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More about MBAs

An MBA stands for Masters of Business Administration, and is further study in the area of business after completion of an undergraduate degree and/or substantial years of work experience.

More about Distance Learning MBA Courses

A distance learning MBA through RDI provides you with skills and knowledge needed to further your career in a number of business sectors including Marketing and Finance.

Our online MBA courses can be studied in around one and a half years and is internationally recognised. Recipients of an MBA can go on to achieve higher positions of business and management within the public and private sector.

The MBA is a popular and widely-recognised professional qualification.

This degree programme is designed to stretch and challenge a professional manager, but the opportunities available to those who have them are said to be more than worth the investment.

Take a look at the range of MBA programmes we have available or contact us to find out more.

Please note: Postgraduate funding is now available for UK residents, click here for more information.

I reside in Nairobi which is the capital city of Kenya – Africa, working with Postal Corpoation of Kenya (PCK) on a full time basis. I felt the Distance Learning programme tailored to my needs given the tight schedule as I work from 8am to 5pm and having to meet...

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MBA - Kenya


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Take your next steps

Take the next steps towards getting your qualification by applying online or calling us today.

Speak to the admissions team

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How Long Will my MBA Take?

Studying online gives you the freedom and flexibility to take your MBA at your own pace.

On average, an MBA through RDI can be completed in as little as 18 months but many students take around 3 years, depending whether you study in your own time or on a full time basis.

We understand that most online MBA students have families, work office hours and have busy schedules associated with modern life. Many thousands of people like you already study with us, fitting their studies in around these commitments.

Where Can I Study?

With RDI you have an extensive support network on hand to ensure that you get the most out of your studies. During the first year of your course you will be provided with that extra bit of support to make sure that you are comfortable with the discipline of distance learning. You also have full tutor support for guidance and to answer any academic questions.

You can fit your studies around your own schedule so you don’t have to worry about being tied to a set timetable of classes.

Our UK based support team are here for you during office hours, helping with all things technical and pastoral. Your tutors work flexible hours around the clock and are on hand to answer emails and join in the discussion forum activities.

Which Universities Offer These Qualifications?

The MBA’s through RDI are offered in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University, the University of Bradford and the University of Sunderland.

The BTEC Diploma and Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership are awarded by Pearson, formerly known as Edexcel – one of the main qualification bodies in the UK and recognised worldwide.

Who Are The Courses Recognised By?

Distance learning MBA’s offered by RDI are equivalent to those studied at university and are therefore internationally recognised amongst employers. For international students especially, a British Masters degree could make you stand out head and shoulders above your peers and colleagues.

What are my Career Opportunities with an MBA?

A distance learning MBA through RDI is designed to stretch and challenge a professional manager, whilst providing you with a thorough understanding of a number of key business functions including Marketing and Finance.

You will be provided with the invaluable skills and knowledge needed to take your career in professional management to the next level.

Am I Eligible to Study an MBA?

Generally, the entry requirements for an MBA through RDI are an undergraduate degree at a minimum of 2:2, plus at least two years professional full-time work experience.

To gain entry to the MBA Top-Up you must possess the Edexcel Diploma in Management Studies or a CMI Executive Diploma.

However, applicants who have substantial managerial experience and are able to demonstrate an ability to successfully complete any of the above programmes may be admitted where they do not possess degree equivalent qualifications. Each application is considered on their individual merits.

How Much Does an MBA Cost?

The specific cost of your distance learning MBA will depend on factors such as your location, whether you choose to pay in full or opt for flexible modular payments. Click here to view all the fee options.

A benefit of online learning is that you can study at your own pace, so we offer instalment plans for your flexibility. With Pay as You Go, you have the benefit of being able to pause your payments if you take a break in your studies to make the cost of getting your qualification easier to manage.