Global Business MBA


Course Description

Develop the skills you need to join a new generation of strategic business leaders, learning to create, develop and sustainably grow organisations which competitively operate in a global context.

Graduates of this course demonstrate advanced expertise in marketing, finance, global human-resource management, international business, international trade, project management, strategy and leadership. Learning is very much applied: you’ll get superb exposure to practical skills and the world of work, and you’ll graduate as a confident, career-ready individual with real employer appeal in any industry.

The course is available both full-time and part-time, and will suit anyone from recent graduates to those who have been working for some years. You could also achieve a joint award: passing 2 aligned course modules makes you eligible for the CMI Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.

In addition to gaining academic skills and knowledge, MBA students have the opportunity to undertake a professional development programme designed to develop career plans, improve professional skills, and increase employability.

Why Coventry University London?

We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.

Course information

This is an intensive, multi-disciplinary and very dynamic course that will broaden your industry knowledge. You’ll graduate with a holistic view of business, so you’ll be adaptable when it comes to working across different management functions. You’ll be eligible to take up business management and leadership roles in any sector globally.

This MBA in Global Business could be your ticket to a high-flying career in business leadership within an international context. Besides deepening your existing awareness of the theory and practice of business, you’ll develop essential lifelong skills including critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, data analysis, effective communication, leadership, and change management. These will serve you in any business discipline and at every stage of your career.

This course takes a very practical approach to learning, so you’ll have significant exposure to business techniques and their application in industry. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet with, hear from and undertake projects for real employers; to undertake collaborative leadership projects; and to work effectively as part of a cross-cultural team. 

Career prospects

The way you decide to use your MBA may depend on why you decided to study for it. You may have been studying part-time, having remained employed and needing this qualification to be able to progress with your current employer. You might want a complete change of career direction, or you may have embarked on the course immediately after your undergraduate studies. Whatever your reason, you’ll be well-equipped – and impressively qualified – to pursue the business career of your choice, regardless of industry or sector.

You will have expertise in strategy, marketing, leadership, finance, global human resource management, international business, internal trade, and project management – all within an international context. In terms of invaluable ‘soft’ skills, you’ll possess well-developed powers of analysis, clear perspectives on strategy and strategic thinking, and highly effective communication and research skills. These are all in demand from employers in private, public, and third-sector organisations around the world. 

Where our graduates work

The wide-ranging content of this MBA offers considerable flexibility, whether you decide to specialise in any one of a range of management disciplines or take an overview of them all.

You might choose to work in industry or the service sector – particularly the increasingly important knowledge economy. You might decide to go into consultancy, whether joining a leading global firm or a more ‘niche’ business specialising in a particular sector, management function or country.

Your MBA from Coventry University London offers a superb opportunity to develop a successful career which could lead to executive, board-level or partnership opportunities. Some of our students have successfully set up their own businesses, supported by our entrepreneurship modules and enterprise team.


Visit the Global Business MBA page on the Coventry University web site for more details!

Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree (2:2) or equivalent.

Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Work experience is desirable but not essential.

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