subjects and enjoy the personal and professional development of your skills and knowledge, underpinned by the latest research in management, innovation and change
  • Explore the latest developments in key industry sectors, and work on the latest thinking relating to organisational progress and change in a competitive global context
  • Develop your ability to cooperate with colleagues and reflect on your knowledge, learning and practice through theoretical and practical interaction with your peers and tutors
  • Gain business competence, strengthen your confidence, credibility, and use our dedicated careers service to fast-track your potential to join an organisation in a variety of positions
  • Benefit from tutors who possess a range of practical experience in management and leadership who can help develop your entrepreneurial and creativity skills.
The campus where this course is taught

Units

  • Accounting For Leaders (SHR036-6) Compulsory
  • Entrepreneurship And Small Business Management (MAR015-6) Compulsory
  • Integrated Management Project (SHR043-6) Compulsory
  • Leadership Project (SHR011-6) Compulsory
  • Leading And Managing People (SHR012-6) Compulsory
  • Marketing Management (SHR037-6) Compulsory
  • Mobilising Creativity And Innovation (SHR044-6) Compulsory
  • Operations And Project Management (SHR039-6) Compulsory
  • Personal And Professional Development (SHR053-6) Compulsory
  • Strategy (SHR019-6) Compulsory
  • Thriving In A Competitive Global Context (MAR023-6) Compulsory

The underpinning philosophy of all the assessments is developmental, building on your knowledge, expertise and capabilities to ensure that you are an able and confident leader and manager. This emphasis will enable you to explore, experience and develop your understanding of leadership, management and innovation within the context of your business and personal needs. The overall aim of the assessment strategy is that you will receive constructive feedback from your course tutors, and student peers within the group. The team will support you to help you to use this feedback as part of your continuing professional and self-development Assessments are designed to develop your analytical and problem solving skills with an emphasis on the need to integrate academic understanding as a means to improving your own management practice. To facilitate and maximise learning for all students a range of assessment methods are used throughout the course. These include: Management and consultancy reports Presentations Business plan development Project reports Reflective assessment Group study is actively encouraged and developed but assessments are completed and submitted on an individual basis. The culmination of your study is the Project which is an extended study that enables you to integrate a range of disciplines from your studies in the investigation and resolution of leadership and strategic issues, ideally from within your own organisation.

Reasons to study in the Bedfrodshire Business School

Reasons to study in the Bedfordshire Business School

  • A BSIS school - Business School Impact System
  • Holder of the Bronze Award among 21 Business Schools in the country for start-up and business growth advice
  • CIPD approved
  • Professional body exemptions, ACCA, AIA

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

To apply for a place on a postgraduate course (MA/MSc/MBA) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good first degree and the required English language qualification

Find out more about specific entry requirements for your country

To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.

We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.

You also need to have the required English language qualification

Contact your country’s International Admissions Team for more information.

 

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Entry Requirements


Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.


To apply for a place on a postgraduate course (MA/MSc/MBA) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good first degree and the required English language qualification

Find out more about specific entry requirements for your country


To apply for a postgraduate degree (MA/MSc/MBA/LLM) at the University of Bedfordshire you should have a good honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university or HE institution.

We will also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications or appropriate work experience.

You also need to have the required English language qualification

Contact your country’s International Admissions Team for more information.

 

In order to benefit from the degree you will need to have an educational, experiential or professional base that involves working with others in a management capacity. In order to cope with the demands of the course you should have:

  • An Honours degree in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution;
  • Appropriate Management experience of at least 2 years (or equivalent);
  • For international students English competence of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required;
  • Special entry options are available for those with no degree but with extensive management experience.

You may discuss with the Course Director before acceptance for the degree and he/she will explain more fully to you the implications and intended outcomes of the course and explore with you your ability to engage in the learning requirements of the qualification.


Graduates typically will be in a position to move into senior executive levels posts within their current organisation or to pursue a change of career at senior level.

Many students use the Executive MBA to help them to develop their own businesses, social enterprise or to begin an entrepreneurial career.

Elsewhere, the MBA could be part of a route back into employment after a career break for instance following a period as a full-time parent.

Fees and Funding

The standard fee for the MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £12,750. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The standard fee for the Executive MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £14,300. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

The standard fee for the MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £12,750. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The standard fee for the Executive MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £14,300. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk

The 2021/22 academic year standard international fee for an MBA course up to 15 months is £14,500.

The 2021/22 academic year standard international fee for 22/24 month MBA courses is £16,325 (total).

For more information on our MBA fees, please see international fees

If you have any questions around international fees and funding, please email international@beds.ac.uk

The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

Fees and Funding


The standard fee for the MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £12,750. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The standard fee for the Executive MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £14,300. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk


The standard fee for the MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £12,750. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The standard fee for the Executive MBA for students starting in the academic year 2021/22 is £14,300. This is the cost of the whole two year course.

The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

Alternatively if you have any questions around fees and funding, please email admission@beds.ac.uk


The 2021/22 academic year standard international fee for an MBA course up to 15 months is £14,500.

The 2021/22 academic year standard international fee for 22/24 month MBA courses is £16,325 (total).

For more information on our MBA fees, please see international fees

If you have any questions around international fees and funding, please email international@beds.ac.uk

The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

Extra Costs

Find out more about additional costs while studying at Bedfordshire. Click here.

How to Apply

UK students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form

International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student

International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student

How to Apply


UK students applying for most postgraduate degrees at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form


International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student


International students applying for a full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Bedfordshire should apply direct using our admissions form or via our representatives in your home country. You can also apply online

Find out more about how to apply as an International student