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OUS&UDG&TNU Master of Business Administration Top-Up


The purpose of Master of Business Administration (MBA) is to develop senior management and leadership competencies in individuals in order for them to be effective in their respective organisational roles. The programme addresses the needs of practising or aspiring senior managers or entrepreneurs who require the formal development of management skills. The MBA Top-Up Programme provides an excellent opportunity for applicants with the Level 7 Diploma (120 credits) in any subject area to gain a further higher qualification to enhance their career prospects.

The degree requirements for the Master's degree are 180 credits (90 ECTS credits), whereby, 120 credits (60 ECTS credits) are transferred and accepted from the Level 7 Diploma qualification, and the remaining 60 credits (30 ECTS credits) are to be earned by passing the Masters dissertation module.

Globally-recognised Awarding Institutions

After completion of the Dissertation, students will receive a Master of Business Administration (MBA) jointly awarded by:
1. OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology (Switzerland)
2. University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (Poland)
3. Taras Shevchenko National University (Ukraine); QS Global World University Ranking click

The OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland is recognised and accredited by European Council for Leading Business Schools (ECLBS), Certified by the Swiss EduQua the Swiss national quality label for education, European Council for Distance Learning (EUCDL) and Premier Accredited University by Accreditation Service for International Colleges & Universities ASICUK.

The University of Dąbrowa Górnicza’ is a state recognised University, located in Dąbrowa Górnicza in Poland. University excels in the ranking of the best universities for several years.

Taras Shevchenko National University is a State University. Officially recognised and located in the capital of Ukraine and is ranked within 500 Universities in the world, founded in 1834.

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be expected to satisfy the following requirements:

  Level 7 Diploma (with 120 credits) in any subject area or

  Postgraduate Diploma (equivalent to 120 credits) in any subject area and

  IELTS 5.5 or CEFR level B2 (if applicable)

Programme Summary

OUS&UDG&TNU Master of Business Administration Top-Up (60 credits) consist of:

  Dissertation of worth 60 credits

Aim of writing a dissertation will give you an opportunity to research a topic related to your programme of study. You will plan and manage your research and produce a dissertation of 10,000-15,000 words in length.

Course Fees

£3500 (Distance Learning)

Course Intake

Distance Learning: Any Time

Awarding Body

Jointly by: OUS Royal Academy of Economics and Technology in Switzerland, University of Dąbrowa Górnicza and Taras Shevchenko National University.

Awarding Body Fees

Included in Course Fees

Total Fees

£3600 (Distance Learning)

Course Duration

3-6 months (flexible full-time)