The MBA at UCLan allows you to study for one of the most respected business management qualification via an intensive 12 month postgraduate course at the School of Business.
The MBA course is specifically designed for those wishing either to establish or sustain a successful managerial or professional career in business. Those who have already worked for at least two years in a managerial, technical or professional role may also wish to enhance their career prospects through MBA study.
A recognised university undergraduate honours degree, with at least a Lower Second Class Classification, or a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent, a minimum of two years’ work experience is desirable, but not essential.
For international students, in addition to meeting the above minimum entry requirements the University require a score of at least 6.5 in the British Council IELTS test. A score of 600-650 in the TOEFL paper-based test supported by a pass in the associated Test of Written English may also be acceptable; alternatively a score of at least 250 on the TOEFL computer-based test is acceptable.
During two semesters you will be able to gain a thorough grounding in the key aspects of business management.
The next UCLan Postgraduate Advice Event will be on Thursday 10th November 2016.
For details and registration for this event please visit our Eventbrite page.
Please contact Course Enquiries with any queries regarding postgraduate study and research.
You will be taught by highly experienced and qualified tutors and will complete an MBA dissertation. The MBA provides a rigorous process of personal and managerial development, in which you are encouraged and expected to make your own unique contribution.
This intensive 12 month course offers you a range of key benefits, each of which will enhance your development and future career prospects:
You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.
For a concise summary of the main features of this course, see our course specification.
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Important Information.
For detailed information about studying this course at UCLan, please see the course handbook for your year of entry:
Full-time: £11,500 per year (UK/EU)
Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated and may be subject to increase annually in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
For 2016/17 fees please refer to our fees page.
The UK Government has confirmed that a new postgraduate loan scheme will be introduced for students commencing a Full Masters Postgraduate programmes from 2016/17 academic year.
The University is located on a compact campus near the centre of the busy city of Preston in the northwest of England. Preston is a major administrative and commercial centre which benefits from good road and rail links to the rest of the country.
The Business School's state-of-the-art Greenbank and Brook buildings offer a comprehensive range of study, learning and social facilities including a postgraduate study room, cybercafé and easy access PC workstation rooms.
The Library and Learning Resource Service (LLRS) provides a library of books, journals, and other media as well as study facilities, including bookable rooms for group use. The LLRS also provides access to electronic journals and electronic information services, via the University's PC network, while document delivery services make it possible to get hold of published texts which are not in our collections.
Within each module the assessment methods are designed to contribute to your continuing development - giving feedback on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement, and providing periodic evaluations of progress.