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I am very interested in a part-time or distance learning MBA.
I am very interested in a part-time or distance learning MBA. I would like to know which Business Schools offer these types of programs.

Answer from Cambridge:
Thank you for your question.
I am afraid we do not offer a part time or distance programme.

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Answer from Cranfield:
Cranfield School of Management does not offer a distance learning programme but we do have two part-time programmes - the Executive Part-time Programme and the Executive Modular Programme. Both start in January and are completed in two years

Executive Part-time MBA
Designed for experienced managers who wish to study for the MBA without leaving their job, and who have the support of their employers:
*two-year programme
*attendance at Cranfield on 16 residential weekends (all day Friday and Saturday), plus 4 one-week residential periods each year
*one intake of 100 students per year in January
*tuition fees: currently 16,000 GBP per year - total 32,000 GBP (includes provision of laptop PC for duration of the programme)

Executive Modular MBA
Designed to meet the needs of experienced managers who wish to remain in employment whilst studying, but are based outside the UK, or whose job prevents more regular attendance at Cranfield:
*two-year programme
*6 eight-day modules at Cranfield each year
*approx 2 hours a day individual study between modules, supported by internet learning and discussions
*one intake of 25 students per year in January
*tuition fees : currently 16,000 GBP per year - total 32,000 GBP (includes provision of laptop PC for duration of the programme)

Entry requirements
*normal age range: 25-35
*at least 3 years' postgraduate work experience
*good undergraduate degree and/or professional qualification
*good balanced GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) score (average score at Cranfield: 660)
*IELTS band 7 or TOEFL of 250 (computer test) or 600 (paper test)

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MBA Marketing Administrator


Answer from Ashridge
Thank you for your enquiry. We, at Ashridge, can offer you an Executive (part time) MBA. If this is of interest to you, please let us have your mailing address and we will be happy to send you the information.

Best wishes
Doris Boyle
MBA Admissions


Answer from Open University Business:
As the largest business school in Europe, the Open University Business School remains one of the leading schools that offers the MBA by distance learning methods. But it's important to understand the OUBS definition of distance learning extends significantly beyond correspondence or e-learning courses

Learning with the Open University Business School offers you personal support (face-to-face as well as by telephone, email and computer conferencing), a specialist combination of high-quality study materials and the use of appropriate technology

The unparalleled flexibility of the OUBS methods means that you can carry on with your job and your life. You can continue your studies whenever you are travelling and your studies need not be disrupted when your job or personal circumstances change. There's also no need for you to take extra time off work - a benefit that is valued by students and employers alike

OUBS continues to be dedicated exclusively to the development of distance learning - a specialism that has bred its success and quality, which is recognised in the holding of accreditation by MBA (Association of MBAs) and the award of the EQUIS mark from efmd (European Foundation for Management Development)

The School offers a highly flexible MBA programme that has a broad European perspective. It is designed for practising managers in both middle and senior positions. The emphasis is on strategic analysis, interdisciplinary skills and independent judgement. It also offers a number of other new masters programmes that build on the quality and success of the OUBS MBA programme; they include a specialist Life Sciences MBA, a Master of Public Administration, an MSc in Human Resource Management, an MSc in International Finance and Management, and an MSc in Management and Business Research Methods

For more information about studying with the Open University Business School, visit www.open.ac.uk/oubs/ where full contact details for the School's representatives in Germany can also be found

With regards
Media Relations Officer, The Open University
Neil Coaten


Answer from Warwick:
Warwick Business School has a Distance Learning programme that offers a highly flexible way to attain the prestigious Warwick MBA. Distance learning allows you to choose when and where to study. You don't have to disrupt your career and you can put your learning into immediate action in your work environment.

The Warwick MBA by Distance Learning provides you with a broad understanding of business and management. It will develop your skills to their full potential while you study at your own pace and at your own convenience. You will be well supported with specially designed study materials, online discussion and conferencing, and face-to-face events throughout the programme.

This thoroughly international programme brings together over 1,800 participants from more than 80 countries across all continents. Over fifteen years of experience ensures that our team understands the unique set of challenges you will face when studying at a distance.

If you would like further information, please contact marie.scott@wbs.ac.uk

Kind regards
Catherine Gordon
Assistant Manager, MBA Marketing & Recruitment
Warwick Business School
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