University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Executive MBA

The programme is designed for those in employment who wish to study on a part-time basis, our course encapsulates the educational requirements of senior and executive level management.

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree (or equivalent, including professional qualifications), not necessarily in a business related subject, plus at least three years of postgraduate work experience at a professional or managerial level. Applicants with no formal qualifications but with appropriate management experience will be considered as non-graduate candidates.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

The Portsmouth MBA is a flexible part-time course ensuring minimal disruption to your work and home commitments. It is mainly taught in two-day blocks on alternate weeks, over two academic years. You will also attend Master Classes, a UK residential and an international residential that are typically delivered outside the two-day teaching block. Our MBA academics and professional staff, who understand the pressures of combining work and study, will fully support you throughout the programme.

The Executive MBA course structure includes eight taught units and two developmental units that focus on professional development:

Year 1:

Accounting and Financial Management,
Marketing and Sales Management,
Strategic Management,
Managing in the Global Economic and Financial Environment,
Integrated Strategy Project,
Consultancy, Research Methods and Professional Development, including Executive Coaching, Master Classes and UK residential.
Year 2:

Strategic Project Management,
Strategic Leadership and Change,
Managing Operations and Systems,
Innovation and Enterprise,
Consultancy, Research Methods and Professional Development, including Executive Coaching, Master Classes and international residential.

Assessment methods

Teaching and Assessment

You will receive regular feedback on your development throughout the course. Our friendly, supportive learning environment makes use of lectures and seminars, business simulations, group discussions, team projects and case studies designed to help you analyse complex problems, evaluate opportunities and risks, propose solutions and plan their implementation, drawing on current management research and practice.

Academic performance is assessed through group work and presentations as well as work-related assignments, exams, reports and a research project. Assessment methods vary, but clearly laid out assessments, supported by instruction and guidance, will assist you in fulfilling programme requirements and utilising your learning for business impact.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA (Executive) Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MBA (Executive) Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MBA (Executive) Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MBA (Executive) Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MBA (Executive) Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Team - MBA
Telephone number: 
023 9284 4888