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Master of Business Administration (Online)

Master of Business Administration (Online)

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2 years

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

About the course

Studying an MBA can transform the way you think and the way you work, change the way others see you and open up new leadership and management opportunities. Hertfordshire Business School's part-time online MBA enables you to develop the critical and reflective strategic leadership skills you need to succeed in an uncertain world, challenging your assumptions, cultivating flexible thinking, effective decision making and responsible management.

As a Hertfordshire MBA student, you’ll be supported by our virtual learning environment, StudyNet, which provides access to other students, structured online study materials, online activities or tasks and over 100,000 e-books and e-journals. The academic team who lead and deliver on the respective modules are dedicated tutors with a student-focused approach. You’ll also benefit from the support and supervision by our expert research-active staff. The programme is offered in a part-time (2 year) mode and leads to the award of a Master of Business Administration. This requires 180 credit points at Level 7.

Why choose this course?

  • You'll learn the skills to enable you to make a powerful difference to your organisation by developing a strategic, global outlook and experience of everything from accounting to marketing
  • Earn a highly respected Master of Business Administration (MBA) to support your future career opportunities
  • Take a life-changing professional journey and expand your mind, skills, career potential and professional network
  • Engage with an innovative approach management learning and cutting-edge research which will challenge your assumptions about management practice
  • Gain a critical, reflexive approach to strategic leadership and management.

What will I study?

Our teaching and learning methods ensure you are able to actively engage with your own development. All of the online study and teaching resources have been designed in a highly structured and complementary way to take you progressively through business concepts and to give you confidence, enhance your skills and expertise when completing specific tasks. A participative style is used throughout to enable you to learn from your fellow students, as well as from teaching staff. Experiential learning is central to our teaching philosophy, utilising web-based activities and reading, alongside case studies, reflective writing and live or asynchronised discussions.


Human Resource Management (MBA ONL) (30 Credits) - Core
Strategic Marketing Planning and Entrepreneurship (MBA ONL) (30 Credits) - Core
Financial Management and Analysis (MBA ONL) (30 Credits) - Core
Operations and Business Analytics (MBA ONL) (30 Credits) - Core
Strategic Management Research (MBA ONL) (30 Credits) - Core
Executive Career and Professional Development (MBA ONL) (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

£1070 per 15 credits for the 2022/2023 academic year

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

£1070 per 15 credits for the 2022/2023 academic year

Entry requirements

We usually require either: an honours degree of at least 2:2 classification, in a business or non-business-related discipline, from a UK University; or the equivalent of the above from a recognised University overseas; or a degree-equivalent professional qualification. This may be from a UK institution or a recognized overseas body. Professional experience: Ideally, three years’ managerial experience.

University information

​Master your dream At Herts, the university offers a huge variety of postgraduate courses covering everything from animation to environmental management. It offers flexible study options to suit a student’s lifestyle, fantastic links to business and expert guidance every step of the way. Why choose postgraduate study at Herts? Employment prospects: 91.5% of postgraduates are in work or further study* Industry connections: Links...more

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