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The benefits of studying an MBA online while you work

Find out how studying for an MBA online could help you push your career forward without needing to take a career break.


Pursuing a graduate degree can be daunting. There’s no denying it’s an investment, and an important decision if you’re keen to progress your career. With the global business field evolving at an accelerating rate post-Covid, organisations worldwide are starting to understand the need to adapt.  


This new, dynamic way of working demands resilient and qualified leaders of tomorrow, who are capable of running organisations successfully and efficiently. That’s why business administration degrees continue to stay on top of the list for students across the world. 


Each year, more and more MBA graduates are recruited globally. According to the Corporate Recruiter Survey, in 2021 91% of companies hired MBA graduates, increasing from 80% in 2020


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It is also noted that over the past few years, students have opted for online MBAs instead of campus-based programmes – an 85% increase between 2020 and 2021 according to data from the Association to Advance Collegiate Business Schools (AACSB).  

Benefits of studying an MBA online 


One of the biggest advantages to studying online is accessibility. The ability to access your course from wherever you are is a game-changer. All you need is an internet connection and a computer, and you’re ready to complete your Master’s from the comfort of your own home. This also widens your options when it comes to choosing your university, as factors such as cost and accommodation become less of a worry.  


An online MBA is much more cost-efficient than traditional, on-campus learning. You’ll have none of the relocating or visa costs, living expenses, or travel costs to and from the campus because all course material, assignments and tasks are available online. With less of the hassle, you’ll be able to concentrate on what’s most important. 


And better yet, the flexible nature of an online MBA fits around your lifestyle. Keep earning money in your current job and choose to study part time, whenever suits you. 

University of Hull Global MBA 


Want to gain a well-rounded business education with an in-depth understanding of leadership, operations, management, marketing, finance and strategy on a course that works for you? The University of Hull's two-year Global MBA* is available online and part time. 


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This course is designed especially for busy professionals, giving you the chance to enhance your career with a great MBA qualification. You get to decide how to plan your schedule so it fits around your work and studies conveniently.  


Your learning experience is fuss-free with all course material and assignments available online via Canvas, an intuitive learning platform that can be accessed on mobile and desktop, wherever you are. Course content includes an engaging mix of videos, podcasts, presentations and further links to additional resources and study material. 


Studying the Global MBA online also allows you to apply your lessons directly to your job or business. Discuss real-life scenarios from your own work with your tutor and peers, and get varied international perspectives and ideas to help you develop.  


Invite a world of opportunity into your life with a world-class MBA delivered to you by industry experts and academic staff. Enrich your knowledge and refine your management skills and behaviours through online lectures, seminars, guided activities, research-based tasks and presentations. 


This is your chance to fulfil – no, exceed – your leadership potential.

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