The AMBA-accredited Queen’s MBA brings together the academic excellence of one of the UK’s leading research universities, with the innovative spirit of Belfast. The program is aimed at professionals looking to take the next step in transforming their careers.
The MBA challenges you to develop as a leader with the adaptive skills and lateral, entrepreneurial thinking you need to shape your future. Progressing through the program you integrate core management concepts including strategy, marketing, operations, corporate finance, and accounting, whilst the programme also offers you the chance to deepen your knowledge in the emerging areas of business analytics and social innovation. Through a year-long leadership development module, you will develop the insight and self-awareness required for effective leadership in a global context.
The Queen’s MBA is now AMBA accredited, making it only 1 of 292 business schools globally to hold this prestigious award. AMBA accreditation denotes the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education. The School is also EQUIS accredited, indicating the high standard of business education that our students will receive.
Queen's Management School is pleased to announce a number of MBA scholarships for Home/EU and International Postgraduate students commencing their studies in September 2022. We have £30,000 worth of scholarships available (three at £5,000, four at £2,500 and five at £1,000). Eligibility restrictions apply, you must accept an MBA Scholarship offer by 30 June 2022.
Master of Business Administration Highlights
An international study tour is integrated into the program and linked to the Social Innovation and Business Planning, and Business Analytics elective modules. Students will be assessed on the study tour learning as part of the assessments within their chosen elective. Company visits and other activities give immersion in different working cultures and business environments, whilst gaining insights into global business trends.
The most recent tour to San Francisco, one of the most dynamic and innovative business hubs in the world, saw students visit leading firms including, Netflix, Cloudera, Shell, Oracle, Kiva and Walmart, allowing them to network with executives and entrepreneurs to understand how these sectors are developing.
Real-world consultancy project option. Students can choose a dissertation project tailored to their interests. Students spend four months working with the client organisation to deliver effective solutions. Full training and academic supervision are provided.
Consulting Challenge: As part of a team students work with partners from industry to solve practical business challenges incorporating ideas from class, preparing an Executive Board presentation at the end.
MBA graduates are eligible for exemptions towards the CIMA Professional Qualification and CGMA status.
Integrated career development: One-on-one coaching, Personal CV analysis and career advice and interview skills training.
Leadership Skills: A year-long programme features training in personal development, participation in high-performing teams, presentation skills, communications and networking strategies. Individual training and coaching help students identify and work on Personal Development challenges.
William J. Clinton Leadership Institute: Our team at Riddel Hall, Belfast brings world-class facilities, leading academics and industry experts together to deliver a high-end portfolio of executive education and leadership programmes.
We give students opportunities to develop their careers and enhance their network through regular networking events with classmates, academics and industry leaders.
Our Distinguished Leadership Programme offers leadership insights from visiting guest speakers – all leaders in their field from the public, private and non-profit sectors. Students are also invited to attend Catalyst Inc meetings and automatic membership of the MBA Association of Ireland grants access to a range of additional networking opportunities, events and inter-university competitions.
Our active Alumni network also hosts regular events offering students the opportunity to network with inspiring past graduates.
Our MBA takes place in the beautiful setting of Riddel Hall which features excellent facilities.
A world-class environment: Belfast and her surroundings boast many cultural and sightseeing gems, offering an easy base for exploring Ireland and the UK.
A recognized degree from a top UK university: Dubbed Ireland’s Oxbridge, Queen’s is the UK’s 9th oldest university and forms part of the elite Russell Group – the UK’s Ivy League.
Integrated teaching: The MBA offers an innovative teaching style in line with international best practices. Rather than stand-alone modules, the programme progresses through a series of developmental ‘mindsets’, in which academic topics are integrated through experiential learning.
Students choose a path through the programme that allows them to gain strong generalist knowledge of core areas including Strategy, Leadership, Finance, Accounting, Marketing and Operations Management, plus a targeted and practical specialism in their chosen area of expertise: Business Analytics, or Business Planning and Social Innovation.