Give your career the boost it deserves with the Bath full-time MBA. We’ve designed our course to give you the practical experience and skills you need to push your career to new heights.
Work with our business connections, learn from our leading faculty and develop your transferable skills.Find out if you are eligible for the Bath MBA
Key features and benefits of the Bath full-time MBA
A top business school at a top ten university
By studying at Bath, you will join one of the UK’s leading business schools and a top ten UK university (THE Table of Tables 2020).
Get practical business experience
We focus on practice-based learning. With our Multi-Project Suite, you’ll work on five very different projects and develop the skills employers are looking for.
Work with our business network
We have connections with over 300 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 2019/20 class has 52 students.
Our MBA attracts a mix of nationalities and a diverse range of backgrounds. This means you’ll get a global classroom experience. Our 2019/20 class has students from 15 different countries.
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
One third 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 20,000 graduates, living in more than 130 countries. Connect with and get advice from graduates working in every industry you can think of.
Maximise your career potential
We want to help you make the most of your potential and get a great job after your MBA. You’ll get a year full of events and one-to-one coaching, and guidance from the MBA Careers Team.
Whether you want to change or fast-track your career, relocate, or set up your own business, we can help you.
Meet the world on the Bath MBA
You’ll share ideas and develop relationships with people from all over the world. Our MBA typically has students from around 15 different countries and a range of backgrounds.
This map shows where our 2019/20 students came from.
2019/20 class profile
We keep our class size smaller to create a more intimate experience. You'll get to know your classmates more easily and enjoy more contact time with faculty.
6average years’ managerial experience
Along with our core set of compulsory modules, you'll be able to pick from a wide range of options. Visiting speakers and business trips will give you valuable insight into how companies operate.
Instead of one final project-based dissertation, the Bath MBA lets you work on five different projects over your year.
Our optional internship and the optional international business programme will give you valuable experience of different organisations.
Get a broader experience with five different projects over the year instead of one final dissertation.
Gain a strong understanding of key business areas with our six core modules.
Learn what you want to learn - options make up an entire third of the Bath MBA.
Add more work experience to your CV with an optional internship of up to six months at the end of your course.
International business experience
You will have the opportunity to take part in our exciting international business programme.
This international business experience is an optional element within the programme open to all MBA students.
While we aim to deliver the same learning experience each year, the location of the trip and whether or not it is conducted in-person, online or cancelled altogether, will depend on the circumstances at that time and may be beyond our control.
Meet business leaders and thinkers through our programme of guest talks.