Arden University: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

InstitutionArden University
Department Business and Management
Telephone 0208 003 6196
Study type Taught


Designed for practising managers looking to take the step upwards to a strategic role, this MBA provides a distinctive way of developing your achievements and thinking. You can study this MBA either 100% online via distance learning or opt for our blended learning study mode. This is delivered in our Study Centres, over two years, with one three-hour seminar a fortnight. This programme has the added value of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation. CMI promotes excellence in UK management and leadership and this course is your pathway to success.

*Please note our MBA blended course is subject to minimum cohort size.

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Qualification MBA
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

To be eligible for this course you must normally have either: A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent, plus 2 years suitable work experience. For students whose prior learning was not taught in English: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.


Assessments are designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used. A critical element of the assessment strategy is that you’ll have the chance to apply your learning directly into your day to day role. A vital part of your work will be the opportunity to create and take ownership of a detailed piece of research relating to a management issue. To support your development, we will provide you with academic and pastoral support on campus and online to make sure you have the skills in place to successfully complete every assessment you submit. Your tutor will be able to give you suggestions and tips for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly-acquired skills into real life settings.


Personal and business transformation; ethical leadership; managing within a competitive environment; leading transitions; implementing strategy; sustaining the business; research project.

Location Distance Learning
Distance Learning
Distance Learning
Distance Learning
Distance Learning
Distance Learning (HQ is Coventry)


England 9855 GBP for Whole course
Northern Ireland 9855 GBP for Whole course
Scotland 9855 GBP for Whole course
Wales 9855 GBP for Whole course

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