The MA in Business Management is a Top-Up Master’s Degree course to our Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (worth 120 credits), which provides students with the additional 60 credits of the 180 credits required to achieve a complete Master’s Degree.
This Top-Up Master’s Degree course is designed to boost your career prospects by studying for a business management Master's degree alongside your current work.
On this MA in Business Management course, you can specialise and enhance your current management or leadership capabilities and develop a more strategic view of organisational management and behaviour.
Because the course is work-based, you need to already be in a full-time, part-time or voluntary role. If you don’t have an undergraduate degree, you could still do this postgraduate course if you have several years experience in a responsible position or you have high-level skills through experience that isn’t reflected in your qualifications.
You can tailor the course to match your professional and personal aspirations and your employer’s objectives. The way you learn is flexible, so you can study wherever is most convenient for you and schedule your studies around your existing commitments.
You’ll get to put the skills you learn to work instantly in your job, contributing to the success of your company. When you complete the course, you’ll improve your career prospects and have the skills and knowledge to perform more effectively in your job.
A level 7 qualification, for example ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management.
A first degree or other equivalent international degree qualifications.
If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a degree level English, e.g., IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT.
Work experience of 5 years and above, along with two reference letters.
As an online learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email.
Total Programme Fee
You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.
There is no interview process. Your application will be submitted directly to University of Porsmouth by LIBT.
Students who do not meet the entry requirements to enrol to the MA Business Management Top-up (Work-based) degree can complete the following diploma: