Students must apply via one of the following online application forms:-
An MBA is an internationally respected business qualification. In one year you will develop a strategic understanding of all aspects of managing a successful business.
This Master in Business Administration (MBA) has a specific focus on Human Resource Management. You will complete a specialist module of either ‘International Human Resource Management’ or ‘Organisation Development and Change’, and your dissertation will be on a topic related to Human Resource Management.
The course prepares you for senior roles that have major responsibility. Our aim is to accelerate your progress towards well-paid positions of leadership.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.
Your progress will be assessed with the dissertation and assignments, as well as exams in some topics.
Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters course requires a higher level of independent reading and research.
Please note: the availability of optional modules may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances or student demand.
Students enrolled on the March cohort are offered the general MBA, which will include a designated option.
(Modules subject to approval)
The exact list of modules available will depend on student demand and resource availability. Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
The Reg Vardy Centre,
Sir Tom Cowie Campus,
We usually require you to have either:
Your work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity, which could include voluntary work, placements, internships or project management.
All applications are subject to University approval.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual fee is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
An MBA is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MBA-qualified business leader can bring to their organisation.
While you are studying for this course, you will be an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This gives you access to the CMI's support resources and networking opportunities.
If you have 3 or more years management experience when you graduate, you will be entitled to apply for full membership of the CMI or Chartered status.
We invite business leaders into the University to share their experiences with students. Past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales and Marketing and Sunderland Football Club’s CEO.
Learning from business professionals can be very useful if you’re not sure what career to pursue when you graduate. If you already have a plan for your career, these events are an excellent way to start building a network of business contacts.
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