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Whether you’re raring to climb the career ladder, break into a new industry, or build your own enterprise; with our Global MBA* you’ll gain the sought-after practical skills and in-depth knowledge to set yourself apart from the competition.   

An MBA is the ultimate management qualification. Recognised worldwide as a mark of leadership excellence and a commitment to professional development, those three little letters pack a punch.   

Discover how our Global MBA will give you the power to launch your career further.  


Preparing leaders, whatever the future holds

The business world is evolving at breathtaking speed. Organisations have to adapt, to look outwards, and work in new strategic and sustainable ways. They’re seeking dynamic managers who can drive development and encourage innovation. Our Global MBA will give you the tools and the courage, not just to keep up with change, but to lead and stay ahead of it. Business As Usual is a thing of the past. Disruption is the norm.  

Dr Sarah Shaw

Dr Sarah Shaw, Director of MBA Programmes

 The Global MBA leverages our unique expertise in sustainability and social justice, to ensure we are developing responsible and empathetic future leaders who are highly resilient, innovative and adaptive.   


How will the Global MBA enhance your career? 

On the MBA you will:   

  • Be part of a powerful and diverse MBA network – join our community of managers and leaders from different sectors  

  • View and understand all major organisational functions holistically  

  • Gain a solid academic foundation – you’ll be exposed to hot-off-the-press, cutting-edge research, as well as key theories and methodologies, direct from industry experts. Be prepared to be stretched, to think critically, and reframe your preconceptions.  

  • Turn theory into practice – you’ll find out how to apply your learnings to real-world scenarios and get the chance to put your new strategies to the test in assessments, assignments and your own workplace.  

  • Discover diverse roles and industries – regardless of your own background, you’ll get the chance to explore leadership across a range of sectors, opening your eyes to new career opportunities and industries.  

  • Upskill – add fresh skills to your toolkit and master existing ones to optimise your performance in whatever leadership role you choose.  

  • Study on your own terms – this flexible, fully online course fits around your lifestyle. Let nothing hold you back.   

What kind of skills do employers want? 

On this course, you’ll gain and develop the most sought-after competencies, including:  

  • Role-specific skills – you’ll get to grips with the fundamental processes and systems of accounting, supply chain management, and information technology security, amongst many others.  

  • Study skills – researching, note-taking, interpreting academic literature, and seeing the world from a variety of scholarly viewpoints; this might be an unfamiliar way of working, but these skills will help you well beyond your studies.  

  • Soft skills – you’ll leave as a more versatile, resilient leader, with finely-tuned interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence, and the ability to think critically and creatively to inform decisions and solve problems in complex systems.   

Why study a Global MBA?

Advisory Board member Rebecca Port highlights the many benefits; including agility and resilience as well as driving growth and future-proofing your organisation.

Why study a Global MBA?

Advisory Board member Rebecca Port highlights the many benefits; including agility and resilience as well as driving growth and future-proofing your organisation.

I'm Becks Port, the Chief People Officer at 10XGenomics. 10XGenomics is a biotech company that develops tools to help the mastery and understanding of human biology to advance human health. Having an MBA can help you be agile and resilient when facing complex change. It can also increase your effectiveness to influence business growth and futureproof your organization. An MBA provides you with the opportunity to dive deep into your own leadership style and think about the kind of leader that you want to be in a changing world. An MBA can also open up doors that otherwise previously may be closed to you and accelerate your access to more senior positions across a whole series of sectors. 

What jobs can an MBA lead to? 

Get ready for doors to open. MBA graduates go on to work in senior leadership roles across the entire spectrum of sectors and organisations. Think of the MBA as your springboard, accelerating your career and creating opportunities.  

Jobs include:   

  • Management consultant  

  • Entrepreneur  

  • Accounts executive  

  • Marketing director  

  • Financial director  

  • Human resources manager  

  • Business development manager  

  • Operations manager  

  • Chief executive  

Hull University Business School graduates have gained senior management positions in high-profile organisations including HSBC, Coca Cola, Twentieth Century Fox, Rolls-Royce and Credit Suisse.   

Our credentials

Hull University Business School has both AMBA and AACSB accreditation. Add that to the MBA’s CMI accreditation and you’ve got some serious professional backing. You’ll enjoy all the benefits of professional membership – events, online resources, expert career development advice – and the knowledge that you’re learning with one of the top business schools on the planet. You’ll love it, and so will future employers. 

Supporting your career journey

If you’re looking to join a diverse and supportive community of leaders and innovators, with a progressive and inclusive global mindset, and a commitment sustainability and social justice, you’re in the right place. On your course, and as a Business School student, you’ll have the chance to make valuable connections with peers and business leaders from around the world, generating opportunities and career development in the future.  

As a fully-fledged member of the University of Hull, you’ll also be able to take advantage of both the University’s award-winning Careers and Employability Service and the Student and Graduate Centre for Professional Success. Better yet? Your support won’t stop once you graduate, as you’ll join a  global network of over 35,000 Hull University Business School alumni, including nearly 10,000 MBA graduates.  

Like what you see?

Take the next step and discover the Global MBA.  


Fees and funding

We offer bursaries and flexible payment options.

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