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This applied MBA will provide you with the knowledge foundations of business before offering the unique opportunity to specialise in your chosen industrial field, allowing the flexibility to shape your study based on your career aspirations. It is designed to develop creative, flexible and aspirational leaders of industry.

You will be immersed in fundamental business principles. These core foundations of business integrate cross-cutting themes relating to the global challenges shaping today’s business environment, including technological change, the global political and economic context, social and demographic change and environmental crisis.

Entry requirements​
  • A 2:2 honours degree or equivalent, or a comparable professional qualification and ideally a minimum of two years management / supervisory experience. Applicants with significant work experience but without a formal Level 6 qualification will also be considered.

  • We will consider a comparable professional or postgraduate qualification

  • English requirements: International students need IELTS 6.0 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in any other component) or equivalent



The qualification may be completed over a minimum period of 12 months using a blended learning approach. 


Course Modules 
  • Global Leadership Challenges: Leadership by Design 

  • Business Finance and Decision Making 

  • Managing Complex Projects 

  • Crisis Communication and Information Exchange in a Global Context 

  • Managing Business Continuity in a Global Context 

  • Strategic Consulting Project 

  • Strategic Management 

  • International Trade Law 

Delivery / Awarding Body

Awarded by University of Gloucestershire and delivered in partnership with IDM.

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