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7 Reasons to Choose the Newcastle MBA

7 Reasons to Choose the Newcastle MBA

Discover why you should choose Newcastle as the place to complete your MBA. Our professionally accredited MBA will help you hone your leadership skills.

12-month course

Study a 12-month, full-time, AMBA-accredited course. We've been professionally accredited for 32 years. Our MBA consistently meets the rigorous international standards for MBA education.

You’ll learn from, and engage with world-leading researchers and practitioners; a superb intellectual resource for you to take advantage of.

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Immersive experiences

Apply your learning through immersive business experiences. These include:

  • Business in Action module including the intensive Business Awareness Experience
  • Business Analysis for Decision module culminating in the Boardroom Challenge and
  • Personal and Professional Transformation module which incorporates our unique Personal Development Experience delivered by practitioners

The Business Awareness Experience is something that feels unique to Newcastle. It gives you the chance to understand UK business culture and the environment.

John Gonzalez Garcia, MBA Graduate, 2019

Leadership development

Leading on Leadership is a cross-cutting theme for our Business School. Through our Personal and Professional Transformation module, you will hone your skills in leadership, critical thinking and communication. Improving your leadership performance.

Our International Advisory Board and high-profile alumni also contribute to your development. You’ll be matched to a mentor from either the same sector or sector you aspire to work in.

Digital transformation

It’s important that you, as a future leader, understand the challenges and opportunities digital innovation poses. Our region plays a key role in this evolving digital landscape.

Each year we host a Digital Leaders Panel, as part of the elective Digital Business module, to delve deeper into this fast-paced revolution.

Business start-up

Develop your own ideas with our Entrepreneurship and Innovation modules, our business hackathon with experienced entrepreneurs, or by developing a business plan for your individual project.

The city of Newcastle is an entrepreneurial heartland and is ranked as one of the UK’s best for MBA entrepreneurs.

Consultancy projects

Make a difference to an organisation and develop your consultancy skills. Our consultancy projects give you the opportunity to explore in-practice challenges and opportunities experienced by organisations.

You'll work on briefs sourced across a variety of industries and sectors. You'll form part of a team-based Management Consultancy Project and have the chance to complete an individual consultancy project.

MBA students on the management consultancy project provided our organisation with research, insights and recommendations from around the world that will feed into our international strategy.

Matthew Parks, MBA Graduate, 2017

Global opportunities

In addition to being able to study an elective abroad at a partner institution, you can also take advantage of the following opportunities:

  • international study tour with visits to global businesses and insight lectures
  • global business competitions
  • language learning outside of your degree
  • completing your Management Consultancy Project abroad