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Executive Master of Business Administration Top-Up MBA

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Distance Learning
Start Date
September, January

Overview Updated 30/06/2020

Our Executive MBA Top-Up course is designed to enable holders of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (or equivalent UK and international qualifications) to gain an MBA degree qualification in just one year.

This EMBA course is available via Distance Learning with a September and January intake.

May 2019/20 Intakes

Defence Minerva Stratford Business School

September 2020/21 Intakes

Distance Learning Defence Minerva Stratford Business School

January 2020/21 Intakes

Distance Learning Defence Minerva Stratford Business School

Course

Highlights

  • Gain an MBA qualification in just one year
  • Balance study with your commitments at work and home
  • Enhance your employment opportunities

Course Details

What is a Top Up MBA?

This MBA Top-Up degree is designed to allow individuals who already have a management or business postgraduate diploma to gain a full MBA qualification via a fast-track route.

Available on a Distance Learning basis, it is the ideal way to fit your study around your current employment while gaining an internationally recognised qualification to help propel you in the world of business.

What are the career options after an MBA?

Your management technique and competence will be significantly improved upon completion of the MBA course, giving you the skills and confidence to progress into higher level management positions and other employment opportunities.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Your management technique and competence will be significantly improved on completion of the MBA, giving you the skills and confidence to progress into higher level management positions and other employment opportunities.

Contacts

Course Enquiries

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

 

Entry Requirements

If you hold any of the following qualifications you will be eligible for entry onto this course (subject to conditions below):

  • a Diploma in Management Studies from a British University (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
  • Edexcel Extended Diploma in Strategy Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
  • Association of Business Executives (ABE) PG Diploma in Business Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
  • NCC Education PG Diploma in Business Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
  • Other Business Management qualifications of the same level also considered

In addition to one of the qualifications listed above, we ask that you have a minimum of two years’ management experience. It would be helpful if your CV made your managerial experience clear.

If you would like more information on how to apply for this course, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Critical issues in Business (10 Credits)
    Module code: STRM042
    Core Module Y
  • Business Research Project (50 Credits)
    Module code: STRM044
    Core Module Y

You will take one module and submit the Business Research Report which will top up your Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an Executive MBA.

Teaching for this course will be delivered electronically, allowing you to balance your MBA study with your existing work and home commitments. You will be supported by teaching staff who are both professionally qualified and experienced in the industry. In addition to this, all students are also encouraged to engage with each other online.

Facilities &

Special Features

A Top-Up EMBA course with the University of Northampton allows you to gain an MBA qualification in just one year. This will further enhance your employment opportunities in the competitive business world.

Being able to study an MBA Distance Learning course also allows you to balance your study around other commitments you have, such as work and home. With no need to physically attend classes, you can enjoy greater flexibility to pursue your study at your own convenience. Do note that modules are delivered within trimester periods, so you must complete them within specified times.

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

Fees & Funding

20/21 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time & Distance Learning : £3,555  full course fee

(Applies Home/EU & International)

If you are ELCAS funded, please contact Finance on 01604 892236 or email income@northampton.ac.uk

To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.<

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time & Distance Learning : £3,510  full course fee

(Applies Home/EU & International)

If you are ELCAS funded, please call Finance on 01604 892236.

To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…


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Updated 30/06/2020

  • Our Executive MBA Top-Up course is designed to enable holders of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (or equivalent UK and international qualifications) to gain an MBA degree qualification in just one year.

    This EMBA course is available via Distance Learning with a September and January intake.

    May 2019/20 Intakes

    Defence Minerva Stratford Business School

    September 2020/21 Intakes

    Distance Learning Defence Minerva Stratford Business School

    January 2020/21 Intakes

    Distance Learning Defence Minerva Stratford Business School

    Course

    Highlights

    • Gain an MBA qualification in just one year
    • Balance study with your commitments at work and home
    • Enhance your employment opportunities
  • What is a Top Up MBA?

    This MBA Top-Up degree is designed to allow individuals who already have a management or business postgraduate diploma to gain a full MBA qualification via a fast-track route.

    Available on a Distance Learning basis, it is the ideal way to fit your study around your current employment while gaining an internationally recognised qualification to help propel you in the world of business.

    What are the career options after an MBA?

    Your management technique and competence will be significantly improved upon completion of the MBA course, giving you the skills and confidence to progress into higher level management positions and other employment opportunities.

    • Career Opportunities

      Your management technique and competence will be significantly improved on completion of the MBA, giving you the skills and confidence to progress into higher level management positions and other employment opportunities.

  • If you hold any of the following qualifications you will be eligible for entry onto this course (subject to conditions below):

    • a Diploma in Management Studies from a British University (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
    • Edexcel Extended Diploma in Strategy Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
    • Association of Business Executives (ABE) PG Diploma in Business Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
    • NCC Education PG Diploma in Business Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)
    • Other Business Management qualifications of the same level also considered

    In addition to one of the qualifications listed above, we ask that you have a minimum of two years’ management experience. It would be helpful if your CV made your managerial experience clear.

    If you would like more information on how to apply for this course, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

     

    Contacts

    Course Enquiries

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Critical issues in Business (10 Credits)
      Module code: STRM042
      Core Module Y
    • Business Research Project (50 Credits)
      Module code: STRM044
      Core Module Y

    You will take one module and submit the Business Research Report which will top up your Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an Executive MBA.

    Teaching for this course will be delivered electronically, allowing you to balance your MBA study with your existing work and home commitments. You will be supported by teaching staff who are both professionally qualified and experienced in the industry. In addition to this, all students are also encouraged to engage with each other online.

    Facilities &

    Special Features

    A Top-Up EMBA course with the University of Northampton allows you to gain an MBA qualification in just one year. This will further enhance your employment opportunities in the competitive business world.

    Being able to study an MBA Distance Learning course also allows you to balance your study around other commitments you have, such as work and home. With no need to physically attend classes, you can enjoy greater flexibility to pursue your study at your own convenience. Do note that modules are delivered within trimester periods, so you must complete them within specified times.

    • Our Graduate Discount Scheme

      If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

      Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

  • 20/21 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 20/21 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time & Distance Learning : £3,555  full course fee

    (Applies Home/EU & International)

    If you are ELCAS funded, please contact Finance on 01604 892236 or email income@northampton.ac.uk

    To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2020. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.<

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time & Distance Learning : £3,510  full course fee

    (Applies Home/EU & International)

    If you are ELCAS funded, please call Finance on 01604 892236.

    To see what Scholarships and funding may be available to you, please visit our Bursaries and Scholarships page.

    Additional costs

    There are no additional costs for this course for students beginning their studies in September 2019. Should this change, applicants and students will be contacted by the university with details of the costs.

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,000.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply.  The…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our new £330 million campus.

360 Virtual Tour

Virtual tour