UWE Bristol - Master of Business Administration MBA

UWE Bristol

Master of Business Administration MBA

The Bristol MBA degree is practical, flexible, and focused. This highly regarded full-time course has been designed to enhance your management career, helping you to reach new heights in business.

Fulfillment in business

Our Bristol MBA prepares managers for the changing demands of the global market and the increasing challenges of contemporary business. You will gain practical insight into the key issues facing organizations today and investigate key methodologies relevant to the real world.

We'll encourage you to think about business in a responsible way, creating sustainable value for business and society at large, and contributing to a healthy economy.

An MBA helps you towards better prospects, salaries, and ultimately, further fulfillment in business. Our MBA is rooted in the real world of business and has been carefully designed to give you a practical insight into the key issues facing organizations today in all parts of the world.

This course can have a profound impact on your career, helping you exceed your potential, and prepare you for the challenges ahead. Our well-established international links help transform Bristol MBA students into effective business leaders with a global outlook.

People choose to study for an MBA for different reasons and with different outcomes in mind. Our course is vocationally focused, allowing you to tailor your studies to develop areas of knowledge relevant to your career plan, meet your particular goals, and shape your business future.

Whatever you want to get out of the course, it's going to be demanding and challenging - dedication, energy, and enthusiasm are a prerequisite.

Entry Requirements

  • an honours degree of a minimum 2:2 or above from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution, and;
  • 18 months post-graduation organisational experience.
  • If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet the Home Office and UWE Bristol's minimum English language requirements, such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components.

Career Prospects

The Bristol MBA course will help you move your career forward, providing you with the relevant skills, experience and networks to become a leader in your chosen field of business.

Our award-winning careers service helps you develop your employment potential through career coaching, a vacancy service for internships, placements, jobs, global opportunities, volunteering and community activity plus support for entrepreneurial activity, and access to employer events.

Course Details

The elective (optional) modules listed are those that are most likely to be available, but they may be subject to change.

The Bristol MBA will serve you well in your day-to-day business as well as giving you a passport to a higher-flying career.


  • Conducting Evidence Based Research
  • Customer and International Market Analysis
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Leadership, Complexity and Change
  • Managing People in a Global Context
  • Professional and Academic Development - Integrating the MBA Learning Experience
  • Strategy and Implementation
  • Systems, Structures and Operations.

Plus one elective module from the below list (subject to availability):

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Digital Business Information Systems
  • Emerging Markets: The New World Order
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Global Financial Strategy
  • Globalisation and the Law
  • International Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Management Consultancy
  • Project Management in a Complex World
  • Sustainable Procurement
  • The Sustainable Organisation: Vision into Practice.

After these are completed, you will study:

  • Executive Dissertation/Consultancy Dissertation.

You can choose to work on a research project that fits with your interests and ambitions. Alternatively, you can undertake a consultancy research project addressing the needs of a client, putting your skills and adaptability to the test.

In addition, the Professional and Academic Development Integrating the MBA Learning Experience Research module will support you throughout the course, developing your personal and research skills, according to your particular needs.

*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.

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