Executive MBA

About you 

You’re at executive level and ready to take your leadership or entrepreneurship to the next stage, without stepping out of work. You embrace challenges, demonstrate creative thinking and inspire change, in others and themselves. You should know your strengths and weaknesses, and be capable of, or have the potential to enthuse and encourage others. You will be inquisitive, thoughtful and decisive.

Entry requirements

  • Experience - You'll need at least four years' management experience and our applicants typically have ten years' professional experience. You'll be able to evidence consistent progression including increased leadership, people management, budgetary and/or project management responsibilities.
  • Academic record - You have an upper second class honours at undergraduate level from a UK university or the equivalent from an overseas university. However, we also welcome applications from candidates who do not have the academic qualifications but are exceptional, with a proven ability to achieve.

Educated in the English language?

All of our programmes are delivered in English so, if English is not your first language, you have not graduated from an English speaking university or worked in an English speaking environment for at least two years you must demonstrate a minimum overall standard in the following recognised tests of English.  The certificate will be required as evidence. 

English Language Requirements

IELTS (Academic)

All four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5.

190 overall

2 x 170, 2 x 190.

190 overall

2 x 170, 2 x 190.

PTE Academic

With 51+ in every section.

Overall score 100

Minimum language component scores: Reading 22, Listening 21, Speaking 23, Writing 21

Trinity ISE III
Merit, Merit, Pass, Pass

In four components.

Trinity ISE IV
Pass, Pass, Pass, Pass

In four components.

For full details of the all English Language tests and requirements please visit see the University’s page for English language requirements.


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