Global Business Management

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We offer courses delivered by QA Higher Education

validated by the University of Roehampton

This course is based at our London Holborn, Birmingham and Manchester Centres*

Response to Covid-19: Our focus is on providing a safe and welcoming learning environment for our students. We have taken every measure, in line with Government guidance, to ensure continued access to learning. As part of our response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, we are planning to deliver this course through a mix of live online classes and face-to-face learning opportunities at our London Holborn, Birmingham and Manchester Centres. We continue to follow Government guidance and any social distancing measures that may be in place. As restrictions ease, face-to-face opportunities will be increased where appropriate and it is safe for us to do so. For the latest information, our response to Covid-19 and FAQs, please check the QA Higher Education website.

  • One to one careers advice to build your experience and skills in readiness for a competitive job market
  • Emphasis on solving the real-life problems faced by businesses today
  • Learn in a personalised and friendly small class environment
  • September, January and June start dates so you can begin your studies at a time that suits you
  • Delivered through Blended Learning in both Daytime and Evening/weekend study modes


The global business environment is currently undergoing a series of fundamental and far-reaching economic, social, technological and geopolitical changes. These changes have led to the emergence of a new and very different market reality that demands of managers very different patterns of thinking and behaviour.

Our MSc Global Business Management has been designed to ensure that graduates will have a sound theoretical grounding in the broad area of business and management and will develop a range of analytical and personal skills. You will have a clear understanding of how your new knowledge and skills may be used effectively within an organisational context.

Daytime Study

We operate a block delivery method for those studying on a daytime programme. This means you will be in class for 2 weekdays each week. This study option offers you the ability to balance your full-time studies with your other commitments.

Evening and weekend

For our UK/Home students, we offer the study option of evenings and weekends. This study option offers exactly the same levels of student support and the ability to balance your full-time studies with your personal life. Typically, classes are timetabled for two weekday evenings and one Saturday per week.

Blended learning

If you study this course as a blended learning mode, you will have 2 virtual evenings a week and 3 weekend classroom days per semester. This includes:

  • Recorded lectures, available online
  • Synchronous online seminars
  • Face-to-face workshops

What will I study?

On successful completion of the MSc Global Business Management students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate well developed powers of analysis and synthesis; apply relevant theoretical frameworks to the analysis of real life international business scenarios; absorb complex market information, make strategic decisions and communicate them effectively
  • Exercise effective leadership and manage business operations successfully in a complex and changing global business environment characterised by risk and uncertainty;
  • Display a comprehensive understanding of relevant techniques applicable to your own research, demonstrating self-direction and originality in tackling and solving global business and management problems.
  • Demonstrate the intellectual and transferable skills necessary for employment and career enhancement in international business management roles, such as the exercise of initiative, decision making, communication, personal responsibility, teamwork and leadership.

Teaching and Assessments

The programmes uses a range of learning, teaching and assessment techniques to ensure you can apply what you have learnt to real business issues and scenarios. You will be exposed to cases that look at businesses of different sizes, backgrounds, structures and missions, to reflect the career choices such like you may face in the future.

  • 12 hours of contact time in lectures, seminars and workshops
  • 38 hours of independent study expected
  • Teamwork, real-world projects and case studies inform the learning and assessment
  • Assessed by coursework only
  • Access to Moodle, our online learning portal to prepare for classess and access resources

All modules are core and worth 20 credits, unless otherwise stated.

Business Research Methods
Finance Performance Management
Global Strategic Management
Leadership and Change Management
Managing International Trade
Strategic Marketing
Supply Chain Strategy and Processes

And you will choose one of the following two modules:

Consultancy Project (40 credits)
Dissertation (40 credits)

Successful students will emerge from this programme as responsible business leaders with well-developed analytical skills, clear perspectives on strategy and global business management, and highly effective communication and research skills, all of which are required by employers in both the private and public sectors.


Next application deadline: 20 September 2021

If you are ready to apply, please use our apply online links below. We will assess your application and provide you with a response. If you experience any issues, please contact

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