Executive MBA

Our AMBA-accredited programme will give you the confidence and expertise to achieve outstanding results – for you and your organisation.

Key features


2 years, part-time



Suitable for:

Managers with a minimum of three years of relevant experience and a good degree, or approximately eight years full-time appropriate experience without a degree.

Course fees:

£9,950 per annum (£19,900 over two years)


UK and EU Scholarships / International

Contact us:

+44 (0)1482 46 46 99

Get outstanding results – for you and your organisation

AMBA AccreditedThe AMBA-accredited Hull Executive MBA (EMBA) transforms you from a manager into a leader through our business relevant, internationally recognised programme.

Prioritising a hands-on approach, the Hull EMBA gives you time to focus and develop your effectiveness both personally and professionally.

Achieve more with the Hull EMBA

Our AMBA accreditation isn’t the only mark of differentiation. As a Hull EMBA student, you will

  • take advantage of our relationship with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) – successful students can be awarded the awarded the CMI level seven diploma in strategic management and leadership, enabling you to apply for chartered manager status
  • develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of modern organisations through our holistic approach, driven by our expertise systems thinking
  • forge excellent links with industry through real world consultancy projects
  • gain experience of a broad range of industries and sectors with our diverse cohort
  • transfer new knowledge and skills direct to the workplace on Monday morning due to our block teaching approach

Course structure

Teaching on the Hull Executive MBA takes place in four day blocks (normally Thursday to Sunday).

All participants take 12 core modules, studied over two years, organised so that learning in one area deepens understanding in all the others. This focused approach gives you a powerful set of tools for succeeding in today’s complex world.

You will study the following modules:

  • Managing in organisations
  • Leadership and organisational change
  • International business
  • Human resource management
  • Economic environment
  • Marketing
  • Supply chain and management operations
  • Accounting and finance for managers
  • Complexity and network thinking
  • Systemic management
  • Strategic management
  • Consultancy and intervention (on-campus EMBA only)


Most modules are assessed using individual assignments, such as essays and reports. Some are assessed wholly or partially by examination or may require group project work and delivery of an assessed presentation.


The Hull MBA is much more than a qualification – it is your gateway to a world of opportunities.

While studying for your Hull MBA, you will be given access to a variety of opportunities and resources to help you develop the skills highly sought by today's employers.

You will be encouraged to build valuable networks with an array of contacts – from business leaders to independent consultants and alumni.

Ongoing career support

The Business School’s Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success  is a dedicated resource. The team can provide you with specialist knowledge and career support throughout your time here and beyond, including

  • industry specific career guidance
  • advice on placements and work experience
  • employer events and networking opportunities
  • job-seeking strategies

Our alumni community

Support does not end at graduation and our global community of more than 32,000 alumni, offers extensive networking opportunities. Our graduates range from senior managers to chief executives, working in organisations such as Credit Suisse, General Electric, Hewlett Packard, HSBC, Rolls-Royce and Johnson and Johnson pharmaceuticals.

HUBSConnects.me is out online community. There are over 12,000 Business School graduates across the globe, enabling members to expand personal networks and make exclusive connections with experts who can offer mentoring or career guidance.

Other benefits include access to recruitment guides, electronic business journals, career enhancing webinars and invitations to events internationally.

Entry requirements

Hull University Business School welcomes suitably qualified individuals to apply for entry to its MBA programmes.

These admission criteria apply to the on campus Hull MBA and the part-time Executive MBA programmes whether studied on campus in Hull or in our overseas locations.

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission, applicants should normally possess the following

  • a minimum of three years’ appropriate post graduation work experience
  • a good degree awarded by a UK university or comparable overseas institution, or an equivalent professional qualification (applicants with more than 5 years of senior level post graduation work experience may be admitted with a 3rd class pass degree)

Applicants for whom English is their second language and do not have a degree from an English speaking country will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all 4 sections as per UKVI requirements.

Distance taught students can also demonstrate English language proficiency through either a degree taught in English or through a company that works in English if they have been employed there for 5 years or more and can provide proof. This will be confirmed as satisfactory during the interview.

Applicants without a degree or equivalent professional qualification

Applicants who do not have a degree or equivalent professional qualification but meet the other eligibility criteria may submit a Portfolio of Evidence to demonstrate that the applicant can benefit from, contribute to and succeed on the MBA programme. The applicant should have completed approximately 8 years full-time appropriate work experience.

A Portfolio may include, for example, details of significant work projects carried out, information about strategic analyses undertaken (for example, budgets and strategic forecasts), company reports, or other contributions to policy formulation and implementation. The Portfolio might also include information about other courses taken and training and development programmes attended.

The aim is to demonstrate that the applicant’s business knowledge and experience are sufficient to allow them to fulfil the academic requirements of the Hull MBA.

Further information

For more information and to discuss your eligibility, please email pgstudy@hull.ac.uk.

Fees & finance

Information on scholarships available to Hull Executive MBA students for September 2017 will be available shortly.

For more information please contact pgstudy@hull.ac.uk.


Applicants for MBA in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bahrain or Romania

Application packs may also be obtained from our overseas agents.

Country Agent
Hong Kong

The Hull MBA in Hong Kong
Kaplan Higher Education Institute
Room 601-6, 6/F Harcourt House,
39 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
T 852-2836-0332
F 852-2836-0039


The Hull MBA in Singapore
City Campus - PSB Academy @ Shenton
7 Shenton Way
Singapore Conference Hall, Level 2
Singapore 068810
(Next to Tanjong Pagar MRT Station, EW15)
Tel: +65 6325 5235


Bahrain The Hull MBA in Bahrain
Management Development Centre International
Suite 705, 7th Floor, Entrance 3
Manama Centre, Manama
Kingdom of Bahrain
T +973 17 216002
F +973 17 216007

The Hull MBA in Romania

UBB - Executive Education
Centre for International Cooperation, Avram Iancu 68, 4th floor, room 17
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania

T: +40 747 752 825 / +40 264 590 992



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