Master of Business Administration (MBA)

General

Program Description

The Lincoln International Business School MBA is designed to provide you with a creative and collaborative learning experience, built around our key values of ethical, sustainable and responsible management. Our MBA is tailored to enhance your professional and personal leadership development using technical, analytical and soft skills, which are fundamental to succeeding in today’s business environment.

Our MBA follows the UN PRME initiative, engaging with global challenges with passion, enthusiasm, and perseverance through our active research network.

Highlights of the Lincoln International Business School MBA include:

  • Personalised Leadership Development Activities
  • Executive Career Coaching
  • Live Consultancy Projects
  • Intensive Negotiation Training
  • Work Placement Opportunity
  • Membership of LIBS Connect, for Business Networking

With your career goals in mind, we offer you guidance and coaching to help you position yourself through a personalized leadership plan, enabling you to trust your judgment and be a strong leader in a complex global environment. We aim to nurture strong and lasting relationships which can provide you with a sense of belonging within our community and one from which expands your personal network and prospects.

How You Study

The Lincoln International Business School MBA comprises a core and elective modules which aim to connect classroom learning with real organizations. The core modules are designed to build the skills every global manager needs, whilst the elective modules and your dissertation provide you with an opportunity to specialize.

Lectures and seminars offer an opportunity to engage and discuss the fundamentals of global business and leadership through workshops and group tutorials. There is flexibility in the scheduling of our timetable that allows class activities, as well as group and independent study.

The project module is designed to provide an excellent introduction to consultancy. You can engage with a client to conduct a piece of research, relevant to their situation and desires. Students have previously lead Live Consultancy Projects with a number of high profile organizations such as Siemens, British Steel, Dynex and the YMCA.

The Lincoln International Business School MBA includes leadership development activities as well as negotiation workshops as part of the modules offered in blocks. Through your membership with LIBS Connect, you will be able to attend guest lectures from industry speakers and leaders. Previous guest speakers have included University Chancellor Lord Adebowale CBE, BBC Trustee and Non-Executive Director Suzanna Taverne, and the Chief Executive of Siemens pcl Juergen Maier.

MBA study involves a significant proportion of independent study, exploring the material covered in lectures and seminars. As a general guide, for every hour in-class students are expected to spend two-three hours in an independent study. Taught modules normally have 36 contact hours (lectures, seminars, and workshops) per term.

Features

Highlights of the Lincoln International Business School MBA include:

  • Personalised Leadership Development Activities
  • Executive Career Coaching
  • Live Consultancy Projects
  • Intensive Negotiation Training
  • Work Placement Opportunity
  • Membership of LIBS Connect, for Business Networking

Entry Requirements 2018-19

A minimum 2:2 honours degree and work experience. It is normally expected that students will have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience.

Graduates with less than two years of relevant experience are required to submit a 300-500 word statement of purpose to support their application.

Evidence in your statement should include:

  • Part-time work
  • Volunteer activities
  • Student leadership roles during university (e.g. clubs and organizations)
  • Experience of leading or working within an organization

In addition, students whose first language is not English are required to have an English Language qualification of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

Last updated November 2019

About the School

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities.

Since being opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1996, the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million in its buildings and facilities. Read less