Total cost of course
UK/EU: £12,645*
INT: £12,645*

*Prices correct for 2019/2020 new students. Subject to potential annual increase in September 2020.

Course length
2 - 3 years of part time study
Start dates
January, May, September
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Valentina Watson
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Pace of study

We recommend around 20 hours of study per week, per 20 credit module.

Assessment method

This course is assessed through 100% coursework with a range of methods such as essays, research reports, presentations, group work and practical reports.

Webinar - Study a MBA Online at Derby Webinar
02 September

Course code: OLPBI    Level 7 qualification

An MBA is globally recognised as the premium qualification for successful leaders and business managers. Intertwined with advanced financial concepts this new and dynamic online MBA Global Finance programme combines real-world, practical learning experiences with our specialist online learning platform to create a cutting-edge MBA course designed for the next generation of financial executives. It is cleverly structured so you can move beyond a domestic business mind-set, to consider issues and seek solutions in a truly global context.

A work-based online MBA

The core value of this online MBA Global Finance programme emanates from its focus on real-world learning and hands-on involvement beyond typical classroom based education. The MBA Global Finance will mature your knowledge of topics including strategic leadership, financial management, global operations, markets and resources, business research methods and data analysis. The unique financial strands of this programme enable you to specialise in international finance, mergers and acquisitions. By encouraging you to engage in omni-directional thought processes to solve problems from a fresh new perspective, upon completion of the course you will be prepared with the confidence to critically evaluate and lead your organisation through any situation.

Gain a professional qualification and become a Chartered Manager

Chartered Management Institute accreditation logoOur MBA Global Finance is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the UK’s professional body for managers and leaders. This means that upon graduation you will gain the CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and you can apply for prestigious Chartered Manager status, enhancing your employability prospects greatly as you will leave with not only an academic degree but also a professional qualification.

Exemptions for professional membership holders

If you hold a professional qualification you could receive up to 60 credits exemptions from a 180 credit programme. Simply provide us with evidence of your relevant professional qualification with your application and you’ll be on your way to an MBA in no time.

See the exemptions page for more information >

Gain a new global perspective from our multicultural online community

As an online MBA Global Finance student, you will be part of an all-encompassing, globe-spanning community of fellow online learners. Learning alongside peers from all walks of life and spanning a wide variety of professions, you’ll have the opportunity to potentially create a lifelong network with an astute group of aspiring future business leaders. You will also gain different perspectives and insights on issues that are globally affecting businesses.

You can also study the MBA Global full-time or part-time on campus.

What does online learning look like?

If you're thinking of studying one of our courses, you may be wondering how online learning works and what it looks like. Below is a link that will take you to a course taster. This course taster will include a video that provides an oversight of how online learning works, an introduction from the course academic as well as a sample of the content that you will experience during the course.

Click on the 'View Course Taster' button below, and complete the short form to view the course taster.

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Programme Specification

Image: PDF opens in a new window MBA Global Finance programme specification