The University of Aberdeen Business School is located in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. The school offers a range of MBA programs, including a Full-time MBA, Online MBA, Executive MBA, and Global MBA.
The Full-time MBA program is a one-year, full-time program with a tuition fee of £24,000 for UK/EU students and £28,500 for international students. The program has a strong focus on leadership development and offers students the opportunity to engage in consulting projects with local businesses.
The Online MBA program is a part-time program designed for working professionals who want to enhance their career prospects without interrupting their work. The program takes two years to complete and has a tuition fee of £18,000.
The Executive MBA program is a part-time program designed for experienced professionals who want to enhance their leadership skills and develop their strategic thinking. The program takes two years to complete and has a tuition fee of £26,500.
The Global MBA program is a part-time program that combines online learning with two residential weeks in Aberdeen and Dubai. The program takes two years to complete and has a tuition fee of £20,000.
Admission requirements for the MBA programs vary, but generally include a minimum of 2-3 years of work experience and a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. The GMAT is not required, but may be considered for applicants who want to strengthen their application.
The student body at the University of Aberdeen Business School is diverse, with students from over 40 countries. The average age of students in the Full-time MBA program is 29 years, and the average work experience is 5 years.
The University of Aberdeen Business School is consistently ranked among the top business schools in the UK. In the 2021 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings, the school was ranked 92nd in the world, and 12th in the UK.
The University of Aberdeen is accredited by AACSB International and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
The language of instruction at the University of Aberdeen Business School is English. The faculty consists of experienced academics and industry professionals.
Tuition fees for the MBA programs at the University of Aberdeen Business School range from £18,000 to £28,500, depending on the program. The curriculum focuses on developing leadership and strategic thinking skills, as well as providing practical business knowledge and experience.
The school has a strong alumni network, with graduates working in a variety of industries and sectors. According to the 2021 Financial Times Global MBA Rankings, graduates from the Full-time MBA program at the University of Aberdeen Business School have an average salary of $73,369 three years after graduation.
About Aberdeen MBA
The University of Aberdeen MBA (Global) is focused on the real needs of business and will provide you with an opportunity to develop your understanding of the key knowledge and skills required to succeed in today’s challenging business world
The MBA (Global) offers the best of both worlds – study online, part-time, wherever you are or combine this with periods of study at the University or locally.
This programme is studied fully online.
This highly successful programme from one of the UK’s top ranked universities enables you to develop your understanding of the key elements in today’s ever changing business world.
The MBA (Global) provides the opportunity to study the Aberdeen MBA wherever you are, at times which suit you. The programme is delivered via a world class online learning environment that offers levels of support and interaction unmatched by any other business school. There are no mandatory attendance requirements, with opportunities to take part in face-to-face learning activities.
The University of Aberdeen MBA (Global) is designed to help you to change the way the world does business. What does this mean?
- A programme which includes traditional business practice, but challenges students to think beyond established models to drive real change
- A programme which recognises the growing impact of digital technologies on global business, and embeds that in the learning experience
- A programme which enables its students to build their digital footprint, and integrate their work and learning
- A programme where you will study in diverse cohorts of students from different backgrounds, cultures; of different ages and within varying levels of experience
Key Programme Information
AT A GLANCE
- LEARNING MODE
- Online Learning
- DEGREE QUALIFICATION
- 24 months
- STUDY MODE
- Part Time
- START MONTH
- October, January, March or JulY
What You’ll Study
This two year programme runs in January, March, July and October. The MBA (Global) allows you to develop skills in all areas of business from leadership through project management and marketing to strategy development. The programme is split into four blocks, each covering a different aspect of leading and building successful organisations. In the final block, you will have the opportunity to personalise your MBA, choosing from one of three pathways: Consultancy, Entrepreneurship or Enterprise.
We will endeavour to make all course options available; however, these may be subject to change. Further information about potential changes can be viewed here.
How You’ll Study
The MBA (Global) can be studied entirely online.
Our learning materials have been specially designed for the modern business professional. Their contemporary style and intuitive functionality enables you to engage with your studies whenever and wherever you choose. Activities include investigating case studies, creating innovative business proposals, and completing reflective exercises, which will enable you to gain in-depth knowledge of best business practice in a global business environment.
You will also use a range of industry standard technology, as well as take part in exciting team building simulations. By working collaboratively, you will emerge from the programme with a broad understanding of all areas of business from culturally diverse perspectives.
Ultimately, our learning materials will provide you with the opportunity to develop as a business professional; equipped and confidently able to address the challenges of contemporary business worldwide.
While studying online you will be fully supported by tutors and out student support service. Your tutors will be available to provide feedback, offer unlimited, one-to-one guidance and to discuss topics in greater depth.
Why Study MBA (Global)?
The University of Aberdeen MBA (Global) gives you:
- An internationally recognised MBA delivered by a reputable university.
- The MBA (Global) is delivered in online delivery partnership with The Interactive Design Institute (IDI)
- High quality teaching staff in a Business School and University with an excellent academic reputation.
- Teaching informed by close links with business and industry
- Specialist subject knowledge of the core areas of business, for example marketing, operations, finance and human resource management
- The interpersonal skills required to lead, manage and motivate successful networks, teams and organisations
- The opportunity to explore new perspectives, ideas and challenges for business
- Optional courses to personalise your MBA
- Credibility with your business peers
- Career development support
The business leaders of tomorrow can prepare for success today.
Fees and Funding
Tuition Fee – £17,200