Top MA in HR Program in Europe for Accelerating Your Management Career!

Study for MA in HR and earn dual-qualification from a top public university in the United Kingdom:

  • LEB Professional Diploma in Business Administration (Level 11 SCQF, equivalent to level 7 EQF)
  • Master of Business Administration from University of Gloucestershire

Program in details

01 Distinction

By not receiving a SIMI Swiss degree, learners have the opportunity to participate in the Swiss-Made program, allowing them to save up to 85% on tuition fees compared to the standard SIMI Swiss tuition rates and get degrees from SIMI university partners.

  • Dual Degree from Switzerland and the United Kingdom, fully accredited.
  • Live Class with SIMI Swiss lecturers.
  • Excellent academic support provided.

02 Introduction

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program stands out globally as a prime educational choice and a valuable investment, paving the way for a wealth of career advancement opportunities post-graduation.


SIMI Swiss, located in Zug, Switzerland, holds the distinction of being the first institution in the region to offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs with international accreditation. This recognition not only underscores the quality of education provided but also ensures its acceptance across a network of partner universities. Recognizing the financial burden that often accompanies the pursuit of accredited Master’s programs, SIMI Swiss has strategically partnered with the London Examinations Board (LEB) and established a top-up pathway to the University of Gloucestershire in the UK. This collaboration facilitates the MBA Dual Award program, aiming at cost-efficiency without compromising educational integrity.


Through this innovative program, students have the privilege of engaging with the comprehensive curriculum of SIMI Swiss while achieving financial savings by earning their degrees from both the London Examination Board and the University of Gloucestershire.


Graduates of this program are awarded:

  • A Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Gloucestershire.
  • LEB Professional Diploma in Business Administration (Level 11 SCQF, equivalent to level 7 EQF).

03 Program

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) Triple Crown Award consists of 6 modules and a Master’s Dissertation, totaling 180 UK credits, lasting a minimum of 1.5 years.


Mandatory modules:


  • Strategic Management (20 UK credits)
  • Strategic Leadership (Leading Change, Cross Cultural Leadership) (20 UK credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (20 UK credits)
  • Advanced Business Research Methods (20 UK credits)
  • Strategic Financial Management (20 UK credits)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 UK credits)


After each module, learners will take an ending exam. The end-of-module exams are application-oriented essays to help learners review knowledge, apply knowledge in the workplace, and improve the practical environment.


Master’s Dissertation stage (30 ECTS credits equivalent to 60 UK credits) – Study directly with instructors from the University of Gloucestershire and SIMI Swiss jointly recognized the results:


  • ASS001: Research Proposal – 10%
  • ASS002: Dissertation – 80%
  • ASS003: Reflective Journal – 10%


Graduating from the Master of Business Administration Triple Crown program, the learner could:


  • Have the ability to use knowledge, dialectical thinking, independent reasoning to develop the knowledge learned into practice their own management.
  • Applying the practical management experience of the world into your business with adjusted accordingly.
  • Communicate effectively in a business environment.
  • Strategic planning capabilities, deployment strategy and operating efficiency in corporate functions.
  • Business with a vision of building a sustainable and ethical business.


Teaching and learning strategies:


The central training philosophy of the program starts from understanding the theory and case studies that are currently applied in world enterprises to the process of applying the learned knowledge to the enterprises themselves and the learners’ business environment. In addition to the practical knowledge, the program also equips the necessary skills for a business leader and manager in the volatile and risky global business context.


The program is Learner-centered and focuses on solving learners’ problems:


The Learner-centered training method will focus on solving learners’ problems through background knowledge and case studies that are applied in successful businesses worldwide. Through each module, learners will step by step solve management problems that they face every day with the guidance of the theoretical system, the practice system, expert lecturers and local teaching assistants.

04 Learning method

SIMI programs offer a Fully Online or Hybrid learning model (conditionally applied), allowing students to study with original programs from Switzerland and partner countries. This enables students to achieve qualifications equivalent to those of full-time international students without the need to live in or attend on-site activities. The Broadcast classes with SIMI’s Lecturers on scheduled days are perfect for those with busy work lives or limited time during the week.


The following video will provide learners with a direct and comprehensive overview of enrolling in online classes at SIMI Swiss.



Supporting Systems:


We understand that pursuing a postgraduate accredited program can be both exciting and challenging, especially for busy adult learners. To assist in overcoming challenges, we’ve developed the SIMI Swiss Supporting Systems, designed to help navigate any difficulties during learners studies.


For a comprehensive overview of our support, please watch our informative videos for assistance at every step of your academic journey.



Effective SIMI Pedagogy:


At SIMI, we pay special attention to the effectiveness of our programs. As for our exclusive teaching method specifically designed for busy learners, we strongly believe that this method will allow learners to seamlessly integrate foundational theory and professional knowledge into the context of real life and career.


