Please note that the full MBA via Distance Learning course is not currently running. For information about the MBA Advanced Entry (Top Up) via Distance Learning please click here.
Online Distance Learning degrees with Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff Metropolitan University offers online degrees in conjunction with e-learning partner PlanetEdu, India.
Sharing our expertise through Online Degrees
Cardiff Metropolitan and PlanetEdu have developed an unique approach to online learning, allowing you to complete an MBA programme 100% online.
Each degree is designed to let you fit study around your schedule whilst still meeting our high academic standards.
Study Master of Business Administration (MBA) online
Designed with the needs of working professionals in mind, with the primary aim of enhancing their personal and professional development, our online MBA programme is a highly flexible way of obtaining a postgraduate degree.
The programme leads to a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Cardiff Metropolitan University, but is being offered worldwide in partnership with PlanetEdu.
The degree can be studied entirely through distance learning using the Internet. This enables students to pursue the programme via home study while continuing in employment - they can log in any hour of the day or night, participating at times that best fit their schedule.
The programme comprises six core modules, as well the dissertation phase which may concentrate on solving a workplace problem. Students normally take one module at a time, enabling them to explore a specific subject area in depth.
Details of our next admissions date and course fees for this programme will be confirmed shortly.
Applicants should meet one of the following:
For the regular MBA (2 years) an applicant must possess, or expect to obtain, a minimum upper second class degree (55% or above) from a recognised University. Students who have sat for their undergraduate examinations and are awaiting results can also apply. Work experience may be considered for students who possess a lower second class degree (50 - 55%)
For a One year MBA, an applicant must possess, or expect to obtain a minimum upper second class degree (55% or above) from a recognised University. Students who have sat for their under graduate examination and are awaiting results can also apply. Work experience may be considered for students possess a lower second class degree (50 - 55%). Alternatively, those who do not possess traditional qualifications must normally possess at least two years significant work experience at manager level.
The MBA programme is conducted in English and thus candidates are expected to have an acceptable English Language proficiency level of at least A2 level on the CEFR scale. All students will go through a mandatory English Language Course as part of their core units to bring students up to the B2 level on the CEFR scale.
However, candidates must be able to demonstrate the English Language proficiency level at B2 on the CEFR (equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or 'B' grade in Cambridge English First - FCE) or 65% or above in 12th English when they wish to seek transfer on-campus at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Our Distance learning programme offers International students the opportunity to complete the Dissertation phase of the programme completely through distance learning or On-Campus in the UK as illustrated below:
For further details about studying MBA via distance learning please email DistanceLearning@Cardiffmet.ac.uk
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