Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Business Administration

The overall aim of the International MBA is to prepare students for leadership and transformational roles in business, equipping them with contemporary management tools and strategies to understand, anticipate and adapt strategically to the global markets. Our International MBA is a 12-month programme and consists of eight modules (15 CATS each) and a dissertation (60 CATS) in Semester 3.

Entry requirements

International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Course modules

Core modules include: Semester 1: global economic environment; international financial accounting and reporting; organisational behaviour and leadership; strategic management. Semester 2: corporate finance; global HRM; international marketing leadership; perspectives on entrepreneurship, risk and innovation. Semester 3: option to select one of two dissertation types: a) consultancy project, or b) an academic review.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a variety of methods and can include individual coursework, group work, oral presentations, poster presentations, simulations, case studies, class tests, examinations and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MBA (International) Full-time - 1 years

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Key information

The Postgraduate Secretary, Queen�s University Management School
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