University of Hertfordshire

Master of Business Administration

Studying an MBA can transform the way you think and the way you work, change the way others see you and open up new leadership and management opportunities.

This full-time MBA enables you to develop the critical and reflective strategic leadership skills you need to succeed in an uncertain world, challenging your assumptions, cultivating flexible thinking, effective decision making and responsible management.

As a Hertfordshire MBA student, you’ll be supported by first-class facilities, including our virtual learning environment, StudyNet, which provides access to other students, lecture notes and over 100,000 e-books and e-journals.

You’ll also benefit from teaching and supervision by our expert research-active staff, several of whom are world leaders in their field and act as consultants with leading organisations such as Roche, Camelot and BDO Hayward.

Entry Requirements

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or equivalent) in any discipline, a degree equivalent professional qualification or appropriate work experience.

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered:

  • GCSE English language grade A-C
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)
  • Other English language tests are accepted including some local qualifications such as Standard XII, WAEC and NECO. 

Career Prospects

Our Master of Business Administration course is career changing. 

We’ve embedded career development into every part of our postgraduate teaching. You’ll also have access to our career coach. Boost your career with sessions on topics including personal branding, personal impact and difficult conversations. Our Business School careers team will invite you to join our vibrant alumni network and attend regular career-focused events.

Course Details

Our teaching and learning methods ensure you are able to actively engage with your own development. You’ll benefit from a blended learning approach which utilises web-based activities and reading, alongside simulations, reflective writing, discussions and live enterprise projects.

All of the teaching resources have been designed in a highly structured way and complementary way to take you progressively through business concepts and to give you confidence, enhance your skills and expertise when completing specific tasks.

A participative style is used throughout to enable you to learn from your fellow students, as well as from teaching staff. Experiential learning is central to our teaching philosophy.

There is a considerable emphasis on the utilisation of theory and knowledge to make sense of your own and fellow participants' experiences at work. Case study material is widely used alongside case histories developed by fellow participants.

The MBA at the University of Hertfordshire has multiple pathways for students:

  • MBA
  • MBA (Human Resource Management)
  • MBA (Entrepreneurship)
  • MBA (Digital Marketing)
  • MBA (Finance)
  • MBA (Healthcare)
  • MBA (Public Services)
  • MBA (Sustainable Industries)
  • MBA (Data Analytics)
  • MBA (Project Management)
  • MBA (Management Consultancy)
  • MBA (Information Systems)

Compulsory modules
Human resource management (MBA)
Strategic marketing planning and entrepreneurship (MBA)
Financial management and analysis (MBA)
Operations and business analytics (MBA)

Optional modules
Strategic management research (MBA)
Executive career and professional development (MBA)
Strategic management research in human resources (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in human resources (MBA)
Strategic management research in entrepreneurship (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in entrepreneurship (MBA)
Strategic management research in digital marketing (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in digital marketing (MBA)
Strategic management research in financial services (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in financial services (MBA)
Strategic management research in healthcare (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in healthcare (MBA)
Strategic management research in public services (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in public services (MBA)
Strategic management research in sustainable industries (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in sustainable industries (MBA)
Strategic management research in data analytics (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in data analytics (MBA)
Strategic management research in project management (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in project management (MBA)
Strategic management research in information systems (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in information systems (MBA)
Strategic management research in management consultancy (MBA)
Executive career and professional development in management consultancy (MBA)

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