Master of Business Administration Top-Up (Distance Learning) MBA

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Duration
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Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Distance Learning
Start Date
January

Overview Updated 26/09/2018

The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. Studying the MBA Top-up will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and will enhance your business knowledge and understanding.

This course is designed to enable holders of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (or an equivalent UK or international qualification) to gain an MBA qualification in just one year. You will take one module which tops up your Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an MBA.

Course

Highlights

  • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
  • Top up your qualification to a complete MBA.

Additional

Information

Top-Up

Top-up your existing qualifications to gain a full MBA.

Course Details

Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is our dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through nile.northampton.ac.uk.

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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

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

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

Entry Requirements

If you hold any of the following qualifications you will be eligible to apply for this course:

  • 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)
  • ATHE Diploma in Strategic Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)

Other qualifications may provide full or partial exemption from modules on the MBA. Please contact Admissions for further information.

For information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

Course Content

  • Critical Issues in Business (10 Credits)
    Module code: STRM042
    Core Module Y
  • Business Research Project (30 Credits)
    Module code: STRM059
    Core Module Y
  • International Business Negotiation (20 Credits)
    Module code: STRM060
    Core Module Y
  • The Entrepreneurship Report (20 Credits)
    Module code: MKTM033
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

  • flexible study which is delivered online, wherever you are
  • full support from professionally qualified staff and engagement with fellow students
  • a globally recognised postgraduate qualification

Business and Enterprise

Opportunities Available

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

at the University of Northampton

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

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

Distance Learning: £3,450

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

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.


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Updated 26/09/2018

  • The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. Studying the MBA Top-up will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills and will enhance your business knowledge and understanding.

    This course is designed to enable holders of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (or an equivalent UK or international qualification) to gain an MBA qualification in just one year. You will take one module which tops up your Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an MBA.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
    • Top up your qualification to a complete MBA.
  • Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

    Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is our dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through nile.northampton.ac.uk.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Top-Up

    Top-up your existing qualifications to gain a full MBA.

    • 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 to apply for this course:

    • 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)
    • ATHE Diploma in Strategic Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG)

    Other qualifications may provide full or partial exemption from modules on the MBA. Please contact Admissions for further information.

    For information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply 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 (30 Credits)
      Module code: STRM059
      Core Module Y
    • International Business Negotiation (20 Credits)
      Module code: STRM060
      Core Module Y
    • The Entrepreneurship Report (20 Credits)
      Module code: MKTM033
      Core Module Y
    • Opportunities Available

      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.

    • at the University of Northampton

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

    Distance Learning: £3,450

    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

  • 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

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour