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MBA (Master of Business Administration) Full-Time MBA

MBA (Master of Business Administration) Full-Time MBA

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

Course overview

The Chester MBA is flexible in length, with a wide range of electives intended to match your career goals. Our MBA gives you the chance to change not only your career prospects, but also your outlook of business.

Why study this course with us?

The Chester MBA promotes a values-based course. We have global businesses on our doorstep and a multitude of nationalities on our course, creating an exciting and diverse community.

Our teaching staff include a combination of academics and senior management. This mix, combined with our links to the business community, will help you discover your potential to flourish in today’s international corporate environment.


Assessments can be presentations or written assignments – sometimes both – and a management project (dissertation). Most modules include 30 hours of classroom-based teaching and 170 hours of independent study.

Careers and Employability - Student Futures aims to deliver a service which is inclusive, impartial, welcoming, informed and tailored to your personal goals and aspirations, to enable you to develop as an individual and contribute to the business and community in which you will live and work.


This module covers the following topics: Introduction to research philosophy and principles Qualitative and quantitative research strategies Using and analysing secondary data for consultancy Impact and critical reflection Choosing and framing a research question Searching for literature and writing a critical literature review Devising a research methodology Project planning and management Research ethics Preparing a defensible research proposal

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


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

Applicants will normally be expected to hold a first degree with a minimum of 2:2 honours or equivalent. In addition, it is anticipated that students will be able to demonstrate some form of previous work experience. Where they do not, the University will assess the student’s application carefully for equivalence and, where necessary, the student will be required to engage with appropriate employment-related experience early during their study programme to ensure that relevant skills are embedded in their learning journey.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more