Master of Business Administration (MBA)

A programme that aims to challenge and inspire you

  • Business and Finance
  • Full/ Part Time
  • 1/2 Years
  • Start Sept '19

About this programme

The University of Gibraltar MBA is a contemporary and career-focused management programme that aims to challenge and inspire you. Whether you are seeking to boost your career prospects or change its direction, an MBA is an elite professional qualification that will provide you with the business management skills that will set you apart from the competition.
Our smaller class sizes mean that you’ll join a tightly-knit community of ambitious professionals and enjoy a more personalised experience with better access to tutors and staff.

The University of Gibraltar MBA is a one year full-time, or two year part-time accelerated programme  which will commence in September 2019 at the University’s School of Business.

By the time you graduate you should have the skills and experience to succeed in high-pressure, high-paying leadership roles.

Programme structure

Delivered by expert teaching staff and industry experts, the full time MBA is a one-year accelerated programme that usually requires a commitment of sixteen hours class time a week. The part time study mode is designed to fit around your career and requires a commitment of 8 hours class time a week over evenings. The schedule below outlines a typical study plan.

Titles are subject to change. Timings will be different for part time mode. 

Semester One
September -December
Semester Two
January-April
Semester Three
May-August
Accounting & Reporting** Leadership and Managing Change Capstone Project*
Marketing Management Managerial Finance**
Managing New Technologies Business Law
Managing People Strategic Decision Making

* Students can choose a project that has a general focus or a more specialist focus such as Fintech, New Technologies, Events, Tourism & Hospitality or Gaming.

**Qualified accountants will be eligible to apply for exemption from these modules.

A unique learning experience

Based at the University of Gibraltar’s award winning Europa Point Campus, you will have access to specialist learning resources including open study areas and cutting-edge technology. This, combined with a curriculum that blends theoretical approaches to business disciplines with practical experience, means that you will emerge from the programme ready to manage in the world of business.

Gibraltar enjoys a largely diverse, thriving economy and is the headquarters for a wealth of global businesses offering you opportunities to learn from the best and access valuable national and international networks.

Why choose this programme?

Face to face Learning

You will benefit from teaching approaches that place you at the heart of learning and ensure learning is enjoyable.

Future Proof

You will study a curriculum that is relevant, impactful and, above all, designed to give you the skills needed in the business world of tomorrow.

Post-study Employment

For international students, you will have the opportunity to stay and work in Gibraltar for up to two years following completion of your degree.

Capstone Project

During semesters one and two, you will have the opportunity to learn and practice eight individual modules that aim to enhance your business management skills. The capstone project in your final semester is a multifaceted assignment that provides a unique opportunity to apply all the skills and knowledge learned in the MBA.

Quality

You will benefit from teaching and learning that is aligned to the UK standards of provision, but has the advantage of a Mediterranean setting within a dynamic business environment.

Choice of specialism

For your capstone project, you can choose a general focus or opt for a more specialist focus such as Fintech, New Technologies, Events, Tourism & Hospitality or Gaming.

Entry Profile

Typically, applicants for the MBA will:

  • ​​Possess a good first degree awarded by a UK university or overseas equivalent.
  • Have recent work experience; we value diversity of experience in our student body, therefore we welcome applications from recent graduates who have undertaken meaningful placements as well as those with all levels of work experience. We are more interested in the impact that you have had in your workplace than the length of time spent.
  • Be able to communicate ideas effectively in writing, in discussions and presentations. Basic IT skills, such as word-processing, email and Internet are expected.

English Language Requirements:

  • ​If English is not your first language you require an overall IELTS test result of 6.5, including a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-tests. Equivalent awards will be considered (e.g. Pearson’s Test of English, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English, City & Guilds International ESOL 8984, or the TOEFL- IBT test of English proficiency). If you do not meet our entry requirements, you can still apply as we will consider your application. Please click below for  more info.
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Offers are based on a combination of qualifications or predicted grades, the applicant’s personal statement and references. For guidelines on personal statements and references please click here.

Fees

Programme Fee (per annum) Years
Full-Time £14,500 1
Part-Time £7,250 2
International (Non-EU) £16,500 1

Fees are subject to indexation

Scholarships

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If you have been resident in Gibraltar for more than five years then, once you receive your offer letter from the University of Gibraltar, you can apply to the Department of Education for funding.

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