MBA Masters of Business Administration

Delivered at Glasgow Caledonian University’s London campus, this MBA programme has been designed around our commitment to the Common Good and the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). This distinctive MBA programme 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 programme 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.

This dynamic and demanding programme requires your 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.

GCU London attracts outstanding graduates, from all over the world, and offers an unrivalled student experience and international employability.

GCU is proud to have a cutting-edge campus in the heart of Glasgow. With the establishment of Glasgow Caledonian New York College, we are first foreign higher education institution to award degrees in New York.

You will, as part of this programme, have the opportunity to undertake a two-week study period in either of these exciting locations.

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

The MBA therefore focusses on work experience during the programme through external engagement with business as part of the core curriculum.

Modules

  • Creating Organisational Value
  • Globalisation and Global Citizenship
  • Responsible Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The programme also features Research and Consultancy Methods and Dissertation & Consultancy Projects.

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

GCU London attracts outstanding graduates, from all over the world, and offers an unrivalled student experience and international employability.

Our unique MBA is designed with the needs of international business and society in mind, helping to build the skills, knowledge and experiences needed to become a successful and responsible leader in management roles across all sectors.

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

Professor Nick Robertson, CEO of ASOS.com
  • 2017/18

Award

Mode of study

Duration

Start date

Location

 

MBA
Full Time
1 Year
Oct 2017
GCU London
MBA
Full Time
1 Year
15 Jan 2018
GCU London
Award Mode of study Duration Start date Location  
MBA Full Time 1 Year Oct 2017 GCU London Enquire Apply
MBA Full Time 1 Year 15 Jan 2018 GCU London 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

Either:

  • A first or second class honours degree from a UK university 

  • An equivalent degree from a non-UK university or academic institution 

  • A postgraduate degree or diploma from a recognised institution

  • An equivalent graduate level professional qualification, such as the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Chartered Certified Accountant qualification or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Qualification

However, 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.

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).

Our London campus provides our 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.

£10,000 (including an intensive two-week study period in London or Glasgow)*

* Terms and conditions apply

These terms and conditions set out the obligations of GCU and registered students studying on the 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.