• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
Equip yourself with advanced skills as you study the foundations of business and management in relation to contemporary issues. Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), graduates of this programme will also earn a Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Management.


This programme is designed for consultants, analysts, and entrepreneurs of the next generation, with ambitions in International Business.


Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Programme Structure

Comprising four modules (Global Business Strategy and Leadership, Management and Business Operations, Performance Management and Reward, International Marketing Leadership, Financial Information for Business Decisions), followed by Research Methods, Professional Development and Dissertation, you will study two modules of 8-weeks per term, or one module over 8 weeks if choosing to study part-time.

You will then research and write up your dissertation after successfully completing the modules, and submit this 12-months after the start date of your programme, or 21-months if studying part-time.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 21 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

For UK students:

  • 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelors degree, or equivalent qualifications.
  • A non-standard application route is also available. Contact admissions for further information.

International Students only

  • An English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • June 2019: £8.500 (UK/EU/INT)
  • September 2019: £8.750 (UK/EU/INT)


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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