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Salford Business School

The Salford MBA

The Personal MBA

If you’re looking to move up in your organisation, want to challenge yourself to reach your full potential and learn how businesses work at the highest level, the Salford MBA could be for you.

The Salford MBA (Master of Business Administration) is our flagship programme and aimed at ambitious business executives looking to step up their career.

This elite programme offers you the chance to be part of a cohort who work with academics to share their learning and grow their knowledge.  Our academics have real-world experience to impart and their close links with industry give you access to excellent consultancy experience during the final project module. You’ll delve deeper into all the major aspects of business management – strategic leadership, financial management, entrepreneurship and more. In this supportive and collaborative environment, you can build the business management skills that you need to thrive at a senior level.  

The programme's blended delivery allows you the flexibility to fit your study around your other commitments.

Watch our video to find out what current students think of the programme.

Is it worth my time and money to study for an MBA?

The benefits of pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree have long been appreciated by industry leaders across the globe. Advantages of this esteemed qualification stretch well beyond the personal sphere of the graduate and into any future business they might choose to enter. This tangible impact acts as a powerful differentiator in a crowded marketplace.

As a result, MBA graduates generally enjoy higher employment rates following graduation than those from other degree subjects. A survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council found that 96% of responding employers agree that hiring business school graduates adds value to their companies, while eight out of 10 employers claim they are looking to hire qualified MBA graduates throughout 2017.

Graduates of this sought-after discipline can also expect more advanced career progression than candidates who do not currently hold an MBA, as employers recognise and reward the breadth of strategic learning than an MBA gives to their employees. The same survey found that those who stick with the same employer after graduation generally receive significant post-degree working benefits, including salary increases (47%), increased responsibilities (46%), and promotions (39%).

With an MBA, not only are you more likely to land your ideal career, but you will also attract a higher level of salary. The average salary for an MBA graduate is considerably higher than that of an employee who holds a regular Master or postgraduate qualification.

How to apply for the Salford MBA

Full course details, entry requirements and fees can all be viewed via our course finder application, where you can also find full details about how to apply for the Salford MBA.

If you have any questions or would like to explore the MBA in more detail, please contact:-

MBA Director: Dr Jonathan Lord,
MBA Administrator: Julie Kelly,