University of Roehampton

MBA (Top-up)

Do you want to top-up your existing qualifications to an MBA at a supportive, and career-focussed Business School?

The Roehampton MBA puts emphasis on the analysis of global organisations' best practices and strategies and it provides the opportunity to pursue a consultancy project with either a multinational corporation or a leading SME in London. 

You will learn in a stimulating active blended learning environment that values critical appraisal and reflective practice. This programme has been designed with input from successful senior managers, and will equip you with an understanding of the needs of global business. This MBA will also prepare you for the challenges of senior management within an international business environment. 

On this top-up programme, you will study two taught modules as well as complete a supervised applied research or a consultancy project.

The compulsory taught module is Problem Solving and Research Methods for Managers (20 credits) and will provide knowledge and practical insight into problem solving and research methods.

The compulsory third module is Applied Research or a Consultancy Project (20 credits). Drawing on the proposal developed in the Project Methods and Data Analysis Module, you will produce a management research/consultancy 6,000-word report.

Entry Requirements

  • Degree qualification 2:2 or above

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each component

Career Prospects

On the top-up MBA you will build up the skills in leadership and management required to cope with careers in diversified business, social and political environments. 

The current pandemic has forced organisations to develop a new sense of purpose and value which will lead to the creation of more career opportunities for those who will benefit from a top-up MBA.

On graduating you will be equipped to work as a manager in a multinational corporation, international SME or start your own consultancy business.

Career opportunities after completing MBA

  • Business operations manager.
  • Financial manager.
  • Human resources manager.
  • Information technology, or IT, manager.
  • Management consultant.
  • Marketing manager.
  • Medical and health services manager.

Course Details


Compulsory modules
Problem Solving and Research Methods for Managers (20 credits)
Applied Research OR Consultancy Project (20 credits)

Optional modules (students choose one from the list below)
Strategic Marketing (20 credits)
Financial Performance Management (20 credits)
Leadership and Change Management (20 credits)
Strategy in Practice (20 credits)
Advanced Project Management (20 credits)

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