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An online Master of Business Administration, or MBA, provides you with postgraduate level knowledge across a range of foundational business practices such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management.

For working professionals who want to obtain up-to-date leadership and management skills in order to further their careers, this online master’s option has become the degree of choice. But why? Let’s take a look at some of the benefits you can gain.

Key benefits of an online MBA:

  • Enjoy the freedom to study without putting your career or life on hold.

  • Access a range of study resources including video lectures and regular tutor feedback.

  • Study alongside ambitious and like-minded students from around the world.

  • Specialise your MBA so that the syllabus matches your career goals. 

  • Create a career development plan and monitor your professional progress.

  • Gain industry insight from business leaders and change agents.

  • Benefit from 100% online enrolment and assessment.

  • Learn new skills that you can apply to your career as you study.

How will an online MBA help advance my career?

Online MBA degrees give you access to a flexible learning experience, often featuring a choice of industry specialisations to match your individual preferences and career aims. These types of courses can be a great choice for independent learners who prefer self-directed study in which they set their own pace for completing the course; whether that be a fast-track 1-year option or a longer period of up to 3 years, for example.

Online degree courses allow students to use an array of study resources, usually hosted on an online platform and often referred to as a learning management system, or LMS. The study platform lets you watch pre-recorded or live streaming video lectures, take part in virtual classroom discussions via online chat rooms, and even turn in an assignment instantly with the click of a mouse. Online programmes deliver the same content and require the same amount of effort and input from students as their on-campus variant. In fact, global recruiters now view candidates who have gained their MBA online while working as being self-motivated, career-driven, and committed to professional progression.

In short, technology now makes it possible to study flexibly from almost any global location, making the online MBA a smart move if you want to advance professionally and develop as a business leader – without putting your current career on hold.

Are online MBAs accredited in the same way as campus programmes?

Yes. Online MBA accreditation from internationally recognised universities and business schools means that on graduation day you’ll receive exactly the same diploma as your fellow students who studied on-campus.

What funding options are available for online MBAs?

There are a variety of options available to help you manage the cost of an online MBA. Many online master’s courses come with scholarship opportunities or partial bursaries for qualifying applicants. You can also spread the cost of your tuition fees by paying in regular instalments over the duration of your studies, easing the financial burden of gaining your postgraduate qualification.

How do I enrol on an online MBA?

The Global MBA programme features unique syllabus content designed by experienced industry professionals – all delivered to you via engaging and intuitive online study resources.

Call us on + 44 (0) 20 3535 1274 to discover how our online MBA programmes can help you advance your career. 

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