Online course details

Study options

Part-time: 2-3 years

UK fee

£12,645

International fee

£12,645

Course level

Postgraduate

Start dates

January, September, May

Location

Online

Online course description

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is recognised globally as the premium qualification for successful leaders and business managers. Intertwined with advanced financial concepts, this new and dynamic online MBA Global Finance course combines real-world, practical learning experiences with our specialist online learning platform to create a cutting-edge MBA designed for the next generation of financial executives. It is cleverly structured so you can move beyond a domestic business mindset to consider issues and seek solutions in a truly global context.

A work-based online MBA

The core value of this online MBA Global Finance course emanates from its focus on real-world learning and hands-on involvement beyond typical classroom-based education. The MBA Global Finance will mature your knowledge of topics including strategic leadership, financial management, global operations, markets and resources, business research methods and data analysis. The unique financial strands of this programme enable you to specialise in international finance, mergers and acquisitions. By encouraging you to engage in omni-directional thought processes to solve problems from a fresh new perspective, upon completion of the course, you will be prepared with the confidence to critically evaluate and lead your organisation through any situation.

An accredited MBA course

Our online MBA Global Finance course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the UK’s professional body for managers and leaders. 

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) accredited online Business and Management BSc (Hons) degree

An academic degree and a professional qualification

Upon graduation, you will gain the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and you can apply for prestigious chartered manager status, enhancing your employability prospects greatly as you will leave with not only an academic degree but also a professional qualification.

A new global perspective

As an online MBA Global Finance student, you will be part of an all-encompassing, globe-spanning community of fellow online learners. Learning alongside peers from all walks of life and spanning a wide variety of professions, you’ll have the opportunity to potentially create a lifelong network with an astute group of aspiring future business leaders. You will also gain different perspectives and insights on issues that are globally affecting businesses. 

You can also study the MBA Global full-time or part-time on campus. Find out more about our studying for our MBA Global and MBA Global Finance both on campus and online in our MBA brochure 

What you will study

We will advise you of your study plan when you are invited to enrol.

To achieve the MBA Global Finance, you will need to complete 60 credits at each stage, totalling 180 credits. You will conclude Stage 3 of your MBA Global Finance studies with a dissertation worth 60 credits.

Stage 1Stage 1Stage 2Stage 2Stage 3Stage 3

Code: 7AG513

Strategic and Financial Performance Management

The intention of this module is to enable managers and future managers to appreciate, apply and mould the role of finance, operationally, tactically and strategically within an organisation. This module will provide the opportunity for you to critically analyse the financial data that information systems provide and process this data to convert it into information, applicable for strategic planning. The module will also allow you to explore the role of performance measurement systems within an organisation and how the accounting and finance function is used to design approaches which then enable the effective and timely management of performance.

The focus of this module is on the internal accounting and finance function and how this data is deployed to inform organisations in their planning processes and decision making. The module will include, from an external perspective, analysis and interpretation of key financial statements and corporate reports, consideration of shareholder wealth maximisation and value creation, and the measurement of performance within this context. Internally, the module will cover data generation and conversion into information for management use within planning, control, decision-making and performance management.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse financial data and interpret information, evaluating timeliness, relevance and validity
  2. Critically evaluate the wider role of fundamental analysis within the context of corporate performance
  3. Critically evaluate using financial management practices to produce information appropriate for management to aid planning, control and decision-making at strategic, tactical and operational levels

Module content

  • The objectives of financial reporting
  • The main financial statements
  • The interpretation of financial statements
  • Fundamental analysis of corporate performance
  • Shareholder value creation
  • Capital investment appraisal
  • Internal costing structures - tools and techniques required for assisting management in controlling and decision-making
  • Absorption costing, marginal costing and activity-based costing
  • The purpose, structure and integration of budgets, from a planning and controlling perspective
  • Measurement of divisional performance
  • Key decision-making processes
  • Strategic management accounting
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20 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7BM500

Global Strategic Operations, Markets and Resources

The purpose of this module is to introduce the holistic nature of operations, markets and resources. This will be done from a strategic perspective, allowing the long term vision of an organisation to be understood, implemented and realised. This can only be possible through the appreciation of effective business operations, clear understanding of market position and relations with the market, and clarity on resource availability.

