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MBA (Master of Business Administration), MBA, University of Sheffield

the United Kingdom

University of Sheffield

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
MBAFull-time1 yearfind outGBP 32350 per yearGBP 32350 per year

About MBA (Master of Business Administration), MBA - at University of Sheffield

Experiential learning is at the heart of the Sheffield MBA. Our programme is designed to provide unique learning experiences that maximise the potential of each individual as part of a close-knit community. We recognise that you are an ambitious individual with unique attributes ready to take on the challenge of reaching your full potential.

We understand that the challenges of the 21st century require globally minded individuals who can understand situations, adapt to rapidly changing environments, and then lead their organisations forward. To this end, we have designed our MBA around three core pillars of consultancy, entrepreneurship and leadership.

Our course is diverse and tailored to your journey as a student, your individual development needs and career aspirations. Our world-class academics will inspire and challenge you to apply your learning to live organisational issues.

At Sheffield, your personal, professional and career development demands our full attention. A dedicated module supporting this is integrated throughout your MBA journey, empowering you to explore your inner capabilities and cultivate the essential skills necessary for your personal and professional growth.

With a focus on self-awareness, career planning, goal setting, and strategic identification, you will possess the tools, insights, and networks needed to pave your path to success.

Applying for this course

We use a staged admissions process to assess applications for this course. You'll still apply for this course in the usual way, using our Postgraduate Online Application Form.


This course is accredited by the Association of MBAs, EQUIS, AACSB, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Notes about fees for this course

The fee listed is for the advertised mode of study. If you're studying for an alternative qualification or via a different mode of study (eg full-time, part-time) then the fee could be different. Due to inflation, the fee for Home students could also increase after your first year of study. Use Sheffield's fee calculator or contact the Student Fees team to check.

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The Sheffield MBA scholarship

We're offering a limited number of scholarships worth £10,000 each for Home and International students starting their MBA in 2023.

Funding for postgraduate taught courses

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 2.1 undergraduate honours degree.
  • At least three years' full time postgraduate work experience. This should include
    appropriate management experience and show good career progression.

Your application may be considered if you do not meet the academic requirement but have significant professional and/or management experience.

You will be invited to attend an interview if your application is successful at the initial review stage. If you are unable to attend the interview in person we will arrange with you for this to be online.

Find out more about the MBA application process

We also consider a wide range of international qualifications:

Entry requirements for international students

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Other English language qualifications we accept

Pathway programme for international students

If you're an international student who does not meet the entry requirements for this course, you have the opportunity to apply for a pre-masters programme in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Sheffield International College . This course is designed to develop your English language and academic skills. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at the University of Sheffield.

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