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MBA Top-Up Full Time
Course starts: 26 October 2020Apply now
MBA Top-Up Part Time
Course starts: 26 October 2020Apply now
This Master of Business Administration (MBA) Top-Up is for people who already hold a Diploma in Management Studies or an equivalent postgraduate qualification.
We understand that your MBA is part of an onward journey. We offer extensive career support to help you gain a rapid return on your investment in yourself – and achieve your personal goals.
|Upcoming start dates|
|26 October 2020|
|22 February 2021|
Our hybrid teaching model combines face-to-face and online teaching to ensure that you can undertake your course with us and keep safe. For your Masters course, your experience will include an induction where you will be meet various staff early on, including our Head of School, Chair of the Postgraduate Programme Studies Board, and your Programme Leader. During induction you will also be allocated a Personal Tutor and have a scheduled 1:1 meeting with them, soon after.
Over the duration of the academic year we will ensure that you receive a full range of appropriate learning experiences to develop your knowledge and skills, including weekly face-to-face module session time alongside students within your tutorial group, and online interactive sessions with guest lectures, practitioner talks and skills-based activities shared across the whole Postgraduate Business Management suite.
Teaching and learning methods include lectures, seminars, class discussions, case studies, group work, presentations and applied study.
Assessment is mainly through the dissertation and assignments, as well as exams in some subjects.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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The annual fee for this course is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
The Skills Boost North East Discount is a 20% waiver on the full cost of course fees for postgraduate taught Masters courses for any worker who has been furloughed, has been made redundant, or is likely to be made redundant and who has a local connection to the North East region. The discount is also available to anyone with a connection to the North East who graduated in academic year 2019/20 with an undergraduate degree from any university, or who has graduated with an undergraduate degree from a university in the North East in academic year 2019/20 and has been unable to secure full-time graduate employment due to pressures of Covid-19. Read more about the discount.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
Use our scholarships calculator to see what you may be entitled to.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
The applied nature of our MBA course will build on your previous managerial experience while moving you forward on a journey of practical professional development. The course is an investment in yourself that can lead to higher salary, promotion opportunities, greater employability and flexibility in an evolving job market.
Business graduates from Sunderland have secured roles in organisations such as Facebook, Microsoft, Sage, HSBC, IBM, Enterprise, Nissan, Accenture, Procter & Gamble, Merck & Co, Barclays, Marriott Hotels, Viacom 18, PricewaterCoopers and Adidas.
We invite business leaders into the University to share their experiences with students. Past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales and Marketing and Sunderland Football Club’s CEO.
Learning from business professionals can be very useful if you’re not sure what career to pursue when you graduate. If you already have a plan for your career, these events are an excellent way to start building a network of business contacts.
The Sunderland MBA is affiliated with CMI, the Chartered Management Institute.
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