MBA Global Master of Business Administration

Study options available at our London campus or by distance learning.

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

Award

Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

 

MBA
Full Time
16 Months
18 Jan 2021
GCU Glasgow
MBA
Full Time
1 Year
29 Sep 2020
GCU Glasgow
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MBA Full Time 16 Months 18 Jan 2021 GCU Glasgow Enquire Apply
MBA Full Time 1 Year 29 Sep 2020 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.

Join GCU in September 2020

We are looking forward to welcoming you to what will be a great new academic year at GCU and we hope you choose this as your study destination. Your experience as an applicant and new student remains our priority. We will be doing everything we can to make sure you enjoy learning through our blended approach of online and face-to-face teaching and to give you as many opportunities to create new friendships and experience everything the GCU community has to offer you!

The health, safety and wellbeing of our students and staff will continue to be our highest priority as rules around social distancing are eased. For more information on the things what you can expect from your first term at GCU, visit our Frequently Asked Questions pages or make an enquiry today.

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

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. Fees and refund policy.

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 over £2 million per year.

View our Postgraduate scholarships.

These terms and conditions set out the obligations of GCU and registered students studying on the Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) in addition to the University’s standard student terms and conditions, and where applicable, the University’s International Terms and Conditions, which set out your rights and obligations, as well as the University’s obligations to you.

Download - MBA: Supplementary Terms and Conditions (PDF)
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.