The module will lead you through a critical evaluation of the variety of strategies available to an organisation, whether that be local, national or global, incremental or transformational, planned or emergent.

In determining any strategic intention, an organisation must have a clear understanding of the market within which is wishes to compete, so a full market analysis will need to be undertaken, coupled with complete awareness of resource availability. This will allow managers to identify the organisations capabilities, which in turn will act as the driver for implementing strategy.

The recognition and management of both internal and external relationships with the market will consequently move the organisation towards effective operations and performance. It is therefore necessary to understand how to manage the organisation's impact on, and interplay with, the global marketplace.

Through these analyses, appropriate strategies may be identified to place organisations in a position of competitive advantage and strength in terms of market share.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the importance of effective sustainable business operations and the conditions necessary for effective and efficient work
  2. Critically evaluate organisational strategy and how this is developed in light of market and resource position
  3. Critically evaluate how customer value can be maximised through marketing activities to produce sustainable, strategic, competitive advantage
  4. Reflect on current trends and critical issues that are pertinent to the successful strategic alignment of sustainable value to markets and organisations

Module content

  • Business operations as a system
  • Sustainability through systems design - sourcing, distribution and managing the value-added activities and minimising wasteful activities
  • The integrative nature of strategic management
  • Synthesise contrasting perspectives founded in the tension between competitive positioning and the resource based view of the firm
  • The impact of the complex external environment - local, national and global, macro and micro - on organisational strategy, behaviour and management
  • The marketing orientation and centrality of the customer/consumer
  • Understanding the needs and values of customers
  • Marketing objectives, strategy, marketing sustainability and marketing tactics
  • Integration of organisational operations to achieve strategic aims
  • Creating and delivering customer value and innovation
  • Product and services designs, inlcuding the 7Ps
  • Marketing planning, actions, implementation, risk and controls
  • Critically compare the concepts of strategic management and strategic marketing
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20 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7HR524

Critical Perspectives in Strategic Management and Leadership

This module seeks to develop knowledge and understanding of the principle areas of strategic management and leadership practices emanating from business research and development. The module allows you to have a holistic view and understanding of how leaders and managers in an organisation manage the dynamics of strategies and policies formulation, implementation, and evaluation in order to respond to changes in both internal and external environmental dynamics and develop sustainable (competitive) advantage.

The aim of the module is to assist you in becoming an effective manager and leader in the workplace. For businesses to maintain a competitive advantage in the market, business leaders and managers have to manage contemporary challenges such as globalisation, innovation, technology and sustainability. Therefore, this module provides a broad representation of the diverse concepts and theories that reflect current debate among academics and practitioners alike. It explores how today’s leaders and managers utilise and manage competitive intelligence and knowledge in diverse cultural, industrial and organisational contexts in order to develop innovative strategies for sustainable competitive advantage.

The module will challenge you to reflect critically on theory and your own practice, as well as drawing experiences from global strategic leaders and managers. You will be encouraged to develop the skills to deal with the current challenges in organisations. Overall, you will develop a wider global and international perspective and increase your awareness of the different leadership and management approaches for successful strategy development and implementation in a variety of organisational, industrial and cultural contexts.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate the contemporary research and debates on the relationship between management and leadership practices and organisational outcomes
  2. Critically evaluate how the role and nature of the organisation affects the knowledge, skills and behaviour needed by leaders and managers
  3. Critically analyse the contemporary issues facing the successful formulation and implementation of organisational strategies

