MBA in Strategic Management

The MBA offered by Apsley Business School is designed for professionals hoping to integrate the latest scholarship and theory with the practical day-to-day aspects of their business. The programme of study is flexible, with a strict focus on the quality of your assessed work, rather than volume. As such, it is ideal for the motivated high achiever, who is balancing their work, study and family commitments. The programme can be completed in 9 months on average, depending on your personalised study plan. Advanced Entry, scholarships and finance plans are available on application- please enquire about the eligibility criteria.


120 Credits

Scholarships available


9-12 months

Whole programme:

The whole MBA is accredited at 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System Credits), which is equivalent to 240 credits at the postgraduate level in the British system. Most students will complete the whole programme in 6 to 18 months. The delivery is either classroom based, blended or online. The content, delivery, and final certification are identical for each mode of study.

Each unit:

You take five taught units consisting of Case Studies, Audio and Video, Independent Reading, and Independent Research. You will complete a written assignment for each unit which will be assessed. This is normally around 5000 words, and will be focussed on your personal business praxis, in the light of your study. Your Research Dissertation will be no more than 40,000 words.


Apsley’s MBA programmes are aimed at professionals who wish to increase their practical skill and knowledge portfolios, and to help them achieve their career goals. Latest Best Practice is embedded in everything you do on the MBA. On graduation you will be expected to be in a position to influence and manage people, set out a strategic direction, and make appropriate use of a range of financial, marketing, human and technological resources. The majority of our applicants are either enhancing their employability within their current organisation, looking to leap upwards to a new position in a different organisation or sector, or are planning to establish their own private company.


Professor Sebastian Fuller, the Academic Director, explains: “Welcome to Apsley Business School, London. Sustainable and Authentic Management is about being able to steer your organisation at a senior level, being able to put your vision and strategy at the heart of everything your organisation does in industry. Typically you will be ambitious and motivated leader, aspiring to develop your skills for progression to senior management, and membership of the board, either at your current organisation or even in a different sector. Alternatively, you may be looking to establish your own firm, delivering value as an entrepreneur or senior consultant. Either way, the knowledge and skills consolidated by the MBA will enhance your professional standing, and your personal brand. “

Take the next step

With our scientifically based programme, you will learn the latest theory from experienced practicioners, and gain a fully accredited and recognised qualification that will push your career up to the next level.This programme is ideal for anyone aspiring to develop a career in roject management, or who needs to manage projects in their organisation. It is also a springboard onto the MSc, DBA or PhD, which will enhance your skills and groom you for senior leadership.

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