Executive Master of Business Administration Top-Up MBA

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

Overview Updated 21/08/2019

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 qualification in just one year.

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

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

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.

  • Critical issues in Business (10 Credits)
  • Business Research Project (50 Credits)

Your teaching will be delivered electronically enabling you to balance study with your commitments at work and home, whilst enhancing your employment opportunities.

You will be aided throughout the process by our supportive teaching staff that are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you. You will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors online.

Studying via distance learning will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience without the need to travel or physically attend classes. Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

 

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
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
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 the qualifications listed above, we ask that you have a minimum of two years of relevant management experience. We will consider your application if you can prove any prior credit or experiential learning that is relevant to the course. As this postgraduate qualification will attract professional practitioners and managers, you may be admitted on the basis of an assessment of meaningful and measurable prior learning or professional experience.

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

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

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.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Part Time & Distance Learning : £3,450 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.

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 21/08/2019

  • 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 qualification in just one year.

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

    Course

    Highlights

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

    • Critical issues in Business (10 Credits)
    • Business Research Project (50 Credits)

    Your teaching will be delivered electronically enabling you to balance study with your commitments at work and home, whilst enhancing your employment opportunities.

    You will be aided throughout the process by our supportive teaching staff that are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you. You will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors online.

    Studying via distance learning will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience without the need to travel or physically attend classes. Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

     

    • 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 the qualifications listed above, we ask that you have a minimum of two years of relevant management experience. We will consider your application if you can prove any prior credit or experiential learning that is relevant to the course. As this postgraduate qualification will attract professional practitioners and managers, you may be admitted on the basis of an assessment of meaningful and measurable prior learning or professional experience.

    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
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    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
    • 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.

  • 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.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Part Time & Distance Learning : £3,450 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.

    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

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