Luis Fernando Arrazola

MBA Graduate, City Manager, Groupon

"I enjoyed the international scope of the MBA, which taught me to view businesses and companies from a global perspective."

Online Global MBA (Economics)

The Economics specialisation has been designed to develop your skills in economics and the concepts behind global supply chains and international trade, and explores the macroeconomic environment in various regions globally. This specialisation also focuses heavily on managing businesses across global markets, and covers strategic management and leadership in international organisations, along with their inner workings and processes.

The Global MBA (Economics) is a highly valuable degree for professionals across industries, from those working in multinational enterprises and investment and commercial banks to inter-governmental organisations and export promoting organisations, to name just a few.

Duration: Online 18-36 months
Start dates: January, April, July, October
Campus available: Online

Modular Payment plan available

  • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent – any subject area
  • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent*
  • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (3 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

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Stage I Marketing and Business Environment
Accounting and Managerial Finance
Systems and Operations Management 
Research Methods
Stage II Strategic Management and Leadership 
Advanced International Economics 
Advanced Microeconomics
Stage III Dissertation

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Specialisation Modules **


This module will develop your understanding of a wide range of economic models and their impact on the international business environment.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the macroeconomic environment of business and evaluate its impacts on the wider business environment.
  • Assess and critically examine the impact of foreign trade on the national income, labour markets, and wage levels.
  • Evaluate and justify the concept of national income and discuss the methods used in measuring a nation’s outputs.
  • Discuss the concept of technology diffusion and its relationship to foreign trade.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.



The Advanced Microeconomics module will provide you with a solid foundation in contemporary microeconomic principles and how they operate across various market structures.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate and assess consumer behaviour.
  • Critically assess organisational behaviour.
  • Analyse different types of market structures (such as monopolies, oligopolies, and a competitive markets).
  • Apply and critically evaluate economic principles to a range of business scenarios.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.

**All specialisations are subject to student demand


Core Modules

Detailed information about the core modules can be found on the online Global MBA Programme Structure page.

Career Direction

Your knowledge and skills gained on the programme will help you to achieve positions such as:

  • Economist
  • Financial Risk Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Financial Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • Actuary
Important Information, Terms & Conditions

*Please note that not all study modes/campuses/intake combinations are possible within the programme offered. The programme runs based on student demand. Please contact your student advisor for more information.

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