Master of Business Administration - Defence - MBAD

Business Skills College
2 years part-time/modular

About this course

The Defence Academy has joined forces with Cranfield School of Management to offer a unique MBA programme that is specifically designed for the defence community. The MBA (Defence) programme is a development of the successful AMBA-accredited MDA (Masters in Defence Administration) programme, which was offered at our Shrivenham campus for nearly 20 years. It reflects a growing interest both within the UK defence sector and the international defence community for management education. The programme will meet the need for those working in the defence sector to command a comprehensive portfolio of commercial management skills, enabling them to contribute more effectively towards the management of major Defence procurement projects.

This course has one intake per year: Wed 20 Jan 21 (tbc).

What you will learn

Takes you on to accelerated career advancement within the defence sector. The MBA programme will equip you to lead and influence the development of organisations in this rapidly evolving sector.

How will this course help my career?

A key development course to accelerate your career advancement.

Before you attend

Normally a 1st or 2nd class honours degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent. Alternatively, a lesser qualification together with appropriate work experience may be acceptable. A minimum of 3 years' work experience. If English is not your native language, you must attain an IELTS score of 7 or TOEFL score of 600 (paper test) or 100 (internet test).

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)

How will I learn?

Blended Learning

How will you be assessed?

End of course written exam.