Master of Business Administration with a Placement Year MBA

    • Full or part time
      Full time , Online distance learning & On campus available
    • Course fees
    • Course Disciplines
      Business & Management - Other Management Studies Business
    • Course Start
      September
    • Course Duration
      See programme description
    • MBA Program Type
      MBA

    Course Description

    Our MBA is a dynamic, contemporary and practical course designed to produce the business leaders of the future.

    This variant of the course is a two year masters with a work placement year. The embedded placement offers a unique opportunity to apply your skills on real-life projects and make connections with exciting businesses across London.

    We’re rooted in London’s most exciting region for enterprise, between the major financial institutions of Canary Wharf and pioneering new businesses in Stratford and Shoreditch. We work with these institutions, from Bloomberg to Barclaycard, to bring you cutting-edge insight into the way contemporary businesses are run.

    We’re committed to giving you the most complete and practical education we can so we offer you the chance to visit leading businesses in London, attend major industry conferences, and learn from inspiring guest speakers.

    Everything on our MBA is geared towards your career development, ensuring you graduate with a clearer vision of your future; it’s accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, so you can be sure you’re learning the leadership skills that employers really need, and our expert staff have the depth of knowledge to turn your passion and ambition into a realisable goal.

    Whether you want to work in senior management, business consultancy, or build your own enterprise, our MBA will give you the skills, inspiration and connections to achieve it.

    WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

    During this intensive course you will study eight core modules to cover the main business disciplines. 

    These are: Accounting and Finance for Managers; Managing and Leading People; Operations, Networks, and Partnerships; Corporate Social Responsibility; Marketing in the Digital Age; Strategic Leadership; Professional Development; Capstone Project.

    But our MBA is about much more than the subject-specific information and knowledge you’ll be expected to learn; you will also learn a lot about yourself and develop a wide range of skills and qualities during your time at the University of East London.

    Our MBA will enhance your ability to think and act strategically and creatively, as you will be better placed to identify and evaluate ways to solve business problems.

    You will enhance your problem-solving and decision-making ability in general, as you learn to research and analyse information in new ways.

    And you will learn to work productively as part of a team, improving your personal effectiveness and ability to make decisive contributions to business issues.

    YOUR FUTURE CAREER

    The business magazine, Forbes, has calculated that successful MBA graduates pay back the cost of their qualifications within four to five years on average – with lifetime earnings greatly enhanced thanks to the qualification.

    Studying for your MBA with us should enhance your employability and earning power and develop your ability to approach business problems in a strategic manner. As part of the course, you’ll study a specialised ‘Professional Development’ module that is specifically designed to help you boost your career prospects and make the most of your MBA in the employment market.

    Employers see candidates with an MBA as potentially more effective and therefore valuable as they examine at business issues with a fresh pair of eyes. And with our help you will develop the analytical and problem-solving skills that will benefit you through your entire career.

    MBAs are welcome in any sector anywhere in the world, and the course’s accreditation with the Chartered Management Institute will enhance your employability even further. 

    You will also be able to take advantage of the worldwide MBA Alumni Network, and UEL's superb careers guidance.

    The qualification will enable you to go into any sector, anywhere in the world. Or if you have your own business idea and want to start up a company of your own, the knowledge, skills and qualities you develop on the entrepreneurship module will really help – and you can receive support from the university to assist your entrepreneurial ambitions.

    Explore the different career options you can pursue with this degree and see the median salaries of the sector on our Career Coach portal


    Visit the Master of Business Administration with a Placement Year MBA page on the University of East London web site for more details!

    Entry Requirements

    Minimum 2:2 Honours.

    We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths.

    Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing and Speaking; minimum 5.5 in Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

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