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MBA (Master of Business Administration) (Top Up)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    MBA - Master of Business Administration

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The top-up MBA is an online course aimed at students who have already gained a Post Graduate Diploma in a Business/ Management subject and are seeking to top this qualification up to an MBA. This course can be completed within 12 months.

This course is fully online meaning students can engage with the material when they wish and manage their learning around other commitments.

The MBA is globally recognised as the leading management qualification for senior managers and executives. Completing an MBA is a transformative experience, where students will learn how to engage with the leading edge of management research and apply it in their own practice. By joining the USW top-up MBA you will join a global online community of business leaders. Here you will find support, encouragement and a network which will last long after the completion of the course.

Assessment

The course is assessed entirely by coursework.

The Research Methods modules are assessed by 2 written assignments. The first assignment focusses on quantitative methods and is 2,500 words in length. The second assignment focusses on qualitative methods and is 3,000 words in length. The Management Project is also an extended piece of coursework and is 12,000 words in length.

Careers

The purpose of an MBA is to equip students for senior management/ executive roles. The main focus of the course is the strategic application of knowledge. On completion of the course, students will have a strong understanding of the main components of contemporary organisations and how to integrate these components into a cohesive corporate strategy to gain competitive advantage.

An MBA equips graduates for senior management/ executive roles in any sector. Recent graduates have entered senior management and director roles within their organisation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 4,767overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

USW has campuses in and around Cardiff, a multicultural student city. Expect competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and affordable living costs.
USW’s focus is on employability – choose from 500+ courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
Students from more than 120 countries study at USW. Enjoy a warm welcome as well as help and guidance from a dedicated International Student Support team.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    95th out of 124 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    112 52%

    87th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53.0 53%

    82nd

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    34th

    16

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