Business is an ever-changing field and one of the most versatile subjects to study. Graduates have a wide variety of career options and the ability to work in any industry. Our courses are designed by experts to provide you with comprehensive professional and technical knowledge of business disciplines; and our teaching style enables you to develop important practical managerial skills such as communication, decision-making and problem-solving. You can choose to specialise in a particular aspect of business – management, human resources, digital marketing, finance, analytics or supply chain management – or take on the challenge of our word-class MBA.
As one of the only 100% online MBAs accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA), the experiential MBA provides you with the knowledge and skills to develop new ventures and champion innovation. Whether you want to run your own business or advance to a leadership position, you’ll emerge more confident, capable and prepared to make waves in your chosen field.
With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).
The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online. They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.
You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.
There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.
The MBA is made up of modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits.
For the academic entry route, you must have as a minimum a 2.2 undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree.
You must also have at least three years of relevant professional work experience post-graduation.
For the work experience entry route, you must have at least five years’ relevant managerial experience. You will also need to write a 2000- word essay.
All MBA applicants must submit an up-to-date CV.
You don’t need to have completed GMAT to apply but we welcome applicants with a score of 600 and above.
If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we will ask you to pass our free online English test
20 October 2022Enquire for this programme