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Global Business Administration MBA

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Full time | Oxstalls Campus | 2 years | SEP-22

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Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas

MBA International Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

What is Global MBA?

Our flagship two-year Global MBA offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of business, engaging with some of the most contemporary challenges faced by global business leaders. Supported by our Global Leadership development programme and 12 month industry placement, you will be offered the opportunity to develop the most in-demand skills needed to confront the challenges and unlock the opportunities of a dynamic and unpredictable economic environment. You will also explore significant issues including Business Resilience and Crisis Management as a key part of the course.

This course can be personalised with specialist routes in:

  • Financial Services Management
  • Healthcare Leadership and Management
  • International Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Cyber Governance and Digital Transformation
  • Marketing Intelligence and Big Data
  • International Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Applied Entrepreneurship, Design Thinking and Innovation
  • Sports Leadership and Governance

This applied MBA will provide you with the knowledge foundations of business before offering the unique opportunity to specialise in your chosen industrial field, allowing the flexibility to shape your study based on your career aspirations. It is designed to develop creative, flexible and aspirational leaders of industry.

You will be immersed in fundamental business principles. These core foundations of business integrate cross-cutting themes relating to the global challenges shaping today’s business environment, including technological change, the global political and economic context, social and demographic change and environmental crisis.

Possible careers

  • Project Manager
  • Entrepreneur or Business Start-up
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Senior Business Leader
  • Business Analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Financial Services Analyst
  • Wealth Manager


Global Leadership Challenges: Leadership by Design (BM7200)
Strategic Consulting Project (BM7222)
Crisis Communication and Information Exchange in a Global Context (BM7215)
Strategic Management (FT7208)
International Trade Law (LW7014)
Managing Complex Projects (BM7205)
Business Finance and Decision Making (BM7203)
Managing Business Continuinity in a Global Context (BM7219)

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Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours degree or equivalent, or a comparable professional qualification and ideally a minimum of two years management / supervisory experience. Applicants with significant work experience but without a formal Level 6 qualification will also be considered.

University information

The University of Gloucestershire is a progressive and research-driven institution with three campuses in the west of England, offering a wide range of options for postgraduate study. The university has built a reputation for teaching excellence and high levels of student satisfaction. It is home to a community of around 1,000 postgraduate students who form a creative and supportive community of learners. Gloucestershire is an outward looking...more

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