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Pre-Master Online

MBA (Top-up)

Arden University Online

12 months
4071 GBP/year
3800 GBP/year
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This globally recognised qualification is designed for managers who are ready to take the next step up in their careers. 

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With this MBA (Top-up)  programme offered by Arden University Online  you will study a cross-cutting ‘strategic’ module, designed for practising managers looking to take the step upwards 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 themes you will explore. 

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 and enhance your CV.


Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation means that you will receive a CMI certification in leadership and management alongside your degree when you graduate. Your CMI membership--which grants you exclusive access to resources for networking and learning--will also be free of charge during your studies.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 2 modules: 

  • Implementing Strategy


  • A Research Project


  • A Dissertation 


This programme is designed for practising managers who are ready to move in to more senior leadership positions. The specialist skills you will have after completing this MBA (Top-up) are highly valued by employers and will give you a competitive edge when moving forward in your career.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 120 credits at level 7 in a broadly based business/management award, for example a Post Graduate Diploma in Business, plus 2 years suitable work experience. 
  • If you are not an English native speaker, you will be required to provide us with a proof of English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4071 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4071 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • £3,800 (UK & EU)
  • £4,071(International)


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