MBA Top up

About the MBA Top up Course

On completion of the OBS level 7 course, students have the opportunity to pursue an MBA programme from a range of UK universities. The courses can be studied online, allowing them to take on the same modules, assignments and assessments as the on-campus students.

The MBA course is a postgraduate qualification in management which is recognised and accepted worldwide.You will be assessed in a number of ways such as essays, case studies, practical work, reports and examinations. Moreover, the University expects you to be involved in sufficient additional study, learning group work and networking.

Duration of the Course

8-9 months depending on the university.

Entry Requirements

Please note specific university requirements will differ depending on which university a student wishes to complete the top up at. Normally universities will require 120 credits at Level 7 and a BA degree, or equivalent work experience in a managerial position.

Requirements for English Language

If English is not your native language, you may need to provide verification of your English language capability. There will usually be an ILETS or TOEFL English language requirement or equivalent.


The following universities run MBA top up programmes byDISTANCE LEARNING:

University of Sunderland

Top up to MBA with one module + dissertation – UK £4495

Top up to MBA with one module + dissertation – Overseas £4125

University of Northampton

Top up to MBA with one module + Research project for £3450

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Postgraduate Top up to MBA for €3000

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their Studies (click here to find out more).

Career Opportunities

An MBA is a globally accepted qualification that will improve your opportunities for a career in management. It is one of the most popular qualifications as it offers you the opportunity to earn additional qualifications.

The level 7 postgraduate management course has been developed to cater to the needs of aspiring and experienced managers in different sectors. The course will not only enable you to understand the inner workings of business and management, but it will also help you to develop your effectiveness as a practising manager in a global corporate environment.

This MBA course also meets the business needs of professionals who have already exhibited their managerial proficiency and aspire to reach senior management level and improve their careers further.