Skip to content

MBA in Executive Leadership & Management (Part-Time)

Key features of this course:

The open MBA in Executive Leadership & Management is a powerful Postgraduate programme comprising bite-size packages of learning designed to deliver individual and business impact.

Our MBA in Executive Leadership & Management is a transformative programme of study targeted at practicing managers looking to develop their leadership capability.

Designed to minimise disruption to busy working lives the programme is delivered one evening a week over three terms with classes in year one on a Thursday evening, year two on a Wednesday evening, and in year three on a Tuesday evening all running from 18.15 to 21.15. Normally the programme of study can be completed in three years.  The programme is facilitated by experienced practitioner focussed academics who have a track record in Executive Education and teaching Masters level students.

Each module aims to develop business leadership, management skills, and understanding.  Collectively the programme builds a critical appreciation of the theories, tools, techniques and applications of leading and managing the contemporary organisation.

Aligned with the programme is optional membership of the Chartered Management Institute and dual accreditation with their Certificate in Strategic Management which is available upon the completion of the first year of study and provides a valuable validation of your development as a practicing manager.

Successful completion of the MBA in Executive Leadership and Management will:

  • enable you to lead more effectively and manage change in your organisation
  • identify and use resources efficiently and appropriately in the strategic decision making process
  • improve your personal effectiveness
  • make a significant contributing to improved organisational performance, and thereby enhancing the quality of management as a profession

Recent research by the Graduate Management Admission Council (2016) indicates that globally, 71% of respondents placed recruiting MBA graduates as a priority in their company's hiring plans.

Book an open day

Postgraduate Loans

Postgraduate Loans of up to £10,000 are now available for UK students. For more information visit our postgraduate loans page


Entry requirements

The MBA in Executive Leadership & Management is appropriate for you if you have experience of senior management in either a commercial or public sector environment. You need not necessarily have had previous exposure to studies in business, leadership or management.

Applicants will normally have a first or second-class Honours Degree or equivalent in any subject and at least two years of business/management experience at a senior level.

The IELTS score for international applicants is 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component). Other English Language qualifications will be considered, for more information please click here. 

Study options

Get in touch

Dr Laila Kasem
01905 542694

Admissions Office
01905 855111



Course content


Performance Leadership
Coaching and Mentoring
Corporate Strategy
Innovate to Win
Leading and Managing Change
Marketing Strategy
Operational Strategy
Research Methods
Retaining Talent
Work Based Project

You will learn how to

Alongside your academic development, you will be able to develop key transferable skills, including:

• Two-way communication skills, such as Negotiation and Persuasion
• Numeracy and quantitative skills
• Teamwork, leadership, and personal efficiency.


The course is designed to be student-centred and work-related, featuring a significant amount of group work and case study analysis. Assessments will focus on professionally relevant projects, reports and presentations related to relevant areas of leadership and management in your (and other) organisations.

Course structure

Executive MBA course structure



This course will equip students who have already established their career in business with both the enhanced leadership and management skills required to successfully operate in a senior management role, and the more technical expertise demanded from those working within specific discipline areas. 

How to apply

How to apply

For all taught postgraduate and PG Cert programmes, please apply directly to University of Worcester. You can download an application form, or can contact the Admissions office on 01905 855111 /

Please post your completed application form to:
Admissions Office
University Of Worcester
Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ 

When we receive your application form, your details will be passed to the Masters Programme Leader who will contact you to arrange an informal interview. You may include additional material, such as references, in support of your application or bring them with you to interview.

The MBA in Executive Leadership & Management (part-time) has three intake pints throughout the year (January, March & September)

You can apply for postgraduate taught courses and PG Certs at any time. 

How to apply

Doesn't quite sound like your cup of tea?

Browse by academic department