MBA without work experience in the UK
Is work experience compulsory for doing an MBA in UK?
If you have recently graduated and wish to study MBA in UK, you do have many UK Universities offering an MBA without work experience requirement. These MBA courses are specifically designed for fresh graduates, and students from any discipline can pursue it.
What specializations are available in a UK MBA without work experience?
Many students who study an MBA in the UK without work experience prefer to take the General MBA. The advantage is that you are exposed to all departments of business. With less or no work experience, you may not be certain about the specialist area you may wish to develop your career in.
Nearly all MBA specializations are available to study. Different universities offer different specializations. Some popular MBA specializations are:
- MBA in Marketing
- MBA in Finance
- MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- MBA in Operations
- MBA in HR (Human Resources)
- MBA in International Business
- MBA in Hotel Management
Why should I study an MBA without work experience?
There are numerous advantages of studying an MBA which requires no work experience:
- Early entry into the career especially after gaining a Masters level degree
- Early entry into the corporate world at entry or mid management level jobs
- Save times – UK MBA is only for one year
- For students who are going to join a family business, gaining such high level knowledge allows better grasping of business activities. It also happens that when you have started working, your inclination to study again may decline. This way, the entire experience of studying abroad and gaining Masters level knowledge is lost
UK Universities and Business Schools that offer MBA without work experience
- Anglia Ruskin University
- Bangor University
- University of Bedfordshire
- Cardiff University
- Cardiff Metropolitan University
- Coventry University
- University of East London
- Wrexham Glyndwr University
- Leeds Beckett University
- London South Bank University
- University of Derby
- University of Northampton
- Staffordshire University
- University of Sunderland
- Swansea University
- Teesside University
- University of Greenwich
- University of South Wales
- University of West London
- University of Wales Trinity Saint David
- York St. John University
MBA in UK with placement
UK Universities are offering work placement on MBA. Some of these Universities accept applicants with no experience. Check the list of courses at UK Universities here: UK Courses with Placement
How to apply for MBA in the UK?
Entry Requirements for MBA without work experience in the UK
No work experience is required for the above listed UK MBA courses, but students will need to appear for an English language proficiency test such as IELTS, TOEFL iBT or PTE Academic. Recommended score for IELTS is 6.5 although some UK Universities will accept 6.0 too. TOEFL score should be 88.
Students need to appear for only one of these tests and not all.
How to Apply?
Students need to submit the following documents to apply for admissions to a UK MBA:
- All academic marksheets (if the final marksheet is pending, submit all the remaining ones)
- Statement of Purpose (SOP)
- Recommendation Letters from your School or College – 2
- Internship letters if any (not compulsory)
- Passport copy (front and last page)
- Apply form (online or paper)
- IELTS score report (if available at the time of application – it could also be submitted later)
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