Master of Business Administration (Top Up)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a prestigious and globally recognised business qualification, suitable for experienced business executives. The programme is designed to enhance the strategic thinking and decision-making of business managers and develop their critical understanding of business management.

The Master of Business Administration is a prestigious postgraduate qualification that is highly valued by leading employers. This course covers the core sectors in the business field which includes entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, statistics, finance, business ethics, business law, managerial economics, business strategy and analysis, operations, administration and communication. MBA can also help you specialise in a new industry you want to move to, or in your current sector.

This professional qualification improves the chances of progression in a career path. This qualification helps the learner to oversee, supervise and allocate the operations in a business firm. The aims of the program are to make the candidate capable of understanding the functional aspects of a company and of acquiring the skills for communication and decision making.

The program Master of Business Administration Top awarded by the Anglia Ruskin University. School of Business London work in partnership with CEG for delivering the programs with Anglia Ruskin University.
Students who have completed Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership will only be eligible for the ARU MBA Topup awarded by Anglia Ruskin University. The program is fully delivered and awarded by ARU.

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The university has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough), as well as they are partnered with institutions around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

As this programme is designed for busy business professionals and therefore all programme assessments are focussed on your own business organisations and your decision-making ability.

1) Applicants are required to have the following entry requirements:

One of the following Postgraduate Diploma qualifications:

  • Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management
  • ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management
  • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management
  • Eduqual (SQA) Level 11 Diploma in Business Management
  • NCC Education Level 7 Diploma in Business Management
  • Pearson Level 7 Diploma in Business Management


  • Minimum of 2 years of Managerial work experience

Further, candidates are also required to demonstrate their English language proficiency.

Candidates with non-standard postgraduate qualifications, and significant level of managerial work experience can be considered on case by case basis.

An MBA graduate can pursue a fruitful career in many industries. MBA can open career opportunities in a wide array of sectors such as banking and financial services, investment banking, management consulting, insurance, hospitality, media, information technology (IT) and marketing. MBA is often a pathway to promotion, or a career change as you will gain professional reputation and develop essential skills in the sector one chooses to pursue.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.

MBA (Top Up)

(Delivered and awarded by Anglia Ruskin University)

Dissertation (Major Project)

Delivery Methods

School of Business London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between online learning with live classes and online learning methods at SBL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Classes. Learners enrolled at SBL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live classes, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live classes are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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