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Online Business School (OBS)

The Online Business School delivers online university pathway programmes with full Undergraduate and Postgraduate Diploma Awards to learners from all corners of the world. Learners can fast track their way through to a UK University Qualification on campus or by distance learning.

OBS courses can be studied anywhere, at any time and on any device at an affordable cost, giving credits towards University completion.

Online Business
School (OBS)

ONLINE BUSINESS SCHOOL offers “university credit” rated programmes giving advanced entry to university completion at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at a cost of less from £2,200. Students can then ‘Top Up’ at a University and obtain a degree or MBA for less than £5,000!

OBS has developed an online learning model that provides credits and a pathway to a range of UK university top-up programmes at both UNDERGRADUATE and POSTGRADUATE level, making university education accessible and affordable.

AISL - OBS Accreditation

Online Business School operates to the highest academic standards and has multiple structures in place that ensure the standard of education provided to its students is of the highest quality.  All learning materials are designed and written by professional academic authors so that each interactive module is aligned against specific learning criteria specified by OFQUAL. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

On completion of the final assignments, students are awarded a recognised Diploma qualification. This Diploma can be used to progress or top up to a full undergraduate degree or MBA at a variety of UK universities, either on campus or by distance learning.

90% of our students go on to complete a Top-up degree, MBA or higher-level study.

  • Over 10,000 students currently studying.
  • Students from over 50 countries.
  • 4.8/5 Satisfaction rating on online review sites.


  • Business
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics


  • Introduction to Management (60 credits)
  • Introduction to Business (60 credits)
  • Business Management (120 credits)
  • Workplace Skills (60 credits)
  • People & Organisation (60 credits)
  • Stem Computing (60 credits)
  • Stem Engineering (60 credits)


  • Business Management (240 credits)
  • Accounting and Finance (240 credits)
  • Sales and Marketing (240 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (240 credits)
  • Leadership and Teamworking (240 credits)
  • Entrepreneurship and Management (240 credits)
  • IT and Computing (240 credits)
  • IT and Web Design (240 credits)
  • IT and Networking (240 credits)
  • IT and E-commerce (240 credits)
  • Hotel and Hospitality (240 credits)
  • Health and Social Care (240 credits)
  • Teacher Training (Level 5 only-120 credits)


  • Business and Administrative Management (120 credits)
  • Professional Sales Management (120 credits)
  • ESOL (120 credits)


  • Strategic Management (120 credits)
  • Strategic Sales Management (120 credits)
  • Human Resource Development (120 credits)


  • Strategic Management (120 credits)
  • Strategic Sales Management (120 credits)
  • Human Resource Development (120 credits)

Entry Requirements

IGCSE (£1,500)

The typical age at which people choose to complete the IGCES’s is 14 to 16, but anyone over the age of 14 can enrol onto this course. You also do not need any previous qualifications to be eligible for this course.


This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education and wish to progress onto a degree at university, or the Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management with Online Business School.


To enrol onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the level 5 course, you must have attained a level 4 or equivalent.


The Level 6 programme is for non-university graduate mature students (age 25 or older) who have five years managerial work experience and want to study for an MBA. This course will allow for direct access onto an MBA programme.


To enrol onto the Level 7 programme, you must be either
a university graduate who is over 22 years old, or
2. a non-university graduate over 24-year-old, and with at least five years of managerial experience.

AISL - OBS Partnerships

Online Business School has partnerships with the following Universities, which students can complete their studies with, on completion of their diploma with us. Online Business School will facilitate the students’ entry into their preferred University and will handle the application, making the process very easy and stress free for the student.

Why Study With Us

  •  Study around your existing commitments 
  •  Complete flexibility in how and when you study
  •  We will provide you with all the teaching and learning resources you’ll need
  •  Gain a UK university degree or MBA for around £5,000
  •  Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
  •  State of the art online learning platform
  •  24/7 student networking platform
  •  Dedicated student support team
  •  No pressure of deadlines- learn at your own pace
  •  OFQUAL approved and accredited
  •  Free laptop
  •  Free NUS Extra card worth £19.90
  •  Free CV writing help on completion of the course
  •  Free access to our 6 Hubs: Wellness, Career, Buddy, Resource, Study, Personal Development for additional support
  •  We will be there to support you every step of the way

1 We will provide you with all the teaching and learning resources you’ll need, including a laptop and a state-of-the-art online learning platform.

2Study around your existing commitments. there’s complete flexibility in how and when you study. No pressure of deadlines – learn at your own pace.

3Gain a UK university defree or MBA for less than 5,000. We have a range of University progression arrangements in place.

4OFQUAL approved and accredited. Receive certification that is recognised universally by Universities and employers.

5Access to our 7 support Hubs: Wellness, Career, Buddy, Resource, Study, Personal Development & Fitness. Providing you with a range of support resources.

6Unlimited personal tutor support with 1-2-1 zoom sessions and a dedicated student support team.

Tutor Support

At Online Business School, we are with you every step of the way – you are never alone. Distance learning does not mean you will be on your own.

When you enrol onto your chosen course, you will receive your personal tutor details. The tutor will be there to support you with any questions and further explanations on your course via email, phone or Zoom. 

You’ll have unlimited access to our tutor support in addition to a dedicated student advisor team. You also have access to the Buddy Hub that connects you 24/7 to fellow students around the world.

The Hubs

Access to our unique support Hubs containing a range of specialist and focused resources to support and develop you alongside your learning. Free to all our students. 

A range of support resources to develop your career, personal effectiveness and wellness.

Wellness Hub

Career Hub

Buddy Hub

Study Hub

Resource Hub

Personal Development Hub

Fitness Hub

Our Wellness Hub includes a range of articles, guides and short courses:

  • Work/life balance
  • Mental wellbeing support
  • Mindfulness & relaxation

Plan and develop your career options and improve your marketability with our Career Hub:

  • Interview & job preparation skills
  • CV writing tips
  • Psychometric tests
  • Job Board

Our Buddy Hub allows you to connect, chat and befriend fellow students from around the world:

  • Forums per course where you can interact with each other
  • Exchange ideas
  • Share resources
  • Motivate & inspire
  • Explore a range of cultures and backgrounds

Our Resource Hub is where all additional learning and support resources can be found:

  • Previous webinars
  • FAQ Library
  • eBook supplements
  • Resource postings

Access all course materials and assignments in the Study Hub:

  • Unlimited tutor support
  • Access webinars & live weekly lectures
  • Modular materials
  • Chat Room

Our Personal Development Hub can help to boost your confidence and become more effective at work and in life. Focuses on areas such as:

  • Interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Personal success
  • A full “Make Yourself Memorable” programme

Our Fitness Hub includes:

  • Diet, health and fitness tips
  • Personal fitness & exercise regimes
  • Yoga and Pilates videos
  • A range of gym activities

Our Portal

  • Handbook

  • Modules

  • Assignments

  • Webinars

  • Tutorial videos

  • Tutor support

  • Interactive forum

  • Bookmarks

Free Professional Body Membership Included