Frequently Asked Questions about our Online MBA

Is an Online MBA worth it?

An Online MBA is both an investment and a challenge. The value of an online MBA vs campus MBA is hard to fully quantify. Research by GMAC (2018) suggests that 79% of MBA alumni thought their degree was personally, professionally and financially rewarding. The findings did not find many differences between the modality of studies.

What support will I have while studying the Online MBA?

You will learn from leading academics and industry figures, have access to community boards and instant messaging services, regular live discussions and support from a dedicated Student Services Coordinator – all to help guide you through your student journey.

There is also access to 24/7 technical support, should you have any issues in accessing the virtual learning environment.

Find out more about your support team.

Where can I study an Online MBA?

The fully online nature of this MBA means you don’t need to ever visit Birmingham to study. Providing that you have an internet connection and a suitable computer, you can complete the course from nearly anywhere in the world. That said, as a University of Birmingham student, you will have full access to the campus, should you ever find yourself nearby.

Find out more about technology requirements for online students.

Why study an MBA online?

Studying online allows you to further your career without having to take a break from working. If you’re already working full-time and are in a senior position, you’ll have the chance to apply what you learn almost immediately, adding to the value that an online MBA brings.

Studying this way also allows you to obtain your qualification from a highly respected university without needing to relocate or travel.

Find out more about the online student experience.