MBA Global Master of Business Administration

Available to study by distance learning or on campus in either Glasgow or London.

This MBA course has been designed around our commitment to the Common Good and the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). This distinctive MBA course is designed for enterprising and socially minded individuals with aspirations to become a professional manager with an instinct for creating sustainable business in a socially responsible manner.

This practical and applied course provides insight into the everyday challenges confronting managers within a range of business and third sector organisations across the globe. We emphasise the role, contribution and integration of the key business functions to enhance your ability to design and deliver effective organisation-wide strategies.

Dynamic and challenging, the MBA requires energetic participation. Like you, your peers will be ambitious, highly-motivated and determined to succeed. We look forward to welcoming you onto the programme and into our global alumni network of socially responsible leaders.

The Global MBA course provides sessions on contemporary issues such as
  • Dealing with Black Swan Events (such as COVID-19) and Scenario Planning
  • Crisis Leadership
  • Business Continuity in Uncertain times
Module list

Creating Organisational Value, Corporate Citizenship in a Global Age, Strategic Management, Responsible Leadership, Methods for Evidence Based Projects, Operations Management and Analytics for Management Decision-Making, MBA Project.

Optional: Global Supply Chain Management, Resourcing and Talent Management, Consumer Behaviour, Risk and Organisational Resilience, Financial Management for Global Decision Makers, Procurement and Quality Management, Managing People in Global Organisations, Strategic, Brand Management Business, Business Continuity and Crisis Management, Global Finance.

"The University has a fantastic reputation and the calibre of its graduates is very high."

Professor Nick Robertson, Former CEO and Founder of ASOS.com

Study Options

  • 2020/21

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Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

MBA
Distance Learning
2 - 3 Years
18 Jan 2021
GCU Glasgow
MBA
Full Time
16 Months
18 Jan 2021
GCU Glasgow
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MBA Distance Learning 2 - 3 Years 18 Jan 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply
MBA Full Time 16 Months 18 Jan 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply

Study Options

  • 2021/22

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Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

MBA
Distance Learning
2 - 3 Years
31 Jan 2022
GCU Glasgow
MBA
Full Time
16 Months
31 Jan 2022
GCU Glasgow
MBA
Full Time
1 Year
28 Sep 2021
GCU Glasgow
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MBA Distance Learning 2 - 3 Years 31 Jan 2022 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply
MBA Full Time 16 Months 31 Jan 2022 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply
MBA Full Time 1 Year 28 Sep 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply

All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.

Typical entry requirements

UK honours degree 2:2 (or equivalent) in any subject area. A postgraduate degree, diploma or professional qualification from a recognised institution.

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If applicants do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, they may be eligible to enter this programme via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy.

If successful, you will be shortlisted and invited for interview. 
 

English language

Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 5.5.

Please note: if you are from a majority English speaking country, you may not be required to provide further proof of your English Language proficiency.

Additional information

Other academic and vocational qualifications

Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies, you may be eligible to enter this course via the University's Recognition of Prior Learning scheme.

The tuition fees you pay are mostly determined by your fee status. What is my student fee status?

Tuition fees 2020/21

Home: £12,500
RUK: £12,500
EU: £12,500
International: £14,500

Distance Learning fees 2020/21

Home/RUK/EU/International
15 credit module: £910
Dissertation: £1,820
Total fee: £9,100

Tuition fees 2021/22

Home and RUK: £12,500
EU and International: £14,500

Distance Learning fees 2021/22

Home/RUK/EU/International
15 credit module: £910
Dissertation: £1,820
Total fee: £9,100

Fees are subject to change and published here for guidance only.

Additional costs

As a student at the University, there are additional fees and costs which may or may not apply to you, but that you should be aware of.

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Scholarships

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of £2 million per year.

View our postgraduate scholarships.

Mix of assessments and exams.
Professional engagements included in this course include employer events on campus.
Students on this course will get the opportunity to hear from guest lecturers.
This course has been designed with industry input.