Entry requirements

Normally, two years’ relevant work experience and an honours degree at 2:2 or above, or equivalent; or an ordinary degree with at least three years’ relevant work experience. You may be considered without a degree if you have evidence of appropriate work experience; however, selection of suitable candidates is at the discretion of the MBA Director. All applicants are required to have an internet connection.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

Our Global Online MBA is ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal and professional commitments and study while working. Designed to deliver accessible, creative and flexible postgraduate business and management education, it offers you choice in how, when and where you study, as well as the option to pursue a specialism. You will be able to study in your own time at home or at work and progress toward an award at your pace, as your career or personal life dictate.

The curriculum is tailored for the dynamic contemporary global business environment, focusing on developing skills in leadership, and the application of conceptual management theories to current practice. You will acquire competencies in innovative and creative problem solving, critical thinking and strategic reasoning. You will graduate with business competence and effective management skills, ready to make your mark at the highest level.

In recent years, students have come to our MBA with first degrees from many different disciplines, and have gone on to build careers in a range of industries in the public, private and voluntary/ not-for-profit sectors.

You will study a range of modules which will develop your competencies for broad business and management roles. Further, the added focus on Leadership and Innovation will provide you with the specific skills and knowledge to take a leadership role in organisational innovation, creativity and enterprise.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English, or whose first degree was not studied in English, will be required to provide evidence of competence in English (e.g. IELTS 6.0; TOEFL 575)

Fees and funding

We have lots of funding options available such as the postgraduate tuition fee loan for Scottish & EU students, specific scholarships for students from India and Africa, as well as bursaries & grants for those closer to home in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Visit our funding pages to find out what you could be eligible for.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
18-24 months

Course contact details

Information Office