Northumbria University

Business Administration

The programme provides the managerial and leadership capabilities, to assist or direct organisation to become more effective and efficient in a rapidly changing, complex and knowledge based economy. The programme covers reflective practice and experiential learning. Students engage with principles and theories of business, management and organisation, which provide frameworks for reviewing, reflecting, analysing and critiquing existing individual and organisational practices. Students also develop new knowledge and skills, which enable enhanced and more appropriate practices to be encouraged. The outcome of this process is a critical appreciation, in order to build strategic capabilities and to understand contemporary management and organisational issues in a context of change.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent academic or professional qualification with at least three years of work experience.

International qualifications

If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit

English Language requirements

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit

Course modules

Modules include: business research analysis; human resource management and development; leaders and their context; marketing management: a relationship approach; financial management; operations management and organisational improvement; contemporary aspects of international management practice; strategy and change in a global environment; entrepreneurship theory and practice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MBA Full-time September 2018 1 1 Years
MBA Part-time September 2018 2 2 Years

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