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Online MBA: Distance and Flexible Learning


MBA has proved itself as one of the most valuable degrees for working and growing professionally in the corporate world. This gives MBA high professional and practical significance. The degree aims to provide you with useful insight into decision making and strategic planning.

Having to work alongside has made completion of MBA difficult for many professionals but with Online MBA, this is no longer a problem. One can choose to complete their MBA while working and with much ease.

Entry Requirements

You would need to qualify an English Language criteria to be eligible to apply for an Online MBA course. You have the options to either take IELTS or TOEFL exam. The requirement of IELTS test for most universities is approximately 6.5 out of 9 bands. However, it can vary from one university to another. University you are interested in apply to, should be contacted for the exact requirements. Universities would also ask for an academic requirement based on your Bachelors degree. This means you should have attained a Bachelors degree from a known educational institute with a grade 2:1 or higher. Some universities will also ask you to take the Graduate Management Admission Test to be able to apply for the course.

Course Structure

Unlike the full time MBA which is only one year, the Online MBA course is spread over a time period of two year. During this time frame you are required to undertake a certain number of modules, dissertation project and exams, depending on the majors and courses you pick. The Online MBA courses are very flexible as compared to the full time on campus ones.

Fee Structure

The fee structure for every course can vary from university to university but most universities in the UK have their Online MBA fees ranging from £14,000 to £20,000 per annum. As for the full time courses you would not need to worry about boarding, lodging, rent and maintenance costs for the course as you can manage to study from home.

Good luck for your choosing the right course for you!


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