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The Loughborough Full-Time MBA

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary


Our Full-Time MBA degree is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to become an elite performer in business, accelerate your career, and equip you to maximise business performance in a global environment.

At Loughborough University, with our long heritage and unrivalled reputation for sport, we understand the mind-set needed to go from being a high-achiever to an elite performer. Our focus is on guiding you through a transformational experience that will enable you to fulfil your potential.

Our internationally recognised full-time MBA degree will teach you to: manage complex challenges, from exporting to new markets to getting the most out of your team; problem solve creative solutions for real business challenges; and lead innovative change to capitalise on opportunities.

Learning alongside an international cohort of experienced managers with a minimum of 3-years’ professional/managerial experience will enable you to share fresh perspectives on similar problems and build lasting business networks. You will also have opportunities to meet and work with our Executive MBA students on some modules.

Who should study this programme?

The Full-Time MBA is an AMBA-accredited MBA degree designed to help those with a minimum of 3-years’ professional/managerial experience who wish to transform their career from being a high-achiever to an elite performer in the world of management and leadership.

What you'll study

The MBA is designed to provide managers with a challenging educational experience in terms of general intellectual and personal development, within the context of the academic study of business and management.

Your personal and professional development

The School of Business and Economics is committed to helping you develop the skills and attributes you need to progress successfully in your chosen career.

In addition to the taught programme, you will also have the opportunity to attend a range of masterclasses and networking events held at Loughborough University and an international study tour. We also offer dedicated individualised careers support, whether you are looking to advance further in your current career path or looking to change career paths, our one-to-one guidance and coaching and Professional Development module will support you in achieving your career plans.

Future career prospects

We are committed to providing you with the very best careers development support to ensure you maximise your post-MBA potential. With our award-winning Careers Network, you can utilise our global vacancy database with the world’s leading recruiters; receive dedicated MBA careers support; and benefit from the UK’s largest on-campus annual careers fair. The Loughborough MBA attracts a variety of professionals from all walks of life, and graduates of the programme have enhanced their careers at senior level in high profile companies.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module is taught across three semesters and will give you a working knowledge of the standard processes and methods used in business and management research. It will provide an opportunity for you to experience executing a negotiated, practically-based research study in a work-place setting.
Management of Human Resources (10 Credits)
Business Administration Project (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Minimum of three years’ management/professional experience plus a 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) or membership of an approved Chartered Institute or a Diploma in Management Studies.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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