Why study at Roehampton

  • You will develop the strategic, leadership and management skills needed to thrive in a global business operating through globally integrated supply chains
  • You will be able to choose between a dissertation, consultancy project or internship report, depending on your research interests and career plans
  • You will also participate in the Global Leadership Programme, an extracurricular course which through lectures, networking and workshops, will help you to develop the skillset needed to thrive in a globally-oriented business

The Roehampton MSc Global Business Management shapes responsible business leaders who are capable of sustaining international organisations’ growth and competitiveness. It will prepare you for a variety of roles across strategy and operations management.

This programme is designed for students with the ambition to become leaders and practitioners in areas of global trade and globally integrated supply chains. You will develop a holistic understanding of strategy, management, operations and marketing, and be able to operate effectively in any business organisation.

As part of this MSc degree you will have the opportunity to sign up for the Global Leaders Programme, which will expand your skillset enabling you to bring innovative perspectives that will help organisations succeed in a complex, dynamic global business environment. You will learn to communicate your vision effectively to a wider audience, and engage with a range of professional perspectives and networks.

By graduating with the University of Roehampton London MSc Global Business Management degree, you will have demonstrated to potential employers your intellectual curiosity, ambition and desire to enter a career in a global business organisation.

On this programme you will gain insight into the area of global trade from a strategic perspective, and cover themes of operating a global corporation and its supply chains.

You will be introduced to major business functions including strategy development, responsible leadership, financial management, cross-cultural dimensions of managing organisations and international marketing. Additionally, our research methods module will equip you with the knowledge and techniques to pursue empirical and conceptual work of academic rigour, real world impact and industry relevance alike.

For your final project, you can choose to complete either a dissertation, consultancy project or internship report. This gives you the opportunity to choose a topic that is best aligned with your research interests and your future career plans.

7 Core Modules (each 20 credits):

  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Financial Performance Management
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Sustainable Strategy
  • Research Methods
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Managing International Trade

Final project, one of the below options (each 40 credits):

  • Dissertation
  • Consultancy report
  •  Internship report 
  • You will also benefit from our Global Leaders Programme, which focusses on your future employability by developing your academic, leadership, consulting and entrepreneurial skills


Compulsory and Required modules
Compulsory and/or required modules may change when we review and update programmes. Above is a list of modules offered this academic year.

Optional modules
Optional modules, when offered as part of a programme, may vary from year to year and are subject to viability.

Career options

You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in multinational corporations, strategy and policy consultancy or international entrepreneurship ventures. The latter could mean running a small business or becoming a consultant to SMEs and NGOs.





Business School

Postgraduate open evening

Wednesday 23 May 2018