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.
GCU is proud to have cutting-edge campuses in the heart of Glasgow and New York. 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 Global MBA programme will provide students with an essential understanding of management theories and practices.
The Global MBA therefore focusses on work experience during the programme through external engagement with business as part of the core curriculum.
Students can then choose electives to specialise in a subject of their choice.
MBA Skills and Toolbox (Core):
Electives (Choose one):
Electives (Choose one):
*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.
GCU is proud to have campuses in the heart of Glasgow and New York. With the establishment of Glasgow Caledonian New York College, we are the first foreign higher education institution to award degrees in New York.
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
“You’ll have real world entrepreneurs from industry come into the classroom to support you; turning your innovation into a full business management proposal.”
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
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.
Students whose first language is not English will need IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 (with no element less than 5.5).
Home (including Scotland and Europe): £12000
International (outside Europe): £12000
Home (including Scotland and Europe): £12500
International (outside Europe): £14500
Tuition fees include accommodation costs during the course’s optional cultural visit. Find out more about the terms and conditions of these costs: MBA Supplementary Terms and Conditions Mar 2019
Based in the heart of London, our life-changing MBA programme offers graduates the chance to achieve an international management qualification, with visits to our New York and Glasgow campuses.