Staffordshire University

Business Administration

The Staffordshire MBA is designed for ambitious individuals who want to excel and fulfil their true potential in private, public or the third sector. The programme is built on a unique design based on the core competencies which organisational leaders, senior managers and entrepreneurs depend upon: Strategic Agility, Organisational Agility, Customer Focus, Drive for Results, and Career Ambition. Our MBA is delivered by an excellent team of academics and practitioners who have been selected because of their relevant industry experience and research expertise in order to add direct value to the delivery of their modules. This team will facilitate the MBA candidates' journey through our problem and practice-based approach, where theory will directly inform practice.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 or above and at least one year industry experience. For non-native English speakers, IELTS 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 in all categories (Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening) is required.

Course modules

Full-time Module overview

Teaching block 1:
• Managing People and Organisations (15 credits)
• Strategic Marketing
Management (15 credits)
• Risk Management (15 credits)
• Performing in Organisations (15 credits)
Teaching block 2:
• Leadership and Strategic Management (15 credits)
• Option (15 credits)
• Option (15 credits)
• Option (15 credits)
List of options:
• Applied Psychology in Business
• Business Law
• Change Leadership
• Contemporary Challenges in Human Resource Management
• Cross Cultural and International Human Resource Management
• Entrepreneurship
• Financial Concepts and Practice
• International Business
• Operations/Supply Chain Management
• Marketing Innovations
• Project Management

Assessment methods

Project (60 credits) Focusing on an actual organisational challenge with a focus on identifying solutions supported by secondary and primary research findings.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MBA Full-time January 2019 1 1 Years
MBA Part-time September 2018 3 3 Years
MBA Full-time September 2018 1 1 Years

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