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    12 months

The Cardiff MBA Overview

Accelerate your career progression with a period of focused study and personal development.

Are you an ambitious professional looking to progress to senior leadership and drive positive business change? If this sounds like you then the Cardiff MBA is a great next step.

Whatever your managerial background, we offer a challenging experience that will stretch and support you, developing your business knowledge, increasing your self-awareness and sharpening your ability as an effective and inspiring leader along the way.

Take this opportunity to thrive alongside like-minded, experienced professionals as you consider the wider commercial, social and environmental impacts of decision-making on global business.

The business of changing the world is ours. Together we can achieve great things.

A unique learning experience

We do everything we can to ensure you have the very best MBA experience, so you can make a positive contribution to the world around you during your study and beyond.

  • Springboard into the programme and learning community with a custom-made orientation and team building programme.
  • Use the Career Advantage Service, providing access to a career consultant and personal coach for personalised professional development.
  • Assess your leadership capability, craft a personal development path and build key leadership skills on our bespoke, wrap-around Leadership Development Programme.
  • Take advantage of Cardiff Connections; become part of the business community through networking events, access to business leaders ad alumni.

The Cardiff MBA is designed to tackle real-world challenges, and this is reflected in our assessment of your work. Reflecting the workplace, you’ll work individually and as part of a team to complete assessment tasks spanning strategy, personnel, consultancy, innovation and crisis.

This structure enables you to customise your MBA programme on six challenge-focused modules with in-built flexibility to suit your career aspirations.

At a glance

Duration: 1 year full-time.

Entry requirements: A minimum of a 2:1 degree from a recognised university and at least three years’ relevant work experience. Non-graduates with approved professional qualifications or significant work experience may also be considered under certain circumstances. If you don’t have professional management experience, consider our MSc in Business Management (MBM), our MBM with a Professional Placement Year, or one of our Specialist Master's programmes.

IELTS: 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each category (or equivalent English language qualification).

Selection or interview process: Short-listed applicants will be interviewed to establish their level of work experience, their aptitude for the programme and their motivation, either in person or by Skype.

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