leicester distance mba
Distance Learning MBA in UAE, Saudi, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon
  • AMBA Accredited with 3 majors
  • Specialise in Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management
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northampton blended mba
Blended Learning MBA in UAE, Saudi, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon
  • Top 20 for International student satisfaction (ISB Survey)
  • Recently ranked No. 1 for Employability
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northampton blended mba
MBA Top-up
MBA Top-up in UAE, Saudi, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon
  • Ranked No. 1 for Employability in the UK
  • Nominated for ‘Business School of the Year’ for 3 consecutive years
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online mba
Online MBA UAE, Saudi, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Lebanon
  • Ranked in Top 5% Universities Worldwide - Times Higher Education
  • Purely online MBA with 13 specialisations
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A Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the world’s most popular professional degree programme designed for those wishing to develop careers in business and management.

History and Development

The first MBA programmes began to appear about 100 years ago in the US and have expanded drastically over the years to around 3,000 programmes that are now available globally. Although the title of the degree remains the same (it may now include a specialism) the duration, delivery, quality, assessment, content, admission criteria, price and many other factors can differ significantly. Choosing the right programme depends on the individual and their particular circumstances. One size does not fit all.

What is the Difference between Distance, Blended and Online Delivery?

It might seem a simple task, however defining these terms is difficult because they have developed over time and place to become used differently by different institutions and sometimes interchangeably.

Distance Learning

Distance learning is any course that is delivered off the University’s campus

Part-Time Learning

Part-Time learning is a mix of taught and online classes and support

Online MBA Course

An Online MBA is purely delivered over the internet.

MBA Courses

Stafford presents you with an opportunity to get a world class business and management education from one of our partner UK institutions. You have the option to choose from three different formats, and select the one which matches your professional and personal requirements:

Our academic consultants will be more than happy to walk you through the differences between them.

The UK remains respected for the quality of its education and recognition internationally. Designed by experts at globally recognised universities, these programmes will help you gain the knowledge and skills that you need to reach to the top.

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