Ulster University - GMA MBA Pathway Program

Realize your Leadership Potential

Online Learning

All GMA courses are delivered online using best practice e-learning technologies and can be viewed on any device.

UK University Qualifications

GMA partners with one of the U.K's leading business schools to offer a unique career enhancing value proposition to learners world wide.

Flexible & Affordable

GMA in partnership with Ulster University offers flexible and affordable payment routes to a world class MBA Degree.

Realize your Potential

Combining Executive Leadership Development and targeted organizational research projects, the Ulster University – GMA MBA Pathway Program provides busy senior managers with the skill-set and knowledge-base to enter and excel in strategic leadership roles in major corporations worldwide.


Candidates for Part 1 are required to have completed a first degree and / or management qualification at Level 5 or above, and have at least 3 years middle management experience.

Candidates with a first language other than English require IELTS Level 6 or equivalent.

Exceptional R.O.I

The Ulster University – GMA MBA offer a significant return on investment for both individuals leaders and sponsoring organizations. On successful completion of the program, participants receive the LEVEL 7 Extended Diploma in STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT (OFQUAL accredited) and the MASTERS’ IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION from Ulster University, one of the largest business schools in the  U.K.

Sponsoring Organizations will  benefit from senior managers skilled in analyzing organization performance and in planning and developing and business performance improvement programs.

Learning with us

Online Learning through the Global E-Learning Portal

Webinars and 1-2-1 web tutorials.

Virtual Community Learning and networking.

Regional Workshops conducted by Ulster University in selected locations worldwide (contact us for programs in your region).

Duration: Part 1 of your program can be completed in 12 months, and will require a personal commitment of approximately 12 hours per week. Part 2 of the  program requires attendance at a number of Ulster University Global workshops and can be completed in 9 to 12 months.

Tutor Support is available through email, web conferencing and phone, throughout your program.

MBA Program Structure

Part 1: Extended Diploma in Strategic Management

Part 2: MBA Top-Up Courses

Registrations 2020

Intake 2020/1: January 20, 2020

Intake 2020/2: July 20, 2020.

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About Us

Global Management Academy is the U.K's leading provider of online leadership and management training, and has offices in Ireland, Australia, India and the U.K.

Contact Us

To discuss enrolling on the Ulster University MBA Pathway Program, contact us: Tel: +44 (0) 28 9064 0231 | Email: