University of London Global MBA

Frequently Asked Questions

To accommodate working professionals with full-time work commitments, classes are held in the evening or on weekends. The typical class schedule and timings are as follows:

Weekday evenings 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Saturdays 10.30 am to 12.30 pm and 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm

On occasion, classes are extended beyond these times or arranged on other days particularly during coursework submission periods.

The international MBA programs at MDi are renowned for quality of the syllabus, quality of instruction by faculty with both academic credentials and industry experience and the flexibility available for working professionals. The overall delivery method includes a combination of classes, support from local MDi tutors as well as support and resources via a comprehensive Virtual Learning Environment.

Students also have access to online text and study materials including study guides, past papers, discussion forums, presentations, videos and a library of international journals and e-books. Students also have free access to the MDi physical library for referencing or borrowing textbooks.

The MBA degrees awarded to the graduates at MDi Pakistan are exactly the same as in the UK or anywhere else in the world. There is no reference on the degree to location or to the local teaching centre. In fact, one of the conditions for approval by HEC Pakistan in granting recognition to these programs is that the degrees should be identical to the one awarded to UK students. The degrees are identical because the syllabus, study materials, and overall assessments are exactly the same.

In addition, graduates can receive the degree in Pakistan or visit any of the convocation centers abroad.

All international degree programs offered at MDi Business School have been formally validated and recognized by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and listed on the HEC website here.

MDi graduates enjoy a solid reputation with local organizations and employers. A substantial number of our students are sponsored by their employers. Our graduates work in key positions in many sectors within the country and the region.

In terms of international recognition, University of London is the world’s oldest provider of degrees with more than 50,000 students in over 180 countries and more than 100 degrees, diplomas and certificates. Its alumni include six past Nobel Prize winners.

In terms of accreditation, The Global MBA is recognized by major industry bodies including Chartered Management Institute (CIM) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

The core modules and Strategic Project of the Global MBA meet the requirements of CMI’s Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership. When you successfully complete the MBA, you also receive this Diploma. If you also have at least three years of relevant work experience, you can gain CMI Chartered Manager status.

If you successfully complete the MBA with Accountancy specialism, , you are eligible to sit the CIMA Master’s Gateway exam. This is a fast-track route towards the CIMA Professional Qualification.

The Global MBA program at MDi enjoys credit transfers to o­n-campus programs either at one of University of London’s constituent universities or other universities around the world. . You may complete a few courses at MDi here in Pakistan and the remaining in the UK, Australia, Canada, USA, Singapore, etc. 

The programs have the great flexibility that you can, in case of say a transfer abroad, continue study without interruption in another country or switch to fully online learning.

Exemptions can be applied for during the application. Exemptions are possible if the applicant can demonstrate equivalent prior learning at a credible and recognized institution.  For example, ACCA, CA or local MS/MBA graduates can attract exemptions.

Graduate students at MDi over the last 15+ years have the following profile:

General managers, IT managers, Business managers, HR professionals, Finance professionals, Advertising executives, Marketing and Product managers, Banking executives, Science and Research executives, Entrepreneurs, Telecom professionals, Development Sector professionals, Armed Forces officers and New graduates..

from the following sectors

IT / Software Development, Oil and Gas, Construction and Property, Media and Advertising, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, Science and Technology, UN Agencies, Local and International NGOs, Telecoms, Banking and Finance, Education, Defence, etc.

These students represent many well-known organizations in Pakistan including:

Premier Kufpec, OMV, BHP Billiton, Orient Petroleum, Weatherford Oil, UNDP, CIDA, UNFAO, UNICEF, JICA, Save the Children, Pepsi International, Interflow, Serena Hotel, Elixir Technologies, DPS, Teradata, LMK Resources, Nokia-Siemens, Alcatel Pakistan, Oracle, HP Enterprise, Nortel Networks, ZTE Telecom, Zong, UFone, Mobilink, Warid, Telenor, Huawei Technologies, PTCL, REDTone, IBM Pakistan, EMAAR, ORASCOM Construction, NESCOM, Bank Alfalah, Samba Bank, SNL Financials, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force, Fauji Fertilizer, NADRA, Ministry of Finance and others

For fee information, please visit https://mdi.com.pk/university-of-london-global-mba/fee-structure

MDi offers a number of merit and need-based scholarships. Please contact MDi at info@mdi.com.pk or call 051-8480200 | 8480201 for details.