Reasons to study Master of Business Administration (MBA) Global at DMU:
Our Global MBA course is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI); the course will allow you to focus specifically on employability and enhancing skills, whilst developing general communication and inter-personal skills, making it perfect for early career professionals and graduates.
You will have the opportunity to benefit from valuable work experience through a 12 week Executive Company Project. This is an alternative to a traditional theory-based dissertation, giving you the chance to apply your knowledge and experience to a specific business issue in an organisation.
Upon successful completion you will also be awarded with a professional qualification from the CMI.
- CMI accreditation
Dual accreditation by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) following successful completion of your degree and CMI Affiliate membership during your studies with access to exclusive networking events
- Early career level MBA
Suitable for recent graduates, no managerial experience required
- The opportunity to gain practical experience
You have the opportunity to gain invaluable practical experience by completing an Executive Company Project, a 12 week business research project with a company*
- Opportunity to gain additional professional qualifications
*As well as a professional qualification from the CMI, students undertaking the 15 month full-time September programme will have the opportunity to engage in a professional development activity or language, leading to a certificate of completion.
- MBA Scholarship opportunity
For those starting in September 2019 our MBA Scholarships are worth up to £5,000 as a course fee reduction. Awarded on an application basis.
- Part-time option
We offer a 24 month part-time global MBA option with a September start. This is perfect for early career professionals wanting to continue their work.
- Best-practice block teaching style
All modules are now 3-week long blocks and run one module at a time allowing you to concentrate solely on the material and have dedicated time for completing your assignment(s).
- Multiple study options
We offer five different study options including 12 and 15 month full time and 24 month part time study.
- Employability hub
You will be introduced to the embedded ‘Employability Hub’ within Leicester Castle Business School which will enhance your CV
- Excellent teaching
Get taught by experienced lecturers who have a reputation for conducting quality research and consultancy projects
- Network opportunities
You will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive business talks and events
- Inspirational setting
Study in the historic Great Hall of Leicester Castle
- Ongoing support
Network, mentoring and support from programme academics
- Central location
Only one hour away from London
Structure and assessment
- Principles of Business Finance
- Developing Enterprise
- Knowing Yourself for Professional Success
- Business Across Cultures
- Strategic Management
- Leadership and Culture in Organisational Contexts
- Professional Field Experience (15 month option only) – This module requires students to participate in a self-organised internship / social innovation project / volunteering / short commercial assistance that entails a minimum of 30 hours of work (conducted any time between June – August each summer).
Plus choose one elective module from the following:
- Project Management (a core module on the 12 month programme)
- Global Supply Chain Management
- International Marketing
- Sustainable Business
- Business in India
Plus choose one of the following:
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
Facilities and features
The programme is based in the Great Hall of what was once Leicester Castle. Originally built in approximately 1150, and then extensively rebuilt in approximately 1523, the Great Hall has recently undergone an extensive restoration project. Based in Leicester’s historical Castle Quarter adjacent to the university, the Great Hall will provide a prestigious and inspirational setting for students who have the passion and talent to change the business world.
Students will also be taught in the Hugh Aston Building, which was purpose-built at a cost of £35 million. Facilities include break-out spaces for group work; quiet study zones for individual work, high-spec IT labs, a bookshop and a café. Learning will be supported by access to DMU’s excellent facilities.
The main Kimberlin Library is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (other than in exceptional circumstances) and offers a huge range of online resources, all of which can be remotely accessed from anywhere you choose.
The library is run by dedicated staff who offer additional support to students, including help with academic writing, research strategies, literature searching and reference management and assistive technology, and mathematical skills for non-maths students. There is also a Just Ask service for help and advice, available via email or telephone.
Our Learning Zones and the The Greenhouse also provide space for group or individual work and study.
There are 1,600 study places across all library locations, more than 700 computer stations, laptops to borrow, free wi-fi and desktop power outlets.
You can also book rooms with plasma screens, laptops and DVD facilities for group work and presentations, secure an individual study room with adjustable lighting or make use of our assistive technology.
Opportunities and careers
This is our innovative international experience programme which aims to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons – helping you to become a global graduate, equipped to meet the needs of employers across the world.
Through #DMUglobal, we offer a wide range of opportunities including on-campus and UK activities, overseas study, internships, faculty-led field trips and volunteering, as well as Erasmus+ and international exchanges.
Enhance your existing qualifications and career prospects with a specialist focus on management in an international context. You will benefit from access to DMU’s established Careers and Employability Team, who offer employability sessions and workshops, with personalised support via a careers coach to advise you on your options and to help develop your plans