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MBA Master of Business Administration (Distance Learning)

MBA Master of Business Administration (Distance Learning)

Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

This course is designed for practising managers looking to take the step upwards to a strategic role, this online MBA provides a distinctive way of developing your achievements and thinking. Delivered 100% online, this programme has the added value of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accreditation. CMI promotes excellence in UK management and leadership and this course is your pathway to success. Assessments are designed to provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your strengths in a number of ways and so a variety of methods are used. A critical element of the assessment strategy is that you’ll have the chance to apply your learning directly into your day to day role.

An MBA can equip you to progress to a senior management role in a variety of industries around the world. The specialist skills you will hold are highly valued by private and public sector organisations. You will have: Demonstrated you can apply knowledge and skills at a strategic level; Undertaken activities that have improved your own organisation; Used your personal development and planning skills to contribute to society and the workplace; Used your problem-solving skills to find innovative solutions; Worked effectively in a team, using listening, negotiating, persuading and presenting skills - but also shown you can be adaptable to changes at work; Shown genuine deep knowledge in your chosen specialist area; Taken a world view, demonstrating that you understand global issues, diversity and ethical questions; Developed your communication skills. This organisation provides management development programmes that meet the rigorous quality required to achieve CMI accreditation.

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Study mode



5 years

Start date



This module considers issues related to environmental analysis and decision-making. Using the right marketing, strategy and financial models to analyze an organization's external environment is a key skill to make sound decisions and evaluate business strategy. In the assessment you will be encouraged to apply these skills to an analysis of your own organisation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fee differs for various Nationalities.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent, plus 2 years suitable work experience.

University information

Arden University has supported more than 50,000 students over 26 years and are the experts in flexible learning. The university offers a range of Master’s and MBAs that can be studied flexibly by Online Distance Learning, meaning that you can access your modules at a pace that is convenient for you. Need a little more structure? If you’re a UK resident, you can opt for their Blended Learning study mode, where you’ll study a full-time...more