Thanks to the internet, earning your Master’s Degree is easier than ever. Once you submit a one-time £4,500 payment, even a dog can earn a “management consultant” MBA from AUOL (American University of London). According to their website, their courses “have been designed to the most exacting standards, in accordance with the most stringent criteria, in order to provide outstanding education at an affordable price.” Continue reading for a video showing another dog who earned an online MBA.
Still wondering how anyone, even a dog, can earn their online MBA? Well, here’s a bit more information on the process:
AUOL then issues corresponding degrees and post-graduate qualifications in business, IT, law, education and liberal arts, humanities and English.
Newsnight managed to uncover AUOL’s fraudulent money-making business by setting up a fake identity and CV for the lovely hound Pete.
Thus, Peter Smith was born, a management consultant from South London with an undergraduate degree from a real UK University.
After e-mailing them his CV and paying £50 – the mandatory application fee, Peter was asked to provide the institution photocopies of his previous qualifications and a photograph of himself.
Of course, Pete did not oblige as his resume was made-up and his long dog face could not pass as a real man. Nonetheless, four days later, Pete received a message from AUOL stating that his application for a degree had been processed and that in two weeks he was going to be registered as an MBA graduate. All he had to do was to provide them with £4,500.