Program Overview

We begin the program with a depth of study with all learners pre-MBA immersion week. This prepare learners for task ahead and offer a smooth sailing approach on the program. Learners are expected to complete the level 7 in strategic management and leadership, then proceed to the MBA (top-up) program.

The MBA (top-up) program allows you to achieve an MBA qualification in up to six months, so it is a fast track to new opportunities and enhanced career prospects.

To join the MBA (top-up), learners should already hold the OTHM Level 7 International Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (120 credits) qualification, with suitable managerial experience.

An MBA is widely acceptable as a door way to a successful career. It demonstrates the breadth and depth of your functional competence, strategic organizational knowledge, strategic knowledge and problem-solving ability.

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Program Structure
Entry requirements, Fees and Intakes
Awarding institution
Grading type
Support

Stage 1: OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (120 credits, 60 ECTS)

  • Delivered and assessed by Tufts Management School.
  • Externally quality assured by OTHM.
  • Awarded by OTHM.

Stage 2: Master of Business Administration (MBA) (top-up) (60 credits, 30 ECTS)

  • Delivered and assessed by OTHM through virtual learning platform.
  • Validated and awarded by the University of Chichester.
  • Module information and delivery.
  • Consultancy Project Report – compulsory.
  • Learners have support from Tufts Management School.

    The MBA (top-up) consists a compulsory single module ‘Consultancy Project Report’ worth 60 Credits. The module provides the opportunity for you to examine an area of particular interest within an appropriate organizational context. The module is designed to make a major contribution to your professional and intellectual development, through enabling you to demonstrate your capacity for sustained independent thought, learning and critical reflection.

    The purpose of this program is to deliver a practical and realistic solution to a business-related strategic challenge, which in turn is supported by appropriate reference to theoretical and conceptual analysis.

    You will evidence this by producing a ‘Consultancy Project Report’ of 12,000 words.

    The ‘Consultancy Project’ module could be completed in one academic term of 15 weeks or may be studied part-time over two terms.



Basic requirement is a first degree and other certification, if other form of certificate kindly speak with admission officer.

  • Qualifi Postgraduate Level 7 diploma
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must submit a resume and career development courses)
  • BSc, OND, HND

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The Master of Business Administration program is awarded by University of Chichester.

The final award for students passing the MBA is that of a Pass, Merit, or Distinction. As the MBA (top-up) is based around one 60 credits ‘Consultancy Project’ module, the final award classification will be based just on this module (i.e. if a student gains 50-59% they will achieve a pass; 60-69% a Merit, and 70%+ a distinction).

We offer 24/7 support for our students to make the most of their investment in their own future. You will receive unparalleled support from our academic team, including your program manager, personal tutor, student services administration; and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.

Talk to an academic counsellor:
[email protected]

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Accreditations and Partnership


The MBA (top-up) is validated and awarded by the University of Chichester (by OTHM).