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MBA with Certifeka

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Welcome to Certifeka's MBA program, where your journey to career excellence begins. We offer a comprehensive MBA program designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the dynamic world of business.

Why you should get your MBA with Certifeka?


The MBA program at our institution is designed for busy professionals aiming to enhance their strategic, financial, and leadership abilities. It offers a flexible structure with core modules, varied start dates, and even a weekend study option, accommodating individuals with diverse schedules. 

Whether you’re an experienced manager or new to the business world, this MBA acts as a pathway to sought-after management and leadership roles. It provides a unique opportunity for recent graduates or those with limited work experience to confidently step into managerial positions. The curriculum emphasizes contemporary business operations, equipping students to leverage emerging trends for strategic growth.

The program places a strong emphasis on professional development, ensuring graduates leave with a robust foundation. By the end of the course, students have refined the practical skills needed to lead effectively in today’s dynamic work environment. This, coupled with their ability to drive positive business change, makes them highly sought-after professionals across various industries.

University of Gloucestershire Reputation

The University of Gloucestershire is a dynamic and inclusive community consisting of 12,000 students and 1,500 staff members spread across campuses in Cheltenham and Gloucester. With a history dating back to 1847, the university has evolved significantly and has ambitious plans for the future.

The university’s core focus areas are:

1. Student Life: This involves providing comprehensive support to help students not only succeed academically but also thrive personally. The aim is to create an environment where students can grow and prosper.

2. Student Outcomes: The university is dedicated to helping its students reach their full potential, not only in their academic pursuits but also in their future careers and personal lives. This includes providing resources and opportunities for students to excel beyond the classroom.

3. Research, Innovation, and Enterprise: The institution places a strong emphasis on conducting high-quality research and fostering an environment of innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. This benefits not only students but also faculty and external partners.

4. Civic Role: The university is committed to actively contributing to the betterment and progress of the community it serves. This involves initiatives and activities aimed at promoting the overall well-being and advancement of the local area.

The University of Gloucestershire is a thriving academic community with a rich history and exciting future plans. Its key areas of focus include supporting student well-being and success, facilitating cutting-edge research and innovation, and actively contributing to the betterment of the surrounding community.

University of Gloucestershire School of Business

The University of Gloucestershire comprises four academic schools, each overseeing a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as engaging in specialized research and business endeavors. As a student, you’ll actively participate in various activities, collaborate in research initiatives, and establish connections with external organizations, all geared towards ensuring you graduate well-prepared for your career.

Within the University, the School of Business offers a diverse array of courses spanning business, data science, technical computing, and social sciences. The School’s emphasis on practical, hands-on learning through initiatives like the Business Labib provides students with invaluable real-world experiences and skills.

Modules & Courses

All students must complete the following 8 modules:

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Online Dissertation

After completing the 8 modules, the applicant must finish the final dissertation

Online Dissertation 

The dissertation aims to allow the student to carry out a self-managed piece of work that provides an in-depth investigation of an issue relevant to the field of management and business. The dissertation allows the student to critically evaluate and synthesize relevant business-related philosophies, theories and models, undertake a process of enquiry using primary and/or secondary data sources and critically relate these academic concepts to a relevant area of business management activity. The dissertation allows for an analytical study of academic topics within the context of practical business decision making and can thereby contribute to the body of knowledge in the domain of management and business. The dissertation’s reflective element will allow the student to critically analyze and evaluate their learning journey.

Learning and Teaching Activities

Scheduled Contact Hours: 10
Independent Learning Hours: 590
001: 10% Assignment: Individual: Proposal 1,500 words
002: 80% Dissertation / Major Project: 15,000 words
003: 10% Assignment: Individual: Reflective Paper 1,500 words

You can have your MBA in Two Modes

Full Time

(12 months)

Part Time

(24 months)

MBA Entry Requirements

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The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) is the authority in England overseeing qualifications, exams, and assessments. Its key roles include ensuring qualifications accurately reflect students’ knowledge and skills, exams accurately measure student achievement, instilling confidence in regulated qualifications, and providing information on the full range of qualifications it oversees.

ATHE is a global awarding organization regulated by Ofqual and other UK and international regulators since 2011.

ATHE offers a wide portfolio of vocationally oriented and internationally recognized qualifications.

ATHE qualifications are approved as progression pathways for our learners to relevant Bachelor’s and Master’s top-up degrees by 25 UK and international Universities.

As a chartered body, these ensure we fulfill the aims set out in our Royal Charter. But equally important, they focus us on the activities which will deliver real impact to the lives of millions of learners all over the world.

Chartered Manager Status: CMI is the sole organization authorized to award Chartered Manager status, which is considered the highest recognition for managers and leaders. Achieving Chartered Manager status signifies a high level of competence, expertise, and professionalism in the field of management.

