Master of Business Administration MBA

    • Full or part time
      Full time , Part time & On campus available
    • Course fees
    • Course Disciplines
      Business Management Studies Business & Management - Other
    • Course Start
      September, January
    • Course Duration
      1 year full time, 2 years full time with a professional placement, 2 or 3 years part time
    • MBA Program Type

    Course Description

    Business innovation and leadership transformation are the driving forces behind our Kingston Master of Business Administration (MBA).

    Build a tailored MBA, whether you work for a large organisation or are planning your first start up. High-quality, informed teaching will give you practical skills, help you make effective business decisions, think creatively and find solutions to real-life challenges.

    Sustainability, ethical business and corporate social responsibility are incorporated into all modules. Kingston Business School has a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, including an incubation programme and co-working space.

    Reasons to choose Kingston University

    • This course is accredited by AMBA, the global standard for all MBA programmes.
    • An MBA at Kingston will develop your personal capacity, leadership skills and help you build a career plan to meet your ambitions.
    • Kingston Business School is one of only five per cent of the world’s business schools to be accredited by AACSB International.

    What you will study

    Through the MBA we aim for our students to actively analyse, question, interpret and innovate. This course will prepare you to identify and embrace potential opportunities whilst developing your creative capacities and collaborative approach in order to be successful in different environments.

    The full-time MBA programme is structured across 12 months. Teaching takes place in blocks with weekday and weekend daytime classes, seminars and workshops. You will also attend a summer school in July of each year to study your electives. An optional second year is available to complete a Professional Placement.

    Our part time MBA covers the same content at the full-time MBA and is typically completed across two years.

    For a full list of modules, please click here.

    Alumni destinations

    The Kingston MBA empowers its graduates to advance their careers in a variety of ways, according to the individual's career aspirations. Many of our alumni use the knowledge gained from the Kingston MBA to help them operate more effectively at a higher level of senior management, either within their existing industry, or taking the opportunity to transition into a new role/ sector. Others use these skills to successfully set up their own business, or expand into a consultancy role within an existing firm, or by setting up their own.

    Some examples of well-known organisations our alumni have worked for include; GSK, AstraZeneca PLC, RBS, Tata Consultancy Services, NHS, Amazon Internet Services PVT Ltd, Occidental Petroleum, MS Amlin, SberBank, BTS Telecom, Deloitte Digital, EY.... to name but a few.

    The types of role our alumni have held following the MBA vary greatly according to the individual's experiences and area of expertise. A selection of positions held by Kingston MBA alumni include: director of technical sales, finance director, head of brand marketing & acquisition, CEO, head of operations, CTO, regional business manager, director of services, chief operating officer, IT business relationship manager, and group chief executive officer.

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

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    Annual Fund Scholarship - 0 Awards

    Through the generous support of Kingston alumni to the Annual Fund, we offer approximately 20 postgraduate scholarships to UK students (classified as 'home' students for fees purposes) each year for courses starting in September. The aim is to encourage academic excellence and allow talented graduates to continue to higher levels of learning and research.The scholarship offers a £3,000 (full time) or £1,500 (part time) reduction in fees for taught masters courses in the:- Kingston School of Art
    - Faculty of Business and Social Sciences
    - Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing

    Value of Scholarship(s)

    £3,000* (full time) or £1,500* (part time)


    To be considered, you must:
    - have already received an offer of a place to study at Kingston on an eligible course
    - be classed as 'home' for fees purposes
    - have a first-class honours in a previous degree with additional evidence of academic excellencePlease see: for further information.

    Application Procedure

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    Further Information

    Entry Requirements

    A 2:2 or above honours degree or equivalent in any discipline. Minimum of three years relevant work experience. Candidates applying
    for the full time MBA require 3 years relevant work experience. Candidates applying for the part time MBA require 5 years relevant work experience.

    Candidates with non-standard qualifications but with relevant experience are welcome to apply. Selection may also include an interview.

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