MBA Global Masters of Business Administration

The Global MBA programme will provide students with an essential understanding of management theories and practices.

The focus of the Global MBA is work experience. External engagement with business is a core part of the MBA curriculum.

Students can then choose electives to specialise in a subject of their choice.

Modules
MBA Skills and Toolbox (Core):
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Methods for Evidence Based Projects
  • MBA Project
  • Operations Management and Analytics for Management Decision-Making
  • Creating Organisational Value
  • Corporate Citizenship in a Global Age
  • Strategic Management

Electives (Choose one):
  • Product and Service Innovation and Global Logistics
  • Managing Change
  • The Principals and Theory of Public Health Practice*
  • Insurance Automation, Analytics, Digitalisation and Cyber Security**

Electives (Choose one):
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Social Action Approaches to Public Health*
  • Business Continuity and Crisis Management
  • Global Marketing Strategy
  • Insurance Solutions for Risk in Emerging Markets**

*To graduate with Global MBA (Public Health) you will need to choose both of these modules.
**To graduate with Global MBA (Insurance) you will need to choose both of these modules.

Download the Programme Specification for a detailed breakdown of its structure, what you will learn and other useful information.

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Study Options

  • 2020/21

Award

Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

 

MBA
Full Time
16 Months
18 Jan 2021
GCU London
MBA
Full Time
1 Year
29 Sep 2020
GCU London
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MBA Full Time 16 Months 18 Jan 2021 GCU London Apply
MBA Full Time 1 Year 29 Sep 2020 GCU London 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 first-class or second-class honours degree (or equivalent).

However, each application 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

For applicants with a specific business-related degree or with relevant managerial experience, you may also be interested in our MBA Luxury Brand Management

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.

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.

Our London campus provides our Global MBA students with a leading-edge learning environment and offers modern teaching space for lectures, small-group study and social learning.

Situated in an ultra-modern environment in the heart of Spitalfields, located in the fashion and finance capital of London, this professional postgraduate university campus draws on high-quality teaching and industry partnerships around the globe.

GCU London is based in one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the world. 

It has the best of every culture, every interest and hobby and every art form on your doorstep. Best of all, GCU London is based in one of the most exciting and up-and-coming areas in London; Spitalfields, home of the legendary Brick Lane, Old Spitalfields, Petticoat Lane Markets and much more.

The campus offers a unique range of MBA and MSc courses, high quality teaching and links with international businesses. 

GCU London provides students with an enriching and diverse learning experience underpinned by a vibrant international, intellectual and cultural life. We attract students from over 56 countries, from a range of backgrounds from all corners of the world.

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

Tuition fees 2020/21

Home (including Scotland and Europe): £12,500

International (outside Europe): £14,500

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

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 over £2 million per year.

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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.