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MBA Fast Track - Online Master of Business Administration

MBA Fast Track - Online Master of Business Administration

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Distance without attendance


18 months

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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

An MBA is the most coveted and internationally recognised postgraduate management degree in the world. It is widely recognised as a passport to a successful management career, enabling managers with a functionalist role to take on a more senior, strategic position. If you’re currently working in senior management, it will empower you to gain the in-depth, strategic knowledge you’ll need to climb even higher.

Rich in real-world experiences and international perspectives, our Online MBA is innovative and rigorous. It will challenge you to strengthen your management knowledge, understanding of global business models and knowledge of contemporary issues and frameworks. You'll examine the wide range of challenges inherent in managing organisations and empower yourself to work effectively at a senior, strategic management level. Delivered entirely online, it provides you with everything you need to make a significant impact in the world of global business.

Why study the Online MBA Fast Track?

This degree will help you take your career or organisation to new heights at an accelerated pace. Using the same course content as our core Online MBA course, this option allows you to study two modules simultaneously enabling you to complete the course in 18 months.

  • online delivery enables you to balance your commitments with the flexibility to study at any time or place
  • become part of a global community of business professionals and graduate with a strong network
  • gain a critical understanding into responsible and sustainable leadership
  • focus on practical application of theory to real business contexts
  • tackle contemporary issues, theories and conceptual frameworks used to guide management

How you’re taught

Students will complete 500 hours of distance learning using a virtual learning environment.

The Online MBA teaching team use a wide range of methods to deliver and support you as you achieve your desired learning outcomes. These include multimedia content, online exercises, case analysis, online facilitated discussions forms and wikis, and experiential / action learning through simulations or in-company live business consultancies and projects.

You are expected to be inquisitive and undertake independent study relevant for a postgraduate student. You will have access to a range of materials such as eBooks, journals, electronic databases and internet links to useful sources of research.

The Online MBA Fast-Track course provides a flexible and engaging way to learn, with a number of ways to interact with the curriculum, including:

  • video lectures
  • real-life case studies
  • interactive assignments
  • social interaction
  • digital tools and resources
  • interactive academic support.

Students are also allocated a personal mentor that they will be able to meet via online video teleconference on 4 separate occasions throughout the year

The key areas of discussion/development in these meetings revolve around:

  • building self-awareness
  • understanding learning styles
  • reflective practices
  • personal development planning.


Modules will be assessed in a number of ways, including written assignments which may take the form of essays, reports or case study analysis, presentations submitted via video or narrated PowerPoint.


This is an immersive, exercise in which work as part of a team to run your own business over several weeks. You will make decisions, follow the implications of those decisions and reflect on their overall impact. The experience aims to provide you with an opportunity to apply the concepts and theories you have learned elsewhere on the course while investigating operational problems in a competitive setting.

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Entry requirements

Students will need: a first degree (normally 2.1) or an equivalent professional or academic qualification; a period of professional work experience incorporating operational responsibilities – three years minimum, preferably five; academic or vocational references.

University information

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students. The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees. Whether you...more