University of Sheffield MBA

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University of Sheffield MBA

University of Sheffield MBA

Accredited by the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, AACSB, the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Consulting

The Sheffield MBA blends world-class research with hands-on experience. You can study full-time or part-time.

Throughout the course, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to real-world scenarios and will receive insight from organisations via field trips or guest lectures.

The course is based on three big challenges: leadership, entrepreneurship and consultancy. We’ll encourage you to think and act creatively so you’ll learn the skills every strong leader needs.

Extraordinary opportunities

  • Act as a consultant to a real company
  • Work on an extended project with an organisation
  • Spend summer at a leading university overseas

When you take your MBA at Sheffield you’re setting your sights on an extraordinary career. You’re refusing to settle for second best. As you move from one achievement to the next, we’ll be there every step of the way to offer support and guidance. One year with us and you won‘t just exceed employers’ expectations – you’ll surprise yourself.

Management School postgraduatesCore modules

  • Management Consultancy
  • Managerial Economics
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Managing Organisational Behaviour
  • Operations Management
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Essentials of Marketing Practice
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management Accounting
  • Management Inquiry
  • Project Dissertation

Examples of optional modules

One of the following:

  • Experiencing Enterprise
  • New Venture Planning.

Two of the following:

  • Leadership for Organisational Performance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk and Crisis Management


Three-hour teaching periods with lectures, seminars and guest speakers. Industrial visits and projects.


Formal examinations, individual and group assignments and presentations, project report

Course duration

    • 1 year full-time
    • 2 years part-time

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent. We require five years’ work experience with some managerial experience.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

Entry requirements for international students