Executive MBA Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship

Course fact file

Course type

Postgraduate, taught

Duration

2.5 - 4.5 years part time

Fees and funding

The Degree Apprenticeship will be paid for through your employer, there will be no costs incurred by you.

Start date

November 2020

Study options

Postgraduate part-time

Modular delivery over long weekends (Friday to Monday) limits the impact of study on your work commitments, enabling the flexibility to agree time back in lieu with your employer.

Contact Details

For all enquiries relating to this programme please contact our Degree Apprenticeship team at:

Tel: +44 (0)121 414 4271
Mob: 
+44 (0)7976230204
Email:
 degreeapps@contacts.bham.ac.uk


Our Level 7 Senior Leader Masters level Degree Apprenticeship represents a new and exciting opportunity to gain a prestigious MBA, supported by employers and funded by the Apprenticeship Levy.

The Birmingham MBA experience

You will benefit from a flexible MBA apprenticeship, designed to fit around working commitments, which is recognised by a leading industry body and underpinned by a rigorous MBA programme.

The Birmingham programme is designed for leaders with global ambitions. Projects are aligned to the sponsor organisation so that you are able to directly put into practice what they have been taught – bringing immediate benefits to both learners and employers.

Why study this course?

  • Enrolment with our regular Executive MBA cohort enabling engagement with those from a variety of backgrounds
  • Fully levy-funding compliant with advice and guidance from our Degree Apprenticeships team
  • Birmingham Business School holds triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
  • The University of Birmingham was named University of the Year for Graduate Employment in 2016 by both The Times and The Sunday Times and currently ranks at 5th in the UK for Graduate Prospects by The Complete University Guide (2018)
  • Birmingham Business School’s MBA portfolio ranked in the top 15 MBAs in the UK (2017) by the Economist.
  • A bespoke online system is used to assist students and their line managers to track programme participation and progress and to develop the end point assessment portfolio of evidence

Modules and teaching

You are required to choose 6 of the following options to achieve a total of 60 credits. 

In addition to undertaking 12 taught modules, you will produce a Work Based Project Dissertation; a bespoke piece of work-based research that will benefit your organisation, and will compile an e-portfolio of work-based evidence.

Upon successful completion of the work-based project, you will undertake an independent End Point Assessment which will consist of a project showcase of your work-based project and a professional discussion based on your e-portfolio, after which you will be awarded your Executive MBA Senior Leader Apprenticeship.

Fees and funding

The Degree Apprenticeship will be paid for through your employer, there will be no costs incurred by you.

Entry requirements

In order to be accepted onto the Executive MBA, you must possess:

  • A good Honours degree (or equivalent), or equivalent professional qualification
  • Five years work experience with evidence of extensive managerial experience or professional responsibility. Three years exceptional work experience meeting this criteria will also be considered
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band); TOEFL IBT 88 (21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing); Pearson Academic Test of English 59 (in all four skills)

How to apply

For all enquiries relating to this programme please contact our Degree Apprenticeships Manager:

Email: degreeapps@contacts.bham.ac.uk