Last updated: 2022-12-31
The Bristol Business School at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is a public research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom. The school offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The UWE Bristol MBA program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in business principles, with a focus on leadership, innovation, and global perspective. The program is available in full-time and part-time formats, with a duration of 12 months for full-time students and 24 months for part-time students.
Admissions requirements for the UWE Bristol MBA program include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, a minimum of three years of professional experience, and satisfactory scores on the GMAT or GRE. International students may be required to demonstrate English proficiency through TOEFL or IELTS scores. The MBA program typically begins in the fall, with classes held on the UWE Bristol campus in Bristol.
The UWE Bristol MBA program is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The program is taught in English and features a diverse student body, with students coming from a variety of countries and backgrounds. The faculty at the Bristol Business School is made up of experienced professionals and scholars who are dedicated to providing a high-quality education to their students. UWE Bristol is committed to the success of its students, and offers a range of support services to help MBA students succeed in their studies. Alumni of the UWE Bristol MBA program have gone on to hold leadership positions in a variety of industries.
The Bristol UWE’s MBA prepares managers for the changing demands of the global market and the increasing challenges of contemporary business. You will gain practical insight into the key issues facing organisations today, and has been restructured from the ground up to incorporate and investigate key methodologies relevant to the real world.
We’ll encourage you to think about business in a responsible way, creating sustainable value for business and society at large, and contributing to a healthy economy.
An MBA helps you towards better prospects, salaries, and ultimately, further fulfillment in business. Our MBA is rooted in the real world of business and has been carefully designed to give you a practical insight into the key issues facing organisations today in all parts of the world.
This course can have a profound impact on your career, helping you exceed your potential, and prepare you for the challenges ahead. Our well-established international links help transform Bristol MBA students into effective business leaders with a global outlook.
People choose to study for an MBA for different reasons and with different outcomes in mind. Our course is vocationally focused, allowing you to tailor your studies to develop areas of knowledge relevant to your career plan, meet your particular goals, and shape your business future.
Whatever you want to get out of the course, it’s going to be demanding and challenging – dedication, energy and enthusiasm are a prerequisite.
You will need:
- an honours degree of 2.2 or above; or
- three years’ work experience relevant to the MBA course content.
If you do not have an honours degree, professional qualifications combined with managerial experience may be sufficient, so please give full details in your application.
Your application should include detailed responses to the questions listed below:
- Why have you decided to undertake an MBA at this point in your career? (150 words maximum).
- Why have you chosen to study an MBA at Bristol UWE? (150 words maximum).
- What knowledge, personal qualities and skills would you bring to this course? (150 words maximum).
- What do you intend to do after you have completed this course? (150 words maximum).
- Please describe your past experience within organisations, including paid work, voluntary work, family business, entrepreneur projects, etc. In particular, please focus on projects where you have collaborated with other people or institutions or organisations (300 words maximum).
English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language, you will be required to meet the Home Office and UWE’s minimum English Language requirements, such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components