MBA Advanced Entry Programme (MBA Top Up) 


Key Facts

The MBA Advanced Entry takes approximately 7 months to complete. For the first two months of the course, students will have a weekly contact session for the Research Methods module, followed by a 5 month period for their Dissertation.

Course Overview

The MBA Advanced Entry Programme is currently offered as a Distance Learning Course to graduates from approved institutions. The following institutions are eligible:

 The MBA Advanced Entry Programme (MBA Top Up) is specially designed for students that hold an approved Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in a Management subject. Students with this qualification have the opportunity to apply directly for the Dissertation Phase of the MBA, 'topping-up' their Post Graduate Diploma into a Cardiff Metropolitan MBA.

The course consists of the Research Methods Module and the Dissertation Phase of the MBA, making it a popular choice with individuals committed to developing their careers in senior management and who therefore need an understanding of all the major functions of business and management, to complement their existing knowledge. Full course information can be found in the following brochure:

On Campus brochure - please note fees to be updated.

​Fee: £3000

Next Intake Start Date: The intake dates are agreed with the partner institute.



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