MBA, Master of Business Administration

The Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an internationally recognised Master's degree in business administration and management.The MBA aims to develop the business leaders of the future. It approaches responsible leadership thematically from the starting points of creativity, practicality and social resourcefulness, and focuses strongly on the personal development of participants, including their career management.

The MBA focuses on the integrative disciplines of business strategy and the management of change, leading to a real-world consultancy project and an individual business research project. The Greenwich MBA can be tailored to four specialist sectors: Financial Services (including banking and insurance); Public Services (including health, local government and emergency services); Social Enterprise; and Maritime. On successful completion of the programme, you will graduate with one of the following: Executive Master of Business Administration; Executive Master of Business Administration (Financial Services); Executive Master of Business Administration (Public Services); Executive Master of Business Administration (Social Enterprise); Executive Master of Business Administration (Maritime Management).

The MBA includes executive coaching, which helps students to understand their value in the marketplace and develop plans that will make the very best of their career potential.

Our part-time by supported open learning programme is primarily aimed at individuals who are working full-time and need to balance study with work and home commitments. It employs supported open learning, a flexible learning model which uses a mixture of different methods of study. It is open to home students (UK and EU), who are required to study approximately 12 hours a week over slightly under three years. The full-time mode of study is open to Home, EU and International students and is completed at the Greenwich Campus over a 12 month period. Home students wishing to undertake study leading to PGDip Management (previously called a DMS) should apply for the Executive MBA (by supported open learning) and request an exit award after 120 credits.


Business Context and International Business Environment (MBA) (10 credits)

Strategy and Transformation (MBA) (20 credits)

Managing the Value Chain (MBA) (20 credits)

Leadership, Personal Development and Career Management (MBA) (15 credits)

Integrative Strategic Workshops and Simulations (MBA) (15 credits)

Business Research Project (MBA) (30 credits)

Two Years Accredited Work Experience

Business English for Academic Purposes - Level 4

Financial Management (MBA) (15 credits)

Human Resource and Information Management (MBA) (15 credits)

Foundations of Scholarship and Research Methods (15 credits)

Business Analysis (MBA) (10 credits)

Students are required to choose 15 credits from this list of options.

Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA) (15 credits)

Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Financial Services Sector) (15 credits)

Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Public Services Sector) (15 credits)

Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (MBA: Maritime Sector) (15 credits)

Creative Problem Solving and Consultancy Project (Hospitality) (15 credit

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

A good relevant first degree from a recognised university. PLUS a minimum of two years’ business experience. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or an equivalent rating in another language testing system. Alternatively, students can enter via the University of Greenwich International Pre-Masters' Programme. Exceptionally, candidates with less than the required entry criteria may be considered subject to an interview and assessment.


Students are assessed through coursework, development portfolios, examinations, a consulting report and a management research project.

Professional Recognition

This programme provides associate membership of the Chartered Management Institute.

Career options

Graduates may pursue progression in all areas of management. Employers of our graduates include Alcatel, Banco Santander, BT, Ernst & Young, MKB and Raytheon.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated February 11, 2019
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