MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Universidad de Glasgow
En Glasgow (Escocia)

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  • Master
  • Glasgow (Escocia)
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Our MBA has been carefully designed to support your executive potential and your commitment to enhance your career prospects and management contribution by developing your knowledge of business processes and issues. We promote an integrative understanding of business and management, and encourage you to develop your reflective capabilities.

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Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Applicants require three years' relevant work experience in addition to standard entry requirements

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  • The programme links you to professional practice and employers with a series of networking events, seminars and workshops with business leaders. Recent events included debates involving entrepreneurs, members of Scottish Parliament, the business media, and an Olympic athlete, with topics ranging from leading high performance teams to the impact of the recession on online businesses.
  • The Glasgow MBA, which has successfully run for over 30 years, is accredited by the Association of MBAs, and our Business School has been a long-standing accredited member of this association.
  • The University of Glasgow Business School is an accredited member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
  • In the most recent independent review of research quality (RAE 2008), 85% of management research was classed as of international quality, with 10% being world leading.
Programme overview
  • MBA: 12 months full-time
We are now offering a modular part-time option for the MBA programme. For further details please contact the programme convener .
The MBA programme is structured in a way that enhances the scope for personal and academic development, incorporating orientation and induction sessions ahead of the core modules, offering a rich choice of options, and finishing with the in-depth and applied analysis of a dissertation. Personal development sessions are provided throughout the programme to help you reflect upon your progress.
We take a unique approach to the MBA by basing our teaching within small group sessions in our own dedicated spaces, allowing for more collaboration and discussion than large lectures.
If you have not previously studied management or have limited coverage from your first degree, we offer access courses. If you are an international student, these courses are offered jointly with colleagues who specialise in teaching English as a Foreign Language.
The programme is based around six themes. These include your induction, your personal development and the five optional courses you need to choose: a great way to tailor your MBA experience to your future career plans. The other three are listed below.

Theme 1: Critical enquiry
  • Understanding the external environment
  • Introduction to research methods
  • Decision-making tools
  • Developing creativity and criticism.

Theme 2: Strategy and organisational performance
  • Strategy
  • Managing people and resources
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and finance
  • Economics.

Theme 3: Strategic foresight
  • Political contexts (geopolitics, corporate responsibility, scenario planning)
  • Economic contexts (regulation and international markets, risk management, social and environmental accounting)
  • Social contexts (the importance of place, personal and corporate ethics, cross-cultural management)
  • Technological contexts (innovation, ICT and global communications)
  • Environmental contexts (climate change, energy)
  • Legal contexts (changing roles of the state, citizen and consumer rights).

Optional courses
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International business
  • Human resource management
  • Corporate communication
  • Ethics and judgement
  • Marketing management
  • E-business and innovation.


Career prospectsThe Glasgow MBA programme enables you to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding and find jobs in senior management or consultancy roles. Companies and organisations that have recently hired our graduates include Morgan Stanley, Amazon, Lloyds Banking Group, Deloitte Touche, Citibank, the Call Centre Association, and Triumph, among many others.