The University of Cumbria has roots extending back to the Society for the Encouragement of Fine Arts established in 1822. It was created formally on 1st August 2007 from an amalgamation of St Martin’s College, Cumbria Institute of the Arts, and the Cumbria campuses of the University of Central Lancashire.
The University has campuses in Carlisle, Ambleside, and Lancaster and a specialist centre in London. The University also has strong links and a close working partnership with the four FE (Further Education) Colleges in Cumbria (Lakes Colleges, Furness College, Carlisle College, and Kendal College) to Facilitate the delivery of Higher Education across the county.
The MBA is the prime management qualification for managers. Designed for your success, the MBA creates distinctive managers with a comprehensive knowledge of the latest business practices. This MBA gives you a great overview of the business world and enhances your knowledge and skills further. It provides a much deeper understanding of the business environment and helps you to become able managers.
Minimum 12 months, maximum 5 years.
Mostly online via Online Campus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration, plus a one-week compulsory residency. The residency is held in the United Kingdom and organised by the University of Cumbria.
The number of places per term is strictly limited to 90.
In the Guardian University Guide for Business and Management Studies (2012), the University of Cumbria is ranked in the top three higher-education institutions in the North West of England.
Four terms per year (winter, spring, summer and autumn).
Online Master of Business Administration
We welcome applications from students who may not meet the formal entry criteria but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.
The formal entry requirements are:
Examples of equivalence are:
Applications will be considered from candidates who do not meet the formal entry requirements but who can demonstrate by an interview the commitment to complete the programme successfully.
10,000 CHF (Swiss Francs). This fee includes library access, OnlineCampus access, graduation fees, and University matriculation fees. Fees are payable in interest-free installments, however, the programme is not eligible for UK Postgraduate Loans for Master’s Study. The fees are for the entire programme and include all the courses as well as supervision for the final dissertation. Residency costs, such as airfare and accommodation, plus a 2,000 CHF (Swiss Francs) tuition fee for the residency, and some of the textbooks that you will need for the course are not included in these fees.