Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Central Lancashire

It takes around 4 months to complete the MBA program. After completing the Qualifi Level 7 postgraduate diploma, students can apply for the MBA programme at University of Central Lancashire.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Central Lancashire

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University of Central Lancashire
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Course Type

MBA Top-Up

Study Method

Online and Part-time

Start Date

September / January / June

Course Duration

4 months

Assessment

No exam, assessed on a continuous basis through assignments and class participation

Language Medium

English

Progression Pathway

Requirements

  • Level 6 Qualification or First Degree or Three years managerial work experience (evaluated on a case-by-case basis)
  • A good command of English

Existing educational qualifications and work experience will be directly taken into programme and allowing for module exemptions, please email or WhatsApp us for details.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or
  • HKALE Use of English at Grade E or above, or HKDSE Examination English Language at Level 3 or above or
  • Satisfy the examiners in UK EDUCATION qualifying examination, if required
 

Accreditation

  • Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership by Qualifi
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) Provided by University of Central Lancashire

 

Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Provided by Qualifi

Mandatory Units
You must take all six of the following:

Mandatory Units

Unit

Reference

Mandatory Units

Level

TQT

Credit

GLH

702

Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy

7

150

15

60

704

Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking

7

150

15

60

705

Leading a Strategic Management Project

7

150

15

60

706

Strategic Direction

7

150

15

60

711

Strategic Planning

7

150

15

60

724

Development as a Strategic Manager

7

150

15

60

 

Optional Units

Select at least two of the following:

Optional Units

Unit

Reference

Optional Units

Level

TQT

Credit

GLH

703

Finance for Managers

7

150

15

60

708

Strategic Marketing

7

150

15

60

710

Organisational Change Strategies

7

150

15

60

712

Human Resource Planning

7

150

15

60

The overall structure of the course is based on eight units that cover a number of topics relating to learning outcomes. Six units are mandatory with learners being able to choose two optional units from four. Each unit has the equivalency of 15 credits.

Learners will be invited to attend lectures and workshops that will introduce the subject matter. Learners must complete all units successfully and achieve 120 credits before the Diploma can be issued.

MBA Top-Up Provided by University of Central Lancashire

The Master of Business Administration taught and awarded by University of Central Lancashire is an intensive programme designed for those wishing either to establish or sustain a successful managerial or professional career. This 4-month MBA Top-Up is delivered 100% online and is intended for holders of a recognised postgraduate diploma with 120 credits.

Taught by highly experienced and qualified tutors, who will provide guidance for the completion of an MBA dissertation, the MBA provides a rigorous process of personal and managerial development in which you are encouraged and expected to make your own unique contribution.

The UCLan MBA is well established and enjoys an excellent reputation amongst employer organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors. Graduates of the MBA can progress to senior positions in their organisation, or to the completion of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).

Students study one core unit:

  • Dissertation (Major Project)

More Information

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an intensive and specialized course designed to empower individuals in establishing or advancing their managerial and professional careers. Delivered entirely online, this accelerated MBA Top-Up program span over 4 months which tailored for individuals who already hold a recognized postgraduate diploma with 120 credits.

Throughout this program, you will be guided by a team of highly experienced and qualified tutors who provide continuous support as you navigate the completion of an MBA dissertation. This transformative journey fosters both personal and managerial development, encouraging you to make a unique and impactful contribution.

What sets this program apart is its emphasis on coursework and dissertation, eliminating the need for traditional exams. Instead, you will engage in practical assessments and projects that allow you to apply your knowledge in real-world contexts, equipping you with valuable skills and insights.

Designed for distance learning, the UCLan MBA offers unparalleled flexibility, allowing you to study at your own pace and convenience. Leveraging an advanced online platform, you will have access to a comprehensive range of resources, interactive learning materials, and engaging virtual discussions, ensuring a rich and immersive educational experience.

Upon successful completion the 4 month MBA course , you will be awarded a highly prestigious qualification, equipping you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel in your professional endeavors. With the UCLan MBA, you open doors to enhanced career prospects and potential advancements in your chosen field, setting the stage for a successful and fulfilling future.