Master of Business Administration (Executive) Top-Up MBA

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

Overview Updated 02/11/2018

Our MBA courses are carefully designed to offer you an in-depth knowledge of all critical business areas and functions. The Master of Business Administration Executive is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated professionals.

Our MBA Executive 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. You will take one module and submit the Business Research Report which will top up your Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an MBA. This course is available to study by distance learning.

Course

Highlights

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

Additional

Information

MBA business trip

The MBA business trip is an opportunity to visit a location outside of the UK to explore and evaluate business and management issues. In the past our students have visited Brussels, Dubai and Greece on a three day trip with the MBA cohort and tutors. There may also be an opportunity to meet and network with other MBA students and staff from our partners around the world.*

*The MBA Business trip will cost approximately an additional £500 including flights, hotel and an MBA networking event.

Course Details

Our MBA Executive Top-up is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills that you will have developed during previous postgraduate business or management study.

This course allows you to consider issues in an organisation or total business context. Your skills in analysing business and organisational problems will be enhanced throughout your time with us.

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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

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

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.

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

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

Facilities &

Special Features

The MBA business trip is an opportunity to visit a location outside of the UK to explore and evaluate business and management issues. In the past our students have visited Brussels, Dubai and Greece on a three day trip with the MBA cohort and tutors. There may also be an opportunity to meet and network with other MBA students and staff from our partners around the world.*

*The MBA Business trip will cost approximately an additional £500 including flights, hotel and an MBA networking event.

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.

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.

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…

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

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 02/11/2018

  • Our MBA courses are carefully designed to offer you an in-depth knowledge of all critical business areas and functions. The Master of Business Administration Executive is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated professionals.

    Our MBA Executive 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. You will take one module and submit the Business Research Report which will top up your Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an MBA. This course is available to study by distance learning.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible online learning to fit around your schedule.
    • Top up your qualification to a complete MBA.
  • Our MBA Executive Top-up is designed to enhance your knowledge and skills that you will have developed during previous postgraduate business or management study.

    This course allows you to consider issues in an organisation or total business context. Your skills in analysing business and organisational problems will be enhanced throughout your time with us.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    MBA business trip

    The MBA business trip is an opportunity to visit a location outside of the UK to explore and evaluate business and management issues. In the past our students have visited Brussels, Dubai and Greece on a three day trip with the MBA cohort and tutors. There may also be an opportunity to meet and network with other MBA students and staff from our partners around the world.*

    *The MBA Business trip will cost approximately an additional £500 including flights, hotel and an MBA networking event.

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

    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.

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

    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
    • 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.

  • 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.

    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…

    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

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour