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Nine facts you didn’t know about an MBA

Did you know that the MBA originated in America, as far back as the early 20th century? Or that MBS has earned triple accreditation from all three major governing bodies?

Given the rich history and reputation of this degree, there are countless interesting facts you may not know about the MBA. For example, many MBAs offer the opportunity to study and gain business experience abroad, from Dubai to São Paulo. In fact, studying an MBA can help you not only learn valuable business skills, but also network with some of the most respected professionals in your chosen industry, building valuable relationships for your future career.

There are a number of different MBA formats, e.g. Full Time, Part-time and Executive

There are a number of different MBA formats, e.g. Full Time, Part-time.

The average salary for MBA graduates is £62,300 and our graduates receive an average salary increase of 92% (within 3 years of graduating - FT Global MBA Rankings 2015).

The average salary for MBA graduates is £62,300 and our graduates receive an average salary increase of 92% (within 3 years of graduating - FT Global MBA Rankings 2015).

MBS is one of a select group of institutions globally that has earned triple accreditation from all three major MBA bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

MBS is one of a select group of institutions globally that has earned triple accreditation from all three major MBA bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

MBA graduates work in a wide range of industries from consulting, finance and technology to consumer goods, pharma, energy and the public sector.

MBA graduates work in a wide range of industries from consulting, finance and technology to consumer goods, pharma, energy and the public sector.

All our MBAs offer global electives in Dubai, Hong Kong, So Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore.

All our MBAs offer global electives in Dubai, Hong Kong, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore.

The MBA originated in the USA in the early 20th century. MBS then launched its first MBAs in 1965 - jointly the first MBA in the UK.

The MBA originated in the USA in the early 20th century. MBS then launched its first MBAs in 1965 - jointly the first MBA in the UK.

The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking is globally respected by employers. In 2015, MBS ranked 5th in the UK, 12th in Europe and 35th worldwide.

The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking is globally respected by employers. In 2015, MBS ranked 5th in the UK, 12th in Europe and 35th worldwide.

An MBA can vary from one year to five years, full or part-time. E.g, the MBS Full-time MBA is 18 months long, incorporating 900 hours of live client projects.

An MBA can vary from one year to five years, full or part-time. E.g, the MBS Full-time MBA is 18 months long, incorporating 900 hours of live client projects.

MBS can offer advice on how to apply for your MBA. Simply call us on 0161 826 9584 to find out more.

MBS can offer advice on how to apply for your MBA.

Simply call us on
0161 826 9584
to find out more.