MBA Programmes

We offer twelve month intensive full-time programmes as well as part-time MBA programmes studied over two and a half to six years, delivered over two consecutive long weekends per module.

Full-time MBA programmes

International Business

Choosing our MBA in International Business will develop your ability to perform at the highest level in international business. We will place you on four distinctive and challenging enterprise projects, where you will work closely with businesses in the UK and worldwide to improve your global awareness. 

Global Banking and Finance

The Global Banking and Finance MBA is designed for professionals who aspire to a career in global banking and finance. It will guide you through management and technical skills, and develop you into a broadly knowledgeable professional, capable of performing at the top of the international banking and finance industry.

Executive MBA programmes

Executive MBA

The Executive MBA programme is targeted at experienced managers across a range of industries and sectors who want to boost their career prospects and enhance their thinking about management practice. The part-time delivery mode is designed to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of busy professionals juggling career and other commitments with study. 

Overseas MBA programmes

The Birmingham MBA in Singapore

We are proud to have been running this programme continuously in Singapore for eighteen years. We use fundamentally the same syllabus as the corresponding Birmingham programme and the same team of University of Birmingham academic staff. We are also aware of the need for some customisation and use more Asian cases and institutional material than in the home programme. 

Online MBA programmes

The Online MBA

The online MBA from Birmingham Business School is designed for enterprising business professionals with at least three years of experience who are ready to enhance their practical knowledge for the next step in their careers.

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

This programme provides a thorough grounding in functional issues in management and is a qualification in its own right. It also empowers those who seek to gain entry to our MSc and MBA programmes.

Why study The Birmingham MBA?

  • Accredited Business School
    We are accredited by AMBA,EQUIS and AACSB and recognised across the world for outstanding learning.
  • Dedicated admissions advisers
    The Birmingham MBA team are available to advise on all aspects of your MBA study including help with visas, accommodation and choosing the right MBA.
  • Practical learning in diverse multinational student groups
    Our MBA programmes will help you to develop the skills to work anywhere in the world. Our students come from across the world and bring a deep variety of industries and experience.
  • MBA Alumni Ambassadors
    A network of Business School graduates developed to enable prospective and current MBA students to connect directly with recent graduates from our MBA programmes.
  • Campus accommodation guarantee scheme
    For international students looking to study at Birmingham.
  • International study opportunities
    Through offshore and joint programmes or exchanges, allowing you to expand your global experience.
  • Distinguished Leaders Series
    To further enhance your Birmingham MBA experience, we have regular guest speakers visit the campus, many of whom are University of Birmingham Alumni.
  • Developing global business leaders and entrepreneurs
    Our mission at Birmingham Business School is to be a research-led, multi-disciplinary, international business school developing a new generation of global business leaders and entrepreneurs.

Student profiles

Hearing from current and past students themselves is a great way to find out about studying The Birmingham MBA. Below is the latest MBA student profile but you can view more by visiting our full listings of student profiles.

MBA student Ronnie Versher speaks of his experience on the programme
To further enhance your MBA experience, we have regular high profile leaders from a range of industries across the world come and speak on campus as part of our Distinguished Leaders Series.
We regularly host high profile leaders from a range of industries across the world as part of our Distinguished Leaders Series.