Birmingham Business School
Part of the University of Birmingham, Birmingham Business School traces its origins back to 1902 when it was a founding condition of the University that ‘Commercial Subjects’ (as Business Studies were then called) should be taught. Today the School has around 70 academic staff and offers programmes ranging from undergraduate to doctoral levels. International students formed an important part of the first intakes over 100 years ago, and this is a tradition that has been proudly continued to this day. Internationalism has always been central to the curriculum and the School welcomes students from all around the world – on the MBA programmes alone over 50 different nationalities are represented. The School is adjacent to the main campus of the University, in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, 4 kilometres from the centre of Birmingham (the UK’s second city). University House is the home of the School and is a splendid place to study combining the best of the old and the new. The original part is a gracious old building dating from 1908 and a multi-million pound learning and teaching centre was recently added to it. The whole is set in attractive landscaped grounds with terraces and lawns for students to enjoy. Just across the road, the University campus offers the huge range of academic, social, cultural and sporting facilities that would be expected at one of the UK’s leading universities. The campus has its own rail station on the Cross-City metro line and buses run frequently from near the School. Both give quick and easy access to the centre of Birmingham and its magnificent facilities. Student accommodation is available on campus. MBA programmes are available in a variety of full- and part-time formats and are also taught by Birmingham staff at offshore centres in Singapore, Hong Kong and Mauritius. The general MBA programme focuses on International Business and there are specialist programmes in International Banking and Finance, European Banking and Finance, Strategy and Procurement Management and Sports Management. Full-time programmes last one year (a preliminary year is also available) and part-time programmes between 2-4 years.
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Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA