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Full time | York St John University | 1 year | FEB-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

This is a modern professional qualification that prioritises social justice, helping you make an impact through effective leadership.

Aimed at directors and senior managers in the private, public or third sectors, the Executive MBA has been designed to support your career progression. This course will prepare you to successfully carry out senior strategic roles or to build your own business.

Course overview

Study with fellow professionals, build your network and gain insights into international standards of best business practise. You will explore issues that have significant impact within organisations. By working with others, you can compare previous experiences and gain unique insights from your peers. The skills, knowledge and methods developed on this course can be immediately applied to your professional career. You will carry out projects and assignments, as well as participating in competitions and business simulations.

You will develop your understanding of issues relating to business and management. This will enhance your ability to maximise the potential of individuals within organisations. This course brings together contemporary academic theory and research with a practical understanding of activities within organisations.

Teaching and learning

You will be taught by experts from York Business School to gain a unique blend of detailed, critical academic research and innovative industry expertise. Collaboration is key on this course. Resources for learning explicitly include the knowledge, experience and skills of all students and staff.

Career outcomes

Where could Executive MBA take you?

This is a highly sought after degree by many of the business world's most notable organisations. In fact, for many companies, it is a requirement if you wish to be employed in a senior managerial or leadership position. You will have an advantage in becoming a:

  • Business consultant
  • CEO
  • Director of Higher Education
  • Entrepreneur

By studying this course, you will be enabled to improve your ability to work in diverse groups and teams and enhance your project management and decision-making capabilities, which is crucial when leading in business.

The course could also lead you to undertake further postgraduate study through an MPhil or PhD.


On this module you will develop a critical understanding of how resources are managed, deployed and allocated to achieve sustainable competitive advantages for organisations. You will focus on financial and human resources. By studying concepts underpinning resource development and deployment, you will develop the financial accounting skills required by executives. These concepts include: Human capital development; Change management; Motivational theories; Learning organisations Financial; methods and budgeting and Short and long term decision making.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

This course is not available for international students.

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 degree in a related subject Current or recent work experience (within the last three years) appropriate to enable you to contribute to the programme.