Module content

  • Exploration of contemporary strategic theories on leadership and management
  • Strategic management in context: its history, evolution and role in corporate development and the role of leaders and managers as innovative strategic thinkers
  • Strategic management in a changing environment; change and competitive advantage; managing strategic change and developing dynamic response in dynamic and volatile environments
  • Strategy development and implementation: approaches and challenges in various contexts
  • Leadership styles and organisational structures and cultures and how leaders and managers can develop in an organisation
  • Understanding motivation, team and group dynamics, personality, attitudes and behaviours, and the effects that these have on organisational and individual performance
  • Power, politics and conflict
  • Vision and the effective school thought
  • Developing a collaborative culture
  • Cross cultural leadership and management styles
  • Strategic thinking and management of corporate governance, social responsibility and ethical issues
  • Developing a collaborative culture
  • The 'Social Enterprise' and 'Shared Values' agendas
  • Globalisation and strategic management theories
  • Strategic competitive advantage through innovation
  • Leadership and the corporate level strategy and culture
  • Strategic knowledge management
  • Managing and leading strategic change
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20 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7HR529

Transforming Personal Skills

This module aims to equip you with the professional skills you will need as you develop your career and move into more senior leadership roles. Through an experiential approach, you will develop critical skills in business including communication, self-management and self-direction. This module also provides an oversight and appreciation of the challenges of professional working. The module develops your academic study skills, your ability to critically review information and your referencing skills. The development of a portfolio of academic and practical skills will underpin your study at postgraduate level, and support your journey through the programme and within your professional context.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Identify, search for and critically review relevant academic and business information following academic conventions
  2. Acknowledge supporting material and evidence in written work and present in an effective manner for a range of audiences
  3. Undertake critical self-reflection of business skills and develop strategies for improvement

Module content

  • Orientation and induction to university
  • Self-Management, time management, prioritising, meeting deadlines
  • Effective communication skills for different audiences
  • Presentation skills
  • Team working
  • Learning and reflection
  • Enterprise and initiative
  • Personal organisation and planning
  • Problem solving
  • Academic practice – critical, professional and academic writing skills, avoiding plagiarism, Harvard Referencing
  • Using appropriate information resources (databases, Library resources)
  • Information collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Word-processing, PowerPoint presentations, Excel spreadsheets, SPSS statistical processing
  • Digital literacy and data privacy

This 0-credit module has been designed explicitly for you to reflect on your current personal competencies. By studying this module, you will be directed to a range of resources to help you to develop in the future, with a view to pursuing your CMI Chartered Manager application.

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0 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7HR530

Career Coaching and Mentoring

The aims of this module are to develop a deeper awareness of career management and to facilitate the students' professional development by analysing personality types, coaching styles and career behaviours. The module will enable you to explore your motivations, behaviours and leadership development and asks you explore what it means to be a professional through a systematic consideration of your role in particular workplace settings. A series of personal diagnostics will act as reference points for your development, along with personal tutoring, coaching and career development workshops. You will develop an understanding of your authentic leadership, refine your ability to connect with others and acquire a global mind-set enabling you to work in culturally diverse environments.

The module also develops an understanding, application and evaluation of practical tools to support coaching and mentoring processes, applicable to management issues such as managing team performance, supporting staff through change, innovative problem solving, building supportive relationships and mentoring the growth of talent. Through this journey you will create an individualised leadership and personal development plan and the skills required for ongoing self-reflection and appraisal of your capabilities to support your future career aspirations.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically reflect on your personal strengths and weaknesses and use a range of reference points to support your career development
  2. Demonstrate self-awareness in terms of personal motivation, supporting and restricting beliefs and attitude in proactively setting goals for your career and professional development
  3. Understand, apply and critically evaluate the underlying principles and approaches that have contributed to the growth of coaching and mentoring as development tools in the workplace

Module content

  • The changing economic, cultural, organisational and demographic context of careers
  • understanding personality and personal style at work
  • Leading self and others
  • Authentic leadership
  • Cross cultural awareness
  • Mindfulness and resilience
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Definitions of coaching and mentoring
  • Coaching skills, trust and rapport, listening and challenge, question technique
  • Coaching process models; GROW, OSCAR and SCORE
  • Giving and soliciting feedback, Johari window
  • Self-assessment/evaluation tools e.g. skills audits/personal SWOT analysis, personality testing, psychometric tests
  • Ethical standards in professional recognition – their value and implication for career progression
  • Becoming a Chartered Manager (CMI)

This 0-credit module has been designed explicitly for you to reflect on your current personal competencies. By studying this module, you will be directed to a range of resources to help you to develop in the future, with a view to pursuing your CMI Chartered Manager application.

