M.B.A. On Campus

Business Administration (Top-Up) via Study Centres

University of Sunderland

12 months
Tuition fee
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Fast-track your career in business leadership, demonstrate your value to employers and qualify for senior roles with significant responsibility with the Business Administration (Top-Up) via Study Centres programme of the University of Sunderland.


An MBA is an internationally respected business qualification. In one year you will develop a strategic understanding of all aspects of managing a successful business. You will study a broad range of topics, from global corporate strategy to international business environment.

The Business Administration (Top-Up) via Study Centres programme of the University of Sunderland prepares you for senior roles that have major responsibility. Our aim is to accelerate your progress towards well-paid positions of leadership.

Career ready

An MBA is a challenging qualification which requires significant dedication. Employers recognise its worth, and the value that an MBA-qualified business leader can bring to their organisation.

Sunderland MBA graduates now work in a number of roles, including a Financial Controller in the Gulf region, Operations Director in an oil company, General Manager in Eastern Europe, Division Chief in China, Business Development Manager for an automotive supplier, Vice President of a Canadian corporation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Financial Management and Control
  • Strategic Management in an International Context

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least 6 months in advance.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You can apply for direct entry on to the MBA (Top-up) if you hold one of the following qualifications:

  • EdExcel BTEC Diploma in Management Studies
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Executive Diploma

You must have a record of experience in the workplace and the ability to operate in a managerial role. Relevant work experience might be gained through internships, work placements, graduate projects, voluntary work or other experience, with a cumulative duration of at least three months.

We will consider applicants who do not have standard qualifications but who have appropriate professional and managerial experience.

Tuition Fee

Please contact the relevant study centre website for information about tuition fees and scholarship.

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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