Arden University

MBA (Top-Up)

At A Glance

Course Title

MBA (Top-Up)

Course Type


Course Level


Study Method

Distance Learning

Start Date

September / January

Course Duration

12 months

Awarded & Delivered By

Arden University
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Course Description

Are you looking to accelerate your career and fast-track your way to the top? The Arden University MBA Top-Up Distance Learning Degree will give you the opportunity to build on your existing qualifications and unlock enhanced career prospects.
You may not have realised, but that postgraduate qualification you already have can progress you to a full MBA with just 12 months of study – and at a fraction of the cost.
With the Arden MBA Top-up Master’s Degree, you will study the development and implementation of strategy and how you can sustain both yourself and the organisation you manage in the future. You’ll also complete a work-based project in an area of your choice.
You will study a cross-cutting ‘strategic’ module during your MBA Top-Up Master’s Degree, designed for practising managers looking to take the next step up by considering contemporary ideas in a global context. The development and implementation of strategy and how you can sustain both yourself and the organisation you manage in the future – are also themes you will explore throughout your MBA Top-Up. This will be followed by a work-based project in a relevant area of your choice, providing you with the opportunity to add value to your employer’s business and enhance your CV.

Course Content

Responsible Global Citizenship: Understand global issues and their place in a globalised economy, ethical decision-making and accountability. Adopt self awareness, openness and sensitivity to diversity in culture.
Discipline Expertise: Knowledge and understanding of chosen field. Possess a range of skills to operate within this sector, have a keen awareness of current developments in working practice being well positioned to respond to change

Study Method

The MBA (Top-Up) degree is studied 100% online through Arden University. To support your development and ensure you are on the right track with your distance learning studies, the university will provide you with tutor feedback on every assessment you submit. If required, your Arden tutor may be able to give you suggestions for improvement and help you understand how to apply your newly acquired skills into real life settings.

Course Fees

Please get in touch with us to get the most up-to-date course fee for this programme.

Entry Requirements

  • A Postgraduate (Level 7) Diploma or equivalent.

  • Applicants without a Level 7 Diploma but holding significant managerial experience will be considered for Advanced Entry on a case-by-case basis.

  • Applicants who wish to complete a Postgraduate Diploma to gain entry to the MBA Final Stage can do so here: Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

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This degree programme has intakes in September and January. Click the Enrol Now button and share your information so that one of our Academic Advisors will get in touch with you promptly.

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