Low cost MBA in the UK

Low cost MBA

Details on the cheapest and most
affordable MBA programmes in the UK.

Low cost MBA in the UK

MBA courses in the UK

A Master of Business Administration is among the most sought-after degrees for business professionals. The MBA is internationally recognised all over the world, enhancing your capabilities while developing the flair necessary for managing and motivating people, but, economically, it can be an expensive exercise.

There are a wide variety of small and private colleges, especially around London, which offer low cost MBA programmes to international students. Many of these colleges have university affiliated MBA degree programmes and offer a cheaper alternative for international students, with tuition fees starting at around £7,000.

How much does an MBA cost?

One-year MBA degrees can cost £10,000 - £15,000 on average, with MBA programmes at top schools such as Oxford and Cambridge potentially costing up to £45,000. There are however a number of universities and business schools offering high quality degrees at a much lower cost.

Benefits of a cheap UK MBA

  • Affordable
  • No prior work experience required
  • Students can work up to 20 hours during their studies to support themselves in the UK
  • Globally respected British university degrees
  • Intensive courses allowing completion in 12 to 18 months
  • Access to careers in management at a senior level

Low cost MBA programme information

  • 12 or 18 month programme
  • 2 years work experience required, but not mandatory for some colleges
  • Minimum IELTS score of 6.0
  • Second class bachelors degree
  • Intake – Jan/April/August/Oct
  • Pre-MBA option if you do not fulfil entry requirements
  • Average MBA tuition fees starts from £6,950

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Universities offering low cost MBA in UK

University of Bedfordshire (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £6,750 (EU) £11,250 (International)

University of Bolton (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £8,500 (EU) £12,500 (International)

Cardiff Metropolitan University (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,000

Canterbury Christ Church University (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,000 (EU) £12,900 (International)

De Montfort University (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £8,250 (EU) £14,000 (International)

University of East London (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £15,000

University of Gloucestershire (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £12,500

Glyndwr University (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,000

Leeds Beckett University (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £11,300

University of Suffolk (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £11,000

University of Wales, Trinity St David (Website)

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Tuition fees: £3,930 (EU) £11,000 (International)

University of Wolverhampton (Website)

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,800 (EU) £12,470 (International)

University of Worcester (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £4,900 (EU) £11,400 (International)

Colleges offering low cost MBA

Greenwich School of Management (Website)  

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition Fees: £10,000

London School of Commerce (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition Fees: £6,950

Newcastle College (Website)

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Tuition fees: £8,975
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