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Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary Advance your career by gaining the skills, knowledge and experience to move into senior management.

  • Learn how to understand and integrate concepts of business and people management in the micro/meso/macro context.
  • Build your skills in presenting, negotiating and influencing others.
  • Increase your employability through work placements and live projects.
  • Create a portfolio of work so you can evidence your learning and development.
This course focuses on developing your skills, knowledge and experience to advance your career into senior management. With personalised mentoring, you’ll graduate with the skills and confidence to become an agile and resilient global business leader. How You Learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. To be a successful global business leader, you need insights from differing professional and industrial perspectives. You’ll gain this knowledge and experience by studying fundamental subjects within 9 integrated modules – consisting of 8 core modules and 1 elective module. Our approach replicates the real-world experience – where strategic decisions are made – and provides you with a rich, relevant and realistic learning experience.
  • lectures and seminars
  • problem-solving using real and simulated case studies
  • group work
  • thematic workshops
  • scenario-stimulated discussions
  • live consultancy project
  • industrial visits and field trips
  • independent study
  • optional work placements
In this course, you’ll have the opportunity to strengthen your business acumen and gain work-related experience through study blocks, live projects, and networking opportunities. At the beginning, you’ll take part in a two-day study block to introduce you to the competencies needed to complete the MBA. You’ll work with an expert mentor to design a personal development programme. They’ll guide your progress – helping you to gain the maximum benefit from the MBA and to achieve your leadership goals. You will be supported in your learning journey through a number of key areas. These include:
  • access to our unique student support triangle to help with your personal, academic and career development
  • access to our Skills Centre with one-to-ones, webinars and online resources, where you can get help with planning and structuring your assignments
  • industry-specific employability activities such as live consultancy projects, learning in simulated environments and networking opportunities
Applied learning Live projects: You’ll gain essential practical and project management experience during a two-week work-based consultancy project. This enables you to consolidate all of your learning – putting it into practice by completing a real or simulated project for an organisation in the UK. Networking opportunities: During the course, you’ll be able to attend guest lectures from leading industry experts who provide unique insights into business and management. You’ll also be able to develop shared learning, business contacts and networking opportunities through your placement experiences, peers, teaching staff and industry experts. Optional work placement: Towards the end of the course, you can also choose to complete an industry placement lasting up to 12 months. We’ll help you to gain a placement by running CV and interview skills workshops. And if you’re successful in gaining a placement, we’ll; provide support while you’re on the placement.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. YEAR 1 (COMPULSORY MODULES): Developing Personal And Professional Leadership Practice, Dissertation/Consultancy Project, Global Challenges, Leadership And Change (Ft), Managing Strategy (Ft), Research And Consultancy Methods (Ft), Strategic Global Hrm And Decision Making (Ft), and Strategic Marketing Management And Decision Making (Ft). YEAR 1 (ELECTIVE MODULES): Business Operations And Process Management (Ft), Communication In The Contemporary Organisation (Ft), Enterprise (Ft), International Financial, Management (Ft), and Mba Global Legal Strategy. FINAL YEAR: Msc Placement.

Assessment method


Professional bodies

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Entry requirements

You need a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent. If you do not have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience, and other formal qualifications. ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFICATIONS: If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall and a minimum of 6.0 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below this level, we recommend you complete a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required English level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £15540 Whole course
Channel Islands £15540 Whole course
EU £18820 Whole course
England £15540 Whole course
Northern Ireland £15540 Whole course
Scotland £15540 Whole course
Wales £15540 Whole course
International £18820 Whole course

Additional fee information

Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options: Postgraduate loans of up to £11,836 are available for Home students on most master's courses that start on or after 1 August 2022. Please check the GOV.UK website for more details.
Global MBA at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS