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1 year

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MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

Our new MBA course has been specifically developed to help new graduates take the next step in their career, even if you have no previous work or managerial experience. By completing this course, you’ll graduate with a full MBA qualification and the competence you need to start a rewarding career in business and management

The ideal option if you’re fresh out of your undergraduate degree or have limited work experience, this course gives you the unique opportunity to use your MBA qualification as an gateway into a managerial role. You’ll develop in-depth industry knowledge of contemporary business operations and the ability to apply emerging trends and innovations to leverage strategic business transformations. Through its focus on the most up-to-date, practice-based learning, the course will help you gain the specialised skills required to start a successful career in today’s dynamic business environment.

You’ll also be introduced to state-of-the-art virtual business simulations, helping you in responding to the many opportunities and challenges you might face in your future management role. By placing professional development at its core, you’ll graduate from the MBA with the workplace readiness to enter the business world with confidence.

That means that by the end of the course, you’ll have developed the real-world skills needed to lead and manage in today’s agile working environment. This, combined with your knowledge of how to drive positive business change will give you a powerful, modern skillset sought after by leading employers in a range of exciting industries.

This MBA will engage and inspire you through course modules that have been devised by our experienced business and management practitioners to give your studies a ‘real world’ focus. Our use of live client case studies and practice-based learning will build your confidence in making strategic managerial decisions and provide you with in-demand skills for your future career.

Throughout the course you’ll be encouraged to work closely with your peers, exchanging your professional experiences to learn and grow as a group. This will help you establish an international network of fellow professionals with whom you can continue to build inspiring relationships long after your degree comes to a close you complete your studies with us.

You’ll also be taught by an expert and skilled academic team with a diverse mix of business practitioner, consultancy, and research experience, and with some having published in leading-edge academic journals.

This course is currently available to students as a fully online programme, which gives you the convenience of being able to study from anywhere worldwide.

This course is being offered via full-time attendance for a May 2022 intake from our Tower Hill study centre. The intake is currently full but you can still register to study the programme online.

How does it work?

Studying this MBA online gives you the ultimate in convenience. You can enrol with Arden from anywhere in the world and study your degree from the comfort of home, without the requirement to attend classes in a physical location.

Our online students study their degree through ilearn, Arden’s university campus in the cloud. ilearn provides everything you need to study at University. It offers an integrated virtual learning experience, including your virtual classroom, lecture theatre, and online library (which when used along with our supplementary library, Perlego, gives you access to almost half a million books and journals – yours for free while you study with us).
You can even integrate our study materials into your Kindle, making it possible to study wherever you have your Kindle handy.


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For this course (overall cost)


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Course fees for EU and international students

Fee differs for various Nationalities.

Entry requirements

Any recognised undergraduate degree awarded within the past 5 years at level 2:2 or above

University information

Arden University is a distance and blended learning institution that offers a number of postgraduate qualifications. Students can choose from masters’ degrees and MBAs in a number of subjects, with exceptional flexibility in how they tackle the course. Arden is a specialist distance learning university, meaning students are presented with everything they need online in a virtual classroom. Lectures, course materials, careers toolkits and more...more