Mountbatten is an approved academic partner of the University of Chester; one of the oldest British Institutions devoted to Higher Education in the UK. From its roots in the North West of England, the University of Chester has more than 175 years of experience developing innovative and socially relevant curricula. Its success is reflected in consistently high levels of student satisfaction, resultant employability and the achievement of its graduates.

Study for an MA Global Business alongside your 12-month work placement.

The MA Global Business helps our trainees build the practical skills and knowledge to prepare them for a career in International Business. Providing you with a mature understanding of leading and managing in a global business environment through work-based learning. Whether you’re looking to walk away and found your own startup or climb the ladder in a leading business, the MA gives you the tools to innovate in either case.

“My Mountbatten year was truly a growth experience for me and tested my abilities to work full time in an international team while also being back in school full-time earning my Masters in order to further my career.”

Karen Singerman, London Program, August 2014 intake

How it works

You’ll study for your MA throughout your year in London with a combination of evening and weekend classes. All courses are taught on your year in London and then we’ll provide academic support remotely (post-program), while you complete your consultancy report based on your workbased research.

MA Global Business Programme Handbook


  1. Skills and Approaches for Work Based Learning
  2. Managing and Leading People
  3. Finance for Non-Financial Managers
  4. Global Business
  5. Digital Business and New Technology
  6. Designing Practitioner Research
  7. Triple Negotiated Experiential Learning