The Newcastle University MBA is much more than a management programme. It is a journey of self-discovery and transformation. It is an opportunity not just to learn more about business and management but also to learn more about yourself and others – how to make the most of who you are and what you know; how to work well with people and cultures from across the world; how to lead and contribute to effective teams that can make a real difference to business; and how to leverage your new knowledge and understanding into a more effective and rewarding career in the future.
Our ethos - “challenge today, change tomorrow” – is embedded into our teaching and research, and we are particularly excited and passionate about how this is built into the Newcastle MBA: preparing you today for the challenges of tomorrow’s changing world of business.
This winning combination of a first-class reputation for academic excellence, high graduate employability and excellent student experience – ensures that we are a first-choice destination for MBA students from across the globe. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, employers are looking for individuals with the knowledge, ability and ambition to shape the future of global organisations. With an MBA from Newcastle, you will develop these competencies and more.
You can find more information in our MBA prospectus
Cohort profile - click here for an overview
You will study alongside a carefully selected cohort of ambitious professionals from a diverse range of cultures and industry sectors. Opportunities for collaboration and networking are integral to our programme, and with such a globally diverse cohort, you will benefit greatly from the experiences of your colleagues.
Shape your leadership journey
Through a mixture of lectures, business challenges, case studies, workshops and consultancy-style projects, you will expand and develop your business acumen in our engaging learning environment, while a range of electives enable you to personalise your MBA to your interests and needs.
Newcastle offers something for everyone. It’s a vibrant and thriving student-friendly city attracting over 50,000 students each year among its 290,000 population, and is a top destination for students from across the globe.
It is the cosmopolitan capital of the North East of England thanks to significant cultural investment and the development of world-class facilities. With an enviable reputation. Newcastle is famous for its warm welcome, world-class music, arts, shopping and sport right in the city centre, and offers a competitive cost of living compared with other major cities. It’s a great place to live and study.
The admissions process is competitive and places are limited on our MBA programme. We recommend you submit your application early to avoid disappointment. There is no application fee for our programme and you will be offered support and one-to-one contact throughout the process.
Step 1. Apply online
For our Full-time MBA at www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply
Step 2. Register online
Register online via our secure application portal and create a user name and password.
Step 3. Complete the application form
Complete the application form, including your personal statement - you can save and update as many times as you like before submitting.
Step 4. Attach and upload your supporting documentation
As a minimum you will need to submit:
Step 5. Accept your interview invitation
Every candidate who applies for our MBA programmes will be interviewed by a member of our MBA teaching team.
Step 6. Decision
You will receive a decision from our MBA Programme Director following the evaluation of your application and interview performance.
We are looking to recruit candidates who can demonstrate professional success, high academic calibre, and a passion for global business.
Through our careful selection process, our cohort will complement your credentials and will consist of candidates who have a range of competencies, knowledge and experience from across multiple international employment markets.
For entry onto our MBA programmes you should hold a minimum upper-second-class Honours (2:1) Bachelor degree or international equivalent. We have experience in evaluating qualifications from many different countries and welcome applications from candidates with equivalent European and International qualifications.
In your CV and personal statement you will need to demonstrate a minimum of three years of relevant postgraduate work experience with some managerial responsibilities. This could include management of budgets, products, projects or people.
For entry onto our MBA programmes you should hold a minimum upper-second-class Honours (2:1) Bachelor degree or international equivalent. We have experience in evaluating qualifications from many different countries and welcome applications from candidates with equivalent European and International qualifications. We accept a range of tests as proof of English language including:
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no sub skill below 6.0
TOEFL: 90 overall with reading 22; listening 21; speaking 24; writing 24
Pearson PTE: 62 overall with 54 in all sub skills