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0 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7AG514

Mergers and Acquisitions

This module seeks to integrate a wide range of business functions, concepts and theories. Mergers and acquisitions has a long term focus and is part of an organisations strategic plan. As a consequence this module will provide you with a strategic perspective on the management of finance and in particular the use of mergers and acquisitions in business strategy. This is an opportunity for you to pull together content from a range of disciplines and to critically analyse and see its value from a financial perspective.

Mergers and acquisitions will be considered from a variety of stances including, organisational behavioural, financial and regulatory. Consideration will be given to the stakeholders involved and the creation of shareholder value.

Mergers and acquisitions has become a cross-border activity, so the discipline and practice will be viewed from a global perspective. In crossing these borders, merger activity also crosses sectors, and so there will be consideration also of the increasing importance of strategic alliances between large corporations and national governments.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to: 

  1. Critically evaluate and analyse potential mergers and acquisitions from a strategic financial perspective
  2. Critically reflect on the management processes involved from the perspectives of all organisations
  3. Critically analyse the results of merger activity, and be able to make recommendations for a way forward in light of company objectives

Module content

  • Why merge/takeover?
  • Alternative paths to growth
  • Financial and strategic acquisitions
  • Link to capital budgeting
  • Corporate strategy and organising for acquisitions
  • Sources and limits of value creation
  • Cross border acquisitions
  • Alternatives to M&A
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Deal structuring and negotiation
  • Target valuation
  • Accounting for M&A
  • Financing the acquisition
  • Legal issues
  • Bid strategies and tactics
  • Defences against takeovers
  • Post-acquisition integration and organisational learning
  • Organisational and human aspects of post-acquisition integration
  • Post-acquisition audit and organisational learning
  • Meeting the challenges of M&A
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20 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7AG515

International Finance

Businesses often evolve into multinational corporations (MNC’s) to capitalise on the opportunities offered by the international market. The directors and senior managers of these businesses need to have the capability to analyse the international environment, access suitable opportunities, formulate strategies, evaluate the risk exposure and manage these risks. The MNC’s which are effectively able to respond to the changes in the external environment will be rewarded. In this module you will explore the functioning of the global financial system, explore international sources of finance and suitable investment opportunities, form a critical awareness of the risks associated with international trade, and examine how fluctuations in exchange rates affect a business.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate how key actors within the global financial system interplay on a supranational level to facilitate international flows of financial capital for investment and trade
  2. Predict the exchange rate of a foreign currency using financial models
  3. Critically evaluate the suitability of a range of long term and short term sources of international finance available to an organisation
  4. Critically assess the factors which determine international investment decisions and risk management strategies within a multinational corporation

Module content

  • Skills for studying at masters level (including numeracy skills)
  • Global financial system
  • Spot market and forward markets
  • Using Purchase Power Parity, Interest Rate Parity and the International Fisher Effect to determine exchange rates
  • Hedging to manage exchange rate risks
  • Risks associated with international trade
  • Settling international transactions
  • Capital structure of international companies
  • Eurocurrency and Eurobonds as a source of finance
  • Short term sources of international finance
  • International investment appraisal methods
  • Remittance issues
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20 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7BM501

Business Research Methods and Data Analysis

In order to assess new business opportunities or potential future strategies managers need to be able to conduct business research in a systematic and objective manner. This module therefore prepares students to apply their dissertation/corporate placement project in an organisational or industry context, and for undertaking management interventions in the workplace. The module brings together the student’s knowledge of their own area of professional practice and the skills to investigate issues of professional interest and concern in an area of research interests and workplace problems that they will need to report in a manner consistent with the masters level demands.

