Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Global Education Management - MBA

Birmingham City University · Birmingham City Business School

Entry requirements

You are required to meet one of the following options: An honours degree from a UK University (minimum 2:2) A first degree from an overseas university (GPA 3.0 out of 4.0 or average 75 per cent or any other equivalence to the above UK qualification) Successful passing a Pre-Master's course approved by Birmingham City University Successful passing a Pre-Master's course at another UK university/institution with a minimum of 55 per cent average Other qualifications will be considered on a case by case basis. Please note that even if your application fully meets the entry criteria, you may be required to further demonstrate your suitability via an interview or submission of a course proposal before being offered a place. Interviews may be conducted in your country of residence, over the telephone or by Skype.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Global Education Management course is the only degree of its kind in the UK, helping meet the needs and changes the education system faces across the world.

You’ll be equipped with the leadership, development and management skills required to face current and future educational priorities. You’ll have the opportunity to study alongside educational practitioners and researchers, gaining you valuable insight and the skills that will help you stand out in the education sector.

What's covered in the course

Our course covers the key areas of education management, with a strong emphasis on leadership, team working and interpersonal skills. We will help you develop high-level research and communication abilities, as well as your motivation and confidence.

We ensure the course reflects the changes and issues the education sector faces on a daily basis, ensuring you’ll be given relevant and cutting-edge information. You’ll be trained to meet the future educational needs of children, young people and adult learners in complex and increasingly globalised contexts.

A practice-orientated approach to the methods of educational management ensure this is an exciting and challenging learning environment. We also combine the core business areas of the course with educational practice, research and development, and the two disciplines will see you graduate with the attributes needed to succeed in the global education sector.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 (5.5 in all components) or equivalent is required. No English certificate is required for applicants from countries that appear on our English exemption list. Please contact the International Office for this list (http://www.bcu.ac.uk/international/enquiry-form).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Pre-entry Enquiries Team
+44 (0)121 331 5595