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University of Sheffield

The Sheffield MBA is a 12-month, full-time programme over 2 semesters, study mode is on campus. The programme is Triple Crown accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS and is ranked Tier One in CEO Magazine’s Global MBA Rankings.

Our MBA focuses on three core pillars of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Consultancy. You’ll be able to understand and adapt to complex situations, solve challenges, and lead your organisations forward. 

Your Personal, Professional and Career Development is our priority. With a focus on your self-awareness, career planning, goal setting, and strategic identification, we’ll empower you with the tools, insights, and networks for a successful path forward.

Experiential learning is at the heart of the Sheffield MBA. Our intentionally small cohort is designed to provide intimate learning experiences that maximise the potential of each individual as part of a close-knit community. Your teaching will be delivered through lectures, seminars, workshops and talks from guest speakers. You will find that your learning is interactive and requires proactive learner engagement. Finally, you will participate in numerous live business projects during the course, giving you valuable experience of working with a range of UK companies.

Explore the programme in more detail.

Sheffield University Management School is Triple Crown accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, placing us among the global elite of business and management schools. Our academic staff’s world-leading research has a positive impact on working lives, organisations and societies worldwide.

You’ll be part of a dynamic and engaging management school that puts you and your future at the heart of everything it does.

You will be taught in our dedicated Executive Suite, providing you with plenty of space to study, network and collaborate. Our Executive Suite comprises our executive Middleton Lecture Theatre, seating 80 people and fitted with contemporary communications technology. You will also have access to several meeting rooms.

The University of Sheffield is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 elite universities. Sheffield is a world-renowned, research university that makes an impact on lives. The University is ranked 8th in the UK for impact (THE Impact Rankings).

With the number one Students’ Union in the country for seven consecutive years, you will find plenty of sports, societies and clubs to get involved in! Feel right at home in Sheffield.

Sheffield is a vibrant and modern city located in the heart of the UK, offering easy access to other cities such as London, Manchester and Birmingham.

Students fall in love with Sheffield because it has everything you'd expect in a major city, plus the green space and the Peak District right at your doorstep. It's also one of the most affordable student cities in the UK with a range of activities to suit everyone. You can explore the thriving city of Sheffield, with many exciting new developments coming to fruition this year.

Read about the experiences of our MBA students and MBA graduates

Join MBA student Carlo on a day in his life studying in Sheffield.

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  • Class Size: 30
  • Female Percentage: 62
  • Scholarships Available: Yes, please see scholarship section on page
  • Course Length: 12 Months
  • Course Fee: £32,350
  • Application Deadline: Staged Admissions, please visit application section on page
  • Accredited: AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB, CMI, CIMA
  • Average Age: 33
  • Average Work Years: 8 years and 4 months
  • Nationalities Count: 8

Staged Admissions, to find our more please visit: How to apply | Management School | The University of Sheffield 

We're offering a number of scholarships worth £10,000 each for home and international students starting their MBA in 2024. No separate application is required as all MBA candidates will automatically be considered for these scholarships.

Find out more on Scholarship Information

The tuition fee for both home and overseas students is £32,350.

Join undergraduate student Ariel and postgraduate student Chloe as they show you around the Management School.

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I am delighted that you are considering the Sheffield MBA, and I understand the weight of the decision you are making as you will embark on one of the most challenging, yet transformative journeys of your professional life. It would be my pleasure to welcome you into our community and to be part of your journey that promises to be enriching, inspiring, and empowering. 

For many of our MBA alumni, this journey has been truly life-changing and rewarding. The Sheffield MBA holds a special place as our flagship programme at Sheffield University Management School. We pride ourselves on being awarded the prestigious Triple Crown accreditation. You will learn alongside a diverse cohort of talented professionals and become part of our global Sheffield MBA alumni network.

Your education will be guided by our world-leading academics who are experts in their fields and passionate about the transformative impact of their research and teaching. You will engage with a diverse range of local and international organisations in our vibrant business communities. You will have the flexibility to tailor your learning as well as skills and career development to help you realise your ambitions. Above all, you will witness the remarkable acceleration, transformation, and innovation in yourself.

Whatever your decision, I wish you the best in your future endeavours.

Dr Sabrina Thornton
Sheffield MBA Programme Director


Phone: +44 114 222 3491


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