University of Bolton Executive MBA

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University of Bolton Executive MBA

The Executive MBA is a part-time programme for business professionals preparing to become senior managers. Its focus is on the development of knowledge and understanding of strategic management issues in order to reflect on and improve business and management practice. The programme is designed to dovetail with the demands of a full-time job.

About the course

No matter what part of industry or commerce you work in, the Executive MBA course will assist you in gaining a critical understanding of the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations and equip you with the analytical and critical faculties to identify potential solutions. These qualities are sought by prestigious employers.

This part-time three-year course runs on one evening a week from 6pm-9pm. Learning is supported via interactive in-class sessions and independent study.

The learning and teaching strategy for each individual module is detailed in the module guides that you will receive at the beginning of each semester.

Entry requirements Applicants should have both of the following: significant work experience in a business or management capacity; and a UK honours degree/postgraduate degree (or equivalent).

If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme.

Applicants who have substantial management experience may be accepted without a degree qualification, subject to an interview with the course leader in person or by telephone.

All application forms need to be accompanied by a reflective overview of the managerial responsibilities undertaken to date.

A letter of reference on headed paper from the current/most recent employer should also be provided clearly showing length of employment and a breakdown of roles and responsibilities.

Fees, funding and finance information

Home/EU Fees

Home/EU students starting this course in the first year will be required to pay a Home fee of £2,850 for the academic year 2016/17

Home/EU students starting this course in the first year will be required to pay a Home fee of £2,850 for the academic year 2017/18

International Fees

No fee information is currently available for international students, please contact Student Data Management on 01204 903059 or for more information.

How to Apply

You can now apply for many of our courses using our online application process. To see if you can apply online or for more information as to how to proceed with your application click on one of the links below.

Contact Us

For an informal discussion and further details about the course please contact:

Dr Peter Moran (Programme Leader)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903056

For further information and details of how to apply please contact:

Enquiry Team (University of Bolton)
Tel: +44 (0)1204 903903