University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Business Administration

This programme has been carefully designed to support practitioners who have executive potential and the commitment to enhance their career prospects and management contribution by developing their knowledge of business processes and issues; it offers a distinctive and highly participative learning experience in the company of like-minded managers, normally in their mid-20s to early-30s, with more than 3 years' business or professional experience; it is fully accredited by the Association of MBAs and is recognised by the UK Cabinet Office.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, Grade Point Average 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. Applicants require 3 years' relevant work experience in addition to standard entry requirements. For applicants whose 1st language is not English, the University sets a minimum English language proficiency level, being IELTS overall 6.5 score (no sub-test less than 6.0), or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification.

Course modules

Modules include: critical enquiry (understanding the external environment; introduction to research methods; decision-making tools; developing creativity and criticism); strategy and operational performance (strategy; managing people and resources; marketing; accounting and finance; economics); strategic foresight (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, information communication technology and global communications); environmental contexts (climate change, energy); legal contexts (changing roles of the state, citizen and consumer rights); 5 options from; entrepreneurship; international business; human resource management; corporate communication; ethics and judgement; marketing management; e-business and innovation.

Assessment methods

The programme finishes by offering students the considerable practical benefits of a consultancy project, as well as the in-depth and applied analysis of a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MBA Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MBA Full-time £ 22,600 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MBA Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

Key information

Business School Enquiries
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0141 330 5061