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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

Subject areas


Course type


Course Summary

In the midst of today’s rapid-fire iteration, innovation and growth, entrepreneurs and business leaders in the 21st century need to do more than simply keep up. The UCL MBA, global and online, gives high-achieving professionals the skills they need to lead organisations and manage a range of critical functions in a fast-paced, global business landscape. The programme structure stresses the application use of data, technology and information to address critical issues, guide business choices and navigate uncertain situations in a global context. Throughout the programme, students develop a strong foundational understanding of business functions, processes and practices, as well as specialised knowledge in three focal areas, preparing graduates to succeed in multifaceted, technology-intensive ecosystems.


Graduates of the UCL MBA, global and online, will receive quantitative and analytical training to make a substantial individual contribution to their employers. They will be competent in making data-driven decisions to lead diverse, interdisciplinary teams, conducting thorough risk analysis and financial forecasts, and be able to anticipate future business possibilities and navigate uncertain market conditions. Throughout the programme, additional skills in topics including organisational behaviour and leadership, effective communications, negotiations, and cultural awareness, enable graduates to add more value through effectively leading and managing others.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


5 years

Start date



The Data Analytics Advantage - Core
Introductory Finance and Accounting - Core
Business Economics - Core
Operations Management - Core
Marketing - Core
Business Strategy - Core
Critical Leadership Decisions - Core
Leading Organisations - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be Confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The MBA will be delivered over four terms (approx. 10 weeks long) each year. You will be able to register for 1-3 modules in a given term.; A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, or senior executive leadership experience of over two years and more than 7 years total work experience. A minimum of five years full-time work experience after completion of an undergrauate degree and before starting the MBA programme at UCL.