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100% Online MBA

  • Apply by : 11 Jun 2024
  • To start : 24 Jun 2024
  • Total fees : £8,400
  • Per module fees : £700

Complete within 24 months

Why choose St Mary's University?

Why choose St Mary's University

Teaching excellence

Top 10 in UK for student experience (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)

Strong career outcomes

98% of graduates in employment, vocation or further study within 15 months of graduation (HESA 2023)

A quality learning experience

Top 5 in UK for teaching quality (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)

Fully flexible study

100% online part-time learning


Pay your fees per module, as you go

Career path

10 industry-focused MBA specialisations

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Develop your full potential and open doors to truly global
career opportunities with St Marys’ 100% online MBA

St Mary's University London’s 100% online MBA helps you develop into a successful and ethical business leader with a cross-functional understanding of the business environment and the vision to see opportunities in the global marketplace. You’ll deepen your knowledge of economics, cost-based decision-making, corporate financial management, operations, marketing strategy, organisational management, corporate planning and more. In our digital classroom, you will apply the theories you learn to real-world workplace challenges, collaborate and work effectively in teams across and within functional areas, enhance your communication skills, sharpen your critical and analytical thinking, deepen your ethical decision-making in business contexts, and proactively anticipate rapidly changing business challenges in a global economy. 

You’ll develop your capacity to: 

  • motivate and lead others in culturally diverse environments
  • communicate effectively to lead initiatives and share solutions to complex problems in global business
  • develop innovative solutions leveraging technology and core business skills to increase firm value and enhance operations in global business
  • evaluate global economic and regulatory factors to grow business operations ethically and sustainably
  • analyse data using quantitative techniques to mitigate risk and support operational efficiency and strategic decision-making.

And grow your career

MBA graduates are more likely to achieve top management positions in Fortune 500 companies than non-MBA educated employees in the same organisations. St Marys’ online MBA develops in-demand skills and knowledge to grow your career in business and leadership in roles such as: Finance Manager, IT Manager, Marketing Manager, HR Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager and more.

With a programme designed for you

St Marys’ online MBA suits the working professional looking to take their next steps towards careers in senior management and leadership, delivering fundamental skills and knowledge in strategy, operations, marketing, HR and more. Studying fully online and at your own pace, you’ll have the flexibility to fit your learning in around important life commitments including work, family, and friends.

Programme Modules

Gain insight into the entrepreneurial process and the mindset required to take an initial entry-level idea through the creativity, operating strategies, and funding needed into reality while focusing on core business practices. You will gain an understanding of how to recognise opportunities and act on those possibilities. Finally, you’ll explore the entrepreneurial mindset which helps the entrepreneur view the world as full of possibilities, and in turn, helps them overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
Integrated Marketing Communication Strategy
Learn about effective integrated marketing communication (IMC) strategies for organisations. You’ll gain an overview of managing the marketing function, including:
  • segmentation
  • targeting, positioning
  • customer decision-making
  • market and environmental analysis
  • marketing planning strategy.
You’ll learn the role of advertising and other promotional tools in the IMC program of an organisation to achieve effective marketing campaigns based on clear objectives, market segmentation, and target marketing within established time and cost parameters. Finally, you’ll examine the process by which integrated marketing communications programmes are planned, developed, executed, and measured.
Diversity & Employee Engagement

Equip yourself with a thorough understanding of the advantages and challenges presented by workplace diversity, and suggest techniques to effectively manage and maximize the benefits of diversity. You will be guided through a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively manage diversity based on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, ability, national origin, and intersectionality in organizations as well as issues various groups face

Business Strategy
Gain a perspective on organisations, both within and outside of the for-profit business world. You’ll apply learned strategic analysis and managerial thinking to organisations to make better decisions that improve the competitive position and provide value for its key stakeholders. Finally, you’ll explore the main theories, concepts, and models of strategic analysis and their role in management practice.
Finance for Managers
Examine the key financial fundamentals necessary for managing an organisation's operational activities and achieving its strategic goals. You’ll learn about the time value of money, investing in various instruments, making critical decisions regarding capital expenditures, and various methods for successfully capitalising the firm. Managing critical cash flows and allocation of financial assets are also discussed from a managerial perspective.
Economics for Managers
Explore key economic concepts, theories, analytical techniques and the economic fundamentals. You will learn about the supply and demand model, the fundamental market model where trade-offs and choices are considered by comparing benefits and costs. Product and market structures are also analysed at the firm level, while macroeconomic issues of fiscal and monetary policy are explored at an aggregate level. Finally, you’ll gain an understanding of selected topics in international trade, financial markets, economic growth, and positive and negative externalities.
Financial Accounting and Analysis
Many business decisions throughout every level of an organisation are based on the information found in the company’s financial statements. Explore how small and large process changes can increase organisational efficiency and profits through analysing financial statement information. Finally. you’ll examine how decisions made about capital projects, long-term investments, and a company’s risk aversion impact the bottom line.
Leadership & Organisational Behaviour
Equip yourself with the skills and characteristics necessary to be an effective leader. You’ll learn how to apply leadership skills during change and in multicultural and diverse environments. The common thread throughout the course will be leading with strong managerial ethics, emotional intelligence, and reflective leadership. You’ll also explore the relationship between contemporary leadership issues and classical leadership theory.
Marketing Management
Explore the design and implementation of the best combination of marketing efforts to carry out an organisation's strategy in its target markets. You’ll develop an understanding of how an organisation can benefit by creating and delivering value to its customers, and stakeholders, and the skills in applying the analytical concepts and tools of marketing to such decisions as segmentation and targeting, branding, pricing, distribution, and promotion.
Operations Management

Gain a deep understanding of operations management and how it is critical to your success in any field, from consulting to entrepreneurship to general management. You’ll explore the major problems and decision processes of operations management such as operations strategy, process and capacity planning, facilities planning, aggregate planning, materials planning, and quality planning.

Business Intelligence & Visualisation Tools
Business Intelligence (BI) uses historical data to better understand and thereby improve business performance, as well as create new strategic opportunities for growth. Part of this process is to display the results in graphical images for easier understanding. Examine the technologies used to support organisational decision-making. You’ll develop an understanding of data organisation, and examine the BI processes and techniques used in transforming data into knowledge and value. Various functions and applications of business intelligence are described, including but not limited to reporting, online analytical processing, data visualisation and business process management.
Research Methods for Business and Management
Develop your understanding of research in general and business. You'll address both academic business research and business consultancy research and examine the concepts and theories underlying research, as well as the practice of research. This course has an applied focus. You'll identify a feasible research topic through readings and assignments and develop a research proposal for academic business or business consultancy research. You will examine how research problems and questions are identified and the process of achieving thoughtful, effective, and efficient research design. You will also investigate the importance of the literature review and how to carry it out for optimal effectiveness in research. You will also study the philosophical and epistemological assumptions underpinning the research approaches and methodologies, as well as their role in determining the design and implementation of the research. Finally, you will also examine the ethical aspects of research and consultancy.

Entry requirements

To study St Mary's University's 100% online MBA you will need to have completed:

  • An undergraduate degree at 2:2 (or higher), or
  • 3 years’ relevant work experience in a professional/managerial role

English language requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English, or most recent education or work experience was not in English will need to demonstrate proficiency by completing an approved English language test such as IELTS (6.0 overall with no individual sub-scores under 5.5), Pearson PTE (55 overall minimum), or equivalent.

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