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MDCI is the region’s leading provider of executive education programmes. For more than thirty years we have been helping generations of business men and women develop knowledge and confidence to in turn develop their careers.

You have come to the right place to find out more about The Next Generation MBA, and other courses, our partners and associates, our course leaders and faculty. Want to talk? Contact us.

Where Can I Find the current MBA Prospectus?

You can download the Transformational Leadership MBA Prospectus and discover more about The Next Generation MBA here.

Which Courses are MDCI Currently Offering?

These curious times during CoVid-19 have helped focus on the design and the launch of a new-to-market
MBA. The Next Generation MBA in Transformational Leadership is awarded by UK’s York St John
University. The MBA is completed in 12 months, over two parts – a half-way professional certificate from
Chartered Management Institute called the Certificate in Transformational Leadership (CTL), followed by
the next six months of dissertation study and a 12,000-word ‘capstone’ project to be awarded the MBA by
the UK’s York St John University.


To find out more about The Next Generation MBA, visit our course page.

Do You Still Offer Other Management Development and Degree Courses?

Our current focus is firmly placed on on-boarding the new cohort of the The Next Generation MBA which starts study in August. You can read more about it here. Meanwhile, we are nimble, flexible and able to open up registration for a myriad of other cutting-edge programmes. Take a look here, and/or please get in touch to discuss what will support you career progression.

How Do I Contact MDCI?

You can request a call back here. Or send an email here. We will be back in touch within a day.

Is MDCI A UK Organisation and Where Is MDCI Based?

Yes, MDCI is a British firm, head-quartered in Castle Eden in the United Kingdom. Since 1993, our regional hub is present in Bahrain. Our affiliates partners, faculty and indeed Alumni are based all over the world. In 1997, MDCI was awarded The Queen’s Award for Export in Education.

Which Universities Is MDCI Affiliated With?

The degree programmes are awarded through several leading universities in the United Kingdom and South Africa, including the Hull, Lincoln, and Reading and the University of South Africa (UNISA). The Next Generation MBA, with Charles Massingham Consulting Group, is awarded by York St John University, one of the UK’s oldest and most respected educational institutions.

Do I Need a Degree to Get My MBA With MDCI?

No, we do not require you to have an undergraduate degree in order to gain an MBA with us. Instead, you can take a CTL Level 7 Certification from Chartered Management Institute as your gateway to the MBA awarded by York St John University after completing your 12,000-word ‘capstone’ project.

Do I Have to Pay for My MBA Upfront?

No, we offer flexible payment options and can offer you a conditional place on the MBA course once we receive payment of your deposit. Let’s discuss the payment schedule, which can be made regularly, in instalments.

How Long Does It Take To Complete An MBA With MDCI?

The Next Generation MBA takes one year to complete. During 2020, due to COVID-19, the lectures and study sessions are mostly delivered online, over weekends – usually starting on a Thursday afternoon and ending on Saturday. This allows you to study flexibly around your work and family commitments. You can read more about how long it takes to complete your MBA on our course information page.

Can I Attend My MBA Classes Remotely?

Yes, we provide a completely remote course structure that is delivered live online using Microsoft Teams for Education. Sessions are recorded and available online, with collaborative learning sessions between you and your cohorts scheduled at weekends. As an MDCI student, also have access to an Office 365 ‘bundle’, with cloud storage, access to resources and faculty, as well as your own @mdciedu.com email address.

What Is The MBA Application Process Like?

Our application process is split into four simple steps:


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Offer Admission Confirmation Start
Following an introductory conversation, a conditional offer is made, alongside a USD250 deposit from you. Then, together we take the steps to check your full compatibility with the entry criteria. Once the entry criteria are aligned, we must submit your identity documents for checking in accordance with the university guidelines, as well as verify your professional experience and qualifications. You will receive our formal confirmation that you have been accepted onto the CTL programme, as well as the study calendar so you can begin to plan the exciting year ahead! At least seven days before your first module, you will receive a welcome pack from your personal programme coordinator, with a study calendar, an invitation to join Microsoft Teams for Education, and more.


How Much Does It Cost To Get An MBA With MDCI?

The Next Generation MBA fee is USD 12,000, which is up to 60% less than other courses you mighty find. We are able to offer this saving thanks to our unique blended learning approach which combines in-person seminars and remote learning sessions -especially useful to start live, faculty-led study during CoVid-19.

What Is MDCI’s Unique Blended Learning Approach?

We have been delivering executive learning experiences for more than thirty years. This has allowed us to define the perfect approach for busy individuals who need to balance study with work and family commitments. Our blended approach includes a combination of weekend seminars delivered live in-person and/or onlune by UK university professors. Learning happens over the weekend, so that your MBA does not disrupt your work/life balance.