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Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Course description

In a post-Brexit, post-Covid-19 world, professional leadership skills will be more essential than ever to drive growth and organisational change. Designed for ambitious managers and leaders, our MBA Professional blends academic study with real work-based scenarios. You will develop the strategic direction and vision to accelerate your professional management career and become an inclusive, forward-thinking leader and role model within your organisation.

The highlights

  • Designed specifically for part-time study which allows you to continue in your role – no need to step off the career ladder while you study
  • Apply your learning directly in your workplace, with work-related assignments aligned to your modules
  • Explore important aspects of business and management, including marketing, human resource management, financial performance, supply chain and logistics operations, governance and risk
  • Our expert tutors have extensive business and management expertise and strong networks that will enhance your learning
  • You will be supported and guided through your studies by a personal academic tutor.

Completion of this course will prepare you for senior leadership and management roles in the private, public or third sector.


Strategic and Financial Performance Management
Critical Perspectives in Strategic Leadership and Management (20 Credits)
Traditional Dissertation
Understanding HRM
Introduction to Business Research Methods and Data Analysis
Information Systems for Sustaining Competitive Advantage
Improving Supply Chain and Logistics Operations
Marketing in Organisations
The Sustainable Global Business Environment
Governance and Risk

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good honours degree (minimum upper second class) from a UK university (or overseas equivalent) in any subject or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing. Alternatively, applicants may have significant management experience and a substantial record of achievement. Applicants meeting these criteria may not have previously studied at university.

University information

Located in the heart of England, the University of Derby is a modern institution offering applied, research-informed teaching in high-quality, technically advanced facilities. Whether you are progressing directly from undergraduate study, want to change your career, or pursue your passion for a subject you love, there are options to suit you. We cater for your personal circumstances, with full-time, part-time and online learning available in...more

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