MBA  Master in Business Administration

The MBA is an internationally recognised postgraduate business and management degree which is aimed at individuals, managers and professionals who aspire to senior management and leadership positions.


The course covers the key management concepts of the 21st century including the management of people, leadership, operations and information, accounting and finance, marketing, strategy and managing organisational change and the global economy. This programme has a wide focus in which strategic issues are a main driver. The programme of study covers both the domestic and global business environments.

We aim to provide students with the broad-based understanding required to be successful in cross-functional business environments and for augmenting their skills as needed to operate at higher management levels.

Key Facts

  • The Wrexham Glyndŵr University MBA degree is recognised and respected internationally
  • Student membership of Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is available if required
  • Successful completion of the course entitles you to apply for membership of the prestigious Chartered Management Institute (allowing use of the nominal letters MCMI after your name)

Course Duration & Fees

Course duration


September start 1 year

January/February start 15 months

Location: Wrexham


Full information can be found on our fees & finance pages.

Course Content

Students are required to select one option from a selection. The following is for illustrative purposes only:

  • International Business
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance and Risk Management


Semester One: Three core modules of 20 credits each (60 credits)

  • Managing Resources in a business context
  • Leadership and people management
  • Achieving corporate success

Semester Two: One core module and two Options of 20 credits each (60 credits)

  • Strategic thinking and effecting change
  • Option
  • Option

Semester Three: One module – 60 Credits

  • Dissertation – 15,000 words on a topic of your choice but must lie in the business and management discipline.

Career Opportunities

This course will prepare you for senior managerial positions in a range of organisations including: commercial, not-for-profit and the public sector. Many students undertake an MBA to generally enhance their career prospects, change career direction, fast-track their career in their existing organisation and to break through glassceilings. In addition, MBA graduates typically generate significantly increased salaries over their career.

Employability & Assessment


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The taught modules will be assessed predominantly through individual or group assignments. However, several modules have an examination as part of the assessment procedure. You must pass all of your modules to attain 120 credits and progress to the dissertation stage.

To be awarded the MBA, successful completion of the dissertation is required, and 180 credits attained. You will be required to submit your dissertation in the autumn following assessment in May. Upon progression to the dissertation stage you will be allocated a supervisor to advise on the construction and progression of your dissertation.

Entry Requirements & Applying

Entry requirements

An initial degree from an approved degree-awarding body or a non-graduate qualification which Wrexham Glyndŵr University deems of suitable standard for postgraduate study would be required. If you are a non-graduate, you will need to have held a position of responsibility (relevant to the course) at least for two years.

If you are an international student please visit the countries page and select your country to see the relevant Academic and English language entry requirements.

Find out more

If you have any questions or would like further information about this course, entry requirements or application process, please contact our Admissions and Enquiries Team.

Applying for the course

If you are applying as a home or European Union student, you should make your application through the direct application form. This is an editable PDF file and can be completed electronically or by hand on a printed version. A paper version is available upon request from the Admissions and Enquiries Team.

If are applying as an International Student, you should make your application through our online application system, Centurus. You will also be able to track your application status and receive your offer letter and CAS letter here.

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Senior management lecturer Jan Green discusses the part-time MBA with student Ann CarterSenior management lecturer Jan Green discusses the part-time MBA with student Ann Carter