MBA Master of Business Administration
- Full Time
- Degree of Master of Business Administration
- Course Length
- 1 year
- Course Start Date
- September 2023
At Norwich Business School, we offer a unique and highly relevant programme that will enhance your career while giving you an exceptional educational and life experience.
Study for your MBA at one of the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).
Key features of our 12-month programme include:
- AMBA accredited / CMI dual accredited
- Two live consultancy projects giving you practical business experience
- Student cohorts from internationally diverse professional and cultural backgrounds
- September start date
- CMI membership for the duration of your studies and eligibility for the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership Practice
- Inclusive and partnership approach to learning with expert staff
- Small class sizes, encouraging participation and sharing knowledge
- Exceptional teaching and social facilities for MBA students in the heart of Norwich Business School
- The London residential, visiting some of London’s most prestigious organisations, including opportunities to learn from senior managers responsible for leading these organisations
- A strong global MBA Alumni community which continues after graduation
This programme is accredited by AMBA – the Association of MBAs – placing it in the top 2% of MBAs globally.
AMBA accreditation denotes the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education. MBA students and graduates, Business Schools, and employers all recognise it as a gold standard.
AMBA membership is free for students and graduates of AMBA-accredited Business Schools. AMBA exists to champion brilliance in Business Schools and nurture impactful graduates who will change business for the better. AMBA’s network of accredited Schools has grown to more than 270 institutions in 75 countries, with over 46,000 MBA, MBM and DBA students and graduates participating in our global membership community.
The MBA programme is also accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) who will award your Level 7 Diploma in either Professional Consulting or Strategic Leadership and Management Practice.
The UEA MBA Careers Impact Programme is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Study and Modules
Optional A Modules(Credits: 30)
Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.
Teaching and Learning
Lectures will be supported by utilising applied learning constructs and case studies to help you develop strategic level analytical skills.
You will develop an analytical approach to problem solving at strategic level, enabling you to evaluate and interpret the strategic environment. You will develop the skills necessary to effectively assess your own business organisation and apply MBA learning to address future strategic development, including leading and influencing strategic change.
A core aim of the programme is to develop your cognitive skills through the integration of taught material from diverse modules of study and its application in analysing problem-based situations.
You will be assessed using a variety of individual coursework, which applies theory to practice; examinations; individual professional discussion; and group work (presentations and written reports).
- Degree Classification
- Bachelor degree - 2:1 or equivalent
- Degree Subject
- Any subject area
- English Foreign Language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
IELTS: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in only two components with 6.0 in the others)
PTE (Pearson): 64 (minimum 59 in only two components with 64 in the others)
Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.
Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests
INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All candidates who meet the above requirements are interviewed as part of the application process, either in person or via Skype. This allows them the opportunity to ask any questions about the course, the School, and anything else they may wish to know that would help them complete their application.
This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.
Additional Information or Requirements
A candidate’s work experience is highly significant and we are looking for applicants with a minimum of three years in a managerial, professional or entrepreneurial role and with experience of managing a team or project. We will look carefully at your CV when assessing your suitability for our MBA programme, so you are strongly encouraged to include as much detail as possible about the responsibilities and tasks for each role and the skills you have developed from these. If your CV does not sufficiently evidence your work experience, then we may not be able to progress your application.
In addition, candidates should normally possess one of the following:
First or second class honours degree, or international equivalent, or;
Relevant postgraduate diploma, or;
Qualification from a professional body recognised by UEA.
Applicants who do not hold a first degree or equivalent will be considered on the basis of their business and managerial experience, their career to date, and their likelihood of benefiting from the course. The final decision is at the discretion of the MBA Course Leader.
Fees and Funding
Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2023/24 are:
UK Students: £24,000 (full time)
International Students: £24,000 (full time)
If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students).
We estimate living expenses at £1,023 per month.
Further Information on tuition fees can be found here.
Course Related Costs
A fee of £70 per module will be charged if reassessment is necessary.
Please see Additional Course Fees for details of course-related costs.
How to Apply
Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.
To apply please use our online application form.
If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.
After the Course
This UEA MBA provides a platform to accelerate your career trajectory within your existing area of expertise, sector and home region or offer Global career transition opportunities. It provides career agility by enabling you to adapt and progress your career to leadership and executive management roles of influence within organisations, institutions and partnerships, or to develop your career independently through consultancy or entrepreneurial ventures.
A degree at UEA will prepare you for a wide variety of careers. We've been ranked 1st for Job Prospects by StudentCrowd in 2022.
Examples of careers you could enter include:
- Management Consultant
- Senior/Executive management
- Functional Department Director
- Leadership Roles in Private, public and third sector
- Entrepreneur/business start-up