Postgraduate Courses (level 7 & 8)

Home     /     Courses     /     OUS&UDG&TNU MBA 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, whereby, 120 credits are transferred and accepted from the Level 7 Diploma qualification, and the remaining 60 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. Open University of Switzerland (Switzerland)
2. University of Dąbrowa Górnicza (Poland)
3. Taras National University (Ukraine); QS Global World University Ranking click

The Open University of 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 Górniczain, Poland. University excels in the ranking of the best universities for several years.

Taras Shevchenko University is a State University. Officially recognised and located in the capital of Ukraine and is ranked within top 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 MBA 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: Open University of Switzerland, University of Dąbrowa Górnicza and Taras National University

Awarding Body Fees

Included in Course Fees

Total Fees

£3600 (Distance Learning)

Course Duration

3-6 months (flexible full-time)