Why choose this course
“The Surrey MBA is a transformational learning experience. We’ll do more than change your career prospects: we want to change the way you think. We achieve this through the interplay of theory and practice, supporting your learning with up-to-date management theory and engagement with industry practitioners.
To reflect best practice in the business world, our course is integrative and inter-disciplinary. Our modules are connected in meaningful ways, allowing you to cross-pollinate content from across the wider MBA experience. The Surrey MBA is digital, agile and entrepreneurial, and you’ll leave prepared to lead the way in a rapidly changing business world.”Chris MahonProgramme Director
What you will study
We believe that truly successful careers are fuelled by visionary leadership, a profound sense of responsibility and the ability to create and develop innovative and sustainable opportunities. These principles are fundamental to both our research and the Surrey MBA experience, which provides a careful balance between theory and practice in preparation for the realities of the modern business landscape.
Our connected MBA courses are highly relevant for anyone looking to develop their career and leadership capability with their current employer or make a transition to broaden their skills and connections with a view to starting something new.
MBA - Association of MBAs (AMBA)Accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
MBA - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Study and work abroad
International study tour
Our optional two-week international study tour gives you a unique opportunity to learn first hand about international business. You will travel to a selected international destination, take part in company visits and be lectured by top international academics at partner universities. In addition to learning, you will also have the opportunity to explore your destination's top attractions and landmarks.
Our previous tours have seen our students travelling to Beijing, China.
Company visits included:
Lecture topics included:
Chinese brand marketing
Consumer behaviour in China
Entrepreneurship and investments
Strategic management of corporations of the internet era in China.
As part of the MBA programme, we will pair you with a mentor relevant to your sector, profession and personality. Our mentors are experienced executives, CEOs and leaders from technology, engineering, marketing, business and the third sector industries, among others. As your relationship grows, so will your understanding and confidence in discussing and applying real examples from the business world.
We host regular business breakfasts with guest speakers including our alumni, partners and mentors. These events give you the opportunity to connect with global business professionals in an open and informal environment. Each session allows you to network and gains valuable insight and practical advice from our speakers, bringing real-life experience and practical relevance to a dynamic learning environment.