University of Leicester - United Kingdom, UAE, Lebanon - European MBA
Named University of the year 2008-09 by the Times Higher Education
Local Workshops : Choose the most convenient location for you in the Middle East. Whether it is Dubai or Beirut, you will attend a minimum of 112 workshop hours conveniently scheduled on a two day weekend once every module (3 months). Towards the end of your MBA, you will also attend sessions and one to one meetings pertaining to your final dissertation.
The Leicester MBA is your opportunity to invest in your career. According to a survey conducted by topmba.com in 2012, companies in the Middle Eastern region are showing a 40% jump in demand for MBA graduates with an average salary increase of 33.3%.
Flexible study allows you to get ahead without taking a career break and means that you can fit your studies into your lifestyle.
You will benefit from studying with a University that has a huge amount of experience in delivering distance learning education. We have more than 8,000 blended learning (online + workshops) students - making it part of our core provision and meaning our teaching and learning support is well developed for this kind of learning.
Our MBA is AMBA accredited and is one of the most competitively priced AMBA accredited MBAs.
The University of Leicester is highly ranked, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including: 17th in the Guardian, 17th in the Times and 20th in the Complete University Guide.
Under the grant of a Royal Charter, The University of Leicester now has nearly 20,000 students with more than 8000 studying independently throughout the world of Leicester's international courses for professional adults. Founded in 1921, Leicester is a top UK University, recognized as a leading international centre for teaching and research.
In the Middle East
By working with Stafford Associates in Dubai, the Leicester distance learning MBA was and remains the top choice of many working professionals in the Middle East since 1995. The Leicester MBA is as a highly recognised UK postgraduate degree and Stafford Associates' experience in the Middle East has proven to be the ideal combination for the success of our students. As a result many of our students are in senior positions in leading local and international companies in the region and abroad.
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Programme InfoAccreditation: AMBA (Association of MBA's)
Rankings: In UK: The University of Leicester is highly ranked, consistently in the top 20 of major national tables including:
- 10th in the Guardian (Business and Management Studies),
- 14th in the Times/Sunday Times University Guide (15th, 14th and 14th in the previous 3 tables)
- 'University of Year' runner-up - Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2014.
- 16th in the Complete University Guide.
- Ranks in the world’s top 2% universities – has risen to 161st place, up from 196 last year. (Times Higher Education World University Rankings)
- Ranks in the world's top 2% universities - 185th, (Qs world University Rankings)
Type of Programme: Blended Learning MBA (Online or Online + Workshops)
Starting Dates: February / May / August / November
Length of course: Min 2 years. Max 4 years
AdmissionUniversity degree: A good undergraduate degree or equivalent
English Language: We accept the following tests and minimum scores:
- TOEFL: 250 (Computer) or 575 (Paper) plus TWE 4.0
- IELTS: 6.5 with 7.0 in writing preferred
- The University of Leicester English language test which is available on demand
Age: Candidates will normally be aged 25 or over
References: 2 professional or academic references
Length of Work Experience: 3-5 years working experience
Tutions fees: USD 22,658,including regional workshops, books (study and reference), course material, online support & online library access, local admin support, student academic support, individual consultations.
USD 16,038 (purely online)
UAE Office - Dubai
Telephone: +971 4 390 1685
Lebanon Office - Beirut
Telephone: +961 4 546 777
Admissions: Dr. Antoine Eid email@example.com
Telephone: +966 552 633 037
(All other locations in the Middle East can contact our UAE Office)