What will I learn?


The MBA Pharmaceutical Management is designed for experienced professionals already working in the pharmaceutical industry or related sectors. It has been designed to equip you with essential management skills and theory with a specialist pharma focus on the key industries and challenges. The course will give you, as an industry specialist, the opportunity to apply management theory and concepts to your sector across a range of different subject areas. You will develop your knowledge and competences to set yourself apart in this dynamic and competitive sector.

Why study the MBA Pharmaceutical Management at Middlesex University?

This programme provides all the advantages of a traditional MBA for those looking to leverage their knowledge and experience of the pharmaceutical industry. The programme is a joint operation between Informa (Knect 365 Learning) and Middlesex University Business School.

Through our collaboration, we have created a programme which brings together academic knowledge and practice in a unique way, drawing on our faculty as well as the experience of those engaged in practice. Your learning experience is enhanced with many of our tutors experienced practitioners and consultants in the sector themselves.


How can the MBA Pharmaceutical Management support your career?

An MBA is a “post experience” course and this programme is for industry professionals wishing to deepen their understanding of both the industry and of management disciplines, and to contextualise their experience using the knowledge, frameworks and theories presented for discussion.

This is why you are required to have relevant full-time professional experience before joining the course. Whatever your motivation, the rigorous academic approach, experienced faculty, internationally engaged peers and proven online learning environment of the MBA will help you realise your leadership potential and fast-track your career.

Which department am I in?

Leadership, Work and Organisations

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (27 months)

Tuition fees
To be confirmed
Start date

1 October 2021


Middlesex University

Hendon Campus,

The Burroughs,


NW4 4BT, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Students need to have: a second class honours degree or above. We will also accept a graduate level professional qualification that has been approved as being of comparable standard. Students must have a minimum of two years' managerial or professional experience in a full-time position. Alternatively, if they do not hold an honours degree they will be required to demonstrate more extensive and successful managerial experience (managerial responsibility for people and/or functions and/or technical expertise). Students may also be required to complete a GMAT test which measures a candidate's academic potential for advanced management studies. We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. Students need to have: an IELTS score of 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.