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MBA (Diploma Continuation)

Continue your diploma course study to a Master of Business Administration

Application deadline: 18th August 2017. Starts: 18th September 2017

Develop the advanced management skills you need to boost your professional standing and career success as you work towards senior management or director roles, without having to put your existing career on hold.

Available continuation routes and access diploma course:

Subject to university approval for 2017 entry:


MBA Continuation

This is a unique programme for holders of the approved Diploma courses from Lloyd's Maritime Academy, IBC Academy and North Kent College.

Delivered 100% by part-time online distance education in partnership with Middlesex University, the advanced entry MBA programme helps you develop the management skills you need to boost your professional standing and career success as you work towards senior management or director roles, without having to put your existing career on hold. View full prospectus

On successfully completing the degree you will achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Enhance and extend previous experience in business and management
  • Apply existing and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues
  • Prepare for leadership and transformational roles in business
  • Improve strategic thinking and innovation skills
  • Encourage lifelong learning and personal development
  • Develop advanced knowledge of your organisation, its management and the environment in which it operates
  • Demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment
  • Operate and manage in a global and multicultural environment
  • Acquire improved communication, writing and time management techniques
  • Develop interpersonal, networking, virtual teamwork and group management skills
  • Gain higher levels of self-confidence and awareness of unique strengths and abilities

Key Information & Fees

MBA (Diploma Continuation)
Awarded by: Middlesex University
Starts: 18 September 2017
Delivery: Tutored distance learning
Duration: 18 Months
Application deadline: 18 August 2017
Fees: £8,995 / US$11,695 - Discount for early applications. Take a closer look at fees
Entry Requirements

The MBA degree remains one of the most solid investments you can make in yourself: intense leadership development, greater strategic vision and immediately applicable skills are all benefits for an MBA graduate.

QS Top Executive

The MBA can significantly advance your career by giving you:

  • The confidence to operate across all areas of your industry
  • Enhanced capabilities to lead, think and act more strategically
  • Awareness of personal strengths and opportunities for improvement
  • The ability to apply knowledge as you learn it in real time and the real world
  • An understanding of the challenges in other sectors, industries and locations
  • A demonstrable ability to meet the challenges of a senior management role
  • The academic skills and intellectual habits to continue personal development after completing the MBA
  • Networking and support opportunities through lifelong alumni membership

View the MBA Continuation course prospectus now for more information.

The MBA can benefit your employer by:

  • Significantly enhancing your capabilities across a range of areas such as business management, people management, project management, strategic thinking, innovation and change
  • Improving your ability to operate at a more strategic level and contribute beyond your own functional specialism
  • Providing an opportunity for a cost-effective management development programme
  • Allowing the flexibility to study and participate without absence from the workplace
  • Presenting the opportunity to gain value for your organisation through your Business Transformation Project, providing significant research into a relevant business issue

View the MBA Continuation course prospectus now for more information.

Why study for the Middlesex MBA?

Ranked in the Top 100 in the world, the Middlesex MBA engages
students with current business theory, strategic leadership skills and
practical industry knowledge. The Business Transformation Project
allows in-depth research and analysis of an issue affecting your
organisation, sector or industry, applying skills gained throughout
the programme to deliver valuable results. This delivers a significant
return on investment for you - and any sponsor.

Find out more about Middlesex University here.

Why study by distance learning?

Balancing professional, study, family and other commitments can be a struggle, particularly in times of high pressure. Our MBA is delivered solely by distance learning and online, offering you the opportunity to learn from wherever you are in the world to the same curriculum as the traditional full-time classroom approach.

Learn more about the benefits of distance learning here.

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This is a Middlesex University programme and qualification, with enrolment administered by Lloyd's Maritime Academy, and delivered, assessed quality assured and awarded by Middlesex University.