University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Business Administration

This programme is designed to enable holders of the Diploma in Management Studies (DMS) (or similar UK and international qualification) to gain an MBA qualification in just 1 year. Students take 1 module which 'tops up' their Diploma to sufficient credits to be awarded an MBA. This MBA is available to study part time or by distance learning. The focus of the programme is in developing strategic thinking within an organisation. The ability to recognise and exploit opportunities and the development of strategies to cope with 'managing change' are addressed. Students are instructed in management research techniques enabling them to fulfil the demands of the course assessment scheme and complete a business research project.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally are expected to hold: a Diploma in Management Studies from a British University (120 credits at Level 7/PG); Edexcel Extended Diploma in Strategy Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG); Association of Business Executives PG Diploma in Business Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG); NCC Education PG Diploma in Business Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG); ATHE Diploma in Strategic Management (120 credits at Level 7/PG). Other qualifications may provide full or partial exemption from modules on the Master of Business Administration.

Course modules

Modules: critical issues in business (10 credits); business research project (50 credits).

Assessment methods

Coursework assignments and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MBA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 3,265 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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