MBA with Advanced Entry (Top-up) at University of Roehampton - UCAS

Course summary

Why this course? • Dual accredited meaning upon graduation you are eligible for a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) • A flexible delivery pattern allows you to top up an MBA in as little as six months (up to 24 months) • Top ten in the UK for postgraduate student satisfaction (PTES 2022, 2023) • Jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country, and the best modern university in London for research excellence. (REF 2021). 77% of our research is ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2021) About this course The MBA advanced entry route (top-up) lets you top-up your existing diploma level qualifications to an MBA at Roehampton’s well-established Business School. You will learn in a stimulating active blended learning environment that values critical appraisal and reflective practice. This programme has been designed with input from successful senior managers, and will equip you with an understanding of the needs of global business. This MBA will also prepare you for the challenges of senior management within an international business environment. On this top-up programme, you will study two taught modules as well as complete a supervised applied research or a consultancy project. The compulsory taught module is Problem Solving and Research Methods for Managers (20 credits) and will provide knowledge and practical insight into problem solving and research methods. The compulsory third module is Applied Research or a Consultancy Project (20 credits). Drawing on the proposal developed in the Project Methods and Data Analysis Module, you will produce a management research/consultancy 6,000-word report. Skills Do you want to top-up your existing qualifications to an MBA at a supportive, and career-focussed Business School? The Roehampton MBA puts emphasis on the analysis of global organisations' best practices and strategies and it provides the opportunity to pursue a consultancy project with either a multinational corporation or a leading SME in London. On successful completion of your MBA you will have the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead and manage global business operations; to absorb complex information; to make difficult strategic decisions and communicate them effectively; and to lead and manage cross-cultural project teams You will learn about key concepts such as managing people, operations, marketing and finance; and learn what businesses need to do to operate effectively and ethically in a culturally diverse environment. Career opportunities On the top-up MBA you will build up the skills in leadership and management required to cope with careers in diversified business, social and political environments. The current pandemic has forced organisations to develop a new sense of purpose and value which will lead to the creation of more career opportunities for those who will benefit from a top-up MBA. On graduating you will be equipped to work as a manager in a multinational corporation, international SME or start your own consultancy business.


Examples include: • Problem Solving and Research Methods for Managers • Applied Research or Consultancy Project • Advanced Project Management

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

Entry requirements

You should usually hold a second-class honours degree (certain programmes may require a 2:1) from a recognised British or overseas university. Advice on recognition can be obtained from the Admissions Office. Non-graduates with appropriate professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £8348 Year 1
Channel Islands £7508 Year 1
International £8348 Year 1
England £7508 Year 1
Scotland £7508 Year 1
Wales £7508 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7508 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees quoted for 2024
MBA with Advanced Entry (Top-up) at University of Roehampton - UCAS