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Qualification type

MBA - Master of Business Administration

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Course Summary

The Global MBA equips you with an expert understanding of the challenges facing today's global business leaders through a combination of core modules, optional modules, and a strategic project. In addition to the core modules, there are options available in five specialist areas Accountancy, Finance, Law, Leadership, Entrpreneurship & Innovation. You can achieve a specialist MBA if you take at least three optional modules and your strategic project in your preferred specialism. Our online learning resources include reading materials, multimedia content, formative assessments, learning activities, and facilities for you to interact with your tutor and fellow students. You receive guaranteed tutor support, either online or face-to-face at a local teaching institution. The Global MBA is accredited by major professional bodies, including CMI and CIMA. You benefit from coveted memberships, networking and career development opportunities, and the chance to gain Chartered Manager status during the course of the programme. The University of London has over 150 years experience in delivering world class education via distance and flexible learning. Our programmes are respected by employers all over the world.

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5 years

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This module provides students who lack an academic background in or practical experience of accounting and finance with a basic understanding of accounting and finance. The module assumes no prior knowledge of accounting and/or finance, starting at square one and taking a step-by-step approach through the concepts and application of techniques, with clear explanations and real-case examples. Upon completion of this module, students will have a holistic perspective on the importance of financial and management accounting, recording of financial transactions, preparation and interpretation of financial statements, effective management decision making tools, costing and performance evaluation in a competitive environment, making capital investment decisions, financing a business and managing its working capital.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

2016/17 entry: £8,730 for Band A countries; £13,230 for Band B countries. Fees are subject to change each academic year.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

2016/17 entry: £8,730 for Band A countries; £13,230 for Band B countries. Fees are subject to change each academic year.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

For direct entry to the MBA, you must hold: A bachelor degree (or acceptable equivalent) considered at least comparable to a UK second class honours degree from an institution acceptable to the University; AND three years relevant managerial or professional experience (gained within the past five years). If you meet only one of these core requirements, you can apply to join the programme via a second entry route. If accepted, you will then need to complete an online preparatory course (c. 125 hours) before registration.