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Master of Business Administration MBA

Accredited by the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, AACSB, the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Consulting

The Sheffield MBA blends world-class research with hands-on experience. You can study full-time or part-time.

Throughout the course, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to real-world scenarios and will receive insight from organisations via field trips or guest lectures.

The course is based on three big challenges: leadership, entrepreneurship and consultancy. We’ll encourage you to think and act creatively so you’ll learn the skills every strong leader needs.

Extraordinary opportunities

Act as a consultant to a real company
Work on an extended project with an organisation
Spend summer at a leading university overseas

When you take your MBA at Sheffield you’re setting your sights on an extraordinary career. You’re refusing to settle for second best. As you move from one achievement to the next, we’ll be there every step of the way to offer support and guidance. One year with us and you won‘t just exceed employers’ expectations – you’ll surprise yourself.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent. We require five years’ work experience with some managerial experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Course modules

  • Management Consultancy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Managing Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations Management
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Essentials of Marketing Practice
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Management Inquiry
  • Project Dissertation

Examples of optional modules

One of the following:

  • Experiencing Enterprise
  • New Venture Planning.

Two of the following:

  • Leadership for Organisational Performance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk and Crisis Management

Assessment methods

Formal examinations, individual and group assignments and presentations, project report.


If you're studying part-time or for an alternative qualification then the fee could be different. Contact the department to check.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MBA Full-time £ 21,250 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MBA Full time £ 21,250 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MBA Part-time Home/EU 2 Years
MBA Part-time International 2 Years

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