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World-leading Flexible MBA

Prestige, Quality and Reputation

  • Over 25,000 ambitious minded students have successfully completed our online MBA part-time.
  • A distance learning provider that specialises in flexible learning with triple accreditation – the hallmark of quality.
  • Prestigious Triple Accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB which puts us in an elite and exclusive group of top 1% of global business schools.
  • Our MBA students get an experience like no other – we received a rating of over 90% for student satisfaction, UK Universities (National Student Survey 2014). We are one of only four UK universities to have consistently achieved more than 90% in the survey’s history.
  • Drawing upon the knowledge and support of the high calibre and quality peer group which our flexible MBA will give you - 88% of FTSE 100 companies have sponsored students on OU programmes which bear testimony to the practical focus and effectiveness of our MBA.

Flexibility, Affordability and Value

  • Top Tier Quality at the best value possible - the most affordable MBA with triple accreditation has been designed flexibly to integrate with the demands of your job and lifestyle.
  • The flexibility of the OU MBA allows you to study between two and seven years.
  • Supported by our cutting edge technology, you study in your own time - whether at home, at work or on the move - giving you a true mobile learning experience.
  • You can study our online MBA anywhere in the world to suit your professional and personal commitments.
  • Wherever you are, we are somewhere close to you with offices across the UK and many across the globe.
  • You can pay as you study with monthly instalments through our Open University Student Budget Account which enables you to plan and manage your finances.
  • Our MBA is respected by employers around the world; we can support you in approaching your employer for sponsorship.

Immediate impact - unique by world-leading teaching

  • Our unique learning method of ‘practice based action learning’ brings the MBA to life at your workplace. What you learn today, you apply tomorrow at your workplace - giving you results right now.
  • Our practice based MBA adds value to your day job, changing and challenging your perspective in many different areas.
  • You will learn with a dynamic mix of business experts backed by renowned research based materials and teaching practices, enhanced by peer learning and interaction.
  • Each module is developed and delivered by world class academics and, as practising business professionals, our MBA tutors add value and real-world experience.

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