Our flexible and accessible MBA (delivered entirely online) will prepare you for the senior management sector in a global business environment. You will emerge with a recognised qualification via a learning progress where analysis and application of key management theories are applied to international business.
This MBA is designed for professionals looking for the advanced business, management and leadership skills required to formalise their existing experience to progress into a more senior role. With a key emphasis on practice, our MBA engages those with current business theory, strategic leadership skills and practical industry knowledge which can be applied within your current role and to your longer term career. At the end of the programme you will have the opportunity to embark on a research project which will help you feed your enhanced knowledge and understanding into your professional practice. Depending on your career goals you can opt for a larger scale in-depth investigtion, or a narrower scale project, supported by additional content. In both cases there is a full grounding in research methods.
The course's online delivery via myUniHub, our Business School's 24 hour student learning environment, means you can study without having to travel or compromise your employment status. With internet access, you will engage with tutors and fellow students and use these forms of communication to receive online materials, audio visual content, group interaction and a variety of e-learning tools.
This course consists of an induction, six modules and a choice between a final larger scale Project, or a Business Transformation Project supplemented by but additional modules. The whole course is delivered over two years.
This MBA is concerned about people, behaviours in the work place, marketing concepts, key financial, economical and business issues and all from a practical stance. Each area of this course uses a variety of learning tools combined into a varied and interactive style covering both core and additional resources. Your learning and understanding will derive from a number and variety of the following our 24-hour online portal (myUniHub), textbooks, study guides, online audio and video content, discussion groups, multi-media resources, case studies, individual access to tutors, webinars and online lectures ( available in real time or as an archive).
At the end of your programme you will have the opportunity to follow one of two optional routes, depending on the scale of project that you wish to undertake:
For more information about entry requirements and fees view the programme specification.
The programme is structured using a tried and tested format of online learning.
It is delivered completely online, via my UniHub, our 24 hour access online learning system. There are no requirements for physical attendance at any point in the course.
You will engage with tutors and fellow students in both synchronous and non-synchronous communications. Online materials, audio visual content, and a variety of e-learning tools are all delivered via the Unihub. You will also be involved in online group discussions and group learning activities.
Alternatively, If you do not hold an honours degree you will be required to demonstrate more extensive and successful managerial experience* and may be required to complete a GMAT test**.
Undertaking an MBA requires considerable commitment, not just from a financial perspective but also the time allocation required to complete it.
The nature of a distance learning course requires you to adopt a disciplined and independent approach to your studies, so you will need good time management skills and self-motivation. As part of your assessment you will be expected to interact regularly with your tutors and fellow students.
As this course is delivered online, you will need to ensure that you have regular good quality internet access, and appropriate computing facilities to benefit fully from the course (up to date browser, video playing software etc).
In addition to having worked within a full-time managerial or professional role for 2 or more years, ideal candidates for the programme should:
UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.
If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.
We accept the equivalent of the above qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification. To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit the relevant Support in your country page.
If you are unsure about the suitability of your qualifications or would like help with your application, please contact your nearest Regional office for support.
You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our Visas and immigration page for further information.
You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components). We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications.
If you don't meet our minimum English language requirements, we offer an intensive Pre-sessional English course.
Entry onto this course does not require an interview, portfolio or audition.
You must complete an application form and submit it along with required references and proof of your prior qualifications to apply for the MBA programme.
Once you have submitted your application, you should receive receive confirmation of receipt within 3 working days, from which your application will be sent to the MBA Admissions team for review.
The application deadline is Friday 12th August 2016.
Applications must be received no later than this date to secure enrolment (subject to acceptance) in time for the start of the programme.
Please note that the programme starts on Monday 19th September 2016 with a compulsory two-week online induction module, which will provide you with the opportunity to access and familiarise yourself with the online learning management system and the resources available to you throughout the programme. There will be short exercises during this period to introduce you to the programme, the faculty and your colleagues on the MBA.
If there is any uncertainty over your application or the information you have supplied you may be requested to undertake a telephone or online interview. Therefore please ensure your preferred telephone number or Skype details are provided on the application form for this purpose.
There are many ways to fund the MBA programme, ranging from educational and career development loans to scholarships and corporate sponsorship. Many part-time MBA students are sponsored by their companies, whilst others decide to self-finance the course as they prefer to keep their future options open and have the option of paying in instalments. However the most popular financing method is securing an education or career loan which is available from grant-awarding organisations or commercial banks.
If your company is sponsoring you for the course fees, confirmation from the employer to this effect is required with your application. Similarly if you are self-financing your study, evidence of your ability to pay the fees will be required
It is strongly advised that potential applicants research all available financing options in advance of submitting their application as many funding sources have strict deadlines for seeking funding. Countries often have their own grant or scholarship awarding bodies which may either be government, commercial or charitable in nature.
If you have any questions about the application process, please feel free to contact:
Phone: +44 (0)20 8411 5555
This prestigious MBA (ranked amongst the global top 200 MBAs) and professionally recognised by the Chartered Institute Management (CMI) means you will be a guaranteed full CMI membership and professional recognition upon completion of the course. This MBA is designed for professionals looking for the advanced business, management and leadership skills required to formalise their existing experience to progress into a more senior role.
Research shows that the vast number of employers place the greatest emphasis on professional skills and knowledge. The Middlesex MBA programme will enhance your managerial understanding, and the combination of learning activities have been designed to help you integrate your knowledge into more effective professional practice.
"The Middlesex University MBA course touches upon all subjects including HR, operations, finance, strategy, marketing and management perspectives. As my aim is to be an entrepreneur, it is best I have an understanding of all subjects rather than going through one specific avenue.
"The course allowed me to do my project in consultancy and has a number of practical case studies, which allows us to think along the lines of the real world rather than being immersed in our books and theoretical knowledge."Elizabeth Solaru
"The Middlesex MBA suited me; it was a way to change direction. I found the MBA gave me credibility as a Recruitment Consultant as I could talk to employers and candidates in-depth about any industry.
"I've found that as an MBA you're not just another head in the business; you're seen as a strategic operator who can drive change. But it's not the MBA, it's the person behind the MBA that counts."