Study an MBA Abroad
Choosing to study an MBA abroad can be a life changing decision, so it’s important to know what is involved. You’ll want to find out the different options available such as the types of MBA available and whether or not you meet the requirements to study an MBA abroad. Studying an MBA in the UK will have different requirements to studying an MBA in USA for example.
This article will guide you through the stages of studying an MBA in the country of your choice. Once you’ve read it, you can search for an MBA to study abroad using the intuitive search box at the top of the page.
What is an MBA and Studying Abroad
An MBA or Masters of Business Administration is available at universities, colleges and business schools worldwide, but finding the right one for you can be a difficult, but important choice in advancing your career.
Since the first MBA was established in 1908, students with an MBA have enjoyed an advantage in business. Studying an MBA course abroad is an excellent way for business people looking to gain additional skills or for managers aspiring to leadership positions.
Types of MBA Program
You can take an MBA in a variety of study modes. Many MBA Programs are for 2 years, but other options are available depending on your needs. You can click the links below to make a search for these programs in a new tab.
- Standard MBA program (1-2 years)
- Executive MBA program (EMBA)
- Part time MBA program
- Distance learning MBA program
MBA Programs are also offered as specialisations or joint degrees in environment, engineering, health, hospitality, information technology and more.
Next Steps before studying an MBA abroad
You should have now decided the type of MBA you’re going to study and where you would like to study. This next section will make sure you’re ready to apply for your MBA and what to expect when you get there.
Requirements for studying an MBA abroad
MBA courses aren’t open to everybody. There are some requirements, which will be stipulated by the university or business school that is offering the MBA. You will usually require to have prior knowledge of business, through an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in any subject area. This is a requirement for most MBA programs but requirements vary – see the course descriptions for more details. Most US business schools will also require GMAT score but other destinations vary. GMAT is the Graduate Management Admissions Test used to measure your ability to succeed in graduate business studies.
Studying an MBA Abroad
Once you’ve been accepted on your course, the help from StudyLink doesn’t stop there. We’ve got helpful advice from our blog and Ask Anna, our resident study abroad expert. And once you’re in your dream destination studying your MBA, we’d love to hear from you. We regularly publish student stories on our blog, so get in contact with us on Facebook and let us know how you’re getting on!