University of Strathclyde, in partnership with BIBF, offers a Masters in Business Administration degree through Strathclyde Business School. Strathclyde Business School is one of the oldest, largest and most respected Business Schools in the UK. Strathclyde’s MBA was introduced in1966 and it has been consistently ranked in the top 10 Business Schools in the UK in terms of both research and teaching quality, and top 20 in Europe. Strathclyde is only 1% of business schools in the world (one of around 40 Business schools) to hold international accreditation from the three industry hallmarks of excellence – AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. In October 2016, Strathclyde Business School’s MBA Executive programme ranked globally at 41st in the world, according to the Financial Times.
With so many MBA programmes on offer, your choice of school is crucial. An MBA from the University of Strathclyde Business School faculty is the best investment you can make in your career as a professional. Strathclyde’s international reputation, combined with its high academic and selection standards, is a guarantee that your MBA will retain its value in the years to come. This success is due to the unique delivery structure developed with the local partner, incorporating elements of full-time, part-time and open learning study methods.
The International part-time MBA is a face-to-face taught programme; it is not an ‘on-line’ programme nor is it a ‘distance learning’ programme.
All classes are held on weekends and evenings at the BIBF facility and comprise:
Intensive Seminars held on weekends (Fridays & Saturdays from 9:00-17:00) conducted on average once a month by Strathclyde academics who fly in from Scotland;
Workshops, again held over weekends and run by Strathclyde faculty; and
Tutorial sessions (3 hours) once a week (Monday (1st session) and Thursday (repeat of Monday)) conducted by local counsellors, approved and appointed by Strathclyde.
Student’s registered in the Bahrain centre can attend the intensive seminars, tutorial sessions and workshops at any of the other international centres.
The minimum entry requirements for the Strathclyde MBA programme are:
Aged 25 or older;
High School Diploma or equivalent;
An undergraduate degree from a recognised university;
A minimum of 3 years work experience in managerial/leadership positions; and
IELTS Score of 6.0 and above or TOEFL Score of 79 and above (iBT)
16 Modules, 4 semesters; 2 years
Programme Start Date(s)
April 2019, October 2019 (2 intakes a year)
BHD 10,500/- (Instalment plan available on request)