Study options also available at our Glasgow campus or by distance learning.
Delivered at Glasgow Caledonian University’s London campus, this Global MBA programme has been designed around our commitment to the Common Good and the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). This distinctive Global 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.
You will learn how to lead from within through innovation and creative thinking, shaping you into a leader ready for tomorrow’s world. Upon completion, you will be able to identify your own competency development needs in order to become a responsible leader of the future.
A flexible MBA, this unique programme gives students the opportunity to specialise in their preferred area through a choice of nine unique elective modules. Students can also graduate with an MBA (Public Health) or an MBA (Insurance) if they choose the modules specific to that pathway (details below).
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.
You will, as part of this programme, have the opportunity to undertake two one-week cultural immersion periods in both of these exciting locations (subject to visa restrictions).
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 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.
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.
As part of this programme, you will have the opportunity to undertake optional cultural immersion trips to Glasgow and New York.*
*Terms and conditions apply
"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
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|MBA||Full Time||16 Months||18 Jan 2021||GCU London||Enquire Apply|
|MBA||Part Time||2 - 3 Years||18 Jan 2021||GCU London||Enquire Apply|
|MBA||Part Time||2 - 3 Years||29 Sep 2020||GCU London||Enquire Apply|
|MBA||Full Time||1 Year||29 Sep 2020||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
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
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 include accommodation costs during the course's optional cultural visit. Read full terms and conditions.
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.
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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.