Programme Overview

The MBA (top-up) is validated and awarded by the University of Gloucestershire and the Post graduate Diploma  awarded by OTHM  helps fast track to new opportunities and career prospects. It is not just an academic programme. By exploring and examining real-life business problems to work on and solve, you enhance your own understanding of how a business works.

Entry Requirements

To apply for this course, you need to be Professionals with 3 years of work experience or those who have completed or are part qualified in AAT, CIMA, CIM, ACCA, PGD, CA, IBSL or any level 7 qualification can apply. Work experience should be either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, project management etc.


8 Months


At the end of the programme, students will have their graduation ceremony held at the University of Gloucestershire, United Kingdom or the students can attend the one that will be held locally hosted by Kensley Graduate School.


Dissertation (60 Credits) – compulsory

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 programme is to deliver a practical and realistic solution to a business-related strategic challenges, which in turn is supported by appropriate reference to theoretical and conceptual analysis.

The ‘Dissertation’ could be completed in one academic term of 15 weeks or maybe studied part-time over two terms.


University of Gloucestershire

The University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, namely Francis Close Hall, The Park, Oxstalls and The Centre for Art and Photography being near to Francis Close Hall. It is also a member of the International association of universities (IAU) and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Sri Lanka.

About OTHM

A UK based Awarding Body operating via a network of delivery centres across the globe. OTHM has ensured that it has established partners, not only in the UK, but across the globe to make certain that the qualification is globally recognized. This recognition will help prospective students to gain employability while also allowing them to join Undergraduate/ Postgraduate top-up programmes.