Why study at Roehampton

  • You will gain project management skills and develop the strategic acumen required to direct global enterprises
  • Develop leadership skills and the ability to think critically, innovate and adapt to volatile, ambiguous and complex situations
  • Acquire knowledge about Corporate Social Responsibility and responsible leadership within multinational organisations
  • Participate in the Global Leadership Programme, an extracurricular course which through lectures, global networking and workshops, you will develop your international skillset

If you are looking to take on your first leadership role in a multinational corporation, pursue your next career step in a leading company, or expand your own entrepreneurial venture, our Master of Business Administration, MBA, will help you become a responsible global business leader capable of directing sustainable strategies in dynamic markets across a range of business sectors.

On the MBA you will engage in projects with experienced business leaders and organisations. You will gain project management skills and develop the commercial acumen required to direct international enterprises and manage operations across borders and cultures.

As part of this degree you will have the opportunity to sign up for the Global Leaders Programme, which will expand your skill set, enabling you to bring innovative perspectives that will help organisations to succeed in a complex, global environment. You will develop the knowledge and skills, the ability to think critically, reflect, innovate, act responsibly and adapt to volatile, ambiguous and complex situations. You will learn how to communicate your vision effectively to a wider audience and engage with a range of professional perspectives and networks.

This MBA is designed for ambitious students with prior work experience and the desire to experience the community feel of a traditional university campus, in of one of the greatest cities in the world.

By graduating with an MBA from the University of Roehampton, you will have demonstrated to potential employers your intellectual curiosity, ambition and desire become an informed business leader.

On this MBA you will study emerging management themes with global leadership impact alongside developing critical project management skills. You will also be introduced to major business functions, including strategy, financial management, cross-cultural dimensions of managing organisations, responsible leadership and marketing. Additionally, our research methods module will equip you with the knowledge and techniques to pursue empirical and conceptual work of academic rigor, real world impact and industry relevance.

Your final project, which may be a dissertation, consultancy project or internship report, gives you the opportunity to choose a topic that is best aligned with your professional experience, your research interests and your future career aspirations.

5 Core Modules (each 20 credits):

• Strategic Marketing Management 
• Financial Performance Management 
• Leadership and Change Management 
• Sustainable Strategy 
• Project Management
• Research Methods

1 optional modules (each 20 credits):
• modules list TBD

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

Graduates from our MBA are equipped with the knowledge and skills to work as international project managers, team leaders in global corporations or entrepreneurs expanding their enterprises.

The course is designed to resonate with people from a variety of backgrounds, so you don’t need to have a specific area of academic experience, however two years of relevant work experience are required.





Business School

Postgraduate open evening

Wednesday 23 May 2018