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MBA Abroad: UK

April 2021

An MBA abroad for Indian students has always been an alluring prospect. Out of the range of study abroad destinations from where students can pursue an MBA, the UK has remained one of the most prominent.

A general management degree, the MBA also imbibes in students’ expertise in the realm of Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Operations Management and much more. Universities in UK attract students from distinctive backgrounds thus, the learning experience here becomes wholesome. Moreover, it also presents alluring networking avenues. Coupled with a minimum age criterion, UK universities also require certain years of work experience.

Entry Requirements to study MBA in UK

  • Most University requirements will include GMAT
  • 25 years of age
  • Minimum 3 years of full-time work experience after graduation.
  • At least 1 year of Senior-level Management experience is preferred by some universities.

Career Opportunities

Post the completion of the program, the students have the avenue to become entrepreneurs or work as a consultant, project/financial/marketing manager and much more.

Top MBA Universities in UK

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester Alliance Manchester Business School’s MBA program is ranked 5th in the UK according to the FT Global MBA Rankings 2020. It is one of the few business schools worldwide with triple accreditation status. The school offers 3 MBA programs which are namely the Full-time MBA, Global Part-time MBA, and Kelley-Manchester Global MBA. Students receive the opportunity to study a range of elective courses which not only enables the building of expertise but also networks.

University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh offers a Business Administration, Master of MBA program and the Executive Master of Business Administration MBA program. The first is designed for students with a certain level of work experience, who look to enhance their future prospects. On the other hand, the other one is designed for those who already possess experience in the field and wish to take their proficiency up a notch.

Durham University

Durham University offers 4 MBA programs. These include the Business Administration (Online), Business Development, Masters of Business Administration, and the Durham EBS Executive Masters of Business Administration. Along with certain core modules, there are certain specialist pathways are also offered.

Lancaster University

Lancaster University offers two MBA programs. This includes the Business Administration MBA and the Business Administration (Executive) MBA. Apart from theoretical knowledge, immense emphasis is placed on practical attainment. The MBA program is globally recognized and highly ranked by the Financial Times. The Executive Business Administration program is a part-time program for working professionals.

Aston University

Aston University offers 5 MBA programs. These are namely, Executive MBA 2021, MBA (full-time), MBA Healthcare Management, MBA Management of Manufacturing, and the Aston Online MBA. Catered to working professionals as well as those looking to enhance their skillsets. These MBA programs are holistic. Even those in the realm of healthcare and manufacturing who seek to enhance their business acumen can do so at Aston University.

If you seek to make an application and these or other UK universities, get in touch with leading study in UK consultants, Edwise.


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