The module focuses on your progression as you develop into becoming an independent thinker, capable of articulating and synthesizing the data, information and knowledge gained from the programme. You will select a work problem or issue that is of professional and personal development interest to you or of benefit to an organisation. You will design a methodologically sound approach as to how you will collect data and critically analyse, evaluate and present the findings of your investigation.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate the various research approaches, methods and techniques for your chosen workplace problem/topic of further study/research
  2. Critically examine the contribution primary and secondary data sources can make to research studies in respect of sampling, analysis and data presentation techniques
  3. Propose and justify a research project in business management

Module content

Key areas of study may include:

  • Research approaches, philosophies and strategies
  • Justifying research questions including testing hypotheses where relevant
  • The collection of ethical primary data for a chosen research project
  • Primary data collection methods and tools
  • Basics of qualitative designs, including case study, phenomenology, narrative inquiry, grounded theory and ethnography
  • Basic quantitative designs including experimental and quasi-experimental, survey and causal-comparative
  • Secondary data collection sources and ethical review of secondary data from within your own organisation
  • Sampling techniques and analysis
  • Issues of validity and reliability
  • Bias, error and accuracy in the research process
  • Ethical issues in research approach and design and recognition of the University's research ethics policy guidelines (University of Derby Code of Practice on Research Ethics)
  • Creation of research questions and objectives relevant to your research project
  • Content analysis and construction of a literature review
  • Debate of a research methodological strategy
  • Analysis of data collection methods in terms of processing and presenting
  • Drawing and then testing the findings emerging from business research
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20 Credits
core
Coursework

Code: 7BM997

Dissertation

A dissertation is a major piece of independently researched work, providing an opportunity to carry out an in-depth investigation of a management problem or issue. This will normally have a strategic dimension which addresses organisational issues and provides a process for solving research related problems. Based on an identified problem, learners find answers to research objectives by critiquing literature, analysing methodologies, synthesising primary and/or data, and analysing results, taking a critical perspective of their role in the research. If the collection of primary data is prohibitive, at the discretion of the programme leader, desk research may be allowed to be undertaken.

The module builds on the knowledge and skills within the Business Research Methods and Data Analysis module, in shaping students into becoming independent thinkers. The module provides an opportunity for students interested in specialising in any business related area to explore an in-depth topic relevant to their own context. It also provides the opportunity for you to reflect on the research experience and use what you have learned to guide your future development via a reflective statement and development plan.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate, with appropriate academic rigour, a business or management research problem or issue
  2. Conduct a research methodology that investigates a business problem or issue, reviews pertinent literature, analyses primary and/or secondary data to an appropriate depth and demonstrates strategic awareness within a chosen business related discipline
  3. Reflect on the process of undertaking a significant piece of independent research

Module content

The dissertation represents a major learning experience for students, providing an opportunity to pursue in considerable depth and with suitable academic rigour a specific area of management and/or strategy, building on the study of relevant concepts, models and paradigms. Each research project will be supervised by a specialised research supervisor. At the beginning, and as part of this module, a dissertation topic and research objectives will be individually negotiated and agreed. This initial collaboration with the supervisor will demonstrate that the proposed research and objectives can be achieved. Students will also have to complete

an ethical approval form that meets the University of Derby’s ethics guidelines. The final work will comprise a dissertation or action-based study, a reflective statement and development plan. This whole process will normally be independently assessed by two tutors, one of whom will be the Dissertation Supervisor.

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60 Credits
core
Coursework

How you will learn

Pace of study

We recommend about 20 hours of study per week to complete one 20-credit module over a 10-week trimester. If you aim to study two modules in one trimester, we recommend 40 hours of study per week.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods, such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.

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Entry requirements

You should normally hold a good honours degree (minimum upper second class) from a British university (or overseas equivalent) in any subject or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing.

Or you could have significant management experience and a substantial record of achievement. Candidates meeting this criteria may not have previously studied at university.

