Master of Business Administration (MBA) Top-Up

University of Bolton - Online Studies
Program overview
2 semesters
Full time

Start dates
June 2023

September 2023

January 2024

June 2024

About this program

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Top-Up

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) Top-Up qualification provides an opportunity to move your career forward. The programme explores how to tackle large-scale, strategic business challenges, giving you the opportunity to grow as a leader in almost any field.

The MBA Top-Up is a challenging and exciting programme, designed as a full-time career development programme for those with management experience. The programme focuses on developing the strategic thinking skills needed in today’s global economy. Critical knowledge of organisations and their management, creative and systematic approaches to understanding business issues and developing knowledge of improving business and management practice, are also part of this programme.

No matter what part of industry or commerce you work in, the MBA Top-Up programme will assist you in gaining a critical understanding of the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations and equip you with the analytical and critical faculties to identify potential solutions. These qualities are sought by prestigious employers.

Course Highlights

  • This MBA course offers you an opportunity to join a well-established postgraduate community engaged in preparing themselves for a career in executive management.
  • Teaching and supervision are delivered by a dedicated team of experienced and well-qualified staff drawn from business and academia.
  • The University’s 24/7 IT facilities and learning areas are freely available for your use.
  • You will be given access to a research and study skills module which will assist in your studies.

Admission requirements

  • Significant work experience in a business or management capacity;
  • And a HE Level 7 qualification with at least 100 credits (minimum) in a relevant subject
  • (for instance, Postgraduate Diploma in Management, ATHE Level 7 Diploma, Pearson DMS or similar such qualifications from accredited qualification awarding organisations).
  • If English isn’t the first language, IELTS 6.5 with normally no less than 6.0 in any band (or equivalent) is required. You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work. When applying please include a reference from the current employer, clearly stating length of employment and give a breakdown of job description and roles and responsibilities.
  • Each application will be reviewed on merit and applications which do not fall into the criteria listed above may still be considered individually.

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Program content

  • Leadership and Management
  • Research Methods and Academic Skills
  • Dissertation


Tuition Fees: GBP 4,500 / course


Credits: 80 Credits (Transcript will show 80 credits at HE7)

Awarding Body: The University of Bolton

Continuing studies

Gaining an MBA allows faster career progression through management in different companies or to apply your skills and knowledge to managing your own business. You can also progress on to a DBA or Research Based PhD.

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University of Bolton - Online Studies

Western International College Online offers degree programs in specialist areas such as Business and Accounting. Students from various academic backgrounds and levels can join WINC Online as a means to earn their Foundation, Undergraduate and Post Graduate degree qualifications. WINC...

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Why study at University of Bolton - Online Studies

Building on the establishment of Western International College, RAK we have established a BACs accredited college in Tottenham Hale, London, England. WINC London is the hub of our UK operations and we are pleased to offer taught as well as online courses in conjunction without UK partners.

Course Delivery

Unlike most online degree programs, where most interaction between teachers and students happens asynchronously, the WINC OL delivery system allows regular contact sessions in synchronous.

Learning Facilities & Resources

Most courses will combine assigned readings from textbooks and other materials, online exercises, problems, or activities put together by the instructor, interactive discussions on cases, situations.

Online Assessment

Assessments are designed to reflect and develop the skills leaders use in their professional environment, so you will be assessed on written assignments, presentations, reflective portfolios and personal development plans.

Highlights of Online Learning

Your classes will take place in an online environment. You can log in at any time at your convenience to the LMS. Once online, you’ll communicate with your instructors and fellow students.

Contact info

University of Bolton - Online Studies

Unit G3, 28-42 Clements Road
IG1 1BA London England
United Kingdom

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