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Full time MBA | Brunel Business School

The full time Brunel MBA is a one-year intensive course providing you with a qualification that signifies dedication to continued development in your profession.

This course is ideal if you want to complete your MBA in a short time, which may be useful if you are an international candidate. Brunel MBA students represent huge diversity in the variety of industries, professions, cultures, and countries that they come from and this is one of the key strengths of our programme. The people you meet on your MBA make up a valuable network of business contacts and friends for life.

The international quality benchmark statement for the MBA says that that it represents a "practice development master’s degree". Hence The Brunel MBA is a post-experience MBA, which means that all participants are required to have significant work experience, including at least three years’ experience at managerial or professional level before joining the course.

The average age of the current MBA intake is 34 and participants have an average of seven years' professional work experience.

The class sizes are between 25 - 35 students, allowing for an excellent learning atmosphere and individual attention.

There are two intakes per year, one in January and one in September. The course is made up of three terms: Winter, Spring and Summer. Exams are in May and a dissertation period concludes the programme, leaving you ready to re-enter the business world with new skills and confidence.

How your course is structured

Core modules

Corporate and Business Finance
Strategic Marketing Management
Leading People & Managing Organisations
Corporate and Competitive Strategy
Operations Management
International Business
Business Economics 

Elective modules

Depending on your course, you will choose one or two from:

Information Systems in Organisations
Managing for the Future
Healthcare Policy
Managing Service Operations and Change in Healthcare
Airport Operations Management
Airline Management
Economics and Ethics

Business project

To complete your MBA, you will be required to undertake an in-depth study of a business or management issue of particular interest to you. This will allow you to conduct extensive research, analyse your findings and reach your own conclusions.

Before you embark on your project, we'll support you with comprehensive guidance. We'll then make sure that you have everything you need from first draft through to completed 12,000 word report. 

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Programme structure for full-time MBA starting in September

Programme structure for full-time MBA starting in January


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