London Examinations Board (LEB) was established with one vision: to facilitate and make available high-quality programs and recognized qualifications globally. the aim is to offer individuals across jurisdictions the opportunity to transform their lives by giving them access to prized further education and training which is further enhanced by internationally recognized qualifications. This will significantly augment their education, qualifications, employability and career progression.

IDP provides a wide range of services to support students with their international education journey. International Education Specialists have been doing this for more than 50 years creating a huge network of opportunities with offices in over 30 countries. The extensive network of approachable experts helps you identify and secure the university or college where you can thrive.

The University of Gloucestershire, a public institution situated in Gloucestershire, UK, is structured around four distinct schools of study: the School of Business, School of Creatives, School of Education and Applied Sciences, and School of Health. In collaboration with Gloucestershire College, South Gloucestershire, and Stroud College, the university has established a Strategic Alliance. This initiative aims to enhance the quality, diversity, and accessibility of higher education across Gloucestershire and the wider West of England region by fostering stronger connections between further and higher education institutions.

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Fees and Funding

Students usually support themselves through postgraduate loans, private savings, family support, or sponsorship from an employer. For advice and guidance on your funding options, contact the Money Advice team at or call 01066610220.

UoG graduates receive up to 15% off postgraduate tuition fees. Terms apply.

IntakesDeadlineFeesStudy Mode
January 202415th December 2023£6,000Distance Learning
April 202415th March 2024£6,000Distance Learning
July 202415th June 2024£6,000Distance Learning
October 202415th September 2024£6,000Distance Learning


Students can benefit from a range of scholarships.


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Payment Terms

6 months Installments

Full Time Payment

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Graduates from this course can go on to work in:

  • Strategic Management
  • Consultancy
  • Human Resources
  • Business Ownership
  • Project Management 
  • Marketing and Operations

Student Stories



“I worked with some incredibly clever people on my placement. I needed to really challenge myself to be in the ring with them – my lecturers helped me go from good to great.”

David is an Accounting and Finance Graduate.

Having completed his placement in New York City, David pushed himself above and beyond, landing a dream role as Finance and Business Partner at S3 PLC in New York.



Rana Almaqatash from Jordan, has been working for three years since graduating from her Bachelors in Engineering. Since then, she wanted to make a next step with her education, Rana said: “I After gaining good experience in the technical aspect. I, therefore, started to apply for British universities and chose the University of Gloucestershire because of the good reputation of the Business School specifically.”

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Daniels’ start up business ‘Concilium Search’ has shot to success after he and 8 others set it up shortly after graduation. His now £19m business has clients all around the world, with a team of 80 employees and international offices in New York and Amsterdam.

The networks developed throughout university will serve you for the rest of your career, so try to engage with peers and lecturers as much as possible whilst you’re at university.”

Teaching Staff

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Yasser Fathi

Business Development Director

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Yasser Fathi

Business Development Director

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Yasser Fathi

Business Development Director

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Yasser Fathi

Business Development Director

Module Outcomes

  •  Understand leadership behavior theory and practice.
  •  Explore working relationships and interactions, including power dynamics, behavioral theories, and social constructivism.
  • Analyze the impact of organizational structures and culture on effectiveness.
  •  Examine the relationship between structure, culture, and organizational effectiveness.
  •  Analyze the process and outcomes of change on employee effectiveness.
  • Understand how organizations can improve employee effectiveness to respond to business opportunities.
  •  Analyze how motivational theories inform employee motivation.
  •  Understand how organizations can motivate employees to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Module  Units:
Unit 1: Understand Leadership  Behavior Theory and Practice
Unit 2: The organizational  structures & Culture
Unit 3: Business internal  opportunities
Unit 4: Motivational Theories

Module Outcomes

  • Develop the skills to create a professional and comprehensive research proposal that clearly articulates the reasons behind undertaking the research and outlines the milestones to be achieved.
  •  Understand and apply appropriate research methodologies that align with the research objectives, ensuring the collection of accurate and relevant data. Learn various data collection methods based on the chosen methodology.
  •  Master sampling techniques to draw representative samples from the population, ensuring accurate results that can be generalized. Determine the appropriate sample size that effectively represents the population under study.
  •  Validate research results and ensure their quality by employing rigorous data analysis techniques. Link the findings with the business needs and develop action plans based on the insights gained from the analysis.
  •  Engage in self-reflection, evaluating the entire research process, including its strengths and weaknesses. Synthesize the key information learned throughout the module and associate it with a real case study, applying research findings to practical business scenarios.

Module Units:
Unit 1: Research proposal
Unit 2: Research Methodology
Unit 3: Sampling Techniques
Unit 4: Data Analysis
Unit 5 : Reflection and case study

Module Outcomes

  • Differentiate between mission and goals.
  •  Define a vision statement practically and academically.
  •  Know how to create goals.
  •  Know how to create a mission statement.
  •  Know how to develop a strategy.
  •  Know how to create values.
  •  Know how to link the vision to strategy.
  •  Cultivate a mindset for vision creation and communication.
  •  Identify organizational strengths and navigate uncertainty.
  •  Master time management criticality and tools.
  •  Enhance strategic mind effectiveness.
  •  Comprehend the core meaning of leadership.
  •  Familiarize with leadership theories and examples.
  •  Develop leadership skills and competencies.
  •  Recognize the leader’s strengths.
  •  Identify and appraise team performance.
  •  Cultivate a balanced personality as a leader.
  •  Understand the impact of success celebration.

