Masters of Business Administration (Masters Stage)

Master of Business Administration,
Awarded by University of Gloucestershire, UK
Extended Diploma in International Business and Strategy, Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK
Certified Manager Programme,
Awarded by Chartered Institute of Management, UK

The Masters in Business Administration (Masters Stage) offered by Westford Uni Online in collaboration with University of Gloucestershire (GLOS) serves as a platform for professionals and graduates to strengthen their knowledge of the industry and enhance their skills in the fundamentals of business management and operations. Alongside an opportunity to graduate with a triple certification degree.

The degree facilitates the process of observing, analysing, and conducting research on essential business subject matters such as management, leadership, operations and strategy. Simultaneously, it encourages practical application of theories and acquired skills into physical workspaces to develop a deeper understanding of the taught courses.
The program is developed with the aim of developing an overall business acumen and therefore, essential subject matters such as accounting, marketing, strategy, planning and human resources are incorporated into the MBA, among others.

This top-up master’s programme is segregated in two parts: Part A and Part B. Part A focuses on delivery of the subject matter offered by the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) Level 11. During Part B students are encouraged to delve into their research projects. Upon completion of the top-up programme, the students will receive an Extended Diploma in International Business Strategy by SQA and the MBA degree from University of Gloucestershire. Additionally, students are awarded with a Certified Manager certification by Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK. 

Part One: Extended Diploma in International Business Strategy

Students will be awarded an Extended Diploma in International Business Strategy by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) through Part A of the programme. SQA is an accredited Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) for Level 11 programmes. Upon completion of Part A, students will be eligible to receive 120 credits.

 Module Name
Accounting for Next Generation Leaders
International Marketing Management
Operations and Project Management
Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organization
Strategic Management
Sustainability and Business

Part Two: Masters Stage (Dissertation)

Through Part-B of the Masters of Business Administration students can receive up to 60 Credits in the duration of 6 months. In this phase of the degree, students will direct their focus on their dissertation projects. The preparation and research for dissertation will be conducted through distance learning modules which consist of two elements: a research methods preparatory set of videos and the dissertation based on individual study.
Prior to commencing work on the dissertation element of the module, students must submit a thorough research proposal as per the guidelines provided by their faculties.

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    Awarded By

    University of Gloucestershire, UK


    12-15 Months


    180 Credits


    Online synchronous learning,
    and onsite workshops

    Triple Crown Certification

    Opportunity to attend convocation in the UK

    Career Prospects

    Obtaining an MBA degree can significantly enhance your job prospects and open up various opportunities across industries. Here are some potential job prospects for someone who has achieved an MBA degree:
    MBA graduates often find themselves well-suited for management roles, leading teams and departments within organizations, making strategic decisions, and driving business growth.

    Business Manager/Executive

    Many MBA graduates pursue careers in consulting, working for consulting firms or as independent consultants, offering their expertise to help businesses solve complex problems and improve performance.


    Armed with business knowledge and skills gained during an MBA program, some graduates choose to start their own businesses and become entrepreneurs, bringing innovative ideas to market.

    Entrepreneur/Startup Founder

    MBA graduates can pursue careers in operations management, overseeing efficient and effective operations within organizations, optimizing processes, and ensuring smooth workflow.

    Operations Manager

    These are just a few examples of the diverse job prospects that an MBA degree can offer. The specific opportunities will vary depending on your specialization, prior experience, and the industry you choose to pursue.

    Educational Partner

    About Gloucestershire

    The University of Gloucestershire is a public university situated in Gloucestershire with a total of three campuses. The university gained its status in the year 2001, before which its roots can be traced back to the 19th century when two distinct strands of educational provisions in Gloucestershire merged to form the University of Gloucestershire, UK. The university ranks in the top 100 universities of the UK in Guardian’s League Table 2021. Offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD degrees, learners can choose to study subjects such as accounting and law, business management, computing, journalism, fine art, humanities, biology, geography, social science, education, and sports. Gloucestershire also offers two-year “fast-track” courses in subjects such as law and business.

    Achievements of University of Gloucestershire:
    • 170+ year tradition of education dating back to 1847.
    • The university has also been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships and has a strong portfolio of lecturers with industry experience.
    • International students’ community representing more than 80 countries.
    • 93 per cent of its students are satisfied with the learning experience.

    About Scottish Qualifications Authority

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications. It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services.

    Why SQA?
    • SQA Qualifications are recognised worldwide.
    • Qualifications provide clear educational and employment progression pathways and are supported by the industry.
    • Provides vocational skills specific to occupations or sectors.
    • Each SQA qualification is benchmarked against qualifications on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)

    About Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    CMI works with businesses and educational institutions to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders. Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services regularly. Organizations like Jaguar, Land Rover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank, and Royal College of Physicians amongst others use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.

    Key Highlights
    • CMI promotes the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.
    • CMI promotes the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.
    • Provides practical insight for both today’s leaders and the next generation.
    • Currently has 100k active learners and boasts 12000+ Chartered managers.

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    Why you should do this Program

    360 Degree Business Acumen

    This MBA offers comprehensive business acumen by providing a holistic understanding of various key business disciplines. Through coursework in areas such as finance, marketing, operations, strategy, and leadership, students gain a well-rounded knowledge base. They develop skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and effective communication. This 360-degree perspective equips MBA graduates with the ability to navigate complex business challenges, make informed strategic decisions, and drive overall organizational success.


    Westford Uni Online stands on four pillars of strength: quality education, accessibility, credibility, and affordability. Students at Westford can enjoy the flexibility of multiple payment methods, ensuring convenience. Moreover, the institution offers various scholarships, supplementing its commitment to affordability and accessibility. With a focus on delivering high-quality education, Westford Uni Online provides students with the opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a flexible and affordable manner, supported by accessible payment options and scholarship opportunities.

    Triple Crown Program

    Individuals pursuing Masters of Business Administration (Masters Stage) with Westford Uni Online are provided a with unique opportunity to graduate with three certifications. This helps professionals receive an edge over their competitors.
    ✓ Master of Business Administration, Awarded by University of Gloucestershire, UK
    ✓ Extended Diploma in International Business and Strategy, Awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK
    ✓ Certified Manager Programme, Awarded by Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK

    Blended Learning Format

    Blended onsite and synchronous learning combines the advantages of in-person and real-time online learning, offering a range of benefits to students. This approach provides flexibility in terms of time and location, allowing students to attend on-site classes while also participating in synchronous online sessions. Blended learning also provides access to a wide range of digital resources, encourages interaction among peers and instructors, and ultimately leads to improved learning outcomes.


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