Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Liverpool

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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) encourages you to analyse and reflect on your own organisation and role, to apply theory to case studies of other organisations, and to benefit from peer-to-peer learning through collaboration with fellow professionals from other cultures and industries from around the world. 

The course provides the opportunity to tailor your educational journey with optional modules reflective of different business disciplines. This includes the option to dive into the rapidly developing field of data and analytics or investigate the ethical perspective of business decision making.      

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to hold a gold standard triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Our online MBA is ranked #4 by CEO Magazine in their Global MBA Rankings for 2022 whilst the Management School holds Tier One status.


Developed by experts at the University of Liverpool’s AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS accredited Management School, this programme aims to extend your existing expertise and develop your knowledge and skills as a strategic leader with a strong understanding of different business and management disciplines.



Study Mode


30 months


Start Date(s)


January 10 2023

April 11 2023

July 18 2023

October 24 2023


Course details

This programme consists of the following core modules and two electives, in order to achieve the full accreditation, you are required to complete 180 credits.
•    Developing as a Manager and Leader – Core (10 credits)  
•    International Business and the Global Economy – Core (10 credits) 
•    Managing Financial Resources – Core (10 credits) 
•    Digital Strategic Marketing – Core (10 credits) 
•    Managing Human Resources – Core (10 credits) 
•    Operations and Supply Chain Management – Core (10 credits) 
•    Strategic Advantage – Core (10 credits) 
•    Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Core (10 credits) 
•    Strategic Management Simulation – Core (10 credits) 
•    Management in Practice – Core (10 credits)  
•    Data Strategy and Analytics for Managers – Elective (10 credits) 
•    Project Management – Elective (10 credits) 
•    Global Leadership – Elective (10 credits) 
•    Corporate Citizenship – Elective (10 credits) 
•    MBA projects – Core (60 credits) 
•    Career Catalyst – Core (zero credits)

Entry requirements

Professional Experience: MBA Candidates are normally expected to have a minimum of 3 years of substantive managerial experience in the private or public sector, including the management of budgets, people and projects. 

Qualifications: Applicants should possess either:  
•    A minimum of a 2.1 class degree in any subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent professional qualification from a similar non-UK institution.
•    Non-graduates who possess extensive professional experience (more than 5 years) and/or a postgraduate qualification are encouraged to apply.  

GMAT Score: Although not mandatory, we encourage candidates who have undertaken the examination to submit their scores for consideration, these must be valid (attained with the last 5 years) by the time of entry.  

All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact our admissions team.

Career outcomes

The programme is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to drive forward in your career. You will have the capability to work in an extensive range of senior functional and general management positions across a wide spectrum of business sectors across the world. This includes strategic leadership positions in consultancy, construction, engineering, retail and many more.  

Contact University of Liverpool

+44 (0)151 318 4466

University of Liverpool
L69 3BX
United Kingdom
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