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January, March, June, October
Global MBA (International Business)
18 months to 36 months
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Gain advanced knowledge and applied skills in global marketing and cross-cultural management applicable to a wide range of industry sectors.
This MBA specialisation will show you how to develop and execute marketing strategies for multi-national organisations, and looks at how to identify, evaluate, and solve global marketing problems. In addition, you will understand the impact of culture on management and learn how to make use of a diverse and cross-cultural workforce to achieve a competitive advantage in the global business environment.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Global MBA (International Business) will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Decision making for international businesses
  • Developing marketing strategies for global organisations
  • Maximising commercial value, and reducing corporate risk
  • Corporate management and marketing strategy
  • Leadership at senior level management positions
  • You will study your programme with the online learning organisation InterActive, a leader in the provision of e-learning. Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via InterActive’s Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners.
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme.
    • Case Studies and Discussion Questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context.
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research.
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world.
    • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent - any subject area
    • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

    Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (5 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

  • The Global MBA syllabus reflects the international marketplace by combining the latest in management theory with the practical skills that modern employers need. It is a comprehensive programme that examines key fundamentals such as finance, strategic management, operations management, and marketing. You can either enrol on the standard programme with a fixed syllabus of six modules, or select one of 16 specialisations featuring two elective modules to tailor your degree to fit your career goals.

    The latter part of the programme involves a research project – including writing your MBA dissertation. Each programme module is worth 15 ECTS credits. The final dissertation project is valued at 30 ECTS credits. Follow this link to see the full programme syllabus

  • Based on 2015-2016 class


Giorgio Zaccarian, Italy
The tutors were always available and helping, answering questions, supporting challenges on all modules and in the final as well
— Giorgio Zaccarian, Italy
Michael Vos, Netherlands
InterActive is innovative and modern. The content is very good, I learn a lot and I can apply the things I learn from the modules into my work
— Michael Vos, Netherlands

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