An MBA is more than a qualification, it’s a state of mind. So think like an MBA student. Choose a course that approaches successful management as a toolkit of skills you can adapt and apply to your unique career demands.
You know what you don't want: your performance measured by exams; assignments that have no meaning in the real world; feeling that you don't belong. Knowing this is the first step. The next one is talking to us, and finding out how we do things differently here.
Our International Business School is a destination for practitioners like you from around the world. We offer a diverse classroom that brings global business into local focus. Using active learning, you'll be exposed to alternative business practices first-hand that put your communication, critical analysis and decision making skills to the test.
Studying your MBA in Cambridge offers more than an exceptional academic reputation. It means doing business in a city of rapid growth with a thriving economy. Cambridge has a culture of innovation and is known globally as a destination for tech and biotech companies that are based here. we make sure that you'll benefit from this unique environment by forging strong links with local businesses.
At Lord Ascroft International Business School we have state of the art teaching and learning facilities, study areas, campus libraries with online databases containing professional journals, plus our CANVAS leaning management to access study resources and help.
MBA students at Anglia Ruskin University bolster their advanced management training with Level 7 CMI accreditation, thanks to our partnership with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This qualification provides a considerable competitive advantage to students and offers an effective route to career progression.
One year’s work experience is required for entry onto the MBA.
Our MBA will equip you with the management and entrepreneurial abilities to succeed in a wide range of business fields. When you graduate, you’ll be confident about entering the international business market and finding a senior role in a corporation or taking the first steps towards self-employment.
We place a strong emphasis on practical and professional skills. You’ll be assessed on work-based assignments, research projects, syndicate work and group presentations.
Please note that modules are subject to change and availability.
The Lord Ashcroft International Business School is one of the largest business schools in the East of England, with nearly 100 full-time teaching staff and approximately 6,000 students from more than 100 countries.
Our striking and award-winning business school building in Chelmsford, as well as new buildings in Cambridge, offer the most advanced learning technologies. We’re well-recognised for our centres of excellence by students, employers and professional bodies alike.
What makes us stand out is that our courses don't just give you sound academic knowledge – they’re at the cutting edge of current business practice and highly relevant to employers. This is owing to the close links we have with the business community and the partnerships we've developed with a wide variety of businesses and public service organisations.
We're interested in people who are confident, ambitious and ready to take the challenge of making a difference in the world of business. If that's you, we'd love to hear from you.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our finance guide for postgraduate students to learn more about postgraduate loans and other funding options.
We offer a fantastic range of ARU scholarships, which provide extra financial support while you're at university. Find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
From September 2018, EU students starting a postgraduate degree with us can access a £600 bursary.
Meanwhile, our £400 Books Plus scheme helps with the costs of study. There's no need to apply for this: if you're eligible you can simply collect a Books Plus card when you start your course.
Important additional notes
Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
Full-time postgraduate (20 months, 24 months)
September 2018, January 2019
Full-time, part-time postgraduate (12 months)
January 2019, May 2018, September 2018
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