MBA (Master of Business Administration)

    • Full or part time
      Full time & On campus available
    • Course fees
    • Course Disciplines
      Economics Business Accounting Financial Management Management Studies Business & Management - Other Organisational Development Strategic Management
    • Course Start
    • Course Duration
      1 year full time
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description

    Triple Crown accreditation means we meet the high standards of three of the world’s most prestigious accreditation bodies: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

    Experiential learning is at the heart of the Sheffield MBA. Our programme is designed to provide unique learning experiences that maximise the potential of each individual as part of a close-knit community. At Sheffield you are not viewed as a number, but as an ambitious individual with unique attributes ready to take on the challenge of reaching your full potential.

    Our MBA programme is diverse and tailored to each student’s journey, individual development needs and career aspirations. Our world-class academics will inspire and challenge you to apply your learning to live organisational issues.

    We understand that the challenges of the 21st century require globally minded individuals who can adapt to rapidly changing environments, understand situations and then lead their organisations forward. To this end, we have designed our MBA programme around three core pillars of consultancy, entrepreneurship and leadership.

    Triple Crown accreditation means we meet the high standards of three of the world’s most prestigious accreditation bodies.


    This course is accredited by the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, AACSB, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

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    A selection of modules are available each year - some examples are below. There may be changes before you start your course. From May of the year of entry, formal programme regulations will be available in our Programme Regulations Finder.

    Semester One

    Core modules:

    • Marketing Consultancy Challenge
    • The Intelligent Organisation
    • Managing Organisational Behaviour
    • Global Managerial Economics
    • Accounting and Financial Management
    • Operations Management
    • Career Accelerator Programme

    Semester Two

    Core modules:

    • Individual MBA Challenge
    • Internationalisation Challenge
    • New Venture Creation Challenge
    • Effective and Responsible Leadership
    • Strategic Management
    • Career Accelerator Programme

    You will select 2 of the 4 elective modules:

    • Corporate Finance
    • Human Resource Management
    • Risk and Crisis Management
    • Strategic Management Accounting


    1 year full-time


    • Three-hour teaching periods with lectures, seminars and guest speakers
    • Industrial visits and projects


    • Formal examinations
    • Individual and group assignments and presentations
    • Project report


    We have an international reputation for practical and real-world economics.

    We are a leading business school with Triple Crown accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). These awards have been achieved through the outstanding quality of our programmes, research output, support for students and alumni, and links with industry. We have a world-class reputation for high quality teaching, ground-breaking research and cutting-edge thinking.

    You’ll be part of a dynamic and engaging business school that puts you and your future at the heart of everything it does. We balance a rigorous academic foundation with practical skills to ensure you are ready for the world of work.

    We want you to develop skills so you can apply course content in a company setting. Our close links with organisations keep us in tune with the changing demands of the workplace. We know what employers are looking for.

    You'll learn from experts - many are former industry professionals and they work closely with businesses. Because our academics are world-leading researchers, your education will draw on the most current management theories.

    We want you to engage with the academic content, be conscientious and take an independent approach to study. We want you to be informed, innovative and proactive and do everything we can to support and enhance your career, steering you in the right direction with all the knowledge and skills you require.

    You'll benefit from tailored on-site and online professional careers support, dedicated skills sessions and events with experts from world-leading organisations and professional bodies. These activities will help guide your personal and professional development to help you secure your dream placement, internship or graduate role.

    Visit the MBA (Master of Business Administration) page on the University of Sheffield web site for more details!

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    Sheffield MBA Scholarship Scheme - 6 Awards

    Sheffield University Management School are looking for talented and ambitious professionals who will contribute to the continuous success of our Sheffield MBA. We are offering six scholarships worth £10,000 each for Home and International students starting their MBA Programme in 2022.There are two scholarship application rounds.The deadline for the first round of applications is 30 March 2022.
    The deadline for the second round of applications is 30 June 2022.Once a scholarship offer is made, an applicant will have two weeks to accept the offer and pay their £1,000 deposit.
    Shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited to interview within three weeks of the submission deadline.
    Please note that candidates can only apply once.

    Value of Scholarship(s)

    There are six scholarships worth £10,000 each for Home and International students starting their MBA Programme in 2022.


    - Applicants to the scholarship are required to hold any offer to study the Sheffield MBA, conditional or unconditional. All offer holders for the MBA are invited to apply.
    - Applicants who have been offered a place through the exceptions process cannot be considered for a scholarship.

    Application Procedure

    This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful.

    When scholarship applications are received, they will be reviewed and scored (five points for each question) by the MBA scholarship award panel, with each person scoring independently.

    A separate score will be awarded for education achievements, added to the sum of the scores provided by the panel.

    Shortlisted applicants will proceed to an interview with the MBA Programme Director. The interview will be scored out of a total of 10 points.

    All recommendations will need to be approved by the Director for Executive and Professional Education.

    You will be informed of the outcome of your interview within 10 working days of the interview taking place.

    Further Information

    Entry Requirements

    Minimum 2.1 undergraduate honours degree.
    At least three years’ full time postgraduate work experience. This should include appropriate management experience and show good career progression.

    Your application may be considered if you do not meet the academic requirement but have significant professional and/or management experience.

    You will be invited to attend an interview if your application is successful at the initial review stage. If you are unable to attend the interview in person we will arrange with you for this to be online.

    Course Fees

    Home (2022 annual fee) : £28,500
    Overseas (2022 annual fee) : £28,500

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