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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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Cardiff MBA student discussion.

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) Full time

Explore our one-year full-time MBA, where you will tackle leadership challenges and consider the economic, social and environmental impact of global business.

Business Administration (MBA) Part time

Discover our part-time MBA, which you can study on a flexible basis over 2 years around your other commitments.


MBA Public Value Scholarships

Scholarships of £7,500 are available to applicants who successfully progress through the admissions process and enrol as a student on any of our MBA programmes.

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.

Meet our MBA Programme Director

If you have any questions about the programme, please get in touch. I’d love to hear from you.

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Dr Saloomeh Tabari

Lecturer in Marketing and Strategy