In addition to graduate status, part-time students will be expected to have a level of work experience. The evidence will be assessed on an individual basis and should be supported by employer references. The Programme Leader may need to interview a prospective student in order to determine suitability.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages as long as they can be considered adequately prepared to succeed on the programme. If learners have few or no formal qualifications, they may be able to gain entry to the programme if they have the required communication and learning skills as well as the knowledge, experience and motivation to succeed. All learners will be asked to provide evidence of academic potential and commitment to confirm their ability to undertake the programme.

Exemptions

Do you already hold a professional qualification or membership? Use your professional qualifications to gain exemptions between 40 and 60 credits from a 180-credit programme. Simply provide evidence of your relevant professional qualification with your application so we can confirm your exemptions.

For those students wishing to achieve the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, additional work may be required to meet CMI module learning outcomes.

MBA Global Finance professional qualification exemptions

QualificationMaximum credits awardedAdditional credits required for MBA Global Finance
ABE Level 7 Diploma in Business (QCF) Up to 60 credits At least 120 credits
ACCA (with chartered certified accountant status) Up to 60 credits At least 120 credits
ATHE Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF) Up to 60 credits At least 120 credits
CIMA (CIMA member) Up to 40 credits At least 140 credits
CIPFA graduate Up to 40 credits At least 140 credits
OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF) Up to 40 credits At least 140 credits
Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)  Up to 40 credits  At least 140 credits 
CMI Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)  Up to 60 credits   At least 120 credits 
Edexcel BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership (QCF)  Up to 60 credits    At least 120 credits  

English language qualification

If English is not your first language you will need at least one of the following English language qualifications:

Documents to support your application

You'll need to provide:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website.

Fees and funding

 Per 20 creditsModulesCost
Stage 1 - Certificate £1,405 3 £4,215
Stage 2 - Diploma £1,405 3 £4,215
Stage 3 - Masters £4,215 1 £4,215
Total cost     £12,645

† Prices correct for 2019/20 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

Course fees on the MBA Global Finance programme with exemptions

If you have a 60-credit exemption, this is equivalent to three 20-credit modules and will save you £4,215 on the cost of the course. Total cost of MBA Global with 60-credit exemption: £8,430.

If you have a 40-credit exemption, this is equivalent to two 20-credit modules and will save you £2,810 on the cost of the course. Total cost of MBA Global with 40-credit exemption: £9,835.

Flexible payment plans available

Choose from three options:

 

Masters funding options

Depending on where you are from in the UK or EU, and on your pace of study, you may be eligible for a postgraduate student loan. Accessible through Student Finance, this is a non-income based loan to help with living costs and tuition fees whilst studying your masters programme.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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Careers

Upon graduation from this online MBA Global Finance, you will be well equipped for a successful career in managerial and leadership roles. The hands-on work-based learning elements of this programme enable you to generate immediate impact whether progressing to a new role, or advancing within your existing organisation. As an MBA, you mark yourself as having achieved the internationally recognised standard in strategic leadership and management, and your new career prospects will reflect this.

As your career within multi-national organisations advances you will typically become involved across many intricate dimensions of business management. You will be competent to implement robust theoretical and practical knowledge that can be applied across any industry worldwide.

As a graduate of our online MBA Global Finance you will be excellently equipped with the ability to tackle areas including, but not limited to:

Gaining a postgraduate degree like the MBA Global Finance can also significantly boost your earning potential. Latest government statistics* show that postgraduates earn on average £6,000 more per year than graduates.

Eventually, your career opportunities will be widened exponentially as your higher-level academic understanding of globalised business, accompanied by a worldwide influencer network and extensive work experience, prepares you to transition into senior, directorial, executive and C-level (chief officer) roles. Similarly, this fundamental academic knowledge can be re-purposed to support you if you boast an entrepreneurial flair and seek opportunities to start up or grow your own business.

Our support continues once you’ve completed your course too. You are entitled to further help and guidance from the Careers and Employment Service for up to three years after leaving the University.

*Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2015, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Programme leader

Dr Cedric Nkiko

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