Low Cost MBA in the UK

MBA courses in the UK

A Master of Business Administration is among the most sought-after degrees for business professionals. The MBA is internationally recognised all over the world, enhancing your capabilities while developing the flair necessary for managing and motivating people, but, economically, it can be an expensive exercise.

There are a wide variety of small and private colleges, especially around London, which offer low-cost MBA programmes for international students. Many of these colleges have university-affiliated MBA degree programmes and offer a cheaper alternative for international students, with tuition fees starting at around £7,000.

How much does an MBA cost?

One-year MBA degrees can cost £10,000 - £15,000 on average, with MBA programmes at top schools such as Oxford and Cambridge potentially costing up to £45,000. There are however a number of universities and business schools offering high-quality degrees at a much lower cost.

Benefits of a cheap UK MBA

  • Affordable cost of studying with high ROI
  • No prior work experience MBAs available 
  • Students can work up to 20 hours during their studies to support themselves in the UK
  • Globally respected British university degrees
  • Intensive courses allowing completion in 12 to 18 months
  • Access to careers in management at a senior level

Low cost MBA programme information and requirements

  • 12 or 18-month programmes
  • 2 years of work experience required, but not mandatory for some colleges
  • Minimum IELTS score of 6.0
  • Second class bachelors degree
  • Intake – Jan/April/August/Oct
  • Pre-MBA option if you do not fulfil entry requirements
  • Average MBA tuition fees starts from £6,950

Study an MBA in the UK

If you would like to study an MBA in the UK, arrange your free consultation at one of our SI-UK India offices. 

Universities offering low-cost MBA in UK

University of Bedfordshire 

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £6,750 (EU) £11,250 (International)

University of Bolton 

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £8,500 (EU) £12,500 (International)

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,000

Canterbury Christ Church University

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,000 (EU) £12,900 (International)

De Montfort University

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £8,250 (EU) £14,000 (International)

University of East London

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £15,000

University of Gloucestershire

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £12,500

Glyndwr University

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £9,000

Leeds Beckett University

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £11,300

University of Suffolk

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £11,000

University of Wales, Trinity St David

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Tuition fees: £11,000 

University of Wolverhampton

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Tuition fees: £12,470 

University of Worcester

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition fees: £11,400 

Colleges offering low-cost MBA

Greenwich School of Management (Website)  

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition Fees: £10,000

London School of Commerce (Website)

  • Duration: 12 months
  • Tuition Fees: £6,950

Newcastle College (Website)

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Tuition fees: £8,975

Studying a Low-cost MBA in the UK

Study a low-cost MBA in the UK by applying with us. Arrange your free consultation at one of our SI-UK India offices today. 

Studying in the UK

I had a very great experience right from the start to finish; All the staff were really great and very helpful. I recommend SI-UK for all students who are planning to study in the UK.

Anuradha Venkatesh Msc Energy Management, University of Stirling

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