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The Cardiff MBA

Accelerate your career progression with a period of focused study and personal development.

Are you an ambitious professional looking to progress to senior leadership and drive positive business change? If this sounds like you then the Cardiff MBA is a great next step.

Whatever your managerial background, we offer a challenging experience that will stretch and support you, developing your business knowledge, increasing your self-awareness and sharpening your ability as an effective and inspiring leader along the way.

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Take this opportunity to thrive alongside like-minded, experienced professionals as you consider the wider commercial, social and environmental impacts of decision-making on global business.

The business of changing the world is ours. Together we can achieve great things.

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Business Administration (MBA)

We’ve refreshed The Cardiff MBA for 2020 entry. Our exciting new MBA programme is designed for managers with at least three years of relevant work experience. If you don’t yet have professional management experience, please consider our MSc in Business Management (MBM), our MSc in Business Management with a Professional Placement Year, or one of our other pre-experience business courses.

A unique learning experience

We do everything we can to ensure you have the very best MBA experience, so you can make a positive contribution to the world around you during your study and beyond.

  • Springboard into the programme and learning community with a custom-made orientation and team building programme.
  • Use the Career Advantage Service, providing access to a Career Consultant and personal coach for personalised professional development.
  • Assess your leadership capability, craft a personal development path and build key leadership skills on our bespoke, wrap-around Leadership Development Programme.
  • Take advantage of Cardiff Connections; become part of the business community through networking events, access to business leaders and alumni.

The Cardiff MBA is designed to tackle real-world challenges, and this is reflected in our assessment of your work. Reflecting the workplace, you’ll work individually and as part of a team to complete assessment tasks spanning strategy, personnel, consultancy, innovation and crisis.

This structure enables you to customise your MBA programme on six challenge-focused modules with in-built flexibility to suit your career aspirations.