Postgraduate

Master of Business Administration MBA

Master of Business Administration MBA

Full time: 12 months

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Your course during COVID-19

Please rest assured we make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the programmes, services and facilities described. However, it may be necessary to make changes due to significant disruption, for example in response to COVID-19.

Further information

Our COVID-19 Study page gives more information about your Newcastle University study experience.

Terms and conditions and student complaints

The University has terms and conditions which create a positive environment for learning and academic achievement.

Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commitments outlined are subject to the guidelines that may be in place at the time.



January 2021 start date

Due to delivery constraints as a result of Covid-19, we are no longer able to offer a September 2020 start date for our full-time MBA programme. We are committed to delivering our MBA however and want to ensure we can deliver an excellent student experience. Our next intake will be in January 2021.

We are also offering a September 2021 intake.


About this course

Our MBA course 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.

Newcastle University Business School has over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. Our location and modern design create a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of:

  • regional, national and international thought leaders
  • alumni
  • leading professions

International accreditation

We are part of an elite group of Business Schools worldwide that hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies:

Our 31 years of professional accreditation demonstrates that our programme consistently meets rigorous international standards for MBA education.

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Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

Modules for January 2021 entry and September 2021 entry

Core modules

Strengthen your management fundamentals. Our range of 13 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

Course content changes 

The information above is intended to provide an example of what you will study.

Our teaching is informed by research. Course content changes periodically to reflect developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.

Optional module availability

Student demand for optional modules may affect availability.

Full details of the modules on offer will be published through the Programme Regulations and Specifications ahead of each academic year. This usually happens in May.

To find out more please see our terms and conditions.

Careers

Curious about what our graduates have gone on to do? Find out about opportunities they’ve pursued, and how we can help you develop your career.

Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service will help you to explore your options and make informed choices to achieve your career goals.

Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Fees & Funding

2020-2021 MBA fees

UK/EU and International

Full-time: £24,000

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

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2020 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

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: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk 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

English Language Requirements

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

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

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

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be offering our Pre-sessional courses online only from June to September 2020.

How to Apply

You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.

You will need to provide:

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

January 2021 start date

Due to delivery constraints as a result of Covid-19, we are no longer able to offer a September 2020 start date for our full-time MBA programme. We are committed to delivering our MBA however and want to ensure we can deliver an excellent student experience. Our next intake will be in January 2021.

We are also offering a September 2021 intake.


The course code for the full-time MBA (January 2021) is: 5871F

The course code for the full-time MBA (September 2021) is: 5823F

 

Interview

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.

Deposit

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.