MBA in Business Administration (Brunel Business School)

Brunel University London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 33,250

Course Accredited By

AACSB

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
Are you an experienced manager who wants to take your career to the next level with professional development? Then the Brunel MBA is for you.
  • Whether you want to advance your existing career, move to a new field, or start your own business, the Brunel MBA can give you the tools you need. Every aspect of the course is practical, fulfilling, integrated and, thanks to our world class teaching and research facilities, always relevant to today’s ever-changing business environment.
  • The Brunel MBA is a one year full-time or two year part-time course with three pathway options: The Brunel MBA, The Brunel MBA (Aviation Management), and The Brunel MBA (Healthcare Management).
  • The General Management MBA specialisation can help you become a more accomplished manager all-round. From finance to international strategy, harnessing technologies and marketing, this course will help you with senior management decision-making and solving business issues. We support you in identifying your strengths and weaknesses and working with them to help you progress.
  • The Digital Innovation Management MBA focuses on equipping future leaders and aspiring managers with the toolkit aimed at dealing with technological innovation, vast amounts of digital information, Big Data and using them to make strategic decisions. This matches and reflects upon the increasing digitalisation and the reliance on Big Data as well as the disruptive shifts taking place in the work environment and economy. The course is designed for professionals who work in the IT sector and have an engineering or technical background, as well as entrepreneurs. The Digital Innovation Management MBA has seven core modules (students do not take Operations Management) and two electives: Information Systems in Organisations and Managing Digital Technology and Innovation.
  • The Healthcare Management MBA focuses on application of knowledge in the healthcare industry and enables students to develop managerial skills to handle real-life business situations in the sector. The MBA (Healthcare Management) course is designed for professionals in the NHS, public health services and outside suppliers and consultancies.
  • The Brunel MBA part-time course is designed to maximise your career impact in the global market over a two-year study period, without having to take a break from work. Study time for the part-time MBA is 12 hours per week over a maximum of three days, with some classes on Saturdays, making the programme an ideal option for full-time working professionals in and around London.
  • The Career Development Programme is an integral part of your professional development while you are studying your MBA. Landing a top job after completing your MBA is, of course, a key objective, and the Career Development Programme is designed to provide the tools to help you achieve your ambitions. The programme will help you define your career goals and create a personalised career action plan.
  • You’ll have access to one-to-one careers coaching to help you understand what makes you stand, out whether it’s your particular management experience and skills or specialist knowledge. We’ll also help you with your CV, LinkedIn profile, and a professional portfolio as well as providing support in building a career plan, job-hunting, writing applications that get noticed, and brushing up on interview techniques.
  • As part of your MBA course, Brunel provides an innovative series of Leadership Masterclasses. Sessions will help you with effective ways to present your ideas, the best methods for managing change, negotiating better and resolving conflict, as well as giving you deeper insight into cross cultural issues and corporate responsibility.
  • The Brunel Business School has links to many leading organisations such as Barclays, British Airways, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, IBM, Iraq Energy Institute, Jaguar, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, and Xerox. MBA students undertake regular visits to company head offices and representatives from these companies often visit campus as part of the MBA Guest Speaker Series, Let’s Talk Business.
  • The Graduate Entrepreneur programme allows selected graduates to stay on in the UK and work towards setting up their own business, under a special branch of the Tier 1 Route. Find out more about becoming a Graduate Entrepreneur.
  • The Brunel MBA is one of a distinguished group of MBA programmes worldwide to have achieved accreditation by both the Association of Masters of Business Administration (AMBA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • September 2022

UK entry requirements

  • The Brunel MBA recruits managers and other professionals of high calibre, who can both benefit from and contribute to, an intellectually challenging management development programme.

Please note that the Admissions process for the MBA programme involves assessment in two stages:

  • Stage 1 - As part of the application process please provide documentary evidence to show:
  • A 2:1 (or above) UK Honours degree, or international equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years' full time work experience at managerial or professional level in managing people, budget or other resources following a degree. It is important for candidates to clarify that they have significant/focused sector experience with responsibility for people, budget, or other resources, which is supportable by official documentary evidence. Please supply a CV/resume as part of your application.
  • Copies of your English language qualification. (If you intend to take an English language test e.g. IELTS, or a pre-sessional English course please indicate this on your application.)
  • Stage 2 - An interview will be conducted (via Skype or phone) with the MBA Programme Team. 
  • If an applicant has achieved a 2:2 degree and five or more years of required senior managerial or professional level work experience, in managing people, budget, or other resources - this will be reviewed by the MBA Director on a case-by-case basis.
  • We welcome applicants from different industries, from both the private and public sector. Previous applicants from IT, healthcare, education, engineering, aviation and many more have been considered.

Please note - meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an interview, or a place on the programme.

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.
     

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • The Brunel MBA programme is based upon key business concepts that can help managers and CEOs alike develop the expertise required to lead and manage in international business.
  • The highly commended Leadership Masterclass Series and the Career Development Programme, combined with over 500 hours of student-tutor direct contact hours, successfully maintain the balance between theory and practice, and reflect the school’s ambitions for its graduates.
  • The Brunel MBA academic component comprises core modules, followed by elective modules in General Management, Healthcare Management or Digital Innovation Management and is crowned by a Business Project.
  • A typical selection of compulsory and optional modules can be found below. Optional modules are indicative and available subject to numbers.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time, starting in January. Or this course can be studied 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time, starting in September.

Year 1
Compulsory

  • MB5522 Operations Management
  • MB5523 Corporate and Business Finance
  • MB5525 Corporate and Competitive Strategy
  • MB5527 Leading People & Managing Organisations
  • MB5528 International Business
  • MB5601 Business Economics
  • MB5537 Business Project & Professional Portfolio
  • MB5538 Principles of Marketing

Optional

  • MB5526 Managing for the Future
  • MB5531 Healthcare Policy
  • MB5602 Managing Service Operations and Change in Healthcare
  • MB5530 Information Systems in Organisations
  • Managing Digital Technology and Innovation
  • UK 
  • £24,270 full-time 
  • £12,135 part-time 
  • UK/EU students can opt to pay in six equal monthly instalments: the first instalment is payable on enrolment and the remaining five by Direct Debit or credit/debit card.

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