Master of Business Administration (Distance Learning) MBA

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Duration
2 Years
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Start Date
February

Overview Updated 29/11/2018

The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. The MBA will teach you the theory of effective management practice and will equip you with the essential skills, confidence and competence to assist you when you venture into your chosen industry.

Course

Highlights

  • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.

Additional

Information

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) membership grad

The CMI is the leading management organisation in the UK with a developing reputation across the world. Membership provides significant benefits in networking, access to information and research. You will receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership (included as part of your course fees) throughout the course and this will continue to be valid for 12 months after you have graduated.

Please note: This is only applicable to students studying on the distance learning programme delivered direct by The University of Northampton.

Course Details

If you aspire to be a business professional and do not have previous business or management experience then the MBA will allow you to achieve this and enhance your professional development. Studying our MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and enhancing your business knowledge and understanding.

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Careers

Career Opportunities

Unlike other postgraduate programmes which provide in depth specialisation in a specific field, an MBA is interdisciplinary. An MBA exposes you to all areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources.

Postgraduate Loan

Get funding to study

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student finance England.

Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

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 a first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent you will be eligible to apply for this course. Work experience is useful but is not an essential requirement, so long as you can demonstrate a clear passion and interest in business and/or enterprise.

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.

English language requirements

If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of your English language capability at a level approved by the University. The level required for study on masters degree courses is IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent.

For more information on English language requirements, please visit our English Language Requirements page.

Course Content

  • Competitive Strategy and Innovation (20 Credits)
    Module code: STRM043
    Core Module Y
  • Business Management Research Project (30 Credits)
    Module code: STRM059
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Marketing (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM028
    Core Module Y
  • International Business Negotiation (20 Credits)
    Module code: STRM060
    Core Module Y
  • Business Research Project (30 Credits)
    Module code: STRM059
    Core Module Y
  • The Entrepreneurship Report (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM033
    Core Module Y

Your teaching will be delivered electronically and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors online. Studying online will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience* without the need to travel or physically attend classes, 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.

Studying this course will give you an opportunity to undertake professional accreditation in Marketing, Management** and Project Management.

*Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

**This is only available if you are studying this course via distance learning delivered directly by The University of Northampton.

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Facilities &

Special Features

PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Award

PRINCE2® (Projects in Controlled Environments) is the internationally recognised project management programme. Online learning materials are provided as part of your course fees. Additional PRINCE2 assessment must be successfully completed in addition to your MBA study.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) membership grade

The CMI is the leading management organisation in the UK with a developing reputation across the world. Membership provides significant benefits in networking, access to information and research.

You will receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership (included as part of your course fees) throughout the course and this will continue to be valid for 12 months after you have graduated.

Please note: This is only applicable to students studying on the distance learning programme delivered direct by The University of Northampton.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees 19/20

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

Distance Learning: £5,265  (Year One 90 credits) £5,265 (Year Two 90 credits)

Year Two fee may be subject to an inflationary increase in 20/21

Postgraduate Loans

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

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

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.

Distance Learning: £5,200 (Year One 90 credits) £5,200 (Year Two 90 credits)

Year Two fee may be subject to an inflationary increase in 19/20.

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

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

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.

Distance Learning: £5,265  (Year One 90 credits) £5,265 (Year Two 90 credits)

18/19 Tuition Fees

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

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

Distance Learning: £5,200 (Year One 90 credits) £5,200 (Year Two 90 credits)

To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, 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…

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  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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Distance Learning

Distance learning is an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various online courses which work flexibly around your requirements.

Our programmes of study encompass a wide range of methods of learning, teaching and assessment to help you gain the skills you will need for your working life.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 29/11/2018

  • The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. The MBA will teach you the theory of effective management practice and will equip you with the essential skills, confidence and competence to assist you when you venture into your chosen industry.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
  • If you aspire to be a business professional and do not have previous business or management experience then the MBA will allow you to achieve this and enhance your professional development. Studying our MBA course will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and enhancing your business knowledge and understanding.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Chartered Management Institute (CMI) membership grad

    The CMI is the leading management organisation in the UK with a developing reputation across the world. Membership provides significant benefits in networking, access to information and research. You will receive a CMI Level 7 Diploma and affiliate membership (included as part of your course fees) throughout the course and this will continue to be valid for 12 months after you have graduated.

    Please note: This is only applicable to students studying on the distance learning programme delivered direct by The University of Northampton.

    • Career Opportunities

      Unlike other postgraduate programmes which provide in depth specialisation in a specific field, an MBA is interdisciplinary. An MBA exposes you to all areas of business including accounting, finance, marketing, and human resources.

    • Get funding to study

      If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student finance England.

      Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

  • If you hold a first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent you will be eligible to apply for this course. Work experience is useful but is not an essential requirement, so long as you can demonstrate a clear passion and interest in business and/or enterprise.

    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.

    English language requirements

    If your native language is not English you must provide evidence of your English language capability at a level approved by the University. The level required for study on masters degree courses is IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent.

    For more information on English language requirements, please visit our English Language Requirements 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

    • Competitive Strategy and Innovation (20 Credits)
      Module code: STRM043
      Core Module Y
    • Business Management Research Project (30 Credits)
      Module code: STRM059
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Marketing (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM028
      Core Module Y
    • International Business Negotiation (20 Credits)
      Module code: STRM060
      Core Module Y
    • Business Research Project (30 Credits)
      Module code: STRM059
      Core Module Y
    • The Entrepreneurship Report (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM033
      Core Module Y

    Your teaching will be delivered electronically and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors online. Studying online will give you the flexibility to study at your convenience* without the need to travel or physically attend classes, 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.

    Studying this course will give you an opportunity to undertake professional accreditation in Marketing, Management** and Project Management.

    *Please note that modules are delivered within trimester periods so you will need to complete them in specified times.

    **This is only available if you are studying this course via distance learning delivered directly by The University of Northampton.

    Read more
    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

  • Tuition Fees 19/20

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

    Distance Learning: £5,265  (Year One 90 credits) £5,265 (Year Two 90 credits)

    Year Two fee may be subject to an inflationary increase in 20/21

    Postgraduate Loans

    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

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

    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.

    Distance Learning: £5,200 (Year One 90 credits) £5,200 (Year Two 90 credits)

    Year Two fee may be subject to an inflationary increase in 19/20.

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

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

    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.

    Distance Learning: £5,265  (Year One 90 credits) £5,265 (Year Two 90 credits)

    18/19 Tuition Fees

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

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

    Distance Learning: £5,200 (Year One 90 credits) £5,200 (Year Two 90 credits)

    To see what funding may be available to you as an International student, 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…

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  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…

  • Distance learning is an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various online courses which work flexibly around your requirements.

    Our programmes of study encompass a wide range of methods of learning, teaching and assessment to help you gain the skills you will need for your working life.

*Course data provided by Unistats

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

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