Cranfield University

Cranfield University

Business Administration

The Cranfield Executive MBA allows you to combine studying for a world-class management qualification with your family and work commitments. It gives you the opportunity to: Develop a sophisticated understanding of core aspects of business and finance, as well as enhance your soft skills. Keep up-to-date with best practice and work out how to implement it in your organisation. Create and implement your own leadership development plan, setting a vision for where you want to be and how you are going to get there. Build relationships with and learn from experienced, like-minded professionals from all around the world. Discover the confidence and competence to take on new challenges, and raise the level of your ambition.

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class UK Honours degree or an appropriate professional qualification with at least 3 years post-qualification work experience.

Course modules

The programme is structured in 2 main parts. The first part comprises 13 core management modules, including a consultancy skills module and a group consultancy project. In the second part, students take a further 3 core modules including an international business assignment. Students then choose 8 elective modules (half-theme worth 10 credits), and have the option to complete an internship or company-based project. Leadership development and career development activities run throughout the programme.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed through a mixture of exams, written projects and presentations.

Sponsorship information

A range of sector-based, gender-based and merit-based scholarships is available. Corporate bursaries are available for organisations sending employees on the programme. Both individuals and organisations can benefit financially from entering into a salary sacrifice scheme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA (Executive) Part-time January 2017 - 2 years

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