University of Bath School of Management

United Kingdom

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management

University of Bath School of Management
Join one of the UK’s leading business schools and be part of a vibrant, international community of students, academics, staff and alumni located in the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, just 90 minutes from London.
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We are ambitious. We aim high.

We are one of the UK’s leading business schools. We are ranked 2nd in the UK and top 30 in the world in the CNN Expansión best MBAs in the world ranking 2021. We are also ranked 3rd in the world and 2nd in the UK in the Corporate Knights Better World MBA rankings 2020. In addition, we are accredited by EQUIS and AMBA. This means we consistently deliver outstanding teaching and learning for our students. View our latest awards, accreditations and rankings on our website: www.bath.ac.uk/management

Unlock your potential in our vibrant and diverse community

At Bath, you’ll become part of a vibrant, international community of students, academics, staff and alumni. Our postgraduate students come from more than 50 different countries and our faculty have a wealth of international experience. Our supportive alumni network includes more than 20,000 graduates living in more than 130 countries and working across a range of industries.

Study in one of the UK's most beautiful cities

Bath is a beautiful city set in the rolling green hills of South West England. It’s famous for its natural hot springs and Georgian architecture. In fact, Bath is so special it's the only entire city in the UK that’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bath is a welcoming community and is ranked the second safest university city in England and Wales by the Complete University Guide 2020.

We offer a one year full-time and an Executive part-time two-year route, both based in Bath, giving you the flexibility to learn in a way that suits you.

Full-time MBA fast facts

Duration: One year
Start date: 26 September 2022
Fees: £37,500 
Application deadlines:

31 July 2022 (Overseas)
31 August 2022 (UK/EU)

Executive MBA fast facts

Duration: Two years, 3 days per month (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
Start date: 12 September 2022
Fees: £37,500
Application deadline: 2 September 2022 (all applications)

Full-time MBA key features

Get practical business experience

We focus on practice-based learning. With our Multi-Project Suite, you’ll work on several different projects and develop the skills employers are looking for.

Work with our business network

We have connections with local, national and international organisations. During your MBA, you’ll have opportunities to meet companies and potential employers through:
- project work
- regular business speakers
- the optional international business programme
- an optional paid internship

A small and diverse class

We keep our class size smaller than some other top MBA programmes. A more intimate learning environment means more contact time with faculty and other students. Our 2020/21 class has 47 students.

Our MBA attracts a mix of nationalities and a diverse range of backgrounds. This means you’ll get a global classroom experience. Our 2020/21 class has students from 13 different countries.

Skills training

Employers want MBA graduates with well-developed leadership and management skills. Skills training forms an integral part of the Bath MBA. Our MBA Careers team offers lots of opportunities to help support your career development throughout your year.

Customise your MBA

Nearly a quarter of the programme is dedicated to optional units so you can tailor your MBA to your career goals. Make the Bath MBA your own by studying the subjects you want to from our range of options.

Learn from leading faculty

You’ll learn from leading experts in their fields. We incorporate the latest thinking and research into the programme and the classroom, keeping our MBA fresh and relevant.

Join our global network

Our supportive alumni network comprises over 22,000 graduates, living in more than 130 countries. Connect with and get advice from graduates working in every industry you can think of. 

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Executive MBA key features

Our part-time Executive MBA is the perfect opportunity for busy professionals to push their career forward.

Designed for senior executives, our Executive MBA lets you:

- study part-time
- incorporate your organisation’s issues into your project work
- apply academic theory to real problems to consolidate your learning
- provide real benefits to your organisation

You’ll study one module at a time. Each module will run for two consecutive months. You will spend three days a month on campus (Thursday to Saturday). This will give you time to engage and network with your tutors and classmates.

Requiring around ten hours of work a week, the blended design combines:

- active learning and reflection
- both theory and practical work
- group project work
- individual study

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Costs

Full-time MBA tuition fees: £37,500

Executive MBA tuition fees: £37,500

Bath MBA will help me expand my family’s olive oil business

Stamatis Foteinogiannopoulos has almost ten years of financial and management experience in the software, banking, and legal industries. For him, like many others, a full-time MBA degree is setting out a path to take on greater responsibilities in a chosen sector.

But, for Stam, the full-time MBA is also preparing him to achieve a much bigger dream.

In 1965, Stam’s grandfather planted 100 young olive trees in a southern Greek peninsula to meet his family’s needs. Known as ‘green gold’ for its superior quality, olive oil production has an ancient history in the country. Now, Stam wants to see his family business spread from his native region to the rest of the world.

Stam believed that the Bath MBA would provide him with opportunities to step out of his comfort zone, learn to apply latest management techniques, and integrate within a network of global business professionals.

He decided that studying at a well-ranked university – the Bath MBA is ranked in the top-31 programmes of its kind in Europe by the Financial Times – would give him greater confidence and flexibility for his future career.

First, he’s gunning for a career in finance. Around 26% of MBA graduates from Bath School of Management progress to careers in finance, while approximately 96% of students are employed within three months of graduating. Then, he’s going to put his family olive oil business on the map.

What are your plans for your family business?

Today, the family business is based in the Peloponnesus region of Greece, and trades only in a limited geographic area. My company’s mission is to educate people about healthy eating. I have already decided how to expand in Greece and position my product over competitors. Now, I am working on finalizing the business model and defining long-term objectives. I believe that in the next five years, you will be able to find my olive oil in London!

Why did you choose Bath School of Management for your MBA?

Choosing the right MBA isn’t an easy task, and I spent a lot of time and energy deciding where to do the programme. The main reasons why I selected Bath were the small size of the cohort (no more than 60 students), the diversity of the class, and the programme’s unique structure.

Rather than a dissertation, Bath provides the opportunity to gain additional practical experience with live clients through five different projects. The programme also has a great reputation, and is based in one of the most beautiful and safest cities in the UK.

How is the MBA preparing you to achieve your goals?

My short-term goal is to be an executive in an investment company managing bank portfolios. Excelling in operational execution and strategic management is not enough. Success means developing new services and responding rapidly to new challenges. The Bath MBA gives you real-life examples of how companies are reacting to the latest developments in business.

In the long-term, I want to expand our Greek olive oil business. Through the ‘Entrepreneurship in Action’ course, organized by Dr Bruno Oliveira, I was given a clearer idea of how to do so.

What stands out from your MBA experience at Bath School of Management?

Undertaking an MBA is an enormous challenge. Class diversity emphasizes the range of perspectives different to yours. Participating in competitions with other top universities was an unforgettable experience. A global residency in Silicon Valley which included visits and speakers from Google and Dropbox gave me the opportunity to learn and experience the internal environment of some of the world’s best companies.

This article was originally published by Business Because.

 
 
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