University of leicester

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When you join the distance MBA at the University of Leicester, you will be making a significant investment in your future. Your decision to join the Master of Business Administration distance education programme will be one of the most important decisions you will ever make. If you demand first-rate academic standards, are willing to have some of your basic managerial assumptions challenged, and are ready for the hard work involved, you will find studying the MBA programme to be a rewarding and enriching experience.

Reassurance of Quality

Association of MBAs

The Leicester MBA is AMBA accredited so you can be confident in our quality.



Awarding Body

University of Leicester

  • The University of Leicester is consistently ranked in the top 25 of all UK national league tables (21st in the Guardian University Guide, 13th in the Complete University Guide).
  • Leicester was named runner-up University of the Year in the Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2014.
  • The University is also ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings and the THE World University Rankings. In 2013 Leicester was the highest climbing UK university in the THE World Rankings, moving up 35 places to 161st in the table.
  • The University has won Times Higher Awards in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and most recently in 2013 for Outstanding Communications Team and Outstanding Fundraising Initiative. It is the only university to win awards in seven consecutive years.
  • Leicester has one of the highest proportions of staff who are research active in the UK, with approximately 93% of staff submitted for the national 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Of these, Leicester has 87% of research activity deemed by the RAE to be producing internationally significant research. Leicester is also ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK for research citations per academic.


The Leicester MBA programme is offered via Online Distance Learning and supported by the University of Leicester online portal Blackboard.

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The education programme is normally studied over a 24-month period, but this may be extended to suit your individual needs for up to a maximum of four years.

Entry requirements

  • An Undergraduate Degree from an approved Institution and equivalent to a UK Honours Degree OR an acceptable professional Qualification
  • At least 3-5 years relevant working experience
  • Possession of either the University of Leicester’s Diploma in Management or the University of Leicester’s Professional Diploma in Management.
  • English language proficiency – an IELTS Test of 6.5 with 7.0 in writing OR a TOEFL Test of 250 (Computer)/575 (Paper)/90 (IBT) OR
  • Should you not possess an Undergraduate Degree and wish to apply, you require to demonstrate at least 10 years relevant managerial work experience.


  • Employee Relations
  • Finance
  • Marketing

Please call us on +971 7 203 1204, email us on, or browse details of the programme in our brochure. Alternatively, you can simply complete the form on the right and an academic consultant will provide you with all the details.


USD 17,515

Current equivalent in:
  • USD 17,515
  • AED 64,333
  • SAR 65,674
  • GBP 11,241


All fees are payable in USD