MBA Conversion (online)

MBA Conversion (online)

Designed to meet the needs of busy professionals, this programme is supported by a range of tutorials and workshop sessions and will be facilitated by online learning and a range of either online or face-to-face workshops and tutorials. On this programme, you will be led through a single 60 credit module influenced by your professional development and practice.

The module will challenge you to reflect upon your experiences of applying previously taught theory to your practice-based learning and experiences.

This programme:

  • Develops a critical, reflective and integrated understanding of self in the context of business and develops your own professional practice as a responsible leader or manager.
  • Encourages you to apply key learned concepts to scenarios in order to improve personal and professional practice. 
  • Develops and enhances your skills of lifelong learning and professional development in order to work as a critically reflexive practitioner.

Entry Requirements


  • 2:2 Undergraduate degree
  • MA/MSc in a related business and/or management discipline

International Students

If you're an international student, you'll need to demonstrate experience, or qualifications equivalent to those above.

If your first language is not English you must show evidence of English Language competence at IELTS level 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5) or equivalent.


Entry onto this MBA will require you to evidence three years work experience, preferably with some experience in a leadership or managerial role.

APEL policy

If you can't meet these minimum requirments it may be possible to take into account evidence of Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) as an alternative method of meeting the programme’s entry requirements. In such a case, appropriate references and records of employment might be presented to support the applicant’s case for admission.

Career Prospects

Completing an MBA with York Business School will enable you to enhance your skills and knowledge about your industry, and can offer additional benefits that will span the duration of your career. 

An MBA can help you advance your career, especially at a managerial level. A study conducted by the Association of MBAs has shown that within one year of completing an MBA, 25% of survey respondents had climbed to senior management level within their careers. In the UK the mean salary of an MBA graduate was £86,225. In fact, for many top-ranking firms, having an MBA is a prerequisite for applying for senior-level positions.

As well as enhancing your CV, the MBA will give you the opportunity to develop your global management competencies, emotional intelligence and cultural awareness.

The programme will also enable you to improve your ability to work in diverse groups and teams and enhance your project management and decision-making capabilities, which is crucial when leading in business.

You might consider starting your own business. The leadership and negotiation skills you develop during your MBA, as well as your contacts and knowledge, will put you in a great position to take this leap. Our dedicated start-up programme Grad2Director is available alongside this programme free of charge. Through this  you can work with our specialist team and apply for funding opportunities to start your own company. Our Grad2Freelancer programme is also available for those who wish to work on a freelance or consultancy basis.

Course Details

Continuous Professional Development through Reflective Practice

This module teaches you to systematically evaluate your recent professional development. You will reflect upon the impact of your master's studies on your post-graduation work experience and plan for your future development as a strategic leader and manager using appropriate frameworks and techniques. This is an opportunity to reflect upon how your work experiences has informed and supported development and preparation for further development indicative of critically reflexive managers.

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

Are you ready to start building your future?

Contact our admission counseller and get a free consultation.