Newcastle University

Newcastle University Business School

Ranked 43rd in The Guardian League table 2011

Newcastle University, located in the North-East of England, specialises in public research. The university is a member of the elite Russell group, which annually accounts for over two thirds of the UK’s research grant funding. Teaching and research is delivered in 24 academic schools and 40 research institutes and research centres, spread across three faculties. The Business School has over 3000 students from more than 80 countries, making it one of the UK’s largest civic universities.

Full-time MBA

The 12 month programme provides students with an immersive experience geared towards building on the skills required for an individual’s specific career objectives. Aimed at entrepreneurs, those looking to move into managerial positions or individuals who want a career change; the course will nurture an environment that builds on already existing experience and further expands the students knowledge and skill sets.

Minimum Requirement
  • 3 years relevant experience (5 years management for EMBA)
  • Upper second class degree (or equivalent).
  • IELTS – 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub sections
  • TOEFL – 90 overall with at least 21 in listening, 22 in reading and 24 in speaking and writing section.

Executive MBA

Students can expect a 2 year part time course where classes will be taught in 3 day blocks 8 times a year. The core modules place emphasis on putting management theory into practice, with electives focused on getting students to work through real life problems within organisations. Students can expect real time learning and client problem solving in a time frame, whilst participating in the business in action module. The course also offers personal and professional transformation in the form of a compulsory career service and personal development plan. Furthermore students have the chance to participate in a management consulting project abroad in locations such as Ukraine, France or Italy.

Minimum Requirement
  • 3 years relevant experience (5 years management for EMBA)
  • Upper second class degree (or equivalent).
  • IELTS – 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub sections
  • TOEFL – 90 overall with at least 21 in listening, 22 in reading and 24 in speaking and writing section.