Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Social Business and Microfinance

The programme will provide you with the tools to critically evaluate the power of business and to implement positive social change in global environments. You will reflect on contemporary issues facing business and society, explore international and intercultural perspectives, and engage with international research to strengthen your understanding of the global political economy, social business and the expanding microfinance sector.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.2 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area. Non-standard applicants with appropriate work experience will also be considered. Find out about the university's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Students whose 1st language is not English will normally be required to hold an Academic IELTS test score of 6.0 with no element less than 5.5 (or the equivalent of).

Course modules

Modules include: Global social entrepreneurship; social business and the social economy; microfinance: theory and practice; global strategy - challenges and choices; contemporary issues for business and society; personal and professional development; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include examination and coursework.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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Key information

Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630