Top-Up MBA

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Rushford Business School, Switzerland

This MBA is also awarded with a UK Ofqual regulated Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management

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Program Overview

Rushford Business School offers a 100% online top-up MBA program which is specifically designed for students who have already completed their post-graduate diploma in Business and Management or any other equivalent diploma qualification in Business and/or Management.

This program will provide the necessary additional knowledge and credentials to such students who truly aspire to succeed in the business world.

Rushford Business School offers a self-paced learning environment that is built on the latest technology to bring students, faculty, mentors, and a variety of knowledge sourced together for a world-class learning experience. The Rushford MBA is a hands-on program in which a student is not only expected to master core fundamentals of business and management but also to develop key skills along the way that can be applied at the workplace in real-time.

Next Start Date:
01 Jun 2024
25 May 2024
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Program Curriculum

The Rushford  Top-up MBA program is comprised of a total of 9 courses and each course lasts approximately 3 weeks. Each course is comprised of 4 ECTS credits. Students must complete 36 ECTS for becoming eligible for the MBA award.


  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Skills
  • Leadership 2040
  • International Business Environment
  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Business Law
  • Leadership and Managing Human Capital
  • Financial Management
  • Statistics

You are required to hold:

  1. At minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher; AND
  2. A Diploma in Business &/or Management or any other equivalent qualification.

If you have completed all your coursework for the diploma program but have not graduated yet, you may still be eligible to enrol in this program.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

English Language Proficiency:

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

English Proficiency Waivers: 

The English proficiency test is not required for the following candidates:
– Native English Speakers, OR;
– Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
– Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
– 2 years of work experience in an organization where English is the primary language of communication.

Fees can either be paid in full before the start date; or you can pay half before the start date and half within 2 months.

The Rushford MBA allows our graduates to accelerate their career aspirations through sheer knowledge, skills, and wisdom building throughout the program. We ensure that the program exposes students to hands-on business and management learning. The Rushford MBA provides our students with the competitive advantage of a reputed European MBA degree that is taught by Industry experts who solve business challenges in their work-life daily.

Each student at Rushford Business School is matched with an Industry mentor, preferably in the same industry in which the student is working or has aspirations to enter. The mentor guides the student through the course and provides the student with real-life experiential learning along with core learning taking place in the program.

After completing the program, the career path will be influenced by what stage the student is. For working professional students, the positive impact of the program happens from the first day since the student can apply the knowledge and skills right away at work. For graduates, the knowledge and skills developed during the MBA program provide them the competitive edge needed to secure their desired role.

To apply for this program kindly follow the application process as described in the following link:

Online Campus Application Process

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Career Support

All students at Rushford Business School are provided career support in the form of resume development, interview preparation, job search guidance etc.

Application Tracking

Kindly submit your application using our online application portal. You will be able to track the various stages of your application.

We focus on your development!

Real World Simulations

Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.

Personality Assessment

As an incoming student at Rushford you will undergo a personality assessment using a validated tool for MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) to help you unlock the potential of personal growth. It is a groundbreaking framework that empowers you to hone your skills, identify strengths and differences, and lay the groundwork for an enriching journey of self improvement.

Networking Events

We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.

People & Tech Skills

Both people and technology skills are essential for success in today's world. We have entered in a new era of business and management wherein the paradigm of interaction between people and machines is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. What was relevant 5 years ago is not as relevant today. At Rushford, we offer you an ungraded skillset of both people skills and technology skills so that you can better appreciate how to operate in this new paradigm and be prepared for the landscape change that is inevitable in the coming years.