MBA (Top-up)

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Law

With our MBA (Top-up) you can top-up your existing diploma level qualifications to an MBA at a Business School that champions individuality, delivers competitive advantage and prioritises responsible leadership for positive global impact.

MBA (Top-up)
Duration

12- 24 months (part-time)

Number of Credits

60 credits at Level 7

Start date

April 2024

September 2024

January 2025

Degree Type

MBA

Modules

Skills

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Gain the expertise you need to standout in today’s marketplace.

The Roehampton MBA puts emphasis on the analysis of global organisations' best practices and strategies. 

You’ll also have the chance to pursue a consultancy project with either a multinational corporation or a prominent SME in London.

By focusing on the role of responsible leadership, you’ll become a confident, agile, independent thinker, with the ability to adapt rapidly to change. You’ll graduate with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Lead and manage international business operations
  • Absorb complex information
  • Make difficult strategic decisions and communicate them effectively
  • Lead and manage cross-cultural teams

Professional Development Programme

Through this mandatory, co-curricular module, you’ll practice and enhance your core skills in the following areas:

  • Presenting
  • Critical writing
  • Research

You’ll also work on negotiation techniques, developing the credibility of your arguments to give you the competitive edge.

Professional accreditation

This programme is dual accredited to a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) qualification. This means that students who complete their entire MBA at Roehampton will be eligible for a CMI Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to passing the required mapped CMI modules and CMI moderation).

How you'll learn

Choose an MBA that works for you.

Created in collaboration with industry-leading professionals, the Roehampton MBA has a global outlook – preparing you for the challenges of senior management within an international environment.

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Working in high-spec facilities, like our Business Laboratory and Bloomberg Trading Room, you'll study two taught modules as well as complete a supervised applied research or a consultancy project.

You'll gain a comprehensive understanding of the core aspects of business management, including:

  • The knowledge and practical insight into problem solving and research methods
  • Producing a management research / consultancy 6,000-word report

You’ll also have the chance to pursue a consultancy project with either a multinational corporation or a prominent SME in London.

The Roehampton Business School is a progressive and inclusive community, putting you at the centre of your learning journey. Recognising that our students have different personal circumstances, we limit on-campus teaching to a maximum of two days per week, enabling you to balance your studies with work, family, and other external commitments.

Career options

Take the lead in shaping a sustainable future.

With a Roehampton top-up MBA you'll build up the skills in leadership and management required to cope with careers in diversified business, social and political environments. 

 

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Our dedicated careers team is on hand to help you with personalised support from day one, whether you aspire to:

  • Win your first leadership role in a multinational corporation
  • Take the next step in a high-profile SME
  • Launch a startup, or
  • Start your own consultancy business

 

Application Info

How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

 

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

International students
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.

  • See our Finance pages for more details

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Tuition fees and funding

April 2024 entry tuition fees

Year 1 fees, see links in table below for more information.

UK EU and International
£7,150 £7,950

 

September 2024 entry tuition fees

UK EU and International
£7,508 £8,348

Specific Entry Requirements

The MBA advanced entry route (top-up) is designed for students who have already studied a broad range of Business Management subject areas (120 credits at Level 7) through an APCL (Accreditation of prior certified learning).

Examples of eligible qualifications include the Diploma in Management Studies, Edexcel Extended Diploma in Strategy Management, Pearson BTEC Extended Diploma in Management & Leadership, and ICC Education PG Diploma in Business Management.

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Course Facilities

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 In the new Bloomberg Trading Room students have the opportunity to work with one of the most widely-used financial services system software.

Bloomberg Trading Room

In the new Bloomberg Trading Room students have the opportunity to work with one of the most widely-used financial services system software.

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 “Where innovation and entrepreneurship meets”, the Business Laboratory is open for use to Business School students, alumni, and the Roehampton Business Society.

Business Laboratory

“Where innovation and entrepreneurship meets”, the Business Laboratory is open for use to Business School students, alumni, and the Roehampton Business Society.

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 The Business School is located in the Southlands College part of campus, near to the main University entrance. We have our own building, Queen’s Building.

Queen's Building

The Business School is located in the Southlands College part of campus, near to the main University entrance. We have our own building, Queen’s Building.

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 The Roehampton Esports Arena is also based in the Queen's Building in the Business School for those who are into competitive gaming or just want to relax after lectures.

Esports Arena

The Roehampton Esports Arena is also based in the Queen's Building in the Business School for those who are into competitive gaming or just want to relax after lectures.

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