Newcastle University Business School

MBA Details

Master of Business Administration MBA

Full Time: 12 months


Our MBA programme offers you a carefully structured, immersive experience that will empower you to push beyond your boundaries. It is designed to focus on developing the capabilities you need to be competitive and successful in any industry or entrepreneurial venture.

By honing your skills in leadership, critical thinking and communication, you will work to improve your performance. Your Newcastle MBA journey has been carefully designed to provide you with the opportunity to:

  • enhance your self-awareness
  • integrate and apply your learning
  • develop your consulting skills
  • contribute to, and lead, multicultural teams

You will emerge more confident, capable and better equipped to drive change within your organisation and excel in your career.

90% of our MBA graduates were in work or study six months after graduating

of our MBA graduates were in work or study six months after graduating

58% of our MBA graduates changed sector post-MBA

of our MBA graduates changed sector post-MBA

Our top five post-MBA sectors: energy, consulting, finance, not-for-profit, IT

Our top five post-MBA employment sectors are:



Core modules

Strengthen your management fundamentals, develop your global perspective, and integrate your learning with 13 core modules.Our range of core modules offer you the opportunity to strengthen your management fundamentals, develop your global perspective and integrate your learning.

Elective modules

Personalise your MBA and choose from six electives during phase two of your leadership journey. This offers you more scope to align your learning experience with your individual career objectives.Our range of core modules offer you the opportunity to strengthen your management fundamentals, develop your global perspective and integrate your learning.

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of: 

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback

Most module information for 2020 entry will be available from the end of May 2020.

Fees & Funding

2020-2021 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

UK, EU and International

Full time: £24,000

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

Full and partial scholarships

Our MBA scholarships are available to outstanding students entering our Full-time MBA programme in September 2020. A range of full and partial tuition fees scholarships are available.

All candidates are assessed at the point of interview for our partial awards: MBA Leadership Scholarships and MBA Business Excellence Scholarships. Our other MBA scholarships* are application based and only offer holders are eligible.

Further details on the administration of these scholarships can be found in our MBA Scholarships Regulations document. 

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. 

Exceptional applicants will be considered if you have more relevant work experience and are able to demonstrate significant career progression.

In your CV and personal statement, you need to show at least three years of continuous work experience. You should have experience in a relevant role with some managerial responsibilities. This could include management of:

  • budgets
  • products
  • projects
  • people

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: for further information.

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT®)

You do not need to take the GMAT to study our MBA. However, we recognise it as a rigorous and challenging assessment of analytical, numerical and verbal reasoning skills. If you have taken GMAT then we will consider it alongside your other qualifications and experience.

How to report your official GMAT score

You can send us your GMAT score via the GMAT website

  • Course code: 60X-0L-82
  • Course name: Newcastle University - Newcastle University Business School - MBA, Full Time

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at for further information.

How to Apply

Use our Applicant Portal to apply for your course. We have a step-by-step guide to help you.

You will need to provide:

  • academic transcripts
  • your cv
  • a personal statement
  • English language test results (if applicable)
  • two referees

The course code for the full-time MBA is: 5823F


All selected applicants will be interviewed for the course. At this stage in the application, you will also be considered for our MBA scholarships.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.


If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.

Student Profiles