Taught course

Social Business and Microfinance

Glasgow Caledonian University · Glasgow School for Business and Society

Entry requirements

UK honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area. Non-standard applicants with appropriate work experience will also be considered. Find out about the university's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Months of entry


Course content

This programme, the first of its kind in the world, will support your passion with the knowledge and skills to implement positive social change. You’ll explore social entrepreneurship, contemporary issues for business and society, and management strategy, developing your creative and critical thinking about social problems and potential solutions.

“Social business is a complement to traditional profit-maximising business. Social business takes into account the multi-dimensional nature of human beings and uses business principles to achieve one or more social goals.” Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University

Information for international students

Academic IELTS test score of 6.0 with no element less than 5.5. If you do not meet the English language requirements, you may be eligible for the English for University Study programme. Full fee scholarships are available. Programme and application details can be found at: www.gcu.ac.uk/socialbusiness

Fees and funding

Full fee scholarships are available

Programme and application details can be found at: www.gcu.ac.uk/socialbusiness

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)141 331 8630