Module Units:
Unit 1: Vision & Strategy – The Intro
Unit 2: The Mindset
Unit 3: Understanding Leadership
Unit 3: Understanding Leadership
Unit 4: Leader’s personal contribution

Module Outcomes

  • Understand the significance of brand identity development and maintaining effective communication channels with the public.
  •  Enhance the company’s reputation in the market through strategic communication efforts.
  •  Communicate efficiently with both internal and external stakeholders.
  •  Bridge the communication gap between staff and management within the organization.
  • Comprehend the importance of corporate image building and learn practical strategies to achieve it.
  •  Recognize the value of public opinion research and media tracking in shaping business decisions.
  •  Implement techniques to establish a positive corporate reputation.
  •  Define the concept of corporate identity and its role in organizational communication.
  •  Evaluate media and campaign effectiveness to make informed communication decisions.
  •  Differentiate between corporate communication and public relations practices.
  •  Explore the career path of a communication manager and acquire the necessary skills.

Module Units:
Unit 1:Fundamentals of Corporate Communication Strategy
Unit 2: corporate communication elements
Unit 3: Building Corporate Communications Plan

Module Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamental concept of the time value of money in finance and its significance in financial decision-making.
  • Develop proficiency in calculating single amounts and grasp the principles behind such calculations.
  •  Gain knowledge about different types of annuities and their calculations, enabling informed financial analysis.
  •  Comprehend the complexities of mixed stream calculations and apply appropriate methods for accurate results.
  •  Acquire a thorough understanding of interest rate compounding and its implications on financial outcomes.
  •  Learn how to effectively apply time value of money calculations in practical scenarios, enhancing decision-making skills.
  •  Develop a clear understanding of capital budgeting and its importance in evaluating investment opportunities.
  •  Learn to calculate and interpret the payback period (PBP) for investment projects.
  •  Understand the concept of net present value (NPV) and its calculations to assess the profitability of investment projects.
  • Gain proficiency in calculating and interpreting the internal rate of return (IRR) as a metric for investment evaluation.

Module Units:
Unit 1: Financial Data
Unit 2: Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Unit 3: Strategic Financial Decisions
Unit 4 : Time Value of Money
Unit 5: Capital Budgeting Techniques

Module Outcomes

  • Understand factors influencing HRM strategies
  •  Recognize the role of SHRM in strategic success
  •  Explain the importance of HR management
  •  Analyze the SHRM framework
  • Understand the strategic HR process
  •  Assess HR strategies in organizations
  •  Identify contemporary issues in SHRM
  •  Analyze HR strategy development and implementation
  •  Understand SHRM’s role in the market analysis

Module Units:
Unit 1: Introduction to Strategic Human Resource Management
Unit 2: Strategic Alignment
Unit 3: Market Analysis
Unit 4: Competitive Advantage
Unit 5: Strategic Risks and Opportunities
Unit 6: SHRM Strategies

Module Outcomes

  •  Understand the foundations for developing organizational strategy effective organizational strategies.
  •  Explain organizational vision, mission, strategy, and business plans
  •  Identify and measure SMARTER objectives.
  •  Define the interference between strategic and business plans align and support each other.
  •  Understand core organizational values and decision-making and strategy formulation.
  •  Define cultural diversity drivers and business growth of cultural diversity on organizational growth, innovation, and strategic decision-making.
  •  Overview profit market share and workforce expectations
  •  Understand stakeholder involvement

Module Units:
Unit1: Foundations of Strategic Management
Unit 2: Strategic Analysis Methodology
Unit 3: Organizational Strategy

Module Outcomes

  •  Understand the principles of strategic marketing and recognize its role in organizational success.
  •  Define marketing strategy and its significance in shaping the organization’s direction and goals.
  •  Explain how strategic marketing underpins various aspects, including resource allocation, implementation, monitoring, and control of corporate and marketing strategies.
  •  Establish a link between marketing strategy and the organization’s mission and vision.
  •  Conduct a comprehensive situation audit that aligns with corporate objectives and supports the development of a marketing strategy.
  • Recognize the importance of corporate social responsibility in strategic marketing decision-making.
  •  Define the process of developing a marketing strategy, considering market segmentation, targeting, and positioning.
  •  Identify and implement relationship strategies to foster strong connections with customers.

Module Units:
Unit 1: Principles of Strategic Marketing
Unit 2: The Strategic Marketing Plan
Unit 3: Strategic Analysis Methodology
Unit 4 : Consumer Behavior

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