MBA Master of Business Administration

This accredited full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Southampton will give you the confidence to stand out in the fast-moving business world. You'll learn to think strategically and gain essential management skills. You'll graduate with the knowledge to lead people and organisations to face the challenges of sustainability, innovation and change in today’s volatile business environment.

You'll learn from experts whose research directly informs the course content. Our academics will show you how to apply the latest thinking to real business problems through:

Highlights of the course include:

The programme includes 2 overseas trips: a study trip to the Netherlands and Belgium, and a 'live' project in an international location. They'll give you opportunities to apply your learning to practical business situations.

You’ll graduate with a wide range of business skills, the confidence to tackle problems and lead organisational change, and experience of working in an international, cross-cultural team. Our students come from a variety of professional backgrounds and many return to their sector with a view to taking on roles with greater managerial, strategic or leadership responsibilities.

Your course leader is Peter Rodgers, Professor of Strategy and International Management and MBA Director. His research focuses on informality within state-business relations, non-market strategies and entrepreneurship. His work is published in leading business journals across the world.

Dr Swarna Prasad is the MBA Programme Manager. Dr Prasad's research focuses on sustainable transport, sustainable social enterprise and business. She has has recently won an academic student award for 'Best pastoral support'.

Dr Rob Angell is Deputy-Director of the MBA. His research includes product and package design, food retailing and exploring new forms of advertising. A market researcher by training Dr Angell has worked on long term projects in China and the US.

You'll choose 1 of 3 pathways on this course:

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£32,300 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time