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Kingston Distance Learning MBA

Kingston Business School
Course summary
Length: 3 years
Price: 16,000 GBP
Course type: MBA
Next available date: January 2018 - Distance
Course Dates
Distance
January 2018 
16,000 GBP
September 2018 
16,000 GBP

Kingston Distance Learning MBA

Kingston Distance Learning MBA - Part-time

A Kingston Online MBA - The Distance Learning MBA with Kingston Business School

The Distance Learning MBA from Kingston University was created to provide the high-calibre business education within a relevant and accessible context. Grounded in flexibility, this part-time online programme maintains the same academic rigour of its on-campus counterpart, enabling MBA candidates to get a powerful degree from anywhere in the world while continuing their career. With full accreditation by the AMBA, the Kingston DLMBA is guaranteed to make an impact and bring a return on investment. 

Why Choose the Kingston Distance Learning MBA?

More than any other business education, an MBA can effectively propel a business career to new heights. With an online part-time programme, MBA candidates gain the unique ability to acquire an internationally acclaimed business degree, whilst continuing their full-time work. All aspects of the program, including module design, scheduling and course materials, are designed to meet the needs and demands of the working professional. 

AMBA - Kingston Business School Online MBAIn addition to the highest quality faculty and latest in eLearning platforms, the Kingston Distance Learning MBA comes with Kingston University's broad and outstanding research culture. Among core areas of research are business modelling, behavioural analysis, creativity in business, international business collaboration, emerging technologies and other fragments of business and enterprise. Thanks to the cutting-edge facilities and dedicated faculty which power these efforts, the Kingston Distance Learning MBA is able to offer MBA candidates a business education which is grounded in innovation and forward thinking.

Relevance and Applicability as Core Themes

The Kingston Distance Learning MBA was specifically created to meet the educational requirements of working professionals. As such, its curriculum is based on the practical application and integration of theoretical concepts into actual business. Candidates of the Kingston Distance Learning MBA achieve this symmetry of theory and practice through the hands-on MBA project and by being able to accumulate knowledge and skill in their spare time while simultaneously applying it to their professional lives.

The Key Values of the Kingston Distance Learning MBA

  • Customisation: Students are able to from personalised elective pathways, ensuring that course work is in alignment with career goals
  • High-Calibre: Kingston Business School has been fully accredited by the AMBA for 25 years
  • Relevance: Classroom material is of high quality and is designed to be applicable to candidates' to real-life work
  • Consistency: Continuous assessment is used, replacing traditional exams
  • Support: All candidates receive an on-campus orientation and individual guidance, from anywhere
  • Affordability: Installment plans are available
  • Accessibility: With multiple annual intakes, students can start studying when it suits them

Admission and Application Requriements

Admissions Requirements

In order to qualify for the Kingston Distance Learning MBA, candidates must have achieved the following: 

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university 
  • A minimum of 3 years' professional management experience
  • GMAT scores of approximately 620 or above (where relevant)
  • Excellent written and spoken English 
    • For non-native speakers of English, IELTS or TOEFL scores are required

In exceptional cases, considerable work experience may be substituted for an undergraduate degree. 

Application Process

When applying to the Kingston Distance Learning MBA program, candidates must include the following:

  • Copies of all higher education degrees, transcripts or letters of award
    • In the case of considerable professional experience, evidence must be provided
  • 2 letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources (at least 1 reference must be professional)
  • GMAT official scores (where relevant)
  • IELTS or TOEFL official scores (where relevant)

Candidates under consideration will participate in a video interview with admissions officers. Alternatively, candidates may submit a 3-minute (max) personal statement video.

Degree / Diploma

Kingston Online MBA - AMBA AccreditationMaster of Business Administration from Kingston Business School, Kingston University.

The Kingston Distance Learning MBA is fully accredited by the AMBA (Association of MBAs)

Program Structure

The Kingston Distance Learning MBA program is made up of two distinct parts. During the first half of study, candidates will complete a series of core courses, designed to provide foundational business skills. The second portion of the program is dominated by an elective curriculum. Candidates can fulfill the elective requirement either by completing a series of elective courses or by undergoing an individual MBA project.

Core Courses - 120 credits

  • International Business Environment
  • Managing People and Organisations
  • Managing Processes and Products
  • Strategic IT Management
  • Managing Finance Accounts
  • Managing Markets and Competition
  • Economics for Business
  • Customer Focused Strategy

Elective Curriculum - 60 credits

Option 1 - Elective Modules 

Complete 4 courses from the following selection:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Project Management
  • Global Business
  • Winning and Retaining Customers
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Business Forecasting and Modelling
  • Responsible Management

Option 2 - Elective Courses + MBA Project

The MBA project is an excellent opportunity for MBA candidates to apply and explore theoretical concepts within a real business project. In addition to 2 elective courses (30 credits), MBA projects are valued at 30 credits. Projects are designed based on the areas of interest and career goals of each candidate. Previously MBA project topics have included consultancy projects, the development of a business plan for their future business and academic research projects. NB: Students must achieve a 60% or above in at least 60 credits in order to qualify for the MBA project.

Expenses / Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for 2014/2015

£16,000

Details of Payment 

Enrollment in an MBA program is a considerable commitment for an MBA candidate, both personally and fiscally. By enrolling in a part-time distance program, candidates are able to study without sacrifice to their professional employment.

The following options exist for funding and payments, beyond personal savings and company sponsorship:

  • A 6-point installment plan over 3 years
  • Alumni discount of 10% for Kingston University alumni

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