The following video will help you understand this method more deeply.


05 Admission

In addition to the entry requirements, candidates applying to the program are also assessed for their suitability by the admissions committee before joining the program to ensure that they can acquire and benefit from the program.


Entry requirements


To enroll the Master of Business Administration (MBA), the learner must possess one of the criteria below:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Majors from accredited universities; or
  • A Level 6 EQF diploma or equivalent. Level 6 Diploma must be from organizations that are authorized to issue degrees and have been accredited.


English requirements


If a learner is not from a predominantly English-speaking country, proof of English language proficiency must be provided.

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or equivalent
  • Or A minimum TOEFL score of 101 or IELTS 6.5; Reading and Writing must be at 6.5 or equivalent


Please note: SIMI reserves the right to make admissions decisions based on the requirements of recognized agencies and the global quotas of the program.

Maximize benefits for learners through arrangements with university partners.

By not obtaining a degree from SIMI Swiss but only from the partner university, students can save up to 85% of the costs compared to the original program of SIMI Swiss.


05 Accreditation of SIMI Swiss

Because the programs and qualifications offered are rigorously accredited by reputable organizations, upon graduation, students have the confidence to enter the job market, pursue further studies, and smoothly transition to other prestigious and equivalently reputable educational systems.


SIMI SWISS is the pioneering higher education institution with accreditation at both the programmatic and institutional levels:

  • Accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) at the highest level (Premier Institution);
  • A full member of SVEB (Swiss Federation for Adult Learning).
  • Accreditation of the management system compatible with the European Quality Assurance Framework for Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) and Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area, awarded by the HEAD – Higher Education Accreditation Division;
  • Programs is recognized by Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Bodies.
  • Learning outcomes are mapped to the UK national occupational standards.


|| See more information about the accreditation and recognition of SIMI Swiss HERE ||


Guidelines of how to check the accreditation of SIMI Swiss:

06 Accreditation of University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire is a top-ranking public university in the United Kingdom:


  • Ranked in the top 1000 global universities ( Times Higher Education – THE);
  • Ranked in the top 200 public universities in the UK ( Guardian League Table 2023 rankings);
  • Achieved Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2023 at a “very high-quality” level;
  • Ranked 16th in terms of graduate employment rate after 5 years across the UK;
  • Ranked 3rd in the UK for faculty quality and teaching standards (What Uni Student Choice 2022 rankings);
  • Ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of student care (What Uni Student Choice 2022 rankings);
  • Ranking 10th in the UK for employment prospects (What Uni Student Choice 2022 rankings).

|| See more information about the recognition and awards of University of Gloucestershire HERE ||

07 Accreditation of London Examination Board

Certifications & Apostilles in Switzerland:


Certifications & Apostilles is the process by which The Cantonal Chancellery certifies original public documents of the Canton of Zug (where SIMI Swiss is authorized and licensed), thus validating them for use abroad. The process solely verifies the authenticity of the diploma, confirming its origin from the Swiss Institute of Management and Innovation, and ensures the genuine signature of the chancellor/dean.


Below is an example of the Certification by Notary Public and confirm from Chancellor of State:


Note: The information provided here is accurate as of the publication date, and the content may be subject to changes based on the regulations of each country without prior notice.

08 Apostille

Apostille and qualification confirmation of University of Gloucestershire:



Note: The information provided here is accurate as of the publication date, and the content may be subject to changes based on the regulations of each country without prior notice.

09 Disclaimer

The Swiss Information and Management Institute (SIMI Swiss), MI Swiss along with our Partner Universities, Academic Partners, Local Supporting Partners, and Qualification Awarding Bodies (collectively referred to as the 'Parties' or 'We'), hereby state and affirm that:


  • The Parties expressly disclaim any guarantee of acceptance of a degree by a third party. The acceptance or rejection of a degree is contingent upon the discretion of the receiving entity.
  • The Parties explicitly disavow any guarantee pertaining to salary increments, promotions, new employment opportunities, or employment acceptance subsequent to graduation.
  • Although there exist regulations concerning cross-recognition and equivalence of qualifications, it is important to note that each country, organization, and entity retains the right to acknowledge and recognize its own degrees. The Parties do not assure automatic recognition of degrees during the diploma and certificate usage process, including the issuing of transcripts, by any of our members. Furthermore, the Parties do not assure or endorse the process of recognizing equivalent qualifications (if applicable).
  • The Parties do not assure or commit to facilitating opportunities for immigration, employment abroad, acquisition of work permits, teaching permits, or professional licenses in the UK, Europe, or any other country.
  • While the Parties extend maximum support, they do not guarantee 100% approval of student visas (in the case of full-time study) or Schengen visas (for attendance at the graduation ceremony in Europe) if learners do not meet the requirements of the host country and the competent authority responsible for immigration, relocation, and settlement in other countries.

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