The Global MBA programme at SPJ London is designed to prepare you for the demands of the global marketplace. The programme provides a comprehensive education in business and management while offering the opportunity to gain international experience and exposure to different cultures.
While the programme is based in London, you can opt for a study term at the Dubai campus of our exchange partner, SP Jain Global. As a leading global business hub, Dubai presents a unique opportunity for students to develop a comprehensive understanding of the global market and gain practical experience in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
If you prefer to stay in London, the option to complete all terms there is also available.
Travel bursaries for UK students
We believe that travel can provide valuable opportunities, and we are committed to helping students make the most of their SPJ London experience. To assist with this, we will offer travel bursaries of £4,000 to applicants from the UK who opt to undertake a term in Dubai. The bursary is intended to cover travel and living costs.
Deeply rooted in business fundamentals, our Global MBA programme emphasises practical skills application. From day one, you will participate in boardroom and business simulations, facing real-time business challenges, solving problems, exploring new approaches to leadership and decision-making and creating value in a fast-paced, disruptive digital environment.
Our programme takes a practical approach to learning by integrating student boardrooms and business simulations into the curriculum from day one. These activities will expose you to real-time business challenges, allowing you to develop critical problem-solving skills and explore new approaches to leadership and decision-making. You will learn to create value in a fast-paced and disruptive digital environment, which is increasingly becoming the norm in the business world.
Our programme also provides hands-on learning through internships and consulting projects. We believe that this combination of theory and practical application is essential for developing well-rounded business leaders equipped to handle the challenges of an uncertain world.
SPJ London’s Global MBA curriculum provides a flexible, personalised approach to learning and is designed for maximum career impact. While the initial term builds a strong foundation in business fundamentals, later terms offer course customisation. Pick a variety of electives to develop a cross-functional perspective or specialise to gain in-depth expertise in your chosen domain.
Our curriculum is tailored to suit your individual learning needs and is designed to have a maximum impact on your career.
The initial term builds a strong foundation in business fundamentals, while later terms offer course customisation.
You have the flexibility to choose from a variety of electives, enabling you to develop a cross-functional perspective or specialise in your desired area of expertise. This flexible approach ensures that you receive an education that will prepare you for success in your future career.
As a Global MBA student at SPJ London, you can expect a higher level of engagement with the curriculum, with 18 contact hours per week, compared to the average of 12 hours per week in UK business schools.
Our Global MBA programme provides you with the opportunity to undertake a four-month internship at a location of your choice. This offers you the chance to apply your skills in a business setting and supplement your academic accomplishments with real-world experiences. You will make meaningful contributions to companies, build strong professional contacts and explore full-time career opportunities.
Note: We will offer internship support in London, but we can’t guarantee internships as they are subject to prevailing labour laws in London.
Our Global MBA programme offers you the opportunity to gain practical experience and enhance your career prospects while working alongside experienced professionals in the field.
During the four-month internship, which may be done at any location, you will have the chance to work on challenging projects and make meaningful contributions to companies. You will gain exposure to different business practices, industries and cultures. You will develop a deeper understanding of the workplace and acquire valuable insights into the demands of the global economy.
Students are coached during their internship by a corporate mentor and an academic mentor. This collaborative effort ensures that students receive personalised guidance and support throughout their internship, resulting in a high-quality work-integrated learning experience.
In addition, the internship provides an opportunity to build a strong network of professional contacts, which can be beneficial when seeking full-time career opportunities after graduation.
Note: Our Career Services Office will provide assistance in securing internships, which may potentially lead to full-time employment opportunities. However, this is not a guaranteed outcome of the program, and the availability of internship opportunities depends on various factors, including prevailing labour laws.
All SPJ London postgraduate students benefit from bespoke career preparation programmes. Whether you are looking to change roles, explore a new career trajectory, or start your own business, our Career Advancement Services and corporate-contact network gives you the leverage to develop as a world-class business leader wherever in the world you want to work.
We take great pride in ensuring that you are well-positioned for a successful career at the end of your Global MBA programme. Our Professional Readiness Programme (PRP) is a comprehensive programme designed to cover leadership and communication training, professional presentation, voice and body language, and job interview preparation. The PRP also includes tailored one-to-one sessions that focus on individual career objectives, work experience, educational background, and future career positioning.
If you wish to change careers, our program provides training and education in your new primary industry of interest. The PRP's focus on soft skills has proven to result in successful job interviews and better adaptation to new work environments.
SP Jain Global Group’s alumni network of 10,000+ members across 50+ countries offers you the opportunity to connect around the world – the starting point for a lifetime of learning, networking and business success.
Upon graduation, you will have access to SP Jain Global's alumni network of 10,000+ members across 50+ countries. This network will be your gateway to a lifelong journey of growth, learning and business success.
SP Jain Global's alumni are leading professionals and entrepreneurs, and they are passionate about mentoring current students and fellow alumni. As an SPJ London graduate, you will have unparalleled opportunities to connect with this global network, share insights and experiences, and build lasting professional relationships.
Being part of the SP Jain Global alumni network also means having access to exclusive industry events, webinars, and workshops. These events provide unique learning and networking opportunities, further enhancing your post-graduation journey and fostering your professional growth.
The Global MBA is a full-time programme and does not permit students to work and study simultaneously. If you wish to pursue a part-time MBA, we recommend SPJ London’s online Executive MBA programme.
Global MBA students can choose electives across different specialisations to develop a cross-functional perspective or specialise in one functional area of management. If you are unsure how to proceed with this at the application stage, you may choose your electives up to a month after the course commences. The programme Dean, subject heads and corporate relations team are available to help you make an informed decision.
You can study terms 1 and 2 in London and term 3 at SP Jain Global's campus in Dubai. For those who prefer to stay in London, the option to complete all terms there is also available. The internship may be completed at any location.