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University of Wolverhampton

Business Administration (International Development)

This course enables entry onto the MBA (International Development) if you did not gain a first or second class honours at degree level (or equivalent). It will add to your existing skills and knowledge providing you with enhanced understanding and abilities which will prepare you for Masters courses, whilst also providing English support if you need help in this area

The MBA (International Development) is a unique and ideal choice for anyone seeking to develop a career in managing business, leading programmes or projects in an international development context, or a combination of these two.

You will also expand your critical knowledge and strategic understanding of the current changes in both the business and geopolitical environment, and apply your learning to successfully lead resilient businesses with awareness of own impact locally and globally, and practical plan for effecting positive change through corporate social responsibility.

Entry requirements

MBA: Any undergraduate degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a professional qualification and/or experience considered to be equivalent to the above; a reference from a tutor who has supervised the applicant's undergraduate studies and/or employer; applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6 with minimum 5.5 in all 4 skills, or equivalent qualification. Students may apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning. Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above. In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant's ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.

Course modules

Masters Learning; Managing Financial Performance; Contemporary Issues in International Development; Leadership and Human Resource Practice in Organisation; Project and Programme Management for International Development; Marketing Management; Strategic Management; Independent Business Analysis Project.

Assessment methods

Independent Business Analysis Project.


The fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact 01902 321150 for further information.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MBA Full-time 12 Months
MBA Part-time 2 Years
MBA Full-time January 2020 11,334 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MBA Full-time September 2019 14,445 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MBA Full-time September 2019 11,334 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
MBA Full-time January 2020 14,445 (Year 1) International 1 Years

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