Birmingham Business School - University of Birmingham

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Study online at the UK’s oldest Business School: with more than 100 years of innovative teaching and research, Birmingham Business School offers professionals - like you - the opportunity to learn the latest research and business insight from almost anywhere in the world. Apply your learning in real time and study the same postgraduate-level qualification as you would on campus. Even your degree certificate at the end of your studies would be the same. 
100% online programmes available:
Birmingham Business School holds a rare ‘gold standard’ triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This confirms our elite position alongside just a handful of the world’s business schools. Download a brochure to find out more.


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Online MBA

Advance your career with the world’s first AMBA-accredited 100% Online MBA. Designed for determined, forward-thinking professionals, this programme pairs informed, contemporary content with an interactive online learning platform – ideal for professionals looking to enhance their strategic and managerial business skills to take the next step in their careers. Taught by expert faculty, the programme offers the latest critical business skills to help perform at the highest level in global business management.

  • For enterprising business professionals ready to enhance their practical knowledge and take the next step in their careers

  • Must have at least three years of management experience

  • 30 months, 100% online

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Online MSc International Management 

Accelerate your career to management (without relocating to campus) with the world's first 100% Online MSc International Management to be accredited by AMBA. This programme offers students the chance to gain the unique information required to succeed in business, gaining a deeper understanding of the core principles and challenges faced by today’s global corporations and SMEs. Taught by the same expert faculty as the Online MBA, you could learn the latest business insight and critical business skills that can be applied directly to the early stages of your career – helping you to succeed in today’s competitive business environment.

  • For recent graduates and those in the early stages of their career preparing for the challenges of management in today’s competitive business environment  

  • 30 months, 100% online

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Birmingham Business School benefits from Triple-crown accreditation


The UK’s first civic University established by Royal Charter in 1900


Online MBA is ranked 17th in the world


Consistently ranked in key Global Rankings tables


The 3rd UK University for producing large numbers of business leaders


World’s 1st and only 100% online MBA to be accredited by AMBA

Online MBA

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent.
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Two references
  • Statement of purpose
  • Minimum of three years of managerial experience
  • English language requirements:
  • IELTS, 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band)

Online MSc International Management

  • At least an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Two references
  • Statement of purpose
  • English language requirements:
  • IELTS, 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band)

How to apply:

Contact Online Admissions (+44 (0)800 032 7101/ or download a brochure and a member of the admissions team will contact to talk through your next steps.



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Birmingham Business School offers a range of campus-based postgraduate programmes in:

All campus postgraduate programmes start in September.

The Birmingham MBA portfolios contain high-quality, uniquely modified programmes that are delivered in a variety of flexible formats to suit your lifestyle needs.

We conduct regular free Business Webinars to help give an authentic feel for effective online learning. To attend an upcoming webinar, please email the admissions team.  


  • International Student Percentage: 67
  • Scholarships Available: Ask student recruitment team for more information
  • Course Length: 30
  • Course Fee: MBA: £21,600 (£1,660 every 8 weeks) MSc: £14,130 (£1,085 every 8 weeks)
  • Application Deadline: February, June, October
  • Accredited: AACSBAMBAEQUIS
  • Nationalities Count: 70