Overview of Top-up MBA

Top-up MBA: Arden’s Top-up MBA is to allow students who can demonstrate the attainment of 120 credits at level 7, within the field of business, the opportunity to move forward to a full master’s qualification.

You will be required to complete a ‘Research Project’ which enables you to demonstrate expertise within a specific subject area and also to exercise transferable skills like time management, planning, research, and communication.

You will be able to improve your existing knowledge of management and organizations by relating your experience to contemporary ideas and practice within a global context.

This is achieved through critical thinking, creativity, and personal development. The CMI accredited MBA (TOP-UP) degree will make you an attractive candidate to employers across
the globe.

Why study Arden's Top-up MBA at

Success Point College

Arden is a leading UK-based university committed to the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goal of guaranteeing quality education for all. They are the pioneers in digital education offering degree programs on a global scale.

Arden is a higher education expert who provides flexible, regular, and blended full-time or part-time study programs.

Arden has the largest education network with global study centers in the UK, Germany, Pakistan, and UAE. They have a futuristic online learning platform, iLearn which gives the students access to an extensive digital library with a range of industry-relevant and academic databases, over 500,000 e-books, and over 35,000 journal titles.


Structure of Top-up MBA

Module TitleCreditAssessment Method
Research Project60Research Proposal and Dissertation or Journal Formatted Article & Viva


Requirements for Top-up MBA

To join our MBA program, the following entry requirements are considered when deciding on your application:

  • 120 credits at level 7 in a broadly based business/management award, for example, a Post Graduate Diploma in business or ILM level 7 Diploma in leadership & management plus a minimum of two years work experience.
  • IELTS 6.5 minimum: (no less than 6.0 in any element) where the medium of the course wasn’t English.
  • They must have covered elements of all the functional areas associated with that subject (Marketing, Finance, HRM & Strategy, and Operations Management). Where there are significant gaps, the applicant will be assessed for APCL against the full program or re-directed towards a specialist degree.

If you are a mature learner and do not meet the specified criteria, you can agree to join via the special entry route.

Benefits of studying Postgraduate programs at

Success Point College

The Postgraduate programmes at Success Point College provide a great opportunity for professional networking and collaborative learning experience with students from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds. Only two modules are delivered, at a time, in a spell of 9 weeks and the assessment will be on the 10th week. This will enable the students to progress to the other modules with comfort and a deeper understanding by avoiding the burden of learning too much at the same time. The practical/vocational aspect of assessment methods will help the students for transfer of learning to the industry and vice versa, without much effort.

The sessions are handled by well-experienced lecturers with industry experience and expertise. Free access to popular learning resources like Perlego online library, EBSCO databases, Business Source Ultimate, etc. will enrich your learning. You will be in love with Arden’s state-of-the-art technology for virtual learning named iLearn. Various value-added programs and events, bookable academic-related sessions directly from the UK, and friendly & timely student support will make your student life at Success Point College an unforgettable one.



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